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LEADING ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS JOIN MENORAH MEDICAL CENTER
Highly specialized in hip and knee
joint replacement and complex revision surgeries, board-certified and
fellowship-trained physicians open Kansas City Joint Replacement on hospital
OVERLAND PARK, KAN.—(August 25, 2017)—Menorah Medical Center—part of
HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare and premier provider of orthopedic surgical services—announces three well-known and accomplished orthopedic surgeons will open a new clinic on the hospital campus, Kansas City Joint Replacement. These physicians bring a depth and breadth of experience and will provide patients in the area immediate access to top-notch, compassionate and advanced orthopedic services, including hip and knee joint replacement and complex revision surgeries. The physicians will practice at Menorah Medical Center.
The orthopedic surgeons, who come to Menorah Medical Center from the Kansas City, Kansas area, include Kelly Hendricks, M.D.,
Cameron Ledford, M.D. and David Anderson, M.D.
“We are pleased these highly regarded specialists are joining Menorah Medical Center and opening their clinic on our campus, ” says Menorah Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Charles Laird. “Their expertise and passion align with our commitment to excellence and compassion in innovative orthopedic and rehabilitation patient care and outcomes.”
Dr. Kelly Hendricks is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, considered to be one of the area's preeminent experts in adult orthopedic reconstruction, specifically in knee and hip replacements. Dr. Hendricks is frequently called upon by orthopedic colleagues for difficult or complex surgical procedures, and is one of the regions few surgeons who performs total femoral replacements. Although his specialty is hip and knee procedures, Dr. Hendricks has been extremely involved in all aspects of orthopedic education at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he served as an associate professor. Over the course of his tenure, he has directed his formidable talents and energy to enhancing the clinical, academic and research areas of the university's orthopedic program. Additionally, he has published, presented and lectured extensively on his area of expertise.
Dr. Cameron Ledford
is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in adult lower
extremity reconstruction including primary and revision hip and knee replacements.
A graduate of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction
Fellowship, Dr. Ledford has been the recipient of several honors for his
research, academics and patient care. He has served many leadership roles
including president of his medical school class as well as the chief resident
during his orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Ledford was also captain of the
conference-winning Wichita State University basketball team during his
collegiate years. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty
and is a member of the American Association Hip and Knee Surgeons as well as
the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Dr. David Anderson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with specialized expertise in hip and knee procedures. In addition to his practice, Dr. Anderson served as assistant professor within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center during his tenure. He is a graduate of the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Program - Adult Reconstructive Fellowship, holds a master's in cellular and molecular biology, and has numerous professional articles and presentations to his credit. Dr. Anderson serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and Techniques in Orthopedics. He has also led multiple research studies related to his field, and has been honored for both his research and for his teaching. Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Kansas, City, Kansas and Missouri Orthopedic Societies.
For more information about Menorah Medical Center
and its spectrum of comprehensive services, including a robust orthopedics
program, visit menorahmedicalcenter.com.
Menorah Medical Center
Menorah Medical Center (MMC) — part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider — is a full-service, acute-care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park and Leawood. The hospital serves the community’s healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area, including the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Menorah Medical Center. Menorah has a medical staff with more than 600 physicians covering the spectrum of specialties and offers exceptional experiences and extraordinary medicine for adults, newborns, children and teens. The Menorah culture of excellence fuels a commitment to meet and exceed the highest medical standards and to continually search for new and better ways to care for patients. Menorah Medical Center was the first hospital in Johnson County to be dual certified as an accredited chest pain center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and certified stroke care center by The Joint Commission. Menorah Medical Center’s Neuroscience Program is comprised of the best physicians in the region who also have access and relationships with seven hospitals and hundreds of specialists in the HCA Midwest Health system. Menorah’s Bariatric Program is a leader in the region and is recognized as a Center of Excellence through The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The program is also recognized by Aetna Institutes of Quality® (IOQ) for consistently delivering evidence-based, quality care for weight loss surgery. The Commission on Cancer accredits Menorah Medical Center as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. The Breast Center at Menorah is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Menorah Medical Center is home to the da Vinci® for colorectal, ear, nose and throat, head and neck, gynecology, urology and general surgeries. In addition, Menorah was the first in the region with the da Vinci® Xi Surgical Robot, used for colorectal, gynecology and urology procedures. Menorah also features the area’s only CyberKnife, a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. Finally, The Women’s Center at Menorah includes perinatology; obstetrics, neonatology, gynecology, gynecologic oncology, urology and surgery in a boutique setting that gives our patients top quality personal care. For more information about Menorah Medical Center, visit menorahmedicalcenter.com.
HCA Midwest Health
HCA Midwest Health is the Kansas City area’s leading healthcare provider consisting of seven hospitals, outpatient centers, clinics, physician practices, surgery centers and an array of other services to meet the healthcare needs of the greater Kansas City area. HCA Midwest Health is also one of the area’s largest private sector employers with more than 9,000 employees, the largest provider of charity and uncompensated care, and annually donates more than $1.2 million to local charities. Since April 2003, HCA Midwest Health has invested more than $845 million to enhance and expand patient services and has paid more than $216 million in taxes to local communities. HCA Midwest Health facilities serving the Kansas City area include Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center and Research Psychiatric Center. Midwest Physicians, which is part of HCA Midwest Health, is a network of experienced, multi-specialty physicians located throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Midwest Physicians currently represents 344 physicians, including 142 primary care providers and 197 specialists with 80 physician practices providing care in 146 locations to serve the community. The physicians, licensed professionals and support staff who comprise the HCA Midwest Health team are dedicated to improving healthcare in the Greater Kansas City and outlying areas. For more information, visit hcamidwest.com.