Orthopaedic Surgery

University Health


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tmchh08_200wUniversity Health
is the “home base” of the residency program. It is a city-county type of hospital with 247 acute care beds, 44 ICU beds and a NICU with 24 bassinets. It has an average daily census 131.5 acute patients and 21.7 newborns. The hospital has 49,645 Emergency Department visits, 280,345 outpatient visits and performs 4,274 surgeries a year. Designated a Level I Trauma Center by the State of Missouri, a large volume of the operative experience at this hospital is trauma-related. There are currently five full time orthopaedic staff at this institution.   Surgery and clinics are scheduled five days a week.  Six orthopaedic residents are assigned here at all times. The staff members are:

James W. Bogener, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department(s) of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Health - UMKC Health Sciences District

Specialties and Research/Medical Interests

Medical student and resident education, Medical Simulation

Bogener, James W.
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Akin Cil, M.D.

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rex L. Diveley Endowed Chair,
Department(s) of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Health - UMKC Health Sciences District
Cil, Akin
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Christopher M. Shaw, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s) of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Health - UMKC Health Sciences District
Shaw, Christopher M.
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Amelia Sorensen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director
Department(s) of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Health - UMKC Health Sciences District
Sorensen, Amelia
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