Dr. Beutel’s Specialties
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the more common nerve disorders. As a fellowship-trained orthopedic hand surgeon, Dr. Beutel specializes in treating hand and wrist pain caused by carpal tunnel.
Dr. Beutel is a specialty-trained orthopedic hand surgeon treating thumb, finger, hand, and wrist arthritis. Treatment options are based on the severity of the symptoms, which may include non-operative treatment to relieve pain. Patients experiencing pain and decreased function due to arthritis benefit from the care of a hand surgeon.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital tunnel syndrome is the cause of considerable pain and disability for patients and is often misdiagnosed. Seeking medical attention from a physician specializing in hand can ensure an accurate diagnosis and quicker return to function.
Dupuytren’s contracture is an abnormal thickening of the fascia, a layer of tissue under the skin in the palm of your hand at the base of your fingers. This thickened area may develop into a hard lump or thick band. Over time, it can cause one or more fingers to curl, pull sideways, or “contract” toward your palm. Depending on the patient, Dr. Beutel provides a variety of conservative and surgical treatment options to help his patients find relief.
Wrist and finger fractures are common. If not treated properly, finger fractures and dislocations can have significant consequences, including poor function, chronic pain, stiffness, and deformity. The goal of management is to return to normal function and activity.
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ABOUT DR. BRYAN BEUTEL
Dr. Bryan Beutel is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and wrist care.
Dr. Bryan Beutel is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and wrist care at Sano Orthopedics. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in biological engineering from Cornell University and earned his medical degree from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he also completed an orthopedic research fellowship as part of a clinician-scientist training program. Following this training, Dr. Beutel completed his hand surgery fellowship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City under the mentorship of Dr. Charles P. Melone, Jr. He went on to practice hand surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio for several years before moving to Kansas City where he is an assistant professor at Kansas City University.
With a passion for research, Dr. Beutel has published over 30 scientific journal articles on orthopedics and hand surgery, authored several book chapters, and has had his research presented at regional, national, and international conferences. He is an Active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), a member of the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS), and a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).
Dr. Beutel is known for his humanistic approach to patient care and for emphasizing patient education. When not working at Sano Orthopedics or teaching at Kansas City University, he is busy helping raise two children with his wife.
Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery – NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY
Fellowship: Orthopedic Research – NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Board Certification: Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Beutel is an active orthopedic researcher. He has published over 30 scientific journal articles on orthopedics and hand surgery.
View Dr. Beutel’s research on Pub Med
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
- Assistant Professor at Kansas City University
- Active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) member
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) candidate member
- Cincinnati Magazine “Top Doctor” in hand surgery – 2020
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Dr. Beutel is passionate about research and education. His hobbies include writing and playing the guitar. In his free time, he is busy at home helping to raise two children with his wife.
Dr. Beutel sees patients at our Lee’s Summit, MO, office.
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