Dr. Comrie’s Specialties
Hip & Knee Arthritis
Hip and knee arthritis can significantly impact one’s quality of life, causing pain and limited mobility. Dr. Comrie has extensive experience with treating arthritis which allows him to tailor treatments according to each patient’s unique needs.
Total Knee Replacements
When knee pain persists despite attempts with medication and physical therapy, the next step may involve considering a total knee replacement. Dr. Comrie thoroughly evaluates each case and recommends the most suitable treatment plan.
Partial Knee Replacements
When a total knee replacement is not appropriate someone may be a candidate for replacement of only one side of the knee or a partial knee replacement. Dr. Comrie can determine if someone is a candidate for partial knee replacement after an evaluation and discussion of treatment options.
Total Hip Replacements – Posterior and Anterior Approaches
Comrie takes time to explain all treatment options. With experience in both posterior and anterior approaches to hip replacements, his expertise is invaluable in providing comprehensive and tailored solutions for each individual.
Revision Total Knee Replacement
Leveraging his training and expertise in addressing pain and decreased function following a total knee replacement, Dr. Comrie has assisted numerous patients through knee revision surgery. Helping to decrease pain and improve function allows patients to return to their prior level of activity.
Revision Total Hip Surgery
Hip revision surgery is essential when the original implant wears out, becomes loose, or fails due to reasons like infection, multiple dislocations, or persistent hip pain and dysfunction. Dr. Comrie’s expertise in revision surgery ensures patients receive the care they need.
Hip resurfacing is a procedure to treat hip arthritis in some patients. The goal of this procedure is to relieve pain and improve function, allowing patients to return to an active lifestyle. Dr. Comrie is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in Kansas City to perform this procedure.
MEET DR. COMRIE:
ABOUT DR. ROB COMRIE
Dr. Rob Comrie is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon practicing at Sano Orthopedics. He specializes in knee and hip conditions with a focus on joint reconstruction.
Dr. Rob Comrie specializes in knee and hip conditions focusing on total joint replacement.
Before beginning his career as a physician, Dr. Comrie obtained his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Missouri. During his five years as a physical therapist, he worked closely with patients recovering from a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. He became inspired by the idea of making a more profound impact on his patients’ lives and pursued a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at Kansas City University.
Following medical school, Dr. Comrie completed his orthopedic surgery residency through Michigan State University at McLaren Macomb Regional Medical Center outside Detroit, Michigan. He then completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction with the Fondren Orthopedic Group at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Comrie’s care philosophy revolves around understanding his patients and their needs then formulating a comprehensive treatment plan to suit them. He remains at the forefront of medical advancements, leveraging the latest literature and technology to optimize patient outcomes. Cultivating meaningful relationships with patients and their families brings him fulfillment in his surgical practice.
Comrie’s specialization in adult reconstruction instills profound confidence in adult patients seeking relief. By skillfully employing conservative, minimally invasive treatments and advanced surgical techniques, Dr. Comrie brings newfound hope to individuals suffering from hip and knee discomfort, guiding them toward lasting relief and improved mobility.
Masters of Physical Therapy: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
Residency: Michigan State University, McLaren Macomb Regional Medical Center, Mount Clemens, MI
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Fondren Orthopedic Group, Houston, TX
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
- American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Outside of work, Dr. Comrie enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys, watching Kansas City Chiefs games, barbecuing, skiing, traveling, and golfing.
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