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DR. MICHAEL DEMPEWOLF

BOARD-CERTIFIED & FELLOWSHIP-TRAINED ORTHOPEDIC SPORTS MEDICINE EXPERT

Garnett and Leawood

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Dr. Dempewolf’s Specialties

Knee Arthroscopy

With Dr. Dempewolf’s experience treating competitive athletes and an extensive focus on knee arthroscopy, Dr. Dempewolf is able to maximize your chance to return to full function and sport without the risk of re-injury.

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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dr. Dempewolf is an expert in shoulder care, which includes both Shoulder Arthroscopy and Shoulder Replacements.

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Sports & Athletic Injuries

Dr. Mike Dempewolf completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Southern California. In Kansas City, Dr. Dempewolf continues to care for competitive athletes. 

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Pediatric Fractures

Dr. Dempewolf is an expert in sports injuries and fracture care, which includes kids.  His primary goal is to promote the healing of the bone in a normal position. 

ACL Repair/Reconstruction

Dr. Dempewolf specializes in ACL injuries. With his sports medicine fellowship and coverage as Team Physician for several teams in KC, he maximizes your chance to return to function without the risk of re-injury.

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Shoulder Replacement

Dr. Michael Dempewolf specializes in shoulder care, which includes primary stemless and reverse shoulder replacements.  

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MEET DR. DEMPEWOLF:

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ABOUT DR. MICHAEL DEMPWOLF

Dr. Michael Dempewolf is a fellowship-trained and board-certified sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Sano Orthopedics. He specializes in shoulder, elbow, and knee conditions, focusing on competitive athletes.

BACKGROUND

Dr. Dempewolf brings his specialty in Sports Medicine to Sano Orthopedics. His primary focus is the open and arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. He is also devoted to the care of competitive athletes.

Dr. Mike Dempewolf was raised in St. Louis, MO, and he attended the University of Missouri as an undergraduate. He earned a dual degree DO/MBA program from the Kansas City University of Medicine in conjunction with Rockhurst University. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at a busy Moreno Valley, California trauma center. He was elected chief resident in his last year, reflecting his work ethic and leadership abilities. He then received advanced training by completing a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Southern California. During this year, he assisted in caring for athletes at multiple levels, including the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the University of California, Irvine, CA, and multiple local high schools.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He continues to pursue his passion for treating athletes in conjunction with Johnson County Community College, Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club, and the Kansas City Blues Rugby organizations.

A devoted husband and father, Dr. Dempewolf enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 sons. He enjoys playing sports with his sons, fishing, golf, and traveling.

EDUCATION

Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO

MBA: Healthcare Leadership, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, CA

Fellowship:

  • Sports Medicine, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Irvine, California

Board Certification:

    • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Team Physician for Kansas City Monarch Baseball Club
  • Team Physician for Johnson County Community College
  • Team Physician for Kansas City Blues Rugby Organization
  • Member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member of American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

A devoted husband and father, Dr. Dempewolf enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons. He enjoys playing sports with his sons as well as fishing, golf, and traveling.

LOCATIONS

Dr. Dempewolf sees patients in our Kansas clinics: Leawood, KS, and Garnett, KS.

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DR. MICHAEL DEMPEWOLF’S PATIENT REVIEWS

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DR. DEMPEWOLF’S BLOGS & RESEARCH

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