Dr. Eckland’s Specialties
Dr. Christopher Eckland’s focus on shoulder care has restored function in patients over the past 15 years.
Dr. Eckland has a special interest in fracture care for kids and adults.
Knee Ligament & Meniscus Repair
Dr. Eckland treats all types of knee pain, and he puts his extensive knowledge of treating knees to work to get patients back to life faster.
Dr. Eckland is a board-certified knee specialist who has helped many patients return to function after knee replacement surgery.
Sports & Athletic Injuries
Dr. Eckland obtained a sports medicine fellowship at the Orthopedic Research of Virginia in Richmond, VA, and has been using this training to treat athletes of all ages.
Many pediatric orthopedic injuries can be treated solely by external stabilization of the bone in a brace, cast, or splint. Dr. Eckland is an expert in sports injuries and fracture care, which includes kids.
Robotic Knee Replacements
Robotic knee surgery is one of the most advanced joint replacement surgeries available to patients today.
MEET DR. ECKLAND:
ABOUT DR. CHRIS ECKLAND
Dr. Chris Eckland is a fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, sports medicine, knee, and fracture care.
Dr. Christopher Eckland is a fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Sano Orthopedics. He specializes in knee, shoulder, sports medicine, and fracture care.
Dr. Eckland is a native of Kansas City and graduated high school at Shawnee Mission Northwest. He then attended Kansas State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. He then earned his D.O. from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery through Michigan State University at Botsford Hospital outside of Detroit, Michigan. While in residency, he was selected as the chief resident in his last year. He then received specialized, advanced training in Sports Medicine at Orthopedic Research of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. During this year, he specialized in caring for athletes at all levels, including the Washington Redskins, multiple local high schools, and the Special Olympics.
Dr. Eckland maintains a wide skill set in his expertise in orthopedics. He focuses on open and arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder and knee. He provides surgical and nonsurgical care for fractures. Dr. Eckland performs numerous knee and shoulder replacements, including unicompartmental knee replacements. His patients describe him as caring, friendly, professional, and honest.
Aside from his orthopedic practice, Dr. Eckland is a devoted husband and father of 2 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and spending time at the lake.
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Michigan State University – Botsford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
- Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
- American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
- Member of American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Osteopathic Association, Kansas Medical Society
- Ingram’s 2021 “50 Kansans You Should Know”
- American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery – Clinical Board certification Examiner, 2012- present
- Ottawa University Team Physician, 2019-2020
- Medical Executive Committee President – Miami County Medical Center, Jan 2016- Dec 2017; Medical Staff President – Miami County Medical Center, Jan 2016- Dec 2017
- Chief of Surgery – Miami County Medical Center, Jan 2014- Jan 2018
- Associate Clinical Professor Orthopedic Surgery residency – University of Kansas – Wichita, 2009 – 2011
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Dr. Eckland is a native of Kansas City and graduated high school at Shawnee Mission Northwest. Aside from his orthopedic practice, Dr. Eckland is a devoted husband and father of 2 children. He enjoys being with his family, traveling, and spending time at the lake.
DR. CHRIS ECKLAND’S PATIENT REVIEWS
DR. ECKLAND’S BLOGS
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