Dr. Kevin Witte

Board-Certified & Fellowship-Trained
Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Expert

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Get To Know Dr. Witte:

Dr. Kevin Witte is a fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Sano Orthopedics. He specializes in knee, shoulder, and elbow care. 


A native of Windsor, MO, Dr. Witte obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences while obtaining an MBA in Healthcare Leadership from Rockhurst University. He completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, FL, working under the leadership of world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Andrews. During his sports medicine fellowship, he learned the latest techniques in the treatment of knee injuries, elbow complications, and shoulder conditions in athletes of all ages. He also learned how to manage an entire sports program and the relationships between parents, teams, and coaches that coincide with that management.

Dr. Witte is a team doctor for Avila University in Kansas City. He is an associate clinical professor of KCU. Dr. Witte’s passions include athletic injury prevention, regenerative medicine, and injuries of the throwing athlete.

Those who know Dr. Witte will say he carries a steadfast love and kindness in all he does. An avid hunter, fisherman and overall outdoorsman, he is driven to help patients live healthy and active lifestyles.

To learn more about Dr. Witte, watch his video on You Tube. 



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

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

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Saint Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO

Board Certifications: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Andrews Research & Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL

Awards & Affiliations
  • Team doctor for Avila University
  • Associate Clinical Professor of KCU
  • Chief of Surgery, Saint Luke’s South Hospital
Interests & Hobbies

When Dr. Witte isn’t focusing on health care and putting our patients on the road back to the lifestyle they love, he can be found outdoors, cheering on Mizzou athletics or at home with his wife and three children.


Dr. Witte sees patients at both our Leawood, KS, and Lee’s Summit, MO, offices.

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Dr. Witte’s Specialties

Tommy John / UCL Repair & Reconstruction

Dr. Kevin Witte completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, FL. He has a focus in treating injuries of the throwing athlete. His robust experience and specialized training have returned many baseball athletes back to the mound.

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Rotator Cuff Repair

Depending on the tear, rotator cuff treatments may include conservative and/or surgical repair.  Dr. Kevin Witte is an expert in shoulder care and takes the time to review the best options for his patients.  

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Sports & Athletic Injuries

Dr. Witte completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, FL. He has a special interest in treating injuries of the throwing athlete, and this includes injury prevention. 

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Knee Ligament Repair / Reconstruction

(ACL, MCL, PCL, Meniscus Injuries) 

When knee ligaments are damaged, the knee joint may become unstable. Depending on the injury and lifestyle of the patient, conservative treatment or surgery may be necessary to provide stabilization of the knee. Our goal at Sano Orthopedics is to individualize your treatment plan through evidence-based medicine to maximize your chance to return to function without the risk of re-injury.

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Total Knee Replacements

Typically, arthritis is the most common reason for knee replacement surgery to be performed. Dr. Witte is a board-certified knee specialist who has helped many patients return to function after knee replacement surgery.

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Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine includes the use of natural cells tissue, blood components, and growth factors that are harnessed to aid in the treatment of orthopedic injuries or conditions. Regenerative medicine treatments repair lost or damaged tissue, enhance healing, stimulate regeneration and reduce pain and inflammation. Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) procedure is a promising innovative regenerative therapy used to enhance healing in certain orthopedic injuries. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is a non-surgical therapy that utilizes a patient’s own blood to stimulate a healing reaction within a damaged joint or tissue. Because of the growth factors in platelets, platelet-rich plasma can aid the healing process.

The field of regenerative medicine is an emerging area of interest that holds promise for treating many injuries. Dr. Witte has been practicing regenerative medicine since 2014, tracking research and advancements to pursue this treatment for the right patients. Our qualified team uses their training, experience and the latest research and evaluates your patient history and goals to develop a unique treatment plan for you.

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Dr. Witte’s Blogs & Research

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Dr. Witte: Your Regenerative Medicine Questions Answered

Dr. Kevin Witte, board-certified, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon with Sano Orthopedics, answers common questions about Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Witte has been practicing regenerative medicine since 2014. Regenerative medicine, also known as orthobiologics, is the use of natural cells, tissue, blood components, and growth 

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5 Things to Know about ACL Injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the primary stabilizer in the knee and one of the most common sports injuries. It is a strong ligament, that allows you to pivot, twist, and turn. Damage to the ACL can occur when an athlete suddenly stops or pivots, quickly changes direction, or lands after jumping. ACL injuries are common and complex, and 

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Dr. Witte Explains Medial-Sided Elbow Pain

Medial elbow pain tends to raise the alarm for most baseball players. The biggest fear is that it could be an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury, which has a long and difficult recovery timeline.  Dr. Kevin Witte is a sports medicine surgeon who specializes in injuries of throwing athletes. H

Mario - google review

Hands down! Dr. Witte and his staff cant be matched! He and his staff show general concern for their patients from the time you check in, until you leave! This includes after hours as well!

Judi, Healthgrades review

Dr. Witte is wonderful! He has treated me most recently for a leg fracture. Besides being knowledgeable and up-to-date on current orthopedic treatments, Dr. Witte is very respectful, caring, attentive and PROMPT. I never feel rushed during my appointments. He listens to my concerns and questions and offers treatment options that really work! A bonus for me has been Dr. Witte’s knowledge of regenerative medicine treatments to help me manage my arthritic pain and inflammation. I am also grateful for the help I get from his entire staff. Really everyone at SANO Orthopedics is top notch.

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