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John Anderson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Kansas City, MO, Children's Mercy Kansas City


Orthopaedic Surgery Kansas City, MO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Anderson

Dr. John Anderson is an orthopedic surgeon in Kansas City, MO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Mercy Kansas City and Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice 18 years. Dr. Anderson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Children's Mercy Kansas City and one of 3 doctors at Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas who specialize in Orthopaedic Surgery. He has more than 30 publications and over 350 citings.

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery Of The Spine, 2005 - 2006
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Kansas (Wichita)
    University of Kansas (Wichita)Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999 - 2004
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of MedicineClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2005 - 2025
  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2001 - 2024
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2004 - 2010
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Paul W Meyer Award University of Missouri Kansas City Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017
  • Top Doctor in Kansas City 435 Magazine, 2016
  • Top Doctor in Kansas City Kansas City Business Journal, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Os Odontoideum in Children: Treatment Outcomes and Neurologic Risk Factors  
    Helenius IJ, Bauer JM, Verhofste B, Sponseller PD, Krengel WF, Hedequist D, Cahill P, Larson AN, Pahys JM, Anderson JT, Martus JE, Yaszay B, Phillips JH, J Bone Joint Surg Am, 10/2/2019

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    First Choice
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
    Providence Health System Personal Option
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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