Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

orthopedicsTMC Lakewood’s Orthopaedic services, certified by The Joint Commission for knee and hip replacement  are provided through the practice of Thomas McCormack, M.D. This is the first orthopaedic service in the Kansas City Metro area to be certified by The Joint Commission for full joint replacement of knees and hips.

Located in the Lakewood Medical Pavilion, Dr. McCormack has a special interest in personalized total knee replacements, total hip replacements, and unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements.

Dr. McCormack utilizes state-of-the-art knee implants for total knee joint replacement, which allow for a more accurate, individualized fit, and greater comfort. A specialized team provides support for each joint replacement patient, prior to surgery and after, maximizing the opportunity for a quick recovery.

The partial knee replacement is a minimally invasive knee surgery, which is often the procedure of choice for a highly active lifestyle patient who wishes to have more mobility on a long-term basis.

Additional services available include shoulder scopes, knee scopes, and ACL reconstruction. To schedule an appointment, please call 816-404-7600

 

Ask the Doctor Video Series

Episode 3 - Knee Replacements and Recovery Information

Dr. Tom McCormack answers a patient's question regarding post-knee replacement recovery and any limitations there may be on activities. 

 

 

Additional Services

Orthopaedic services are also available in the Lakewood Specialty Center I, through the practices of Dr. Akin Cil and Dr. Amelia Sorensen.   Dr. Cil's special area of interest is in treating injuries to the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Sorensen treats injuries and conditions of the hand and wrist, and microvascular surgery.

To schedule an appointment, please call 816-404-7200

 

 

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