Sports Medicine Injuries and Specialty Care of the Elite Level Athlete

The physicians at OSMCKC are Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeons with years of experience caring for the elite level athlete of all ages.

Meet Our Surgeons
Jon E. Browne, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Jon E. Browne, M.D. received his MD degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, com

Meet Our Surgeons
Cris D. Barnthouse, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Cris D. Barnthouse, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he also completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency.

Meet Our Surgeons
Kirk A. McCullough, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Kirk A. McCullough, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Meet Our Surgeons
Christopher W. Peer, MS., MD.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Christopher W. Peer, MS., MD. earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech as well as a Master's Degree in Biochemistry and Microbiology.

Meet Our Surgeons
Dr. John Carlisle
Orthopaedic Surgeon

I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a special interest in hip arthroscopy and sports medicine, including complex knee and shoulder surgery.

Practice News

  • Dr. Kirk McCullough recently attended the 2016 AOSSM meeting in Colorado Springs, CO where he moderated the Foot and Ankle Academic Session"...

  • Dr. Jon Browne presented a research paper entitled "The Importance of a Complete Knee Exam using Three Independent Tests"...

  • As part of their continued work with the NFL Foot and Ankle Subcommittee, Dr. Kirk McCullough and researchers from the University of Virginia ...

  • Dr. Carlisle recently returned from Veysonnaz, Switzerland, where he served as the physician for the United States Men's and Women's ...

  • Dr. Barnthouse and Dr. McCullough attended the NFL Scouting Combine as Head Team Physician and Consultant respectively for the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Dr. Kirk McCullough has been announced the official team orthopaedic surgeon for the Swope Park Rangers soccer team (USL).

  • Dr. Peer earns subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Dr. Browne received the prestigious nomination to the Top Doctor class of 2000 by Ingram's Magazine.

  • Dr. Barnthouse received the prestigious nomination to the Top Doctor class of 2006 by Ingram's Magazine.

  • Dr. McCullough recently presented his research on Lisfranc sprains in NFL athletes at the 2015 AOFAS meeting in Long Beach, CA.

  • Dr. McCullough recently returned to the Cleveland Clinic on August 7-8th as invited guest faculty for the 2015 Sideline Guidelines for the Sports Medicine Professional, where he presented on...

  • The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City is pleased to announce the addition of our newest Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Christopher W. Peer, MS., MD.

  • Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute was recently recognized as 1 of only 251 U.S. hospitals and the ONLY hospital in the Greater Kansas City Metro area with a 5 Star rating...

  • Dr. McCullough published a recent article titled "Mini-Open Repair of Achilles Rupture in the National Football League" in December 2014 in the Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances

  • We congratulate Dr. Barnthouse for being voted Orthopaedic Top Doctor 2013 by 435 South Magazine




  • We congratulate Dr. Browne for being voted Orthopaedic Top Doctor 2013 by 435 South Magazine