• 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.


  • Cartilage Restoration and Repair

    Our physicians are experts in the care of cartilage lesions of the knee, elbow, shoulder and hip. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI), Osteochondral Autograft Transfer (OATs), microfracture, primary cartilage repair, and cartilage regeneration are techniques individually selected with each patient.


  • Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee

    Procedures perform include:
    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is surgery to reconstruct the torn ligament of your knee with a tissue graft.


  • Total Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement (TKR) is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with new artificial parts.


  • Shoulder Surgery including Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair & Reconstruction

    Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability surgery can restore function and stability to the active patient and overhead athlete.

  • Total Shoulder Replacement

    Shoulder joint replacement is a surgical procedure performed to replace the damaged shoulder joint with the artificial implants. Shoulder joint replacement is usually performed when the joint

  • Elbow injuries

    Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery) restores function and stability to the overhead athlete with a ligament injury


  • Treatment of Sports Foot/Ankle Injuries, Ankle Arthroscopy and Cartilage Restoration

    Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapeutic Treatments

    Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is platelet rich concentrated portion of blood plasma. Blood plasma contains vital growth factors that help in repairing the injured tissue and platelets

  • Ankle Arthritis

    Arthritis is inflammation resulting from the degeneration of cartilage in the joint causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints resulting in restricted movements.

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Our Surgeons

Jon E. Browne, M.D.

Jon E. Browne, M.D. received his MD degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and then went on to a fellowship in Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine with Drs. Slocum, Larson, and James at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Dr. Browne is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the Program Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program through the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His practice is limited to knee and sports injuries.
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Cris D. Barnthouse, M.D.

Cris D. Barnthouse, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he also completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency. He then completed a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine. Dr. Barnthouse is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine issued by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the co-director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program through the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His practice emphasis is on knee, shoulder, and sports injuries.
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Kirk A. McCullough, M.D.

Kirk A. McCullough, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. After residency, Dr. McCullough completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC, serving as an assistant team physician for the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox Triple A affiliate), along with assisting in the care of UNC Charlotte and Davidson University athletes throughout the year.
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