Danny Gurba, MD

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Gurba focuses on treatment of arthritic conditions of the hip and knee. The primary treatment for these conditions is joint replacement. Since beginning his practice in 1985, Dr. Gurba has performed over 9,000 total hip and knee replacements.

Areas of Specialty

Degenerative conditions of the hip and knee joints

Education / Doctor of Medicine

University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS


Joint Reconstruction, Pennsylvania Hospital/Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City/Truman Medical Center, Affiliated Hospitals, Kansas City, MO


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • Kansas Orthopaedic Society


 Incidence of Allogenic Blood Transfusion in Primary Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty and Cost Analysis of Blood Transfusion Strategies

Kelly J, Gurba DM:

Accepted for Publication, Journal of Southern Orthopaedics.

Outcomes in Collaborative Path-Based Practice

Anderson S MSN RN CS CAN, Soper PA MBA BSN RN, Ericson S MS PT, Gurba DM:

Outcome Improvement, SB Blancett EdD RN and DL Flarey PhD RN Editors, Aspen Publications, Inc., Spring 1998.

Polyethylene Wear in Cases Using Femoral Stems of Similar Geometry But Different Metals, Porous Layer, and Modularity,”

Bal BS, Vandelune D, Gurba DM, Jasty M, Harris WH

Accepted for Publication, Journal of Arthroplasty.

The Hip

Balderston RA, Rothman RH, Booth RE Jr, Hozack W, Gurba DM:

Book Chapter, Clinical Presentation of Degenerative Joint Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Avascular
Necrosis of the Hip, Lea & Febiger, 1992.

Effect of Transverse Connector Design on Development of Late Operative Site Pai Preliminary Clinical Findings.

Cook S, Asher MA, Carson WL, Lai SM.

ASTM International Standard Technical Publication. 2003; 1431:47-54.



Knee Arthroplasty

Gurba DM

Current Opinion in Orthopaedics, Volume 4(1):102- 109, 1993.