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Dr. Daniel Sisk, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Sports Medicine Physician, Joins Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Arm & Elbow / October 22, 2020
Dr. Daniel Sisk, PM&R-Sports Medicine Physician
Daniel Sisk, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Sports Medicine Physician

Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics is proud to announce that Daniel Sisk, M.D., has joined the practice and will be seeing patients starting November 2.

Dr. Sisk is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry, a specialty that focuses on using nonsurgical and minimally invasive techniques and treatments to help patients overcome painful conditions. He has extensive training in the use of ultrasound for diagnostics and therapeutic injections, which can enhance accuracy and precision while improving the likelihood of recovery without surgery for many patients. Through ultrasound and EMG-guided procedures, Dr. Sisk diagnoses and treats a wide range of orthopedic injuries involving all extremities, as well as the spine in certain cases.

Originally from Overland Park, Kan., Dr. Sisk earned his medical degree from The University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed internships in internal medicine at Truman Medical Center and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to Seattle for his PM&R residency at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Sisk then completed his PM&R-Sports Medicine fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., before returning home to Kansas City.

During his time at Stanford Health Care, Dr. Sisk served as team physician for multiple sports at Stanford University, covering games, managing acute injuries and directing rehabilitation toward return to sport. He has experience treating all musculoskeletal conditions including strains, sprains, contusions and fractures. He also helped manage a return to sport program for athletes with mild to moderate concussions.

“Dr. Sisk’s experience managing athletes fills a much-needed role for Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics and allows us to provide an additional level of expertise to meet the growing demands of our community,” said Brian Stewart, Chief Development Officer for Dickson-Divelely Orthopaedics. “He’ll be a true asset in helping assist all types of athletes get back to normal, from young recreational athletes and weekend warriors to highly competitive high school and college athletes, as well as industrial athletes.”

“It’s a privilege to return home to Kansas City and go to work for the best orthopedic group in the region,” Dr. Sisk said. “I’ve always envisioned treating patients here in my hometown community and being able to give back in a way that makes a lasting impact. I’m excited to get started, and I’m looking forward to continuing to build on our tradition of excellence.”

Learn more about Dr. Sisk in the video below:

For athletes, non-athletes and workers’ compensation patients alike, Dr. Sisk’s practice focuses on diagnosis and treatment of almost any bone, muscle, tendon or ligament issue. Some of the most common procedures he performs include:

  • Ultrasound-guided injections for therapeutic purposes
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Electromyography (EMG) for the diagnosis of nerve injuries
  • Treatment of sports injuries to all body parts
  • Treatment of work-related injuries to all body parts

Conditions he most commonly treats include:

  • Shoulder strains, sprains and pain
  • Knee strains, sprains and pain
  • Hip strains, sprains and pain
  • Low back, mid-back and neck strains, sprains and pain
  • Sports concussions
  • Elbow pain and tendonitis
  • Ankle strains, sprains and pain

Dr. Sisk will begin seeing patients on November 2. Patients can begin scheduling appointments now by calling 913-319-7600. And, while a referral from a primary care physician or other provider is not required, physicians can refer a patient to Dr. Sisk by faxing the patient’s name, birthdate and insurance information to 913-253-1707. Case managers and others can refer workers’ compensation cases by calling 913-319-7684 or emailing wcdd@kcoi.com.

About Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

For nearly 100 years, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics has provided high-quality orthopedic care. Our patient care team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, durable medical equipment specialists and more. With two convenient locations in Leawood and Kansas City, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics offers surgical and non-surgical treatment options across all subspecialties of orthopedic medicine.