Dr. Fotopoulos Featured as Top Orthopedic Physician in Healthy KC Magazine

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., board-certified interventional physiatrist, is once again featured in Healthy Kansas City as one of the area’s Top Orthopedic Physicians.

Dr. Fotopoulos received the same recognition in 2018, the magazine’s first year publishing the list. According to the editors of Healthy Kansas City, their Top Orthopedic Physicians list is designed to showcase “talented medical professionals who … rely on state-of-the-art orthopaedic procedures and surgeries to patients, working in tandem with each individual to develop a health care plan designed to get them back to the lifestyle they want and deserve.”

Click here to read the full article, which spotlights Dr. Fotopoulos’ clinical specialties of treating back, neck, hip, shoulder and knee pain. He is extensively experienced in minimally invasive and interventional procedures for treating spinal disorders nonsurgically. He discusses many of these procedures in the following videos.

Vertiflex® Superion® treatment for patients with spinal stenosis:

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild®) for pain caused by central spinal stenosis:


Radiofrequency ablation for lower back pain, knee pain and headaches:


Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for compression fractures:


The benefits of spinal cord stimulation to relieve back pain:


To consult with Dr. Fotopoulos or any of our physicians, call for an appointment at 913-319-7600.


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