Get to Know Your Ortho: Meet Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos, Interventional Physiatrist

One of the Best Orthopedic Doctors in Kansas City explains things to a patient

He is quadruple board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, family practice-sports medicine, and undersea and hyberbaric medicine. He’s also a U.S. Navy veteran and the proud son of the first-ever surgeon at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital. With such an extensive background in the medical field, some might wonder, what else makes Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos tick? Find out in the following video, the latest episode of our “Get to Know Your Ortho” video series:

Dr. Fotopoulos is also featured in the May/June edition of Healthy Kansas City magazine, where he discusses spinal cord stimulation as a treatment option for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Because diabetes and certain other chronic conditions are considered high-risk factors for complications from the novel coronavirus, the article also covers important ways people with pre-existing conditions can remain diligent in their attempts to avoid contracting the virus.

Read the full article online.

Check out the following links for more videos and information from Dr. Fotopoulos about spinal cord stimulation and other non-surgical pain relief procedures:

For more information or to make an appointment, call 913-319-7600.

About Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Since 1923, 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 practitionersdurable 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.


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