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All About our Orthopedic clinic in Kansas City

History of KCOA

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The Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance is a go-to location for anyone in the Kansas City area looking for top-quality orthopedic treatments.

With numerous locations and different technologies at our disposal, there are few orthopedic organizations that can offer this same level of care. Since our inception, KCOA has continued to evolve. So, how did we transform from a mere idea into one of the most well-regarded orthopedic organizations in the Midwest? Read on to learn more about the history of KCOA.

The Right City

There could be no Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance without Kansas City! We’re proud to work in the greatest city in the world. It’s a privilege to help the hard-working people in our area to feel better and live their best lives.

In the beginning, KCOA consisted of three clinics. Each of these clinics was well regarded and respected in their own rights, with their own individual strengths. Together, however, they became something truly special.

Dickson-Diveley Orthopedics

Dickson-Diveley Orthopedics was founded over 100 years ago in 1923. Since then, this unwavering orthopedic institution has helped countless individuals with their conditions and injuries.

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Consultants

Built to help athletes of all kinds, from amateurs to professionals, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Consultants has a legacy of providing skilled care. Their addition to the KCOA team provided an opportunity to deliver additional cutting-edge sports medicine solutions to patients.

Always looking toward the future, this clinic has a number of cutting-edge sports medicine solutions.

Apex Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Founded in 1967 (originally as Carondelet Orthopaedic Surgeons), Apex Orthopedics and Sports Medicine had provided patient focused-treatments in KC for more than 50 years. Their patient-centric approach to care has helped amplify the care culture delivered across KCOA.

Still Growing

KCOA is always changing, and that’s one of the most exciting things about our organization. Without meeting new people and collaborating with other doctors and colleagues, a clinic may become stagnant and outdated. We want to innovate at every opportunity, so we never stop looking for new collaborators.

Recently, we’ve partnered with Midwest Orthopedics and Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City. KCOA is now made up of 5 premier orthopedic surgery practices in the Kansas City Metro.

Both of these clinics specialize in a variety of treatments and services. We want to offer our patients the greatest number of options possible. No two treatment plans should ever be quite alike, because no two patients are quite alike.

Graphic showing the 6 KCOA locations in Kansas City

Embracing Change

Where We Are Today

At KCOA we’re embracing change. We have to in order to meet the needs of our patients in an ever-changing healthcare landscape. But one thing that we haven’t changed is our commitment to you, the patient.

Our initial trio of clinics is now a larger, stronger entity composed of 5 independent practices brought together to form KCOA. This merging of expert providers only bolsters our ability to treat your musculoskeletal conditions.

We’re always looking for ways to improve our clinic, whether that be with new doctors or new treatments. We believe that the only way to stay ahead of the curve is by being open to change.

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Are you in the KC metro area? Do you need orthopedic treatment?

Then call us at (913) 319-7600. The Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance has the tools and treatments available to meet your needs..

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