Kenneth Unruh, M.D., Completes Board Certification

Kenneth Unruh, M.D., board-certified orthopedic surgeon
Dr. Kenneth Unruh

Leawood, Kan. – With his recent completion of the certification examinations for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), Kenneth P. Unruh, M.D., is now a Diplomate of the Board – more commonly known as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Unruh is a physician at Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Consultants, one of three onsite orthopedic physician practices located inside Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute.

As stated on its website, the mission of the ABOS is “to ensure safe, ethical, and effective practice of orthopaedic surgery [by maintaining] the highest standards for education, practice and conduct through examination, certification, and maintenance of certification for the benefit of the public.” As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Unruh is dedicated to providing high quality care and pursuing ongoing medical education.

About Dr. Kenneth Unruh

With extensive training in hand and upper extremity surgery, Dr. Unruh specializes in care and treatment for hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow conditions. After earning his doctor of medicine degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Dr. Unruh went on to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. He also completed a fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Unruh’s clinical interests also include orthopedic trauma, arthritis, compression neuropathies and arthroscopy.

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