Sports Medicine Specialists in Kansas City

puntingSports medicine is a medical discipline that focuses specifically on athletes and the physical challenges they face and the injuries they suffer. Today’s sports medicine field has seen substantial advancements in diagnosis and treatment options. At DFP, we deliver state-of-the-art orthopaedic care for patients of all ages and activity levels.

Our D.A.S.H. Urgent Care Clinic for After Hours Orthopedic Injuries

Plus, with our D.A.S.H. Clinic, we can also deliver orthopaedic care at hours that are more convenient than typical doctors’ hours. D.A.S.H. (DFP After Scheduled Hours) is open Monday – Friday from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm. There’s no appointment necessary. You will be seen on a first come-first served basis and you can avoid long wait times and high co-pays at the ER. Come in for:

  • Sprains and Strains
  • Broken Bones
  • Sports Injuries
  • Painful and Swollen Joints
  • Minor Dislocations
  • Lacerations
  • Cast or wound dressing problems
  • Stitches

Meet Our Sports Medicine Advanced Practitioners

We have a team of orthopedic doctors who specialize in sports injuries. Together, their areas of expertise include collision sports, complex injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee, (ACL) injuries in young athletes, hip biomechanics and athletic injuries, baseball-specific orthopedic injuries as well as care of the female athlete.

leslie-michaud Leslie Michaud, M.D.

Your High School Sports Injury Specialists

When you specialize in sports medicine, you get to know athletes. At DFP Orthopedics, we get to know a lot of high school athletes. From baseball and basketball to football and track, one thing is certain – where there are athletes, there are injuries. Our D.A.S.H. clinic is ideal for high school sports injuries. Practices and games almost always take place after normal 9-5 doctors’ hours. Don’t wait in the ER forever. Bring your child to DFP’s D.A.S.H. clinic for the best orthopedic care in the area. Typical injuries we treat are:

  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • ACL Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Ligament Sprains