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Robert P. Bruce M.D.

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Specialized Services: General Ortho Surgery, Sports Medicine

About Robert P. Bruce M.D.

Dr. Bruce has been a part of the Kansas City Bone & Joint team since 1988. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and has an interest in sports medicine. In addition to doing arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, he also performs many anterior approach total hip replacements and total knee replacements. In the past 25 years, he has been affiliated with several sports teams, including St. Thomas Aquinas, Shawnee Mission East and Shawnee Mission South high schools. He was also the orthopaedic surgeon for the Kansas City Ballet from 1996 through 2007.

He earned his undergraduate degree at Kansas State University and graduated from medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his residency at KU in orthopaedic surgery and then went on for his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in sports medicine.

He also is a member of (AAOS) American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

In December 2012, he was honored to participate in Operation Walk USA.

He loves orthopedics because he can interact with a wide variety of people and use his hands to improve their quality of life.

Qualifications of Robert P. Bruce M.D.


Med School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

Hospital Affiliations

  • Menorah Medical Center
  • Research Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Health Center
  • St. Luke's South Hospital
  • SurgiCenter of Kansas City

Languages Spoken

  • English

Certifications & Organizations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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