Areas of Interest
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Labral Repair, Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Clavicle Fracture Repair, Shoulder/Humerus Fracture Repair, Nonoperative Humerus Fracture Treatment, Treatment of Shoulder Impingement, Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears/Tendonitis, Knee Arthroscopy, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair, Shoulder Latarjet Procedures, Meniscus Tear Treatment
Dr. Van den Berghe is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician. After completing his orthopedic residency, Dr. Van den Berghe completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. While completing his fellowship, he received specialized training to care for athletes and patients with complex shoulder injuries. During this year he also served as one of the team physicians for the San Diego Padres.
Following completion of his fellowship program Dr. Van den Berghe and his family moved back to the Kansas City area, where he joined Apex Orthopedics.
Dr. Van den Berghe enjoys taking care of patients and athletes of all ages, from the very young, to the young at heart. He cares for a variety of injuries, including rotator cuff tears, broken bones (fractures), dislocations, torn ligaments and torn
tendons. Dr. Van den Berghe enjoys teaching and has served as an instructor in shoulder arthroscopy techniques, at courses training other orthopedic surgeons.
In his free time, Dr. Van den Berghe enjoys spending time with his family. He leads an active lifestyle by hiking, cycling, wakeboarding, and running with his dogs. He also enjoys tinkering with classic cars and woodworking with his father.
Dr. Van den Berghe accepts all major insurances. For more information, please visit our Insurance page.
Fellowship: Sports Medicine/Shoulder, San Diego Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Certifications & Organizations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Kansas Orthopaedic Society
Awards & Honors
Associate San Diego Shoulder Lab Instructor
2019 Ingram Magazine Top Doc
Van den Berghe, G., Quennan, J., Murphy, D. (2001). Isolated rupture of the brachialis: a case report. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgical American 83-A(7).
Van den Berghe, G., Hoenecke, H., Fronek, J. (2005). Glenohumeral joint instability: the orthopedic approach. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology Journal 9(1).
Van den Berghe, G., Nguyen, B., Patil, S., D'Lima, D., Mahar, A., Hoeneck, H. (2008). A biomechanical evaluation of three surgical techniques for subscapularis repair. Journal of Elbow and Shoulder Surgery 17(1).