Overland Park, KS — Overland Park Regional Medical Center — part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider — opened the doors to a newly expanded $15 million orthopedic and spine specialty unit on Jan. 31, providing additional leading-edge care to post-operative patients. 

The unit includes 32 beds and is adjacent to a patient-centered therapy gym to allow for close collaboration with the Overland Park Regional Medical Center orthopedic and spine therapy team. The unit will be staffed by a well-established care team comprised of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, patient care technicians and clinical nurse coordinators. 

The orthopedic and spine specialty unit underscores Overland Park Regional Medical Center’s commitment to a robust orthopedic surgery program. The hospital is first in the region for robotic knee surgery and first in the region to offer Globus Spine robot, is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement and is recognized for the quality and safety of its orthopedic services. 

“It is a privilege for Overland Park Regional Medica Center and our physicians and caregivers to offer this state-of-the-art unit,  making a positive impact on the health and well-being of the communities we serve,” says Overland Park Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Matt Sogard, FACHE. “The $15 million investment in this unit demonstrates our commitment to our patients and the community.” 

“Overland Park Regional Medical Center is a premier destination for orthopedic and spine care,” says neurosurgeon Samuel Taylon, MD, FAANS, Overland Park Regional Medical Center. “Patients can expect exceptional outcomes from our world-class physicians, allowing them to get back to the life and activities they love. The expanded orthopedic and spine specialty unit enhances the services we provide.” 

Overland Park Regional Medical Center recently was one of four HCA Midwest Health hospitals named among Healthgrades prestigious “America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” placing it in the top 5% of all hospitals nationwide for overall excellent in clinical performance cross the most common healthcare conditions and procedures,