Menorah Medical Center
August 22, 2017

Menorah Medical Center - part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City's leading healthcare and premier provider of orthopedic surgical services- announces three well-known and accomplished orthopedic surgeons will open a new clinic on the hospital campus, Kansas City Joint Replacement. These physicians bring a depth and breadth of experience and will provide patients in the area immediate access to top-notch, compassionate and advanced orthopedic services, including hip and knee joint replacement and complex revision surgeries. The physicians will practice at Menorah Medical Center.

The orthopedic surgeons, who come to Menorah Medical Center from the Kansas City, Kansas area, include Kelly Hendricks, M.D., Cameron Ledford, M.D. and David Anderson, M.D.

"We are pleased these highly regarded specialists are joining Menorah Medical Center and opening their clinic on our campus, " says Menorah Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Charles Laird. "Their expertise and passion align with our commitment to excellence and compassion in innovative orthopedic and rehabilitation patient care and outcomes."

Dr. Kelly Hendricks is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, considered to be one of the area's preeminent experts in adult orthopedic reconstruction, specifically in knee and hip replacements. Dr. Hendricks is frequently called upon by orthopedic colleagues for difficult or complex surgical procedures, and is one of the regions few surgeons who performs total femoral replacements. Although his specialty is hip and knee procedures, Dr. Hendricks has been extremely involved in all aspects of orthopedic education at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he served as an associate professor. Over the course of his tenure, he has directed his formidable talents and energy to enhancing the clinical, academic and research areas of the university's orthopedic program. Additionally, he has published, presented and lectured extensively on his area of expertise.

Dr. Cameron Ledford is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in adult lower extremity reconstruction including primary and revision hip and knee replacements. A graduate of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction Fellowship, Dr. Ledford has been the recipient of several honors for his research, academics and patient care. He has served many leadership roles including president of his medical school class as well as the chief resident during his orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Ledford was also captain of the conference-winning Wichita State University basketball team during his collegiate years. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and is a member of the American Association Hip and Knee Surgeons as well as the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. David Anderson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with specialized expertise in hip and knee procedures. In addition to his practice, Dr. Anderson served as assistant professor within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center during his tenure. He is a graduate of the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Program - Adult Reconstructive Fellowship, holds a master's in cellular and molecular biology, and has numerous professional articles and presentations to his credit. Dr. Anderson serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and Techniques in Orthopedics. He has also led multiple research studies related to his field, and has been honored for both his research and for his teaching. Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Kansas, City, Kansas and Missouri Orthopedic Societies.

For more information about Menorah Medical Center and its spectrum of comprehensive services, including a robust orthopedics program, visit Menorah Medical Center.