Dr. Cris Barnthouse, MD

Dr. Cris Barnthouse, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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62 y/o
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Dr. Cris Barnthouse, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Leawood, KS. He is 62 years old.

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City

3651 College Blvd Ste 100A

Leawood, KS 66211
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U Kans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barnthouse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barnthouse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnthouse to family and friends
4.1
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Barnthouse's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Chicago Heights, IL |
Called to make an appointment and his receptionist was extremely rude and Since I had previous surgery basically told me Dr Barnthouse would only consider seeing me as a patient after I had all previous records sent to him for a review then would decide whether to see me. Then after questioning her about this she hung up on me. Not a very professional way to start a new patient consult.
in Overland Park, KS |
Dr. Barnthouse is a good surgeon. However, beware of his office. I recently had knee surgery and asked if it was covered by my insurance and the office said "yes". After the surgery i learned that Dr. Barnthouse is NOT covered by my insurance plan and i had to pay out of network rates. So disappointed and although the office gave me a small discount, i had to pay on the spot. The office admitted they had no idea my insurance plan was not covered. I consider this a BIG miss. Be careful!!!
in Overland Park, KS |
I was extremely please with the outcome with my rotator cuff repair. I am 9 months post surgery and the results were very good. I am back to previous activity level. Dr. Barnthouse was very professional and his staff was very helpful.
Overland Park, KS |
Massive waste of time, very unprofessional doctor. I had two appointments for a knee injury. First appointment, I came in and waited for an hour in the overfilled waiting area. Finally, got called and waited in the exam room for 30 more minutes! Not good that I am waiting 1.5 hours after my scheduled time, but whatever, it happens with doctors occasionally. Doctor finally comes in, does a quick 10 minute exam with few questions, and wants to book MRI. As I finally get to ask a single question,
in Overland Park, KS |
Very thorough--- had both knees replaced with no problem and quick recovery. Also did my daughters shoulder surgery allowing her to play Division I Softball. Has my highest recommendation.
in Olathe ks |
Great patient care great bedside manner outstanding surgeon
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Dr. Barnthouse accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Barnthouse has admitting privileges

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209
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Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute
3651 College Blvd
Leawood, KS 66211
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