Dr. Glenn Amundson, MD

Dr. Glenn Amundson, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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64 y/o
(46)

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Dr. Glenn Amundson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS. He graduated from University of Iowa Medical College and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Kansas City Spine and Sports Medicine Center

5701 W 119th St Ste 308

Overland Park, KS 66209
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amundson "The Kansas City Spine and Sports Medicine Center has one mission delivering an exceptional level of total orthopaedic care. Our board-certified, fellowship trained physicians offer expertise in the very latest advances of orthopaedic medicine an expertise complemented by the highest level of personal service, respect and caring for each patient. We specialize in treating and curing back problems, including complex spine issues, arthroscopic surgery, diagnosing and treating orthopaedic problems of the upper and lower extremities, and sports medicine."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • US Naval Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Iowa Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Naval Hospital San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Hospital (San Diego) Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amundson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amundson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amundson to family and friends
4.5
based on 46 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Amundson's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

in Prairie Village, Ks
I was very satisfied with Dr Amundson. Both he and his assistant were very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. His office was easy to find and I did not have to wait very long to see him.
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in Shawnee, KS 66216
I can't begin to thank Dr. Glenn Amundson for giving back my life. After having had 8 failed back surgery's he was able to go in and do a very difficult procedure that relived my pain. After having that many back surgery's you know what kind of condition my back must have been...more
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After trying to get through to the scheduler for nearly 3 weeks I was left without an appointment. They were unresponsive though their message stated they would return your call in 24 hours. After this ridiculous amount of time contacting their front desk to no avail I went with an alternate...more
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We are sorry to see reviews like this. We strive to provide all of our patients with excellent service and will work to improve our customer service at the front desk.

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in Manhattan, KS
Excellent care and follow up with Dr. Amundson. Hospital stay was excellent too.
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We strive to provide the highest quality in patient care. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us!

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in Linwood Ks
The entire staff I feel are the best. I put a lot of trust in Dr Amundson! He’s very understanding & compassionate. I’ve enjoyed everyone of my appointments. This is doctor I would highly recommend!
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