Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD

Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Overland Park, KS. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

5525 W 119th St Ste 210

Overland Park, KS 66209

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas


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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Back Pain
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ciccarelli "Dr. Ciccarelli is a co-founder of PREMIER SPINE CARE. Dr. Ciccarelli completed a fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Scoliosis and Spine Center under the direction of a world renowned spine surgeon and former Chief of Spine Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland). His practice is limited to orthopaedic spine surgery. Areas of expertise include: complex reconstructive procedures of the lumbar spine, revision spinal surgery, and minimally invasive spinal procedures."


  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Maryland Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Orthopedic Association/Zimmer Resident Research Award recipient,
  • Caring Heart Award. Corporate Champion of the Quarter Award,
  • American Medical Association Student Delegate Representative, Annual Convention,
  • AOA Medical Honor Society Inductee, 1997
  • America's Top Orthopedists, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Ciccarelli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ciccarelli's Reviews

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Dr. Ciccarelli's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (33)

in Lenexa, KS |
I wish I could leave a gazillion "likes" for Dr. Ciccarelli. He diagnosed a pinched sciatic nerve on my left side originating from my lower back, resulting in unbearable pain that prevented me from standing for more than a few seconds at a time. I tried other treatments -- chiropractic, spinal...more
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in Raytown, Mo |
I was very apprehensive about any kind of surgery, let alone spinal surgery. After meeting with dr Ciccarelli, his p.a. And his staff, i was relieved and felt i was in good hands. After surgery, post surgery consultations and checkups... I would recommend dr Ciccarelli to my closest family members....more
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I had been struggling with severe back pain for 6 months. I had tried all recommendations given yet got no relief. I was referred to Dr. Ciccarelli and for the first time I felt really listened to. After many months in severe pain, it was so welcomed. I ended up having surgery and through my...more
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in Blue Springs, MO |
I am so very grateful to Dr. Ciccarelli & Jason Douglas for all they have done for me over the past 7 months. I had a spinal fusion on L3-L4 & laminectomy without any complications & am now able to walk without pain. This was my first surgery ever (47 yrs old) & my scar is barely noticeable. They...more
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in Raytown, MO |
Dr. Ciccarelli recently performed my 2nd back surgery. He & his team truly gave my life back to me & those that I care about. Over 14 months, a low back pain progressed to debilitating & I was hospitalized. During my stay, 1 surgeon diagnosed the necessity for surgery & the 2nd = continued...more
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