Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD

Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. John Ciccarelli, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

5525 W 119th St Ste 210

Overland Park, KS 66209

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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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

29  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)

15  Procedures

  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ciccarelli to family and friends
106 total reviews (40 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (106)

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Dr. Ciccarelli's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (40)

For years, I experienced moderate to severe back and leg pain (sciatica). I finally opted to have surgery two months ago, and I am now PAIN FREE and enjoying my life again! Dr. Ciccarelli is a kind, caring professional who guided me through the surgical process with clear, comprehensive...more
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I could not of picked better doctors than Ciccarelli and Douglas to do my back surgery . I was completely crippled with pain and the surgery was the best choice I ever made. I'm back on my feet with no more pain. I was treated with the up most care and would recommend these doctors to any one...more
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Dr. Ciccarelli makes you feel like a family member and you will get the best care from beginning to end. He has operated on me 2 different times and gets the results he says he will. His office staff and Jason his PA go above and beyond. I highly recommend him!!
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Very thorough and knowledgeable. He took one look at my MRI and told me what he needed to do when other physicians wanted me to have more testing. I was very pleased with his staff and physician assistant. Highly recommend Dr. Ciccarelli. My outcome was excellent! So glad I went.
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Dr. C told me what to expect. What to do. He is extremely punctual. His office personal are great.The impressive part was other healthcare professionals from other hospitals telling me how thorough he is. A coworker referred me. His surgery went as great as mine. Thankfully I had my surgery before...more
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