Dr. Robert Drisko II, MD

Dr. Robert Drisko II, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Drisko II, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 600

North Kansas City, MO 64116

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • CompCare
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • 7 More

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • 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 Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Columbia University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Columbia University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drisko II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drisko II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drisko II to family and friends
3.2
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Drisko II's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Independence, MO |
Review: I am returning to Dr. Drisko. He was the first surgeon to perform surgery on my spine. I was 25 at the time of the surgery. His Father performed back surgery on my father and I thought very highly of both. Now at 53 it is time to return to a old friend. Edit
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in Kansas City, MO |
Dr. Drisko performed a complete knee replacement on me and the results were excellent. He is all business, and some people may not like that, but when I'm being operated on I want a skilled surgeon not a best friend. Also, his office staff is very helpful, particularly his nurse, when you have any...more
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KC, MO |
Dr. Drisko needs to retire. I like him as a person, but not as a physician at this point. He has mishandled my care which has left me in a disabled condition. The office is not a happy place, the staff appear very discontent and on edge. I really wish I could say something nice, but it would be a...more
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in Kansas City, Mo |
Dr Drisko acted as if he had better things to do than discuss my back issue during my visit. He seemed uninterested to the point where I asked him if he would like me to explain my history of back issues, to which he responded, If you want to. He left the room to answer a phone call while I stood...more
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  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
    National Advantage
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Blue Care HMO
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cigna
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    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
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  • Comp Choice
    Comp Results
  • CompCare
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra HMO
    Advantra PPO
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network PPO
    Select PPO
  • Humana
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
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    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Preferred Health Professionals
    Preferred Health Professionals PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Drisko II has admitting privileges

Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
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North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO 64116
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