Dr. Robert Gardiner, MD

Dr. Robert Gardiner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Robert Gardiner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 610

Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Replacement
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 89% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
more than 23% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

5  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture

6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, Lawrence, KS
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Univerisity of Kansas School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Saint Lukes Hospital of Kansas City
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pennsylvania Hospital/Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gardiner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gardiner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gardiner to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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  • 1

Dr. Gardiner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

In order to make an appointment, was told needed my past records. They would call upon on receipt after dr reviewed . I followed up on three occasions over 24 days since they rec'd. Finally went to office and asked for answer. Was told he would not see me. Really??? All that was necessary was to...more
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Dr. Gardiner did my bilateral total knee replacement surgery Aug. 10, 2015. He gave me all the information regarding my procedure prior to surgery and I found him to be such a good listener, very patient, but realistic. I had no complications at St. Luke's South, liked all my nurses and rehab. I...more
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Dr Gardiner replaced my knee. I always felt he had plenty of time to answer any questions that I had, and I was apprehensive about the procedure. I had full confidence in Dr Gardiner before I went into surgery and I was not disappointed. He did a beautiful job, and four weeks later I was walking...more
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