Dr. Ryan Endress, MD

Dr. Ryan Endress, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Ryan Endress, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.

3901 Rainbow Blvd Sutherland Institute

Kansas City, KS 66160

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Hand Fracture
more than 84% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
more than 84% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Endress "Dr. Endress provides every patient with individualized care, achieving the best possible outcomes and delivering the highest quality surgical services by placing the needs of the patient first. Diagnosis and treatment options are thoroughly discussed to ensure each patient and family are able to make the best informed decisions possible. Dr. Endress is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Endress then completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California, followed by a Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He specializes in all aspects of hand, wrist, and forearm surgery, including microvascular free tissue transfer, trauma, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve surgery, and pediatric hand surgery. - See more at: http://www.kumed.com/plastic-surgery/doctors/ryan-endress-md#sthash.KRcjW6xF.dpuf"
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4  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Endress does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Amniotic Band Syndrome
  • Amputated Arm
  • Amputated Finger
  • Amputated Thumb
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polydactyly
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Volar Radial Wrist Ganglion
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
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42  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyrolytic Carbon Arthroplasty
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
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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

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  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Stanford Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Stanford Univ Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Stanford Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Stanford Univ Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Endress' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Endress to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Endress' Performance

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  • 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 (1)

My husband injured his hand in a bad fall last November. He was taken to KU MED. Dr. Endress was called in at 1:30AM to do emergency surgery on my husband's hand. He did an excellent job repairing a difficult, rare peri-lunate dislocation and fracture of the scaphoid bone. His nurse, Casey, is as...more
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