Dr. William O. Reed Jr., MD

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Dr. William O. Reed Jr., MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

William O. Reed, Jr., M.D., P.A. 9119 W 74th St Ste 354, Merriam, KS 66204 Get Directions

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Dr. Reed trained at the prestigious Duke University Medical Center, wishing to bring to his patients the most effective and advanced spine and upper extremity care. He has traveled extensively teaching endoscopic techniques throughout the US and abroad. Returning to solo practice, he finds he can devote more attention and time to each patient in a controlled environment surrounded by helpful and caring staff.Read more

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3.6
based on 41 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Reed Jr.
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (41)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Reed Jr.'s Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (38)
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in Manhattan, KS |
Simply put, Dr. Reed gave me the ability to live my life again. At 23, I had 4 herniated lumbar discs with the worst being L4-5. The MRI showed a 7x13mm herniation which was impinging my spinal cord and causing excruciating nerve pain in my right hip/thigh. Words cannot truly express how painful it was. At 23, I was walking with a cane and unable to provide for my newly wedded wife. I was in Hell. The pain was constant and sleep was a rarity. 3 years post-op; no cane and no pills, only a future.
in Saint Joseph, MO |
Had microdiskectomy L5-S1. Was not successful. Surgery was begun before being sufficiently sedated. Discharge prescriptions were provided 28th the wrong patient name. On call physician did not respond to repeated calls to get corrected prescriptions. Took hours sitting in his office waiting room to get him to correct issue. Had to live with the pain and nausea all night and half the next day. It was a total nightmare to ensure. Have never provided another physician 28th a negative rating but ...
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Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Discography
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • 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 or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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    Sanction

    Dr. Reed Jr. has received 1 sanction

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/28/2016)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Reed Jr, William Oliver MD: License # 036139751: NATURE OF COMPLANIT: The physician has disciplinary action in the State of Kansas. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued the physician's license with REPRIMAND and required to complete and pass all the EBAS exam.
    • State: Illinois
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri-Columbia Medical School

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    University Mo Columbia Med Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Residency In Orthopaedic, Spine and Upper Extremity Surgery

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Rochester

    Graduated in 1973

  • Other Education
    Graduate Study, Department Of Anatomy, Washington University

    Completed in 1973

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Reed Jr. has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Reed Jr. has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Reed Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Reed Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Reed Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Reed Jr.'s Care Philosophy

Dr. Reed trained at the prestigious Duke University Medical Center, wishing to bring to his patients the most effective and advanced spine and upper extremity care. He has traveled extensively teaching endoscopic techniques throughout the US and abroad. Returning to solo practice, he finds he can devote more attention and time to each patient in a controlled environment surrounded by helpful and caring staff.