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A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon based in the Omaha area since 2004, Dr. Urban specializes in the diagnosis, non-operative management, and surgical treatment of hip and knee conditions. During his fellowship, he trained under world-renowned hip and knee replacement surgeons Charles Engh, Gerry Engh, C. Anderson Engh, and James McAuley.  He has published numerous research articles and book chapters on hip and knee conditions and his current research focus is in non-opioid pain solutions for joint replacement patients. His practice focuses on total care of the hip and knee joints, from soft tissue injuries through customized joint replacement (including anterior, posterior and lateral hip techniques) and revision.

Hometown: Kearney, NE

As the son of an Army Medical Corps physician, Dr. Urban spent time in several stateside and overseas locations – including West Berlin – before settling in Kearney during his formative years. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.  His outside of work interests include hunting, fishing, cooking and gardening.

Conditions

Hip Arthritis, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocation, Hip Fractures, Hip Strains, Knee Arthritis, Meniscus Tears, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, and less common conditions

Treatments

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Ages treated: 19+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

22 Years in Practice
Dr. Urban working on knee

Credentials

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

  • Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute | Joint Replacement Fellowship, 2004
  • Creighton-Nebraska Universities Health Foundation | Orthopaedic Residency, 2003
  • Creighton-Nebraska Universities Health Foundation | Internship, 1998
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 1998
  • Cornell College | BSS, 1993 (History, Religion, Biochemistry)

Memberships & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Engh Society for Fellows of the Anderson Orthopaedic Institute
  • Nebraska Medical Association

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (1,451 Ratings, 408 Comments)

5 stars
Jan 20, 2020
Second to none.
5 stars
Jan 13, 2020
Everything has been exceptional so far.
5 stars
Jan 10, 2020
The PA who gave me my injection was very precise in telling what to expect and what to do for any future pain.
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