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As 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 arthritis. He trained under world-renowned joint replacement surgeons Charles Engh, Gerry Engh, C. Anderson Engh, and James McAuley. His practice also focuses on the treatment of failed hip and knee replacements, infected hip and knee replacements and peri-prosthetic fractures.

Hometown: Kearney, NE

Dr. Urban spent time overseas – including in West Berlin – as the son of an Army Medical Corps physician before settling in Kearney. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting and other outdoor activities.

Conditions

Back Injuries, Hip Arthritis, Pinched Nerve, Knee Arthritis, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Hip Fractures, Hip Dislocation, and less common conditions

Treatments

iovera, Knee Replacement, Knee Scope, Hip Replacement, Hip Injections, and less common treatments

Ages treated: 19+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

14 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

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

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (699 Ratings, 178 Comments)

4 stars
Oct 12, 2018
Why doesn't the staff take blood pressure while waiting for a dr
5 stars
Oct 11, 2018
Could hear activities from other examining room next to my examining room. Try to offset one patient from the other patient"s room if all possible to give a bit of privacy
3 stars
Oct 5, 2018
Dr was more about me being over weight and kept repeating it. Made me feel uncomfortable and depressed about a issue I have fought with for 50 years.
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