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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.


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


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



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


  • 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 (1,035 Ratings, 273 Comments)

5 stars
May 17, 2019
Everything was good. Very thorough. Liked Dr. Urban.
5 stars
May 16, 2019
At this point in the process, could not be happier with everything.
5 stars
May 14, 2019
I have been to this Ortho West several times and have been seen by 2-3 different Ortho Doctors, and they have all been great. This was my first visit with Dr Urban.
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