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A board-certified orthopedic 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


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


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Specialized Services: Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement, Same Day Joint Replacement, Opioid-Sparing Joint Replacement

Ages treated: 19+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Erin Martin

Erin and Dr. Urban work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive orthopedic care. With more than 10 years of experience together, Erin often sees Dr. Urban's patients and they collaborate on their progress.

Kandice Dolesh

Kandice works alongside Dr. Steven Goebel and Dr. Joshua Urban in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive orthopedic care. She often sees their patients and they collaborate on their progress.


Jody & Nicole
25 Years in Practice
Dr. Urban working on knee




  • Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute | Joint Replacement Fellowship, 2004
  • Creighton-Nebraska Universities Health Foundation | Orthopedic 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

Patient Reviews

4.9 out of 5 (949 Ratings, 356 Comments)

5 stars
May 3, 2024
Everyone from the reception area to the doctors, nurses and therapists were top notch!! Thank you ALL for excellent pre and post surgical care while at you're facility May 3rd.
5 stars
May 2, 2024
Just had a 40 minute wait for my scheduled appointment but I understand things don't always work quickly with examinations.
5 stars
Apr 29, 2024
This was my first surgery. All of the staff from check-in to discharge were polite, professional, caring, and answered any questions. Thank you for making my surgery a pleasant experience.
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