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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

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 Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • Anderson Orthopedic 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

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

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (1,817 Ratings, 511 Comments)

5 stars
Oct 19, 2020
Outstanding place. Friendly staff. Friendly n knowledgeable nurses. X-ray tech was friendly n explained, in laymans terms, what was happening. Dr n his PA listened well. Dr made me feel like he cared about me n is willing to find out my problem n to resolve the issue I am having.
5 stars
Oct 15, 2020
I felt a little rushed getting to discuss my problem but all in all it was okay.
5 stars
Oct 15, 2020
Dr Urban and his team are beyond kind, they all made me feel such ease about my hip replacement!!
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