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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.


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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Ages treated: 19+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

22 Years in Practice
Dr. Urban working on knee



  • Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • 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

  • Premier Doctors 2021 by Omaha Magazine
  • 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

4.8 out of 5 (2,584 Ratings, 691 Comments)

5 stars
Sep 16, 2021
Yesterday I had an appt with Dr. Urban, he explained my MRI and how treatment would proceede. I loved the woman who gave me the injection, she was so very friendly and fun to talk to. She explained how she gives the shot and was great. I have a pain free knee today.
5 stars
Sep 16, 2021
I was able3 to take care of all paperwork online before arriving and xrays had arrived from AMI in Lincoln so all was in order. Everything went quickly and efficiently. Was taken into the provider exam room very soon and examined. Had my answers and a gr3eat visit!!
5 stars
Sep 14, 2021
I did not rate the first 3 questions correctly. I was extremely pleased with my experience. And my provider, thank you.
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