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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

  • 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

4.7 out of 5 (2,111 Ratings, 604 Comments)

5 stars
Mar 18, 2021
Very good team and thanks for the wonderful new knee
5 stars
Mar 15, 2021
Very clean and open space to propect
5 stars
Mar 15, 2021
All positive, except I was instructed to call in 2 days for an update on my progress. I left a telephone message but have never received any word that it was received or what I should do concerning the knee problem.
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