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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.


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 (1,072 Ratings, 393 Comments)

5 stars
Jan 18, 2024
friendly fast efficient caring knowledgeable educational passionate interesting
5 stars
Jan 18, 2024
I had 2 other issues and the receptionist was able to handle both of them and had the technician their to help when my appointment was over and both issues were cleared up.
5 stars
Jan 18, 2024
Dr. Urban and Erin are the best health care providers - accommodating in spite of a busy schedule. Their team takes great time with questions we had.
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