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Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

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Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care - When Better Matters

Whether you’re a college athlete who tears a knee ligament during a game, or the weekend warrior who experiences shoulder pain, Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provides high quality, personalized care to help you recover quickly and effectively. Our nationally recognized, board-certified orthopaedic physicians understand your injury and how it relates to your sport. That's why so many area colleges and high school sports teams choose our expert orthopaedic team to treat their aches and injuries. Click here to learn more about orthopaedic services near you.

Orthopaedic Services

With their expertise and surgical skills, Freeman orthopaedic physicians are the regions' top specialists in hip and knee replacement, as well as corrective surgery on shoulders, elbows, ankles, and feet. Our physicians use the most advanced techniques, including digital diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgeries, to provide cutting-edge treatments, procedures and services.

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Sports Medicine - Keeping you in the Game

Our sports medicine team includes professional physicians, trainers, and therapists who provide athletic injury assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. Our athletic trainers provide game coverage for area schools and perform on-site injury assessment and treatment during athletic events.

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Total Joint Replacement

Our team of hip and knee reconstruction surgeons pride themselves on the best outcomes in the area. Our comprehensive program utilizes the most advance technology and attention to detail, maximizing options for patients. Rely on experience when it comes to your health. Our trusted, specialized team of surgeons are experts at getting patients moving again and back to the life they love.

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Rehabilitation Solutions

Your individualized treatment plan may include rehabilitation solutions, on an inpatient or outpatient basis, from our dedicated, experienced therapy staff. Therapeutic services with hands-on rehabilitation focused on regaining strength, endurance and skills help you return to enjoying life.

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No matter what your injury, or where you live, Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is ready to meet your needs.

Meet Our Doctors

David L. Black, MD
David L. Black, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

417.347.5400

Meet Dr. Black
Michael Zafuta, MD
Michael Zafuta, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

620.231.3750

Meet Dr. Zafuta
Robert K. Lieurance, MD
Robert K. Lieurance, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

417.347.5400

Meet Dr. Lieurance
Derek W. Miller, DO
Derek W. Miller, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon

417.347.5400

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Todd J. Twiss, MD
Todd J. Twiss, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

417.347.5400

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Thomas L. Sanders, Jr MD
Thomas L. Sanders, Jr MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

417.347.5400

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Adam D. Kessler, DO
Adam D. Kessler, DO

Orthopaedic Traumatologist

417.347.5400

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Ryan Sorell, MD
Ryan Sorell, MD

Sports Medicine and Primary Care

620.308.7245

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417.347.5400

Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Joplin, MO

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