About Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

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Our Commitment to Your Child

At Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, your child's care is our number one priority. Our goal is to provide prompt and excellent comprehensive orthopaedic care. We work closely with each family and all associated healthcare providers to ensure your child will have the best health outcome.

Our highly specialized staff works with families to find a time that fits even the busiest of schedules. We can see your child (ages of infancy up to 16 years old depending on growth plate involvement) with no appointment necessary through our walk-in clinic, thus allowing access to medical care Monday through Friday without an appointment. Our walk-in clinic is designed to see patients with or without a referral that would otherwise need to be seen in the Emergency Room or Urgent Care Centers during peak hours of the day. We reserve the right to refer the patient’s care as needed, based on the patient’s needs.

We will encourage you to scheduled an appointment (most made within 24-48 hours) for your child for the following:

  1. New and/or urgent sprain or fracture care (occurring within the past 72 hours)

  2. Chronic sprain/pain-care (being present for more than 72 hours) without treatment

  3. Follow-up fracture/other care referred by any other provider: like your Prim Care Provider, ER or Urgent Care (please bring your x-rays/MRI disc(s) or films to reduce wait time and possible additional costs)

Our friendly and educated staff provide some of the highest quality medical care available in the Midwest - offering you a warm and compassionate environment in a state-of-the-art facility with all the conveniences of a private medical office.

Some of those many conveniences offered to our patients right here in our office include:

  • Digital x-rays

  • Waterproof casting

  • Custom-made splints

  • Crutches

  • Knee immobilizers

  • Other durable medical equipment and orthopaedic products available on-site

 

Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries and Illnesses

Whether it’s a broken bone or a more complex orthopaedic condition, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Associates is committed to providing personalized, comprehensive care from diagnosis to recovery. For questions or appointments please reach out to us at 913-451-0000.

Movement and Motion

  • Cerebral Palsy (CP): this neurological disorder affects a child's movement and muscle coordination and can vary from one child with CP to the next. Our practice is dedicated to serving children with any type of CP, including:
    • Quadriplegia (all four extremities involved)
    • Diplegia (lower extremities typically more involved than upper extremities)
    • Hemiplegia (one side of the body is involved)
    • Infantile Hypotonia (decreased muscle tone)
    • Athetoid (presence of both spasticity and hypotonia)
  • Spasticity (tight muscles)
  • Ligamentous laxity (loose joints)
  • Toe walking
 

Infant and Toddler Conditions

  • Torticollis (neck muscle contracture)
  • Elbow and hands
    • Nursemaid’s Elbow (elbow dislocation)
    • Polydactyly (extra fingers)
    • Trigger Thumb
  • Hip and femur (thigh bone)
    • Developmental Dysplasia of Hips (DDH)
    • Femoral Anteversion (inward twisting of the thigh bone)
  • Knee and lower leg
    • Toe walking
    • Genu Varum (bowed legs)
    • Genu Valgum (knock knees)
    • Blounts Disease (lower leg deformity)
    • Tibial Torsion (lower leg deformity)
  • Foot, ankle and toe
    • Clubfoot deformity
    • PES Planovalgus (flat feet)
    • Metatarsus Adductus (angulation of front of foot)
    • Curly toes
    • Polydactyly (extra toes)
    • Intoeing
 

Childhood and Adolescent Conditions

  • General ailments
    • Bone cysts
    • Ganglion cysts
    • Osteochondroma (benign bone tumor)
    • Osteochondritis Dessicans (OCD lesions)
    • Medial Epicondylitis (little league elbow)
    • Tendinitis
    • Joint pain and swelling
  • Hip conditions
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (childhood condition of hip)
    • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (fracture through the growth plate)
  • Leg length discrepancy
  • Knee conditions
    • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (knee pain)
    • Patello-Femoral Syndrome (knee pain)
    • Genu Varum (bow legs)
    • Genu Valgus (knock knee)
  • Foot conditions
    • Painful Pes Planovalgus (flat feet)
    • Sever’s Disease (painful heel)
  • Tarsal Coalition (abnormal connection of two or more bones in the foot)
  • Accessory Navicular (extra bone or piece of cartilage located on the inner side of the foot
 

Fractures

  • General pediatric fractures (broken bones, chips, or cracks)
  • Fractures of fingers, hand, wrist, forearm and elbow
  • Fractures of upper arm (humerus), shoulder joint and clavicle (collar bone)
  • Fractures of toes, foot, ankle, lower leg and knee
  • Growth plate fractures
 
 

 Recently, a family member of a former patient of Dr. Ganesh Gupta expressed concerns through various social media outlets regarding a billing issue for past services and an alleged violation of the standard of care in treating the patient back in 2015.  In response to the patient’s concerns arising from treatment in 2015, Dr. Gupta and his practice, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Associates (“POSA”), were investigated by, cooperated with and were ultimately cleared in 2016 of any negligence or wrongdoing by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts and United Healthcare.  POSA is not aware of any other investigations or disciplinary proceedings related to this matter.  Furthermore, even though the patient’s dissatisfaction was unsupported, POSA agreed to waive any outstanding balances for the care provided. 

 Unfortunately, due to a glitch in POSA’s accounting system, as part of a comprehensive, practice-wide effort to address outstanding accounts receivable, POSA sent a billing statement in May 2019 related to the prior care, which presumably triggered the negative social media campaign and local media attention.  POSA has since notified the patient of the accounting error, that no balance is owed and apologized for the oversight. 

 POSA and Dr. Gupta pride themselves on quality care and patient satisfaction, and are always open to discuss concerns of care and/or patient billing issues.  This unfortunate misunderstanding has opened the door to a host of false statements and defamatory remarks directed to both Dr. Gupta and POSA.  Dr. Gupta and POSA are in the process of taking appropriate action with the social media outlets involved, and trust the local press will act responsibly in reporting on these issues.