Orthopedic Health of KC Newsletter July 2019
WHAT’S NEW AT ORTHOPEDIC HEALTH OF KC:
New clinic opens in NKC
Dr. Strong retires
New physician to start in September
NEW NORTH KANSAS CITY BUILDING
This past May, Orthopedic Health of Kansas City opened its new clinic location conveniently located across the street from North Kansas City hospital. Patients will find ample parking and a short walk into the building where the waiting room is spacious and accommodating. Planned with the environment in mind, the parking lot features solar mounted canopy structures which, paired with an onsite battery storage, provides around 70% of the buildings electricity usage. Upon entering the building, the waiting room features comfortable ergonomic seating to maximize comfort during your time with us.
Schedule an appointment with your physician to see the new building or utilize our walk-in clinic open from 1pm-8pm each week day for unplanned visits.
DR. STRONG RETIRES AFTER 27 YEARS OF PRACTICE
Alexandra J. Strong, M.D. has retired after practicing in the Kansas City area since 1992. She was an owner and managing partner at Orthopedic Health of Kansas City and specialized in the assessment and treatment of shoulders and knees. Her interest in Sports Medicine included significant insights into the care of female athletes.
Dr. Strong received her Medical Degree from UMKC and attended Orthopaedic residency at Blodgett Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is Board Certified in Orthopedics and has Subspecialty certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
Dr. Strong was named in the Missouri Super Doctors list from 2013 to 2016. She was also a contributing member of the Ruth Jackson society, a support and networking group for the growing number of women orthopedic surgeons.
Her professionalism and ability to relate with patients will be missed as she enjoys this next chapter in her life.
DR. HEDGECOCK TO JOIN PRACTICE IN SEPTEMBER
Dr. Jon Hedgecock, a fellowship trained Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, joins the practice in mid- September. Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Hedgecock completed his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University and medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He went on to complete residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester in New York followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut.
While in fellowship, Dr. Hedgecock helped provide care to sports teams at UCONN as well as other local colleges and high schools. He specializes in the treatment of injuries and conditions of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, and ankle, including arthoscopy, reconstructive procedures, and cartilage restoration.
Dr. Hedgecock is married with one child and enjoys speding time with his family, cooking, and watching sports. The practice is excited to welcome Dr. Hedgecock and the experience he brings to the team.