Taking Care of Kansas City's Core
As one of the original 12 partners of the Sprint Center, The University of Kansas Health System has been part of the city’s downtown renaissance from the beginning. “With Sprint Center as the catalyst, we see people from all over the metro flocking downtown to live, work and play,” said Bob Page, president and chief executive officer of The University of Kansas Health System.
How We Help
- Our expert medical teams from the Sports Medicine and Performance Center are available during every practice and game for events like the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship, 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Men’s Basketball Championships and many other elite sporting events. These teams, which include orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, athletic trainers and technicians, care for players, coaches, referees and cheerleaders.
- Our professionals are on-site and provide first aid for fans attending sporting events and other special programming, such as the 2017 Professional Bull Riding Competition.
- The University of Kansas Health System operates Sprint Center Health Care, a primary care practice and urgent care provider serving everyone who lives or works downtown.
2017 March Mania
Royals spring training. The Philips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship. The 2017 NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Championship Midwest Regional.
Professional and college athletes, coaches and referees will rely on medical teams from The University of Kansas Health System throughout the month of March.
“We are proud of our sports medicine team,” said Charles Rozanski, vice president of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. “It’s extraordinary that they can provide world-class healthcare to so many elite athletes in such a short period of time. It demonstrates the depth of our program and the dedication these outstanding physicians and staff have to our community.”
2017 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships
Experts from The University of Kansas Health System were rinkside during the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships. A team of 93 volunteers provided nearly round-the-clock healthcare to more than 600 competitors under the guidance of Lisa Vopat, MD, medical director of the event. Read More.