John Swab, DO

Shoulder and Elbow Specialist & Orthopedic Surgeon located in Kansas City, MO

About Dr. Swab

John Swab, DO, of Northland Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is an Orthopedic Surgeon serving the greater Kansas City Area. Beyond general orthopedics, Dr. Swab has specialty training in shoulder and elbow surgery, as well all other complex upper extremity issues.

Dr. Swab attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence where he earned his undergraduate degree in organismal biology. During his time at KU, Dr. Swab was a wide receiver on the Kansas Jayhawks football team. This experience gives him special insight and compassion for sports related injuries.

After graduating with honors from KU, Dr. Swab completed medical school in his home state of Oklahoma at Oklahoma State University. Following medical school, Dr. Swab matched in an Orthopedic Surgery residency in St. Louis, Missouri at St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital. After his five-year residency program, Dr. Swab went on for one more year of Fellowship training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in San Francisco, California at California Pacific Orthopedics.

Dr. Swab is a candidate member of the society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and is one of just a few Shoulder and Elbow specialists in the bi-state area. He is experienced in some of the most complex issues in the field, such as anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total elbow arthroplasty, and other complex open and arthroscopic shoulder procedures.

The only thing more important than Dr. Swab’s love of medicine is his love of family. When he is not operating, you can find him with his wife, two kids, and rescue dog out and about in Kansas City.

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John Swab, DO, of Northland Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is an Orthopedic Surgeon serving the greater Kansas City Area. Beyond general orthopedics, Dr. Swab has specialty training in shoulder and elbow surgery, as well all other complex upper extremity issues.

Dr. Swab attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence where he earned his undergraduate degree in organismal biology. During his time at KU, Dr. Swab was a wide receiver on the Kansas Jayhawks football team. This experience gives him special insight and compassion for sports related injuries.

After graduating with honors from KU, Dr. Swab completed medical school in his home state of Oklahoma at Oklahoma State University. Following medical school, Dr. Swab matched in an Orthopedic Surgery residency in St. Louis, Missouri at St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital. After his five-year residency program, Dr. Swab went on for one more year of Fellowship training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in San Francisco, California at California Pacific Orthopedics.

Dr. Swab is a candidate member of the society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and is one of just a few Shoulder and Elbow specialists in the bi-state area. He is experienced in some of the most complex issues in the field, such as anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total elbow arthroplasty, and other complex open and arthroscopic shoulder procedures.

The only thing more important than Dr. Swab’s love of medicine is his love of family. When he is not operating, you can find him with his wife, two kids, and rescue dog out and about in Kansas City.


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We accept most major insurance plans

We accept most major insurance plans. Please contact the medical office for all insurance related questions.

AARP
Aetna PPO/HMO
BCBS
Cigna
Cigna Connect HMO
Cigna Health Springs (Medicare HMO)
CoreSource
Coventry Advantra Medicare PPO
First Health
GEHA
Golden Rule
HealthLink
Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
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