KANSAS CITY, Mo – Two Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics physicians made Kansas City’s 2018 Top Doctor list published by 435 Magazine in partnership with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
- Charles E. Rhoades, M.D. was named a Top Doctor in Hand Surgery
- Timothy M. Badwey, M.D. was named a Top Doctor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Castle Connolly is a healthcare research and information company. It strives to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals.
Its nomination survey, research, screening and selection process involves thousands of physicians as well as academic medical centers, specialty hospitals, and regional and community hospitals across the nation. It uses an online nominations process where all licensed physicians can nominate physicians in any medical specialty and in any part of the country, as well as indicate whether the nominated physician is, in their opinion among the best in their region in their medical specialty or among the best in the nation in their medical specialty.
About Dr. Charles Rhoades
Dr. Rhoades specializes in care and treatment for hand and wrist, shoulder, knee and elbow conditions, as well as sports medicine. Upon joining Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics in 1984, he served as President and CEO of the practice for 24 years.
In 1998, he organized the creation of Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute – the region’s only dedicated orthopedic hospital and one of our affiliated hospitals – and has served as CEO of the hospital ever since.
Dr. Rhoades is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of California-San Diego.
About Dr. Timothy M. Badwey
As a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Badwey provides specialized care for patients with minor to severe foot and ankle conditions. His emphasis includes conservative treatment, orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in Louisiana and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Branch.
Before joining Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics in 1993, Dr. Badwey completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Campbell Clinic in Tennessee. Today, he is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and an attending physician at Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute, Saint Luke’s Hospital and Saint Luke’s South Hospital.
In addition to his duties as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Badwey serves as a Clinical Professor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine.
About Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics
Since 1923, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics has provided high quality orthopedic care. The practice’s patient care team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and interventional physiatrists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, durable medical equipment specialists and more. With locations in Leawood and Kansas City, the practice offers surgical and non-surgical treatment options across all subspecialties of orthopedic medicine.