C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D.

Dr. Fotopoulos is an interventional physiatrist specializing in minimally invasive and interventional procedures for back, neck, hip, shoulder and knee pain. With a background as a diver in the U.S. Navy, he also has expertise and certification in hyperbaric and diving medicine. Dr. Fotopoulos' experience also includes: Team Physician, Kansas City Explorers; Previous Team Physician, Kansas City Royals; and Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Physician for the state of Missouri.

Procedures commonly performed by Dr. Fotopoulos include:

In addition to fluency in English and Greek, Dr. Fotopoulos has experience with these languages:

  • Italian Intermediate – Spoken
  • Russian Basic – Spoken
  • Spanish Basic – Spoken
  • Arabic Basic – Spoken

Conditions

  • Treats neck, back, hip, shoulder and knee pain
  • Treats neck, back, hip, shoulder and knee pain

Professional Summary

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Internship

  • Department of Surgery - Creighton University Medical Center

Residency

  • Department of Anesthesiology - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Fellowship

  • Musculo-Skeletal Medicine, Sports and Spine Procedures, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • American Board of Family Practice - Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • North American Spine Society
  • International Spinal Injection Society
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • International Board of Undersea Medicine, Inc.
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Internship

  • Department of Surgery - Creighton University Medical Center

Residency

  • Department of Anesthesiology - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Fellowship

  • Musculo-Skeletal Medicine, Sports and Spine Procedures, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • American Board of Family Practice - Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • North American Spine Society
  • International Spinal Injection Society
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • International Board of Undersea Medicine, Inc.
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation