C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D.

Dr. Fotopoulos is an interventional physiatrist specializing in minimally invasive and interventional procedures in the treatment of spinal disorders, including epidural injections, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation and sacroplasty. With a background as a diver in the US Navy, he also has expertise and certification in hyperbaric and diving medicine. Lan’s experience also includes: Team Physician Kansas City Explorers Tennis Team, Previous Team Physician Kansas City Royals Baseball Team, Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Physician for State of Missouri. In addition to fluency in English and Greek, he has experience with the following foreign 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