Dr. Michael Dempewolf



dr michael dempewolf

Dr. Dempewolf brings his specialty in Sports Medicine to Mid-America Orthopedics Kansas City. His primary focus is open and arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.

Dr. Dempewolf was raised in St. Louis, and attended the University of Missouri as an undergraduate. He earned a dual degree DO/MBA program from Kansas City University of Medicine in conjunction with Rockhurst University. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at a busy trauma center in Moreno Valley, California. He was elected chief resident in his last year, reflecting his work ethic and abilities as a leader. He then went on to receive advanced training by completing a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Southern California. During this year, he assisted in the care of athletes at multiple levels, including the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the University of California, Irvine, CA and multiple local high schools.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He continues to pursue his passion of treating athletes in conjunction with Johnson County Community College, Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club, and the Kansas City Blues Rugby organizations.

A devoted husband and father, Dr. Dempewolf enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He enjoys playing sports with his sons as well as fishing, golf, and travel.

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Medical Education

Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Irvine, California – Fellowship

Riverside County Regional
Medical Center – Moreno Valley, CA
Orthopedic Residency

Kansas City University
of Medicine Biosciences – Kansas City, MO
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine

Rockhurst University – Kansas City, MO
Master of Business Administration

University of Missouri – Columbia, MO
BS of Science and Biology.


American Osteopathic Association

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner – 2016

Professional Societies

Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine

Mid-America Orthopedics KC
joined Sano Orthopedics


Dr. Dempewolf is now a physician of Sano Orthopedics and is currently accepting new patients. To learn more, click here

To schedule an appointment, call 816-525-2840