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Dr. Saunders is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who has also completed a one year fellowship in the subspecialty of shoulder and elbow surgery. He started practice in 2012, focusing solely on reconstruction of the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Saunders employs a team approach to patient care, and he and his staff strive to help each patient achieve their desired goals. Outside of the office Dr. Saunders enjoys spending time with family, long distance running, cycling, weightlifting, and playing the drums / percussion.


AOA - East Clinic



Elbow Surgery,
Shoulder Surgery,
Shoulder and elbow arthritis,
Rotator cuff tears,
Shoulder instability / labral tears,
Shoulder fractures (humerus, glenoid/scapula),
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


Primary anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty,
Revision anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty,
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for proximal humerus fracture,
Total elbow arthroplasty for elbow arthritis and fractures,
Rotator cuff repair (arthroscopic and open procedures),
Shoulder instability surgery procedures,
Post-traumatic shoulder and elbow reconstruction

Education & Certifications:


San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand Clinic (Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship)
San Francisco, CA


Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals Orthopedic Surgery
Fort Worth, TX

Medical Degree:

University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Texas Medical Board
Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

Leadership Positions:

Mid Central States Orthopaedic Society – Vice President 2019-2020
University of Kansas-Wichita Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Core Faculty Member – 2016-present

Clinical Assistant Instructor:

Clinical Assistant Professor – University of Kansas, Wichita
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2013-present

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