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John M. Sojka, MD

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Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Director, Director of Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Professional Background

John M. Sojka, MD, FAAOS is an associate Professor of Orthopaedic surgery. He joined the orthopaedic faculty in 2004 as the first fellowship-trained orthopedic traumatologist in the history of KUMC. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He is a University of Kansas Medical School graduate. He completed his orthopaedic residency training in Omaha Nebraska at the combined programs of the University of Nebraska and Creighton University. He then moved to Indianapolis, Indiana to complete his subspecialty/fellowship training in Orthopaedic trauma with the OrthoIndy Group at Methodist Hospital. From there, he returned to Kansas City to begin his career at the University of Kansas

Education and Training
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering , Stanford University
  • MD, Orthopedic Surgery , Univ. of Kansas-Medical Ctr.
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Creighton University/University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery, Ortho Indy/Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
Professional Affiliations
  • Clinical Competency Committee, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Mid Central States Orthopedic Society , Member, 2005 - Present
  • AO North America Faculty, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Kansas Orthopedic Society, Member, 2004 - Present
  • American College of Family Physicians , Member, 1996 - 1998

  • Tarkin, Ivan., S, Sojka, John., M. 2008. Biomechanical Strategies for Managing Atrophic and Oligotrophic Nonunions, 18 (2), 86-94
  • Dee, M, Sojka, J., M, Daccarett, M., S, Mormino, M., A. 2011. Evaluation of popliteal artery injury risk with locked lateral plating of the tibial plateau.. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 25 (10), 603-7
  • Seagrave, R., A, Sojka, J, Goodyear, A, Munns, S., W. 2014. Utilizing reamer irrigator aspirator (RIA) autograft for opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: A new surgical technique and report of three cases.. International journal of surgery case reports, 5 (1), 37-42
  • Rakel, David, Kellerman, Rick. 2021. Osteomyelitis