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Joel VanderVelde, MD

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Assistant Professor, Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Joel VanderVelde, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Bariatric Surgery Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. VanderVelde received his undergraduate degree from Ottawa (KS) University where he was also a member of the men’s basketball team. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. Dr. VanderVelde joined our faculty in 2020.

When not caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, playing golf, watching basketball, homebrewing, and traveling.