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Scott M. Mullen, MD

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Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Assistant Fellowship Director-Orthopedic Sports Medicine, SOM-Kansas City, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Team Physician, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, Team Physician, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

smullen@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Scott Mullen, MD FAAOS is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery, in the department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, assistant team physician for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals, sports medicine consultant for the University of Kansas athletics department, and team physician for several local high schools. He is also an assistant program director for the orthopedic sports medicine fellowship program. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. He then went on to the University of Kansas School of Medicine and received his MD degree. He completed orthopedic residency at the University of Kansas as well. He completed his sports medicine fellowship at Steadman Hawkins Clinic.

Dr. Mullen’s clinical practice is focused in Orthopedics Sports Medicine. He treats conditions of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He is a faculty member for the sports medicine student honors program for the school of medicine. He has been the director of the University of Kansas Health System Symposium for Sports Medicine for the last 4 years. His area of research interest is sports related injury, injury prevention, and sports performance.

Education and Training
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Johnson County Community College
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Clinical Fellowship, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Denver, CO
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Arizona State Medical License, University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas State Medical License, University of Kansas Health System
  • Missouri State Medical License, University of Kansas Health System
Professional Affiliations
  • Clinical Operations Committee for Indian Creek Ambulatory Surgery Center, Clinical Operations Committee for Indian Creek Ambulatory Surgery Center, Member, 2019 - Present
  • National Football League Physician Society, Member, 2019 - Present
  • Orthopedic Residency Clinical Competency Chairman, Orthopedic Residency Clinical Competency Chairman, Chair, 2017 - Present
  • University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine Symposium, University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine Symposium Planning Commitee, Director, 2016 - Present
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Member, 2015 - Present
  • American Orthopedic Association, Member, 2013 - Present

Publications
  • Vopat, M., L, Wendling, A, Lee, B, Hassan, M, Morris, B, Tarakemeh, A, Zackula, R, Mullen, S, Schroeppel, P, Vopat, B., G. 2021. Early Versus Delayed Mobilization Post-Operative Protocols for Primary Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. Kansas journal of medicine, 14, 141-148
  • Vopat, M., L, Coda, R., G, Giusti, N., E, Baker, J, Tarakemeh, A, Schroeppel, J., P, Mullen, S, Randall, J, Provencher, M., T, Vopat, B., G. 2021. Differences in Outcomes Between Anterior and Posterior Shoulder Instability After Arthroscopic Bankart Repair: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 9 (5), 23259671211006437
  • Goodrich, E, Vopat, M., L, Baker, J, Tarakemeh, A, Templeton, K, Mulcahey, M., K, Schroeppel, J., P, Mullen, S, Vopat, B., G. 2021. Sex-Specific Differences Following Lateral Ankle Ligament Repair.. Foot & ankle international, 10711007211004191
  • Coda, R., G, Cheema, S., G, Hermanns, C, Kramer, M, Tarakemeh, A, Schroeppel, J., P, Mullen, S, Vopat, B., G, Mulcahey, M., K. 2021. Online Rehabilitation Protocols for Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy Are Variable Among Institutions.. Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, 3 (2), e305-e313
  • Vopat, M., L, Tarakemeh, A, Morris, B, Hassan, M, Garvin, P, Zackula, R, Mullen, S, Schroeppel, J., P, Vopat, B., G. 2020. Early Versus Delayed Mobilization Postoperative Protocols for Lateral Ankle Ligament Repair: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 8 (6), 2325967120925256