Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists


Excellent Orthopaedic Care for Every Patient, Every Time

This trusted team of dedicated health professionals is committed to helping you live life at your best.

Physician photos by Matthew Anderson

Have you been sidelined with an orthopaedic injury? Do you want to get back to doing what you love? Are you ready to partner with an experienced, compassionate and understanding orthopaedic physician who always keeps your best interests at heart? Then it’s time to turn to the trusted medical professionals at Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists. If getting back in the game (or just back in the game of life) is what you desire, then they can get you there. After all, their primary goal is to give patients the opportunity to get back out there and just have fun.

Delivering a broad range of high-quality orthopaedic care, the Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists group has you covered from head to toe. With 11 board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, three board-certified physiatrists, and six mid-level providers, you are sure to find the right physician for you. Of course, with a strong staff of 74 caring and compassionate employees, you are more than likely to feel welcome and at home at each and every visit. The dedicated staff includes Athletic Trainers, Surgical Technicians, DME Specialists, Billing and Coding Specialists, Worker’s Compensation and Disability Specialists, Surgery Schedulers, and a Patient Financial Counselor. In short, everyone is a specialist on this integrated and cohesive team, and the primary gift they promise to deliver is the steadfast commitment to keep you as active and pain-free as possible.

Because each of Rockhill’s physicians has a dedicated clinical focus, patients receive highly-specialized care from the appropriate doctor. The strength of this team is not derived from just one individual physician but from the combined specialty training and individual expertise that allows this group to provide unparalleled expert care for each patient.

A.  Gary Go, M.D.,  B.  Jarron Tilghman, M.D.,  C.  Scott Langford, M.D.,  D.  Larry Frevert, M.D.,  E.  Christopher Maugans, M.D.,  F.  Terrence Pratt, M.D.,  G.  Amar Patel, M.D.,  H.  Robert Takacs, M.D.,             I.  Jay Rapley, M.D.

“The thigh bone’s connected to the knee bone; the knee bone’s connected to the ankle bone…”

No matter your orthopaedic injury or ailment, the clinical teams at Rockhill Orthopaedics Specialists are ready to serve. From Sports Medicine to General Orthopaedics and everything in-between, there is a physician on this team who can appropriately provide the exact treatment you need. Serving on the Sports Medicine team are Larry Frevert, M.D., Jay Rapley, M.D. and Wesley Frevert, M.D.; providing Hand and Upper Extremity procedures are Scott Langford, M.D. and Christopher Maugans, M.D.; the Foot and Ankle team includes Amar Patel, M.D. and Alan Zonno, M.D.; the Total Joint Replacement Team consists of Gerald Dugan, M.D., Andrew Palmisano, M.D., Larry Frevert, M.D. and Wesley Frevert, M.D.; the General Orthopaedics team involves Robert Takacs, M.D. and Gary Go, M.D.; and the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Team is overseen by Terrance Pratt, M.D., Kam-Fai Pang, M.D. and Jarron Tilghman, M.D.

A.  Gerald Dugan, M.D.,  B.  Alan Zonno, M.D.,  C.  Andrew Palmisano, M.D.,  D.  Wesley Frevert, M.D.

In addition to these specialties, Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists also provides Interventional Physiatry, Performing Arts Medicine and Athletic Trainers, all of whom are specifically trained to assist you with the alleviation of pain, restoring you to mobility and returning you back to your life.

Not only do these specialists tirelessly serve their patients, they also extend that arm of service far into the surrounding community. Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists is active in both the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce and the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce. Each year at the holiday season, the office also enjoys participating in the Salvation Army Angel Tree and has consistently collected and donated hundreds of toys for area children.

When it comes to local sports teams, the group’s orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons serve as team doctors for game coverage and also provide athletic trainers onsite at local high schools. Additionally, the group proudly sponsors the Arthritis Foundation, along with numerous local 5k race events and USSSA Baseball and Softball events in the summer months.

Kam-Fai Pang, M.D.

Whether a new patient or an existing one, Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists ensures the process of filling out forms is simple, easy and secure. With its user-friendly Patient Portal, you can complete all necessary forms, send messages directly to the physicians and/or their staff, and you can easily access your medical records. Need to schedule an appointment, pay a bill, or even request a prescription? The Patient Portal makes all of that possible and readily done at your fingertips right in the comfort of your own home. In other words, no matter your interaction with any member of our team, whether online or in the office, you will always feel welcome and right at home.

The entire staff at Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists understands the healthcare industry is continually evolving, but as things change, one thing will remain the same: their unwavering commitment to keep all of their patients active and pain-free.

The message is quite simple:

At Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, the goal is to help patients to get back to doing what they love. That’s just what they love to do.

For more information on Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, visit them online at or call 816.246.4302. For immediate care, call the Sports Injury Hotline at 816.944.8663. You can also visit them at either of their two convenient locations: the main office on the St. Luke’s East campus at 120 NE Saint Luke’s Boulevard in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and the other location at the St. Luke’s Multi-Specialty Clinic at 600 NE Adams Dairy Parkway, Suite 160, in Blue Springs, Missouri. 




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