The University of Kansas Health System

Dr. E. Bruce Toby

Dr. Toby provides state of the art upper extremity Orthopedic and Hand Surgery. His areas of expertise include Microsurgery, complex wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries and peripheral nerve surgery. Compassionate, competent and safe care of our patients is our priority.

The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building 3901 Rainbow BlvdMS 3017Kansas City, KS 66160(Map)
  • Sports Medicine Arthroscopy
  • Hand Injuries
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Forearm and Wrist Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wound Management
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Limb Salvage Procedures
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Decomp
  • Arthroscopy-Elbow
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy-Wrist
  • Replantation
  • Vascular Grafts
  • Free Tissue Transfer
  • Arthroscopic Procedure-Elbow
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nerve Decompression
  • Arm Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Nerve Pain
  • Raynaud's Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Work Injury Directory
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Arm Pain Due to Sports
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Injuries
  • Nerve Repair
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Upper Extremity Fractures
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Joint Problems
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Pain During Sports
Board CertificationSurgery-Orthopedic
Sub CertificationHand Surgery
  • Medical SchoolIndiana University-Indianapolis
  • InternshipBowman Gray School of Medicine
  • ResidencyBowman Gray School of Medicine
  • FellowshipDuke University

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Recently there has been increasing enthusiasm for minimalist shoes or barefoot running to create a more natural running style featuring a barefoot strike as opposed to the heel strike that is typically seen in the large heeled running shoes. The modern running shoe was created in the 1970s with a large cushioned heel intended to dissipate the energy transmitted to the knees and hips. Prior to that time, runners ran in a flat shoe or track flat without the big cushioned heel, stiff sole and arch support that are components of the modern running shoe. Read more.