The University of Kansas Health System

Dr. Lisa Vopat

As an athlete, I understand what it takes to care for patients eager to return to play, and believe in individualized care and being accessible to my patients throughout their recovery process. While the initial goal is for patients to recover from an injury, success is really achieved if the athlete is given the knowledge and tools to prevent further injury in the future. It is refreshing to be involved in the promotion of healthy living and prevention of injury in individuals driven to recover allowing them to pursue their goals.





Sports Medicine and Performance Center-Indian Creek10730 Nall AveSte 200Overland Park, KS 66211(Map)
  • Sports Medicine (Medical and Non-Operative Orthopedic)
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Dance Medicine
  • Sports Medicine (Medical and Non-Operative Orthopedic)
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Compartment Pressure Checks-Lower Extremity
  • Joint Aspiration and Injection
  • Impact Concussion Testing
  • Environmental Exposures in Athletes
  • Neck Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Diseases
  • Sports Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Joint Problems
  • Pain During Sports
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Knee Pain
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Limp Due to Sports
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Wrist Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Female Athlete Health Care
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Women's Health
  • Disc Problems
  • Hand Injuries
  • Leg Pain
  • Arm Pain Due to Sports
  • Back Pain in Sports
  • Depression in Athletes
  • Fitness and Exercise Counseling
  • Gastrointestinal problems in Athletes
  • Heat Illness/Disorders in Athletes
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Concussions
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Tendinopathy
  • Foot Pain
  • Medical and Non-Operative Orthopedic problems related to Sports and Exercise
  • Performance Decline in Athletes
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Ankle Pain
  • Eating Disorders in Athletes
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shin Splints
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Buttock Pain
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Upper Extremity Fractures
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Hip Injuries
  • Anxiety in Athletes
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Concussion in Athletes
  • Fatigue in Athletes
  • Eye Care in Athletes
  • Hamstring Injury
Certifications
Board CertificationEmergency Medicine
Sub CertificationSports Medicine
Education/Training
  • Medical SchoolUniversity of Kansas
  • ResidencyRhode Island Hospital
  • FellowshipBoston Children's Hospital

Staff spotlight: Lisa Vopat, MD, Sports Medicine Physician

As a native of Danvers, Massachusetts, Lisa Vopat, MD, never dreamed she’d wind up in Kansas. But when her brother, who had attended the University of Kansas, invited her as a high school senior to visit him and attend a basketball game there, she couldn’t help but fall in love with all things Jayhawk.

“I was sold,” said Dr. Vopat, who now cares for pediatric and adult athletes at The University of Kansas Hospital’s Sports Medicine & Performance Center. Read more.

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