GIKK Hip and Knee Physicians


C. Michael Kelly, M.D.
Dr. Kelly attended medical school at Creighton University, followed by orthopedic training in Cleveland, Ohio, and a fellowship in joint replacement at the Mayo Clinic. He specializes in knee and hip replacements and has performed more than 4,500 joint replacements. His special interest is partial knee replacement through a small incision.

T Kevin O’Malley, M.D.
Dr. O’Malley is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship following residency in Houston, Texas. He currently provides sports medicine coverage for several local high schools, and serves as a team physician for the Creighton University Men’s Soccer Team and Women’s Basketball Team. His main focus of interest is on knee injuries and knee arthritis. He is also involved in athletic medicine education, lecturing on not only the high school but undergraduate and graduate levels. Being the father of six daughters, he has an acute interest in the injuries of female athletes.

Erik T. Otterberg, M.D.
Dr. Otterberg graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton Orthopedic Foundation. He completed a fellowship in hip and knee replacement from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Otterberg specializes in joint replacement with particular interests in complex deformities, revisions and new technologies. He is active in resident education at the Veteran’s Hospital, as well as in clinical research.

Samuel P. Phillips, M.D.
Dr. Phillips’ practice focus is knee and hip replacement. Dr. Phillips provides advanced technologies and alternatives, especially for the younger arthritic patients. His experience includes minimally invasive surgery, hip resurfacing, knee arthroscopy, partial knee replacement and osteotomies of the knee. Dr. Phillips is originally from Canada and completed fellowships in knee and hip replacement in London, Ontario and Dallas, Texas.
Brett W. Fischer, M.D.
Dr. Fischer received his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Creighton University/ University of Nebraska Health Foundation in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed further specialized training with a fellowship in sports medicine and adult joint reconstruction at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he was also participated in the care of athletes, including professional athletes of the San Antonio Spurs.

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