20th Annual Wichita Sports Medicine Symposium

Speaker Bio’s

Brad Bruner, M.D.

Kansas Joint and Spine Specialists; Wichita

Dr. Bradley Bruner is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who has provided specialized care for Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists since 1991. Dr. Bruner explains each patient’s knee or sports-related condition or injury and communicates all treatment options to create satisfying and enjoyable patient visits. He is dedicated to using his skills and experience to help you stay healthy and active.

Dr. Bruner received his medical degree from The University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1985, and he completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in 1990 and his sports medicine fellowship at the Mid-America Center for Sports Medicine in 1991. He specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery and has a specific interest in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and meniscal repair utilizing the modified Henning Technique, and he trains residents in knee arthroscopy and sports medicine at The University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita.

Dr. Bruner treats knee injuries and conditions for both adolescents and adults, and he provides treatment for sports injuries in patients of all ages. In his spare time, Dr. Bruner enjoys playing golf and spending time with his grandkids.

Doug Bonnesen, DPT

Love Physical Therapy – A Wholeness Clinic

Owner and Physical Therapist of the Newly Opened Love Physical Therapy – A Wholeness Clinic.  Doug is a Physical Therapist who received his training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN. He has completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy with Regis University in Denver CO. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Orthopedic section of the APTA. He specializes in orthopedic rehab and particularly enjoys spine and lower extremity injuries.

Erin Carpenter, PT

Rock Steady Boxing Wichita

Physical Therapist Erin Carpenter is PWR – (Parkinson Wellness Recovery) certified, as well as Urban Poling Certified. Both are used in our Rock Steady Boxing classes frequently. She also has 5 years of contact kickboxing experience which helps with teaching basic boxing skills. Erin has worked in many areas of medicine from Rehabilitation Hospitals to Acute Care.

Erin received her Bachelor of Exercise Science from The University of Kansas, and her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University.

Chris Fleming, LAT ATC AEMT

Inspire Health & Performance, LLC 

Chris is a long-standing member of the medical community in Wichita. He is a graduate of Wichita State University, with a degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis on Athletic Training. Chris specializes in Post Concussion Rehabilitation & working with Chronic Pain Patients enabling and educating patients on how they can help to quickly reduce their pain that they have been living with for a long time.  Chris currently serves as a Captain for the Wichita Fire Department and has a passion for helping the Tactical Athlete. Consequently, this enables Chris to have hands on patient care daily in many diverse settings.

Chris is extremely passionate about providing the highest level of care with empowering education to all the clients he serves. Chris looks forward to working with clients of all ages from high level athletes to high level older clients with walkers.

Phillip Hagan, M.D.

Advanced Orthopedics

Dr. Hagan is excited to join the AOA family in June 2019. Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and fellowship-trained in sports medicine, Dr. Phillip Hagan specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery, shoulder surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries and conditions.

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1986, Dr. Hagan completed his residency at The University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita in 1991. He went on to complete his sports medicine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1992. His surgical expertise includes meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, cartilage repair, rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, labral repair, and total shoulder replacement.

When he is not seeing patients or instructing in orthopaedic’s, Dr. Hagan pursues fitness and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Kim Harris, RN, CWCA, CHRN

 Newton Medical Center

Kim Harris RN CWCA CHRN has been a nurse for 26 years. 18 years bedside CCU, 2-year clinical education, 6 years of wound care. Intensive care was Kim’s first love straight out of nursing school, however when she turned 50, she looked at her plan and thought “I can’t do this for another 20 years” so thus the beginning of wound care.

Wound care journey started as an underling of a wound care nurse, learning on the fly (as most nurses do), then studying and sat for the Certified Wound Care Associate certificate.  After passing that exam she swore she wouldn’t take a test again.  However, after starting as the Newton Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center in Newton, KS… test time again. It was decided by management and staff that the Newton Wound Center would apply for a National Certification for the Hyperbaric Unit. During and for the 2-year process there needed to be more than one certified hyperbaric person in the unit, so the obvious person was the manager. In the next 2 years Kim studied and received the Safety director certification and her Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse certificate (which took 2 times to pass).  The HBO unit received accreditation by the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society.

Kim is married to Marc who is an RN/MICT and has 40 years plus experience, 4 children 2 of which are in the medical fields and 2 Grands. Kim loves to sing and be involved in music and her favorite hobby is gardening. Kim always will say “digging in the soil is cheaper than a Shrink”.

Dr. Matthew Hollenbeck, M.D.

Kansas Orthopaedic Center, PA

Dr. Hollenbeck is a board certified pediatric orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in all aspects if pediatric orthopaedic surgery including spine and scoliosis. Dr. Hollenbeck earned his undergraduate degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He worked as a physical Therapist for four years prior to attending Medical School. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his five year residency in orthopaedic surgery at Greenville Health Systems in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Hollenbeck has also completed a pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis fellowship at the esteemed Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA. He was ranked #3 in the nation during his fellowship by the U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Hollenbeck is a member of the orthopaedic Society of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Hollenbeck is a father to three children.  He has a strong commitment to all orthopaedic patients, especially children.

Lindsay Luinstra, DAT LAT ATC

Wichita State University

Dr. Luinstra is an assistant professor at Wichita State University, primarily focused on teaching students in the athletic training program. Lindsay graduated from Wichita State University in 2011 and 2012 with two bachelor’s degrees.  She continued her education at Kansas State, graduating in 2014 with a graduate degree.  In 2019, Lindsay graduated from the University of Idaho with a doctorate in Athletic Training.

Lindsay worked in the clinical setting for six year – Kansas State University, Bethel College, and Wichita State University before transitioning to teaching.  She has been with WSU in higher education since 2018, focusing on education and research. Lindsay’s research agenda is diverse and has many interests (i.e., manual therapy, FMS, headache pain, etc.)  Over the last few years Lindsay had been involved in transitioning the undergraduate program to an entry-level graduate program starting in June 2023.

Lindsay has been married for 12 years and they have three sons (Lambeau, 9; Jordy, 6; and Jett, 1.) She enjoys the outdoors, hiking, traveling, and time at the lake with her family.

Robert Manske, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Via-Christi Health Systems & Wichita State University; Wichita

Rob is currently an Associate Professor in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.  Rob graduated from WSU in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1994, and further earned a Master of Education degree in Physical Education in 2000. He received his DPT from Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professions in 2006.  Rob has been an APTA Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist since 2002.  Rob is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Daniel Prohaska, M.D. 

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates; Wichita

Dr. Prohaska graduated with a Bachelor of Biology degree from Kansas State University and attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. After his residency, he traveled to the University of Pittsburgh where he completed his fellowship in the field of Sports Medicine. While in Pittsburgh, he worked closely with the University of Pittsburgh athletes as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers football team.

After completing his fellowship in 2001, Dr. Prohaska returned to Wichita and began his practice specializing in the care of shoulder, elbow, and knee injuries.

Phil Vardiman, PhD LAT ATC

Kansas State University

Dr. Vardiman is an Associate Professor and the Program Director for the Athletic Training Program at Kansas State University in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health. He received his undergraduate degree from Park University in 1996, his Master’s of Science from Oklahoma State University in 1998, and his PhD from the University of Arkansas in 2006.

Dr. Vardiman has been a certified Athletic Trainer since 1996 and a member of the USA Track and Field Sports Medicine Team since 2008. He had the distinction of being an athletic trainer for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and was recently named the Head Athletic Trainer for USA Track and Field for the 2019 Pan American Games.

Currently, he serves as the President Elect for the Kansas Athletic Trainers Society, is a board member for the National Athletic Trainers Association Foundation and is a Faculty Senate Representative for the College of Human Ecology. His research focus is the human response to exercise and therapeutic clinical interventions on muscle quality and physical performance measures. He enjoys spending time with his wife Bethany, and his daughters, Rylie and Hailey.