Speakers

18th Annual Wichita Sports Medicine Symposium 

Doug Bonnesen, DPT

Love Physical Therapy – A Wholeness Clinic

Dr. Doug is Mayo Clinic trained with 30 years of clinical experience in the orthopedic and sports medicine field. He has taught at multiple levels from one on one, to seminars to being a lecturer at the Wichita State University Physical Therapy School.

He recently opened his own clinic LOVE Physical Therapy…A Wholeness Clinic and is helping people get to the root of their problem and provides compassionate care with a listening ear.

He is a teacher at heart and loves to help others understand and grow in the Physical Therapy field.

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 skill and experience to helping 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.

Alex Bollinger, M.D. 

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates; Wichita

Dr. Bollinger is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, and earned his medical degree with distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Michigan State University, before finishing his hand and upper extremity fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he was mentored by some of the nation’s top hand and shoulder surgeons.

Dr. Bollinger’s specialty training focuses on trauma, reconstruction, nerve compression, and other disorders of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder. He has given many presentations at regional and national meetings and enjoys staying up-to-date with new research and innovative techniques to help his patients improve their quality of life.

Outside of his professional activities, Dr. Bollinger enjoys golfing, running, cycling, swimming, and—most importantly—spending time with his wife, two little boys, and their golden retriever.

John Childs, M.D. 

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates; Wichita

Dr. Childs is a fellowship-trained and board eligible surgeon specializing in foot and ankle disorders. He obtained his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO.

He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation-South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland, OH and will complete his fellowship from Orthopedic Associates of Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI in summer of 2019.

In September 2019, Dr. Childs will join the AOA team treating foot and ankle patients.

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 of 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.

Maggie Hagan, M.D.

Infectious Disease Consultants

Dr. Hagan graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1988. She works in Wichita, KS and specializes in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Hagan is affiliated with Via Christi Hospital, Via Christi-Saint Joseph Campus and Wesley Medical Center.

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 orthopaedics, Dr. Hagan pursues fitness and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Robert Manske, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

ViaChristi 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.