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          "I will strive to understand your unique concerns and goals and educate you about the problem and potential solutions"
     SEAN BARAN, M.D. comes to the Specialty Clinic from Western Orthopaedics. He is a general orthopaedic who sees disorders of the hips and knee, and does sports medicine and joint replacement. He is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint replacement surgery with a special interest in disorders of the hip and knee. Dr. Baran enjoys treating patients of a variety of ages and takes pride in helping his patients maintain an active lifestyle - whether that is helping an athlete get back to sports following an injury or an arthritic patient get back to everyday life in less pain following joint replacement surgery.
     Dr. Baran grew up in Monument, Colorado. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he graduated summa cum laude with a major in biochemistry. While at CU, he was a 3-time National Collegiate Wrestling Association national tournament qualifier.
     He earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He was awarded memebership to Alpha Omega Alpha, and also received the William Winter Memorial Award for outstanding performance in orthopedics from the University of Colorado Department of Orthopedics.
Dr. Baran completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, he served as an administrative chief resident and was honored with the Clinical Competency Award as a graduating resident - an award given to the top resident as selected by the orthopedic staff. Following residency, Dr. Baran completed an additional year of subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. There, he focused in hip arthroscopy, as well as open and arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. He also had the opportunity to care for Division I athletes in various sports at the University of Utah, including the Utes football team.
     Dr. Baran has contributed to the orthopedic literature with research and publications in medical school, residency, and fellowship. He has presented at multiple local and national meetings and was awarded the "Best Poster - Tumor and Basic Science" at the 2014 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for his work on infection prevention.
     Dr. Baran's approach to treating patients is getting to know the patient so that he can better understand each person's unique concerns and goals. he provides a thorough evaluation and then educates each patient about the diagnosis and potential solutions. He works hard to answer each patient's questions so that he can work together with the patient in pursing care that is focused on satisfaction and outcomes.
Dr. Baran is taking new patients and comes to the Specialty Clinic at GRMC once a month.


To All Who Use the Services at GRMC,

The Dialysis Unit at GRMC is open 6 days a week to service our patients.

If you are in need of Dialysis, please see the contact information below.

If we can ever be of assistance or answer any questions, please do not hesitate in calling. We would be more than happy to discuss concerns with any of you at any time.

Thanks so much for your dedication to GRMC.

Kacy Griffin, RN, BSN
Dialysis Clinical Care Manager
Goodland Regional Medical Center
Ph: 785-890-6290

Kandi Kuper, RN-C(OB)
Chief Nursing Officer
Goodland Regional Medical Center
Ph: 785-890-6040
Fax: 785-890-6039


The Physical Therapy Department at GRMC has a new Therapy Director and has been recently remodeled. Click Here to See and Find Out What's New in the Physical Therapy Department

ITV Health Program in Goodland is having a big impact across Kansas

KU Medical Center News just released a news story describing how ITV Health Programs are helping bring needed services to Goodland through an initiative launched by Goodland Regional Medical Center and Midwest Cancer Alliance, a outreach division of The University Of Kansas Cancer Center. Click here to view the story.


Goodland Regional Medical Center has a Behavioral Health program at Goodland Family Health Center (GFHC). Click Here to Read More.


Proper disposal of needles and other "sharps" items is very important. GRMC can help... Click Here to Learn How.


KanCare is the name of the new program the state is implementing for Medicaid and HealthWave services. Click Here to Learn More.


GRMC Respiratory Therapy offers new services to patients including Bronchiolitis Clinic for parents of infants diagnosed with bronchiolitis and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program for adults struggling with daily activities due to respiratory conditions.

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