Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon

Christopher Maugans, M.D.
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon

Areas of Specialty

Upper Extremity
Hand & Wrist

Procedures Performed

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Surgery for Trauma & Fractures of the hand, wrist, and upper extremity
Surgery for arthritis of the hand and wrist
Shoulder Replacement
Elbow Replacement
Surgery for Tendonitis
Surgery for pinched nerves and nerve injuries, including microsurgery
Rotator cuff surgery
Fracture Care
Mass and foreign body removal from hand, wrist and upper extremity
Dupuytren’s Contracture Release
Cubital Tunnel Release

Dr. Maugan’s Team:
Phone: (816) 251-7285

Surgical Tech
Chris Barelli, CST

Medical Assistant
Megan Siefkas, OTA

Surgery Scheduler
Kelly Alley (816) 251-7255

Dr. Maugans preformed bilateral carpal tunnel release surgery on my hands and did an amazing job. He is a very professional doctor. He took the time to answer my questions and gave me all the information I needed to make the decision to have the surgery. The surgery went very well, he discussed what was going to happen before each surgery to put me at ease. After the surgery he called my wife to let her know everything went well and was very nice. The post-op follow up was 10 days after the surgery and was another great experience. The sutures are so small I don’t think I will be able to tell where they are when my hands are fully healed. I would highly recommend Dr. Maugans to anyone who needs his area s specialty.

Biography (Curriculum Vitae)

Christopher Maugans M.D. is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon, with a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He specializes in hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions.
Dr. Maugans grew up in Wichita, Kansas. For Dr. Maugans, the choice to become an orthopedic hand surgeon was very carefully planned and thought out. He recognized that becoming a surgeon would provide an amazing career, but he also wanted to make sure the specialty he chose was something he could do day-in and day-out for many years.

The intricate nature and fine details of the human hand, as well as being able to restore function to a patient, solidified his decision to sub-specialize in hand surgery. Often times, people don’t realize how important the hands and fingers are for all the tasks and activities accomplished throughout a given day – until one is presented with an injury or problem which hampers those tasks and activities. Dr. Maugans derives joy from helping patients regain function and resume their desired activities.


Dr. Maugans received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting degree from University of Kansas. After obtaining his medical degree from The University of Kansas School of Medicine, he completed residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He obtained his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Maugans participated in and authored scientific research articles which have been presented at both regional and national academic conferences.


Dr. Maugans is an active member of the Eastern Jackson County Physicians Comprehensive Health Care IPA.

Hobbies & Interests

When not working, Dr. Maugans tries to spend as much time possible with his family. They enjoy the outdoors and hiking when time permits. Other hobbies include hunting, fishing, Kansas basketball and traveling.

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