K. Dean Reeves MDK. Dean Reeves, MD of Roeland Park Kansas, is a physician and medical researcher. His private practice is located in Olathe/Gardner, Kansas (rehabilitation) and in northern Johnson County (chronic sprain/strain and arthritis pain research). He collaborates in research with other locations across the country and internationally. Dr. Reeves trained at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is licensed in the states of Kansas and Missouri. Dr. Reeves is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Reeves has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications in the area of regenerative injection therapy (prolotherapy) in journals such as The American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Pain Physician, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Biomechanics Magazine, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, North American Clinics in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, and the Journal of Orthopedic Medicine.

He has authored chapters in pain management texts such as Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice (2000 Edition), The Practice of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technique (2005 Edition), Pain Management (2007 Edition), and the Sports Medicine Resource Manual (2008).

Dr. Reeves has spoken nationally and internationally for annual meetings of such organizations as the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Kuwaiti Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Athletic Trainer’s Association, and the Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Specialists.

Specialty & Clinical Interests:

  • Pain Management

Education & Medical Training

  • 1972 - 1975 B.S. at Administration at University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1976 - 1980 MD at University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1980 - 1983Specialty Certification at University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, Kansas

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas (1986 to 2004)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas (2004 to Present)

Board Status

  • Certified in Prolotherapy by the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine
  • 1984 Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • 1989 Fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management

Organizational Memberships

  • Christian Medical and Dental Association (1976 to Present)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1983 to Present / A Fellow: 1984 to Present)