Health System’s Orthopedics Care Team Continues to Grow

The University of Kansas Health System is pleased to announce the addition of three members to its orthopedic care team at Central Kansas Orthopedic Group – Matthew Vopat, MD, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, and physician assistants Dane Mitchell and Jessica Onken.

Matthew Vopat, MD

Dr. Vopat is looking forward to getting to know the Great Bend community. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman-Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado.


Dr. Vopat joins Thomas Dagg, MD, Wade Babcock, PA-C, and Jake Thompson, DPT, in providing sports medicine care.

Dane Mitchell, PA-C

Mitchell grew up in a small town in northeast Kansas and appreciates the opportunity to provide healthcare services in a rural community. He earned his Master of Physician Assistant at Wichita State University.

Jessica Onken, PA-C

Onken chose to specialize in orthopedics because of her background in sports, including playing collegiate volleyball. She also earned her Master of Physician Assistant from Wichita State University.


To schedule an appointment with these providers, or any of the providers at Central Kansas Orthopedic Group, call 620-792-4383.