Kansas State University


Department of Kinesiology

Alumni Spotlight- Dr. Clay B. Greeson


Clay B. Greeson, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon at Centura Health, St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. 

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.  His practice specializes in sports medicine and ACL reconstruction.  He also performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle.  In addition, his practice includes general orthopaedic care with adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, pediatric and adult trauma care.

Dr. Greeson earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Kansas, attended Kansas State University for his post graduate studies and received his medical degree from the KU School of Medicine.  While attending Kansas State University, he worked as a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Kinesiology.  After medical school he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic and a sports-medicine fellowship at the University of California at Los Angeles where he obtained additional training while helping to care for the UCLA Bruins’ athletic teams.

Dr. Greeson is native of southwest Kansas and returned home to provide the same quality orthopaedic care to his patients that he provided at the Cleveland Clinic and UCLA.  He has assembled a sports medicine team consisting of athletic trainers, physician assistants, nurses, and physical therapists that provide coverage for 20 area high schools and 3 community colleges.  He is the team physician for the GCCC Broncbusters and the Garden City High School Buffalos.

Dr. Greeson and his wife, Amber Dunn, M.D., have one son, Luke, and a bulldog named Buster.  When he is not on the side-line, in clinic, or in the operating room, he enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his family.  His hobbies include, golfing, travelling, raising hops, craft brewing, and helping to manage his family’s farm near Kismet, KS.