Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists regarding its recent data breach. The Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists is an orthopaedic healthcare practice located in Kansas. Founded in 1976, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists provides treatment and care for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions affecting the ankle, back, elbow, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine, and wrist, as well as joint replacement and sports medicine.2 To that end, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists provides a variety of services, including athletic training, digital X-rays, access to durable medical equipment (DME), Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology solutions, and an on-site brace specialist.3 Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists has an additional location in Anthony, Kansas.


Recently, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information may have been accessed and acquired. In January 2024, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists reported the data breach to the Attorney General of Texas. According to the breach report, Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists has notified individuals whose data may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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