My Background

Surgical Philosophy

We are each gifted and meant to serve in our own humble way.  I train for surgery, perform operations, and joyfully care for surgical patients in accordance to my personal values of excellence and compassion.


Carlo Jurani, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Laparoscopic and General Surgeon

I was born in New York City and educated at the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana (1993).  I was awarded my Medical Degree by the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (1997) and completed my General Surgery Residency at the University of Kansas (2002).   


•General Surgery Study Club, AdventHealth, monthly 2019.

•Laparoscopic Surgery Skills Lab for 6th graders. Mill Creek Elementary April 2017. April 2018. May 2019.

•General Surgery Station, Advent Health Surgical Experience Lab Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) three times per year 2014-2019.

•Kids Clinic, Easter Laparoscopic Surgery Lessons for Kids, April 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.  

•6th Annual KC Haiti Symposium - Healthcare Challenges in Haiti, Presentation “Operate or Not!” Polsinelli Conference Room, Sept 8, 2018.

•Senhance Robotic Surgical System evaluation, Innovation Center, Florida Hospital Institute for Surgical Advancement, August 20, 2018.

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Jan 2018.

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 2017.

•Physician Leadership Development Program, 2014-2016.

•Presentation, "Surgical Decision Making Skills”. Philippine Medical Society of Greater KC, Sept 10, 2016.

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 2016.

•President Kansas City Surgical Society 2015.

•Kids Clinic, Easter Laparoscopic Surgery Lessons for Kids, April 4, 2015

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 6-15, 2015.

•Bogo Medical Surgical Mission. Northern Cebu, Philippines, Jun 5-7, 2014.

•Physician Leadership Development Program, April, 2014 - ongoing.

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 8-15, 2014.

•Single Site Robotic Training, Houston, Mar 20, 2013.

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 9-16, 2013.

•Recertification American Board of Surgery Dec 2012 - July 2023.

•da Vinci Single Site Robotics Program, Miami, Oct 22-23, 2012.

•General Surgery Board Review Course, Chicago, Oct 4-7, 2012.

•Presentation, Overland Park Convention Center, Aug 15, 2012.

•Serving on the Board of Director Kansas City Surgical Society 2012. 

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 11-18, 2012. 

•Elected to Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Sugeons membership Oct 2011.

•Presentation “Take the Show on the Road" AAPC, North Kansas City Hopital, May 5, 2011. 

•Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia preceptorship, Lawrence Memorial Hospital,Lawrence, March 9, 2011. 

•Haiti Medical Mission, Pierre Payen Hospital, Feb 12-19, 2011. 

•Recipient Recognizing Physician Excellence - Balance Award Feb 5, 2011.

•Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Summit, Breckenridge, Jan 14-15, 2011. 

•Presentation “Bridging the Gap" Metro KS PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association, St. Joseph Hospital, Dec 4, 2010. 

•Advanced Course in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery. EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TELESURGERY, Strasbourg, France, Nov 5, 2010.

•Computer Provider Order Entry Physician Champion, September 2010.

•Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery preceptorship, Ft. Lauderdale, August 24-25, 2010.

•Bogo Medical-Surgical Mission, Northern Cebu, Phillippines May 17-20, 2010

•Attendee American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, Oct 2009.

•Completion MammoSite 5-day targeted radiation therapy training program, October 1, 2009.

•Physician vignette "Compassion Fatigue" First Annual Steve Jeffers Lecture on Spirituality in Health April 2, 2009.

•Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery preceptorship, Lincoln, Feb 9-10, 2009.

•Appointed Medical Director Prairie Star Surgery Center, Sept 2008. 

•Bogo Medical-Surgical Mission, Northern Cebu, Phillippines May 19-23, 2008

•Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair and Component Separation Course, St.Louis, April 16-17, 2008 Surgical and Office based Coding, Las Vegas, April 11, 2008.

•Inguinal Hernia Laparoscopic clinic and seminar Pompano Beach Hernia Center FL, Oct 17, 2007

•Kansas Representative ACS Leadership Conference Washington, D.C., June 3-6, 2007

•Masters Course in Hernia Repair, Las Vegas, May 11, 2007

•Assist Live webcast Roux en Y gastric bypass, Feb 28, 2007.

•Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TELESURGERY, Strasbourg, France, Oct. 26-28, 2006.  

•Advanced Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair Symposium, St. Louis, Feb 11,2006

•Participant Remote Presence Robots, Shawnee Mission Medical Center 2006

•Approved for Advanced Laparoscopic Privileges (Level III) Shawnee Mission Medical Center, October 19, 2005

•Assist 681 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures 2005-2008

•Completed Laparoscopic Bariatric Mini-Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, January 24-28, 2005

•Completed a course in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, November 18-20, 2004

•Completed Advanced Hernia Repair Training, San Diego, June 2004

•Attended seminar on Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Cincinnati, February 2004

•Attended program on Procedure for Prolapsed Hemorrhoids, Kansas City, March 2003 

•Completed Preperitoneal Hernia Repair Training, Denver, August 2002 

•Certification “Ultrasound for Surgeons”, ACS meeting, San Diego, April 2002

•Completed Intensive Care Rotation John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, June 15 - July 16, 1996.


•Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

•Fellow American College of Surgeons

•Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

•Kansas City Surgical Society

•American Hernia Society


My wife, Dr. Danielle Stebbins, is an Internal Medicine doctor at KU MedWest. I enjoy training for endurance events. I am passionate about Bible study.


Phone 913-432-4355

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