Meet Dr. Cederlind


Patient Testimonial


Cranston J. Cederlind, MD, FACOG

Cranston Cederlind MDUndergraduate
University of Kansas
Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1971
University of Kansas Hospital, 1978
Board Certified
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Cederlind received his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Kansas in 1971. After a year of training in general surgery in Phoenix, Ariz., he was a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force for 2 years during the Vietnam years. He spent a year as an emergency room physician and then completed his residency training in OB-Gyn at the University of Kansas in 1978. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Cederlind established Johnson County OB-Gyn in 1980.

Dr. Cederlind has and still continues to enjoy a satisfying obstetrical practice and has delivered over 5,000 babies to the Shawnee Mission community.

Dr. Cederlind specializes in minimally invasive gynecological surgery. After spending time training with Dr. Harry Reich and Dr. C. Y. Liu, he performed the first laparoscopic hysterectomy in the Kansas City area in 1992. The enormous advantages of laparoscopic surgery over abdominal hysterectomy have resulted in Dr. Cederlind having performed over 3000 laparoscopic hysterectomies.

Dr. Cederlind completed further advanced training and was the first gynecological surgeon to perfom a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) in the Midwest. He has completed over 400 such operations and the surgery can be viewed on a live webcast.

Dr. Cederlind furthered his education with advanced training in women’s urinary problems and is the only gynecologist in the Shawnee Mission area performing Transvaginal Tape (TVT) surgery for relief of stress urinary incontinence.

Dr. Cederlind has also incorporated Robotic Hysterectomy and other advanced Robotic procedures into his practice. He is the only Gynecologist in the Kansas City area with advanced training in these procedures. Dr. Cederlind can be seen performing the procedure at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.

Dr. Cederlind is constantly attending training sessions to improve patient outcomes and is now the only gynecological surgeon performing advanced laparoscopic procedures with a single abdominal port (SILS). Single port laparoscopy has further improved patient recovery with rapid return to normal activities.

Dr. Cederlind has performed a multitude of outpatient gynecological procedures and has completed over 400 endometrial ablations for heavy periods, and is now performing the Essure® tubal ligation procedure.

Dr. Cederlind’s philosophy of medicine is to be continually educating himself in the best and latest medical procedures, to be a patient advocate, to always do what is best for the patient and to educate patients in sound decision making concerning surgical and obstetrical choices. Dr. Cederlind is consistently listed in the Best Doctors in America® list in Kansas City.

Dr. Cederlind lives in Lenexa with his wife of 30 years, Cheri. They have 2 sons and 2 daughters and a new grandson, CJ, and a new granddaughter, Adela. Dr. Cederlind has spent 25 years accumulating over 80,000 miles on his bicycle, riding in 10 different states and 5 foreign countries. He enjoys an occasional round of golf and doesn’t sleep very well when KU loses.