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We found 4 orthopedic reconstructive surgeons who accept Mercy Health Plan HMO near Saint Louis, MO.

Dr. Robert L Barrack, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
660 S Euclid Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Robert Barrack practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hip reconstruction and knee reconstruction. Dr. Barrack accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction

Dr. Muyibat A Adelani, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4921 Parkview Place; Ste 6a/6b/12a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Muyibat Adelani is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Her clinical interests encompass replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). She is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adelani accepts. Before performing her residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Adelani attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Revision Knee Arthroplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan M Nunley, MD, BA
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4921 Parkview Place; Suite A and 6th Floor
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Ryan Nunley is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Saint Louis, MO, Creve Coeur, MO, and Chesterfield, MO. Dr. Nunley's areas of expertise consist of hip reconstruction and knee reconstruction. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Nunley's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Resurfacing, Hip Problems, Hip Reconstruction, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Denis Nam, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Denis Nam is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Nam attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for his residency. His clinical interests encompass hip reconstruction and knee reconstruction. Dr. Nam accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Hip Revision, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Hip Resurfacing, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hip ... (Read more)

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What is Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery?

Adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery is the medical specialty devoted to the surgical care or replacement of damaged joints in adults. Most commonly, this care focuses on the hip and knee, but it can also be used to treat joints such as the shoulder or ankle. Some adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons specialize on only one part of the body, such as the hip.

The most common cause of joint damage treated by adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon is arthritis. Other joint issues often seen involve cartilage and ligament tears, autoimmune disorders, and orthopedic complications due to diabetes or cancer.

Some of the procedures that may be performed by an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon include:

  • Joint replacement, also known as arthroplasty
  • Meniscal repair, fixing a torn piece of cartilage in the knee
  • Osteotomy, surgery to shorten, lengthen, or straighten a bone
  • Arthroscopy, a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery using a hollow tube called an endoscope
  • Resurfacing bones to improve the function of a joint

Even if a bone or joint is damaged, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons may have medical treatments available that can help patients avoid or delay surgery. Whether treatment is medical or surgical, their end goal is to help patients move freely and comfortably.