Dr. Howard Place, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 58

3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Dr. Place's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Mercy Hospital Saint Louis
615 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141
SSM Saint Mary's Health Center
6420 Clayton Rd
Richmond Heights, MO 63117

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SLUCare Orthopaedic Surgery
SLUCare Orthopaedic Surgery
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
1755 S Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
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    Dr. Place's Experience

    Dr. Place's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Adult Scoliosis Correction
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
    • Disc Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
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    • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Lakewood Orthopedic Clinic
    Complete in 1991

    Undergraduate Schools

    US Military Academy
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Place & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Place's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mercy Hospital Saint Louis

    • SSM Saint Mary's Health Center

    • Saint Louis University Hospital

    • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 1 review

    4.6 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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    I can sum it up in a few short words he is the best Dr.I was in surgery for eight hours for my back.When I woke up there was no pain and there hasn't been any since before my surgery.I can thank god I found him.So if I haven't already told him thank you I telling him now.Thank You Dr. Howard Place. Nancy Reese

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    Office Locations

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    SLUCare Orthopaedic Surgery
    3635 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 977-4440 (Office)
    (314) 268-6438 (Fax)
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    1755 S Grand Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63104
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