Dr. Howard M. Place, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

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

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Place

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SLUCare Orthopaedic Surgery
SLUCare Orthopaedic Surgery
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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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 Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
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    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Place

    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

    Undergraduate Schools

    Us Military Academy
    Graduated in 1979
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Place & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Place's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Place has admitting privileges:

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    • SSM Saint Mary's Health Center

    • Saint Louis University Hospital

    • Mercy Hospital Saint Louis

    • SMM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

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    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Place

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Place to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Place's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Place
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Place accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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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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