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Dr. Alexander Pruitt, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Pruitt

Dr. Alexander Pruitt, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Spencer, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1983 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.


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(712) 580-2022

Dr. Pruitt accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
EmblemHealth
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
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Husky Health
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INTotal Health
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MedHealthInsurance
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Medico
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Dr. Pruitt's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Surgery
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Torticollis
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alexander Pruitt, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Spencer, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1983 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1989
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
1983
Creighton University
Medical School
1976
Us Military Academy
Undergraduate School
1989
1984
1983
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Recently saw Dr. Pruitt for my right scapular pain. His compassion & expertise was superior. Feeling much better! So appreciate his care.
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Dr. Pruitt is an excellent doctor who will give you the best care. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Pruitt is an excellent doctor in all aspects. Professionalism, bedside manner, care, kindness, etc. etc. He is the best.
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I used Dr. Pruitt for a shoulder surgery and it went VERY poorly. I have a long term disability due to his failure to accurately perform the surgery. I have had two other specialists look at my shoulder since his surgery and they both agree that at no point was surgery completed correctly. GO ELSEWHERE! Save yourself ALOT of undue pain!
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Dr. Pruitt has been my orthopaedic surgeon for 15 years now and I and my family have had several surgeries with him. His staff is very friendly. You can always get in right away. Dr. Pruitt does a great job in explaining things in real people terms so that I can understand what is going on with my health.
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Excellent care! Had my knee operated on and had little wait time, Dr was to the point and did an excellent job! The staff was friendly and helpful. I would trust him to operate on me again.
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Dr. Pruitt is second to none! He has a compassionate bedside manner and his patients adore him. He is the one physician that I have had the pleasure of knowing who takes the time necessary to ensure his patients fully understand the extent of their diagnosis. I would definitely recommend Dr. Pruitt and the staff at Orthopaedics, PC.
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Would highly recommend Dr. Pruitt as he was extremely professional and put you at ease when discussing surgery and recovery.
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Dr. Pruitt helped me with my shoulder. He was excellent! Explained everything very well. I also needed an MRI, which they have an Open MRI at their office which was convenient. I was able to the MRI authorized quickly. I recommend Dr. Pruitt to everyone. His expertise is worth it!
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Dr. Pruitt is great to work with. He was able to answer all of my questions and concerns that I had during my appointment. Dr. Pruitt thoroughly explained what he saw in my X-Rays and what we needed to do going forward. I needed to get an MRI scheduled and and follow up and the staff were able to get an authorization next day for the MRI and appointments within the same and following week. I will be recommending my friends and family to Orthopaedics, P.C.
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He is amazing I mean I am glad I went there he is outstanding and great with his patients he is very good explaining things in terms we would understand I was getting run around before him and he got right down to everything and the staff was friendly and helpful also
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Dr. Pruitt did my knee surgery in February 2017 and I'm very happy with my post operative results. He explained everything to me about my surgery and my post operative care at a level that I could understand. The staff at Orthopaedics, P.C. did an amazing job of scheduling my surgery in a timely manner as well as helping me with any questions that I had. I felt like everyone truly cared about me. I would definitely recommend Dr. Pruitt and his staff to anyone for their orthopedic needs.
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Friendly office staff, they are very personable and like to get to know their patients. They can always get me to see a doctor or PA within a few days of my phone call if not the same day. Sometimes I wait in the waiting room for a while before seeing the doctor, but I am willing to wait for great service and a friendly doctor!
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dr Pruitt is a very personable physician who talks to you like a human being unlike a lot of others. his office and surgical skills are excellent. the problem is his office staff. my wife was due for a total knee replacement on 12.21.16 and a week before ran out of her pain meds which she obviously needed and called his office and the pharmacy to try to obtain them. the pharmacy even called his office to get the prescription to no avail. by Friday the 18th she hadn't gotten them,surgery 12.21.16
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I had lost the ability to use one thumb. Dr. Pruitt did some reconnecting surgery, and I now have the ability to use that thumb.
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