Dr. Gary Schmidt, MD

Dr. Gary Schmidt, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Gary Schmidt, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

11605 Studt Ave Ste 1

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 699-9898

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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21  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmidt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmidt to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schmidt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

ITen years ago, I had a horrible bunion that was way past the time of getting help. Dr Schmidt removed my buinion, added a plate and 3 screws to stabilize my bones. I have been pain free ever since. Actually, as soon as the pain block wore off, I could feel my last two toes that I had no idea that...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Schmidt to anyone. I had an ankle replacement done several years ago by him. I've been in worse pain since having it done. I didn't even know that was possible. I have since been to doctors who say the replacement was done very poorly. I developed other issues from the...more
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I would NEVER recommend this Doctor to do Surgery on your foot. He totally ruined my foot. I had my surgery about 8years ago and have never been able to walk the same. I had another Surgeon,2 yrs ago, take X-rays of my foot, to see what this doctor did to me. He was blown away by what he did. He...more
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I had foot surgery by Dr. Schmidt in 2014. There were a number of problems afterward, including an infected toe that had to be redone; a bunion that is worse now than it was then; and a hammer toe that is too long, sticking out, and crisscrossing another toe. Walking is difficult; the surgery...more
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Dr. Schmidt performed a total ankle replacement on me one year ago. It has truly changed my life. After 15 years of limping in pain, with little results from another doctor, I found Dr. Schmidt. I can now say that my new ankle is the best part of my entire body. I review optional replacements and...more
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