Dr. Ken Carpenter, MD

Dr. Ken Carpenter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Ken Carpenter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

3555 S National Ave

Springfield, MO 65807

Contact Information

(417) 875-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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25  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carpenter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carpenter to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Carpenter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Doctor Carpenter did surgery on my 4 year olds broken elbow. Him and his staff were amazing. He broke his other elbow while out of state. We were at a University hospital and they were very impressed with the healing of the elbow Dr Carpenter fixed and were accepting to him taking over the care...more
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Excellent bedside manner from entire Carpenter team. Dr.Carpenters"Veteran to Veteran" communication experience lends itself greatly to the nightmare of VA sponsored outsourced health care and the myriad of issues that plague a surgery for example right up to and beyond the day of surgery! Dr....more
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First visit fine, but second visit was the worst - knee injection with no local. He joked about tough air force pilots being wimpy about the injections. It was the worst experience ever with a physician - excruciating. I've had similar injection since with a different physician, local first,...more
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I would not recommend this Dr. He did surgery on my ankle two years ago. The incision opened after surgery and he refused to go back and repair it. I finally had to take butterfly bandages myself to get the wound to close. Two years later, the wound has reopened and Dr. Carpenter REFUSES to see...more
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Dr. Carpenter is an excellent physician. Very knowledgeable, very professional and understanding.
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