Dr. Lawrence Kriegshauser, MD

Dr. Lawrence Kriegshauser, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Lawrence Kriegshauser, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

12639 Old Tesson Rd Ste 115

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 849-0311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Kriegshauser's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kriegshauser "Dr. Kriegshauser is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He completed an internship at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Kriegshauser served a residency at Washington University Medical School. He completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and musculoskeletal oncology. He specializes in total joint replacements and complex revision total replacements, sports medicine and musculoskeletal oncology. Dr. Kriegshauser enjoys playing golf and skiing"

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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 of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture


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28  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kriegshauser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kriegshauser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kriegshauser to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kriegshauser'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 (6)

I had a knee replaced and about 3or 4 months had problems only to find out it came loose before the year end I was back for that one to be replaced a second time and this has left me unable to get around only for him to say he didn't know what to do but it was suggested to see someone else
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Dr Kriegshauser did my left hip replacement 12 years ago. I was 49 years old. I have never had any problems with my hip. I had my right hip replaced 2 years earlier by another doctor. It has dislocated 3 times.,and that is the most horrific pain imaginable. I am a RN so I am very particular about...more
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Dr. K scoped both of my knees about 7 years apart. I love that he has done so many of these procedures—the confidence and proficiency are reassuring. First knee was better outcome than second but I’m getting older. One area of improvement would be spending more post-op time with patient to...more
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He refused to acknowledge my botched surgery resulting in second surgery 9 months later leaving me with neuropathy. First surgery left me bruised from top of my hip, down my outer thigh plus a bruise on my inner thigh from top to bottom. He lied in my chart downplaying my complaints and concerns....more
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Did a great job on my knee replacement. It hurt like hell, but 6 weeks later it was great!!!!!!!
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