Dr. Leo Whiteside, MD

Dr. Leo Whiteside, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Leo Whiteside, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1000 Des Peres Rd Ste 120

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 205-2223

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Whiteside performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Whiteside's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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26  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whiteside has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whiteside's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whiteside to family and friends
37 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Whiteside's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Excellent surgeon. He not only did my knee replacement 10 years ago but has operated on several of my friends and relatives, including some who needed repairs of surgery done by others.
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Worst Surgeon ever. He put in his own designed prosthetic for my hip. It caused me pain for 8 years till another doc told me the prosthetic was grinding on my femur as I walked. Once it was removed, I was pain free. Wouldn't recommend him for anything.
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After a bad hip pinning, Dr Whiteside took me as a patient and gave me my life back. I had previously suffered for 18 months prior to finding him. One leg was so much shorter than the other and prior to his surgery, I had a terrible limp. He corrected the limp and gave me my life back. I am so...more
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He was supposed to fix a problem another surgery created in my hip. Removed the muscle and now my hip keeps popping out of place. When I went back to him with this problem, he said it was all my fault, and it shouldn't be happening. Then stated that it might do that for the next 2 years. I can't...more
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When I went to him, I was so down in the dumps about my knee OA. It had negatively affected all aspects of my life. Started thinking, this can't be my life at 44. This man gave me back my life! I will be forever grateful for his expertise in knee replacements and down right kindness, he's the...more
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