Dr. Robert Kramer, MD

Dr. Robert Kramer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Robert Kramer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Des Peres, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1050 Old Des Peres Rd Ste 100

Des Peres, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 569-0612

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kramer'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kramer "Capitalizing on 25 years of experience within the field of orthopedics, I remain extremely cognizant of when surgery is necessary and when it is not, when therapy will produce the very same result with less risk and fewer complications and when only surgery will suffice.   I am a thoughtful person and doctor, and believe in spending time to clearly and completely explain, discuss and counsel people on their treatment and care before, during and after surgery.  As such, I am careful to adopt revisions to tried and tested surgical procedures upon thoughtful consideration of risks and rewards."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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25  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kramer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kramer's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kramer to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kramer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wait times are terrible, even when you are first patient seen. One time the doctor ran late at the hospital and there were six patients ahead of me (minimum wait time 90 minutes no matter what reception tells you!). My knee is still messed up. All he did was take x-rays and say "it's healing". ...more
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Unfortunately, there are times when emergencies at the hospital must take precedence. Other times, patients make appointments for one issue and present with multiple issues that need to be discussed. I take pride in listening to each patient fully, and hope that I did the same for you. Fortunately for you, your injury will improve with time (many patients appreciate this reassurance.) A responsible surgeon should allow a patient to improve with time and therapy.

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