Dr. Scott Kaar, MD

Dr. Scott Kaar, MD

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Dr. Scott Kaar, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1755 S Grand Blvd

Saint Louis, MO 63104

Contact Information

(314) 256-3850

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Kaar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaar "Dr. Kaar is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He is the head team physician of Saint Louis University as well as various other Saint Louis area universities and high schools. His research interests include ACL and PCL surgery, patient outcomes and shoulder fractures. Professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association and the Missouri Shoulder and Elbow Society."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaar "Dr. Kaar's goal is to assist an injured athlete return to sports as soon as possible while focusing on patient safety and future injury prevention."

11  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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36  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
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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

  • Case Wes Res U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Michigan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Michigan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaar's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaar to family and friends
22 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kaar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Would definitely recoded. Dr. Kaar gave excellent kind and compassionate care.
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Dr Karr was phenomenal on every level would highly recommended him to anyone needing knee surgery thank you so much for your time and services
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had an appointment with Dr Kaar and he only talked to me for 10 minutes without doing an exam. Did not knock before coming in, which was embarrassing - the PA had my changing in to my shorts and he walked in with no privacy for me. my room was across from the main desk with patient standing around...more
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Dr. Kaar performed surgery on my left achilles tendon, which I had ruptured. During our first consultation, Dr. Kaar made me feel confident about his ability to repair this injury. He answered all my questions and the pros and cons of not having surgery versus having surgery. My surgery was...more
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I had an ACL reconstruction with Scott and the process has been very easy. His schedule fit my needs and helped the recovery process.
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