Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD

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Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Saint Louis, MO. He is affiliated with Barnes Jewish Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD

Washington University

660 S Euclid Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110 ()
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Despotovic's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Partial Lung Collapse

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Dr. Despotovic treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Despotovic treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal

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Dr. Despotovic performs Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Despotovic performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Musculoskeletal Function Test

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Dr. Despotovic performs Musculoskeletal Function Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Despotovic performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Despotovic's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Amyloidosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Megacolon
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(314) 454-8917

Dr. Despotovic accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO

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About Me


Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Saint Louis, MO. He is affiliated with Barnes Jewish Hospital. His office accepts new patients.


  • Rheumatology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications


  • English
  • Croatian


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What are Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Despotovic frequently treats Partial Lung Collapse, Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal, and Musculoskeletal Function Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Despotovic treats.

Where is Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD's office located?

Dr. Despotovic's office is located at 660 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vladimir Despotovic, MD speak?

Dr. Despotovic speaks Croatian and English. View profile to see all.

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Washington University660 S Euclid Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Despotovic is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received