Get started on your path to a better quality of life
Advanced Orthopedic Specialists at the Saint Francis Orthopedic Institute provides you with the freedom you desire and the trusted care you deserve. Patients can easily access a full range of treatments for orthopedic injuries and conditions of the ankle, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, shoulder and wrist. Our goal is to get you back on your path to a better quality of life.
“When patients come see us I think the thing they should most know that is we will listen. We will listen to what’s bothering them, and then we’ll work with them to try and help find a solution to that problem,” said Dr. R. August Ritter III.
Minimum Travel, Maximum Care
Our expert team of orthopedic surgeons delivers care to patients in four convenient locations – Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Poplar Bluff and Sikeston. We believe that location should never keep you from receiving the care you deserve.
They specialize in joint replacement and revision, sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation – delivering exceptional patient experience and outcomes. There is no need to travel great distances when affordable, high quality care is available right here in Southeast Missouri.
The Best Doctors, Outstanding Outcomes
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, all of our orthopedic surgeons and orthopedists are trained in the latest treatments and procedures.
With more than eighty years of experience and top-in-the-nation rankings for low infection rates and quality outcomes, Advanced Orthopedic Specialists is committed to making a real difference in the lives of their patients.
“I definitely trust them with anybody I care about – my friends, my family – because I just had excellent care from the beginning to the end,” said Barbara Strenfel, knee replacement patient.