R. August Ritter III, MD

R. August Ritter III, MD



48 Doctors Park
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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A Cape Girardeau native, Dr. August Ritter, III, is a third-generation orthopedic surgeon. His grandfather founded Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in 1934. Dr. Ritter sees patients of all ages and injury types and enjoys being involved in helping patients return to a comfortable and active lifestyle. His continued leadership has made Advanced Orthopedic Specialists the premier orthopedic care provider in the region.

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Education:

  • 1986 - University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO


  • 1987 - Spectrum Health Systems, Grand Rapids, MI


  • 1993 - St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO


  • 1989 - St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
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