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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.
Helping patients return to a comfortable and active live - that's what I enjoy about being an orthopedic surgeon.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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