Aki Puryear, MD

SLUCARE PHYSICIAN GROUP

Orthopaedic Surgery

1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104

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Accepts patients ages 0 through 30 years

Hospital Affiliations

  • SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis
  • SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
  • About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Aki Puryear is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the SLUCare Physician Group. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also an Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Puryear takes special interest in adolescent idiopathic, congenital and neuromuscular scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis.

    He specializes in skeletal dysplasia, muscle diseases, cerebral palsy, clubfeet, limb deformity and pediatric hip disease and fractures.

    Dr. Puryear was recognized as one of the best doctors in St. Louis Magazine eight years in a row, 2009-2016.

    Medical School

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Fellowship

    duPont Hospital for Children

    Residency

    University of Michigan Hospitals

    Internship

    University of Michigan Hospitals

    Medical Interests

    Academic-Glennon, Cerebral palsy, Clubfoot, Congenital scoliosis, Connective tissue disorders, Cubital tunnel release, Cubital tunnel syndrome, Degenerative disc disease, Distal biceps tendon repair, Elbow ligament reconstruction, Elbow tendon repair, Failed back and neck surgeries, Flat foot disorder, Foot and ankle reconstruction, Foot drop, Foot infections, Fracture surgery - minimally invasive, Free fibula bone graft, Ganglion cysts, Hip dysplasia, Hip impingement, Idiopathic scoliosis, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), Kyphosis, Kyphosis, Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome, Limb deformity, Limb lengthening, Limb reconstruction, Limb-length discrepancy, Marfan syndrome, Meniscal tears, Mini TightRope procedure, Muscle disease, Muscular dystrophy, Muscular sarcoidosis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Myopathy (muscle disease), Myositis, Neuromuscular scoliosis, Nonunions and malunions, Osgood-Schlatter disease, Osteoarthritis, Osteochondritis dissecans, Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), Osteomyelitis, Osteoporosis, Osteotomy - hip, Pediatric hip disease, Pediatric hip fractures, Peripheral entrapment neuropathies, Post-polio syndrome, Radial head fracture repair, Radial head fractures, Radial tunnel release, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Scoliosis surgery, Shoulder surgery, Skeletal dysplasia, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Soft tissue tumors, Spina bifida, Spinal decompression, Spinal deformity, Spinal disorders, Spinal infections, Spinal instrumentation, Spinal reconstruction, Spinal stenosis, Spinal trauma, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis reduction surgery, Synovectomy, Tennis Elbow, Tenotomy, Trigger finger, Wrist fracture fixation, Wrist surgery

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    1465 S. Grand Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63104
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Biography

Dr. Aki Puryear is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the SLUCare Physician Group. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also an Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Puryear takes special interest in adolescent idiopathic, congenital and neuromuscular scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis.

He specializes in skeletal dysplasia, muscle diseases, cerebral palsy, clubfeet, limb deformity and pediatric hip disease and fractures.

Dr. Puryear was recognized as one of the best doctors in St. Louis Magazine eight years in a row, 2009-2016.

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Fellowship

duPont Hospital for Children

Residency

University of Michigan Hospitals

Internship

University of Michigan Hospitals

Certified By

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Interests

Academic-Glennon, Cerebral palsy, Clubfoot, Congenital scoliosis, Connective tissue disorders, Cubital tunnel release, Cubital tunnel syndrome, Degenerative disc disease, Distal biceps tendon repair, Elbow ligament reconstruction, Elbow tendon repair, Failed back and neck surgeries, Flat foot disorder, Foot and ankle reconstruction, Foot drop, Foot infections, Fracture surgery - minimally invasive, Free fibula bone graft, Ganglion cysts, Hip dysplasia, Hip impingement, Idiopathic scoliosis, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), Kyphosis, Kyphosis, Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome, Limb deformity, Limb lengthening, Limb reconstruction, Limb-length discrepancy, Marfan syndrome, Meniscal tears, Mini TightRope procedure, Muscle disease, Muscular dystrophy, Muscular sarcoidosis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Myopathy (muscle disease), Myositis, Neuromuscular scoliosis, Nonunions and malunions, Osgood-Schlatter disease, Osteoarthritis, Osteochondritis dissecans, Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), Osteomyelitis, Osteoporosis, Osteotomy - hip, Pediatric hip disease, Pediatric hip fractures, Peripheral entrapment neuropathies, Post-polio syndrome, Radial head fracture repair, Radial head fractures, Radial tunnel release, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Scoliosis surgery, Shoulder surgery, Skeletal dysplasia, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Soft tissue tumors, Spina bifida, Spinal decompression, Spinal deformity, Spinal disorders, Spinal infections, Spinal instrumentation, Spinal reconstruction, Spinal stenosis, Spinal trauma, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis reduction surgery, Synovectomy, Tennis Elbow, Tenotomy, Trigger finger, Wrist fracture fixation, Wrist surgery

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