Aki Puryear, MD

SLUCARE PHYSICIAN GROUP

Orthopaedic Surgery

400 Medical Plaza, Suite 220
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367

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Hospital Affiliations

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

    View Aki Puryear, MD’s SLUCare.edu profile.

    Medical School

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine-Ohio

    Fellowship

    Alfred I. DuPont Institute

    Residency

    University of Michigan

    University of Michigan

    University of Michigan

    Internship

    University of Michigan

    University of Michigan

    Medical Interests

    Connective tissue disorders, Cubital tunnel release, Cubital tunnel syndrome, Degenerative disc disease, Distal biceps tendon repair, Elbow ligament reconstruction, Elbow tendon repair, Evaluation of surgical options for spinal disorders, Failed back and neck surgeries, Foot and ankle reconstruction, Foot drop, Foot infections, Foot Injuries and Disorders, Fracture surgery - minimally invasive, Fractures and broken bones, Free fibula bone graft, Ganglion cysts, Hip dysplasia, Hip impingement, Hip injuries and disorders, Joint injections, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), Kyphosis, Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome, Ligament injuries, Limb lengthening, Limb reconstruction, Limb-length discrepancy, Marfan syndrome, Meniscal tears, Mini TightRope procedure, Muscular dystrophy, Muscular sarcoidosis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Myopathy (muscle disease), Myositis, Nonunions and malunions, Orthopedic trauma, Osgood-Schlatter disease, Osteoarthritis, Osteochondritis dissecans, Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), Osteomyelitis, Osteoporosis, Peripheral entrapment neuropathies, Post-polio syndrome, Radial head fracture repair, Radial head fractures, Radial tunnel release, Running injuries, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Scoliosis surgery, Shoulder injuries and disorders, Shoulder surgery, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Soft tissue tumors, Spina bifida, Spinal decompression, Spinal deformity, Spinal infections, Spinal instrumentation, Spinal reconstruction, Spinal stenosis, Spinal trauma, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis reduction surgery, Sports injuries, Sports medicine - women's, Strains and sprains, Synovectomy, Tennis Elbow, Tenotomy, Traumatic injuries - pediatric, Trigger finger, Wrist fracture fixation, Wrist surgery

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    400 Medical Plaza, Suite 220
    Lake St. Louis, MO 63367 1465 S. Grand Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63104

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.

View Aki Puryear, MD’s SLUCare.edu profile.

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine-Ohio

Fellowship

Alfred I. DuPont Institute

Residency

University of Michigan

University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Internship

University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Certified By

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Medical Interests

Connective tissue disorders, Cubital tunnel release, Cubital tunnel syndrome, Degenerative disc disease, Distal biceps tendon repair, Elbow ligament reconstruction, Elbow tendon repair, Evaluation of surgical options for spinal disorders, Failed back and neck surgeries, Foot and ankle reconstruction, Foot drop, Foot infections, Foot Injuries and Disorders, Fracture surgery - minimally invasive, Fractures and broken bones, Free fibula bone graft, Ganglion cysts, Hip dysplasia, Hip impingement, Hip injuries and disorders, Joint injections, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), Kyphosis, Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome, Ligament injuries, Limb lengthening, Limb reconstruction, Limb-length discrepancy, Marfan syndrome, Meniscal tears, Mini TightRope procedure, Muscular dystrophy, Muscular sarcoidosis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Myopathy (muscle disease), Myositis, Nonunions and malunions, Orthopedic trauma, Osgood-Schlatter disease, Osteoarthritis, Osteochondritis dissecans, Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), Osteomyelitis, Osteoporosis, Peripheral entrapment neuropathies, Post-polio syndrome, Radial head fracture repair, Radial head fractures, Radial tunnel release, Running injuries, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Scoliosis surgery, Shoulder injuries and disorders, Shoulder surgery, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Soft tissue tumors, Spina bifida, Spinal decompression, Spinal deformity, Spinal infections, Spinal instrumentation, Spinal reconstruction, Spinal stenosis, Spinal trauma, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolisthesis reduction surgery, Sports injuries, Sports medicine - women's, Strains and sprains, Synovectomy, Tennis Elbow, Tenotomy, Traumatic injuries - pediatric, Trigger finger, Wrist fracture fixation, Wrist surgery

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