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Blake E. Peterson, M.D., fellowship-trained adult reconstruction surgeon, will be joining the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center in August. Patients in need of specialized hip, knee, joint replacement or sports medicine care are encouraged to call (816) 233-9888 to schedule an appointment. Dr. Peterson will be available to see patients at the practice's St. Joseph office, 3107 Frederick Ave., Suite B.

As a fellowship-trained adult reconstruction surgeon, Dr. Peterson has extensive surgical expertise in hip and knee replacement, including anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement and outpatient joint replacement surgery as well as complex and revision hip and knee surgery. He also offers nonoperative treatment for a variety of orthopedic conditions.

"We are thrilled to have Dr. Peterson join our team at the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center; he is dedicated to providing compassionate, individualized care for his patients and will be a great asset to our team of experts," says Cheryl Wenger, practice administrator at the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center.

After receiving his doctor of medicine degree from University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri, Dr. Peterson completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute in Columbia, Missouri. Following his residency, Dr. Peterson underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic in Alexandria, Virginia.

"I am excited to begin my practice at the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center and serve St. Joseph and the surrounding communities," says Dr. Peterson. "I am committed to working with my patients and helping them get back to a pain-free life."

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Peterson, please call (816) 233-9888 or request an appointment online.

To see Dr. Peterson's mentions in Becker's Spine Review publication, please use the links below.

Dr. Blake Peterson to Join Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center in St. Joseph

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