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Dr. John Putnam, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.7 (28)
Map Pin Small Springfield, MO
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Putnam, MD

Dr. John Putnam, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Springfield, MO. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER and is affiliated with Cox Medical Center South. Patients rated Dr. Putnam an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Putnam works at Practice in Springfield, MO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Putnam's Office Locations

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    Putnam Orthopaedic Center LLC
    4350 S National Ave Ste C200, Springfield, MO 65810 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (417) 447-1000

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  • Cox Medical Center South

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Glenoid Labrum Tear
Joint Pain
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Osteophyte
Knee Arthroscopy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
AC Joint Injury
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Back Pain
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Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
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Difficulty With Walking
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
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Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Radiculopathy
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
ACL Surgery
Arthrocentesis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
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    3.7
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    About Dr. John Putnam, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871569111
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
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