Listen to Dr. Kurt Merkel talk about chronic joint pain.

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine in
St. Louis, Missouri

Kurt D. Merkel, MDDr. Merkel and the medical professionals at Town and Country Orthopedics have years of experience and specialty training in orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation. Our goal is to provide the finest personalized care possible. YOU are our number one priority. We will strive to provide you with the personal attention you deserve.

While using cutting-edge technologies, along with a comprehensive team approach, Town and Country Orthopedics provides treatment for immediate or chronic problems. Our sphere of practice embraces Custom Total Joint Replacements, Minimally Invasive Surgeries, Orthopedic Oncology, Treatment of Musculoskeletal Tumors, General Fracture Care and Arthroscopic Procedures. We also have on-site digital X-Ray services for your convenience, and we provide Out-Patient Rehabilitation programs to help put you back in the game.

The more active you are in your recovery, the faster and more successful your recovery will be. We look forward to this partnership and are pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to call us, and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgery utilizes smaller incisions without cutting muscle or tendors causing less trauma, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and less scarring than traditional techniques.

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Custom Knee Replacement allows your surgeon to customize the size and placement of your total knee replacement based on the individuals unique patient anatomy.

Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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