Missouri Bone & Joint Center Missouri Bone & Joint Center - (314) 205-2223

About Your Surgeon


Leo A. Whiteside, MD
Missouri Bone and Joint Center
1000 Des Peres Rd., Suite 120
St. Louis, MO  63131
Phone (314) 205-2223 • Fax (314) 205-2324

Office Hours:  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and by appointment
Surgery Schedule:  Tuesday and Thursday, and by appointment
Hospital of Choice:  Des Peres Hospital

"Our comprehensive treatment program combines the advances made in science and the practice of orthopaedic surgery to ensure the highest level of care for our patients.  We continue to develop and refine techniques at the Missouri Bone and Joint Center that ultimately benefit total joint replacement patients around the world. "

Highly Respected Surgeon-Inventor

  • Highly Respected Surgeon-Inventor
  • Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in arthritis surgery of the hip and knee, and is referred some of the most difficult cases from doctors throughout the United States.
  • Founder and President of the Board of Directors of the Missouri Bone & Joint Center.
  • Director of the Missouri Bone & Joint Research Foundation where he has produced, published, and presented numerous projects, nationally and throughout Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia.
  • Published a book on Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Surgeon-inventor of three total knee prostheses, two unicompartmental knee prostheses, three total hip prostheses, and numerous surgical instruments.
  • Associate Editor/Consult Reviewer of orthopaedic manuscripts for three journals– Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, The Journal of Arthroplasty, The American Journal of Knee Surgery


  • BS, University of Oklahoma
  • MD, University of Texas
  • Orthopaedic surgery training, Washington University Medical Center, Barnes Hospital


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
  • Eastern Missouri Chapter, Arthritis Foundation
  • The Hip Society
  • The Knee Society
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • Missouri Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • St. Louis Orthopaedic Society
  • Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery
  • Past president of Hip Society
  • Past board member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Board member of Knee Society
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Missouri Bone & Joint Center
1000 Des Peres Road, Suite 120 
St. Louis, Missouri 63131

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