Orthopaedic Surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri (MO)

Keith H. Bridwell MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Center for Advanced Medicine
    4921 Parkview Place, 6th Floor, Suite A
    Saint Louis, Missouri, 63110 - United States
    Phone: 314-514-3500
    Fax: 314-747-2599

About Our Practice

Dr. Keith Bridwell is the J. Albert Key Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is Professor of Neurological Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO.

  • Dr. Bridwell is among the Top 28 Spine Surgeons in North America.
  • He has hospital appointments at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Shriners Hospitals for Children’s St. Louis Unit.
  • Dr. Bridwell is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

While his clinical practice includes all aspects of spinal surgery, both pediatric and adult, his emphasis has been spinal deformity—in particular, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and adult idiopathic scoliosis with superimposed degenerative changes, fixed sagittal and coronal imbalance syndromes, and high-grade spondylolisthesis.

In addition, Dr. Bridwell is:

  • Founder and Co-Director, Pediatric/Adult Spinal Deformity Service
  • Founder and Co-Director, Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital Spine Fellowship, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Principal Investigator, NIH/RO1 Multicenter Study of Quality of Life in Adult Scoliosis

Education and Spine/Scoliosis Fellowships
Dr. Bridwell received his medical degree at the Washington University Medical School in St. Louis. He completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital and affiliated hospitals. Thereafter, he advanced his training and experience by completing three Spine/Scoliosis Research Fellowship programs at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital, University of Illinois Hospital, and Shriners Hospital all located in Chicago, IL.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumor / Infection
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, St. Louis Unit
University Affiliations
  • Washington University School of Medicine
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