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The Center for Spinal Disorders

 
Keith Bridwell, MD

Keith Bridwell, MD

Dr. Bridwell treats pediatric and adult patients with spinal deformities, complex spinal disorders, tumor fractures, degenerative disorders of the spine and spinal surgery revisions. A referral from your physician and recent radiology studies are required prior to scheduling an appointment with Dr. Bridwell. Dr. Bridwell is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Orthopedics
60
Male
1984
1984
Orthopedic Surgery - certified
Orthopedics-Pediatric
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place Suite 6B
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.514.3500
  
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Education

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Internship: Barnes Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Residency: Barnes Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Should Symptomatic Iliac Screws be Electively Removed in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients Fused to the Sacrum?O'Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cho W, Zebala LP, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Koester LA.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
22146291
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsComparative effectiveness evidence from the spine patient outcomes research trial: surgical versus nonoperative care for spinal stenosis, degenerative spondylolisthesis, and intervertebral disc herniation.Tosteson AN, Tosteson TD, Lurie JD, Abdu W, Herkowitz H, Andersson G, Albert T, Bridwell K, Zhao W, Grove MR, Weinstein MC, Weinstein JN.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Nov 15;36(24):2061-8.

PMID:
22048651
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsDoes a Long Fusion "T3-Sacrum" Portend a Worse Outcome than a Short Fusion "T10-Sacrum" in Primary Surgery for Adult Scoliosis?O'Shaughnessy BA, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho W, Baldus C, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21971131
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsSpinal reconstruction with pedicle screw-based instrumentation and rhBMP-2 in patients with neurofibromatosis and severe dural ectasia and spinal deformity: report of two cases and a review of the literature.Cho SK, Stoker GE, Bridwell KH.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Aug 3;93(15):e86. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
21915529
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsFixation points within the main thoracic curve: does more instrumentation produce greater curve correction and improved results?Sanders JO, Diab M, Richards SB, Lenke LG, Johnston CE, Emans JB, Sucato DJ, Erickson MA, Bridwell KH, McCarthy RE, Sarwark JF, Dormans JP; Spinal Deformity Study Group.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Oct 1;36(21):E1402-6.

PMID:
21681134
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsSafety and accuracy of pedicle screws and constructs placed in infantile and juvenile patients.Harimaya K, Lenke LG, Son-Hing JP, Bridwell KH, Schwend RM, Luhmann SJ, Koester LA, Sides BA.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 15;36(20):1645-51.

PMID:
21673627
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsEtiology and revision surgical strategies in failed lumbosacral fixation of adult spinal deformity constructs.Harimaya K, Mishiro T, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Koester LA, Sides BA.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 15;36(20):1701-10.

PMID:
21673615
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsMinimum 5-year radiographic results of long scoliosis fusion in juvenile spinal muscular atrophy patients: major curve progression after instrumented fusion.Zebala LP, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Richards SB, Dormans JP, Lenke LG, Auerbach JD, Lovejoy J.J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jul-Aug;31(5):480-8.

PMID:
21654453
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMajor Complications in Revision Adult Deformity Surgery: Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes with Two- to Seven-Year Follow-Up.Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Yi JS, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Kang MM, Cho W, Baldus CR.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21587110
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsComparative Analysis of Clinical Outcome and Complications in Primary vs. Revision Adult Scoliosis Surgery.Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho W, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Yi JS, Baldus CR.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21540777
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsPulmonary function in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis relative to the surgical procedure: a 10-year follow-up analysis.Gitelman Y, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Auerbach JD, Sides BA.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 15;36(20):1665-72.

PMID:
21494198
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsThe Scoliosis Research Society Health-Related Quality of Life (SRS-30) age-gender normative data: an analysis of 1346 adult subjects unaffected by scoliosis.Baldus C, Bridwell K, Harrast J, Shaffrey C, Ondra S, Lenke L, Schwab F, Mardjetko S, Glassman S, Edwards C 2nd, Lowe T, Horton W, Polly D Jr.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jun 15;36(14):1154-62.

PMID:
21289576
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCorrelation of preoperative deformity magnitude and pulmonary function tests in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.Johnston CE, Richards BS, Sucato DJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Erickson M; Spinal Deformity Study Group.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jun 15;36(14):1096-102.

PMID:
21270699
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEfficacy of perioperative halo-gravity traction for treatment of severe scoliosis (≥100°).Watanabe K, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim YJ, Hensley M, Koester L.J Orthop Sci. 2010 Nov;15(6):720-30. Epub 2010 Nov 26.

PMID:
21116888
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPredicting the outcome of selective thoracic fusion in false double major lumbar "C" cases with five- to twenty-four-year follow-up.Chang MS, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho W, Baldus C, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH 3rd, O'Shaughnessy BA.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Nov 15;35(24):2128-33.

PMID:
21030900
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsExtension of prior idiopathic scoliosis fusions to the sacrum: a matched cohort analysis of sixty patients with minimum two-year follow-up.Crawford CH 3rd, Bridwell KH, Cho W, Buchowski JM, O'Shaughnessy BA, Chang MS, Auerbach JD.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Sep 15;35(20):1843-8.

PMID:
20802391
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsValidity and reliability of intraoperative monitoring in pediatric spinal deformity surgery: a 23-year experience of 3436 surgical cases.Thuet ED, Winscher JC, Padberg AM, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Dobbs MB, Schootman M, Luhmann SJ.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Sep 15;35(20):1880-6.

PMID:
20802388
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsChanges in radiographic and clinical outcomes with primary treatment adult spinal deformity surgeries from two years to three- to five-years follow-up.Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Berven S, Edwards C 2nd, Glassman S, Hamill C, Horton W, Lenke LG, Ondra S, Schwab F, Shaffrey C, Wootten D.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Sep 15;35(20):1849-54.

PMID:
20802383
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsWhat's New in Spine Surgery.Bridwell KH, Anderson PA, Boden SD, Vaccaro AR, Wang JC.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Aug 18;92(10):2017-28. No abstract available.

PMID:
20720148
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRisk-benefit assessment of surgery for adult scoliosis: an analysis based on patient age.Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Glassman SD, Berven SH, Schwab FJ, Hamill CL, Horton WC, Ondra SL, Sansur CA, Bridwell KH; Spinal Deformity Study Group.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 1;36(10):817-24.

PMID:
20683385
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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