Orthopaedic Care

Boone Health is leading the way in surgical and nonsurgical orthopaedic care. With a highly trained team of orthopaedic caregivers including surgeons, nurses and therapists, the orthopaedics department is here to provide you or your loved one care at all levels.

Orthopaedic Specialties

Boone Health offers an array of bone and joint health services from emergency repairs of fractures to join replacement. Our goal is to provide you with orthopaedic care that allows you to live life to its fullest.

 By the numbers (annually)

  • 4,000 orthopaedic surgeries
  • 1,500 joint replacements
  • 1,000 spine surgeries


Boone Health works with surgeons at Boone Health Medical Group Foot and Ankle, Mid-Missouri Neurosurgery, Inc. and the  Columbia Orthopaedic Group. The excellence in orthopaedic care provided by these board-certified and fellowship trained specialists along with the hospital’s skilled staff has made us a leader in orthopaedic care throughout the region. The multidisciplinary team of professionals is here to help patients from surgery, through rehabilitation and following discharge. The services they provide include:

  • Joint Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Spine Care

Surgeons specializing in:

  • Foot and ankle
  • Hand and wrist
  • Hip and knee
  • Neck and back
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Trauma

“I just can’t speak highly enough about the nurses, physical therapists and medical staff at Boone Health. My husband and I decided if we need to be hospitalized anywhere in Central Missouri, it needs to be at Boone Health.” — Belinda Heimericks, double knee replacement patient


“His personality just gives you confidence. The first time he walked into the room, I said, ‘You’re just a boy what do you know about shoulders?’ He said, ‘Give me a chance, and I’ll show you.’ That’s exactly what he did.” — Mike Vogel, shoulder replacement patient