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Blake E. Peterson, MD, FAAOS

Kansas City and St. Joseph’s premier outpatient hip and knee replacement surgeon





Blake E. Peterson, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Fellowship Trained

Hip and Knee Replacement Specialist

Medical School

University of Missouri- Columbia, MO

Missouri Orthopedic Institute, Columbia, MO

Anderson Orthopedic Clinic Alexandria, VA

Truman State University- Kirksville, MO


Fellowship-trained adult reconstruction specialist Dr. Blake Petersons pecializes in joint replacement and has extensive surgical expertise in hip and knee replacements, including anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement, and outpatient joint replacement surgery as well as complex and revision hip and knee surgery. 

Dr. Peterson was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated in 2008 from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, with his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Peterson earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. After completing his medical degree, he stayed in Columbia to undergo an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. After finishing his residency training, Dr. Peterson went to Alexandria, Virginia, where he received advanced training in hip and knee replacement through an adult reconstruction fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic.

Dr. Peterson is dedicated to getting each of his patients back to their active lifestyles and finds that the most rewarding part of his practice is seeing his patients become pain-free and able to start doing the things they love again.

Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Peterson likes to spend time outdoors with his family and keep active by cycling and running.

Dr. Peterson is available to see patients at our Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center in St. Joseph, MO.


Anterior hip replacement is a less invasive approach to traditional hip replacement. It allows for a faster recovery with less pain and less restrictions. Dr. Peterson performs 


Dr. Peterson specializes in Robotic hip and knee replacement. With the use of a robotic arm and specialized sensors, Dr. Peterson is able to perform knee replacement with a higher degree of precision and with less trauma to the muscles and tendons. This allows for less pain and faster recovery, allowing most patients to go home the same day as surgery.



St. Joseph

3107 Frederick Ave

ST. Joseph, MO 64506



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