Welcome to Our Sports Medicine Center

Working with athletes and their sports-related injuries and conditions, our sports medicine doctors integrate all aspects of specialized care by collectively combining their knowledge, experience, and expertise as the foundation of our Sports Medicine Center at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists.

Our specialty-trained experts, Dr. Brian C. Schafer, Dr. Patrick R. Knight, Dr. James M. EdwardsDr. Andrew C. Trueblood, and Dr. Khalid Waliullah (Saint Francis Medical Partners), have all dedicated their practices to the specialized field of sports medicine.

With their commitments to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our specialists are the most highly skilled sports medicine doctors in the area.

Patient Consultation

The Sports Medicine Center at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists provides our sports patients access to consultation Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history, demographics, and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to help in your diagnosis and treatment plan.

To schedule an appointment with one of our Sports Medicine Center doctors, please call (573) 335-7040 or click the appointment request button.

Athlete & Parent's Online Guide to Sports Medicine

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists is proud to serve as official team doctors for:

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Central High School
  • Jackson Senior High School
  • Notre Dame Regional High School
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