Andrew C. Trueblood, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.93 (14 patient reviews and ratings)
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Elbow, Hand, Joint Replacement & Revision, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Wrist

Dr. Trueblood joined Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in 2009. A native of Cape Girardeau, he graduated from Central High School and then went to Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, to obtain his bachelor of science degree in biology. Following college, he completed his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Trueblood then finished both his general surgery internship and orthopedic residency at The University of Chicago. After completing residency, he spent an additional year developing expertise in the fields of hand and upper extremity surgery through a fellowship under Peter Stern, M.D., at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dr. Trueblood specializes in treating conditions of the hand & wrist, shoulder & elbow, and has particular interests in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, and pain at the base of the thumb.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Trueblood enjoys reading about hand surgery and world events, weightlifting, watching college basketball, and cooking.

He also serves as a team physician for Jackson High School.

Dr. Trueblood is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand.


  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Medical School

  • Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee


  • General Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


  • Orthopedic Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


  • Hand Surgery, The Mary S. Stern Fellowship at Hand Surgery Specialists, Cincinnati, Ohio


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association for Surgery of the Hand

Team Affiliations

  • Jackson High School
“Great! I was seen in a timely fashion and the staff were very friendly and professional. Dr. Trueblood was friendly and courteous along with his nurse practitioner. I will see him again if I should ever need an orthopedic specialist.”
– Michael B.
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Carpal Tunnel, Cubital Tunnel, Trigger Finger, DeQuervain's Release


Elbow Arthritis


General Protocols

Ligament Injuries

Preoperative Instructions

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Instability

Stiff Shoulder


Tendon Repair

Tendon Transfers

Throwing Sports

Wrist Arthroscopy

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