Advanced Bone & Joint recently hired Dr. Brian Meek to handle the practice’s pain management patients. Meek will focus on a variety of orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic problem areas including cancer-related pain and neuropathy, as well as neck, joint and lower back pain.
Dr. Meek completed both his fellowship in pain management and his anesthesiology residency at Washington University. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Biopsychology degree. He is a published author on the treatment of pain for the elderly.
“Dr. Meek fills a growing need for managing pain and creating comfort for our patients,” said Executive Director Jim Kidd. “His expertise will complement our existing services, helping us serve St. Charles and surrounding areas more efficiently.”
Advanced Bone & Joint features a highly trained team of orthopaedic surgeons that focus on specific care including the knee, hip, shoulder, foot and ankle. The healthcare group has an onsite surgery center and MRI capabilities to efficiently treat its patients. Additional services include an osteoporosis clinic, a Quick Care Clinic which requires no appointment, and a pain management center complete with a fluoroscopy suite. The practice has seven doctors, two midlevel providers and 30 employees.
Advanced Bone & Joint, which was founded in 1981, recently changed its name from St. Peters Bone & Joint. Offices are located at 112 Piper Hill Dr. in St. Peters, Mo. For more information, call (636) 229-4222 or visit their website at www.advancedboneandjoint.com.