Our goal is to provide quality orthopedic care in a compassionate and caring manner.

We specialize in disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including Adult Reconstruction, Total Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Traumatic injuries.

Meet Our Doctors

Robert A. Sciortino, M.D.

Robert A. Sciortino, M.D.

Dr. Sciortino is a Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon who has been in practice in the St. Louis area since 1992. His specialty includes Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction. He is proficient in advanced...

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 Karen Tharp, FNP-BC

Karen Tharp, FNP-BC

Karen Tharp, FNP-BC, is a dual board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner specialized in Orthopedics with over twenty years of experience. A Missouri native, Karen attended Barnes College of Nursing at University of Missouri-St Louis where she graduated at the top of her class and achieved honors for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees of science in nursing.

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Special Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery
  • Revision hip and Knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery
    (Superpath technique)
    Dr. Sciortino is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in the area who routinely performs the minimally invasive Superpath technique of hip replacement surgery.
  • Revision Knee replacement
    Revision knee replacement surgery involves replacing part or all your previous knee prosthesis with a new prosthesis. Although total knee replacement surgery is successful, sometimes the procedure can fail due to various reasons and may require a second revision surgery.

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