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K Daniel Riew, MD

K Daniel Riew, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • Cervical Spine Institute; 12th floor Center for Advanced Medicine 4921 Parkview Pl
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    Phone: (314) 747-2550
    Fax: (314) 747-2598

Dr. Riew's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Riew's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Contract PhysicianJohn Cochran Veteran’s Administration Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Active StaffSt. Louis Children’s Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Attending PhysicianBarnes-Jewish Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Professor of Neurological SurgeryWashington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO
    Mildred B. Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery (2006-present); Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2005-2006); Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2002-2005); Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (1995-2002)
  • Chief of Cervical Spine SurgeryWashington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO
  • Mildred Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopedics & Neurosurgery, Chief, Cervical Spine Surgery for Washington Univ. OrthopedicsWashington University Medical School
    St. Louis, MO
  • Co-DirectorWashington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Spine Fellowship
    St. Louis, MO

Dr. Riew's Education & Medical Training

  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • George Washington UniversityGeorge Washington UniversityResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve Univ Sch of MedCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Harvard CollegeHarvard CollegeOther Training, AB, General Studies

Dr. Riew's Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical LicenseMO State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Riew's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Educator - Clinical Fellow Mentoring AwardWashington University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Resident/Fellow Research Award - 2nd placeCervical Spine Research Society, 2012
  • One of Four Best Papers: Natural History of Asymptomatic Cervical StenosisAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012
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Dr. Riew's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Optimal trajectory for the occipital condylar screw  Lee JO, Buchowski JM, Lee KM, Park KW, Chang BS, Lee CK, Riew KD, Yoem JS, Spine, 1/1/2013
  • Why are spine surgery patients lost to follow-up?  Daffner S, Hilibrand A, Riew KD, Global Spine J, 1/1/2013
  • Neck pain following cervical laminoplasty: does preservation of the C2 muscle attachments and/or C7 matter?  Riew KD, Heller JG, Raich AL, Dettori JR, Heller JG, Evid Based Spine Care J, 1/1/2013
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Dr. Riew's Professional Memberships

  • CSRS, AOSpine InternationalBoard Member

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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