Gout

joint-pain

Gout is a form of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in a joint. It causes sudden attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and stiffness, usually in one joint, especially the big toe.

Gout usually comes on without a cause. But it can be brought on by drinking alcohol (especially beer) or eating seafood and red meat. Taking certain medicines, such as diuretics or aspirin, also can bring on an attack of gout.

Taking your medicines as prescribed and following up with your doctor regularly can help you avoid gout attacks in the future.

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Doctors

Listed below are Signature Medical Group physicians who diagnose and treat this condition.

Nivedita Nagam, MD

Nivedita Nagam

Chesterfield, MO

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Emily J. Lott, MD

Emily J. Lott

Kansas City, MO

  • Family Medicine

Raghuveer R. Kura, MD

Raghuveer R. Kura

Chesterfield, MO

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Jeffrey S. Boberg, DPM

Jeffrey S. Boberg

O'Fallon, MO

  • Podiatry
  • Foot and Ankle

Radmila Samardzija, DPM

Radmila Samardzija

Kansas City, KS

  • Podiatry
  • Foot and Ankle

Amy E. Brose, MD

Amy E. Brose

Kansas City, MO

  • Family Medicine

Kenneth (Buck) S. Smith, MD

Kenneth (Buck) S. Smith

St. Louis, MO

  • Orthopedics
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma

Robert H. Sigmund, MD

Robert H. Sigmund

St. Louis, MO

  • Orthopedics
  • Hip and Knee
  • Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Sports Medicine

James E. Schaberg, MD

James E. Schaberg

O'Fallon, MO

  • Orthopedics
  • Hip and Knee
  • Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Sports Medicine

Robert G. Medler, MD

Robert G. Medler

St. Louis, MO

  • Orthopedics
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hip and Knee
  • Joint Replacement
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma

Mark S. Box, MD

Mark S. Box

Kansas City, MO

  • Rheumatology

Christopher W. Palmer, DO

Christopher W. Palmer

St. Louis, MO

  • Orthopedics
  • Hip and Knee
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma

Thomas D. Kelley III, MD, MS, FAAFP

Thomas D. Kelley III

Kansas City, MO

  • Family Medicine
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Locations

Associated Podiatrists

Associated Podiatrists
8919 Parallel Parkway
Suite 550
Kansas City, KS 66112
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913-321-0522

Associated Podiatrists – Shawnee

Associated Podiatrists – Shawnee
7255 Renner Road
Suite 100
Shawnee, KS 66217
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913-321-0522

Associated Podiatrists – Belton

Associated Podiatrists – Belton
17067 South Outer Road
Suite 200
Belton, MO 64012
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913-321-0522

Signature Orthopedics - St. Peters

Signature Orthopedics - St. Peters
112 Piper Hill Drive
Suite 6
St. Peters, MO 63376
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636-561-5037

Barry Pointe Family Care

Barry Pointe Family Care
9151 NE 81st Terrace
Suite 105
Kansas City, MO 64158
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816-994-8787

St. Louis Medical Associates

St. Louis Medical Associates
16216 Baxter Rd.
Suite 390
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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314-270-0365

Carondelet Rheumatology

Carondelet Rheumatology
1010 Carondelet Dr
#224A
Kansas City, MO 64114
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913-563-6644

Signature Orthopedics - South County

Signature Orthopedics - South County
12639 Old Tesson Road
Suites 100 and 115
St. Louis, MO 63128
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314-849-0311

Formerly Premier Care Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Signature Orthopedics - O'Fallon

Signature Orthopedics - O'Fallon
9323 Phoenix Village Pkwy
Winghaven
O'Fallon, MO 63368
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636-561-0871

Signature Orthopedics - Fenton

Signature Orthopedics - Fenton
1011 Bowles Avenue
Suite 100
Fenton, MO 63026
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314-849-0311

Associated Podiatrists – Leavenworth

Associated Podiatrists – Leavenworth
3550 S. 4th Street
Suite 282
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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913-321-0522