Michael F. Burns, MD

Michael F. Burns

Contact Information

  • Office 314-983-4700
  • After Hours 314-983-4700
  • Orthopedics NOW! Urgent Orthopedic Care 314-983-4750
  • Fax 314-692-9862


Main Location

Signature Orthopedics - West County
845 North New Ballas Court
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63141
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Hospital Affiliations

Mercy Hospital St. Louis
Progress West Hospital
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital

Areas of Interest

Knee Treatment, Arm and Shoulder Treatment, Total Joint/Compartmental, Arthritis Treatment, Reconstructive Surgery, Hip Conditions, Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment, Stem Cells, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction, Rotator Cuff Surgery


Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Burns has extensive expertise of orthopedic care and sports medicine. He specializes in knee, hip and shoulder conditions, with experience in total knee and hip replacement, arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery.

Dr. Burns has been on the medical staff of the United States Olympic Committee for more than two decades; serving as a team physician in China, Australia, and Japan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals throughout the area and is committed to the highest care for his patients.

Dr. Burns accepts all major insurances. For more information, please visit our Insurance page.


Residency: Ochsner Foundation Hospital
Internship: Ochsner Foundation Hospital Sports Medicine Training, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Certifications & Organizations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Awards & Honors

Medical Staff, United States Olympic Committee, XXIXth Olympiad Summer Games, Beijing, China
Medical Staff/Team Physician, United States Olympic Team, XXVIIth Olympiad, Sydney, Australia
Head Physician/Medical Staff, United States Olympic Committee, 2003 Summer World University Games, Daegu, Korea
United States Olympic Committee Head Physician, 1999 Winter World University Games, Strebske Pleso, Slovakia
Head Physician, United States Olympic Committee, 1998 Winter Paralympic Games, Nagano, Japan