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216.861.6200

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Began Practicing: 1986

Languages:

Call Today: 216.369.2800

Louis Keppler, M.D.

Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery Board Certified Accepting New Patients

Spine Surgery Board Certified Accepting New Patients

Primary Location: St. Vincent Independence Physician Center

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Began Practicing: 1986

Languages:

6701 Rockside Rd.
Suite 103

Independence, Ohio 44131

Phone: 216.369.2800

Fax: 216.369.0456

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Hours:

Disabled Access: Yes

Public Transportation: Yes

Biography:

Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Keppler's clinical practice is broad, encompassing sports medicine, spinal reconstructive surgery, scoliosis surgery and joint replacement. Dr. Keppler completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and spinal surgery at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, and residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He has a medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Keppler's dynamic professional practice includes serving as Medical Director for the Cleveland Indians from 2000 to 2004 and he has been a Team Orthopedic Surgeon with the club since 1991. A consultant to orthopedic device developers, Dr. Keppler is involved in implant and instrument design and ongoing clinical research. Dr. Keppler is the Clinical Surgical Research Adviser to the Joint Implant Surgery and Research Foundation and serves on the foundation's Tissue-Sparing Implant Study Group.

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Education

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Fellowship - 1984

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Residency - 1983

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Internship - 1980

St. Louis University School of Medicine Medical School - 1978

Treatment & Services

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Adult Hip Reconstruction
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Adult Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Wound Care
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Hip Surgery
  • Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Hand Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Stenosis
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Cervical Injury
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Cervical Spine
  • Complex Revision Hip/Knee Replacement
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fractures
  • Custom-fit Knee Replacement
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Disc Herniations
  • Disc Replacement
  • Flat Foot Reconstruction
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Trauma
  • Foot and Ankle Care
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Foot Fractures
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Reconstructive Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot Treatment
  • Foot Wound Care
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammertoe Surgery
  • Hammertoes/Bunions
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Infected hip replacement
  • Infected knee replacement
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement Revision
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Knee Revision
  • Laminectomy
  • Limb Preservation / Salvage
  • Low Back & Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Injury
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Lumbar Spinal Surgery
  • Min Invasive Joint Replacement
  • Min Invasive Lumbar Decompressions
  • Minimal Invasive Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip/Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Compression
  • Neuro Diagnostics
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurophysiology
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopathic Care
  • Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery - Ankle/Foot
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Revision Knee Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • SI Joint Pain
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Fusion Surgery
  • Spine Instability
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Stenosis
  • Spine Stimulator
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Sports Medicine Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Stenosis
  • Thoracic Spine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Total Ankle Replacement (TAR)
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Uni-Partial Knee Replacement
  • Vertebral Augmentation
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Workers Compensation Cases
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Care Management

Insurance Accepted

  • AETNA US ACCESS - HMO
  • AETNA HEALTH NETWORK OPTION - HMO
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS (MULTIPL - PPO
  • MULTIPLAN - PPO
  • ANTHEM BLUE TRADITIONAL - PPO
  • OHIO HEALTH CHOICE - PPO
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE (CIGNA) - HMO
  • ANTHEM MEDICARE PPO - MCR
  • SUPERMED CLASSIC (MMO) - PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE OF OHIO - HMO
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE (CIGNA) - PPO
  • ANTHEM BLUE ACCESS NETWORK (FEDERAL - PPO
  • ANTHEM SENIOR ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • SUPERMED SELECT (MMO) - PPO
  • AETNA GOLDEN CHOICE - PPO
  • SUPERMED PLUS (MMO) - PPO
  • ANTHEM BLUE PREFERRED - HMO
  • CONFINITY (FORMERLY PPOM/ASC FLORA) - PPO
  • BUCKEYE COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN HMO - MCR
  • AETNA OPEN CHOICE - PPO
  • CARESOURCE ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE SELECT HMO - MCR
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • CARESOURCE HMO - MCD
  • AETNA NETWORK - HMO
  • AETNA GOLDEN HMO - MCR
  • AETNA SELECT - HMO
  • AETNA ELECT CHOICE - PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK (COVENTRY) - PPO
  • CIGNA HEALTH PLAN - PPO
  • EMERALD HEALTH NETWORK-INTERPLAN HE - PPO
  • MEDICAL MUTUAL OF OHIO MEDICARE ADV - MCR
  • SUPERMED - HMO
  • AETNA OPEN ACCESS - HMO
  • CIGNA HEALTH PLAN - HMO
  • TRICARE - PPO
  • SUMMA CARE HMO - MCR
  • AETNA MANAGED CHOICE - PPO
  • HEALTH OHIO (MMO) - HMO
  • BUCKEYE COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN HMO - MCD
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE OF OHIO - PPO
  • AETNA SELECT CHOICE - HMO

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