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Coles L'hommedieu, MD

Dr. L'hommedieu is an orthopedic surgeon in the Saint Louis area. He is affiliated with Des Peres Hospital and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more chondromalacia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more torn meniscus patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more abnormal gait patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more vascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more sprained leg patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more sprained hip patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more ACL tear patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more broken arm patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more tennis elbow patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more hemorrhage patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more osteonecrosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more patellar tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more sprained knee patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more osteoporosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more pelvic fracture patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more sprained shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw rotator cuff tear patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more broken ankle patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more spine condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more cellulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. L'hommedieu saw more broken wrist patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. L'hommedieu’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat hip replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat hip replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. L'hommedieu’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. L'hommedieu’s primary hip replacements resulted in a second hip replacement within 90 days of the first one — we call this their repeat hip replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary hip replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat hip replacement rate for patients like Dr. L'hommedieu’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. L'hommedieu’s rate of repeat hip replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. L'hommedieu’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
1%
repeat knee replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. L'hommedieu’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. L'hommedieu’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. L'hommedieu’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. L'hommedieu’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. L'hommedieu sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Old Tesson Surgery Center
12639 Old Tesson Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63128
690 miles away

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Credentials
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1999

Hospital affiliations

Dr. L'hommedieu is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Des Peres Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • SSM St Clare Health Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • St Anthony's Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • PreferredOne
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare