Dr. William Blake Rodgers, Orthopedic Surgeon, Jefferson City, MO, 65101
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Dr. William Blake Rodgers, MD, Jefferson City, MO, 65101

William Blake Rodgers, M.D., practices at Spine Midwest in Jefferson City, Missouri. His surgical practice is predominately dedicated to the treatment of degenerative conditions of the lumbar, cervical, and thoracic spine with a smaller emphasis on neoplastic, deformity, and traumatic conditions. After receiving a bachelors degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University, he graduated from Harvard Medical School. He completed a surgical internship and orthopedic residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and trained in spine surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and in pediatric orthopedics at Boston Children's Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Rodgers has been published in numerous medical journals and has presented papers throughout the United States. He serves as an English translator for the ARGOS SpineNews.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Discectomy
  • IDET
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, July 1998

Professional Distinctions

  • Chief of Surgery - St. Mary's Health Center
  • Former Chief of Spine Surgery - William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Medical Association
  • Association Europeene des Groupes de Recherche pour l&rsquo
  • Osteosynthese Rachidienne (ARGOS)
  • ARGOS Spine News, English language editor and translator
  • Chief, Department of Surgery St. Mary&rsquo
  • s Health Center
  • Cole County Medical Society
  • Harvard College, Alumni Interview Staff
  • Harvard Club of St. Louis
  • Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • North American Association of Research Groups for Spinal Osteosynthesis (ARGOS-NA)
  • Vice President 2000-2003, President 2003- 2004
  • North American Spine Society
  • Orthopaedics Overseas
  • Sigma XI
  • Yale Club of St. Louis
  • Yale University Development Board
  • Yale University Alumni Schools Committee