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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Putnam is Excellent. Dr. Putnam has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Putnam, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Putnam graduated from University of Oklahoma , Oklahoma City. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011, 2015)


Dr. Putnam has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Cox Medical Center 
  • Cox-Monett Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Leslie Putnam MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John L. Putnam practice?
Dr. John Putnam has 1 office location.
Dr. John Putnam practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Springfield, MO.
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