William B. Strecker, M.D.

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Dr. William Strecker is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with an additional certification in hand surgery. He performed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics from King Edward VII Hospital in Sheffield, England, and a fellowship in orthopedic microvascular surgery from Mayo Clinic. Dr. Strecker specializes in treating orthopedic problems in adults from the shoulder to the hand and a variety of orthopedic problems in children. He has treated many work-related injuries of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Dr. Strecker graduated from medical school at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery internship at Saint Louis University Hospital and his orthopedic surgery residency at Washington University School of Medicine. He was an assistant professor of surgery for eight years and an associate professor of surgery for seven years at Washington University School of Medicine. He joined Orthopedic Associates in 1996.

Dr. Strecker’s extensive research has been published in many medical journals and has been included in a number of textbooks. He has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in the St. Louis region for the past several years in both hand surgery and in pediatric orthopedic surgery. Dr. Strecker is on the medical staffs of Des Peres Square Surgery Center, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Shriners Hospital in Saint Louis, where he also serves as Director of Rehabilitation Services.

Dr. Strecker is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Missouri State Orthopaedic Association, the St. Louis Orthopaedic Society (past president), the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • General Surgery Internship: Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship: King Edward VII Hospital, Sheffield, England
  • Orthopedic Microvascular Surgery Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Missouri State Orthopaedic Association
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • St. Louis Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan
  • St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital