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Dr. Daniel G. Hoernschemeyer

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Hoernschemeyer serves the general orthopaedic needs of young patients, sees and treats children from all around the country with various types of Dwarfism and is the only surgeon providing Vertebral Body Tethering in Missouri. In addition to the medical specialties, Dr. Hoernschemeyer received a patent on a plate used to treat pediatric femur fractures- this plate is currently being used in over 29 countries. Dr. Daniel Hoernschemeyer and his staff offer various treatment options and comprehensive care for all patients and families.


  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
  • Medical: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO


  • Surgery Residency: Saint Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Saint Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Deformity Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


  • Children's Hospital Healing Hands Award – Presented to a physician at Children’s Hospital who has provided exceptional health care to patients and their families.

Professional Experience

  • Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Missouri Orthopaedic Instititute and Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Medical Advisory Board, Little People of America
  • Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri–Columbia
  • At-large Member of University Physicians, University of Missouri–Columbia
  • Children's Hospital Operations Committee, University of Missour–Columbia
  • Medical Advisory Board, OrthoPediatrics
  • POSNA COUR Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Professional Affiliations

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Active
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Active
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Missouri Orthopaedic Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations


Dr. Dr. Sumit Gupta

Dr. Sumit Gupta


Dr. Gray Aaron

Dr. Aaron Gray, MD


Melisa Johnston, FNP

Melisa Johnston, FNP


Kelly Scott

Kelly Scott, APN


Nicole Buckler

Nicole Buckler, Office Support Assistant

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Dr. Hoernschemeyer

Dr. Daniel G. Hoernschemeyer

Dr. Hoernschemeyer specializes in the treatment of a variety of pediatric and orthopaedic conditions including:

  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Scoliosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clubfoot