Dr. Alexander Pruitt

Board Certified:
American Board Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO

Creighton University Omaha, NE
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Dr. Alexander Pruitt | Staff | Orthopedic Surgeon | Orthopaedics, P.C. Spencer, Iowa

Dr. Pruitt was raised in western Iowa. After growing up in Council Bluffs, he earned his undergraduate degree from the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point. Receiving high academic marks, he earned admission into the Creighton University medical school training program. His internship and residency were done at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Upon leaving government service, Dr. Pruitt returned to his home state to practice orthopedics and sports medicine in Spencer and the surrounding communities.

Specialties : 

Hip Arthroscopy

Knee Arthroscopy

Sports Medicine

Joint Replacement

Dr. Alexander Pruitt specializes in shoulder, knee, hip treatments and surgery. With over 20 years of proven experience, he knows what works best depending on the patient’s health status, lifestyle, occupation, and recreational activities. From the high performance amateur athlete on the playing fields to the golfer hammering away on the local links, Dr. Pruitt is invested in keeping his patients healthy and active.

» Clinical Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 2005
» Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1993
» Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1993
» Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1991
» Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1993
» Medical School Leadership Award, Creighton University, 1983
» Senior Class President, Creighton University Medical School, 1982-83
» Army Commendation Medal, 1976-79, 1984-85, 1990, 1991

Professional Societies:
» American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
» American College of Surgeons
» American College of Sports Medicine
» Arthroscopy Association Of North America
» Clay County Medical Society
» Clinical Ortho Society
» Iowa Medical Society
» Iowa Chapter of American College of Surgeons
» Iowa Clinical Orthopaedic Society
» Iowa Orthopaedic Society
» Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons


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