About Dr. Bagwe

Dr. Mahesh Bagwe, a physician at Ortho Missouri. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in foot and ankle reconstruction.

Dr. Bagwe’s primary area of interest is lower extremity disorders. His specialties include: Foot and Ankle Surgery; Arthroscopic Surgery; Cartilage Repairs; Ankle Joint Replacements; Foot & Ankle Injections; Reconstructive Surgery; General Orthopedic Surgery; Sports Medicine; and Knee Surgery. He has been widely recognized and sought after for his innovative procedures that help patients regain their mobility.

Workers Compensation

With significant experience in the workers’ compensation arena, Dr. Bagwe often cares for those injured on the job. He frequently works with case managers and adjusters to provide prompt care, and offers evaluation and treatment, independent medical evaluations, and second opinion services.

Our Philosophy

Dr. Bagwe received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois-Chicago and his fellowship at the Center for Orthopedic Care, Inc., in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Hospital Affiliations
  • Mercy South
  • SSM Health
  • Missouri Baptist
  • Mercy Hospital (affiliate)
  • St. Luke’s Des Peres

Nondiscrimination Notice

Dr. Bagwe is an Orthopedic Surgeon in St. Louis, Missouri | As a world class lower extremity specialist Dr. Bagwe treats disorders of the knee, foot and ankle which cause acute or chronic pain. With several locations in the St. Louis metro area, we offer solutions for Arthritis, Sprains and strains, Bursitis and tendonitis, Fractures, sports related injuries, work related injuries, stress fracture, Cubital tunnel syndrome, Knee ligament tear (ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL), Meniscal (cartilage) tear, Heel spurs, Plantar fasciitis, Shin splints, Hammer toe and other toe disorders, Achilles tendon problems, Bunions, and more.