Orthopedic Specialists is a comprehensive orthopedic group offering non-surgical and surgical options for injured workers.
Our physicians are familiar with occupational injuries and understand the importance of providing effective treatment and addressing work capabilities that apply to each individual’s situation. Our specialists find that communication with all parties involved provides the best outcomes.
Our orthopedic experts include Dr. Michael Chabot, Dr. Matthew Collard, Dr. Richard Howard, and Dr. Kevin Rutz. Our physicians exhaust all conservative treatment options before recommending surgery. If surgical intervention is required, our physicians provide minimally invasive surgical techniques.
For your convenience, attached please find links to our authorization forms for the following types of appointments:
Independent Medical Exam Authorization Forms
- IME authorization form for Dr. Chabot, Dr. Collard, Dr. Howard and Dr. Rutz.
Evaluate and Treatment Authorization Forms
- Evaluate and Treatment Authorization form for Dr. Chabot, Dr. Collard, Dr. Howard and Dr. Rutz.
If you have any questions or need additional information please feel free to reach out to:
Kim Schill, Workers’ Compensation Coordinator, by phone (314) 932-6460, or by fax at (314) 932-6461, for Dr. Collard and Dr. Howard.