Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

MIS Joint Replacement offers important advantages, requiring smaller incisions and potentially causing less trauma, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and less scarring than traditional techniques.

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Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is specialized medical care for treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. From athletes to active individuals, sports medicine helps patients continue injury-free active lifestyles.

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Upper Extremity

Patients suffering from debilitating shoulder, arm or hand problems can benefit from the Bonutti Clinic specialists who have devoted their careers and training to the treatment of upper extremity issues.

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Dr. Jonathan P. Workman

Board-Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Workman is a Board-Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in spine surgery.

He completed his undergraduate training at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, with both a Bachelor of Science (major in Biology, minors in Chemistry and Math) and a Bachelor of Arts (major in Biblical Studies, minor in Philosophy). Dr. Workman was separately awarded as the Outstanding Graduate in Science & Technology and the Outstanding Philosophy Graduate in earning these degrees. He obtained a Master of Science in Human Anatomy at Des Moines University where he was awarded with Outstanding Performance in Human Embryology & Development. Dr. Workman completed his medical training at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed his orthopedic training at Des Peres Hospital and Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. Dr. Workman then spent a year in fellowship training in the very renowned program of the Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he focused on all aspects of spinal surgery.

Dr. Workman's focus is on the treatment of adult spinal disorders. He is well-trained to handle both simple and complex spinal cases and pathology. While a surgeon, Dr. Workman strives to ensure that each patient has exhausted all non-operative measures first and generally considers surgery an option in carefully selected cases when these other measures have failed. Additionally, when surgical options are available, Dr. Workman's general preference is to offer the smallest or simplest surgical solutions aimed at having the greatest impact/improvement upon a patient's quality of life.

In his free time, Dr. Workman enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and outdoor activities, sports, jogs, music, performing arts, and travel.


  • Undergraduate: Evangel University, Springfield, MO
  • Graduate: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Medical: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA


  • Spine Surgery Fellowship: Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Des Peres Hospital, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Philosophy Graduate, Evangel University
  • Outstanding Graduate in Science & Technology, Evangel University
  • Outstanding Performance Human Embryology & Development, Des Moines University

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Osteopathic Honors Society, Sigma Sigma Phi

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Dr. Jonathan P. Workman

Jonathan P. Workman, DO, MSA

Dr. Workman specializes in the treatment of adult spinal disorders and performs several spine and orthopedic procedures including:

  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Kyphoplasty
  • General Orthopedics
  • Fracture Care

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