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Douglas Joel McDonald, MD, MS

Current Position
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas
Orthopedic Surgery
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Oncological Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. McDonald:

Visit Dr. McDonald's page on the Orthopedic Surgery website

Patients Seen At
Orthopedic Surgery Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, A, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-2599
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Orthopedics, diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant bone tumors; spinal tumors; limb salvage surgery of the extremities; Ewing's sarcoma, orthopedic reconstructive surgery of the hip

Board Certification
Orthopedic Surgery -- Certified

Medical Education
Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Universita Di Bologna, Italy, 1988
Medical Degree: University of Minnesota, Rochester, Minnesota, 1978
Master of Science: Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota , 1982
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, 1987
Fellowship: Section of Orthopedic Oncology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, 1987
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2009-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Listed in America's Top Doctors 2005-2012 (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.)
Hatcher Pathology Fellowship, American Orthopedic Association, 1988

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Demertzis JL, Kyriakos M, Loomans R, McDonald DJ, Wessell DE. Synovial hemangioma of the hip joint in a pediatric patient. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Jan;43(1):107-13.

Barrack RL, Krempec JA, Clohisy JC, McDonald DJ, Ricci WM, Ruh EL, Nunley RM. Accuracy of acetabular component position in hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Oct 2;95(19):1760-8.

McDonald DJ. Perspective on hydroxyapatite-coated collars for bone-bridging: commentary on an article by Melanie Jean Coathup, BSc(Hon), PhD, et al.: "Long-term survival of cemented distal femoral endoprostheses with a hydroxyapatite-coated collar. A histological study and a radiographic follow-up". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 4;95(17):e1281-2.

Friedman MV, Kyriakos M, Matava MJ, McDonald DJ, Jennings JW, Wessell DE. Intra-articular synovial sarcoma. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Jun;42(6):859-67.

Nassif NA, Buchowski JM, Osterman K, McDonald DJ. Surgical technique: Iliosacral reconstruction with minimal spinal instrumentation. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Mar;471(3):947-55.

Pingsterhaus JM, Peelle MW, Sicard GA, McDonald DJ. "Pseudoaneurysm from a traumatic osteochondroma leading to rapid neurological compromise." Orthopedics. 2007 May;30(5):399-400.

Burnett RS, Clohisy JC, Wright RW, McDonald DJ, Shively RA, Givens SA, Barrack RL. "Failure of the American College of Chest Physicians-1A protocol for lovenox in clinical outcomes for thromboembolic prophylaxis." J Arthroplasty. 2007 Apr;22(3):317-24.

Posligua L, McDonald DJ, Dehner LP. "Diffuse-type tenosynovial giant cell tumor in association with neurofibromatosis type 1-Noonan syndrome: possibly more than a chance relationship." Am J Surg Pathol. 2006 Jun;30(6):734-8.

Kyriakos M, El-Khoury GY, McDonald DJ, Buckwalter JA, Sundaram M, DeYoung B, O'Brien MP. "Osteoblastomatosis of bone. A benign, multifocal osteoblastic lesion, distinct from osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma, radiologically simulating a vascular tumor." Skeletal Radiol. 2007 Mar;36(3):237-47.

Patel AA, Ricci WM, McDonald DJ, Borrelli J, Clohisy JC. "Treatment of periprosthetic femoral shaft nonunion." J Arthroplasty. 2006 Apr;21(3):435-42.

Ramo BA, Kyriakos M, McDonald DJ. "Case reports: Osteosarcoma without radiographic evidence of tumor." Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jan;442:267-72.

Kyriakos M, McDonald DJ, Sundaram M. "Fibrous dysplasia with cartilaginous differentiation ("fibrocartilaginous dysplasia"): a review, with an illustrative case followed for 18 years." Skeletal Radiol. 2004 Jan;33(1):51-62.

McDonald DJ, Enneking WF, Sundaram M. "Metal-associated angiosarcoma of bone: report of two cases and review of the literature." Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Mar;(396):206-14.

McDonald DJ, Scott SM, Eckardt JJ. "Tibial turn-up for long distal femoral bone loss."
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2001 Feb;(383):214-20.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Douglas McDonald.

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