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Orthopedics / Hand and Wrist

Charles A. Goldfarb, MD

Current Position
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Director, Orthopedic Center, Chesterfield


Specialty Areas
Orthopedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity (Orthopedic)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Hand and Wrist Surgery (Orthopedic)

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Goldfarb:

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

Patients Seen At
Peterson Hand Center
Orthopedic Surgery Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, A, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 514-3500
Fax:   (314) 747-2643
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Peterson Hand Center
Washington University Orthopedics
14532 South Outer Forty Drive
Chesterfield, MO  63017
(314) 514-3500
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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
Surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow, particularly sports related injuries for athletes of all ages and levels as well as congenital hand conditions, work- related injuries, nerve conditions, and traumatic reconstruction.

Areas of Research Interest
Dr. Goldfarb’s primary research focus is the assessment of functional and aesthetic outcomes in congenital anomalies with a secondary focus on outcomes for common upper extremity conditions.

Board Certification
Orthopedic Surgery -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1992
Medical Degree: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Huntsville, Alabama, 1996
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
Fellowship: Hand and Wrist Surgery, University of Cincinnati/Hand Surgery Specialists, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2002
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children — St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Physician Award, 2007
Leonard J. Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award, 2001

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Goldfarb CA, Wall LB. Holt-Oram Syndrome. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar 19. pii: S0363-5023(14)00260-3.

Manske MC, Wall LB, Steffen JA, Goldfarb CA. The Effect of Soft Tissue Distraction on Deformity Recurrence After Centralization for Radial Longitudinal Deficiency. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar 1. pii: S0363-5023(14)00089-6.

Aleem AW, Wall LB, Manske MC, Calhoun V, Goldfarb CA. The transverse bone in cleft hand: a case cohort analysis of outcome after surgical reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb;39(2):226-36.

Goldfarb CA, Lee WP, Briskey D, Higgins JP. An American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) task force report on hand surgery subspecialty certification and ASSH membership. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb;39(2):330-4.

McKeon KE, London DA, Osei DA, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Ligamentous hyperlaxity and dorsal wrist ganglions. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov;38(11):2138-43.

Gray BL, Calfee RP, Dicke JM, Steffen J, Goldfarb CA. The utility of prenatal ultrasound as a screening tool for upper extremity congenital anomalies. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov;38(11):2106-11.

Goldfarb CA, Van Heest A, James M, McCarroll HR. Paul R. Manske 2013 award for the best upper extremity congenital research manuscript. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Oct;38(8):909.

Goldfarb CA, Van Heest A, James M, McCarroll HR. Paul R. Manske 2012 award for the best upper extremity congenital research manuscript. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep;38(9):1865-6.

Gradl G, Neuhaus V, Fuchsberger T, Guitton TG, Prommersberger KJ, Ring D; Science of Variation Group. Radiographic diagnosis of scapholunate dissociation among intra-articular fractures of the distal radius: interobserver reliability. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep;38(9):1685-90.

Goldfarb CA. Congenital hand anomalies: a review of the literature, 2009-2012. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep;38(9):1854-9.

Lattanza LL, Goldfarb CA, Smucny M, Hutchinson DT. Clinical presentation of posterolateral rotatory instability of the elbow in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 7;95(15):e105.

Mall NA, Rubin DA, Brophy RH, Goldfarb CA. Cartilage defect of lunate facet of distal radius after fracture treated with osteochondral autograft from knee. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Jul;42(7):331-4.

Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. The impact of antiplatelet medication on hand and wrist surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun;38(6):1063-70.

Leversedge FJ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI. The carpal tunnel-exposed. J Wrist Surg. 2012 Nov;1(2):187-8.

Leversedge FJ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI. The distal ulnar tunnel. J Wrist Surg. 2012 Nov;1(2):185-6.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Charles A. Goldfarb.

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