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The physicians and surgeons at Washington University Orthopedics are specialized in the areas of hand and upper extremity, hip and knee, foot and ankle, spine, and general orthopaedics.

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Mark E. Halstead, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Non-operative Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery

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Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
One Children's Place, Suite B, First Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
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St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center
13001 North Outer Forty, Suite 1C
St. Louis, MO 63017
(314) 514-3500
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Washington University Orthopedics
14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO  63017
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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
Musculoskeletal and medical problems related to sports in pediatric, adolescent and adult athletes, management of concussions, preparticipation evaluations for high school and college athletes, overuse and acute injuries in runners, knee ligament injuries, shoulder and elbow problems in the throwing athlete, stress fractures in the athlete, asthma in the athlete

Areas of Research Interest
Education of medical students and physicians-in-training, concussion management, running injuries in the high school athlete, injury prevention

Board Certification
Sports Medicine -- Certified
Pediatrics -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1994
Medical Degree: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1998
Residnecy: University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, 2001
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, 2002
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 2004
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West County
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Halstead ME, McAvoy K, Devore CD, Carl R, Lee M, Logan K; Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness; Council on School Health. Returning to learning following a concussion. Pediatrics. 2013 Nov;132(5):948-57.

Harmon KG, Drezner J, Gammons M, Guskiewicz K, Halstead M, Herring S, Kutcher J, Pana A, Putukian M, Roberts W; American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement: concussion in sport. Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Jan;23(1):1-18.

Harmon KG, Drezner JA, Gammons M, Guskiewicz KM, Halstead M, Herring SA, Kutcher JS, Pana A, Putukian M, Roberts WO. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement: concussion in sport. Br J Sports Med. 2013 Jan;47(1):15-26.

Halstead ME, Walter KD; Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. American Academy of Pediatrics. Clinical report--sport-related concussion in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2010 Sep;126(3):597-615.

Gill CS, Halstead ME, Matava MJ. Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the leg in athletes: evaluation and management. Phys Sportsmed. 2010 Jun;38(2):126-32.

McCambridge TM, Benjamin HJ, Brenner JS, Cappetta CT, Demorest RA, Gregory AJ, Halstead M, Koutures CG, LaBella CR, Martin S, Rice SG; Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. Athletic participation by children and adolescents who have systemic hypertension. Pediatrics. 2010 Jun;125(6):1287-94.

Halstead ME. Contact sports for young athletes: keys to safety. Pediatr Ann. 2010 May;39(5):275-8.

Halstead ME, Bernhardt DT. Common infections in the young athlete. Pediatr Ann. 2002 Jan;31(1):42-8. Review. No abstract available.

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

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