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Devyani Hunt, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Medicine - Performing Artists

Additional Features and Interviews with Dr. Hunt:

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

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Cervical Spine Institute & Center for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
4921 Parkview Place, A, 12
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 514-3500
Fax:   (314) 514-3555
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Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place, A, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 514-3500
Fax:   (314) 514-3555
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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
(314) 514-3500
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Conservative management of orthopedic problems, including performing arts medicine and women's musculoskeletal health; young adult hip problems; disorders common to the adolescent and older female athlete; low back pain in pregnancy; pelvic floor dysfunctions; osteoporosis, spinal procedures

Areas of Research Interest
Young adult hip problems and Performing Arts Medicine

Board Certification
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation -- Certified

Medical Education
Medical Degree: University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
Residency: Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal medicine and interventional spine care, Washington University School of Medcine, St. Louis, Missouri
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2009-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles

Prather H, Hunt D, Rho M, Yemm T, Fong K, Brophy RH. Abnormal hip physical examination findings in asymptomatic female soccer athletes. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Chimenti RL, Van Dillen LR, Prather H, Hunt D, Chimenti PC, Khoo-Summers L. Underutilization of worker's compensation insurance among professional orchestral musicians. Med Probl Perform Art. 2013 Mar;28(1):54-60.

Prather H, Spitznagle T, Hunt D. Benefits of exercise during pregnancy. PM R. 2012 Nov;4(11):845-50; quiz 850

Hunt D, Prather H, Harris Hayes M, Clohisy JC. "Clinical Outcomes Analysis of Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Patients With Clinical Indications of Prearthritic, Intra-articular Hip Disorders." PM R. 2012 Jul;4(7):479-87.

Khoo-Summers LC, Prather H, Hunt DM, Van Dillen LR. "Predictors of First Position Turnout in Collegiate Dancers: The Role of Tibiofemoral External Rotation and Hip External Rotation." Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 26.

Carlisle JC, Zebala LP, Shia DS, Hunt D, Morgan PM, Prather H, Wright RW, Steger-May K, Clohisy JC. "Reliability of various observers in determining common radiographic parameters of adult hip structural anatomy." Iowa Orthop J. 2011;31:52-8.

Hunt D. "Student affairs officers should not oversee preparation of the medical student performance evaluation." Acad Med. 2011 Nov;86(11):1337.

Nunley RM, Prather H, Hunt D, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. "Clinical presentation of symptomatic acetabular dysplasia in skeletally mature patients." J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 May;93 Suppl 2:17-21.

Prather H, Harris-Hayes M, Hunt DM, Steger-May K, Mathew V, Clohisy JC. "Reliability and agreement of hip range of motion and provocative physical examination tests in asymptomatic volunteers." PM R. 2010 Oct;2(10):888-95. Erratum in: PM R. 2011 Mar;3(3):286.

Prather H, Harris-Hayes M, Hunt DM, Steger-May K, Mathew V, Clohisy JC. Reliability and agreement of hip range of motion and provocative physical examination tests in asymptomatic volunteers. PM R. 2010 Oct;2(10):888-95.

Denham CR, Angood P, Berwick D, Binder L, Clancy CM, Corrigan JM, Hunt D. "Chasing zero: can reality meet the rhetoric?" J Patient Saf. 2009 Dec;5(4):216-22.

Prather H, Hunt D, Fournie A, Clohisy JC. "Early intra-articular hip disease presenting with posterior pelvic and groin pain." PM R. 2009 Sep;1(9):809-15.

Prather H, Hunt D, Steger-May K, Hayes MH, Knaus E, Clohisy J. "Inter-rater reliability of three musculoskeletal physical examination techniques used to assess motion in three planes while standing." PM R. 2009 Jul;1(7):629-35.

Prather H, Dugan S, Fitzgerald C, Hunt D. "Review of anatomy, evaluation, and treatment of musculoskeletal pelvic floor pain in women." PM R. 2009 Apr;1(4):346-58.

Clohisy JC, Knaus ER, Hunt DM, Lesher JM, Harris-Hayes M, Prather H. "Clinical presentation of patients with symptomatic anterior hip impingement." Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Mar; 467(3):638-44.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine PubMed page for Dr. Devyani Hunt.

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