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Orthopedics / Hand and Wrist

Ryan P Calfee, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

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

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Calfee:

Ask the Expert - Ladue News: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Visit Dr. Calfee's page on the Orthopedic Surgery website
Your Health Update: Numb's the Word - It's Not Always Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Patients Seen At
Peterson Hand Center
Orthopedic Surgery Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, A, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-2599
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Peterson Hand Center
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
Orthopedics, hand surgery, wrist surgery, carpal tunnel, elbow surgery

Areas of Research Interest
Orthopedics, hand surgery, wrist surgery, carpal tunnel, elbow surgery

Medical Education
B.A. Neuro-Biology and Medical Ethics: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1997
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, 2006
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, 2007
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Honors and Awards
Best Doctors in America, 2002-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected Publications
London DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP. Determining the michigan hand outcomes questionnaire minimal clinically important difference by means of three methods. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar;133(3):616-25.

Carpenter CR, Pines JM, Schuur JD, Muir M, Calfee RP, Raja AS. Adult Scaphoid Fracture. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;21(2):101-121.

Fufa DT, Carlson MG, Calfee RP, Sriram N, Gelberman RH, Weiland AJ. Mid-term results following ulna shortening osteotomy. HSS J. 2014 Feb;10(1):13-7.

Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH. The effect of suture caliber and number of core suture strands on zone II flexor tendon repair: a study in human cadavers. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb;39(2):262-8.

Osei DA, Calfee RP. In Reply:. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan;39(1):173-4.

London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Performance characteristics of the verbal QuickDASH. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan;39(1):100-7.

Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Accuracy of patient recall of hand and elbow disability on the QuickDASH questionnaire over a two-year period. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20;95(22):e176.

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.

Knutsen EJ, Calfee RP. Uncommon upper extremity compression neuropathies. Hand Clin. 2013 Aug;29(3):443-53.

Sorensen AA, Wojahn RD, Manske MC, Calfee RP. Using the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) Statement to assess reporting of observational trials in hand surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1584-9.e2.

Root CG, London DA, Schroeder NS, Calfee RP. Anatomical relationships and branching patterns of the dorsal cutaneous branch of the ulnar nerve. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun;38(6):1131-6.

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.

Shah CM, Calfee RP, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA. Outcomes of rigid night splinting and activity modification in the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun;38(6):1125-1130.e1.

McKeon KE, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP. Ulnar collateral ligament injuries of the thumb: phalangeal translation during valgus stress in human cadavera. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 May 15;95(10):881-7.

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

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