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Orthopedics / Hand and Wrist

Daniel A. Osei, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas
Orthopedic Surgery, Microsurgery
Hand and Upper Extremity (Orthopedic)
Orthopedic Surgery

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Patients Seen At
Peterson Hand Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, 6th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 514-3500
Fax:   (314) 747-2643
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Peterson Hand Center
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,
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, including treatment of traumatic and sport related injuries, nerve compression syndromes, and degenerative or arthritic conditions. Microsurgical reconstruction of the upper and lower extremity, including free tissue transfer.

Areas of Research Interest
Dr. Osei’s primary research interests include outcomes following treatment of distal radius fractures and ulnar nerve compression as well as the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

Medical Education
BA, Biology: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2001
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Lindenhofspital, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bern, Switzerland , 2010
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2011
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2012
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis

Selected or Recent Publications
Osei DA, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH. Simultaneous bilateral versus unilateral carpal tunnel release; a prospective cohort study of early outcomes and limitations. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014 (accepted in press).

Osei DA, Boyer MI. Questions Regarding Thumb Immobilization. J Hand Surg Am 2014 (accepted in press)

 Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH. The effect of suture caliber and core strands on intrasynovial flexor tendon repair: A biomechanical study in human cadaver. J Hand Surg Am 2013 Dec 13. pii: S0363-5023(13)01535-9. [Epub ahead of print].

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; 38(11):2138-2143

Padegimas EM, Osei DA. Evaluation and treatment of osteoporotic distal radius fractures in the elderly patient. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2013; 6(1):41-46

Gradl G, Neuhaus V, Fuchsberger T, Guitton TG, Prommersberger K, et al. Radiographic Diagnosis of Scapholunate Dissociation Among Intra-articular Fractures of the Distal Radius: Interobserver Reliability. J Hand Surg Am 2013; 38(9):1685-1690

Hageman MG, Becker SJ, Bot AG, Guitton T, Ring D et al. Variation in recommendation for surgical treatment for compressive neuropathy. J Hand Surg Am 2013; 38(5):856-862

Heyworth BE, Osei DA, Goldstein M, Schneider R, Widmann RF, Green DG, Doyle SM, Scher DS. A new validated shorthand method for determining bone age. J Ped Orthop 2013; 33(5):569-574

Stepan JG, Gelberman RH, Rubin DA, Osei DA. Lipoma Arborescens: An unusual cause of permeative dorsal tenosynovitis. JBJS Case Connect 2013; 3(1):e30 1-4

Osei DA, Padegimas EM, Calfee RP, Gelberman RH. Outcomes following modified oblique medial epicondylectomy for treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. J Hand Surg Am 2013; 38(2):

Fufa DT, Osei DA, Calfee RP, Silva MJ, Thomopolous S, Gelberman RH. Implementation of current suture techniques for repair of intrasynovial flexor tendons in an in vivo canine model. J Hand Surg Am 2012;37(12):2526-2531

Osei DA, Boyer MI. Preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in the penicillin-allergic patient. J Hand Surg Am 2012;37(12):2623-2625.

Taylor SA, Osei DA, Jain S. Weiland AJ. Digital artery pseudoaneurysm following percutaneous trigger thumb release: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012:94(2):e6.

Maak TG, Osei DA, Delos D, Taylor S, Warren RF, Weiland AJ. Peripheral nerve injuries in sports-related surgery: Presentation, evaluation and management. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012:94:e121(1-10).

Osei DA, Williams AA, Weiland AJ. Concomitant compressive neuropathy of the ulnar and median nerves in the hand by midpalmer ganglion. Hand 2012; 3: 317-319.

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

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