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Perry L. Schoenecker, MD

Current Position
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Pediatric Orthopedics
St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Children

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Schoenecker:

Outlook Magazine:  Preserving Damaged or Dysfunctional Hips in Young Adults

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

Patients Seen At
Shriners Hospital for Children
2001 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63131
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St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, 4 S-60
St. Louis, MO  63110
(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
General pediatric orthopedics of traumatic and non-traumatic causes; pediatric/adolescent and young adult hip problems; lower extremity and foot deformities and hip dysplasia in young adults.

Board Certification
Orthopedic Surgery -- Certified

Medical Education
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Medical School: University Of Wisconsin, 1968
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Board of Directors of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, 2007-2010

President of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, 2006-2007

Named the first recipient of The Jerome J. Gilden Award for his dedication and proven commitment to compassionate patient care, 1999

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Blackman AJ, Wall LB, Keeler KA, Schoenecker PL, Luhmann SJ, O'Donnell JC, Gordon JE. Acute compartment syndrome after intramedullary nailing of isolated radius and ulna fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan;34(1):50-4.

Gordon JE, Manske MC, Lewis TR, O'Donnell JC, Schoenecker PL, Keeler KA. Femoral lengthening over a pediatric femoral nail: results and complications. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Oct-Nov;33(7):730-6.

Clohisy JC, Baca G, Beaulé PE, Kim YJ, Larson CM, Millis MB, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Trousdale RT, Zaltz I; ANCHOR Study Group. Descriptive epidemiology of femoroacetabular impingement: a North American cohort of patients undergoing surgery. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1348-56.

Nepple JJ, Lehmann CL, Ross JR, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Coxa profunda is not a useful radiographic parameter for diagnosing pincer-type femoroacetabular impingement. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Mar 6;95(5):417-23.

Ross JR, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Surgical dislocation of the hip: evolving indications. HSS J. 2013 Feb;9(1):60-9.

Nassif NA, Schoenecker PL, Thorsness R, Clohisy JC. Periacetabular osteotomy and combined femoral head-neck junction osteochondroplasty: a minimum two-year follow-up cohort study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Nov 7;94(21):1959-66.

Wall L, O'Donnell JC, Schoenecker PL, Keeler KA, Dobbs MB, Luhmann SJ, Gordon JE. "Titanium elastic nailing radius and ulna fractures in adolescents." J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 Sep;21(5):482-8.

Lehmann CL, Nepple JJ, Baca G, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. "Do Fluoroscopy and Postoperative Radiographs Correlate for Periacetabular Osteotomy Corrections?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug 28.

Clohisy JC, Ross JR, North JD, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL. "What Are the Factors Associated With Acetabular Correction in Perthes-like Hip Deformities?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug 16.

Ross JR, Nepple JJ, Baca G, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. "Intraarticular Abnormalities in Residual Perthes and Perthes-like Hip Deformities." Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May 9.

Luhmann SJ, Oda JE, O'Donnell J, Keeler KA, Schoenecker PL, Dobbs MB, Gordon JE. "An analysis of suboptimal outcomes of medial malleolus fractures in skeletally immature children." Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2012 Mar;41(3):113-6.

Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. "Treatment of posttraumatic labral interposition with surgical hip dislocation and labral repair." Iowa Orthop J. 2011;31:187-92.

Ross JR, Zaltz I, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. "Arthroscopic disease classification and interventions as an adjunct in the treatment of acetabular dysplasia." Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jul;39 Suppl:72S-8S.

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.

Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC, Millis MB, Wenger DR. "Surgical management of the problematic hip in adolescent and young adult patients." J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 May;19(5):275-86.

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

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