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Aaron M. Chamberlain, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Medicine - Performing Artists

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Arthroscopy of the shoulder and elbow in treatment of rotator cuff tears, shoulder and elbow instability, shoulder and elbow injuries in the throwing athlete, biceps tendon injuries, frozen shoulder and shoulder and elbow arthritis. Additional focuses include reconstructive procedures including shoulder and elbow replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, tendon and ligament injuries, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries and fractures of the shoulder and elbow.

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  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-514-3500

Suite: A
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-514-3500
Fax: 314-747-2643

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-514-3500

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 2002
Medical Degree: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 2006
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA 2011
Fellowship, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Data Resource Profile: Expansion of the Rochester Epidemiology Project medical records-linkage system (E-REP).
Rocca WA, Grossardt BR, Brue SM, Bock-Goodner CM, Chamberlain AM, Wilson PM, Finney Rutten LJ, St Sauver JL
Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Jan 16; doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx268.

PMID:
    29346555
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Optimizing reverse shoulder arthroplasty component position in the setting of advanced arthritis with posterior glenoid erosion: a computer-enhanced range of motion analysis.
Keener JD, Patterson BM, Orvets N, Aleem AW, Chamberlain AM
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Feb; 27(2)339-349. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2017.09.011.

PMID:
    29332666
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy of Warfarin Anticoagulation and Incident Dementia in a Community-Based Cohort of Atrial Fibrillation.
Madhavan M, Hu TY, Gersh BJ, Roger VL, Killian J, Weston SA, Graff-Radford J, Asirvatham SJ, Chamberlain AM
Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jan 9; pii: S0025-6196(17)30833-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2017.09.021.

PMID:
    29329798
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Does prosthetic humeral articular surface positioning associate with outcome after total shoulder arthroplasty?
Chalmers PN, Granger E, Orvets ND, Patterson B, Chamberlain AM, Keener J, Tashjian RZ
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Dec 27; pii: S1058-2746(17)30698-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2017.10.038.

PMID:
    29289492
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Oral anticoagulants and liver injury: the threat of uncontrolled confounding.
Alonso A, MacLehose RF, Chen LY, Bengtson LGS, Chamberlain AM, Norby FL, Lutsey PL
Heart. 2018 Jan; 104(1)84. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311916.

PMID:
    29229784
    [PubMed - in process]
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What's New in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
Chamberlain AM, Aleem A, Keener JD
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Oct 18; 99(20)1780-1786. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00756.

PMID:
    29040133
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparative effectiveness of rivaroxaban versus warfarin or dabigatran for the treatment of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
Norby FL, Bengtson LGS, Lutsey PL, Chen LY, MacLehose RF, Chamberlain AM, Rapson I, Alonso A
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Sep 6; 17(1)238. doi: 10.1186/s12872-017-0672-5.

PMID:
    28874129
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Shoulder activity level and progression of degenerative cuff disease.
Keener JD, Skelley NW, Stobbs-Cucchi G, Steger-May K, Chamberlain AM, Aleem AW, Brophy RH
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Sep; 26(9)1500-1507. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2017.05.023.

PMID:
    28734718
    [PubMed - in process]
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Performance of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Upper Extremity (UE) Versus Physical Function (PF) Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs) in Upper Extremity Clinics.
Beleckas CM, Padovano A, Guattery J, Chamberlain AM, Keener JD, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Nov; 42(11)867-874. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.06.012.

PMID:
    28709794
    [PubMed - in process]
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Progression of Fatty Muscle Degeneration in Atraumatic Rotator Cuff Tears.
Hebert-Davies J, Teefey SA, Steger-May K, Chamberlain AM, Middleton W, Robinson K, Yamaguchi K, Keener JD
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 May 17; 99(10)832-839. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00030.

PMID:
    28509823
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perceived Discrimination and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older African Americans: Insights From the Jackson Heart Study.
Dunlay SM, Lippmann SJ, Greiner MA, O'Brien EC, Chamberlain AM, Mentz RJ, Sims M
Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 May; 92(5)699-709. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2017.01.024.

PMID:
    28473034
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pronation-Supination Motion Is Altered in a Rat Model of Post-Traumatic Elbow Contracture.
Dunham CL, Castile RM, Chamberlain AM, Galatz LM, Lake SP
J Biomech Eng. 2017 Jul 1; 139(7)doi: 10.1115/1.4036472.

PMID:
    28418515
    [PubMed - in process]
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Skilled Nursing Facility Use and Hospitalizations in Heart Failure: A Community Linkage Study.
Manemann SM, Chamberlain AM, Boyd CM, Weston SA, Killian J, Leibson CL, Cheville A, St Sauver J, Dunlay SM, Jiang R, Roger VL
Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Mar 13; pii: S0025-6196(17)30087-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2017.01.014.

PMID:
    28365097
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Multimorbidity and the risk of hospitalization and death in atrial fibrillation: A population-based study.
Chamberlain AM, Alonso A, Gersh BJ, Manemann SM, Killian JM, Weston SA, Byrne M, Roger VL
Am Heart J. 2017 Mar; 18574-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.11.008.

PMID:
    28267478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CHA<sub>2</sub>DS<sub>2</sub>-VASc Score: A Predictor of Thromboembolic Events and Mortality in Patients With an Implantable Monitoring Device Without Atrial Fibrillation.
Parsons C, Patel SI, Cha S, Shen WK, Desai S, Chamberlain AM, Luis SA, Aguilar MI, Demaerschalk BM, Mookadam F, Shamoun F
Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Mar; 92(3)360-369. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.10.008.

PMID:
    28259228
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias: A Population-Based Study.
Sirichand S, Killu AM, Padmanabhan D, Hodge DO, Chamberlain AM, Brady PA, Kapa S, Noseworthy PA, Packer DL, Munger TM, Gersh BJ, McLeod CJ, Shen WK, Cha YM, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA, Mulpuru SK
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Feb; 10(2)pii: e004662. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004662.

PMID:
    28183845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dislocation following reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.
Kohan EM, Chalmers PN, Salazar D, Keener JD, Yamaguchi K, Chamberlain AM
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jul; 26(7)1238-1245. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.12.073.

PMID:
    28162886
    [PubMed - in process]
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Burden and Timing of Hospitalizations in Heart Failure: A Community Study.
Chamberlain AM, Dunlay SM, Gerber Y, Manemann SM, Jiang R, Weston SA, Roger VL
Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Feb; 92(2)184-192. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.11.009.

PMID:
    28160871
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Does the Critical Shoulder Angle Correlate With Rotator Cuff Tear Progression?
Chalmers PN, Salazar D, Steger-May K, Chamberlain AM, Yamaguchi K, Keener JD
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Jun; 475(6)1608-1617. doi: 10.1007/s11999-017-5249-1.

PMID:
    28120293
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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No decline in the risk of heart failure after incident atrial fibrillation: A community study assessing trends overall and by ejection fraction.
Chamberlain AM, Gersh BJ, Alonso A, Kopecky SL, Killian JM, Weston SA, Roger VL
Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jun; 14(6)791-798. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.01.031.

PMID:
    28119130
    [PubMed - in process]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Arthrex

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $25,001 - $50,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

Areas of Research Interest

Research interests include clinical outcome studies of shoulder and elbow replacement, rotator cuff repair, novel arthroscopic techniques and arthroscopy education, management of arthritis in the young shoulder.