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Christopher John Dy, MD, MPH, FACS

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Hand and Wrist Surgery (Orthopedic)
Nerve Injury

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Brachial plexus injury, peripheral nerve surgery (including nerve injuries of the upper and lower limb), wide-awake hand surgery,compression neuropathy, nerve grafting, nerve transfer, nerve repair, nerve decompression, carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, neurogenicthoracic outlet syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, hand fractures, wrist fractures, distal radius fractures and hand surgery

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center

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

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2015
Fellowship (Research), Health Services: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY 2014
Master of Public Health: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – Miami, FL 2008
Medical Degree: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – Miami, FL 2008
BS, Biology: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 2004

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Disparities in Access to Musculoskeletal Care: Narrowing the Gap: AOA Critical Issues Symposium.
Salazar DH, Dy CJ, Choate WS, Place HM
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Sep 20; doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01106.

PMID:
    31567663
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Indirect Cost of Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries in the United States.
Hong TS, Tian A, Sachar R, Ray WZ, Brogan DM, Dy CJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Aug 21; 101(16)e80. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00658.

PMID:
    31436660
    [PubMed - in process]
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Variation in the Delivery of Inpatient Orthopaedic Care to Medicaid Beneficiaries within a Single Metropolitan Region.
Dy CJ, Tipping AD, Nickel KB, Jiang W, O'Keefe RJ, Olsen MA
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Aug 21; 101(16)1451-1459. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01198.

PMID:
    31436652
    [PubMed - in process]
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Frequency and Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Prescriptions After Surgery for Brachial Plexus Injury.
Dy CJ, Peacock K, Olsen MA, Ray WZ, Brogan DM
J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Aug; 44(8)662-668.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2019.04.001.

PMID:
    31078338
    [PubMed - in process]
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Does an Objective and Reliable Measure of Disease Severity for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Exist?: Commentary on an article by Hollie A. Power, MD, et al.: "Compound Muscle Action Potential Amplitude Predicts the Severity of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome".
Dy CJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Apr 17; 101(8)e34. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00058.

PMID:
    30994598
    [PubMed - in process]
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What's New in Hand Surgery.
Dy CJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Mar 20; 101(6)479-485. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01325.

PMID:
    30893228
    [PubMed - in process]
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Two-State Comparison of Total Joint Arthroplasty Utilization Following Medicaid Expansion.
Dy CJ, Brown DS, Maryam H, Keller MR, Olsen MA
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Apr; 34(4)619-625.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.12.019.

PMID:
    30642704
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complications Following Overlapping Orthopaedic Procedures at an Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Goldfarb CA, Rizzo MG, Rogalski BL, Bansal A, Dy CJ, Brophy RH
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Dec 19; 100(24)2118-2124. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00244.

PMID:
    30562292
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Critical Portions of Carpal Tunnel Release, Ulnar Nerve Transposition, and Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Distal Part of the Radius.
Dy CJ, Antes AL, Osei DA, Goldfarb CA, DuBois JM
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Dec 5; 100(23)e148. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00654.

PMID:
    30516635
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safety of Overlapping Inpatient Orthopaedic Surgery: A Multicenter Study.
Dy CJ, Osei DA, Maak TG, Gottschalk MB, Zhang AL, Maloney MD, Presson AP, O'Keefe RJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Nov 21; 100(22)1902-1911. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01625.

PMID:
    30480594
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Combined Dual Motor Nerve Transfers versus Alternative Surgical and Nonsurgical Management Strategies to Restore Shoulder Function Following Upper Brachial Plexus Injury.
Khalifeh JM, Dibble CF, Dy CJ, Ray WZ
Neurosurgery. 2019 Feb 1; 84(2)362-377. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy015.

PMID:
    30371909
    [PubMed - in process]
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Absence of the Pronator Quadratus Muscle Precluding Distal Nerve Transfer.
Dy CJ, Brogan DM, Colorado BS
J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Jun; 44(6)523.e1-523.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.08.002.

PMID:
    30287101
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Epidemiologic Perspective on Scaphoid Fracture Treatment and Frequency of Nonunion Surgery in the USA.
Dy CJ, Kazmers NH, Baty J, Bommarito K, Osei DA
HSS J. 2018 Oct; 14(3)245-250. doi: 10.1007/s11420-018-9619-3.

PMID:
    30258328
    [PubMed]
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A Population-Based Assessment of Depression and Anxiety in Patients With Brachial Plexus Injuries.
Yannascoli SM, Stwalley D, Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Dy CJ
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Dec; 43(12)1136.e1-1136.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.056.

PMID:
    29789186
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cadaveric Testing of a Novel Scapholunate Ligament Reconstruction.
Kang L, Dy CJ, Wei MT, Hearns KA, Carlson MG
J Wrist Surg. 2018 Apr; 7(2)141-147. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1607326.

PMID:
    29576920
    [PubMed]
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Barriers to Epineural Scarring: Role in Treatment of Traumatic Nerve Injury and Chronic Compressive Neuropathy.
Dy CJ, Aunins B, Brogan DM
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Apr; 43(4)360-367. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.01.013.

PMID:
    29482956
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of a Questionnaire to Measure Impact and Outcomes of Brachial Plexus Injury.
Mancuso CA, Lee SK, Saltzman EB, Model Z, Landers ZA, Dy CJ, Wolfe SW
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Feb 7; 100(3)e14. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00497.

PMID:
    29406348
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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State Variation in Medicaid Reimbursements for Orthopaedic Surgery.
Lalezari RM, Pozen A, Dy CJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Feb 7; 100(3)236-242. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00279.

PMID:
    29406345
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Prospective Observational Assessment of Unicortical Distal Screw Placement During Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures.
Dardas AZ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Osei DA, Dy CJ, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 May; 43(5)448-454. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.018.

PMID:
    29395586
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Arthroscopic Diagnosis of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Foveal Tear: A Cadaver Assessment.
Trehan SK, Wall LB, Calfee RP, Shen TS, Dy CJ, Yannascoli SM, Goldfarb CA
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jul; 43(7)680.e1-680.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.017.

PMID:
    29395584
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Notes

International Training: Hand, Peripheral Nerve, and Microvascular Surgery

  • Chang Gung MemorialHospital in Taiwan (Professor David Chuang)
  • Ganga Hospital inIndia (Professor Raja Sabapathy)
  • Wenzhou MedicalCollege in China (Professor Weiyang Gao)
  • Stockholm Hand andFoot Center in Sweden (Professor Elisabet Hagert)
  • Lerdsin Hospital Institute of Orthopedics in Thailand (Professor Somsak Leechavengvongs)

Areas of Research Interest

Health services research, health policy research, health care disparities, health care delivery science, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries and qualitative outcomes assessments.

For more information, visit nerveresearch.wustl.edu.