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Christopher John Dy, MD

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, compression neuropathy, nerve grafting, nerve transfer, nerve repair, nerve decompression, carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, hand fractures, wrist fractures, distal radius fractures and hand surgery.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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. 2018 Mar 14; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy015.

PMID:
    30371909
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Absence of the Pronator Quadratus Muscle Precluding Distal Nerve Transfer.
Dy CJ, Brogan DM, Colorado BS
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Oct 1; pii: S0363-5023(18)30163-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.08.002.

PMID:
    30287101
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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Patient Preferences and Utilization of Online Resources for Patients Treated in Hand Surgery Practices.
Rao AJ, Dy CJ, Goldfarb CA, Cohen MS, Wysocki RW
Hand (N Y). 2018 Jan 1; 1558944717744340. doi: 10.1177/1558944717744340.

PMID:
    29303000
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Response to: Comments on "Compensation by the Uninjured Arm After Brachial Plexus Injury".
Mancuso CA, Lee SK, Dy CJ, Landers ZA, Model Z, Wolfe SW
Hand (N Y). 2018 Jan; 13(1)123. doi: 10.1177/1558944717743602.

PMID:
    29291657
    [PubMed - in process]
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Compensation by the Uninjured Arm After Brachial Plexus Injury.
Mancuso CA, Lee SK, Dy CJ, Landers ZA, Model Z, Wolfe SW
Hand (N Y). 2016 Dec; 11(4)410-415. doi: 10.1177/1558944715627635.

PMID:
    28149206
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary on "Comparison of Postoperative Complications Associated With Anesthetic Choice for Surgery of the Hand" - Generalized Linear Mixed Models in Studies of Surgical Populations.
Dy CJ, Yanik EL
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Jan; 42(1)9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.017.

PMID:
    28052830
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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What Did We Learn from the Animal Studies of Body Weight-Supported Treadmill Training and Where Do We Go from Here?
de Leon RD, Dy CJ
J Neurotrauma. 2017 May 1; 34(9)1744-1750. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4561.

PMID:
    27863455
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Population-Based Analysis of Time to Surgery and Travel Distances for Brachial Plexus Surgery.
Dy CJ, Baty J, Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Osei DA
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Sep; 41(9)903-909.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.054.

PMID:
    27570225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Thematic Analysis of Online Discussion Boards for Brachial Plexus Injury.
Morris MT, Daluiski A, Dy CJ
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Aug; 41(8)813-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.05.007.

PMID:
    27311862
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Hip Fracture Care.
Dy CJ, Lane JM, Pan TJ, Parks ML, Lyman S
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 May 18; 98(10)858-65. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.00676.

PMID:
    27194496
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Notes

International Training: Hand, Peripheral Nerve, and Microvascular Surgery

Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China (Professor Weiyang Gao)
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India (Professor Raja Sabapathy)
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (Professor David Chuang).

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.