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Daniel A. Osei, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

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

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

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

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 2011
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Lindenhofspital, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bern, Switzerland 2010
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2006
BA, Biology: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of ice on pain after corticosteroid injection in the hand and wrist: a randomized controlled trial.
An TW, Boone SL, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul 8; pii: 1753193416657678.

PMID:
    27402283
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clinical Research is Challenging: Commentary on "Factors Related to Distal Interphalangeal Joint Extension Loss After Extension Block Pinning of Mallet Finger Fractures".
Osei DA
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar; 41(3)420-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.12.009.

PMID:
    26920114
    [PubMed - in process]
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Interobserver Agreement of the Eaton-Glickel Classification for Trapeziometacarpal and Scaphotrapezial Arthrosis.
Becker SJ, Bruinsma WE, Guitton TG, van der Horst CM, Strackee SD, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Apr; 41(4)532-540.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.12.028.

PMID:
    26826947
    [PubMed - in process]
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Factors associated with failure of nonoperative treatment in lateral epicondylitis.
Knutsen EJ, Calfee RP, Chen RE, Goldfarb CA, Park KW, Osei DA
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9)2133-7. doi: 10.1177/0363546515590220.

PMID:
    26122386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: A Prospective Clinical Evaluation of the Thumb Adduction and Extension Provocative Tests.
Gelberman RH, Boone S, Osei DA, Cherney S, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jul; 40(7)1285-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.04.012.

PMID:
    25986651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do Surgeons Treat Their Patients Like They Would Treat Themselves?
Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov; 473(11)3564-72. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4304-z.

PMID:
    25957212
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of wrist surgery on the kinematic consistency of joint axis reconstruction in a static posture.
Kraszewski AP, Osei DA, Garg R, Jang E, Hillstrom HJ, Lenhoff MW, Wolfe SW
J Orthop Res. 2015 Sep; 33(9)1341-7. doi: 10.1002/jor.22912.

PMID:
    25940572
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Looped versus single-stranded flexor tendon repairs: a cadaveric mechanical study.
Calfee RP, Boone S, Stepan JG, Osei DA, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 May; 40(5)958-62.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.01.035.

PMID:
    25801581
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of surgical revision after in situ decompression of the ulnar nerve.
Krogue JD, Aleem AW, Osei DA, Goldfarb CA, Calfee RP
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Apr; 24(4)634-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.12.015.

PMID:
    25660241
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of patient activity level on wrist disability after distal radius malunion in older adults.
Nelson GN, Stepan JG, Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Apr; 29(4)195-200. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000235.

PMID:
    25233158
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The efficacy of 95-Hz topical vibration in pain reduction for trigger finger injection: a placebo-controlled, prospective, randomized trial.
Park KW, Boyer MI, Calfee RP, Goldfarb CA, Osei DA
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Nov; 39(11)2203-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.047.

PMID:
    25218139
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interobserver variability in the treatment of little finger metacarpal neck fractures.
Tosti R, Ilyas AM, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep; 39(9)1722-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.023.

PMID:
    25034789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Simultaneous Bilateral or Unilateral Carpal Tunnel Release? A Prospective Cohort Study of Early Outcomes and Limitations.
Osei DA, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 4; 96(11)889-896.

PMID:
    24897736
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Questions regarding thumb immobilization.
Osei DA, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Apr; 39(4)628. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.008.

PMID:
    24679909
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In reply:.
Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan; 39(1)173-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.11.026.

PMID:
    24369948
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of suture caliber and number of core suture strands on zone II flexor tendon repair: a study in human cadavers.
Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb; 39(2)262-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.11.001.

PMID:
    24342261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ligamentous hyperlaxity and dorsal wrist ganglions.
McKeon KE, London DA, Osei DA, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11)2138-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.109.

PMID:
    24206976
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Concomitant compressive neuropathy of the ulnar and median nerves in the hand by midpalmar ganglion.
Osei DA, Williams AA, Weiland AJ
Hand (N Y). 2012 Sep; 7(3)317-9. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9416-2.

PMID:
    23997740
    [PubMed]
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Radiographic diagnosis of scapholunate dissociation among intra-articular fractures of the distal radius: interobserver reliability.
Gradl G, Neuhaus V, Fuchsberger T, Guitton TG, Prommersberger KJ, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep; 38(9)1685-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.05.039.

PMID:
    23910379
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The shorthand bone age assessment: a simpler alternative to current methods.
Heyworth BE, Osei DA, Fabricant PD, Schneider R, Doyle SM, Green DW, Widmann RF, Lyman S, Burke SW, Scher DM
J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33(5)569-74. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318293e5f2.

PMID:
    23752158
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Clinical outcomes and epidemiological study of upper extremity disorders, with a particular interest in ulnar and median compressive neuropathy (cubital tunnel syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome).