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Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Orthopedics
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Disorders
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Special interest in pediatric sports medicine including knee injuries to young athletes - including osteochondritis dissecans, anterior cruciate ligament tear (ACL tear), meniscal tear, patellar instability/dislocation, and clavicle fractures. Special interest in adolescent and young adult hip disorders including femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), labral tears, slipped capital femoral epiphysis with specific focus on minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of hip disorders.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Office Phone: (314) 514-3500

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) 747-2599

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: (314) 514-3500

Education

Education

Master of Science, Clinical Investigation: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2017
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopaedics: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
Fellowship, Sports Medicine: Steadman Clinic/Steadman-Philoppon Research Institute 2013
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2012
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007
BS, Mathematics: Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Arthroscopic Hip Joint Assessment can Impact the Indications for PAO Surgery.
Wasko M, Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC, Pascual-Garrido C
Iowa Orthop J. 2019; 39(1)149-157.

PMID:
    31413688
    [PubMed - in process]
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Arthroscopic Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement in Skeletally Immature Athletes: Radiographic and Clinical Analysis.
Larson CM, McGaver RS, Collette NR, Giveans MR, Ross JR, Bedi A, Nepple JJ
Arthroscopy. 2019 Jun; 35(6)1819-1825. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2019.01.029.

PMID:
    31072717
    [PubMed - in process]
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Low-Dose Computed Tomography Reduces Radiation Exposure by 90% Compared With Traditional Computed Tomography Among Patients Undergoing Hip-Preservation Surgery.
Su AW, Hillen TJ, Eutsler EP, Bedi A, Ross JR, Larson CM, Clohisy JC, Nepple JJ
Arthroscopy. 2019 May; 35(5)1385-1392. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.11.013.

PMID:
    30987906
    [PubMed - in process]
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Does Previous Hip Arthroscopy Affect the Clinical Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty?
Haynes JA, Xiong A, Nepple JJ, An T, Nunley RM, Clohisy JC
Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Mar; 7(3)2325967119829736. doi: 10.1177/2325967119829736.

PMID:
    30886875
    [PubMed]
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Do Changes in Pelvic Rotation and Tilt Affect Measurement of the Anterior Center Edge Angle on False Profile Radiographs? A Cadaveric Study.
Putnam SM, Clohisy JC, Nepple JJ
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2019 May; 477(5)1066-1072. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000636.

PMID:
    30801276
    [PubMed - in process]
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Predictive Role of Symptom Duration Before the Initial Clinical Presentation of Adolescents With Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans on Preoperative and Postoperative Measures: A Systematic Review.
Cheng C, Milewski MD, Nepple JJ, Reuman HS, Nissen CW
Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Feb; 7(2)2325967118825059. doi: 10.1177/2325967118825059.

PMID:
    30800689
    [PubMed]
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A Prospective Analysis of the Contralateral Hip Among Patients With Femoroacetabular Impingement: Response.
Nepple JJ, Louer CR, Clohisy JC
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jan; 47(1)NP8-NP9. doi: 10.1177/0363546518810712.

PMID:
    30781989
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Addition of Hip Arthroscopy to Periacetabular Osteotomy Does Not Increase Complication Rates: A Prospective Case Series.
Sabbag CM, Nepple JJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Lalchandani GR, Clohisy JC, Sierra RJ
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Mar; 47(3)543-551. doi: 10.1177/0363546518820528.

PMID:
    30730756
    [PubMed - in process]
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Statistical shape modeling of femur shape variability in female patients with hip dysplasia.
Gaffney BMM, Hillen TJ, Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC, Harris MD
J Orthop Res. 2019 Mar; 37(3)665-673. doi: 10.1002/jor.24214.

PMID:
    30656719
    [PubMed - in process]
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Previous failed hip arthroscopy negatively impacts early patient-reported outcomes of the periacetabular osteotomy: an ANCHOR Matched Cohort Study.
Novais EN, Coobs BR, Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC, ANCHOR Study Group .
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2018 Dec; 5(4)370-377. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hny038.

PMID:
    30647927
    [PubMed]
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Trends of hip arthroscopy in the setting of acetabular dysplasia.
Haynes JA, Pascual-Garrido C, An TW, Nepple JJ, ANCHOR Group ., Clohisy JC
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2018 Aug; 5(3)267-273. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hny026.

PMID:
    30393554
    [PubMed]
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A Prospective Analysis of the Contralateral Hip Among Patients With Femoroacetabular Impingement: What Are the Risk Factors for Disease Progression?
Louer CR, Pashos G, Clohisy JC, Nepple JJ
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Aug; 46(10)2486-2491. doi: 10.1177/0363546518786246.

PMID:
    30015502
    [PubMed - in process]
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Randomized Controlled Trial of Hip Arthroscopy Surgery vs Physical Therapy: Letter to the Editor.
Faucett SC, Nepple JJ, Andrade T, Aoki S, Bedi A, Bharam S, Brick MJ, Byrd JWT, Cakic JN, Cascio BM, Christoforetti J, Clohisy JC, Domb B, Dumont G, Ellman MB, Harris JD, Kelly BT, Krych AJ, LaPrade RF, Larson C, Laskowski JR, Levy BA, Lynch TS, Martin HD, Mather C 3rd, Miyamoto RG, Nho SJ, O'Donnell JM, Philippon MJ, Price MR, Ranawat AS, Rodriguez MC, Safran MR, Said HG, Salata MJ, Sampson T, Stubbs AJ, Uchida S, Villar RN, Willimon SC, Wolf A, Wong I, Wuerz TH, Yen YM
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Jul; 46(8)NP35-NP38. doi: 10.1177/0363546518777483.

PMID:
    29953289
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Head in Patients With Sequelae of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease.
Lamplot JD, Schoenecker PL, Pascual-Garrido C, Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC
J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 May 29; doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001192.

PMID:
    29847463
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Does Severity of Acetabular Dysplasia Influence Clinical Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy?-A Case-Control Study.
Grammatopoulos G, Beaulé PE, Pascual-Garrido C, Nepple JJ, ANCHOR Group., Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jul; 33(7S)S66-S70. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.03.028.

PMID:
    29724578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acetabular Focal Chondral Lesions Are Not Associated With Worse Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy: A Matched Group Analyses.
Hellman MD, Nepple JJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Sierra RJ, Clohisy JC, ANCHOR Study Group.
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jul; 33(7S)S61-S65. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.03.008.

PMID:
    29691165
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reliability of Radiographic Assessments of Adolescent Midshaft Clavicle Fractures by the FACTS Multicenter Study Group.
Li Y, Donohue KS, Robbins CB, Pennock AT, Ellis HB Jr, Nepple JJ, Pandya N, Spence DD, Willimon SC, Heyworth BE, Function After Adolescent Clavicle Trauma and Surgery (FACTS) Multicenter Study Group.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep; 31(9)479-484. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000877.

PMID:
    28471918
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evolution of Femoroacetabular Impingement Treatment: The ANCHOR Experience.
Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC, ANCHOR Study Group Members.
Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Jan/Feb; 46(1)28-34.

PMID:
    28235110
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reconstruction of Symptomatic Congenital Anterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency.
Sachleben BC, Nasreddine AY, Nepple JJ, Tepolt FA, Kasser JR, Kocher MS
J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Feb; 39(2)59-64. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000940.

PMID:
    28178094
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Knee Osteoarthritis Is Associated With Previous Meniscus and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Among Elite College American Football Athletes.
Smith MV, Nepple JJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH
Sports Health. 2017 May/Jun; 9(3)247-251. doi: 10.1177/1941738116683146.

PMID:
    27940573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company 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 or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals 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 financial interests during calendar year 2018:

Company Name: Smith & Nephew

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999

Speaker Fees: $1 - $9,999

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019