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John C. Clohisy, MD

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Center for Adolescent and Young Hip Disorders
Chief, Adult Reconstructive Surgery Service
Director, Fellowship in Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement

Specialty Areas

Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Disorders
Hip Reconstructive Surgery - Adult
Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division

Areas of Clinical Interest

Special interest in hip disorders of the young adult and adolescent including: sports injuries, hip impingement, hip dysplasia, Perthes deformities, non-arthritic and early hip joint problems. Surgical expertise in hip arthroscopy, osteotomies, impingement procedures and replacement procedures. Disorders of the hip and knee; interests include total joint replacement surgery, minimally invasive hip replacement, hip resurfacing, and hip and knee revision procedures.  Special interest in hip replacement and hip resurfacing in young patients.

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  • 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: 314-747-2599

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

969 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 230
Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Fellowship: Orthopedic Research Fellowship, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri 1992
Fellowship: Adult Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surg, Mass Gen Hosp/Harvard Med School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1997
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Medical Degree: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

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 Mar 14; pii: S0883-5403(18)30246-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.03.008.

PMID:
    29691165
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Distal Femoral Varus Osteotomy for the Management of Valgus Deformity of the Knee.
Sherman SL, Thompson SF, Clohisy JCF
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 May 1; 26(9)313-324. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00179.

PMID:
    29629916
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reduced Hip Adduction Is Associated With Improved Function After Movement-Pattern Training in Young People With Chronic Hip Joint Pain.
Harris-Hayes M, Steger-May K, van Dillen LR, Schootman M, Salsich GB, Czuppon S, Clohisy JC, Commean PK, Hillen TJ, Sahrmann SA, Mueller MJ
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018 Apr; 48(4)316-324. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2018.7810.

PMID:
    29548270
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intermediate-Term Hip Survivorship and Patient-Reported Outcomes of Periacetabular Osteotomy: The Washington University Experience.
Wells J, Schoenecker P, Duncan S, Goss CW, Thomason K, Clohisy JC
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Feb 7; 100(3)218-225. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00337.

PMID:
    29406343
    [PubMed - in process]
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Development of the HOOS<sub>global</sub> to Assess Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Hip Preservation Procedures.
Jacobs CA, Peabody MR, Duncan ST, Muchow RD, Nunley RM, ANCHOR Group., Clohisy JC, Beaule PE, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Trousdale RT, Zaltz I
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 46(4)940-946. doi: 10.1177/0363546517749585.

PMID:
    29345504
    [PubMed - in process]
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Hip dysplasia in wrestlers: three lessons learned.
Byrd JWT, Clohisy JC, Kim YJ, Gwathmey FW, Jones KS, Millis MB
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2017 Dec; 4(4)332-336. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hnx028.

PMID:
    29250342
    [PubMed]
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Canine hip dysplasia: A natural animal model for human developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Pascual-Garrido C, Guilak F, Rai MF, Harris MD, Lopez MJ, Todhunter RJ, Clohisy JC
J Orthop Res. 2017 Dec 11; doi: 10.1002/jor.23828.

PMID:
    29227567
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hip Abductor Muscle Volume and Strength Differences Between Women With Chronic Hip Joint Pain and Asymptomatic Controls.
Mastenbrook MJ, Commean PK, Hillen TJ, Salsich GB, Meyer GA, Mueller MJ, Clohisy JC, Harris-Hayes M
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Dec; 47(12)923-930. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.7380.

PMID:
    28992772
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Supplement to Proceedings-2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting.
Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S)S1-S2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.06.006.

PMID:
    28709758
    [PubMed - in process]
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Determining the Threshold for HbA1c as a Predictor for Adverse Outcomes After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Multicenter, Retrospective Study.
Tarabichi M, Shohat N, Kheir MM, Adelani M, Brigati D, Kearns SM, Patel P, Clohisy JC, Higuera CA, Levine BR, Schwarzkopf R, Parvizi J, Jiranek WA
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S)S263-S267.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.065.

PMID:
    28662955
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Contemporary Concepts and Treatment Innovations.
Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S)S18-S19. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.05.026.

PMID:
    28601247
    [PubMed - in process]
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Corrigendum to "Decreased Hospital Costs and Surgical Site Infection Incidence With a Universal Decolonization Protocol in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty" [Journal of Arthroplasty 32 (2017) 728-734].
Stambough JB, Nam D, Warren DK, Keeney JA, Clohisy JC, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Aug; 32(8)2625. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.008.

PMID:
    28483214
    [PubMed - in process]
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Innovations in Joint Preservation Procedures for the Dysplastic Hip "The Periacetabular Osteotomy".
Pascual-Garrido C, Harris MD, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S)S32-S37. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.015.

PMID:
    28318866
    [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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Descriptive Epidemiology of Acetabular Dysplasia: The Academic Network of Conservational Hip Outcomes Research (ANCHOR) Periacetabular Osteotomy.
Sankar WN, Duncan ST, Baca GR, Beaulé PE, Millis MB, Kim YJ, Peters CL, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Trousdale RT, Zaltz I, Clohisy JC
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Feb; 25(2)150-159. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00075.

PMID:
    28098707
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patient-Reported Outcomes of Periacetabular Osteotomy from the Prospective ANCHOR Cohort Study.
Clohisy JC, Ackerman J, Baca G, Baty J, Beaulé PE, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Trousdale RT, Zaltz I
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 4; 99(1)33-41. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.00798.

PMID:
    28060231
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Total Hip Arthroplasty on Pelvic Motion and Functional Component Position is Highly Variable.
Nam D, Riegler V, Clohisy JC, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Apr; 32(4)1200-1205. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.11.008.

PMID:
    27919581
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gender-Dependent Differences in Hip Range of Motion and Impingement Testing in Asymptomatic College Freshman Athletes.
Czuppon S, Prather H, Hunt DM, Steger-May K, Bloom NJ, Clohisy JC, Larsen R, Harris-Hayes M
PM R. 2017 Jul; 9(7)660-667. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.10.022.

PMID:
    27840297
    [PubMed - in process]
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Three Patterns of Acetabular Deficiency Are Common in Young Adult Patients With Acetabular Dysplasia.
Nepple JJ, Wells J, Ross JR, Bedi A, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Apr; 475(4)1037-1044. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-5150-3.

PMID:
    27830486
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of joint preservation surgery: comparison of patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip and femoroacetabular impingement.
Belzile EL, Beaulé PE, Ryu JJ, Clohisy JC, Academic Network of Conservation Hip Outcome Research (ANCHOR) Members.
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2016 Oct; 3(4)270-277. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hnw033.

PMID:
    29632687
    [PubMed]
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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: MicroPort Ortho

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,001 - $25,000

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

Areas of Research Interest

Research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of pre-arthritic and early arthritic hip disorders. Optimizing joint replacement procedures in young patients and total joint arthroplasty patient surveillance