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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.

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

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

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. 2020 Mar; 40(3)120-128. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001192.

PMID:
    32028473
    [PubMed - in process]
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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Adolescents and Young Adults.
Schmitz MR, Murtha AS, Clohisy JC, ANCHOR Study Group.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Feb 1; 28(3)91-101. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-18-00533.

PMID:
    31977605
    [PubMed - in process]
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Is the Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System Feasible in Bundled Payment for Care Improvement in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients?
Lawrie CM, Abu-Amer W, Barrack RL, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Dec 17; pii: S0883-5403(19)31170-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.12.021.

PMID:
    31932103
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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PROMIS Versus Legacy Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Patients Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Symptomatic Acetabular Dysplasia.
Li DJ, Clohisy JC, Schwabe MT, Yanik EL, Pascual-Garrido C
Am J Sports Med. 2020 Feb; 48(2)385-394. doi: 10.1177/0363546519894323.

PMID:
    31910042
    [PubMed - in process]
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Hip Kinematics During Single Leg Tasks in People With and Without Hip-Related Groin Pain and the Association Among Kinematics, Hip Muscle Strength and Bony Morphology.
Harris-Hayes M, Hillen TJ, Commean PK, Harris MD, Mueller MJ, Clohisy JC, Salsich GB
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Jan 6; 1-26. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9150.

PMID:
    31905098
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The association between periacetabular osteotomy reorientation and hip joint reaction forces in two subgroups of acetabular dysplasia.
Gaffney BMM, Clohisy JC, Van Dillen LR, Harris MD
J Biomech. 2020 Jan 2; 98109464. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.109464.

PMID:
    31708245
    [PubMed - in process]
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Activity Level Maintenance at Midterm Follow-up Among Active Patients Undergoing Periacetabular Osteotomy.
Okoroafor UC, Pascual-Garrido C, Schwabe MT, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Dec; 47(14)3455-3459. doi: 10.1177/0363546519881421.

PMID:
    31689124
    [PubMed - in process]
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Complications associated with combined surgical hip dislocation and periacetabular osteotomy for complex hip deformities.
Edelstein AI, Duncan ST, Akers S, Pashos G, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2019 Jul; 6(2)117-123. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hnz014.

PMID:
    31660196
    [PubMed]
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ANCHOR surgeon views of patient selection and expectations for periacetabular osteotomy.
Edelstein AI, Kaiser Tegel K, Shaunfield S, ANCHOR Group ., Clohisy JC, Stover MD
J Hip Preserv Surg. 2019 Jul; 6(2)109-116. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hnz013.

PMID:
    31660195
    [PubMed]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Does patient-reported perception of pain differ based on surgical approach in total hip arthroplasty?
Nam D, Nunley RM, Clohisy JC, Lombardi AV, Berend KR, Barrack RL
Bone Joint J. 2019 Jun; 101-B(6_Supple_B)31-36. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B6.BJJ-2018-1575.R1.

PMID:
    31146567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Natural History of the Dysplastic Hip Following Modern Periacetabular Osteotomy.
Wyles CC, Vargas JS, Heidenreich MJ, Mara KC, Peters CL, Clohisy JC, Trousdale RT, Sierra RJ
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 May 15; 101(10)932-938. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00983.

PMID:
    31094985
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reduced Thigh Pain with Short Femoral Stem Design Following Direct Anterior Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Horwood NJ, Nam D, Greco NJ, Lombardi AV Jr, Clohisy JC, Lawrie CM, Berend KR
Surg Technol Int. 2019 May 15; 34437-444.

PMID:
    31037711
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Pattern of Acetabular Cartilage Wear Is Hip Morphology-dependent and Patient Demographic-dependent.
Pascual-Garrido C, Li DJ, Grammatopoulos G, Yanik EL, Clohisy JC, ANCHOR Group.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2019 May; 477(5)1021-1033. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000649.

PMID:
    30998630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Targeting vascular endothelial growth factor ameliorates PMMA-particles induced inflammatory osteolysis in murine calvaria.
Abu-Amer W, Arra M, Clohisy JCF, Abu-Amer Y, Swarnkar G
Bone. 2019 Jun; 12386-91. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.03.025.

PMID:
    30904629
    [PubMed - in process]
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Psychometric Properties of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Periacetabular Osteotomy.
Wasko MK, Yanik EL, Pascual-Garrido C, Clohisy JC
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Mar 20; 101(6)e21. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00185.

PMID:
    30893237
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Fifteen-Year Results of Total Hip Arthroplasty With Cobalt-Chromium Femoral Heads on Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Patients 50 Years and Less.
Rames RD, Stambough JB, Pashos GE, Maloney WJ, Martell JM, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jun; 34(6)1143-1149. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.01.071.

PMID:
    30808529
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - 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: MicroPort Ortho

Royalties: $10,000 - $19,999

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019

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