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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
Knee 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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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

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-514-3500

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

Do Radiographic Parameters of Dysplasia Improve to Normal Ranges After Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy?
Novais EN, Duncan S, Nepple J, Pashos G, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Sep 19;

PMID:
    27646418
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Warwick Agreement on femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI syndrome): an international consensus statement.
Griffin DR, Dickenson EJ, O'Donnell J, Agricola R, Awan T, Beck M, Clohisy JC, Dijkstra HP, Falvey E, Gimpel M, Hinman RS, Hölmich P, Kassarjian A, Martin HD, Martin R, Mather RC, Philippon MJ, Reiman MP, Takla A, Thorborg K, Walker S, Weir A, Bennell KL
Br J Sports Med. 2016 Oct; 50(19)1169-76. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096743.

PMID:
    27629403
    [PubMed - in process]
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Editorial Comment: 2015 International Hip Society Proceedings.
Clohisy JC, Callaghan JJ
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Oct; 474(10)2112-4. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-5035-5.

PMID:
    27542148
    [PubMed - in process]
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What Is the Association of Elite Sporting Activities With the Development of Hip Osteoarthritis?
Vigdorchik JM, Nepple JJ, Eftekhary N, Leunig M, Clohisy JC
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul 29; pii: 0363546516656359.

PMID:
    27474380
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Proximal Femur Bone Density Decreases up to 5 Years After Total Hip Arthroplasty in Young, Active Patients.
Nam D, Barrack RL, Clohisy JC, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jun 3; pii: S0883-5403(16)30238-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.059.

PMID:
    27378640
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Femoral Deformity May Be More Predictive of Hip Range of Motion Than Severity of Acetabular Disease in Patients With Acetabular Dysplasia: An Analysis of the ANCHOR Cohort.
Fabricant PD, Sankar WN, Seeley MA, Beaulé PE, Clohisy JC, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Peters CL, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Zaltz I
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Jul; 24(7)465-74. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00495.

PMID:
    27314923
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Complications After Hip Arthroscopic Surgery: A Prospective Multicenter Trial Utilizing a Validated Grading Scheme.
Larson CM, Clohisy JC, Beaulé PE, Kelly BT, Giveans MR, Stone RM, Samuelson KM, ANCHOR Study Group
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Sep; 44(9)2292-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546516650885.

PMID:
    27311412
    [PubMed - in process]
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Movement-Pattern Training to Improve Function in People With Chronic Hip Joint Pain: A Feasibility Randomized Clinical Trial.
Harris-Hayes M, Czuppon S, Van Dillen LR, Steger-May K, Sahrmann S, Schootman M, Salsich GB, Clohisy JC, Mueller MJ
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Jun; 46(6)452-61. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2016.6279.

PMID:
    27117727
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Effectiveness of a Risk Stratification Protocol for Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
Nam D, Nunley RM, Johnson SR, Keeney JA, Clohisy JC, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jun; 31(6)1299-306. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.12.007.

PMID:
    26777547
    [PubMed - in process]
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Hip Dysplasia in the Young Adult.
Gala L, Clohisy JC, Beaulé PE
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jan 6; 98(1)63-73. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.O.00109.

PMID:
    26738905
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Feasibility of a Randomized Clinical Trial for Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement of the Hip.
Boye GN, Murray K, Clohisy JC, Kim YJ
Orthop J Sports Med. 2015 Jul; 3(7)2325967115592844. doi: 10.1177/2325967115592844.

PMID:
    26673688
    [PubMed]
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Gender Differences in Wear Rates for 28- vs 32-mm Ceramic Femoral Heads on Modern Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene at Midterm Follow-Up in Young Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Stambough JB, Pashos G, Wu N, Haynes JA, Martell JM, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Apr; 31(4)899-905. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.10.024.

PMID:
    26631286
    [PubMed - in process]
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Contemporary Surgical Indications and Referral Trends in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A 10-Year Review.
Haynes JA, Stambough JB, Sassoon AA, Johnson SR, Clohisy JC, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Mar; 31(3)622-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.09.026.

PMID:
    26541220
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Dysplastic and Unstable Hip: A Responsible Balance of Arthroscopic and Open Approaches.
Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC
Sports Med Arthrosc. 2015 Dec; 23(4)180-6. doi: 10.1097/JSA.0000000000000096.

PMID:
    26524552
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of contemporary periacetabular osteotomy for hip dysplasia with total hip arthroplasty for hip osteoarthritis.
Gray BL, Stambough JB, Baca GR, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC
Bone Joint J. 2015 Oct; 97-B(10)1322-7. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B10.35741.

PMID:
    26430005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative Joint Space Width Predicts Patient-Reported Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty in Young Patients.
Stambough JB, Xiong A, Baca GR, Wu N, Callaghan JJ, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Feb; 31(2)429-33. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.08.019.

PMID:
    26410552
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgeon Willingness to Participate in Randomized Controlled Trials for the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement.
Ross JR, Bedi A, Clohisy JC, Gagnier JJ, ANCHOR Study Group, Larson CM
Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan; 32(1)20-4.e23. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.07.003.

PMID:
    26395410
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-Term Results of Total Hip Arthroplasty with 28-Millimeter Cobalt-Chromium Femoral Heads on Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Patients 50 Years and Less.
Stambough JB, Pashos G, Bohnenkamp FC, Maloney WJ, Martell JM, Clohisy JC
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jan; 31(1)162-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.07.025.

PMID:
    26260785
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Labral morphologic characteristics in patients with symptomatic acetabular dysplasia.
Sankar WN, Beaulé PE, Clohisy JC, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Peters CL, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Zaltz I
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9)2152-6. doi: 10.1177/0363546515591262.

PMID:
    26216104
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hip Arthroplasty: Routine and High Risk Patients.
Nam D, Nunley RM, Johnson SR, Keeney JA, Clohisy JC, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2015 Dec; 30(12)2299-303. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.06.045.

PMID:
    26182980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 2015.

Company Name: Microport Ortho

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $25,001 - $50,000

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2016

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