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Mark E. Halstead, MD

Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Sports Medicine
Non-operative Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine
Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Musculoskeletal and medical problems related to sports in pediatric, adolescent and adult athletes, management of concussions, preparticipation evaluations for high school and college athletes, overuse and acute injuries in runners, knee ligament injuries, shoulder and elbow problems in the throwing athlete, stress fractures in the athlete, asthma in the athlete

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

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

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Office Phone: (314) 514-3500

Education

Education

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2004
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 2002
Residnecy: University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 2001
Medical Degree: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 1998
B.S.: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 1994

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Use of MRI in Evaluating Knee Pain in Patients Aged 40 Years and Older.
Adelani MA, Mall NA, Brophy RH, Halstead ME, Smith MV, Wright RW
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Sep; 24(9)653-9. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00681.

PMID:
    27479832
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pharmacologic Therapies for Pediatric Concussions.
Halstead ME
Sports Health. 2016 Jan-Feb; 8(1)50-2.

PMID:
    26660460
    [PubMed - in process]
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Concussion in Teenage Athletes.
Walter KD, Halstead ME
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2015 Apr; 26(1)39-52.

PMID:
    26514031
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric ankle sprains and their imitators.
Halstead ME
Pediatr Ann. 2014 Dec; 43(12)e291-6. doi: 10.3928/00904481-20141124-08.

PMID:
    25486037
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reducing injury risk from body checking in boys' youth ice hockey.
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, Brooks A, Loud KJ, Brenner JS, Demorest RA, Halstead ME, Kelly AK, Koutures CG, LaBella CR, LaBotz M, Martin SS, Moffatt K
Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6)1151-7.

PMID:
    24864185
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anterior cruciate ligament injuries: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
LaBella CR, Hennrikus W, Hewett TE, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and Section on Orthopaedics
Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5)e1437-50. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0623.

PMID:
    24777218
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Returning to learning following a concussion.
Halstead ME, McAvoy K, Devore CD, Carl R, Lee M, Logan K, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, Council on School Health
Pediatrics. 2013 Nov; 132(5)948-57. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2867.

PMID:
    24163302
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cheerleading injuries: epidemiology and recommendations for prevention.
LaBella CR, Mjaanes J, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5)966-71. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2480.

PMID:
    23090348
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trampoline safety in childhood and adolescence.
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, American Academy of Pediatrics, Briskin S, LaBotz M
Pediatrics. 2012 Oct; 130(4)774-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2082.

PMID:
    23008455
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Baseball and softball.
Rice SG, Congeni JA, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
Pediatrics. 2012 Mar; 129(3)e842-56. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3593.

PMID:
    22371468
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Policy statement—Boxing participation by children and adolescents.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Sports Medicine And Fitness, Canadian Paediatric Society, Healthy Active Living And Sports Medicine Committee, Purcell L, LeBlanc CM
Pediatrics. 2011 Sep; 128(3)617-23. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-1165.

PMID:
    21873697
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Policy statement—Climatic heat stress and exercising children and adolescents.
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and Council on School Health, Bergeron MF, Devore C, Rice SG, American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatrics. 2011 Sep; 128(3)e741-7. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-1664.

PMID:
    21824876
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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American Academy of Pediatrics. Clinical report--sport-related concussion in children and adolescents.
Halstead ME, Walter KD, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
Pediatrics. 2010 Sep; 126(3)597-615. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-2005.

PMID:
    20805152
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the leg in athletes: evaluation and management.
Gill CS, Halstead ME, Matava MJ
Phys Sportsmed. 2010 Jun; 38(2)126-32. doi: 10.3810/psm.2010.06.1791.

PMID:
    20631472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contact sports for young athletes: keys to safety.
Halstead ME
Pediatr Ann. 2010 May; 39(5)275-8. doi: 10.3928/00904481-20100422-07.

PMID:
    20506980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Common infections in the young athlete.
Halstead ME, Bernhardt DT
Pediatr Ann. 2002 Jan; 31(1)42-8.

PMID:
    11831043
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In the News

Areas of Research Interest

Education of medical students and physicians-in-training, concussion management, running injuries in the high school athlete, injury prevention