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Robert L. Barrack, MD

Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Orthopedic Surgery
Hip Reconstructive Surgery - Adult
Knee Reconstructive Surgery - Adult

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Adult hip and knee reconstruction surgery and patient specific total knee replacement surgery.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • 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: 314-747-8744

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hip and Implant Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1991
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, Louisiana 1986
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 1980
B.A.: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 1975

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Choices, Compromises, and Controversies in Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Lombardi AV Jr, Berend KR, Tria AJ Jr, Peters CL, Kagan R, Callaghan JJ, Iorio R, Lieberman JR, Della Valle CJ, Calkins TE, Barrack RL, Edelstein AI, Barnes CL, Mears SC
Instr Course Lect. 2019; 68187-216.

PMID:
    32032126
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Hip resurfacing arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty in the same patient: which do they prefer?
Calkins TE, Suleiman LI, Culvern C, Alazzawi S, Kazarian GS, Barrack RL, Haddad FS, Della Valle CJ
Hip Int. 2019 Oct 15; 1120700019882922. doi: 10.1177/1120700019882922.

PMID:
    31615288
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Impact of Surgeon Volume and Training Status on Implant Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Kazarian GS, Lawrie CM, Barrack TN, Donaldson MJ, Miller GM, Haddad FS, Barrack RL
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Oct 2; 101(19)1713-1723. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01205.

PMID:
    31577676
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of Low-Intensity vs Standard-Intensity Warfarin Prophylaxis on Venous Thromboembolism or Death Among Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Gage BF, Bass AR, Lin H, Woller SC, Stevens SM, Al-Hammadi N, Anderson JL, Li J, Rodriguez T Jr, Miller JP, McMillin GA, Pendleton RC, Jaffer AK, King CR, Whipple B, Porche-Sorbet R, Napoli L, Merritt K, Thompson AM, Hyun G, Hollomon W, Barrack RL, Nunley RM, Moskowitz G, Dávila-Román V, Eby CS
JAMA. 2019 Sep 3; 322(9)834-842. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.12085.

PMID:
    31479138
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cemented Versus Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty of the Same Modern Design: A Prospective, Randomized Trial.
Nam D, Lawrie CM, Salih R, Nahhas CR, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Jul 3; 101(13)1185-1192. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01162.

PMID:
    31274720
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The cost of implanting a cemented <i>versus</i> cementless total knee arthroplasty.
Lawrie CM, Schwabe M, Pierce A, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
Bone Joint J. 2019 Jul; 101-B(7_Supple_C)61-63. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B7.BJJ-2018-1470.R1.

PMID:
    31256655
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Changes in acetabular orientation during total hip arthroplasty.
Schloemann DT, Edelstein AI, Barrack RL
Bone Joint J. 2019 Jun; 101-B(6_Supple_B)45-50. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B6.BJJ-2018-1335.R1.

PMID:
    31146568
    [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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Is a modular dual mobility acetabulum a viable option for the young, active total hip arthroplasty patient?
Nam D, Salih R, Nahhas CR, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
Bone Joint J. 2019 Apr; 101-B(4)365-371. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B4.BJJ-2018-0834.R1.

PMID:
    30929489
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of Adductor Canal Block on Acute Perioperative Pain and Function in Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Rames RD, Barrack TN, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jul; 34(7S)S164-S167. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.02.049.

PMID:
    30890391
    [PubMed - in process]
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Corrigendum to 'Patient Perceptions of the Safety of Outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty' [The Journal of Arthroplasty 34 (2019) 462-464].
Adelani MA, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jun; 34(6)1301. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.02.028.

PMID:
    30872033
    [PubMed]
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Is there evidence to support an indication for surface replacement arthroplasty?: a systematic review.
Hellman MD, Ford MC, Barrack RL
Bone Joint J. 2019 Jan; 101-B(1_Supple_A)32-40. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B1.BJJ-2018-0508.R1.

PMID:
    30648490
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patient Perceptions of the Safety of Outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Adelani MA, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Mar; 34(3)462-464. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.11.030.

PMID:
    30579713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Five to Ten-Year Results of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Implant in the U.S.: A Single Institution's Experience.
Ford MC, Hellman MD, Kazarian GS, Clohisy JC, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Nov 7; 100(21)1879-1887. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01525.

PMID:
    30399083
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acetabular wedge augments for uncontained tibial plateau defects in revision total knee arthroplasty.
Stambough JB, Haynes JA, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
Arthroplast Today. 2018 Sep; 4(3)313-318. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2018.02.005.

PMID:
    30186912
    [PubMed]
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A Microarray Study of Articular Cartilage in Relation to Obesity and Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis.
Rai MF, Sandell LJ, Barrack TN, Cai L, Tycksen ED, Tang SY, Silva MJ, Barrack RL
Cartilage. 2018 Sep 3; 1947603518796122. doi: 10.1177/1947603518796122.

PMID:
    30173558
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Patient Perceptions of Home Health Care Services After Total Joint Replacement.
Adelani MA, Nunley RM, Clohisy JC, Barrack RL
Orthopedics. 2018 Sep 1; 41(5)e713-e717. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20180828-01.

PMID:
    30168837
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An evaluation of proximal femur bone density in young, active patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty at one year postoperatively.
Nam D, Salih R, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
Hip Int. 2019 Jan; 29(1)51-57. doi: 10.1177/1120700018761152.

PMID:
    29726298
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Hospital Volume on Racial Differences in Complications, Readmissions, and Emergency Department Visits Following Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Adelani MA, Keller MR, Barrack RL, Olsen MA
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Feb; 33(2)309-315.e20. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.09.034.

PMID:
    29066108
    [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: Stryker

Royalties: > $250,000

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019

Notes

Dr. Barrack is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement and joint replacement. Recognized as a "Best Doctor in America" in the 2015 issue of St. Louis Magazine.