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Ryan M. Nunley, MD

Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

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

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Areas of Clinical Interest

Hip resurfacing, knee resurfacing, hip preservation, knee preservation, orthopedics

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  • Publication & Research
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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

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

969 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

B.A.: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 1998
Fellowship: Joint Preservation, Resurfacing, and Replacement, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2008
Fellowship: Washington DC Health Policy Fellowship, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2007
Medical Degree: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2002
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Skilled Nursing Facility Star Rating, Patient Outcomes, and Readmission Risk After Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Kimball CC, Nichols CI, Nunley RM, Vose JG, Stambough JB
J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jun 27; pii: S0883-5403(18)30590-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.06.020.

PMID:
    30001882
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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. 2018 May 1; 1120700018761152. doi: 10.1177/1120700018761152.

PMID:
    29726298
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Distal peroneal nerve decompression after sciatic nerve injury secondary to total hip arthroplasty.
Wilson TJ, Kleiber GM, Nunley RM, Mackinnon SE, Spinner RJ
J Neurosurg. 2018 Feb 2; 1-5. doi: 10.3171/2017.8.JNS171260.

PMID:
    29393761
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Molecular influence of anterior cruciate ligament tear remnants on chondrocytes: a biologic connection between injury and osteoarthritis.
Chinzei N, Brophy RH, Duan X, Cai L, Nunley RM, Sandell LJ, Rai MF
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Apr; 26(4)588-599. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.01.017.

PMID:
    29391276
    [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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Effect of Genotype-Guided Warfarin Dosing on Clinical Events and Anticoagulation Control Among Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: The GIFT Randomized Clinical Trial.
Gage BF, Bass AR, Lin H, Woller SC, Stevens SM, Al-Hammadi N, Li J, Rodríguez T Jr, Miller JP, McMillin GA, Pendleton RC, Jaffer AK, King CR, Whipple BD, Porche-Sorbet R, Napoli L, Merritt K, Thompson AM, Hyun G, Anderson JL, Hollomon W, Barrack RL, Nunley RM, Moskowitz G, Dávila-Román V, Eby CS
JAMA. 2017 Sep 26; 318(12)1115-1124. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.11469.

PMID:
    28973620
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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]
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Gainsharing Strategies, Physician Champions, Getting Physician Buy In.
Anoushiravani AA, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jun; 32(6)1723-1727. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.011.

PMID:
    28366318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perioperative and Early Postoperative Comparison of a Modern Cemented and Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty of the Same Design.
Nam D, Kopinski JE, Meyer Z, Rames RD, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jul; 32(7)2151-2155. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.01.051.

PMID:
    28238584
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Outcomes and 90-Day Costs Following Hemiarthroplasty or Total Hip Arthroplasty for Hip Fracture.
Nichols CI, Vose JG, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S)S128-S134. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.01.023.

PMID:
    28214255
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Metal Ion Levels in Young, Active Patients Receiving a Modular, Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Nam D, Salih R, Brown KM, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2017 May; 32(5)1581-1585. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.12.012.

PMID:
    28057394
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is Physician Quality Reporting System Worth the Cost to Report to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services?
Duncan ST, Jacobs CA, Christensen CP, Nunley RM, Macaulay WB
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Apr; 32(4)1055-1057. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.11.004.

PMID:
    27956124
    [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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Decreased Hospital Costs and Surgical Site Infection Incidence With a Universal Decolonization Protocol in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Stambough JB, Nam D, Warren DK, Keeney JA, Clohisy JC, Barrack RL, Nunley RM
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Mar; 32(3)728-734.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.09.041.

PMID:
    27823845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safety and Efficacy of New Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis.
Venker BT, Ganti BR, Lin H, Lee ED, Nunley RM, Gage BF
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Feb; 32(2)645-652. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.09.033.

PMID:
    27823844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Failure at the Tibial Cement-Implant Interface With the Use of High-Viscosity Cement in Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Kopinski JE, Aggarwal A, Nunley RM, Barrack RL, Nam D
J Arthroplasty. 2016 Nov; 31(11)2579-2582. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.03.063.

PMID:
    27155996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acetabular Component Position and the Risk of Dislocation Following Primary and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Matched Cohort Analysis.
Sadhu A, Nam D, Coobs BR, Barrack TN, Nunley RM, Barrack RL
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Mar; 32(3)987-991. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.08.008.

PMID:
    27633947
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is the Direct Superior, Iliotibial Band-Sparing Approach Associated With Decreased Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty?
Nam D, Meyer Z, Rames RD, Nunley RM, Barrack RL, Roger DJ
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Feb; 32(2)453-457. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.07.045.

PMID:
    27593731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mitochondrial Pyruvate Import Promotes Long-Term Survival of Antibody-Secreting Plasma Cells.
Lam WY, Becker AM, Kennerly KM, Wong R, Curtis JD, Llufrio EM, McCommis KS, Fahrmann J, Pizzato HA, Nunley RM, Lee J, Wolfgang MJ, Patti GJ, Finck BN, Pearce EL, Bhattacharya D
Immunity. 2016 Jul 19; 45(1)60-73. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2016.06.011.

PMID:
    27396958
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Dec; 31(12)2825-2830. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.059.

PMID:
    27378640
    [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 2017:

Company Name: Johnson & Johnson / Ethicon / DePuy

Royalties: $100,000 - $149,999

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $60,000 - $79,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Medtronic

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $100,000 - $149,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Biocomposites

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $20,000 - $39,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Cardinal Health

Royalties:

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Halyard Health

Royalties:

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Mirus

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $20,000 - $39,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Smith & Nephew

Royalties: $60,000 - $79,999

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $40,000 - $59,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018