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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

  • 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

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

It's a Brave New World: Alternative Payment Models and Value Creation in Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Cizmic Z, Nunley RM, O'Neill O, Bosco JA, Iorio R
Instr Course Lect. 2019; 68659-674.

PMID:
    32032129
    [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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Proteomic analysis of synovial fluid identifies periostin as a biomarker for anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Brophy RH, Cai L, Duan X, Zhang Q, Townsend RR, Nunley RM, Guilak F, Rai MF
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2019 Dec; 27(12)1778-1789. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2019.08.002.

PMID:
    31430535
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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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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Patient Attitudes Toward Resident and Fellow Participation in Orthopedic Surgery.
Nahhas CR, Yi PH, Culvern C, Cross MB, Akhavan S, Johnson SR, Nunley RM, Bozic KJ, Della Valle CJ
J Arthroplasty. 2019 Sep; 34(9)1884-1888.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.04.035.

PMID:
    31133429
    [PubMed - in process]
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Distinct expression pattern of periostin splice variants in chondrocytes and ligament progenitor cells.
Cai L, Brophy RH, Tycksen ED, Duan X, Nunley RM, Rai MF
FASEB J. 2019 Jul; 33(7)8386-8405. doi: 10.1096/fj.201802281R.

PMID:
    30991832
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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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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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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Clinical Practice Guidelines in Action: Differences in Femoral Neck Fracture Management by Trauma and Arthroplasty Training.
Stambough JB, Nunley RM, Spraggs-Hughes AG, Gardner MJ, Ricci WM, McAndrew CM
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Apr 15; 27(8)287-294. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-17-00760.

PMID:
    30278016
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Learning curve with a new primary total knee arthroplasty implant: a multicenter perspective with more than 2000 patients.
Whittaker JP, Dwyer KA, Howard J, Huey V, Lesko J, Nunley RM, Verdonk P
Arthroplast Today. 2018 Sep; 4(3)348-353. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2018.05.004.

PMID:
    30186920
    [PubMed]
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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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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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Metabolic and Transcriptional Modules Independently Diversify Plasma Cell Lifespan and Function.
Lam WY, Jash A, Yao CH, D'Souza L, Wong R, Nunley RM, Meares GP, Patti GJ, Bhattacharya D
Cell Rep. 2018 Aug 28; 24(9)2479-2492.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.07.084.

PMID:
    30157439
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Oct; 33(10)3130-3137. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.06.020.

PMID:
    30001882
    [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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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; 130(1)179-183. doi: 10.3171/2017.8.JNS171260.

PMID:
    29393761
    [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: Avanos Medical/Halyard Health

Royalties:

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: Depuy Synthes / Johnson & Johnson

Royalties: $100,000 - $149,999

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: Medtronic

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: > $250,000

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: ROM3 Rehab

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: Microport Orthopedics Inc.

Royalties:

Equity: No

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

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019