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Ryan P Calfee, MD

Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Hand and Wrist Surgery (Orthopedic)
Orthopedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity (Orthopedic)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Clinical Interest

Orthopedics, hand surgery, wrist surgery, carpal tunnel, elbow surgery

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-514-3500
Fax: 314-747-2599

Education

Education

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 2006
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 2008
B.A. Neuro-Biology and Medical Ethics: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 1997
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Dorsal proximal interphalangeal joint fracture-dislocations: evaluation and treatment.
Adams JE, Calfee RP, Vitale MA, Strauch RJ, Barron OA
Instr Course Lect. 2015; 64261-72.

PMID:
    25745912
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of surgical revision after in situ decompression of the ulnar nerve.
Krogue JD, Aleem AW, Osei DA, Goldfarb CA, Calfee RP
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Apr; 24(4)634-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.12.015.

PMID:
    25660241
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term outcomes following a single corticosteroid injection for trigger finger.
Wojahn RD, Foeger NC, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov 19; 96(22)1849-54. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00004.

PMID:
    25410501
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trigger finger: assessment of surgeon and patient preferences and priorities for decision making.
Döring AC, Hageman MG, Mulder FJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Nov; 39(11)2208-13.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.08.010.

PMID:
    25283491
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The efficacy of 95-Hz topical vibration in pain reduction for trigger finger injection: a placebo-controlled, prospective, randomized trial.
Park KW, Boyer MI, Calfee RP, Goldfarb CA, Osei DA
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Nov; 39(11)2203-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.047.

PMID:
    25218139
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of revision surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome.
Aleem AW, Krogue JD, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Nov; 39(11)2141-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.013.

PMID:
    25169417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Carpal tunnel syndrome: assessment of surgeon and patient preferences and priorities for decision-making.
Hageman MG, Kinaci A, Ju K, Guitton TG, Mudgal CS, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep; 39(9)1799-1804.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.035.

PMID:
    25087865
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interobserver variability in the treatment of little finger metacarpal neck fractures.
Tosti R, Ilyas AM, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep; 39(9)1722-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.023.

PMID:
    25034789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of obesity on complications of elbow, forearm, and hand surgeries.
London DA, Stepan JG, Lalchandani GR, Okoroafor UC, Wildes TS, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Aug; 39(8)1578-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.007.

PMID:
    24975260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of depression and pain catastrophization on initial presentation and treatment outcomes for atraumatic hand conditions.
London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 May 21; 96(10)806-14. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00755.

PMID:
    24875021
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blood glucose levels in diabetic patients following corticosteroid injections into the hand and wrist.
Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Apr; 39(4)706-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.014.

PMID:
    24679910
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adult scaphoid fracture.
Carpenter CR, Pines JM, Schuur JD, Muir M, Calfee RP, Raja AS
Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Feb; 21(2)101-21. doi: 10.1111/acem.12317.

PMID:
    24673666
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Determining the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire minimal clinically important difference by means of three methods.
London DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3)616-25. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000034.

PMID:
    24572853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In reply:.
Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan; 39(1)173-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.11.026.

PMID:
    24369948
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of suture caliber and number of core suture strands on zone II flexor tendon repair: a study in human cadavers.
Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb; 39(2)262-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.11.001.

PMID:
    24342261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Performance characteristics of the verbal QuickDASH.
London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan; 39(1)100-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.09.041.

PMID:
    24268831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accuracy of patient recall of hand and elbow disability on the QuickDASH questionnaire over a two-year period.
Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20; 95(22)e176. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01485.

PMID:
    24257676
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ligamentous hyperlaxity and dorsal wrist ganglions.
McKeon KE, London DA, Osei DA, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11)2138-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.109.

PMID:
    24206976
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The utility of prenatal ultrasound as a screening tool for upper extremity congenital anomalies.
Gray BL, Calfee RP, Dicke JM, Steffen J, Goldfarb CA
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11)2106-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.091.

PMID:
    24055134
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiographic diagnosis of scapholunate dissociation among intra-articular fractures of the distal radius: interobserver reliability.
Gradl G, Neuhaus V, Fuchsberger T, Guitton TG, Prommersberger KJ, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep; 38(9)1685-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.05.039.

PMID:
    23910379
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Orthopedics, hand surgery, wrist surgery, carpal tunnel, elbow surgery