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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

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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
Phone: 314-514-3500

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

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: 314-747-2599

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

Performance of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Upper Extremity (UE) Versus Physical Function (PF) Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs) in Upper Extremity Clinics.
Beleckas CM, Padovano A, Guattery J, Chamberlain AM, Keener JD, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Nov; 42(11)867-874. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.06.012.

PMID:
    28709794
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Effect of Price on Surgeons' Choice of Implants: A Randomized Controlled Survey.
Wasterlain AS, Melamed E, Bello R, Karia R, Capo JT, Science of Variation Group.
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Aug; 42(8)593-601.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.05.005.

PMID:
    28606437
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Central Slip Fracture: Results of Operative Treatment of Volar Fracture Subluxations/Dislocations of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint.
Meyer ZI, Goldfarb CA, Calfee RP, Wall LB
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Jul; 42(7)572.e1-572.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.03.030.

PMID:
    28476538
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-Term Effectiveness of Repeat Corticosteroid Injections for Trigger Finger.
Dardas AZ, VandenBerg J, Shen T, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Apr; 42(4)227-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.02.001.

PMID:
    28372638
    [PubMed - in process]
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The (in)stability of 21st century orthopedic patient contact information and its implications on clinical research: A cross-sectional study.
London DA, Stepan JG, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
Clin Trials. 2017 Apr; 14(2)187-191. doi: 10.1177/1740774516677275.

PMID:
    28359191
    [PubMed - in process]
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Erratum to: 6-week radiographs unsuitable for diagnosis of suspected scaphoid fractures.
Mallee WH, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Goslings JC, Ring D, Doornberg JN, Science of Variation Group.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2017 May; 137(5)733. doi: 10.1007/s00402-017-2663-5.

PMID:
    28283742
    [PubMed - in process]
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Locking Plate Arthrodesis Compares Favorably with LRTI for Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis: Early Outcomes from a Longitudinal Cohort Study.
Kazmers NH, Hippensteel KJ, Calfee RP, Wall LB, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH, Osei DA
HSS J. 2017 Feb; 13(1)54-60. doi: 10.1007/s11420-016-9527-3.

PMID:
    28167875
    [PubMed]
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Revision Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition for Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: A Case-Control Investigation.
Sadhu A, Calfee RP, Guthrie A, Wall LB
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Dec; 41(12)1114-1121. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.09.005.

PMID:
    27751779
    [PubMed - in process]
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Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Staged Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis.
Park KW, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Osei DA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov; 24(11)796-804.

PMID:
    27668663
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of a Musculoskeletal Clerkship on Orthopedic Surgery Applicant Diversity.
London DA, Calfee RP, Boyer MI
Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep/Oct; 45(6)E347-E351.

PMID:
    27737294
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes following Peripheral Nerve Decompression with and without Associated Double Crush Syndrome: A Case Control Study.
Wessel LE, Fufa DT, Canham RB, La Bore A, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan; 139(1)119-127. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002863.

PMID:
    27627055
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preferences for Shared Decision Making in Older Adult Patients With Orthopedic Hand Conditions.
Dardas AZ, Stockburger C, Boone S, An T, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Oct; 41(10)978-987. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.096.

PMID:
    27524694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Interpretation of Post-operative Distal Humerus Radiographs After Internal Fixation: Prediction of Later Loss of Fixation.
Claessen FMAP, Stoop N, Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, van den Bekerom MPJ, Ring D, Science of Variation Group.
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Oct; 41(10)e337-e341. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.094.

PMID:
    27522299
    [PubMed - in process]
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Postural Stability in Older Adults with a Distal Radial Fracture.
Louer CR, Boone SL, Guthrie AK, Motley JR, Calfee RP, Wall LB
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jul 20; 98(14)1176-82. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.00963.

PMID:
    27440565
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of ice on pain after corticosteroid injection in the hand and wrist: a randomized controlled trial.
An TW, Boone SL, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Nov; 41(9)984-989. doi: 10.1177/1753193416657678.

PMID:
    27402283
    [PubMed - in process]
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Progressive elbow pain.
Descatha A, Despréaux T, Calfee RP, Evanoff B, Saint-Lary O
BMJ. 2016 Apr 5; 353i1391. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i1391.

PMID:
    27048479
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Unified Approach to Outcomes Assessment for Distal Radius Fractures.
Waljee JF, Ladd A, MacDermid JC, Rozental TD, Wolfe SW, Distal Radius Outcomes Consortium.
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Apr; 41(4)565-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.02.001.

PMID:
    26952734
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Letter Regarding "Commentary on 'The Impact of Uninterrupted Warfarin on Hand and Wrist Surgery'".
Calfee RP, Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar; 41(3)490. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.11.029.

PMID:
    26920120
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interobserver Agreement of the Eaton-Glickel Classification for Trapeziometacarpal and Scaphotrapezial Arthrosis.
Becker SJ, Bruinsma WE, Guitton TG, van der Horst CM, Strackee SD, Ring D, Science of Variation Group.
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Apr; 41(4)532-540.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.12.028.

PMID:
    26826947
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CORR Insights(®): What Is the Radiographic Prevalence of Incidental Kienböck Disease?
Calfee RP
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar; 474(3)814-5. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4647-5.

PMID:
    26626924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

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