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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

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 Sep 23;

PMID:
    27668663
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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. 2016 Sep 10;

PMID:
    27627055
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Aug 11; pii: S0363-5023(16)30378-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.096.

PMID:
    27524694
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Interpretation of Post-operative Distal Humerus Radiographs After Internal Fixation: Prediction of Later Loss of Fixation.
Claessen FM, Stoop N, Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, van den Bekerom MP, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Aug 10; pii: S0363-5023(16)30376-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.094.

PMID:
    27522299
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 Jul 8; pii: 1753193416657678.

PMID:
    27402283
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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The Impact of Uninterrupted Warfarin on Hand and Wrist Surgery.
Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Nov; 40(11)2133-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.07.037.

PMID:
    26432767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synpolydactyly of the hand: a radiographic classification.
Wall LB, Bae DS, Oishi SN, Calfee RP, Goldfarb CA
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Mar; 41(3)301-7. doi: 10.1177/1753193415598281.

PMID:
    26269507
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Management of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
Boone S, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Sep; 40(9)1897-904; quiz 1904. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.03.011.

PMID:
    26243318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factors associated with failure of nonoperative treatment in lateral epicondylitis.
Knutsen EJ, Calfee RP, Chen RE, Goldfarb CA, Park KW, Osei DA
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9)2133-7. doi: 10.1177/0363546515590220.

PMID:
    26122386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recognition and fixation of crista supinatoris fractures in Monteggia injuries.
Louer CR, Calfee RP
Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2015 Jun; 19(2)84-7. doi: 10.1097/BTH.0000000000000084.

PMID:
    25989397
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: A Prospective Clinical Evaluation of the Thumb Adduction and Extension Provocative Tests.
Gelberman RH, Boone S, Osei DA, Cherney S, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jul; 40(7)1285-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.04.012.

PMID:
    25986651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do Surgeons Treat Their Patients Like They Would Treat Themselves?
Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov; 473(11)3564-72. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4304-z.

PMID:
    25957212
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Looped versus single-stranded flexor tendon repairs: a cadaveric mechanical study.
Calfee RP, Boone S, Stepan JG, Osei DA, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 May; 40(5)958-62.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.01.035.

PMID:
    25801581
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Areas of Research Interest

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