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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

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

The Impact of Social Deprivation on Pediatric PROMIS Health Scores After Upper Extremity Fracture.
Okoroafor UC, Gerull W, Wright M, Guattery J, Sandvall B, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Oct; 43(10)897-902. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.06.119.

PMID:
    30232023
    [PubMed - in process]
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Using Patient-reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Measures to Understand the Relationship Between Improvement in Physical Function and Depressive Symptoms.
Beleckas CM, Guattery J, Chamberlain AM, Khan T, Kelly MP, Calfee RP
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Sep 13; doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-17-00039.

PMID:
    30216242
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Performance of Pediatric PROMIS CATs in Children With Upper Extremity Fractures.
Gerull WD, Okoroafor UC, Guattery J, Goldfarb CA, Wall LB, Calfee RP
Hand (N Y). 2018 Aug 6; 1558944718793195. doi: 10.1177/1558944718793195.

PMID:
    30081662
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Response to "Letter Regarding 'Perioperative Celecoxib and Postoperative Opioid Use in Hand Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study'".
Calfee RP, Stepan JG, London DA, Osei D, Boyer MI, Dardas AZ
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jul; 43(7)e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.05.011.

PMID:
    29976390
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mental and Physical Health Disparities in Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Living With High Levels of Social Deprivation.
Wright MA, Beleckas CM, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun 23; pii: S0363-5023(17)31430-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.05.019.

PMID:
    29945843
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Correlation of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) scores with legacy patient-reported outcome scores in patients undergoing rotator cuff repair.
Patterson BM, Orvets ND, Aleem AW, Keener JD, Calfee RP, Nixon DC, Chamberlain AM
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jun; 27(6S)S17-S23. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2018.03.023.

PMID:
    29776469
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anxiety in the orthopedic patient: using PROMIS to assess mental health.
Beleckas CM, Prather H, Guattery J, Wright M, Kelly M, Calfee RP
Qual Life Res. 2018 May 8; doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-1867-7.

PMID:
    29740783
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Salvaging a Failed Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Implant.
Aversano FJ, Calfee RP
Hand Clin. 2018 May; 34(2)217-227. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2017.12.011.

PMID:
    29625641
    [PubMed - in process]
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CORR Insights®: Is Physician Empathy Associated With Differences in Pain and Functional Limitations After a Hand Surgeon Visit?
Calfee RP
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Apr; 476(4)808-809. doi: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000192.

PMID:
    29432273
    [PubMed - in process]
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Floor Effect of PROMIS Depression CAT Associated With Hasty Completion in Orthopaedic Surgery Patients.
Guattery JM, Dardas AZ, Kelly M, Chamberlain A, McAndrew C, Calfee RP
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Apr; 476(4)696-703. doi: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000076.

PMID:
    29419628
    [PubMed - in process]
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Relative Prevalence of Anxiety and Depression in Patients With Upper Extremity Conditions.
Beleckas CM, Wright M, Prather H, Chamberlain A, Guattery J, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun; 43(6)571.e1-571.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.006.

PMID:
    29395589
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Prospective Observational Assessment of Unicortical Distal Screw Placement During Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures.
Dardas AZ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Osei DA, Dy CJ, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 May; 43(5)448-454. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.018.

PMID:
    29395586
    [PubMed - in process]
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Arthroscopic Diagnosis of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Foveal Tear: A Cadaver Assessment.
Trehan SK, Wall LB, Calfee RP, Shen TS, Dy CJ, Yannascoli SM, Goldfarb CA
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jul; 43(7)680.e1-680.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.017.

PMID:
    29395584
    [PubMed - in process]
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Letter about a Published Paper.
Goldfarb CA, Wall LB, Calfee RP, Bae DS, Oishi SN
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Feb; 43(2)219. doi: 10.1177/1753193417741386.

PMID:
    29378494
    [PubMed - in process]
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Perioperative Celecoxib and Postoperative Opioid Use in Hand Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Stepan JG, London DA, Osei DA, Boyer MI, Dardas AZ, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Apr; 43(4)346-353. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.11.001.

PMID:
    29274661
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparative Morbidity of Cubital Tunnel Surgeries: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Staples R, London DA, Dardas AZ, Goldfarb CA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Mar; 43(3)207-213. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.10.033.

PMID:
    29223632
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

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