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Terra Rupert Blatnik, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Nonoperative treatment of all musculoskeletal sports-related conditions in pediatric and adolescent patients ages 5 and above, including overuse injuries in children, apophysitis, sports-related concussions, female athlete triad, shoulder pain, elbow pain, wrist injuries, hip pain, knee injuries, ankle sprains, finger and toe injuries, stress fractures, simple fractures, clavicle fractures and shin splints.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Office Phone: 314-514-3500



Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine : Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH 2012
Residency, Pediatrics: University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland, OH 2010
Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH 2007
BS, Biology: Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Postinjection Muscle Fibrosis from Lupron.
Everest E, Tsilianidis LA, Raissouni N, Ballock T, Blatnik T, Haider A, Rogers DG, Schweiger BM
Case Rep Pediatr. 2015; 2015938264. doi: 10.1155/2015/938264.

Related citations

Bilateral knee pain in a high-level gymnast.
Blatnik TR, Briskin S
Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Jan; 23(1)77-9. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e31825c464d.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dr. Blatnik offers Thursday appointments until at 6:00 PM at the St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center. 

Areas of Research Interest

Youth injury prevention, sports-related concussions and the female athlete