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William M. Ricci, MD

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Orthopedic Trauma Service
Director, Clinical Operations
Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship Director

Specialty Areas

Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
Post-Traumatic Reconstruction - Orthopedic

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Orthopedic trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction. Treatment of post traumatic problems related to fractures such as non-unions, mal-unions, post-traumatic arthritis, and bone infections; treatment of complex acute fractures such as those around joints (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle) pelvic, and acetabular fractures.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Univ Medical Center, New York, New York 1997
Medical Degree: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1992
B.S.: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Open Tibia Shaft Fractures and Soft-Tissue Coverage: The Effects of Management by an Orthopaedic Microsurgical Team.
VandenBerg J, Osei D, Boyer MI, Gardner MJ, Ricci WM, Spraggs-Hughes A, McAndrew CM
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jun; 31(6)339-344. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000815.

PMID:
    28538454
    [PubMed - in process]
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Medial Clamp Tine Positioning Affects Ankle Syndesmosis Malreduction.
Cosgrove CT, Putnam SM, Cherney SM, Ricci WM, Spraggs-Hughes A, McAndrew CM, Gardner MJ
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr 29; doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000882.

PMID:
    28471914
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Transtibial Amputation Outcomes Study (TAOS): Comparing Transtibial Amputation With and Without a Tibiofibular Synostosis (Ertl) Procedure.
Bosse MJ, Morshed S, Reider L, Ertl W, Toledano J, Firoozabadi R, Seymour RB, Carroll E, Scharfstein DO, Steverson B, MacKenzie EJ, METRC.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr; 31 Suppl 1S63-S69. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000791.

PMID:
    28323804
    [PubMed - in process]
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Outcomes After Severe Distal Tibia, Ankle, and/or Foot Trauma: Comparison of Limb Salvage Versus Transtibial Amputation (OUTLET).
Bosse MJ, Teague D, Reider L, Gary JL, Morshed S, Seymour RB, Toledano J, Cannada LK, Steverson B, Scharfstein DO, Luly J, MacKenzie EJ, METRC.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr; 31 Suppl 1S48-S55. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000799.

PMID:
    28323802
    [PubMed - in process]
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Local Antibiotic Therapy to Reduce Infection After Operative Treatment of Fractures at High Risk of Infection: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial (VANCO Study).
OʼToole RV, Joshi M, Carlini AR, Murray CK, Allen LE, Scharfstein DO, Gary JL, Bosse MJ, Castillo RC, METRC.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr; 31 Suppl 1S18-S24. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000801.

PMID:
    28323797
    [PubMed - in process]
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Assessment of Severe Extremity Wound Bioburden at the Time of Definitive Wound Closure or Coverage: Correlation With Subsequent Postclosure Deep Wound Infection (Bioburden Study).
Bosse MJ, Murray CK, Carlini AR, Firoozabadi R, Manson T, Scharfstein DO, Wenke JC, Zadnik M, Castillo RC, METRC.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr; 31 Suppl 1S3-S9. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000805.

PMID:
    28323795
    [PubMed - in process]
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Simulating clamp placement across the trans-syndesmotic angle of the ankle to minimize malreduction: A radiological study.
Putnam SM, Linn MS, Spraggs-Hughes A, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
Injury. 2017 Mar; 48(3)770-775. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2017.01.029.

PMID:
    28131483
    [PubMed - in process]
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To the Editor.
Ricci WM
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb; 31(2)e73. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000757.

PMID:
    28129273
    [PubMed - in process]
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Letter to the editor.
Ricci WM
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Nov 17;

PMID:
    27941408
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Novel Augmentation Technique for Patellar Tendon Repair Improves Strength and Decreases Gap Formation: A Cadaveric Study.
Black JC, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ, McAndrew CM, Agarwalla A, Wojahn RD, Abar O, Tang SY
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Dec; 474(12)2611-2618.

PMID:
    27492687
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Knee Extensor Mechanism Repairs: Standard Suture Repair and Novel Augmentation Technique.
Meyer Z, Ricci WM
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Aug; 30 Suppl 2S30-1. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000604.

PMID:
    27441933
    [PubMed - in process]
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Introduction.
Egol KA, Ostrum RF, Ricci WM
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Aug; 30 Suppl 2S1. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000630.

PMID:
    27441922
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Effect of Transiliac-Transsacral Screw Fixation for Pelvic Ring Injuries on the Uninjured Sacroiliac Joint.
Mardam-Bey SW, Beebe MJ, Black JC, Chang EY, Kubiak EN, Bishop JA, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Sep; 30(9)463-8. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000622.

PMID:
    27144820
    [PubMed - in process]
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Incisura Morphology as a Risk Factor for Syndesmotic Malreduction.
Cherney SM, Spraggs-Hughes AG, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Jul; 37(7)748-54. doi: 10.1177/1071100716637709.

PMID:
    26979843
    [PubMed - in process]
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Increased Reduction Clamp Force Associated With Syndesmotic Overcompression.
Haynes J, Cherney S, Spraggs-Hughes A, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Jul; 37(7)722-9. doi: 10.1177/1071100716634791.

PMID:
    26915907
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical approaches to intramedullary nailing of the tibia: Comparative analysis of knee pain and functional outcomes.
Bakhsh WR, Cherney SM, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
Injury. 2016 Apr; 47(4)958-61. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.12.025.

PMID:
    26830120
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Current Opinions on Fracture Follow-up: A Survey of OTA Members Regarding Standards of Care and Implications for Clinical Research.
Ricci WM, Black JC, Tornetta P 3rd, Gardner MJ, McAndrew CM, Sanders RW
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Mar; 30(3)e100-5. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000478.

PMID:
    26569187
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In Vivo Syndesmotic Overcompression After Fixation of Ankle Fractures With a Syndesmotic Injury.
Cherney SM, Haynes JA, Spraggs-Hughes AG, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM, Gardner MJ
J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Sep; 29(9)414-9. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000356.

PMID:
    26295735
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fate of Patients With a "Surprise" Positive Culture After Nonunion Surgery.
Olszewski D, Streubel PN, Stucken C, Ricci WM, Hoffmann MF, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, Tornetta P 3rd
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Jan; 30(1)e19-23. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000417.

PMID:
    26270457
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In Response.
Gardner MJ, McAndrew CM, Ricci WM
J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Aug; 29(8)e283-4. doi: 10.1097/01.bot.0000470035.45179.dd.

PMID:
    26197023
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Wright Medical/MicroPort

Royalties: $50,001 - $100,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Cable Fix (Emfix)

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: McGinley Ortho Innovations

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Smith & Nephew

Royalties: $200,001 - $1M

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $1,000 - $10,000

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Wolters Kluwer Health

Royalties: $10,001 - $25,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017