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The faculty in the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery have a range of specialties including traumatology, pediatrics and sports medicine.

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

Howard M. Place, M.D.
Professor and chairman, Orthopaedic Surgery
Spinal Deformity and Reconstructive Spine Surgery
Interim director, Institute of Neurological Diseases
Gary Bledsoe, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Research
John A. Boudreau, M.D.
Associate professor,  Orthopaedic Traumatology
Elizabeth Engel, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 
David D. Greenberg, M.D.
Associate professor, Orthopaedic Oncology
Assistant director, Orthopaedic Residency Program
Heidi Israel, Ph.D.
Associate professor, Orthopaedic Research
Scott G. Kaar, M. D.
Associate professor, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
David E. Karges, D.O.
Professor, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Orthopaedic Traumatology
Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Trauma Fellowship Program
Djoldas Kuldjanov, M.D.
Professor, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Sarah H. McBride-Gagyi, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
Berton R. Moed, M.D.
Professor and past chairman
Orthopaedic Traumatology
Robert A. Morgan, M.D.
Associate professor, Spinal Deformity and Reconstructive Spine Surgery
Daemeon A. Nicolaou, M.D.
Assistant professor, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Thomas J. Otto, M.D.
 Professor, Joint Reconstruction and General Orthopaedic Surgery
Aki Puryear, M.D.
Associate professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Thomas Revak, D.O.
Assistant professor, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Pooria Salari, M.D.
Assistant professor, Spinal Deformity and Reconstructive Spine Surgery
Megan Walters, M.D.
Assistant professor, Foot and Ankle Surgery
John B. Weltmer, M.D.
Adjunct associate professor, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Jeffrey B. Whiting, M.D.
Associate professor, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement
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