Alexander W. Aleem

Alexander W. Aleem, MD

Specializes In
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Orthopedics
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic labral repair, total and reverse shoulder replacement, total elbow replacement, reconstruction of tendon and ligament injuries in the shoulder and elbow, arthroscopy of the elbow, reconstruction of the acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints, fracture fixation in shoulder and elbow. Rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, shoulder instability, shoulder and elbow arthritis, elbow instability, tendon and ligament injuries in the shoulder and elbow, fractures of the shoulder and elbow, biceps tendon injuries, injuries in the throwing athlete.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes research on shoulder replacement surgery, biomechanics of shoulder replacements, and long-term clinical outcomes of rotator cuff repair. Additional research interests include development of new implant designs and value-based research in shoulder and elbow surgery. 

Publications & Research

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Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

2016 The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery

2015 Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Medical Degree

2010 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO