Jay D. Keener

Jay D. Keener, MD

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


Sees Patients For

Shoulder and elbow arthroscopic surgery, shoulder instability, throwing shoulder injuries, labral tears and biceps tendon injuries, rotator cuff disease/tears, frozen shoulder syndrome, shoulder and elbow arthritis, shoulder fractures, minimally invasive shoulder fracture fixation, shoulder and elbow joint replacement, reverse shoulder arthroplasty, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Service

Research Interests

Clinical outcome studies of reconstructive shoulder and elbow surgery including: rotator cuff disease (partial and full thickness rotator cuff tears), shoulder and elbow arthritis, proximal humerus fractures, shoulder tendon transfers and labral/biceps tendon repairs. Outcomes of various resident education teaching methods. Basic science interests: biomechanical constructs for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff injuries.

Publications & Research

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Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction

2004 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

2003 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Medical Degree

1998 West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

B.S.: Physical Therapy

1991 West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

Financial Disclosures
  • Genesis
    • Equity: Yes
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2024
  • Shoulder Innovations
    • Royalties: $10,000 - $19,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2024
  • Stryker / Wright
    • Royalties: > $250,000
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $60,000 - $79,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2024

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