Jay D. Keener

Jay D. Keener, MD

  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Orthopedics

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.

Patients Seen At

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


  • English



2004 Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri


2003 Orthopedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Medical Degree

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


1991 Physical Therapy, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia

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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Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

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Company Name: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.Royalties: $1 - $9,999Equity: NoConsulting/Advisory Board: $60,000 - $79,999Speaker Fees: $1 - $9,999Reporting Date: 05/01/2020