John Clohisy, MD

John C. Clohisy, MD

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Specializes In
  • Orthopedics
  • Hip & Knee
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Special interest in hip disorders of the young adult and adolescent including: sports injuries, hip impingement, hip dysplasia, Perthes deformities, non-arthritic and early hip joint problems. Surgical expertise in hip arthroscopy, osteotomies, impingement procedures and replacement procedures. Disorders of the hip and knee; interests include total joint replacement surgery, minimally invasive hip replacement, hip resurfacing, and hip and knee revision procedures. Special interest in hip replacement and hip resurfacing in young patients.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division



Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Center for Adolescent and Young Hip Disorders
Chief, Adult Reconstructive Surgery Service
Director, Fellowship in Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement

Research Interests

The diagnosis and treatment of pre-arthritic and early arthritic hip disorders, optimizing joint replacement procedures in young patients and total joint arthroplasty patient surveillance.

Publications & Research

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1992 Orthopedic Research Fellowship, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri


1997 Adult Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surg, Mass Gen Hosp/Harvard Med School, Cambridge, Massachusetts


1996 Orthopedic Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Medical Degree

1989 Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Financial Disclosures
  • Zimmer-Biomet
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2023
  • MicroPort Ortho
    • Royalties: $80,000 - $99,999
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2023

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