Jonathon D. Backus

Jonathon D. Backus, MD

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Specializes In
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Orthopedics
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Ankle impingement, ankle instability, syndesmosis injuries, osteaochondral lesions of the talus, ankle arthritis, foot and ankle trauma

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Research Interests

Syndesmotic anatomy and injuries, ankle instability, Achilles tendon rupture treatment, post-traumatic arthritis, osteochondral lesions of the talus, foot and ankle trauma

Publications & Research

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Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery

2016 The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

2015 Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

BS: Molecular and Cellular Biology

2005 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL