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Orthopedic Care

Whether you are suffering from a sports injury, degenerative arthritis or any musculoskeletal condition, the Washington University orthopedic specialists at Barnes-Jewish Hospital provide a full complement of orthopedic care to meet your needs.

Combining the best in inpatient treatment, outpatient care and rehabilitation, our orthopedic specialists are the team physicians for professional sports teams in St. Louis, including the St. Louis Rams football and St. Louis Blues hockey team, as well as for all Washington University athletic teams.

To provide highly specialized orthopedic care, we offer orthopedic services in the following specialties:

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Patients treated at Barnes-Jewish Hospital benefit from compassionate, multidisciplinary medical and surgical teams.  These specialists are among the top in the country and specifically trained to develop an individual treatment plan and rehabilitation plan to return you to activity.

Patients seeking comprehensive evaluations will have access to a multidisciplinary team of orthopedic specialists including:

  • orthopedic surgeons
  • physiatrists (physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation)
  • sports medicine specialists
  • diagnostic radiologists
  • orthopedic technicians
  • occupational and physical therapists
  • orthotists (a certified orthopedic specialist who designs and creates custom braces)
  • pedorthotists (a certified specialist who crafts custom shoes and shoe inserts)
  • nurse practitioners and registered nurses.
US News & World Report Barnes-Jewish Hospital is ranked nationally in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report.

Orthopedic Clinical Trials and Current Research

Washington University physicians are active in basic science and clinical research. They are involved in improving the standard of care by developing innovative surgical techniques, and they can apply this knowledge and innovation directly to your care. Their commitment to maintaining leadership in orthopedic surgery research and clinical care translates into premier patient care.

Our orthopedic surgery departments receives research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The department continually challenges itself to conduct research that makes a difference in the care of patients and in the advancement of knowledge of musculoskeletal diseases. 

Locations

Our specialists see patients at the following locations:

Lukas Zebala, MD

Dr. Zebala is a Washington University orthopedic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish who focuses his practice on degenerative spine conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

 
Find a doctor or make an appointment:
General Information: (314) 747-3000
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
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