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Charles A Goldfarb, MD

Dr. Goldfarb is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and hand surgery and he has completed a fellowship in hand and wrist surgery at the University of Cincinnati/Hand Surgery Specialists. Dr. Goldfarb cares for patients of all ages with surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He is particularly committed to the care of children with birth and acquired problems of the upper extremity. This includes birth anomalies, difficulties related to trauma, and acquired conditions of any type including tumors. He regularly lectures and writes on congenital (birth) anomalies of the upper extremity. Minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures are preferred when appropriate. Dr. Goldfarb is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Orthopedics
43
Male
1996
2002
Hand Surgery - certified
Orthopedic Surgery - certified
Orthopedics-Pediatric
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

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Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Education

Medical School: University of Alabama
Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
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Humana POS-Medicare
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Medicare
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MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
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Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
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Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
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Skeletal and chronological ages in American adolescents: current findings in skeletal maturation.Calfee RP, Sutter M, Steffen JA, Goldfarb CA.J Child Orthop. 2010 Oct;4(5):467-70. Epub 2010 Sep 2.

PMID:
21966312
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMyxoid chondrosarcoma of the phalanx with an EWS translocation: a case report and review of the literature.Bumpass DB, Kyriakos M, Rubin DA, Manske PR, Goldfarb CA.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Mar 16;93(6):e23. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
21411698
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCongenital hand surgery research and education: observations of the 2009-2010 Bunnell Traveling Fellow.Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Apr;36(4):699-702.

PMID:
21411236
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsIntra-articular radial head fracture in the skeletally immature patient: progressive radial head subluxation and rapid radiocapitellar degeneration.Van Zeeland NL, Bae DS, Goldfarb CA.J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Mar;31(2):124-9.

PMID:
21307704
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDefining ulnar variance in the adolescent wrist: measurement technique and interobserver reliability.Goldfarb CA, Strauss NL, Wall LB, Calfee RP.J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Feb;36(2):272-7.

PMID:
21276890
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsClinical assessment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow: reliability of instability testing and the association of hypermobility with clinical symptoms.Calfee RP, Manske PR, Gelberman RH, Van Steyn MO, Steffen J, Goldfarb CA.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec 1;92(17):2801-8.

PMID:
21123610
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsA child with longitudinal cleavage of the upper extremity: treatment and etiology considerations.Shah C, Manske PR, Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Nov;35(11):1762-7. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

PMID:
20951510
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUlnocarpal epiphyseal arthrodesis for recurrent deformity after centralization for radial longitudinal deficiency.Pike JM, Manske PR, Steffen JA, Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Nov;35(11):1755-61. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

PMID:
20932693
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsArthroscopic management of traumatic peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears.Strauss NL, Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jan;36(1):136-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
20888143
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsHand trauma: a prospective evaluation of patients transferred to a level I trauma center.Patterson JM, Boyer MI, Ricci WM, Goldfarb CA.Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Apr;39(4):196-200.

PMID:
20512173
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsTransfer of the patient with musculoskeletal injuries to a Level I trauma center: is the system working?Goldfarb CA.J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Jun;24(6):340-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
20502211
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSurgical correction of clinodactyly: two straightforward techniques.Strauss NL, Goldfarb CA.Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2010 Mar;14(1):54-7.

PMID:
20216055
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCongenital hand differences.Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Sep;34(7):1351-6. Review.

PMID:
19700077
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAmniotic constriction band: a multidisciplinary assessment of etiology and clinical presentation.Goldfarb CA, Sathienkijkanchai A, Robin NH.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Jul;91 Suppl 4:68-75. No abstract available.

PMID:
19571071
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsIncidence and treatment of complications, suboptimal outcomes, and functional deficiencies after pollicization.Goldfarb CA, Monroe E, Steffen J, Manske PR.J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Sep;34(7):1291-7. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

PMID:
19540079
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCongenital hand surgery: what's new and what's coming.Goldfarb CA.Hand Clin. 2009 May;25(2):293-9. Review.

PMID:
19380067
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCongenital failure of formation of the upper limb.Manske PR, Goldfarb CA.Hand Clin. 2009 May;25(2):157-70. Review.

PMID:
19380058
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsArthroscopic findings in gout of the wrist.Wilczynski MC, Gelberman RH, Adams A, Goldfarb CA.J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Feb;34(2):244-50. Epub 2009 Jan 9.

PMID:
19135809
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCentral ray deficiency: subjective and objective outcome of cleft reconstruction.Goldfarb CA, Chia B, Manske PR.J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Nov;33(9):1579-88.

PMID:
18984341
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThumb size and appearance following reconstruction of radial polydactyly.Goldfarb CA, Patterson JM, Maender A, Manske PR.J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Oct;33(8):1348-53.

PMID:
18929199
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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