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John Clohisy, M.D.

John Clohisy, M.D.

John C. Clohisy, M.D., focuses his treatment on adolescents and young adults with hip disorders and those in need of hip reconstructive surgery, knee reconstruction surgery and general orthopaedic surgery. In particular, his specialties include sports injuries, hip impingement, hip dysplasia, Perthes deformities, nonarthritic and early hip joint problems. His surgical expertise is in hip arthroscopy, osteotomies, impingement procedures and replacement procedures, with a special interest in hip replacement and hip resurfacing in young patients.

Dr. Clohisy is professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and is director of Center for Adolescent and Young Hip Disorders and director of the Fellowship in Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement program. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


  • Medical Degree, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Center
  • Fellowship, Orthopedic Research Fellowship, Saint Louis University Medical School
  • Fellowship, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med School, Cambridge, Mass.

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