Meet Our Physicians


Left to right: Christopher Dy, MD, MPH, Charles Goldfarb, MD, Ryan Calfee, MD, MSc, Lindley Wall, MD, Richard Gelberman, MD, Martin Boyer, MD, FRCS(C). Not pictured: David Brogan, MD, MSc


Martin Boyer, MD, FRCS(C), Co-Chief of Service
Dr. Boyer serves as the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Boyer earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1988. He subsequently completed two fellowships at Stonybrook Health Sciences Center at the University of Toronto and the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Boyer specializes in hand and wrist surgery and microsurgery. Among his clinical interests are traumatic, degenerative, and neuromuscular conditions of the hand and upper extremities in both adults and children. Dr. Boyer is listed in Best Doctors in America. 

Charles Goldfarb, MDCharles Goldfarb, MD, Co-Chief of Service, Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Orthopedic Surgery and Vice Chair of Pediatric and Adolescent Musculoskeletal Diseases
Dr. Goldfarb is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Board-certified in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery, Dr. Goldfarb graduated from Williams College and earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL in 1996. He served a residency in orthopedic surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 2001 and completed a fellowship in hand and wrist surgery at the University of Cincinnati/Hand Surgery Specialists in 2002. Dr. Goldfarb's clinical interests include surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow, particularly pediatric orthopedic surgery focusing on congenital hand conditions, fractures, and reconstruction, as well as arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries and arthritic conditions of the elbow, wrist, and hand. Listed in America's Top Doctors since 2007, Dr. Goldfarb also specializes in minimally invasive treatment, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release. 

David Brogan, MD, MScDavid Brogan, MD, MSc
Dr. Brogan is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Brogan earned a Master of Science degree in medical engineering and physics from King's College, University of London, then an international health policy from the London School of Economics. He then earned his Medical Degree from Washington University School of Medicine. Following medical school, he earned a Residency in orthopaedic surgery from the Mayo Clinic, then completed a Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery from Duke University. Dr. Brogan specializes in treating all injuries and conditions of the hand and upper extremity, including fractures, arthritis of the wrist, elbow and hand. He has special expertise in treating nerve injuries, including peripheral nerve injuries, compression neuropathies (carpal tunnel, peroneal nerve injury, brachial plexus injury), complex microsurgical reconstruction, and upper extremity trauma.

Ryan Calfee, MD, MSc
Dr. Calfee is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Brown, and then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Calfee's practice centers on hand and wrist surgery as well as upper extremity trauma. His research interests include wrist kinematics and clinical outcomes of upper extremity reconstruction. Dr. Calfee sees patients at the Chesterfield Outpatient Orthopedic Center and The Center for Advanced Medicine. 

Christopher Dy, MD, MPH
Dr. Dy is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree and masters of public health degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. He completed an internship at the New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY, then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency and postdoctoral research fellowship in health services at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. During this time, he received the Young Investigator research grant from the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Dy then went on to complete a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Dy has special interests in treating nerve injuries, including brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. Reflecting his interest in health services and health policy  research, Dr. Dy has been selected by the AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship and the AAOS Musculoskeletal Healthcare Disparities Symposium. 

Richard Gelberman, MD Richard Gelberman, MD
Dr. Gelberman is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and the former Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Gelberman is a nationally recognized board-certified orthopedic hand surgeon. He is a past president of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well as the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and is consistently ranked in Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Doctors. Dr. Gelberman specializes in pediatric and adult hand and wrist surgery and is president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1969. Following a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, he completed fellowships in hand/microsurgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC, and in pediatric orthopedics at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA in 1986.

Richard Gelberman, MDLindley Wall, MD
Dr. Wall is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree and also completed her residency at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Wall then completed the Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship in Cincinnati, OH in addition to a Pediatric Hand Surgery Fellowship at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, TX. Dr. Wall's clinical interests are in the evaluation and treatment of congenital and upper extremity abnormalities, pediatric upper extremity trauma, birth and adult brachial plexus, work-related injuries, degenerative and rheumatic arthritis conditions, nerve compression syndromes, and traumatic reconstruction. Dr. Wall sees patients at The Center for Advanced Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Shriner's Hospital for Children. 

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