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Practice Overview

Charles Goldfarb, MD

Charles Goldfarb, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Pediatric and Adolescent Musculoskeletal Diseases, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Orthopedic Surgery and Co-Chief, Hand and Wrist Service
Medical Director, WU Orthopedics/Chesterfield

Peterson Hand Center 

Clinical Office Locations
Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)
Barnes Jewish Hospital
4921 Parkview Place
St Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Children's Hospital
4S60, Suite 1B
One Children's Place
St Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center
13001 N Outer Forty Rd., Suite 1C
Town and Country, MO 63017

Shriners Hospital for Children
4400 Clayton Ave.
St Louis, MO 63110

Washington University Orthopedics / Chesterfield
14532 S. Outer Forty Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Common Procedures
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release, elbow, wrist and hand arthroscopy, arthritic wrist and hand reconstruction, treatment of common hand disorders including trigger finger, tendonitis, hand masses. Treatment of congenital hand abnormalities including syndactyly, polydactyly, hypoplastic thumb, and clubhand.

Common Diagnoses Treated
Wrist ligament injury, elbow pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger digit, tendonitis, degenerative arthritis, TFCC tears, syndactyly, polydactyly, clubhand, stiff elbow.

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Dr. Goldfarb's Congenital Hand Blog

Washington University and St. Louis Children's Young Athlete Center

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

International Dupuytren Society

Dr. Goldfarb's Videos

Physician Profile Video

Congenital Hand Overview

Congenital Trigger Thumb

Extra Digits

Osteochondral Defects

Radial Longitudinal Deficiency


Wrist sprains

Thumb pain (Gamekeeper's /skier's thumb)

Pediatric Orthopedic Sports Injuries


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