J. Eric Gordon, MD

J. Eric Gordon, MD

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Gordon is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopedics. His primary interests include the treatment of limb length discrepancy in children and adults as well as hip problems in children and adolescents. He has clinical expertise in the evaluation and treatment of lower extremity angulatory and rotational deformities, simple and complex upper and lower extremity fractures, external fixation, trauma, treatment of pediatric hip conditions, congenital and developmental problems, neuromuscular problems in children, Blount’s disease (Tibia Vara). He is also interested in the continuing development of a pediatric femoral nail, the treatment of difficult pediatric fractures and reconstructive procedures for lower extremity deformities.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Blount's disease (Tibia vara)
  • Congenital and acquired limb length discrepancy
  • Femoral anteversion
  • Fractures of the upper and lower extremities
  • Hip dysplasia and dislocation
  • Metatarsus adductus
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Talipes equinovarus (Clubfoot)
  • Tibial torsion

Common Procedures

  • Closed femoral shortening
  • Closed intramedullary nailing of fractures
  • Epiphyseodesis
  • Femoral and tibial osteotomies for rotational and angulatory problems
  • Femoral derotational osteotomy
  • Hemiepiphyseodesis for angular deformities
  • Internal fixations of fractures
  • Limb lengthening
  • Open/closed reduction of fractures
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Varus osteotomy

Clinical Office Locations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

    4S60, Suite 1B

    One Children's Place

    St Louis, MO 63110

  • 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
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Selected Publications

Manuscripts in Press

Research Interests

Limb lengthening, correction of lower extremity angulatory and rotational deformities, common and difficult pediatric fractures, and development of pediatric fixation devices.

Clinical Interests

Evaluation and treatment of lower extremity angulatory and rotational deformities, simple and complex upper and lower extremity fractures, external fixation, trauma, treatment of pediatric hip conditions, congenital and developmental problems, neuromuscular problems in children, Blount’s disease (Tibia Vara)

Background

Dr. Gordon is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopaedics. His primary interests include the treatment of limb length discrepancy in children and adults as well as hip problems in children and adolescents. He is also interested in the continuing development of a pediatric femoral nail, the treatment of difficult pediatric fractures and reconstructive procedures for lower extremity deformities.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Certified 1996; Recertified as Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certified August 2003 through December 2016

Medical Degree

  • University of California – Davis

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Creighton-Nebraska Health Foundation (Creighton University and University of Nebraska)

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
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Dr. Gordon’s Office Locations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

4S60, Suite 1B

One Children's Place

St Louis, MO 63110

Shriners Hospital for Children

4400 Clayton Ave.

St Louis, MO 63110

Washington University Orthopedics – Chesterfield

14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

Chesterfield, MO 63017

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