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Devyani Hunt, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology
Director, Medical Program for Performing Artists

Clinical Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests
Dr. Hunt’s clinical interests include the conservative management of all musculoskeletal conditions and injuries with a special interest in young adult hip problems, performing arts medicine, and female athletes. This includes injuries related to dancers, musicians and pregnancy related problems. Dr. Hunt is the Director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists, focusing on musculoskeletal disorders for artists, and served as a team physician for Saint Louis Athletica in 2008-2009 season.

Research Interests
Dr. Hunt has focused her research interests on the young adult hip and performing arts medicine.

Dr. Hunt earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University Medical School, where she was involved with the medical program for the performing arts. Dr. Hunt completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal medicine and interventional spine care in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Her practice focuses on interventional spine care, women's musculoskeletal health and performing arts medicine. Dr. Hunt sees patients at the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Washington University medical campus and the Sports and Orthopaedic Center in West St. Louis county.

1994 – 1995 Research Grant Award Department of Kinesiology University of Texas at Austin; 2002 – 2003 Meyer S. Gunther Award “Presented to the second year resident who displays the art of listening, understanding, and interacting with patients” Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; 2003 – 2004 Kovler Family Resident Award “In recognition of commitment to teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration” Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; 2007-2008 Scott F. Nadler, DO Research Grant “Clinical Outcomes Analysis of Treatment for Early IntraArticular Hip Disease” Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR); 2009-Present, Best Doctors in America

Board Certifications
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Pain Medicine

Medical Degree
University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Musculoskeletal Sports Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

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Washington University Medical Program for Performing Artists

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

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

North American Spine Society

Performing Arts Medicine Association

International Association of Dance Medicine & Science

Dr. Hunt's Videos

Treating labral tears of the hip non-operatively


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