Practice Overview

William Ricci, MD
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma  

Description of Practice
Dr. Ricci specializes in the management fractures and complications resulting from fractures.  He treats acute fractures of the arm, leg and pelvis, as well as fracture nonunions (unhealed fractures), malunions (incorrectly healed fractures) and osteomyelitis (bone infections).  Dr. Ricci has particular interest and expertise in treating; fractures near joints including shoulder (proximal humerus and clavicle) fractures, elbow fractures (distal humerus, olecranon, and radial head), hip fractures (acetabulum, femoral head and neck, intertrochanteric, and subtrochanteric), knee fractures (patella, distal femur, tibial plateau), and ankle and foot fractures (pilon and calcaneous); management of post-traumatic problems including nonunions, malunions, and osteomyelitis; management of periprosthetic fractures adjacent to prior total hip and total knee replacements; and management of fractures related to the use of bisphosphonates (such as Fosemax).

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

Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Common Procedures
Repair fracture nonunion; Repair fracture malunion; open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) periprosthetic femur fracture; intramedullary nail fixation femur fracture, intramedullary nailing tibia fracture; computer image guided ORIF acetabulum; computer image guided ORIF pelvis; ORIF proximal humerus fracture; shoulder arthroplasty; ORIF distal humerus fracture; ORIF fracture/dislocation elbow; ORIF/IM nailing trochanteric femur fracture; ORIF supracondylar femur fracture; ORIF/external fixation tibial plateau fracture; ORIF/external fixation tibial pilon fracture; ORIF calcaneus fracture; ORIF talus fracture; ORIF LisFranc fracture/dislocation; Total hip replacement; Hindfoot fusion.

Common Diagnoses Treated
Nonunion humerus; nonunion femur; nonunion tibia; malunion; osteomyelitis; periprosthetic fracture femur; fracture acetabulum; fracture pelvis; fracture proximal humerus; fracture humeral shaft; fracture distal humerus; fracture/dislocation elbow; trochanteric fracture femur; femoral shaft fracture; supracondylar fracture femur; tibial plateau fracture; tibial shaft fracture; tibial pilon fracture; calcaneus fracture; talus fracture; LisFranc fracture/dislocation; and osteomyelitis.

Make an Appointment

Dr. Ricci’s Office Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

Barnes Jewish Hospital

4921 Parkview Place

St Louis, MO 63110


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