Lindley B. Wall, MD

Lindley B. Wall, MD

Assistant Professor,  Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Wall specializes 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.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Clubhand
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Ligament tears
  • Pediatric hand
  • Polydactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendonitis
  • TFCC tears
  • Trigger digit
  • Wrist, and arm fractures

Common Procedures

  • Brachial plexus exploration and grafting
  • Birth brachial plexus shoulder reconstruction
  • Hypoplastic thumb and clubhand reconstruction
  • Polydactyly
  • Treatment of congenital hand abnormalities including syndactyly

Clinical Office Locations

  • Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    4921 Parkview Place

    St Louis, MO 63110

  • St Louis Children’s Hospital

    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

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish 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

  • Blackman AJ, Wall LB, Keeler KA, Schoenecker PL, Luhmann SL, O’Donnell JC, Gordon JE.  “Acute Compartment Syndrome After Intramedullary Nailing of Isolated Radius and Ulna Fractures in Children.” J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan;34(1):50-4.
  • Aleem A, Wall LB, SteffBlackman AJ, Wall LB, Keeler KA, Schoenecker PL, Luhmann SL, O’Donnell JC, Gordon JE.  “Acute Compartment Syndrome After Intramedullary Nailing of Isolated Radius and Ulna Fractures in Children.” J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan;34(1):50-4.
  • Aleem A, Wall LB, Steffen J, Manske C, Goldfarb C. “The Transverse Bone in Cleft Hand: A Case Cohort Analysis of Outcome After Surgical Reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Oct;38(10)e19-e20.
  • Fufa D, Calfee RP, Zeng W, Wall LB, and CA Goldfarb. “Digit replantation experience of two U.S. academic level I trauma centers.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;Dec(23):2127-2134.
  • Wall LB, DiDonna ML, Kiefhaber TR, and PJ Stern. “Proximalrow carpectomy:Minimum 20-year follow-up.” J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1498-504.
  • Wall LB and PJ Stern. “Clinical and radiographic outcomes of metacarpophalangeal joint pyrolytic carbon arthroplasty for osteoarthritis.” J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Mar;38(3):537-43. 
  • Wall LB and CA Goldfarb. “Metacarpophalangeal joint arthroscopy: Outcomes for the painful, radiographically normal joint.” J Hand Surg Eur 2012 Jul 9. Epub ahead of print.
  • Wall LB, Teefey SA, Middleton WD, Dahiya N, Steger-May K, Kim M, Wessell D, and K Yamaguchi. “Diagnostic performance and reliability of ultrasonography for fatty degeneration of the rotator cuff muscles.” J Bone Joint Surg 2012; Jun20; 94(12):e83 1-9.
  • Wall LB, Brodt MD, Silva MJ, et al. The effects of screw length on stability of simulated osteoporotic distal radius fractures fixed with volar locking plates. J Hand Surg Am 2012; 37(3):446-456.
  • Goldfarb CA, Strauss N, Wall LB, Calfee R. "Defining ulnar variance in the adolescent wrist: measurement techniqueWall  and inter-observer reliability." J Hand Surg Am 2011; 36(2):272-277.
  • Wall LB and LM Galatz. Single-incision distal biceps tendon repair. Operative Techniques in Orthopedics 2009; 19(4):258-263.
  • Wall LB, Keener JD, and RH Brophy. Systematic Review: Clinical outcomes of double-row versus single-row rotator cuff repairs. Arthroscopy 2009; 25(11): 1312-1318.
  • Wall LB, Keener JD, and RH Brophy. Double-row vs single-row rotator cuff repair: A review of the biomechanical evidence. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2009; 18(6):933-941.
  • en J, Manske C, Goldfarb C. “The Transverse Bone in Cleft Hand: A Case Cohort Analysis of Outcome After Surgical Reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Oct;38(10)e19-e20.
  • Fufa D, Calfee RP, Zeng W, Wall LB, and CA Goldfarb. “Digit replantation experience of two U.S. academic level I trauma centers.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;Dec(23):2127-2134.
  • Wall LB, DiDonna ML, Kiefhaber TR, and PJ Stern. “Proximalrow carpectomy:Minimum 20-year follow-up.” J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1498-504. 
  • Wall LB and PJ Stern. “Clinical and radiographic outcomes of metacarpophalangeal joint pyrolytic carbon arthroplasty for osteoarthritis.” J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Mar;38(3):537-43. 
  • Wall LB and CA Goldfarb. “Metacarpophalangeal joint arthroscopy: Outcomes for the painful, radiographically normal joint.” J Hand Surg Eur 2012 Jul 9. Epub ahead of print.
  • Wall LB, Teefey SA, Middleton WD, Dahiya N, Steger-May K, Kim M, Wessell D, and K Yamaguchi. “Diagnostic performance and reliability of ultrasonography for fatty degeneration of the rotator cuff muscles.” J Bone Joint Surg 2012; Jun20; 94(12):e83 1-9.
  • Wall LB, Brodt MD, Silva MJ, et al. The effects of screw length on stability of simulated osteoporotic distal radius fractures fixed with volar locking plates. J Hand Surg Am 2012; 37(3):446-456.
  • Goldfarb CA, Strauss N, Wall LB, Calfee R. "Defining ulnar variance in the adolescent wrist: measurement techniqueWall  and inter-observer reliability." J Hand Surg Am 2011; 36(2):272-277.
  • Wall LB and LM Galatz. Single-incision distal biceps tendon repair. Operative Techniques in Orthopedics 2009; 19(4):258-263.
  • Wall LB, Keener JD, and RH Brophy. Systematic Review: Clinical outcomes of double-row versus single-row rotator cuff repairs. Arthroscopy 2009; 25(11): 1312-1318.
  • Wall LB, Keener JD, and RH Brophy. Double-row vs single-row rotator cuff repair: A review of the biomechanical evidence. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2009; 18(6):933-941.

Research Interests

Dr. Wall’s primary research interests include congenital deformities, nerve injuries, reconstruction for degenerative and rheumatoid conditions, and nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity.

Clinical Interests

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.

Background

Dr. Wall received her undergraduate degree from Duke University. She received 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. She is currently employed as a faculty member with Washington University School of Medicine.

Medical Degree

  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency

  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Hand Surgery Fellowship, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, TX
  • Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship, Cincinnati, OH

Honors and Awards:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University Chapter, 2011
  • AOA-OREF Resident Leadership Forum Nominee, 2010
  • OTA Resident Grant Recipient, 2010
  • ASSH Sponsored Resident Grant Recipient, 2009
  • FOT Sponsored Resident Grant Recipient, 2009
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Dr. Wall’s 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

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