Jeffrey Nepple, MD

Jeffrey Nepple, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Young Athlete Center

Selected Publications

Devitt BM, Huleatt JB, Nepple JJ, Laprade RF. A Novel Posterior Arthrotomy Approach for the Treatment of a Large Osteochondral Defect of the Posterior Lateral Femoral Condyle of the Knee: a case report and technical note. J Bone Joint Surgery: Case Connector. (in press) 

Clohisy JC, Nepple JJ, Larson CM, Zaltz I, Millis M, ANCHOR study group. Persistent Structural Disease is the Most Common Cause of Repeat Hip Preservation Surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Aug.

Nepple JJ, Byrd JW, Siebenrock KA, Prather H, Clohisy JC. Overview of Treatment Options, Clinical Results, and Controversies in Management of FAI. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 July. S53-58.

Nepple JJ, Prather H, Trousdale RT, Clohisy JC, Beaule PE, Glynn-Jones S, Rakhra K, Kim YJ. Overview of Imaging in Femoroacetabular Impingement. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 July. S20-26.

Nepple JJ, Prather H, Trousdale RT, Clohisy JC, Beaule PE, Glynn-Jones S, Rakhra K, Kim YJ. Clinical Diagnosis of Femoroacetabular Impingement. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 July. S16-19.

Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Iatrogenic Hip Subluxation after Surgical Dislocation Successfully Treated with Periacetabular Osteotomy: A Case Report. J Bone Join Surg: Case Connector. 2013.

Nepple JJ, Putnam RM, Gardner MJ, Bartlett CS, Johnson JE. Calcaneal Fracture-Dislocation with Fracture of the Sustentaculum and Lateral Column: A Unique Injury Pattern. Foot Ankle Int. 2013. 34(2):290-4.

Nepple JJ, Clohisy JC, et al. Do Plain Radiographs Correlate with CT for Imaging of Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement? Clin Orthop Rel Research. 2012. 470(12):3313-20.

Nepple JJ, Lehmann CL, Ross JR, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Coxa Profunda Is Not a Useful Radiographic Feature of Pincer-type Femoroacetabular Impingement? J Bone Joint Surg. 2013.

Nepple JJ, Dunn RG, Wright RW. Meniscus Repair Outcomes at Greater than Five Years: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. J Bone Joint Surg. 2012. 19:94(24):2222-7.

Lehmann CL, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Do Fluoroscopy and Postoperative Radiographs Correlate for PAO Corrections? Clin Orthop Related Res. 2012. 470(12):3508-14.

Nepple JJ, Larson CM, Smith MV, Kim YJ, Zaltz I, Sierra RJ, Clohisy JC. The Reliability of Arthroscopic Classification of Acetabular Rim Labrochondral Disease. Am J Sports Med. 2012. 40(10):2224-9.

Clohisy JC, Ross JR, North JD, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL. What are the Factors Associated with Acetabular Correction in Perthes-like Hip Deformities? Clin Orthop Related Res. 2012. 470(12):3439-45.

Ross JR, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC, Intraarticular Abnormalities in Residual Perthes and Perthes-like Hip Deformities. Clin Orthop Rel Research. 2012. 470(11):2968-77.

Nepple JJ, Brophy RH, Matava MJ, Wright RW, Clohisy JC. Radiographic Findings of Femoroacetabular Impingement in National Football League Combine Athletes Undergoing Radiographs for Previous Hip or Groin Pain. Arthroscopy. 2012. 28(10):1396-403.

Nepple JJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH. Full-thickness Knee Articular Cartilage Defects in NFL Combine Athletes Undergoing MRI: Prevalence, Location, and Association with Previous Surgery. Arthroscopy. 2012. 28(6):798-806.

Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Treatment of Post-traumatic Labral Interposition with Surgical Hip Dislocation and Labral Repair. Iowa Orthop J . 2011. 31:181-6.

Ross JR, Zaltz I, Nepple JJ, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Arthroscopic Disease Classification and Interventions as an Adjunct in the Treatment of Acetabular Dysplasia. Am J Sports Med. 2011. 39S:72-8.

Nepple JJ, Carlisle JC, Nunley RM, Clohisy JC. Clinical and radiographic predictors of intra-articular hip disease in arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2011. 39(2):296-303.

Clohisy JC, Zebala LP, Nepple JJ, Pashos G. Combined hip arthroscopy and limited open osteochondroplasty for the treatment of anterior femoroacetabular impingement. J Bone Joint Surg 2010. 92(8):1697-1705.

Nepple JJ, Zebala LP, Clohisy JC. Labral disease associated with femoroacetabular impingement: do we need to correct the structural deformity? J Arthoplasty. 2009. 24(6 Suppl):114-9.

Nepple JJ, Matava MJ. Soft-tissue injections in the athlete. Sports Health 2009. 1(5):396-404.

Nepple JJ, Lenke LG. Severe idiopathic scoliosis with respiratory insufficiency treated with preoperative traction and staged anteroposterior spinal fusion with a 2-Level apical vertebrectomy.Spine J. 2009: 9(7):9-13.

Olsen MA, Nepple JJ, Riew KD, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Mayfield J, Fraser VJ. Risk factors for surgical site infection following orthopaedic spinal operations. J Bone Joint Surg. 2008: 90(1):62-69.






























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Dr. Nepple’s 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


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