Ljiljana Bogunovic

Ljiljana Bogunovic, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Bogunovic has clinical interests in sports-related injuries of the shoulder, hip, knee, foot and ankle in adolescents and adults. Special interests include ligamentous injuries of the knee, articular cartilage restoration, hip impingement and labral tears, sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle, including arthroscopy, instability and articular cartilage restoration and women’s sports medicine.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • ACL tears
  • Ankle impingement
  • Ankle instability
  • Articular cartilage lesions
  • Hip impingement
  • Hip labral tears
  • Meniscal tears
  • Rotator cuff tears

Common Procedures

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Rotator cuff repair

Clinical Office Locations

  • Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

    14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

    Chesterfield, MO 63017

  • Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

    5201 Midamerica Plaza

    St. Louis, MO 63129

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • O’Loughlin PA, Morr S, Bogunovic L, Kim A, Park B, Lane J: Selection and Development of Preclinical Models in Fracture-Healing Research.  JBJS.  2008 Feb;90 Suppl 1:79-84.
  • Nam D, Shindle L, Shindle M, Papadopoulos E, Bogunovic L, Lane J.  Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty: A review.  Minerva Ortop Traumatol. Vol59, 2008.
  • Bogunovic L, Doyle SM, Vogiatzi MG.  Measurement of Bone Density in the Pediatric Population.  Current Opinion in Pediatrics.  2009.  Feb;21(1):77-82
  • Bogunovic L, Kim A, Beamer B, Nguyen, and Lane J.  Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopaedics Surgery:  A Single-Center Analysis.  JBJS. 2010.  Oct 66;92(13):2300-2304.
  • Bogunovic L, Lenke L, Bridwell K, Luhmann S.  Preoperative Halo-Gravity Traction for Severe Pediatric Spinal Deformity:  Complications, Radiographic Correction and Changes in Pulmonary Function.  Spine Deformity. 2013. Jan 1(1)33-39.
  • Bogunovic L, Yang J, Wright R.  Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Contemporary Revision Options.  Operative Tech Sports Med.  2013 Mar;21(1)64-71.
  • Bogunovic L, Cherney SM, Rothermich MA, Gardner MJ.  Biomechanical Considerations for Surgical Stabilization of Osteoporotic Fractures.  Orthop Clin North Am.  2013 Apr;44(2):183-200.
  • Bogunovic L, Gottlieb M, Pashos G, Baca G, Clohisy JC.  Why do hip arthroscopy procedures fail?  CORR. 2013 Apr;471(8)2523-9.
  • Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP.  The impact of antiplatelet medication on hand and wrist surgery.  JHS.  2013 Jun;38(6):1063-70.

Research Interests

Dr. Bogunovic has research interests in knee ligament injuries, articular cartilage restoration, the female athlete, hip impingement and osteochondral lesions of the ankle.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bogunovic has clinical interests in sports-related injuries of the shoulder, hip, knee, foot and ankle in adolescents and adults. Special interests include ligamentous injuries of the knee, articular cartilage restoration, hip impingement and labral tears, sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle, including arthroscopy, instability and articular cartilage restoration and women’s sports medicine.

Background

Dr. Bogunovic received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY. After completing a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, she then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Rush Orthopedics in Chicago, IL.

After completing her Sports Medicine fellowship, Dr. Bogunovic received additional training with national and international experts in Foot and Ankle Surgery. This mini-traveling fellowship concentrated on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle, which is a special focus in both her clinical and academic practices.

Medical Degree

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Residency

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

Fellowship

  • Sports Medicine, Rush Orthopedics, Chicago, IL
  • Sports Foot and Ankle Surgery Mini-Traveling Fellowship

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015 - OREF Young Investigator Grant
  • 2014 - Southern California Society for Surgery of the Hand (SCSSH) Article of the Year: "The Impact of Antiplatelet Medications on Hand and Wrist Surgery"
  • 2014 - Resident Research Award, Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2014 - American Society for Surgery of the Hand Sumner Koch Research Award: “The Impact of Antiplatelet Medications on Hand and Wrist Surgery”
  • 2012 - Resident Teaching Award, Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2009 - AAOS Best Poster Award (Tumor and Metabolic Disease): Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Scheduled to Undergo Orthopedic Surgery: A single center analysis”

Professional Societies and Organizations:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society

Committees:

  • Reviewer, Journal of the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Reviewer, Journal of Knee Surgery
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Dr. Bogunovic’s Office Locations

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza

St. Louis, MO 63129

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