Medical Care for the Performing Artist

Washington University Orthopedics uniquely specializes in treating dancers, musicians, actors, artists and singers with quality medical care through the Medical Program for Performing Artists. Many of our physicians have a strong background in the performing arts field, and work with each performer to prescribe an individualized treatment plan. Our goal is for performers to return to performance at full function and reduce their risk for future injury.

Patient Feature

Tanya Strautmann was a professional ballet dancer at the peak of her career, when debilitating hip pain brought her to an abrupt standstill. Then, she meet a Washington University physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital who understood her need to return to the stage. Read her full story here.

Clinicians Specializing in Care of the Performing Artist


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