Ilya Bendich, MD, MBA

Ilya Bendich, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement

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(314) 514-3500

Dr. Bendich's practice focuses on caring for patients with debilitating hip and knee arthritis, with a goal of improving function and quality of life through a variety of treatment options including conservative methods and surgical intervention. For patients who have exhausted all nonoperative measures and are ready for surgery, Dr. Bendich utilizes evidence-based, cutting-edge techniques, including computer-assisted and robotic technologies for improved surgical outcomes.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Hip and knee osteoarthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Common Procedures

  • Total hip and knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement

Clinical Office Locations

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

 

Bendich I, Landy DC, Do H, Krell E, Diane A, Boettner F, Rodriguez J, Alexiades M, Gonzalez Della Valle A. Intraoperative Complications and Early Return to the Operating Room in Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Through the Direct Anterior and Posterior Approaches. An Institutional Experience of Surgeons After Their Learning Curve. J Arthroplasty. 2021 Mar 26:S0883-5403(21)00329-6.

Bendich I, Zhang N, Barry JJ, Ward DT, Whooley MA, Kuo AC. Antibiotic-Laden Bone Cement Use and Revision Risk After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in U.S. Veterans. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Nov 18;102(22):1939-1947.

Bendich I, Rubenstein WJ, Cole BJ, Ma CB, Feeley BT, Lansdown DA. What Is the Appropriate Price for Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Based on Evidence From Level I Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy. 2020 Jul;36(7):1983-1991.

Bendich I, Halvorson R, Nevitt M, Ward D. Predictors of Change in Willingness to Have Total Knee Arthroplasty: Insights from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Knee. 2020 May 27.

Patterson JT, Wu HH, Chung CC, Bendich I, Barry JJ, Bini SA. Wearable activity sensors and early pain after total joint arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2020 Mar 6;6(1):68-70. 

Bendich I, Rubenstein WJ, Cole BJ, Ma CB, Feeley BT, Lansdown DA. What is the Appropriate Price for PRP Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Based on Evidence from Level 1 Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery. 2020 Feb 14.

Shah RF, Zaid MB, Bendich I, Hwang KM, Patterson JT, Bini SA. Optimal sampling frequency for wearable sensor data in arthroplasty outcomes research. A prospective observational cohort trial. The Journal of arthroplasty. 2019 Oct 1.

Bini SA, Shah RF, Bendich I, Patterson JT, Hwang KM, Zaid MB. Machine Learning Algorithms Can Use Wearable Sensor Data to Accurately Predict Six-Week Patient-Reported Outcome Scores Following Joint Replacement in a Prospective Trial. The Journal of arthroplasty. 2019 Oct 1.

Shah RF, Zaid MB, Bendich I, Hwang KM, Patterson JT, Bini SA. Optimal Sampling Frequency for Wearable Sensor Data in Arthroplasty Outcomes Research. A Prospective Observational Cohort Trial. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Oct;34(10):2248-2252.

Bendich I, Takemoto S, Patterson JT, Monto A, Barber TC, Kuo AC. Preoperative Treatment of Hepatitis C Is Associated With Lower Prosthetic Joint Infection Rates in US Veterans. The Journal of arthroplasty. 2019 Jul 1.

Bendich I, Takemoto S, Patterson JT, Monto A, Barber TC, Kuo AC. Preoperative Treatment of Hepatitis C Is Associated With Lower Prosthetic Joint Infection Rates in US Veterans. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jul;34(7S):S319-S326.

Bendich I, Chung C, Hwang K, Patterson J, Mulvihill J, Barry J, Bini S. Changes in prospectively collected longitudinal patient-generated health data are associated with short-term patient-reported outcomes after total joint arthroplasty: a pilot study. Arthroplasty Today. 2019 Mar 14.

Bendich I, Rubenstein W, Mustafa M, Feeley BT. Evaluating Meniscus Allograft Transplant using a Cost-Effectiveness Threshold Analysis. The Knee. 2018 Dec 25.

Lansdown DA, Bendich I, Motamedia D, Feeley BT. The Imaging-Based Prevalence of Superior Labral Anterior-Posterior Tears Significantly Increases in the Aging Shoulder. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM). 2018 Jun 29.

Jain D, Bendich I, Nguyen LL, Nguyen LL, Lewis CG, Huddleston JI, Duwelius PJ, Feeley BT, Bozic KJ. Do Patient Expectations Influence Patient-Reported Outcomes and Satisfaction in Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Prospective, Multicenter Study. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Nov;32(11):3322-3327. 

Jain D, Nguyen LL, Bendich I, Nguyen LL, Lewis CG, Huddleston JI, Duwelius PJ, Feeley BT, Bozic KJ. Higher Patient Expectations Predict Higher Patient-Reported Outcomes, But Not Satisfaction, in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients: A Prospective Multicenter Study. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep;32(9S):S166-S170.

Jain D, Bendich I, Nguyen LC, Nguyen LL, Lewis CG, Huddleston JI, Duwelius PJ, Feeley BT, Bozic KJ. Do Patient Expectations Influence Patient Reported Outcomes and Satisfaction in Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Prospective, Multicenter Study. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 Jun 16.

Lin TJ, Bendich I, Ha AS, Keeney BJ, Moschetti WE, Tomek IM. A comparison of radiographic outcomes after total hip arthroplasty between the posterior approach and direct anterior approach with intraoperative fluoroscopy. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 Feb 28;32(2):616-23.

Jain D, Nguyen LC, Bendich I, Nguyen LL, Lewis CG, Huddleston JI, Duwelius PJ, Feeley BT, Bozic KJ. Higher Patient Expectations Predict Higher Patient-Reported Outcomes, But Not Satisfaction, in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients: A Prospective Multicenter Study. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan 18.

Anighoro, A., Bendich, I. An Overview of 3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery: Clinical Uses and Economic Feasibility. Published Manuscript (June 2015). Dartmouth Orthopaedic Journal.

Bendich I, Lin TJ, Bernini PM, Signorelli JJ, Moschetti WE. Uncemented Total Knee Arthroplasty: Mid-Term Follow-Up of 88 Knees with a Rotating Platform, Cruciate-Retaining Design. Published Manuscript (June 2015). Dartmouth Orthopaedic Journal. Winner of Sohail Mirza Excellence in Research Award

Research Interests

Cost-effectiveness in orthopedic care; technology-assisted arthroplasty.

Background

Dr. Bendich earned a combined medical degree and master's degree in business administration from Dartmouth College, an Ivy League institution in New Hampshire, where he graduated with honors. He then completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, and a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.  

Board Certifications

  • Board-eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 

Medical Degree

  • Dartmouth College (Combined MD/MBA), Hanover, NH

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Fellowship

  • Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Honors and Awards

  • 2018, James O. Johnston Research Grant
  • 2014, Rolf Syvertsen Scholar
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Sohail Mirza Excellence in Research
  • Outstanding MD/MBA Scholar Award

Professional Societies and Organizations

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

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