Charles P. Hannon, MD, MBA

Charles P. Hannon, MD, MBA

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

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Dr. Hannon is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery. He has a particular interest in rapid recovery protocols, partial knee replacement, robotic-assisted joint replacement, anterior hip replacement, and complex primary and revision hip and knee replacements. Dr. Hannon focuses on individualizing treatment to each patient to provide the best possible care and outcomes for his patients. 

Dr. Hannon earned his undergraduate degree at Villanova University, where he was elected to The Phi Beta Kappa Society and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biology. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as well as the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. Hannon completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He received multiple awards for excellence in leadership, clinical care, and research. During his orthopedic surgery residency training, Dr. Hannon also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Dr. Hannon pursued an additional year of training in lower extremity adult reconstruction at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. This year was dedicated to specializing in advanced reconstructive surgical care of hip and knee conditions.

Dr. Hannon is dedicated to advancing the field of hip and knee replacement through research, education and leadership. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research nationally and internationally. He has received multiple grants and research awards, including the prestigious American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award for his research on reducing opioid use after hip and knee replacement. He currently serves as the co-lead investigator for the AAHKS clinical practice guideline on pain control and anesthesia in hip and knee replacement. He is an AAHKS Health Policy Fellow and serves as a peer reviewer for multiple orthopaedic journals. 

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Osteoarthritis of the hip and knee
  • Degenerative conditions of the hip and knee
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis of the hip and knee
  • Rheumatoid arthritis of the hip and knee

Common Procedures

  • Total hip and knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Anterior hip replacement
  • Robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement
  • Complex primary and revision hip and knee replacements 

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

Dr. Hannon has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. For a complete list of his peer-reviewed publications please click here. A collection of Dr. Hannon’s most impactful publications is below:

Research Interests

Rapid recovery and pain management protocols, partial knee replacement, technology in joint replacement, alignment in knee replacement, outcomes after complex primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, and health policy.

Background

Dr. Hannon earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He then completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL while simultaneously earning a master's degree in business administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Dr. Hannon then completed an adult lower extremity reconstructive surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  

Board Certifications

  • Board-eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 

Medical Degree

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • Adult Lower Extremity Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Graduate Degree

  • Master of Business Administration, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Health Policy Fellowship
  • 2019 The American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • 2019 The American Orthopaedic Association C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum
  • 2018 James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons for paper titled: Large opioid prescriptions are unnecessary after total joint arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial
  • 2018 Jorge O. Galante M.D. Award for Excellence in Leadership & Patient Care, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Rush University Medical Center
  • 2017 AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Career Development Program
  • 2017 Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, STAR Scholar Grant

Professional Societies and Organizations

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association

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