Kristen Jansen, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Veterans Administration, St. Louis Healthcare System

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(314) 652-4100

Dr. Jansen is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose practice focuses on surgical and non-surgical treatment of arthritis of the hip and knee. She specializes in a wide range of arthroplasty procedures, from partial knee replacement to primary total hip and total knee replacement, with a specific focus on complex and revision procedures.

Clinical Office Locations

  • John Cochran Division, Veterans Administration, St. Louis Healthcare System

    915 North Grand Blvd.

    St Louis, MO 63106

Hospital Affiliations

  • John Cochran Division, Veterans Administration, St. Louis Healthcare System

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  1. Parelkar N, Silswal N, Jansen K, Vaughn J, Bryan R, Andresen J. 2,2,2-Trichloroethanol activates a non-classical potassium channel in cerebrovascular smooth muscle and dilates the middle cerebral artery. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; 2010 Mar 332(3):803-10. 
  2. Jansen K, Keller C. Optimization of an engineered 3D muscle tissue from the C2C12 cell line. The Oregon Journal of Orthopaedics; May 2016. 
  3. Lieberman E, Jansen K, Mast L, Brady J, Yoo B. Comparison of fluoroscopic techniques for assessment of femoral rotational alignment.  OTA International 1(1):e004, May 2018. 
  4. Deckard E, Jansen K, Ziemba-Davis M, Sonn K, Meneghini R. Does Patellofemoral Disease Affect Outcomes in Contemporary Fixed-Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty? Journal of Arthroplasty, August 2020; 35(8):2009-15. 
  5. Jansen K, Beckert M, Deckard E, Ziemba-Davis M, Meneghini, R.  Satisfaction and Functional Outcomes in Unicompartmental Compared with Total Knee Arthroplasty, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Open Access: July-September 2020; 5(3):e20.00051.

Research Interests

Clinical research in hip and knee replacement in the Veterans Affairs patient population, including pre-operative medical optimization and improved perioperative pathways to decrease complications.

Background

Dr. Jansen is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose practice focuses on surgical and non-surgical treatment of arthritis of the hip and knee. She specializes in a wide range of arthroplasty procedures, from partial knee replacement to primary total hip and total knee replacement, with a specific focus on complex and revision procedures.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Degree

  • University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Fellowship

  • Adult Reconstruction, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Honors and Awards

  • Women in Medicine Scholarship Achievement Citation

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