Perry Schoenecker

Perry Schoenecker, MD


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Dr. Schoenecker specializes in the evaluation and surgical care of the hip, foot, ankle and lower extremity in the infant, child, adolescent and young adult secondary to all causes, including congenital, developmental, traumatic and neuromuscular.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Hip dysplasia/DDH (CDH)
  • Perthes
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Flatfoot, Tarsal Coalition
  • Cavus foot 
  • Bowing/Knock-knees/In-toeing/Out-toeing/Toe walker
  • Leg length inequality (LLD)
  • Cerebral Palsy/contractures/hip dislocations
  • Myelodysplasia (Spina bifida)
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Fractures (acute and chronic)

Common Procedures

  • Closed and open hip reductions of infants and children
  • Surgical correction of all hip disorders in infants, children & adolescents
  • Surgical correction of lower extremity deformities (bowlegs/knock knees/in-toeing/out-toeing/leg length inequality/toe walking)
  • Surgical correction of foot deformities (flatfoot/tarsal coalition/cavus foot)
  • Surgical correction of congenital dislocation of the knee (patella)
  • Surgical correction of deformities associated with cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia and arthrogryposis
  • Surgical correction of acute and chronic fracture deformities

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children - St. Louis 
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Research Interests

Congenital, developmental and traumatic deformities of the lower and upper extremities.

Clinical Interests

Orthopedic problems/deformities of the lower and upper extremities secondary to all causes: congenital, developmental, traumatic and neuromuscular.


The author of more than 180 manuscripts, he is a regular, active participant in the annual meetings of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. A frequently invited visiting professor and guest lecturer. His basic science research has been in blood supply of the femoral head. The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America president in 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Degree

  • University of Wisconsin Medical School


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine

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Dr. Schoenecker’s Office Locations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

One Children's Place
4S60, Suite 1B
St Louis, MO 63110

Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis

4400 Clayton Ave.
St Louis, MO 63110

(314) 432-3600


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