Zachary Meyer, MD

Zachary Meyer, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Fellowship Co-Director
Associate Director, Residency Program

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(314) 514-3500

Dr. Meyer cares for pediatric and adolescent patients with orthopedic injuries and conditions. He has a particular interest in the treatment of lower extremity disorders, such as hip dysplasia (both developmental and neuromuscular), slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Perthes disease of the hip, Blount’s disease, bowlegs, knock knee, clubfeet, flatfeet, cavovarus feet, bunions, tarsal coalitions, foot and ankle trauma, upper and lower extremity fractures, post traumatic deformities, nonunions, cerebral palsy, and limb differences. 

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Arthrogryposis
  • Bunions
  • Cavovarus Feet
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Flatfoot
  • Genu valgum
  • Genu varum
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Limb length discrepancy
  • Nonunions
  • Patellar instability
  • Post-traumatic limb deformity
  • Perthes
  • SCFE
  • Skeletal dysplasias
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Tibial torsion

Common Procedures

  • Anterior and medial open hip reduction
  • Circular external fixation
  • Flatfoot and cavus foot reconstruction
  • Growth modulation
  • Hip preservation surgery (periacetabular osteotomy, surgical hip dislocation)
  • Limb lengthening
  • Osteotomies of lower extremity and pelvis
  • Ponseti casting method for clubfoot
  • Post-traumatic limb reconstruction
  • Tendon Lengthening

Clinical Office Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Research Interests

Dr. Meyer's research interests include clubfoot treatment, femoral growth disturbance after open hip reduction, and circular external fixation for pediatric fractures.


Dr. Meyer earned his medical degree and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He then completed a clinical fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX.

Board Certifications

  • Board-eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Degree

  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2018-present
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2014-present
  • Herrmann Prize, Washington University School of Medicine, 2014-2015
    The Herrmann Prize recognizes a student who is considered a thoughtful and sensitive communicator in the clinical arena through exceptional listening and communication skills.

Professional Societies and Organizations

Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)
Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopedic Association (AOA)

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