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Christopher J. Lenarz, MD
    Curriculum Vitae

    Business Information

    Address

    Excel Orthopedics Chesterfield Office
    17300 N Outer Forty Road, Suite 316,
    Chesterfield MO, 63005
    (636) 778-3177
    (314) 309-2551

    Excel Orthopedics Fenton Office
    1011 Bowles Ave, Suite 121
    Fenton, MO, 63026
    (636) 778-3177
    (314) 309-2551

    Education

    September 1994 – May 1998

    B.A.
    Cornell College
    Mount Vernon, Iowa

    August 2000 – May 2004

    M.D.
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

    Training

    July 2004 – June 2010

    Saint Louis University Hospital
    Saint Louis, Missouri
    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

    July 2010 – June 2011

    Case Western Reserve University/Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship

    Medical Licensure

    June 2010 – Present

    Ohio Permanent License

    May 2011 – Present

    Missouri Permanent License

    Major Professional Societies

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member Since 2011
    Missouri State Medical Society, Member since 2011

    Lanuages Spoken

    English & Spanish

    Presentations

    1. Atypical Anterior Wall Fractures of the Acetabulum. Lenarz CJ, Moed BR. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 25th Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida, April 2007.
    2. Evaluation of the Inter-Observer and Intra-Observer Reliability of Three Thoracolumbar Fracture Classification Systems. Lenarz CJ, Oliver DS, Place HM. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 25th Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida, April 2007.
    3. America Orthopaedic Association 25th Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida, April 2007.
    4. Divergent Half Pin Frames: A Biomechanical Comparison to Traditional Ring Fixator Fixation. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 25th Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida, April 2007.
    5. Evaluation of the Inter-Observer and Intra-Observer Reliability of Three Thoracolumbar Fracture Classification Systems. Lenarz CJ, Oliver DS, Place HM. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting,, Nassau, Bahamas, 2007.
    6. An Evaluation of the Accuracy of the TLISS system in the Management of 97 Sequential Thoracolumbar Fractures. Lenarz CJ, Place HM. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Nassau, Bahamas, 2007.
    7. Wound Closure In Open Fractures: A Prospective Protocol Using Post Debridement Culture Results. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT, Israel H, Moed BR. Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, October 2008.
    8. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a New Classification System for Lower Cervical Spine Injuries. Zehnder SW, Lenarz CJ, Place HM. Poster Presentation North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario 2008.
    9. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a New Classification System for Lower Cervical Spine Injuries. Zehnder SW, Lenarz CJ, Place HM. Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009.
    10. Wound Closure In Open Fractures: A Prospective Protocol Using Post Debridement Culture Results. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT, Israel H, Moed BR. Podium Presentation at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for 2009.
    11. Wound Closure In Open Fractures: A Prospective Protocol Using Post Debridement Culture Results. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT, Israel H, Moed BR. Podium presentation at Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2009.
    12. Management of a Pregnant Patient with a Burst Fracture Causing Neurologic Injury. Lenarz CJ, Wittgen K, Place HM. Podium presentation at Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2009.
    13. Inter and Intraobserver Reliability Of The Clock Face Representation As Used to Describe the Femoral Intercondylar Notch. Lenarz CJ, Kaar S. Podium Presentation at Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2010.
    14. Inter and Intraobserver Reliability Of The Clock Face Representation As Used to Describe the Femoral Intercondylar Notch. Lenarz CJ, Kaar S. Poster Presentation at Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting 2010.
    15. Radiostereometric Analysis of Total Shoulder Replacements: An Analysis of Component Stability in Keeled vs. Pegged Glenoids. Lenarz CJ, Greene M, Shishani Y, Wanner JP, Bragdon C, Malchau H, Gobezie R. 11th International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. September 2010. Poster Presentation.
    16. Component Stability of Uncemented Humeral Components in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: a Radiostereometric Analysis. Lenarz CJ, Greene M, Shishani Y, Wanner JP, Bragdon C, Malchau H, Gobezie R. 11th International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. September 2010. Poster Presentation.
    17. Resection Arthroplasty for Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty. Gobezie R, Lenarz C, Shishani Y, McCrum C. 11th International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. September 2010. Podium Presentation.
    18. Pectoralis major transfer for the treatment of long thoracic nerve palsy. Outcomes of direct versus indirect transfer technique. Gobezie R, Lenarz C, Shishani Y, McCrum C. 11th International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. September 2010. Podium Presentation.
    19. Component Stability of Uncemented Humeral Components in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: a Radiostereometric Analysis. Lenarz CJ, Greene M, Shishani Y, Wanner JP, Bragdon C, Malchau H, Gobezie R. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. February 2011. Podium Presentation.
    20. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Acute Proximal Humerus and Glenoid Fractures. Lenarz C, Shishani Y, McCrum C, Edwards BT, Nowinski RJ, Gobezie R. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. February 2011.
    21. Resection Arthroplasty for Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty. Gobezie R, Lenarz C, Shishani Y, McCrum C American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. February 2011.

    Publications

    1. Lenarz CJ, Moed BR. Atypical Anterior Wall Fracture: Case Series of Anterior Acetabular Rim Fractures Without Involvement of the Pelvic Brim. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 21(8): 515-522, September 2007.
    2. Lenarz CJ, Alander D, Oliver D, Lenke L, Place HM. Comparative Reliability of Three Thoracolumbar Fracture Classifications. Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.. 22(6):422-7. August 2009.
    3. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT. Circular External Fixation Frames with Divergent Half Pins: A Biomechanical Study. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 466(12):2933-9. Dec 2008.
    4. Lenarz CJ, Wittgen K, Place HM. Management of a Pregnant Patient with a Burst Fracture Causing Neurologic Injury. JBJS Am. 91(7):1747-9. July 2009.
    5. Lenarz CJ, Watson JT, Moed BR, Israel H, Mullen J, MacDonald J. Timing of Wound Closure in Open Fractures Based Upon Post-Debridement Cultures. JBJS Am. August 2010.
    6. Lenarz CJ, Place HP. Evaluation of a New Spine Classification System, Does it Accurately Predict Treatment. Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 2010 Jan 12
    7. Zehnder S, Lenarz CJ, Place HP. Teachability and Reliability of a new classification system for lower cervical spinal injuries. Spine, 1;34(19): 2039-43. September 2009.
    8. Azzam, M, Lenarz CJ, Kaar S, Farrow L, Israel H, Kieffer D. Inter and Intraobserver Reliability Of The Clock Face Representation As Used to Describe the Femoral Intercondylar Notch. Submission to Arthroscopy in progress.
    9. Lenarz CJ, Shishani Y, McCrum C, Nowinski RJ, Edwards TB, Gobezie R. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of acute fracture Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Publication pending.
    10. Lenarz CJ, Gobezie R. Review of management of pectoralis major tendon ruptures. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Submitted.
    11. Lenarz CJ, Shishani Y, Gobezie R. The Hemicap Solution: surface replacement for humeral head defects. Seminars in Arthroplasty (in press)
    12. Lenarz CJ, Streit J, Schnaser E, Gobezie R. Pectoralis Major Tendon Rupture: Evaluation, Treatment Options, and Surgical Technique. Orthopedics (accepted)
    13. Streit J, Lenarz CJ, Shishani Y, Wanner JP, Warner JJP, Nowinski RJ, Gobezie R. Pectoralis major tendon transfer for the treatment of long thoracic nerve palsy: direct vs indirect transfer. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (accepted)
    14. Lenarz CJ, Gobezie R. Reverse total shoulder replacement: technique and management. Journal of Video Experimentation (in press).

    Book Chapters

    1. Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders. Lenarz CJ, Heuer H, Guerra J, Gobezie R. in Evaluation and Management of Common Upper Extremity Disorders: A practical handbook. Publication pending
    2. Lenarz CJ, Gobezie R. Shoulder osteoarthritis. Orthopaedics : Diagnosis and Treatment Essentials for Primary Care Physicians. World Scientific Publishing (in press)

    Additional Activities

    1. Cure International Haiti Relief Efforts Physician Volunteer. Adventist Hosptial. Port-au-Prince, Haiti. February 7th thru 14th, 2010.