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Scott G. Karr, MD
    Curriculum Vitae

    Current Position & Address

    Address

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    3635 Vista at Grand Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    Office phone: (314) 577-8850
    Cell phone: (314) 791-7227
    Fax: (314) 268-5121

    Position

    Saint Louis University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Service
    Associate Professor
    08/01/08 – present

    Education

    08/2007 – 07/2008

    Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland, Ohio

    06/2002 – 06/2007

    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    08/1998 – 05/2002

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Alpha Omega Alpha

    08/1994 – 05/1998

    Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate
    Cleveland, Ohio
    BS in Biomedical Engineering
    Summa Cum Laude

    Clinical Staff Appointments

    10/2013 – Present

    Saint Mary’s Health Center, Saint Louis, MO

    08/2008 – Present

    Saint Louis University Hospital, Saint Louis, MO

    08/2008 – Present

    Mercy Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO

    08/2008 – Present

    Cardinal Glennon Hospital, Saint Louis, MO

    Board Certification & Licensures

    2012

    Subspecialty Certification Sports Medicine

    2011

    Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery

    2008

    Medical License State of Missouri (2008012502)

    Professional Society Memberships

    2015 – Present

    American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)

    2008 – Present

    American Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)

    2007 – Present

    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

    2002 – Present

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

    Honorary Societies, Honors & Awards

    2013 – Current

    Best Doctors St Louis

    2015

    Caring Physicians Award, Saint Louis University Hospital

    2013

    Certificate of Merit Award for Radiology Society of North America Annual meeting

    2012

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Teaching Award

    2000

    Best Scientific Poster – Case Western Reserve Orthopaedic Research Day

    1998

    Biomedical Engineering Faculty Award

    1994 – 1998

    Case Alumni Scholarship

    1994 – 1998

    Case Western University Provost Scholarship

    Professional Services

    Head Team Physician

    2008 – Present

    St Louis University Athletics

    2013 – Present

    Fontbonne University

    2013 – Present

    Harris Stowe University

    2009

    River City Rage Professional Indoor Football League

    2016 – Present

    2015 – Present

    2014 – Present

    2013 – Present

    2013 – Present

    2013 – Present

    2012 – Present

    2009 – Present

    2009 – Present

    2013 – 2014

    2010 – 2013

    2009 – 2014

    Westminster High School

    Pattonville High School

    Affton High School

    Saint Mary’s High School

    Bishop DuBourg High School

    University City High School

    Ritenour High School

    Hazelwood West High School

    McCleur High School

    Rosati Kain High School

    Hazelwood East High School

    McCleur North High School

    Medical Director

    2016

    Hancock Cross Country Invitational

    2016

    JCC Maccabi Games St Louis, MO (co-medical director)

    2012, 2015

    NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Tournament Championships

    2012, 2015

    NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional

    2011

    NCAA Men’s Division 1 Hockey Tournament Regional

    2011

    Missouri Valley Conference Tennis Tournament

    2010 – 2013

    Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament

    Medical Coverage

    2012, 2016

    USA Gymnastics Olympic Trials and National Championships (local area coordinator)

    2014

    Women’s College Wrestling Association National Championships

    2011 – Present

    Rock and Roll Marathon Saint Louis

    National Committees

    2015 – 2019

    AOSSM Committee on Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy

    2015 – 2018

    AOSSM Missouri State Council of Delegates

    2012 – 2016

    AOSSM Chair of the Performance Improvement CME committee

    2012 – 2016

    2014

    2010 – 2014

    AOSSM Education Council Committee

    AAOS Mastery Model Development Committee

    AOSSM Enduring Education Committee

    University Committees

    2010 – 2011

    Saint Louis University NCAA Certification Governance and Rules Compliance subcommittee

    2008 – Present

    Athletic Training Education Program Advisory Board committee, Doisy College of Health Sciences

    2009 – 2011

    SLUCare electronic medical record implementation committee

    Orthopaedic Surgery Department Committee

    2013 – 2014

    Education Committee

    Saint Louis University Hospital

    2013 – 2014

    Education Committee

    Journal Reviewer

    2016 – Present

    2013 – Present

    2012 – Present

    2010 – Present

    2007 – Present

    Journal of Knee Surgery

    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

    Journal of Computer Assisted Surgery

    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

    American Journal of Sports Medicine

    Current/Past Teaching Responsibilities:

    Adjunct Faculty Lecturer for the Doisy College of Health Sciences

    2007 – Present

    2007 – Present

    Athletic Training Program

    Physical Therapy Program

    CME Conference Founded

    2008 – Present

    Multidisciplinary monthly MRI sports medicine correlation conference

    2015 – Present

    Jewish Medical Ethics – quarterly case based discussions

    Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Clinical Instructor

    2009 – 2012

    Clinic rotation site and faculty mentor

    Medical Student Clinical Instructor

    2009 – Present

    2009 – 2011

    2009 – 2012

    2012 – Present

    Initiated 4th year clerkship: Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine

    3rd Year Surgery elective clinic rotation

    3rd Year Family Practice sports medicine elective clinical site

    1st Year bedside preceptor for physical exam and note writing

    Internal Medicine Clinical Instructor

    2011 – 2012

    Orthopaedic sports medicine clinic rotation

    Pediatrics Clinical Instructor

    2012 – 2013

    Orthopaedic sports medicine clinic rotation

    Family Practice Clinical Instructor

    2012 – Current

    Orthopaedic sports medicine clinic rotation

    Emergency Medicine Sports Medicine Clinical Instructor

    2014 – Current

    Orthopaedic sports medicine team coverage elective

    Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Fellowship Clinical Instructor

    2014 – Current

    Orthopaedic sports medicine clinic rotation

    Rheumatology Fellowship Mock Board Examiner

    2016 – Current

    Exam of the knee

    Medical School Lectures

    11/17/2015

    Clinical anatomy correlation of the neck and upper extremity (1st year students)

    10/19/2015

    Clinical anatomy correlation of the neck and upper extremity (1st year students)

    02/2015, 03/2014, 03/2013, 03/2012, 03/2011

    Common lower extremity sports injuries (2nd year students)

    10/2013

    Anatomy of the shoulder and axilla clinical correlation (1st year students)

    03/2013

    Capstone course: Musculoskeletal imaging (4th year students)

    Orthopaedic Surgery Department Resident Education Lectures

    12/2016, 05/2014, 12/2012, 05/2010

    Patellofemoral instability

    09/2016, 05/2013

    Common foot and ankle sports medicine injuries

    05/2016, 01/2011

    Adhesive capsulitis

    2/2016, 10/2013, 09/2010

    Stress fractures of the lower extremity

    1/26/2016

    PCL, PLC and MCL injuries

    11/2015

    Throwing injuries

    09/2015, 10/2011, 10/2010, 11/2009, 10/2008

    Orthopaedic in-training examination review of sports medicine

    2/20106/2015, 03/2011, 05/2009

    Hip and groin injuries in athletes

    04/2015

    02/2015

    12/2014, 01/2010

    08/2014

    01/2014

    09/2013

    08/2013

    Meniscal Injuries

    SLAP Tears

    Rotator cuff, biceps tendon, AC joint disorders of the shoulder

    Lessons on being a team physician

    Shoulder injuries in athletes

    Major tendon ruptures of the lower extremity

    Sports medicine nerve injuries of the shoulder

    10/2016, 02/2014, 04/2013, 02/2013, 04/2011, 03/2010, 03/2009

    Orthopaedic anatomy and kinesiology lab instructor

    01/2013

    08/2012, 12/2010

    04/2012

    03/2012, 01/2009

    08/2011, 03/2009

    08/2011, 07/2009, 12/2008

    ACL injuries and treatment                                                                            01/2013

    PCL injuries

    Disorders of the long head of the biceps and AC joint

    Elbow examination and common sports medicine elbow pathology

    Total shoulder arthroplasty

    Foot and ankle disorders in athletes; exam and common pathology

    07/2010, 09/2008

    09/2009

    06/2009

    10/2008

    09/2008

    Physical examination of the knee

    Major tendon ruptures

    Adhesive capsulitis

    Physical examination of the shoulder

    Complications of ACL surgery

    Orthopaedic Surgery Department Resident Education Lecture Mentoring

    01/2017

    12/2016

    09/2016

    03/2016

    05/2015

    03/2015, 10/2011

    05/2014

    04/2014

    02/2014

    10/2013

    11/2012

    04/2012

    04/2012

    08/2011

    12/2010

    06/2010

    05/2010

    08/2009

    10/2008

    09/2008

    Knee chondral injuries (Jonathan Guevara)

    ACL injuries and controversial topics (John Arvesen)

    Hip arthroscopy (David Eldringhoff)

    Glenohumeral instability (David Eldringhoff)

    Long head biceps tendon pathology (Adham Abdelfattah)

    Patellofemoral instability (Jeffrey Reagan, Jessica Traver)

    Tendon transfers about the shoulder (Adham Abdelfattah)

    Femoroacetabular impingement (Kellen Huston)

    Traumatic shoulder instability (Sean Tabaie)

    Major tendon ruptures: Biceps, triceps, pectoralis (Kellen Huston)

    Meniscus injuries (Adrian Davis)

    Ankle instability (Adrian Davis)

    Elbow instability (Robert Otto)

    Hand injuries in the athlete (Cody Bellard)

    Graft choices in ACL surgery (Brian Dean)

    Ankle instability (David Ajibade)

    Supplement and performance enhancing drug use in athletes (Sean Owen)

    Proximal humerus fractures (Chris Lenarz)

    Achilles tendon disorders (Chris Lenarz)

    Rotator cuff, AC joint, biceps disorders (Michael Berry)

    Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) Program

    06/2011, 06/2014, 07/2015, 07/2016

    ACL surgery demonstration

    Research Support

    2014-2015

    AOTrauma North America Resident Research Support, Mentored John Arvesen

    2011 – 2012

    Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Resident Research Grant, Mentored Philip Sinatra

    2011 – 2012

    OREF Resident Research Grant, Mentored Mohammed Ahmed

    2008 – 2009

    NIH Funded Research Program Committee Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University Grant

    2004 – 2005

    AO North America Resident Trauma Research Grant

    1999

    Office of Geriatric Medicine Student Summer Research Fellowship Case Western Reserve University

    1999

    Crile Summer Research Fellowship Case Western Reserve University

    Bibliography

    Peer Reviewed Articles

    1. Kaar SG, Ragab AA, Kaye SJ, Kilic BA, Jinno T, Goldberg VM, Bi Y, Stewart MC, Carter JR, Greenfield EM. Rapid repair of titanium particle-induced osteolysis is dramatically reduced in aged mice. J Orthop Res. 2001 Mar; 19 (2):171-8.
    2. Bi Y, Seabold JM, Kaar SG, Ragab AA, Goldberg VM, Anderson JM, Greenfield EM. Adherent endotoxin on orthopedic wear particles stimulates cytokine production and osteoclast differentiation. J Bone Miner Res. 2001 Nov; 16(11):2082-91.
    3. Kaar SG, Cooperman DR, Blakemore LC, Thompson GH, Petersilge CA, Elder JS, Heiple KG. Association of bladder exstrophy with congenital pathology of the hip and lumbosacral spine: a long-term follow-up study of 13 patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2002 Jan-Feb;22(1):62-6.
    4. Feng AH, Kaar SG, Elder JS. Influence of enterocystoplasty on linear growth in children with exstrophy. J Urol. 2002 Jun; 167 (6):2552-5.
    5. Kaar SG, Hazard D, Miller BS. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy Presenting as shoulder pain in a baseball player. Arthroscopy. 2005 Sept; 21(9):1145.
    6. Kaar SG, Femino JE, Morag Y. Lisfranc Joint Displacement Following Sequential Ligament Sectioning. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Oct; 89(10):2225-32.
    7. Weiss DB, Kaar SG, Frankenburg EP, Karunakar MA. Locked vs. Unlocked Plating With Respect to Plate Length in an Ulna Fracture Model. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2008: 66 (1): 5-8.
    8. Schickendantz MS, Kaar SG, Meister K, Lund P, Beverley L. Latissimus dorsi and teres major tears in professional baseball pitchers: A case series. Am J Sports Med. 2009 Oct;37(10):2016-20.
    9. Kaar SG, Fening SD, Jones MH, Colbrunn R, Miniaci A. Effect of Humeral Head Defect Size on Glenohumeral Stability: A Cadaveric Study of Simulated Hill-Sachs Defects. Am J Sports Med, 2010 Mar;38(3):594-9.
    10. Silver AG, Kaar SG, Grisell MK, Reagan JM, Farrow LD. Comparison between rigid and flexible systems for drilling the femoral tunnel through an anteromedial portal in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy, 2010 Jun;26(6):790-5.
    11. Wallace M, Bedi A, Lesniak BP, Farrow LD, Ajibade D, Israel HA, Kaar SG. What effect does anterior cruciate ligament tibial guide orientation have on tibial tunnel length? Arthroscopy. 2011 Jun;27(6):803-8.
    12. Zehnder S, Joy E, Kaar SG. Transpectoral Biceps Sling Tenodesis: Surgical Technique. Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 12(2):32-35, June 2011.
    13. Azzam MG, Lenarz CJ, Farrow LD, Israel HA, Kieffer DA, Kaar SG. Inter- and intraobserver reliability of the clock face rePresentation as used to describe the femoral intercondylar notch. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Aug;19(8):1265-70
    14. Wallace MJ, MD, Bledsoe G, PhD, Moed BR, MD, Israel HA, Kaar SG. Relationship of cortical thickness of the proximal humerus and pullout strength of a locked plate and screw construct. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Apr;26(4):222-5.
    15. Crawford B, Zehnder S, Cutuk A, Farrow LD, Kaar SG. Arthroscopic evaluation of knee lateral compartment widening after lateral ligamentous injury. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Jul;21(7):1534-9.
    16. Ahmed M, Young BT, Bledsoe G, Cutuk A, Kaar SG. Biomechanical Comparison of Long Head of Biceps Tenodesis with Interference Screw and Biceps Sling Soft Tissue
      Technique. Arthroscopy. 2013 Jul;29(7):1157-63.
    17. Huston K, Mitchell W, Wadsworth T, Stewart J, Cutuk A, Kaar SG. The Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Division I University Sports Medicine Program. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014 Sep;24(5):385-9.
    18. Grimshaw C, Cannada LK, Cutuk A, Kaar SG. Missed Rotator Cuff Tears in the Polytrauma Patient – Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature. Am J Orthop. 2013 Oct;42(10):466-9.
    19. Sinatra PM, Jernick ML, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. No contribution of tension-reducing rotator cuff sutures on locking plate fixation in a 2-part proximal humerus fracture model. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Aug;28(8):458-63.
    20. Neuhaus V, Bot AG, Guitton TG, Ring DC, Kaar SG*. Scapula fractures: interobserver reliability of classification and treatment. *As part of the Science of Variation Group. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar;28(3):124-9.
    21. Tosti R, Ilyas AM, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Kaar SG*. Interobserver variability in the treatment of little finger metacarpal neck fractures. *As part of the Science of Variation Group. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1722-7.
    22. Javidan P, Ahmed, M, Kaar SG. Arthroscopic release of the deep medial collateral ligament to assist in exposure of the medial tiobiofemoral compartment. Arthroscopy Techniques. Arthrosc Tech. 2014 Dec 1;3(6):e699-701.
    23. Kaar SG. CORR Insights: Muscle Fibers are Injured at the Time of Acute and Chronic Rotator Cuff Repair. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan;473(1):233-4.
    24. Shakir SA, Patel NH, Chamberland RR, Kaar SG. Investigation of cell phones as a potential source of bacterial contamination in the operating room. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Feb 4;97(3):225-31
    25. Javidan P, Owen J, Cutuk A, Watson T, Kaar SG. How Do Spanning External Fixators on Knee Dislocation Patients Affect the Use of MRI and Knee Stability? J Knee Surg. 2015 Jun;28(3):247-54.
    26. Farrow LD, Morris PM, Huston KL, Hall ET, Kaar SG. A simple radiographic sign of vertical anterior cruciate ligament tunnel placement. J Knee Surg. 2015 Oct;28(5):428-31.
    27. Ebersole GM, Eckerle P, Farrow LD, Cutuk A, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. Anterior cruciate ligament graft isometry is affected by the orientation of the femoral tunnel. J Knee Surg. 2016 Apr;29(3):260-6.
    28. Shirazi CP, Israel HA, Kaar SG. Is the Marx activity scale reliable in patients under 18 years of age? Sports Health. 2016 Mar;8(2):145-8.
    29. Claessen FM, van den Ende KI, Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, Eygendaal D, Kaar SG*. Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum: reliability of four classification systems using radiographs and computed tomography. *As part of the Science of Variation Group. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Oct;24(10):1613-8.
    30. Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Guitton TG, Ring D, Kaar SG*. Do Surgeons Treat Their Patients Like They Would Treat Themselves? *As part of the Science of Variation Group. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov;473(11):3564-72.
    31. Traver JL, Guzman MA, Cannada LK, Kaar SG. Is the Axillary Nerve at Risk During a Deltoid-Splitting Approach for Proximal Humerus Fractures? Journal of Orthop Trauma. 2016 May;30(5):240-4.
    32. Worden A, Kaar SG, Owen J, Cutuk A. Radiographic and Anatomic Evaluation of Tibial Tubercle–Trochlear Groove Distance. J Knee Surg. J Knee Surg. 2015 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]
    33. Okoroafor UC, Saint-Preux F, Gill SW, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. Non-Anatomic Tibial Tunnel Placement For Single-Bundle Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Leads To Greater Posterior Tibial Translation In A Biomechanical Model. Arthroscopy. 2016 Jul;32(7):1354-8.
    34. Arvesen JE, Gill SW, Sinatra PM, Eng M, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. Biomechanical contribution of tension-reducing rotator cuff sutures in 3 part proximal humerus fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Aug;30(8):e262-6.

    Book Chapters

    1. Kaar SG, Miniaci A., Put the Scope Away – Indications for Open Instability Surgery. AAOS, Monograph Chapter, 2009.
    2. Kaar SG, Levy BA, Stuart M. Soft-tissue injuries about the knee. Chapter in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 10, 2011.
    3. Bennett JE, Kaar SG, Youngblood SA. Imaging of the lower leg, ankle & foot (LLAF) for the sports physical therapist. In Diagnostic Imaging in Sports Physical Therapy (editor Rosenthal M). Home Study Course; Chapter 7, APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2015.
    4. Greenberg DD, Okoroafor UC, Kaar SG. Management of Septic Arthritis (Chapter 221) in Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery, Fourth edition, 2016.

    Abstracts
    Podium Research Presentations National Meetings

    1. Sling Versus External Rotation Brace Immobilization of First-Time Anterior Dislocations of the Shoulder. Miller BS, Kaar SG, Sonnabend DH, Cole EM. AOSSM Annual Meeting, Hershey, PA; July, 2006.
    2. Lisfranc Joint Displacement Following Sequential Ligament Sectioning. Kaar SG,
    3. Femino JE, Morag Y. AOFAS Annual Meeting, La Jolla, CA; July, 2006.
    4. A biomechanical comparison of locked and unlocked plating in a cadaveric short segment comminuted proximal radius fracture model. Kaar SG, Weaver AS, Karunakar MA, Frankenburg E, Goldstein SA. OTA Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ; October, 2006.
    5. The Effect of Humeral Head Defect Size on Glenohumeral Stability. Kaar SG, Fening SD, Jones MH, Colbrunn R, Miniaci A. AOSSM, Keystone, CO; July, 2009.
    6. Traver JL, Guzman MA, Kaar SG, Cannada LK. Is the Axillary Nerve at Risk During a Deltoid-Splitting Approach for Proximal Humerus Fractures? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2014.
    7. Okoroafor UC, Saint-Preux F, Gill SW, Kaar SG. Non-Anatomic Tibial Tunnel Placement For Single Bundle PCL Reconstruction Leads To Greater Posterior Tibial Translation In A Biomechanical Model. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 2016.
    8. Corey R, Kaar SG, Cannada, L. Should We Throw Away the External Fixator for Knee Dislocations? OTA Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD; October, 2016.

    Abstracts
    Podium Research Presentations Regional Meetings

    1. Schickendantz MS, Kaar SG, Meister K, Lund P, Beverley L. Latissimus dorsi and teres major tears in professional baseball pitchers: A case series. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Amelia Island, FL; March, 2009.
    2. Azzam MG, Lenarz CJ, Farrow LD, Israel HA, Kieffer DA, Kaar SG. Inter and intraobserver reliability of the clock face rePresentation as used to describe the femoral intercondylar notch. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX; April, 2010.
    3. Silver AG, Kaar SG, Grisell MK, Reagan JM, Farrow LD. Use of a flexible pin for drilling the femoral tunnel in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX; April, 2010.
    4. Ahmed M, Young BT, Bledsoe G, Cutuk A, Kaar SG. Biomechanical Comparison of an All Soft-Tissue Technique vs. Interference Screw Fixation for Subpectoral Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL; April, 2013.
    5. Kaplan-List K, Kowalchuk RM, Kaar SG. Preoperative and Postoperative Radiographic Evaluation of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty(RTSA) from an Orthopedic Surgeon’s Perspective: Changes in Prosthetic Design, Positioning, Imaging Appearance, Complications and Normal Post-surgical Changes. New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences Annual Conference, Corning, NY, October 2013
    6. Worden A, Kaar SG, Owen J, Cutuk A. Novel Radiographic and Anatomic Evaluation of Tibial Tubercle–Trochlear Groove (TT-TG) Distance. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX; April, 2014.
    7. Ebersole GM, Eckerle P, Farrow LD, Cutuk A, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Isometry is Affected by the Orientation of the Femoral Tunnel. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX; April, 2014.
    8. Traver JL, Guzman MA, Kaar SG, Cannada LK. Is the Axillary Nerve at Risk During a Deltoid-Splitting Approach for Proximal Humerus Fractures? Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX; April, 2014.
    9. Okoroafor UC, Saint-Preux F, Gill SW, Kaar SG. Does Proximal-Distal Tibial Tunnel Placement for PCL Reconstruction Matter? Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL; April, 2015.
    10. Shakir SA, Patel NH, Chamberland RR, Kaar SG. Investigation of cell phones as a potential source of bacterial contamination in the operating room. OREF/ORS St. Louis Region Resident Research Symposium, St Louis, MO; Sept, 2016

    Abstracts
    Poster Research Presentations National Meetings

    1. The Effect of Humeral Head Defect Size on Glenohumeral Stability. Kaar SG, Fening SD, Jones MH, Colbrunn R, Miniaci A. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV; February, 2009.
    2. Silver AG, Kaar SG, Grisell MK, Reagan JM, Farrow LD. Use of a flexible pin for drilling the femoral tunnel in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. AANA Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL; May 2010.
    3. Azzam MG, Lenarz CJ, Farrow LD, Israel HA, Kieffer DA, Kaar SG. Inter and intraobserver reliability of the clock face rePresentation as used to describe the femoral intercondylar notch. AANA Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL; May 2010.
    4. Wallace M, Bedi A, Lesniak BP, Farrow LD, Ajibade D, Kaar SG. What effect does ACL Tibial Guide Orientation Have on Tibial Tunnel Length? AANA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; April, 2011.
    5. Farrow LD, Huston K, Kaar, SG. A Simple Radiographic Sign Vertical Femoral Tunnel Placement During Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. AAOS Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA; February 2012
    6. Ahmed M, Young BT, Bledsoe G, Cutuk A, Kaar SG. Biomechanical comparison of an all soft-tissue technique vs. interference screw fixation for subpectoral tenodesis of long head of the biceps. AANA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX; April 2013
    7. Kaplan-List K, Kowalchuk RM, Kaar SG. Preoperative and Postoperative Radiographic Evaluation of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty(RTSA) from an Orthopedic Surgeon’s Perspective: Changes in Prosthetic Design, Positioning, Imaging Appearance, Complications and Normal Post-surgical Changes. RSNA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois; December 2013
    8. Udawatta T, Flesch L, Eng, M, Oliphant JE, Kaar, SG. Health Literacy and Patient Reported Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery Patients. ORS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; March 2017

    Abstracts
    Poster Research Presentations Regional Meetings

    1. Sinatra PM, Jernick JL, Bledsoe G, Kaar SG. Contribution of tension-reducing rotator cuff sutures on plate fixation of proximal humerus fractures. Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL; April 2013
    2. Corey RM, Cannada LK, Park NK, Kaar SG. Should we throw away the external fixator for knee dislocations? Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL; April 2017

    Supplemental Material

    Invited CME Talks:

    1. 1/22/2016 Faculty at St. Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Impingement. Hip arthroscopy lab instructor and course lecturer: Abductor Tears of the Hip. PASE lab, Saint Louis, MO.
    2. 1/12/2016 Pediatric orthopaedic sports medicine injuries. Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital online CME webinar. St Louis, MO.
    3. 12/15/2015 Hand injuries in sports medicine. St Louis Hand Special Interest Group monthly speaker. St Louis, MO.
    4. 8/4/2015 Falls in the Elderly. Breakthrough Coalition monthly speaker, Saint Louis, MO.
    5. 7/10/2015 Quadriceps, Patellar and Hamstring Injuries in Athletes. Instructional Course Lecture at AOSSM Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
    6. 4/28/2015 Is the Marx Activity Score valid for use in patients less than 18 years of age? Cleveland Clinic Foundations Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.
    7. 2/11/2015 Knee injuries in worker’s compensation patients. Guest speaker for Mercy POWER program. Mercy Hospital, Saint Louis, MO.
    8. 7/10/2014 Quadriceps, Patellar and Hamstring Injuries in Athletes. Instructional Course Lecture at AOSSM Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
    9. 4/24/2014 Shoulder Injuries Seen in the Emergency Department. Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants CME Seminar. Belleville Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.
    10. 3/27/2014 Hip Preservation in the Young Patient. Saint Marys Hospital SSM Physical Therapy. Invited Lecturer, Saint Louis, MO.
    11. 2/2013, 2/2014 Faculty at St. Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Impingement. Hip arthroscopy lab instructor and course lecturer: Operative Management of Labral and Cartilage Tears of the Hip. PASE lab, Saint Louis, MO.
    12. 10/2/2009, 5/11/2012, 1/10/2014 ACL and Meniscus Injuries. Saint Louis University Department of Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Saint Louis, MO.
    13. 5/31/2013 Hip Injuries in Athletes. Missouri Athletic Trainers Association Annual Symposium and Meeting, Saint Louis, MO
    14. 5/14/2013 Common Pediatric Sports Injuries. Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Emergency Medicine Trauma Lecture Series, Saint Louis, MO.
    15. 5/9/2013 The Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Division I University Sports Medicine Program. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Naples, FL.
    16. 9/19/2012 Common Shoulder Sports Medicine Injuries. Saint Mary’s Hospital Saint Louis University Department of Family and Community Medicine, Grand Rounds, Saint Louis, MO.
    17. 7/17/2012 Common Shoulder Sports Medicine Injuries. Saint Johns Mercy Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Saint Louis, MO.
    18. 5/11/2012 Common Knee Sports Medicine Injuries. Saint Louis University Department of Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Saint Louis, MO.
    19. 4/26/2012 to 4/28/2012 Teaching faculty for Annual Advances in Arthritis, Arthroplasty and Trauma, Saint Louis, MO.
      — Optimizing Outcomes Following Knee Surgery: Peri-operative Pain Management
      — Acute Evaluation of the Dislocated Knee and Approach To Multiple Ligament Injuries
      — Controversies in Sports Medicine—Case Presentations and Panel Discussions: Moderator
      — Recent Advances in DVT and Blood Management in Knee Surgery Panel Discussion: Panelist
      — Non-Surgical Management of the Arthritic Injured Knee: Rapid Fire: Panelis
    20. 11/18/2011 Common sports injuries in pediatric patients. Midwest Pediatric Trauma Conference, Saint Louis, MO.
    21. 5/12/2011 Inter and intraobserver reliability of the clock face rePresentation as used to describe the femoral intercondylar notch. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Manaus, Brazil.
    22. 9/16/2010 Locked plating. Biomedical Engineering Department Grand Rounds Lecture, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO.
    23. 7/15/2010 Common sports medicine cases. Saint Louis University Division of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds lecture, SLU Hospital, Saint Louis, MO.
    24. 9/16/2009 Common spine sports medicine injuries. Advanced Techniques in Cervical Spine Decompression and Stabilization, PASE lab, St Louis, MO.
    25. 8/13/2009 ACL injuries and prevention strategies. Forest Park Hospital, Annual Coaches Clinic, Saint Louis, MO.
    26. 6/6/2009 Nerve injuries of the shoulder. Missouri Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Saint Louis, MO.
    27. 9/18/2008 Thoracolumbar spine injuries in athletes. Complex Spine Course, Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education Lab, Saint Louis, MO.

    Invited non-CME Talks:

    1. 7/20/15, 7/7/2014, 6/6/2011 Anterior cruciate ligament injuries. Guest speaker for the Adventures in Medicine and Science program. PASE lab, Saint Louis, MO.
    2. 3/2/2015 CASE, PASE, Gift of Life Program. Guest speaker for SLU undergraduate course: Strategic Management 400. Saint Louis, MO.
    3. 4/9/2014 Concussions in adolescents and teenagers. Guest speaker at the Rush Soccer Club. Rockwood Summit High School, Fenton, MO.
    4. 4/7/2014 Management and leadership. An orthopaedic surgeon’s perspective. Guest speaker for SLU undergraduate course: Management Theory and Practice 300. Saint Louis, MO.
    5. 4/2/2014 ACL injuries and prevention strategies. Guest speaker at the Rush Soccer Club. Rockwood Summit High School, Fenton, MO.
    6. 8/22/2013 Falls in the Elderly. An interactive discussion on what to know, what to ask your doctor and how to prevent them with some easy tips and exercises. Guest speaker at the Brentmoor at the Senior Resource Teams Meeting, Saint Louis, MO.
    7. 2/27/2013 Falls in the elderly. An interactive discussion on what to know, what to ask your doctor and how to prevent them with some easy tips and exercises. Guest speaker at the Crowne Center Older Adult Community Action Program Meeting, Saint Louis, MO.
    8. 8/21/2012 Common Sports Medicine Injuries in Adolescents and Teenagers. Saint Louis Public Library, Saint Louis, MO.
    9. 3/3/2009 Common orthopaedic issues in the elderly. Guest speaker at the Gatesworth McKnight Place Assisted Living, Saint Louis, MO.

    Community Service

    1. Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) volunteer, 2010-current
    2. Jewish Federation of Saint Louis, Young Professionals Division, board member 2010-2012
    3. Shaare Zedek/Kol Rinah Synagogue board member, 2010-current