Dr. Charles Goldfarb, MD

Dr. Charles Goldfarb, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(38)
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Dr. Charles Goldfarb, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

4921 Parkview Pl # CB8605

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 747-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 36 More

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Gout
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ectrodactyly - Polydactyly
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polydactyly
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Ray Agenesis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Syndactyly
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Williams
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Washington U/B Jh/Slch Conc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goldfarb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goldfarb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goldfarb to family and friends
4.4
based on 38 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Goldfarb's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in St Louis, MO |
Dr. Goldfarb is a wonderful doctor, and a very personable person. I have used him for about five years. Robert Prywitch
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in St Charles, MO |
Dr. Goldfarb has operated on my oldest daughter, age 6, three times for polydactyly. He will also be operating on my infant soon for the same thing. He has amazing bedside manner and truly cares about each of his patients. He did a great job making my daughters hands and feet fully functional and...more
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in Rolla, MO |
Dr. Charles Goldfarb performed carpal tunnel releases on both of my wrists as well as performed surgery on both of my elbows for pinched ulnar nerves. He recommended doing the wrist and elbow on the same arm first, then the second arm three weeks later. Everything went very smoothly and the...more
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I would have to say that Dr.Goldfarb Is by far the best hand surgeon out there. He built a robotic arm for a kid at Shriners. And he did all of Yadir Molina hand surgeries . I wonder why Yadi picked Dr. Goldfarb when the Cardinals just signed their orthopedic contract with Mercy. I guess it's...more
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in St. Louis, MO |
I saw Dr Goldfarb three times in the past 2 plus years,,in office needle procedures ,,,Dupuytrons contracture ,and he seemed cordial , however not very interested in exploring further treatment that might help my condition. Two weeks ago saw Goldfarb once more for second opinion re; very...more
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Dr. Goldfarb accepts 45 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Preferred Select
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
    Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
    Health and Life PPO
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Tricare
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Goldfarb has admitting privileges

Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Hospital
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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