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Dr. St Pierre's bio
This content was provided by Dr. St Pierre "Committed to the care of athletes of all ages, Dr. Patrick St. Pierre is the team physician for College of the Desert, Palm Desert High School and Palm Springs Power Baseball. As Medical Director for the BNP Paribas Tennis Open, he cares for the world's best tennis players on a yearly basis. He has also served as team physician for Army Athletics (West Point), Tacoma Sabercats (AA Professional Hockey) West Coast Hockey League, Tacoma Rainiers (AAA Professional Baseball) Pacific Coast Baseball League and Marymount University. He is a nationally recognized shoulder expert and as such, is the only Coachella Valley member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and one of only 200 nationwide. Dr. St. Pierre is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. After completing his Orthopaedic surgery residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, he completed fellowships in Medical Research at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at West Point. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. Dr. St. Pierre is very involved in Sports Medicine and Shoulder research and has been recognized with several international and national awards. He has written numerous articles and book chapters, and has edited four books on Sports Medicine. He frequently lectures around the world on sports medicine, shoulder and arthroscopy topics."
This content was provided by Dr. St Pierre ""My goal each day is to help patients alleviate pain, restore function and to stay active and healthy so they can stay fit for life""
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Difficulty With Walking
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Spinal Nerve Block
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
Us Military Academy
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Medical School | Graduated 1987
Madigan Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
Keller Army Community Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
Walter Reed Army Inst Rsch
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
St. Pierre P: Hand Injuries in Athletes. In Handbook of Sports Medicine 2nd Edition. Edited by Lillegard, W and Rucker, K, Stoneham, MA. Butterworth-Heinmann, 1998.,
St. Pierre P, Gonzales R: Shoulder Fractures and Clavicular Joint Injuries. In Seidenberg P, Buetler A (ed.) Sports Medicine Resource Manual. Philadelphia, PA, W. B. Saunders, 2008.,
St. Pierre P: Hand Injuries in Athletes. In Handbook of Sports Medicine. Edited by Lillegard, W and Rucker, K, Stoneham, MA. Butterworth-Heinmann, 1993.,
St. Pierre P, Miller MD: PCL Reconstruction. In Clinics in Sports Medicine 18(1):199-221, 1999.,
St. Pierre P, Gonzales R: Injuries of the Shoulder and Arm. In Seidenberg P, Buetler A (ed.) Sports Medicine Resource Manual. Philadelphia, PA, W. B. Saunders, 2008.,
Arciero RA and St. Pierre P: Acute Shoulder Dislocation: Indications and Techniques for Operative Management. In Clin Sports Med 14(4):937-953, 1995.,
St. Pierre P: Instrumentation and Equipment. In Arthroscopy. Edited by Miller M and Cole B, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.,
Hopkinson W, St. Pierre P, Ryan JB, Wheeler, J: Syndesmosis sprains of the Ankle. Foot Ankle, 10:325-330, 1990.,
Uhorchak JM, Scoville CR, Williams G, Arciero RA, St. Pierre P, Taylor DC: Risk Factors Associated with Non-Contact ACL Injury. A Prospective Four-Year Evaluation of 859 West Point Cadets. Am J Sport Med. 31(6):831-842, 2003.,
St. Pierre P, Nirschl RP: Mini-Open Surgical Management of Tennis Elbow Pathology. Techniques in Orthopaedics. Surgical Management of Complex Elbow Problems: Update 2006. 21(4):266-275, December 2006,
St. Pierre P: Complications of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 12:167-171, 2004.,
St. Pierre P, Staheli LT, Smith JB, Green NE: Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Children and Adolescents. J Pediat Orthop 15(4):470-473, 1995.,
Arciero RA, St. Pierre P: Acute shoulder dislocation Indications and techniques for operative management. Clin Sports Med. 14(4): 937-53, 1995.,
St. Pierre P, Olson EJ, Elliott JJ, et al: Tendon Healing to Cortical Bone Versus a Cancellous Trough. A biomechanical and histological evaluation in the goat. J Bone Joint Surg 77A: 1858-1866, 1995.,
Asplund C, St. Pierre P: Knee Pain and Bicycling. Phys Sportsmed 32(4):23-30, 2004.,
Cameron S, St. Pierre P, Wilson, W: A Prospective, Randomized Comparison of Open versus Arthroscopically Assisted Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Orthopedics 18:249-252, 1995.,
McDevitt E, Taylor DC, Miller MD, Gerber JP, Ziemke G, Hinkin D, Uhorchak JM, Arciero RA, St. Pierre P. Functional Bracing after ACL Reconstruction. Am J Sport Med. 32(8):1887-1892, 2004.,