Dr. Leesa M Galatz MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Leesa Galatz is an orthopedic surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children-St. Louis. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Galatz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 36 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 30 at Shriners Hospitals for Children-St. Louis who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1994

George Washington University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994–1998

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 13 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The effect of age on rat rotator cuff muscle architecture.
Swan, M. A.,Sato, E.,Galatz, L. M.,Thomopoulos, S.,Ward, S. R.

Skeletal muscle fibrosis and stiffness increase after rotator cuff tendon injury and neuromuscular compromise in a rat model.
Sato, E. J.,Killian, M. L.,Choi, A. J.,Lin, E.,Esparza, M. C.,Galatz, L. M.,Thomopoulos, S.,Ward, S. R.

Pectoralis major tendon transfer for irreparable subscapularis tears.
Nelson, G. N.,Namdari, S.,Galatz, L.,Keener, J. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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