George A. Paletta, Jr.

George A. Paletta, Jr., MD

Sports Medicine
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

14825 N. Outer Forty Road, Ste 200
Chesterfield, MO 63017
p: (314) 392.5045
f: (314) 336.2639

To schedule an appointment,
please call: (314) 392.5045

A Leader in Sports Medicine

  1. Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine
  2. 2016-Present Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon, St. Louis Cardinals
  3. 1998-2014 Medical Director / Head Team Physician, St. Louis Cardinals
  4. 1998-2005 Head Team Physician, St. Louis Cardinals
  5. 1998-2005 Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery–Chief, Sports Medicine Service at Washington University School of Medicine
  6. 2000-2002 Head Team Physician/Medical Director, St. Louis Rams
  7. 1998-1999 Assistant Team Physician for the St. Louis Rams
  8. 1996-1998 Associate Team Physician for the New York Mets


  1. College: The College of Holy Cross,Worcester, Massachusetts
  2. Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  3. Orthopedic Surgery Resident: The Hospital for Special Surgery, N.Y., N.Y.
  4. Sports Medicine Research Fellow: The Hospital for Special Surgery, N.Y., N.Y.
  5. Internship: Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  6. Sports Medicine Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  7. Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

Affiliations and Memberships

  1. Diplomat American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  2. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  3. American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)
  4. The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  5. Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association
  6. Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  7. Missouri State Orthopedic Association
  8. St. Louis Orthopedic Society

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