George A. Paletta, Jr., MD

Sports Medicine
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

George A Patella

Sports Medicine

14825 N. Outer Forty Road, Ste 200
Chesterfield, MO 63017

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(314) 392-5045
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(314) 336-2639

A Leader in Sports Medicine

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


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

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Diplomat American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)
  • The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association
  • Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  • Missouri State Orthopedic Association
  • St. Louis Orthopedic Society