William C. Warner Jr., MD

    Orthopedic Division, Surgery Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis

    Surgical Division of Orthopedics
    1400 South Germantown Parkway
    Memphis, TN  28138
    (901) 759-3142


    BS - Chemistry, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
    MD - Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Internship - General Surgery;University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
    Internship - Orthopaedic Surgery, Campbell Clinic, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee 1988
    Fellowship - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 1989

    Clinical/Research Interests

    1) Clinical study comparing Harrington Rod instrumentation and CD instrumentation using ISSI.
    2) Rizotomy in Cerebral Palsy patients – Le Bonheur based study.
    3) Ciprofloxacin Prophylaxis for prevention of bacterial infection in bone marrow transplant patients St. Jude based study.
    4) Intramedullary nail study for femur fractures in children.
    5) Computer model for progression of Scoliosis – Danek Medical Company.
    6) Percutaneous pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Professional Memberships

    Selected Publications

    Scheinhorn D, Warner W, Ellis E. Incentive Spirometer for Bedside Studies. Southen Medical Journal 75 (6) 687-690, June 1982.

    Grossett L, Betz R, Beaty J, Warner W, Steel H. Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Long-Term Follow-Up. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1986. Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research 245, August 1989.

    Lindaman L, Canale ST, Beaty JH, Warner WC. A Flouroscopic Technique for Determining the Incision Site for Percutaneous Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, November 1991.

    Lederer J, Warner W, Leggiadro RJ. Clarithromycin Treatment of Post-Traumatic Mycobacterium Fortuitum Wound Infection. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 12 (8) 697-698, August 1993.

    Warner W, Fackler C. Comparison of Two Instrumentation Techniques in Treatment of Lumbar Kyphosis in Myelodysplasia. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 13 (6) 704-708, November/December 1993.

    Donahue D, Muhlbauer M, Kaufman R, Warner W, Sanford R. Childhood Survival of Atlanto-Occipital Dislocation: Underdiagnosis, Recognition, Treatment, and Review of Literature. Pediatric Neurosurgery 21 105-111.

    Warner W. Surgical Treatment of Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis.  Physical Therapy Practices Journal 3 (3) 127-135.

    Beaty J, Austin S, Warner W, Canale ST, Nichols L. Interlocking Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral-Shaft Fractures in Adolescents: Preliminary Results and Comparisions. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 14 178-183.

    Wester W, Canale ST, Dutkowsky J, Warner W, Beaty J. Prediction of Angular Deformities and Leg Length Discrepancies after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction of Skeletally Immature Patients. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 14 516-521.

    Canale ST, Azar F, Young J, Beaty J, Warner W, Whitmer G. Subtrochanteric Fractures after Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Complications of Unused Drill Holes. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 14 623-626.

    Warner W, Beaty J, Canale ST. Chondrolysis: Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B 5 168-172.

    Warner W. Blood Conservation Techniques. Seminars in Spine Surgery 10 48-54.


    Last update: June 2003