40 Years of Service: Celebrating Nancy Myers, Liz Nordike and Mary Quasebarth

Many faculty and staff enjoy long, rewarding careers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. This year, three Department of Surgery staff reach a significant milestone in their length of service at the School of Medicine. Nancy Myers, Liz Nordike and Mary Quasebarth all celebrate 40 years at Washington University. Though their paths […]

A Helping Hand: Carmen’s Story

Dr. Pet listens to pulse in patient's fingers using ultrasound in clinic room

A rare disease nearly cost Carmen her hands, until she met microvascular surgeon Mitchell Pet, MD.

Understanding ECMO

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation helps the body recover during heart or lung failure.

A Beautiful New Heart: Audrey’s Story

Baby Audrey smiling in red dress at birthday party holding parents' hands.

Audrey was born with a rare combination of heart conditions. Thanks to an organ donor and the St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center team, she celebrated her first birthday at home with a new heart.

High Blood Pressure and Erectile Dysfunction

Doctor taking a blood pressure reading with cuff and stethoscope.

Both high blood pressure and erectile dysfunction are common among older men. Understanding the relationship between these conditions could help men find the treatment that’s right for them.

A Durable Treatment for Recurrent Hernias

Research by Washington University hernia surgeons finds a durable solution for treating complex recurrent ventral hernias. The findings are published in the journal Surgery.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease or Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Comparison of IBS and IBD symptoms with medical illustration of the digestive system.

Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome are two different gastrointestinal conditions. Learn more about each, and how Washington University Colon & Rectal Surgery provides team-based care for inflammatory bowel disease.

Frye Wins Top Gun at SAGES 2022

SAGES Top Gun winner Corbin Frye holding trophy with Chris Eagon and Michael Brunt

General surgery resident Corbin Frye, MD, won the SAGES Top Gun competition for the second year in a row. Frye and his fellow residents hone laparoscopic skills at the Washington University Institute for Surgical Education.