Washington University welcomes Drs. Niziolek, Panni, Martin, Datta, Brandt and Cullinan to the Department of Surgery.
Accomplished surgeon and educator to oversee training programs.
Renowned surgical educator to lead national organization.
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 […]
Recipient of Pearson Fellowship to study approaches to lung transplant and benign esophageal disease at Washington University.
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Doctors explain what to know about pancreatic cancer and signs to be aware of.
The Get Screened Now program is intended to increase public awareness about the importance of screening, with an emphasis on those who are medically underserved.
Researchers identify measures to improve treatment quality, health outcomes.
Michael McDermott wasn’t sure he’d make it through the next hour. Now, after surgery in St. Louis, he’s going home for the holidays.
Less frequent CT scans may reduce health-care costs, patient anxiety.
Compound kills tumors in mice, human cancer cells in multiple ways.
A rare disease nearly cost Carmen her hands, until she met microvascular surgeon Mitchell Pet, MD.
Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, a professor of surgery in the Division of Public Health Sciences, has been named a William H. Danforth Washington University Physician Scholar.
Transcatheter cardiac surgeon leads section with innovation in clinical, research and education programs.
Atlas of pancreas tumors reveals important new findings in treatment resistance, possible new therapies.
Surgeons use virtual reality headsets for intraoperative planning of DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
After beloved St. Louis radio personality Jeff Burton died from prostate cancer, Zachary Smith, MD, appeared on Fox2 to discuss what men need to know about this disease.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation helps the body recover during heart or lung failure.
State-of-the-art breast reconstruction provides natural results after mastectomy.
Distinguished endowed chair recognizes Doyle’s vital role in transplant surgery.
Screening guidelines updated in 2021 nearly double the number of eligible individuals.
Cessation treatment can aid such dual nicotine users.
Department of Surgery faculty and staff participate in training for residency and fellowship leaders.
Congratulations to graduating urology residents and fellows from the class of 2022.
Congratulations to our 2022 graduates, who will go on to become leaders in surgery.
A hernia belt can provide temporary relief, but surgery is the only way to fix a hernia.
Visiting professor and research presentations honor legacy of plastic surgery chair.
Eberlein delivers a reflection on the future of surgery and residents present annual awards.
Dr. Blatnik fixed the complex hernias that caused Vojin pain for years.
Graduating medical students recognize Michael Awad, MD, PhD, for his commitment to education.
General surgery residents volunteered with Surgical Outreach for the Americas to help patients in El Salvador.
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.
Timothy Eberlein, MD, shares how the Department of Surgery has led in reducing health care disparities and improving health equity.
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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.
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 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.
Recognized for expertise in endocrine tumor development.
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.
General surgery residents at the Washington University Institute for Surgical Education get hands-on experience with the latest innovations in surgical technology during an introduction to robotic surgery training course.
Puja Kachroo, MD, has been named surgical director of the Center for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Kachroo is a leading expert in aortic disease and cardiac surgery.
Investigators from the Thoracic Immunology Laboratory have identified pathways leading to ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. Their findings are published in the journal PNAS.
At the 2020-2021 Distinguished Service Teaching Awards, three members of the department were recognized for their contributions to medical student education.
Lymphedema is swelling caused by a blockage or damage to the lymphatic system. Most cases of lymphedema in the United States happen after cancer or cancer treatment. Understanding this condition can help with lymphedema prevention, management and treatment.