Chief of Urology Gerald Andriole, MD, explains the importance of prostate cancer screening and how early detection can save lives.
Washington University hernia surgeons explain the causes and types of hernia, as well as symptoms to look out for and treatment options for hernias.
A multidisciplinary team of Washington University surgeons saved Julius Moss from having an amputation after his diabetic foot ulcer refused to heal.
Washington University Acute and Critical Care Surgeons specialize in traumatic injuries, emergency surgeries, geriatric trauma, general surgeries, burn and wound care and critical care.
Washington University plastic and reconstructive surgeon Kamlesh Patel shares what makes his pediatric patients superheroes in his eyes.
The Washington University pediatric liver care and transplant team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital shares what makes their pediatric patients superheroes in their eyes.
Cardiothoracic surgeon Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, MPHS, brings his expertise in heart, lung, and esophageal surgery to Christian Hospital after a decade of training at Washington University School of Medicine.
Testicular cancer expert Zachary Smith, MD, explains how and why to perform regular self-examinations for testicular cancer.
A new study from the Department of Surgery shows that the use of robotics for weight loss surgery has increased in recent years. Bariatric surgeons and public health scientists examine this rise and what it might mean for the future of weight loss surgery.
An organ donor can save as many as seven lives. Still, some people have concerns about becoming an organ donor. Transplant surgeon William Chapman, MD, explains the donation process and addresses common concerns people have regarding organ donation.
Lung surgeon Benjamin Kozower, MD, MPH, explains new lung cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Washington University urologist Eric Kim, MD, reaches major milestone with new robotic technology for urologic surgery.
Director of Kidney and Pancreatic Transplantation at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center Jason Wellen, MD, MBA, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about kidney transplant.
Washington University Colon and Rectal provides the highest level of care for patients with colorectal cancer.
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD, shares life-saving advances in lung transplant and heart surgery with the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Bariatric surgeon Francesca Dimou, MD, MS, helps people achieve their goals with weight loss surgery. Dimou describes the transformative process, offers advice and shares the story of her surgical training.
Bariatric surgeon Francesca Dimou, MD, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about robotic weight loss surgery.
Transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon Adeel Khan discusses the growth of the Robotic Transplant Surgery Program at the School of Medicine, the reasons behind its success and the impact on patient care.
For young people with pancreatitis, total pancreatectomy and islet auto-transplant can prevent years of chronic pain. HPB surgeon Chet Hammill, MD, MCR, explains the procedure and encourages people to learn about their options early in life.
Meet 11-year-old Savannah and her surgeon, Baddr Shakhsheer, who restored a sense of regularity to her life at the Pediatric Colorectal Center.
Results of an international study including School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center researchers show improved outcomes for patients with advanced cases of rectal cancer.
The Skin Cancer Team at Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center shares information on skin cancer types and treatments.
Researchers in Minimally Invasive Surgery study the impact of patient self-education on health care decisions regarding hernia repair and surgical mesh.
Shaina Eckhouse, MD, works in collaboration with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the Healthy Start Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and fellow surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to treat adolescent patients with bariatric surgery.
The Skin Cancer Team at Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center shares their advice for safely enjoying outdoor activities.
Ida Fox, MD, takes a biopsychosocial approach to medicine, helping people with spinal cord injuries regain hand function.
Amy Cyr, MD, is wholly committed to helping women understand their risk for breast cancer and what they can do about it.
Plastic and Reconstructive, ACCS and Vascular surgeons are taking innovative steps in growing a limb salvage service for patients who might otherwise require amputation.
Care is at the heart of the Washington University Transgender Center’s mission.
Gerald Andriole, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery, leads the offensive against the most threatening forms of prostate cancer.
Washington University School of Medicine faculty study the impact of false-negative diagnoses in Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Steven Strasberg, MD, focuses on delivering the best outcomes for all patients by measuring length of stay and readmission rates.
The Lung Transplant Program at Washington University School of Medicine celebrates its success in completing 103 lung transplants in 2019, the program’s highest number of lung transplants procedures completed in a year. The program, which now has performed 1,800 total lung transplants since 1988, has proven to be a cardinal expert in lung transplantation. “Although […]