Brian Rubin, MD, honored as recipient of 2022 BJH Medical Staff Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
HPB Nurse Coordinator recognized as first recipient of nursing award at 2022 Cholangiocarcinoma Summit.
Pioneer in peripheral nerve surgery recognized at annual meeting.
Ryan Fields, MD, recognized alongside Paul and Elke Koch and Kim and Tim Eberlein, MD, at distinguished professorship installation ceremony.
Transcatheter cardiac surgeon leads section with innovation in clinical, research and education programs.
General Surgery Residency Program Director Paul Wise selected to APDS executive committee.
Washington University welcomes Drs. Ebersole, Leigh, Spruce and Yeh to the Department of Surgery.
AAES Foundation award recognizes Brown’s investigations in new therapies for aggressive thyroid cancer.
Distinguished endowed chair recognizes Doyle’s vital role in transplant surgery.
Congratulations to the Department of Surgery faculty recognized on the 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.
Washington University welcomes Drs. Al-Aref, Craft, Gul, Hayek, Holzem and Yu to the Department of Surgery.
Historic Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to host 70th Annual Meeting.
John R. Caulk Visiting Professor Gerald Andriole, MD, and Justin J. Cordonnier Visiting Professor Mohammad Allaf, MD, visit the Division of Urology.
The Department of Surgery welcomes new Chair, John Olson, MD, and the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Public Health Sciences and Urologic Surgery welcome new faculty.
Congratulations to our 2022 graduates, who will go on to become leaders in surgery.
This distinction recognizes the Weight Loss Surgery Program as expert providers in delivering specialty care.
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.
Kimberly Berni, MD, and Jeffrey Glaser, MD, join Washington University Urology at Progress West Hospital and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.
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.
The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis welcomes Neil Ermitano, DPM, as an assistant professor of surgery in the Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is once again recognized nationally for excellence in mitral valve repair by the Mitral Foundation and the American Heart Association.
Timothy Eberlein, MD, shares how the Department of Surgery has led in reducing health care disparities and improving health equity.
Joani Christensen, MD, treats lymphatic and oncologic problems with microsurgical precision.
Vicky Peck, RN, Patient Safety and Quality Coordinator, and Erica Traxel, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, helped create a culture of safety in the Division of Urologic Surgery by developing a program to track ureteral stents.
Dr. Isaiah Turnbull, a researcher and surgeon at Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, has received a four-year $1.5 million grant for his research on immunosuppression induced by burn injuries. This work is in partnership with the Military Burn Research Program.
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.
The Department of Surgery’s Kristin Geile, RN, MSN, CCRC, was recently named a finalist for St. Louis Magazine’s 2022 Excellence in Nursing Awards.
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.
At the 2020-2021 Distinguished Service Teaching Awards, three members of the department were recognized for their contributions to medical student education.
Susan Mackinnon, MD, the Minot Packer Fryer Professor of Plastic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) 2022 Honorary Award.
Washington University pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Jacob Miller, MD, specializes in the surgical treatment of congenital heart and lung conditions at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Miller joins the faculty after completing world-class surgical training at the School of Medicine.
Financial accounting assistant Gayle Harvey retires after nearly 40 years at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Amit Pawale, MD, joins the department as surgical director of heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Ambulatory coder Beth Jurgensen retires after 35 years at Washington University. She reflects on the many fond memories from throughout her career while looking forward to giving back during retirement.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Caeli Vascular, Inc., are developing the first sequestered therapy device for removal of deep vein thrombosis.
Assistant Professor of Surgery Akinobu Itoh, MD, PhD, transitions to role as transplant director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery Michael Brunt, MD, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Barnes-Jewish Medical Staff Association.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s top centers for mitral valve repair surgery as it receives the 2021 Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award.
Surgeons Adetunji Toriola, MD, PhD and Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD from the Department of Surgery have received prestigious R01 grants from National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their research in cancer and vascular medicine, respectively.
Get to know residents Julie Clanahan and Britta Han in the General Surgery residency program, why they chose Washington University School of Medicine for their surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.
Michael Brunt, MD, Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery is among 15 fellows inducted into the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine in 2021.
Get to know resident Laura Lee in the Urology residency programs, why she chose Washington University School of Medicine for her surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.
Gerald Andriole, MD, will leave his role as Chief of Urologic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis in January 2022.
The Department of Surgery recognizes residents, fellows and faculty for their contributions to resident and medical student education during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Mary Klingensmith, MD, transitions to new national leadership role in surgical education as Senior Vice President for Procedural Accreditation at the ACGME.
Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery L. Michael Brunt, MD, receives the Pruett Family Professorship in Surgery.
Steven Strasberg, MD, retires after a seminal 50-year career in HPB-GI surgery.
Britta Han, MD, MSEd, brings her passion for education to the WISE Center as an ACS-AEI Education Fellow.