2023 Annual Report (Links to an external site)

This report highlights the exceptional work of our department, including milestones in minimally invasive surgery, advances in cutting edge research and our commitment to world-class surgical training.

Top Doctors 2024

Congratulations to the 51 faculty from the Department of Surgery who were recognized in the 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctors list. 

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 […]

Top Gun 2023

General surgery residents refine minimally invasive surgical skills and compete at WISE and SAGES.

Top Doctors 2023

Congratulations to the 41 Department of Surgery faculty recognized on the 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.

SPAR Program Receives 2022 QUEST Award

SPAR Program QUEST Award with backdrop of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The Surgical Prehabilitation and Readiness program is awarded the QUEST Award for its improvement of patient recovery by preparing them before surgery occurs.

Top Doctors 2022

Top Doctors 2022 WashU Surgery

Congratulations to the Department of Surgery faculty recognized on the 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.

Department of Surgery New Faculty: July 2022

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.