The Department of Surgery faculty members strive to share their research with the public. Faculty members speak with news organizations and contribute content to help educate the public about cancer and chronic disease prevention.

Department News

Recent news announcements from the Department of Surgery including faculty research and accomplishments, as well as community education information.

Celebrating Big for Savannah

Celebrating Big for Savannah

Meet 11-year-old Savannah and her surgeon, Baddr Shakhsheer, who restored a sense of regularity to her life at the Pediatric Colorectal Center.
Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.
WISE Without Walls

WISE Without Walls

Remote and in-person training opportunities at the WISE Center create innovations in the world of surgical education.
Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.
Women in Urology

Women in Urology

Research shows that the role of women in urology is growing rapidly, but there is still work to be done to ensure equity and access to opportunities. Erica Traxel, MD, Director of the Urologic Surgery Residency Program, and women in the residency program share their experiences at the School of Medicine.
New Faculty 2020

New Faculty 2020

New faculty joining the Department of Surgery in 2020 enhance our ability to care for the St. Louis community and surrounding areas.