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.

Department of Surgery Teaching Awards 2020-2021

Department of Surgery Teaching Awards 2020-2021

The Department of Surgery recognizes residents, fellows and faculty for their contributions to resident and medical student education during the 2020-2021 academic year.
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.
Ask the Doctors: Aortic Aneurysms and Repair

Ask the Doctors: Aortic Aneurysms and Repair

Vascular surgeon Brian Rubin, MD, answers frequently asked questions about aortic aneurysms. Dr. Rubin specializes in endovascular and open surgical treatment of vascular disease, including thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Ask the Doctors: Hernias and Hernia Repair Surgery

Ask the Doctors: Hernias and Hernia Repair Surgery

Hernia repair surgeon Sara Holden, MD, answers frequently asked questions about hernias. Holden specializes in abdominal wall hernia repair and is an expert in minimally invasive techniques.