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Kaneko Named Chief of Cardiac Surgery

Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, a leading cardiac surgeon with expertise in transcatheter therapeutics and minimally invasive surgery, joins the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as new section chief of cardiac surgery.

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Our surgeons and researchers are frequently featured in the media, both locally and nationally. Here are stories from around the web, featuring our expert faculty.


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

Atrial Fibrillation at a Glance

Atrial Fibrillation at a Glance

A healthy heart is essential to overall health and wellbeing, and an irregular heartbeat can be an early warning sign of complications down the line.
Asking the Big Questions

Asking the Big Questions

ACS-AEI fellow Tiffany Brocke, MD, seeks to advance surgical education for the next generation of trainees.