Welcome to the Department of Surgery

A national leader in surgical innovation, research and training

The Annual Report is here.

We are proud to share the Department of Surgery 2021 Annual Report, demonstrating our mission in action. You can read the Annual Report online to learn how the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has continued its leadership in patient care, research, education and health equity in a year of challenges and successes.

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4TH IN U.S. SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM

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STRONG RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

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4 RESIDENCIES, 13 FELLOWSHIPS

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LARGE, DIVERSE PATIENT POPULATION

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750 CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDIES

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$22 M IN TOTAL FUNDING


Excellence in

Patient Care


Find the comprehensive surgical care you need at Washington University Surgery

Research


Learn more about innovative investigations in basic science, clinical studies and translational research to advance patient care and safety

Education


Learn more about the nationally ranked surgical training programs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


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Surgical Specialties

Over the past 50 years, surgical fields have become increasingly specialized, and today, the department provides care in a wide range of specialties represented by its divisions and sections.


Our Stories

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Find a Surgeon

Our surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary team of experts, bringing together the expertise and personalized treatment to achieve your best outcome.

Our Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine
CENTER FOR ADVANCED MEDICINE
CENTER FOR OUTPATIENT HEALTH
SITEMAN CANCER CENTER AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CAMPUS
SITEMAN CANCER CENTER AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CAMPUS
BARNES-JEWISH WEST COUNTY HOSPITAL
BARNES-JEWISH WEST COUNTY HOSPITAL
ST. LOUIS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL
CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL