We provide leading-edge, multidisciplinary patient care in partnership with two nationally ranked hospitals. Our patients have access to the tried and true, as well as the very latest in technologies and techniques, many developed right here at Washington University School of Medicine.
Our surgeons are all Washington University physicians who treat patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, other BJC hospitals and facilities through the St. Louis region and beyond.
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The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery offers comprehensive surgical treatment of adult and pediatric heart and lung disease in three sections: heart surgery, lung surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
General Surgery – Acute and Critical Care Surgery
The Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery provides comprehensive care of severely burned patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis; clinical services in a Level 1 Trauma Center and outpatient trauma clinic; and surgical critical care in a state-of-the-art Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
General Surgery – Colon and Rectal Surgery
The Section of Colorectal Surgery takes a comprehensive approach to patient screening and treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, utilizing both surgical and non-operative techniques.
General Surgery – Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic & GI Surgery
The Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic & GI Surgery treats – and serves as a major referral center for – disorders of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and gastrointestinal tract.
General Surgery – Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery offers minimally invasive and open surgery to treat gastrointestinal (GI) conditions and collaborates with other specialties on minimally invasive procedures.
General Surgery – Surgical Oncology
The Section of Surgical Oncology treats patients with diseases of the endocrine system (the adrenal glands, pancreas, parathyroid, thyroid and other endocrine organs); disorders of the spleen; diseases of the breast, including breast cancer; head and neck cancer; gastrointestinal cancer; melanoma; sarcoma; hernias; and other conditions.
General Surgery – Transplant Surgery
The Section of Transplant Surgery provides abdominal organ transplants for people with advanced liver (hepatic) disease and end-stage renal (kidney) disease as well as treating complicated problems that might otherwise cause patients to be listed as transplant candidates elsewhere.
General Surgery – Vascular Surgery
The Section of Vascular Surgery offers minimally invasive surgical techniques and other treatment to patients with vascular disease including abdominal aortic aneurysms, thoracic aneurysms, renal aneurysms, carotid artery disease, arterial occlusive disease, brachiocephalic and upper extremity occlusive disease, aortoiliac and lower extremity occlusive arterial disease, and venous and lymphatic disease.
The Division of Pediatric Surgery treats a wide spectrum of medical conditions in children, from congenital anomalies (birth defects) to hernias, traumatic injuries, burns and cancerous tumors.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery treats patients through craniofacial, cleft lip and palate surgery; hand and upper extremity injury surgery; cosmetic surgery; microsurgery/reconstructive surgery following cancer, trauma or other injuries; wound and skin care management; and pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The Division of Urologic Surgery offers a wide range of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for medical conditions of the urogenital tract, including the prostate and testicles in males and the kidneys and bladder in both males and females.