Our surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary team of Washington University Physicians. This means that when you see a Washington University surgeon, you have access to the most advanced surgical and medical treatments from a team of leading experts.

Our specialists provide compassionate care in the region’s top surgical programs.

With our partners at Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and as part of the BJC Collaborative, we are here when you need us.

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Surgical Specialties

Acute and Critical Care Surgery

Traumatic injuries, emergency surgeries, burn and wound care, critical care

Cardiac Surgery

Heart surgery, aortic surgery, atrial fibrillation treatment, heart transplant

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colorectal cancer screening and surgery, inflammatory bowel disease treatment, surgery for benign anorectal disorders and pelvic floor disorders, peritoneal surface disease treatment

HPB-GI Surgery

Liver, pancreas, bile duct, and stomach cancer surgery, and treatment for pancreatitis, liver cysts, bile duct injuries, gallbladder problems, and pancreatic cysts

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Hernia surgery, weight loss surgery, gallbladder removal, adrenal gland removal, achalasia treatment, gastroesophageal reflux treatment

Pediatric Surgery

Treatment for birth defects, burn and trauma care, pediatric cancer treatment, pediatric colorectal surgery, pediatric hernia surgery

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Congenital cardiac surgery, neonatal surgery, ventricular assist device surgery, heart and lung transplant

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Adult craniofacial surgery, aesthetic surgery, breast reconstruction, general reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, lymphedema treatment, nerve surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, transgender surgery

Surgical Oncology

Breast surgery, endocrine surgery, gastrointestinal cancer surgery, head and neck cancer surgery, skin cancer treatment

Thoracic Surgery

Lung cancer surgery, lung volume reduction, benign esophageal disease surgery, lung transplant

Transplant Surgery

Liver transplant surgery, kidney transplant surgery, and pancreas transplant surgery


Kidney and prostate cancer treatment, kidney stone treatment, men’s health care, pediatric urology, reconstructive urology, treatment for bladder and urinary tract problems

Vascular Surgery

Treatment for aneurysms, vascular diseases, thoracic outlet syndrome, blood clots, carotid artery disease, critical limb-threatening ischemia