Jessica K. Staszak, MD, MS

Jessica K. Staszak, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Acute care and emergency general surgery
  • Trauma
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Cardiothoracic surgery (ICU)
  • Specialty Areas
  • Surgical ICU

Common Procedures

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Colectomy
  • Trauma abdominal exploration
  • Bowel resection

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Penetrating or blunt trauma
  • Perforated viscous
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Abdominal wall hernia

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Surgical Critical Care


Medical School: 2013, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.


2020, General Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN


2021, Pediatric Surgical Critical Care, Children’s Mercy Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO

2022, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO


2014, General Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Professional Memberships

Eastern Association for Surgery of Trauma

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

American College of Surgeons

Association of Women Surgeons


Area of Research Interest

Quality improvement and patient safety



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Christian Hospital

Patients Seen At

Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, IL 62002

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141

Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, MO 63136

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 North Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO 63131

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital
751 Sappington Bridge Road
Sullivan, MO 63080

Memorial Hospital Belleville
4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL 62226

Memorial Hospital Shiloh
1404 Cross Street
Shiloh, IL 62269

Parkland Health Center
1101 West Liberty Street
Farmington, MO 63640

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
St. Louis MO 63110


To contact an Acute & Critical Care surgeon, please call 314-362-5298.