Sara Holden, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery

Common Procedures & Diagnoses Treated

  • Abdominal wall hernia repair (ventral, incisional, and inguinal hernias)
  • Minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) management of benign foregut disorders (achalasia, hiatal hernias, paraesophageal hernias)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Endoscopic treatment of achalasia (POEM)
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Solid organ surgery (adrenal, spleen)

Board Certifications

General Surgery


Medical School: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, 2010

Postdoctoral Education

Post-Doctoral Research: NIH T32 Surgical Oncology Research Training Program; University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI, 2011-2013


2010-2017 – General Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


2017-2018 – Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Floor 8, Suite C
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Medical Building 4
1044 North Mason Road
Suite 310
St. Louis, MO  63141

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To request an appointment with Dr. Holden, please call (314) 454-8877.