Sean C. Glasgow, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Carcinomatosis
  • Peritoneal surface disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal cancer – neoadjuvant therapy, surgery and non-operative management
  • Anal cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
  • Anorectal diseases – Hemorrhoids, Fissures, Abscess, Fistula, Condyloma, Pilonidal cysts
  • Inherited colorectal cancer and hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes
  • Intestinal stomas
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Constipation
  • Fecal incontinence

Common Procedures

  • Surgeries for cytoreduction
  • Rectal cancer
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Anorectal procedures
  • Creation and removal intestinal stomas
  • Laparoscopic procedures
  • robotic colectomy
  • sacral nerve stimulation
  • colonoscopy
  • hemorrhoidectomy

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Anal cancer
  • Carcinomatosis
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal stomas
  • Peritoneal surface disease
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Ulcerative colitis

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1999


2002-2003 General Surgery Internship, Wilford Hall (USAF) / University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

2003-2008 General Surgery Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


2009 Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Western Surgical Association

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Awards and Honors

2021 Top Doctors

2020 – Best Doctors in America Award, Surgical Oncology

2019-2020 – Star Reviewer, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

2019 – Best Doctors in America Award, Surgical Oncology

2018-2019 – Star Reviewer, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

2017 – Top 10% Physicians in Patient Satisfaction, Washington University

2009 – Carl Christensen Award for Outstanding Clinical Fellow

2008 – Eugene M. Bricker Chief Resident Teaching Award

1997 – Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society

1995 – Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Duke University School of Engineering, Durham, NC


Areas of Research Interest

Peritoneal Surface Disease

Metastatic cancer with carcinomatosis

Appendiceal neoplasms

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Colorectal cancer

Rectal cancer

Clinical Trials

2019 – 2020 – “Specimen Collection Study for Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Adenomas” Freenome, Inc.

2017 – 2019 – “Efficacy and Safety of LifeSeal Kit for Staple Line Sealing in Colorectal and Colonanal Anastomoses: A Prospective Randomized Study” Study PI: Steven Wexner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Florida

2016 – 2019 – “ICARuS (Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy After cytoreductive Surgery): A Multi-center, Randomized phase II Trial of Early Post-Operative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (EPIC) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) After Optimal Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) for Neoplasms of the Appendix, Colon or Rectum with Isolated Peritoneal Metastasis” Study PI: Garrett Nash, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2016 – 2017 – “Validation of a Risk-Prediction Model for Readmissions after Colorectal Surgery” Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

2015 – 2017 – “An Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of the Clean Cision wound Retraction and Protection System in Protecting Surgical Incisions from Intraoperative contamination When Used During Colorectal Surgery” Prescient Surgical, Inc.

2012 – 2014 – “Quality of Life and Obstacles to Care in Injured Personnel with Ostomies” Defense Health Program 6.7



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

John Cochran Veterans Hospital

Patients Seen At

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building 4
1044 North Mason Road
Suite 310
St. Louis, MO  63141

Center for Advanced Medicine- South County
5201 MidAmerica Plaza, Suite 2300
St. Louis, MO 63129
Telephone: 314-454-7177
Fax: 888-425-7946

John Cochran Veterans Hospital
915 North Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Telephone: 314-454-7177
Fax: 888-425-7946

Siteman Cancer Center – West County
Medical Office Building 2
10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Telephone: (314) 747-7222

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