Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Expertise


Specialty Areas


  • Bariatric Surgery (Adult and Adolescent)
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Obesity Medicine

Common Procedures


  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic/Robotic Duodenal Switch Revisional
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Upper endoscopy

Common Diagnoses Treated


  • Morbid Obesity
  • Ulcer Disease
  • GERD
  • Malnutrition
Education


Board Certifications


General Surgery

Obesity Medicine

Degrees


Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 2008


Residency


2008-2015 General Surgery Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Fellowship


2015-2016 Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Professional Memberships


American College of Surgeons

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (Bariatric Education Committee)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (Bariatric Committee, Quality Committee)

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

SSS (Executive Counsel)

Awards and Honors


2019-present – Surgical Representative—Perioperative Services Quality Improvement for POD1, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2019-present – Surgical Liaison—Perioperative Leadership—Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2019-present – Associate Director, Washington University Weight Loss Surgery Program—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2019-present – Transition to Practice Lecture Series, Lecturer—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2019 – 4900 Surgery Friend to the Nurses Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2018-present – Women in Surgery Resident Interest Group, Surgeon Mentor—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2018-present – Surgical Treatment for Obesity, 3rd Year Medical Student Clerkship Lecture—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2018-present – Ambulatory Governance Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery Representative—Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2018 – Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Faculty Leadership Award, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2017-present – Research and Reading Surgical Selective, Surgeon Mentor—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2017-present – Enhance Recovery After Surgery Committee—Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2016-present – Surgical Interest Group, Surgeon Mentor—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2016-present – Capstone Course Instructor, 4th Year Medical Student Clerkship Lecture—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2016-present – Small Group Instructor, 3rd Year Medical Student Clerkship—Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2013 – Dabney R. Yarbrough III, MD Research Award, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

2012 – Vivien Thomas Young Investigator Award

2012 – American Heart Association

Research


Areas of Research Interest


Bariatric Surgery Outcomes, Quality Improvement in MIS and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Trials


Randomized Controlled Trial Using Telehealth Monitoring and Patient Education to Reduce Bariatric Surgery Readmissions. (Funded by BJH Foundational Grant and currently enrolling patients)

Innovations


Using Text Messaging Based Platform to Collect Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) for Monitoring and Patient Education to Reduce Bariatric Surgery Readmissions.

Financial Disclosures


Gore Speaker

Publications

Locations


Hospital Affiliations


Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Patients Seen At


Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1040 N. Mason Rd.
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 120
St. Louis, MO 63141

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

Contact


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

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