Top Doctors 2022

Top Doctors 2022 WashU Surgery

Congratulations to the Department of Surgery faculty recognized on the 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.

Blood Donation: What, How and Why

Washington University patients benefit from blood donations during surgery and in critical care situations. Learn about the “what, how, and why” of blood donation.

Pawale Named Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation

Photo of Dr. Pawale with text that reads "WashU Surgery Welcomes Amit Pawale, MD. Pawale named Surgical Director of the Heart Transplant, VAD and ECMO Program."

Amit Pawale, MD, joins the department as surgical director of heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Meet the Heart Valve Disease Team

A team of cardiac surgeons, general and interventional cardiologists, cardiac nurses and sonographers work together within the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Heart & Vascular Center.

Ask the Doctor: Heart Failure with Dr. Moon

Heart failure is a chronic and progressive condition in which the muscle tissue of the heart cannot pump enough blood to supply oxygen and circulation throughout the body. It results in symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath but can cause other complications. Multiple types of HF exist and are treated differently depending on the stage.

Embracing the Adventure

Marc Moon, MD, shared his final presidential address at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s Annual Meeting.

Top Doctors 2021

Congratulations to the Department of Surgery faculty recognized on the 2021 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.

Cardiac Surgery | 2020 Annual Report

Three images of WashU Cardiac Surgery faculty (from left to right) Muhammad Faraz Masood, MD, Puja Kachroo, MD, and Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD, with text overlay that reads "Ahead of the Curve Cardiac Surgery."

The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Section of Cardiac Surgery.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.