The Truth About Hernia Mesh

Surgical mesh plays an important role in most abdominal wall hernia surgeries.

A Durable Treatment for Recurrent Hernias

Photo of Drs. Majumder, Blatnik and Holden at the medical school

Research by Washington University hernia surgeons finds a durable solution for treating complex recurrent ventral hernias. The findings are published in the journal Surgery.

Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up 10/15/21

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.

Single Port Robotic Training Comes to WISE

Training with an Intuitive Single Port Surgical System at the WISE Center allows practicing physicians to hone their skills on one of the newest innovations in robotic surgery.

Making Informed Decisions

Researchers in Minimally Invasive Surgery study the impact of patient self-education on health care decisions regarding hernia repair and surgical mesh.

History of WISE

The WISE Center offers a variety of surgical skills training through simulators, labs and courses.

World Book Day

Department of Surgery faculty share some of their favorite books in celebration of World Book Day.

National Doctors’ Day

For National Doctors’ Day, we recognize our Department of Surgery faculty for their professional accomplishments and personal interests. To learn more about some of our doctors, we asked them about their work and personal lives and created profiles highlighting their responses.

Register for the CME Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery

Register Now for the Midwest Region’s Most Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course Are you interested in learning about new technologies in surgery? The 28th Annual Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis, Mo. This three-day Continuing Medical Education course is […]