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.

Introduction to Robotic Surgery Training at WISE

Photo collage of general surgery residents training on surgical robots in WISE Center with text that reads "Introduction to Robotic Surgery Training at WISE"

General surgery residents at the Washington University Institute for Surgical Education get hands-on experience with the latest innovations in surgical technology during an introduction to robotic surgery training course.

Ask the Doctors: Hernias and Hernia Repair Surgery

Sara E. Holden, MD

Hernia repair surgeon Sara Holden, MD, answers frequently asked questions about hernias. Holden specializes in abdominal wall hernia repair and is an expert in minimally invasive techniques.

Transplant Surgery | 2020 Annual Report

Three images of WashU Transplant faculty (from left to right) William Chapman, MD, Majella Doyle, MD, MBA, and Adeel Khan, MD, MPH, with text overlay that reads "Ahead of the Curve Transplant Surgery."

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

Urology | 2020 Annual Report

Three images of WashU Urology faculty (from left to right) Sam B. Bhayani, MD, MS, Alana C. Desai, MD, Division Chief Gerald Andriole, and Eric Kim, MD with text overlay that reads "Ahead of the Curve Urologic Surgery."

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

Use of Robotics in Bariatric Surgery is on the Rise

Davinci Surgical Robot

A new study from the Department of Surgery shows that the use of robotics for weight loss surgery has increased in recent years. Bariatric surgeons and public health scientists examine this rise and what it might mean for the future of weight loss surgery.

Transforming Lives with Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgeon Francesca Dimou, MD, MS, helps people achieve their goals with weight loss surgery. Dimou describes the transformative process, offers advice and shares the story of her surgical training.

Campus Catch-Up

Drs. Munfakh and Ray treat a variety of CT conditions at Christian Northeast Hospital.

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.