Top Doctors 2022

Top Doctors 2022 WashU Surgery

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

Understanding Innate Immunity in Lung Transplantation

Washington University General Surgery residents and leaders of the Thoracic Immunobiology Laboratory collaborated to discuss the body’s innate immune responses that could lead to lung injury and allograft failure.

A Milestone to Remember: 500th Robotic Thoracic Surgery Occurs at Christian Hospital

Christian Hospital's thoracic surgery team celebrates their 500th robotic thoracic surgery.

Washington University thoracic surgeons at Christian Hospital recently accomplished a major milestone in its pursuit of offering precise, leading-edge medical care. On Dec. 1, 2021, thoracic surgeons Varun Puri, MD, MSCI, Nabil Munfakh, MD, and their operative staff carried out Christian Hospital’s 500th robotic thoracic surgery. “I am proud that Christian was the first hospital […]

Meet the Lung Cancer Team

Washington University thoracic surgeons provide the highest level of care for patients with lung cancer.

WashU CT hosts Inaugural STL Shock Symposium

The St. Louis Shock Symposium aims to help attendees understand of the optimal treatments of cardiogenic shock and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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.

Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up 6.25

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.

Ask the Doctors: Hiatal Hernias

Washington University cardiothoracic surgeon Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, MPHS, answers patient questions about hiatal hernias.

Campus Catch-Up

Campus Catch-Up June 4

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.

Thoracic Surgery | 2020 Annual Report

Three images of WashU Thoracic Surgery faculty (from left to right) Benjamin Kozower, MD, MPH, Varun Puri, MD, MSCI, with Bryan Meyers, MD, MPH, and Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD, with text overlay that reads "Ahead of the Curve Thoracic Surgery."

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