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 […]
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Meet the Lung Cancer Team
Washington University thoracic surgeons provide the highest level of care for patients with lung cancer.
Surgeons Begin Lung and Esophageal Cancer Clinic at Siteman Cancer Center in Shiloh
Washington University cardiothoracic surgeons, in partnership with Siteman Cancer Center, have expanded their services to patients living in Illinois.
A Landmark Achievement: Lung Transplant Program Completes 1,900 Transplants
The Lung Transplant Program at Washington University School of Medicine reaches a major milestone by performing 1,900 lung transplants.
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
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Section of Thoracic Surgery.
Community Practice | Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report
In addition to providing care on the Medical Campus, Washington University surgeons extend patient care to community practice across the St. Louis region at locations including Christian Hospital and Alton Memorial Hospital.
103 Lung Transplant Achievement is History in the Making
The Lung Transplant Program at Washington University School of Medicine celebrates its success in completing 103 lung transplants in 2019, the program’s highest number of lung transplants procedures completed in a year. The program, which now has performed 1,800 total lung transplants since 1988, has proven to be a cardinal expert in lung transplantation. “Although […]