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.

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.

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 […]