Washington University in St. Louis Department of Neurosurgery
Since 1919, the Washington University Department of Neurosurgery has had a strong tradition of clinical excellence, outstanding research and dynamic teaching. Our mission is to
- Provide patients with superior neurosurgical care
- Train residents, fellows and scientists so that they can be leaders in the fields of academic neurosurgery and neurosurgical research;
- Conduct basic and clinical research to better understand the causes of neurological diseases so that we can apply this knowledge toward better diagnoses and treatments.
Our neurosurgeons provide surgical care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, ranked 11th in the nation for adult neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report in 2014, and at St. Louis Children's Hospital, ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News for pediatric neurosurgery in 2014-2015.
In The News
January 20, 2015
Brain Aneurysm Support Group meets on Feb. 5.
December 02, 2014
Pediatric Patients Featured in Frontline for Hope Series
October 01, 2014
The Neurosurgery Residency at Washington University, Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children's Hospital was ranked #6 by US News & World Report in 2014 as a top medical residency program.
August 22, 2014
The August 2014 issue of St. Louis Magazine featured physicians and surgeons in our community who have been selected as Best Doctors in America, by Best Doctors Inc.
July 16, 2013
Washington University neurosurgeon Albert Kim, MD, PhD, and Azad Bonni, MD, PhD, Edison Professor and head of Anatomy and Neurobiology, are interviewed in Cell Reporter.