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#10

in NIH Funding

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10

top 10 residency program

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30+

active clinical trials

Comprehensive patient care

National leaders in every subspecialty offer personalized, team-based care for the full range of adult and pediatric neurosurgical conditions. 

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Commitment to innovation

Our rare focus on innovation and technology allows us to offer patients the very latest advances and optimal treatments — many developed by our own highly skilled surgeons.

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Excellence in education

Our seven-year residency and one-year fellowship prepare trainees for successful careers in academic neurosurgery. 

  • Mentorship from pioneers in the field
  • Extraordinary research opportunities
  • High-volume, comprehensive clinical practice
  • Collaborative, inclusive culture
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Our innovative research fuels advances that save lives.

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News

Ojemann receives alumni achievement award

Ojemann receives alumni achievement award

On April 30, pediatric neurosurgeon Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD, was honored by the Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association for his contributions to epilepsy research and surgery.  After earning a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, Dr. Ojemann completed a medical degree and a master’s degree in biomedical science at Washington University. He then completed his residency in […]
Black Lives Matter summer fellows announced

Black Lives Matter summer fellows announced

The Black Lives Matter Summer Scholarship is a collaborative effort between the neurosurgery departments of Johns Hopkins, the University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The aim of the scholarship is to give Black medical students early exposure and research experience in the fields of neuroscience […]
Kim and Limbrick awarded R01 grants with top scores

Kim and Limbrick awarded R01 grants with top scores

Obtaining a multi-million-dollar grant from the NIH is a wonderful accomplishment. Receiving a percentile score of 1% for a NIH grant is uncommon and is the equivalent to spotting a rare bird on the School of Medicine’s campus. This remarkable feat essentially means that the grant is near-perfect. WashU Neurosurgery is proud to announce that we have two rare birds amongst our […]