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30+

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

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

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Our innovative research fuels advances that save lives.

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Using deep brain stimulation to treat pediatric movement disorders

Using deep brain stimulation to treat pediatric movement disorders

For a child diagnosed with a movement disorder, performing brain surgery to alleviate their pain may seem too scary of an option for parents. Pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis hope to alleviate that fear by discussing the potential benefits and realities of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). […]
Summer scholars reflect on their time at WashU

Summer scholars reflect on their time at WashU

This past summer, the Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis partnered with Johns Hopkins and the University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine to offer the Black Lives Matter Summer Scholarship. The aim of the scholarship is to give Black medical students early exposure and research experience in the […]
Bridging the neurological research and clinical divide

Bridging the neurological research and clinical divide

The evolution of neuroimaging has been a game changer for neurosurgeons and neurologists. At the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, two doctors are working together to harness the power of advanced imaging for their smallest patients and to improve the cross disciplinary treatment of brain disorders in children. When Jarod Roland, MD, […]