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consistently ranked a top tier residency program

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Comprehensive patient care

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

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

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Our pioneering research fuels advances that improve and save lives.

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Roland named director of selective dorsal rhizotomy program 

Roland named director of selective dorsal rhizotomy program 

Jarod L. Roland, MD, one of our leading academic pediatric neurosurgeons, has been named the new director of the selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) program in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He begins his new role on July 1.  Roland is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine […]
WashU neurosurgery fellow to join Memorial Hospital Belleville

WashU neurosurgery fellow to join Memorial Hospital Belleville

Bradley Budde, MD, a neurosurgeon specializing in spinal procedures, will join Memorial Hospital Belleville in July 2024. Budde is currently finishing up his one-year intensive fellowship in the surgical and medical management of peripheral nerve and spinal disorders at Washington University School of Medicine.  “Dr. Brad Budde is an outstanding and compassionate surgeon,” said Wilson Zachary Ray, […]
Catching up with our resident interns

Catching up with our resident interns

As our PGY-1 interns inch closer to their year anniversary, we wanted to check in and see how they have adjusted to life as WashU neurosurgery residents in St. Louis. Andrew Coxon, MD, MSCI What drew you to neurosurgery?I feel that neurosurgeons can quickly establish a very special bond and trust with their patients. I […]