Albert H. Kim MD PhD

Specialties Meningiomas Pituitary tumors Vestibular schwannomas Glioblastomas and other gliomas Brain metastases Chiari I malformation Hydrocephalus Call 314-362-3577 for Patient Appointments We are absolutely committed to delivering the most innovative combination of surgery and science to each individual patient so that the best outcome is achieved. Dr. Kim Education AB, East Asian StudiesHarvard University Cambridge, MA1990-1994 MA, Biology/Biomedical […]

Cleary selected as Advanced Surgical Neuro-oncology Fellow

Ryan Cleary, MD, will be one of the first Advanced Surgical Neuro-oncology fellows at Washington University School of Medicine. Currently a PGY5 resident in the Washington University Neurosurgery Residency Program, Cleary will be the 2023-2024 fellow. Led by Brain Tumor Center Director Albert Kim, MD, PhD, and Chief of the Division of Neurotechnology Eric Leuthardt, […]

Pioneering surgeons train residents on most advanced skull base surgical techniques

Surgeons who have pioneered some of today’s most advanced skull base surgical techniques trained Washington University School of Medicine neurosurgery, otolaryngology and opthalmology residents on December 3-4, 2021. During the two-day training session, Washington University neurosurgery, otolaryngology and opthalmalogy faculty were joined by two leaders in their fields: Kris S. Moe, MD, chief of University […]

Ryan Cleary

Clinical & research interests After spending PGY1-4 at St. Louis University School of Medicine, I transferred to Washington University in 2021. I am interested in skull base surgery and neuro-oncology, as well as researching novel adjuvant therapies for CNS tumors. Additionally, I have been investigating changes in the blood brain barrier after LITT, and whether surgeons […]

Meet our new people

We’re excited to welcome our new Advanced Practice Providers and staff to the Department of Neurosurgery. Advanced Practice Providers  Brittany HeitkampNurse Practitioner, Pediatric Neurosurgery Keith PattenNurse Practitioner, Pediatric Neurosurgery Jared ThatcherPhysician Assistant Melissa WallisNurse Practitioner Joe WalshPhysician Assistant Staff Julianna Amaral PassipieriDivision Administrator,Neurotechnology Division Nick BagbyClinical Service Representative II Wendy BettisPrecertification Coordinator Noman Bin AbidPostdoc […]

Advanced Surgical Neuro-oncology Fellowship

The Advanced Surgical Neuro-oncology Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, and BJC Healthcare offers a one-year program of intensive clinical training. The program’s mission is to train fellows on the most up-to-date and technologically  advanced surgical approaches for the treatment of brain tumors, which will prepare them to use both complex skull […]

Virtual sub-internship: events for medical students going into neurosurgery

Join us for one session or our entire series of one-hour events for medical students going into neurosurgery. Featuring discussions with Washington University neurosurgery faculty, the events will cover everything from advice about going into neurosurgery, the benefits of learning from the most complex cases, and becoming an innovative neurosurgeon-scientist. Bring your questions! To sign […]