Spine fellow joins WashU Neurosurgery faculty

The Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University is excited to announce that Magalie Cadieux, MD, MMSc, FRCSC, will join the spine division in July 2024. Cadieux is currently finishing out her neurosurgery spine fellowship at WashU. A native of Montreal, Canada, Cadieux earned her medical degree at Université Laval in Quebec prior to completing her residency […]

Park reflects on building an international healthcare program

On April 26, T.S. Park, MD, the Margery Campbell Fort Professor of Neurological Surgery, sat down for a “fireside chat” to discuss how his innovations in selective dorsal rhizotomy have transformed the care of cerebral palsy across the world. Park was interviewed by David Limbrick, MD, PhD, the T.S. Park, MD, Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery […]

WashU Neurosurgery welcomes new brain tumor surgeon

Dimitrios Mathios, MD, a brain tumor neurosurgeon from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named to the WashU Neurosurgery faculty as an assistant professor. His tenure begins July 2023. A native of Greece, Mathios obtained his medical degree from Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine. He […]

Chen joins neurosurgery research faculty

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce the joint faculty appointment of Hong Chen, PhD, as associate professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering and associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery’s Division of Neurotechnology at the School of Medicine.  Chen’s research focuses on new ways to utilize medical ultrasound. Her lab combines engineering, biology, and […]

Father’s campaign helps unlock genomic research answers for son with rare condition

Editor’s Note: The following story is being published with permission from the University of Exeter and author Louise Vennells. Joseph “Joe” Walsh is a board-certified physician assistant who works for the WashU Department of Neurosurgery at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital. In 2022, the American Journal of Human Genetics published “Bi-allelic CAMSAP1 Variants Cause A Clinically […]

Washington University neurosurgeons named Top Doctors

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Congratulations to the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery faculty recently added to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.   Castle Connolly curates one of the most recognizable databases of physicians in the United States. The selection process is entirely merit-based; physicians do not pay to be listed on Castle Connolly. They are nominated […]

Hope and healing for epilepsy

Jon T. Willie, MD, PhD, discusses how surgery has the potential of being a curative option for people with epilepsy in the latest edition of Curiosus Magazine. We’ve all been there. You’re working on your mobile device, laptop or PC, when suddenly, something unusual happens. It might be just a screen flicker that quickly resolves itself. Or […]

Santiago named chief of spine division at University of Missouri

After more than 19 years in the Department of Neurosurgery, a familiar face will be departing soon. Paul Santiago, MD, is joining the faculty of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Missouri as the Chief of the Spine Division. His last day is Jan. 31. Dr. Santiago joined us at WashU immediately after […]

Washington University alumnus Greenberg joins Department of Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University is proud to announce that Jacob Greenberg, MD, will join the spine division in August 2023. Greenberg’s research focuses on using data science, comparative effectiveness analyses, and mixed methods to improve patient outcomes in spine surgery. As assistant professor, he will oversee the department’s effort to expand the […]

Meet our new residents

This summer WashU Neurosurgery welcomed four new residents to our program: Ajay Chatrath, MD, PhD, Tatenda Mahlokozera, MD, PhD, Alexander Perdomo Pantoja, MD, and Jane Yuan, MSCI, MD. All four have quickly acclimated to life as a neurosurgery resident. Learn about the challenges and accomplishments that the first few months have brought. Ajay Chatrath, MD, PhD What […]