Park named Margery Campbell Fort Professor of Neurological Surgery

T.S. Park is honored by Dean Perlmutter and Dr. Gregory Zipfel.

Recognized for pioneering accomplishments in pediatric neurosurgery Pediatric neurosurgeon Tae Sung Park, MD, one of the top  neurosurgeons worldwide in his field, has been named the Margery Campbell Fort Professor of Neurological Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The professorship was established by St. Louis philanthropist and businessman Jeffrey Fort in memory […]

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 […]

Washington University neurosurgeons named Top Doctors 2021

Washington University neurosurgeons named Top Doctors

Congratulations to the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery faculty recognized on the 2021 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 […]

Neurosurgery residency virtual Q&A

Neurosurgery residents receiving training.

Interested in learning more about Washington University School of Medicine’s Neurosurgery Residency Program? This is your chance to hear directly from our residents. Whether you have questions about curriculum offerings, training at state-of-the-art facilities or what life is like in St. Louis, our amazing residents will give you the inside scoop. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 20216 […]

Pediatric neurosurgeon, Washington University alumnus Roland joins Department of Neurosurgery

Jarod Roland, MD

Jarod Roland, MD, is joining the Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University as director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program on Dec. 1. As assistant professor, he will share appointments in the Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Neuroscience.  “We are so very excited about Dr. Roland joining our team,” says David […]

Q&A with alumnus and pediatric neurosurgeon Amy Lee

Amy Lee, MD, pictured with her family, is Division Chief of Neurological Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a Washington University alum.

Department of Neurosurgery alumnus Amy Lee, MD, FAANS, is the Division Chief of Neurological Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital. At UW Medicine, she is also Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery Associate Residency Program Director Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Lee completed her neurological surgery residency at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital and a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship […]

Making a difference

The Making a Difference program provides a unique way to recognize staff who go above and beyond to advance the Department of Neurosurgery mission to provide the best neurosurgical patient care possible. Each month, three nominees are randomly selected and receive a Visa gift card.  We would like to give a huge thank you to […]

Meet our new fellows

The Department of Neurosurgery welcomes five new fellows: Mohammed YT AlGhamdi, MD, FRCSC, Ryan Jafrani, MD, Abdulbaki Kozan, MD, Kasra Rahbar, MD, and Lakshminarayan “Ram” Srinivasan, MD, PhD.  Mohammed YT AlGhamdi, MD, FRCSCPeripheral Nerve Fellow AlGhamdi completed his residency at the University of Ottawa and completed medical school at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi […]

Ananth Vellimana, MD, has joined the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery

Ananth Vellimana, MD

Ananth Vellimana, MD, has joined the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University as assistant professor on the investigator track. “We are thrilled to have another dual-trained cerebrovascular neurosurgeon joining us as a new faculty member,” said Greg Zipfel, MD, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. “This will help us to continue to […]

New Brain Tumor Center at Siteman Cancer Center

New Brain Tumor Center at Siteman Cancer Center

With more than 100 scientists and clinicians dedicated to benign and malignant tumors, the Brain Tumor Center is focused on developing the most innovative and effective therapies to treat brain tumors. The Center’s multidisciplinary approach has already led to several ground-breaking clinical trials, offered at Siteman Cancer Center, including immunotherapy, genomics-based precision medicine, and laser […]