Pediatric neurology & neurosurgery ranked No. 5 in the nation

The Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery programs at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are excited to announce that they have been ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, St. Louis Children’s Hospital was ranked the No. 1 children’s hospital in Missouri.  “At the core of everything we do is to […]

Chief residents say goodbye to WashU

As our Chiefs prepare for the next chapter of their careers, they reflect on their time as neurosurgery residents at Washington University. Christopher Dibble, MD, PhD It’s been seven years, but can you remember what initially drew you to applying to the WashU residency program?  Initially, I was drawn to the exciting personalities and big […]

Ojemann receives alumni achievement award

On April 30, pediatric neurosurgeon Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD, was honored by the Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association for his contributions to epilepsy research and surgery.  After earning a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, Dr. Ojemann completed a medical degree and a master’s degree in biomedical science at Washington University. He then completed his residency in […]

Making a Difference – June 2022

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. June 2022 Nominees Dominique Riley – Billing/Scheduling AssociateDominique Riley has only been here a short time, but has proven that she is going […]

Meet our new colleagues

Please welcome the newest staff members to join the Department of Neurosurgery in June. Erica Dudley,Patient Care Associate I Stephanie Greene,Billing/Scheduling Associate II Veronica LawrenceBilling/Scheduling Associate II Mikayla Wilson, Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Meet our new colleagues

Please welcome the newest staff members to join the Department of Neurosurgery in May. Staff Ana Ewing-BelleMedical Assistant Nayely Toledo, Patient Care Assoc. Trainee

Black Lives Matter summer fellows announced

The Black Lives Matter Summer Scholarship is a collaborative effort between the neurosurgery departments of Johns Hopkins, the University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The aim of the scholarship is to give Black medical students early exposure and research experience in the fields of neuroscience […]

Kim and Limbrick awarded R01 grants with top scores

Obtaining a multi-million-dollar grant from the NIH is a wonderful accomplishment. Receiving a percentile score of 1% for a NIH grant is uncommon and is the equivalent to spotting a rare bird on the School of Medicine’s campus. This remarkable feat essentially means that the grant is near-perfect. WashU Neurosurgery is proud to announce that we have two rare birds amongst our […]

Making a Difference – May 2022

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. May 2022 Nominees Jared Thatcher – Physican AssistantI’d like to give a shout out to Jared Thatcher, who went above and beyond to help […]

New integrated spine unit to open this week

Consistent, high-quality care for our spine patients For the first time, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has created an inpatient nursing unit solely dedicated to the treatment of spine patients. This initiative was announced last year, but the opening was postponed while our care teams responded to our COVID surge. Spine patients at Barnes-Jewish were previously cared for […]