Q&A with medical assistant Monique Fort

The Neurosurgery Staff Spotlight shines on Monique Fort, who has been with the department for more than seven years as a registered medical assistant. Why did you enter the medical field? I became interested in the medical field after watching my grandmother and father deal with a lot of medical issues and seeing the exceptional […]

IpsiHand stroke-recovery device named product of year by science society

Multidisciplinary Washington University research led to device’s development The IpsiHand, an innovative stroke-recovery device that helps stroke patients recover significant arm and hand function by retraining their brains, has received the 2021 Pantheon Product of the Year Award from California Life Sciences. The organization advocates for the state’s life sciences sector and its innovation pipeline […]

Limbrick co-chairs fundraiser

Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery David Limbrick MD, PhD, served as Physician Chair of  St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Play Date on Nov. 6. This event raises money to fund pediatric research, including pediatric brain tumor research. Due to Covid restrictions, this year’s Play Date was an outdoor, drive-in movie night.

Thrombectomy Center opens in St. Peters

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital has opened its Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center, a first in our region. Washington University neurosurgeons and colleagues in neurology and neuroradiology are prepared, with the latest technology, to offer emergent endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke at this conveniently located community-based center. The facility has an on-call neurovascular and neuro-interventional team that is […]

New marketing and social media coordinator joins Neurosurgery

Courtney Chazen joined the Neurosurgery department in October as the marketing and social media coordinator. Courtney’s day-to-day duties include monitoring the department’s social media presence, updating the website and collaborating with Medical Public Affairs, BJC Healthcare, Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital on Neurosurgery marketing initiatives. Courtney has worked in communications, marketing and […]

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 […]