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 by peers, and the Top Doctors selection is based on criteria such as professional qualifications, education, hospital and faculty appointments, research leadership, professional reputation and disciplinary history.
St. Louis Magazine narrows down Castle Connolly’s list to practicing doctors in the St. Louis area and features this group of physicians in their August issue every year. One out of every three Top Doctors in the St. Louis list is a Washington University Physician. In the 2021 edition, neurosurgeons from each specialty in the Department of Surgery are represented.
“All of our neurosurgeons are top docs—they are the best of the best neurosurgeons in the country,” says Department of Neurosurgery Chair Gregory Zipfel. “Some may not be as well known as others, at least just not yet.”
Below are the Neurosurgery faculty members who were named Top Doctors for 2021.
Michael Chicoine, MD
Gavin Dunn, MD
David Limbrick, MD, PhD
TS Park, MD
Wilson Zachary Ray, MD
Paul Santiago, MD
Gregory Zipfel, MD