Alexander Perdomo Pantoja, MD

PGY1 Resident

MD, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo Facultad de Ciencias Médicas


Hometown: Morelia, Mexico

It’s all about the people here. The department’s devotion to training excellent surgeons, their drive for collaborative scientific innovation, and core values makes WashU Neurosurgery unique. And I feel privileged to be part of this team!

Dr. Perdomo

Clinical & research interests

  • Spine
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Skull base
  • Neurovascular
  • Innovation and Application of Emerging Technology in Neurosurgery

Honors & awards

  • Resident & Fellow Research Award, awarded by the North American Spine Society (NASS), Chicago, IL, 2019
  • A. Earl Walker Outstanding International Fellow Award, awarded by The Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Department, Baltimore, MD, 2019
  • Best Postdoctoral Oral Presentation, The Johns Hopkins 3rd Annual Excellence in Diversity Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 2018
  • Young Neurosurgeon Award, awarded by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) at the XVI World Congress of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey, 2017
  • University Health Research Program (PUIS) – National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery (INNN) Award to Research, awarded by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) to the Best Thesis and Research Project in the INNN in the 2016-2017 academic year, Mexico City, Mexico, 2017
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) International Fellowship Program Scholarship, New York University (NYU), New York, NY, 2016
  • Turkish Society of Neurosurgery, International Basic Neurosurgery Course, Term I – Course III “Spine & Peripheral Nerve Surgery”, Travel Award, Antalya, Turkey, 2014
  • 2nd International Neuroendocrinology Course, Latin American Neuroendocrinology Society (SLANE), Travel Award, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013
  • Recognition for achieving the Highest-Grade Point Average during the 2003-2004 school year, awarded by the UMSNH School of Medicine in context of its 175th anniversary, Morelia, Mexico, 2005
  • Father of the Nation Award 2003-2004, for achieving the Highest-Grade Point Average in my class at UMSNH School of Medicine, Morelia, Mexico, 2004