Jennifer M. Strahle, MD

Jennifer M. Strahle, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics

Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Director, Pediatric Neuro Spine Program

Director, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery

Castle Connolly Top Doctor


  • Brain and spine tumors
  • Moyamoya and pediatric vascular disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Spina Bifida/Myelomeningocele (postnatal and fetal surgery (open and fetoscopic)
  • Chiari malformation
  • Hydrocephalus and neuro-endoscopy
  • Pediatric spinal conditions including deformity
  • Congenital neurosurgery

Call 314-454-2810 for Pediatric Appointments

As a neurosurgeon treating patients with the most advanced technologies available, I promise to care for your child and family as I would my own.

Dr. Strahle


BS, Magna cum laude
Bates College
Lewiston, Maine

MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Resident, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan


Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Research focus

Hydrocephalus and Neurodevelopment in Neonatal Intraventricular Hemorrhage Chiari, Syrinx and Scoliosis in the Pediatric Population.

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Strahle Lab

Strahle Lab

The goal of the Strahle Lab is to understand germinal matrix hemorrhage-intraventricular hemorrhage (GMH-IVH)-induced brain injury and hydrocephalus in order to develop targeted therapeutics to prevent hydrocephalus, mitigate brain injury, and improve outcomes in infants with GMH-IVH.

Honors & leadership roles

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Director of Pediatric Neuro Spine Program, Washington University in St. Louis/St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation, Scientific & Educational Advisory Board, 2018-present

Board certification

American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Hospital appointments

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mercy Hospital St. Louis
Shriners Hospital