Keith M. Rich, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurobiology, and Radiology
Medical Director, St. Louis Gamma Knife Center


  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic surgery
  • Cerebrovascular surgery
  • Neuro-oncology

Call 314-362-3577 for Patient Appointments

It has been truly been an honor to care for my patient’s over the years while working with my past mentors and colleagues here at Washington University.

Dr. Rich


BA, Taylor University 
Upland, Indiana

MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana


Intern, General Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Resident, Neurological Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri


Fellow, Neurological Surgery
Department of Pharmacology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri 

Research focus

Evaluate changes in the brain parenchyma after radiation and effects on tumor micro environment.   

We work in collaboration with Dr. Joel Garbow in the small animal imaging core.

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Rich Lab

Investigating apoptosis after treatment of glioma cells with DNA-damaging agents.

Honors & leadership roles

  • Co-Medical Director of The Gamma Knife Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St Louis

Board certification

American Board of Neurological Surgery, May 1987

Hospital appointments

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital