Kim and Limbrick awarded R01 grants with top scores

Obtaining a multi-million-dollar grant from the NIH is a wonderful accomplishment. Receiving a percentile score of 1% for a NIH grant is uncommon and is the equivalent to spotting a rare bird on the School of Medicine’s campus. This remarkable feat essentially means that the grant is near-perfect. WashU Neurosurgery is proud to announce that we have two rare birds amongst our […]

Kim named inaugural Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar

Neurosurgeon Albert H. Kim is a nationally recognized expert on brain tumors Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD, a professor of neurological surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural William H. Danforth Washington University Physician Scholar. He is the first researcher named as part of the School of […]

Albert H. Kim MD, PhD

August A. Busch Jr. Professor of Neurological Surgery

Senior Vice-Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Professor of Neurosurgery, Genetics, Neurology, and Developmental Biology

Director, Brain Tumor Center

Surgical Director, Pituitary Center

Co-Leader, Neurorestorative Therapy Group, Hope Center

Castle Connolly Top Doctor

WashU Neurosurgery welcomes back Dr. Bhuvic Patel

Brain tumor neurosurgeon is returning to his WashU roots.  The Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University is thrilled to announce the return of Bhuvic Patel, MD, as a member of the neurosurgery faculty. Dr. Patel has a long history with Washington University, having received his medical degree and completed his neurosurgery residency training at the […]

WashU Neurosurgery welcomes new brain tumor surgeon

Dimitrios Mathios, MD, a brain tumor neurosurgeon from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named to the WashU Neurosurgery faculty as an assistant professor. His tenure begins July 2023. A native of Greece, Mathios obtained his medical degree from Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine. He […]

Chen joins neurosurgery research faculty

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce the joint faculty appointment of Hong Chen, PhD, as associate professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering and associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery’s Division of Neurotechnology at the School of Medicine.  Chen’s research focuses on new ways to utilize medical ultrasound. Her lab combines engineering, biology, and […]

Washington University neurosurgeons named Top Doctors

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Congratulations to the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery faculty recently added to the 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 […]

New Grants and Awards

The following grants and awards were given to our faculty, residents and postdoctoral fellows between April-September 2022. Faculty Nitin Agarwal, MD Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research “Identifying Occult Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Athletes Using a Novel Non-Invasive Biomarker” 8/1/22 – 8/1/23 – $125,000 2022-23 NREF & Academy of Neurological Surgeons Young Clinician […]

Alexander H. Stegh, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery

Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Neurosurgery

Research Director, Brain Tumor Center