Neurosurgery residency program ranked No. 6 in the U.S. by Doximity

Under the leadership of Joshua Osbun, MD, the WashU Neurosurgery Residency Program has risen to the rank of number six in the United States, according to Doximity. We are incredibly proud of this achievement and wish to also thank, Kayla Zoschg, manager of education services, our faculty and all of exceptional residents for making this […]

Chief residents announce next steps

Adam Bevan, MD, PhD, Dan Hafez, MD, PhD and Peter Sylvester, MD graduate from Neurosurgery residency

Chief residents at the Washington University Department of Neurosurgery reflect on their time spent training and share their next career steps post-residency.  Adam Bevan, MD, PhD What are your plans after graduation?  Joining a neurosurgical practice in Provo, UT. What is your most memorable moment while training at WashU? So hard to limit to a […]

Graduating fellows announce next career steps

Fellows at the Washington University Department of Neurosurgery reflect on their training and reveal the next steps in their careers.  Ananth Vellimana, MD Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellow What’s next? Joining the Department of Neurosurgery faculty here at WashU.  What is your most memorable experience while training at WashU? The camaraderie with fellows and residents.  Why […]

Grants awarded to advance treatment for brain tumors, nervous system, and to improve spine surgery outcomes

Photos of residents and faculty who have recently received research grants

Announcing new grants to faculty and residents of the Department of Neurosurgery between March 1, 2021 and May 21, 2021. Faculty Peter Brunner, PhD – McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience Small Grant Neural Mechanisms Underlying Transcutaneous Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2023 Total 2 year award $80,000 (directs + indirects) Gabe Haller, PhD, and […]

Welcome to our new neurosurgery residents

They’ve only been here a short time, but already our three new residents took 2nd place in the Society of Neurological Surgeons Virtual Intern Boot Camp competition.  Immersed in training, and winning awards, they took a moment to tell us a bit about themselves and their experience in St. Louis so far. Michelle Connor, MD […]

New grants to make a difference in the lives of patients

Announcing new neurosurgery research grants greater than $100K (Jan. 1 – July 31, 2020): Gavin Dunn, MD – CRI $1.25M Cancer Research Institute Dissecting the Immune Response From Beginning to Effector Cell in Central Nervous System Cancers Total five-year award $1.25M   Jacob Greenberg, MD, PGY 6 resident  – F32 $154K National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Neurosurgery Department Fellows 2020

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellows Residency: Washington University in St. LouisMedical School: All-India Institute of Medical Sciences “The endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellowship at WashU is CAST- and ACGME- accredited with a good variety, complexity and volume of cases. During neurosurgery residency training here at WashU, I felt that our endovascular group of three neuroradiologists and one […]