Neurosurgery Chiefs prepare for their next chapter

It’s that time of year again. Time for our chiefs to conclude their neurosurgery residency, prepare for the next phase of their careers and reflect on their seven years at WashU. Rupen Desai, MD It’s been seven years, but can you remember what initially drew you to applying to the WashU residency program?  After completing […]

Introducing our new neurosurgery residents

New residents Alex Yahanda, MD, Ashley Dunbar, MD, and Corey Gill, MD, MS.

We are proud to introduce our new class of residents to the Washington University Department of Neurosurgery. Our incoming residents tell us a little about themselves and why they’re so excited about launching their neurosurgery training at WashU. Ashley Dunbar, MD Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University  Why WashU? I was […]

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 […]

Q&A with Neurosurgery Resident Anja Srienc

Resident Anja Srienc hiking in Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois

Anja Srienc, MD, PhD, is a PGY 4 resident training in neurosurgery. A native Minnesotan, she also happens to speak three languages and has studied in Europe and Australia. She plans to go into academic medicine. Q. Tell us a little about your background and why you’re pursuing neurosurgery training? I grew up in an […]