Chief residents say goodbye to WashU

As our Chiefs prepare for the next chapter of their careers, they reflect on their time as neurosurgery residents at Washington University. Christopher Dibble, MD, PhD It’s been seven years, but can you remember what initially drew you to applying to the WashU residency program?  Initially, I was drawn to the exciting personalities and big […]

Pioneering surgeons train residents on most advanced skull base surgical techniques

Surgeons who have pioneered some of today’s most advanced skull base surgical techniques trained Washington University School of Medicine neurosurgery, otolaryngology and opthalmology residents on December 3-4, 2021. During the two-day training session, Washington University neurosurgery, otolaryngology and opthalmalogy faculty were joined by two leaders in their fields: Kris S. Moe, MD, chief of University […]

Neurosurgery graduation: honoring achievements

Neurosurgery chair Greg Zipfel, MD, hosted the graduation party at at his home on June 18, 2021.

The weekend of graduation is an opportunity to not only recognize our graduating neurosurgery chiefs and fellows, but also to take a moment and recognize the exceptional commitment of our residents and faculty. During a festive ceremony hosted by Chair Greg Zipfel, MD, and his wife MaryJo Hernandez-Zipfel, MD, graduating chiefs Adam Bevan, MD, PhD, […]

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 […]