Faculty

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Chair’s Office

eberlein

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, Chair
William K. Bixby Professor of Surgery; Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center


sicard

Gregorio A. Sicard, MD
Executive Vice Chair


andriole

Gerald L. Andriole Jr., MD
Vice Chair for Patient Safety and Clinical Effectiveness


damiano

Ralph J. Damiano Jr., MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations


gillanders

William E. Gillanders, MD
Vice Chair for Research


klingensmith

Mary E. Klingensmith, MD
Mary Culver Distinguished Professor of Surgery; Vice Chair for Education


moon

Bruce Lee Hall, MD, PhD, MBA
Chief Quality Officer, BJC HealthCare


Jeffrey M. Arbeit, MD
Professor of Surgery


Timothy P. Fleming, PhD
Professor of Surgery


Peter S. Goedegeburre, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery


Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Ralph J. Damiano Jr., MD, Chief
Evarts Ambrose Graham Professor of Surgery


Section of Cardiac Surgery

Marc R. Moon, MD, Chief
John M. Shoenberg Chair in Cardiovascular Disease

Ralph J. Damiano Jr., MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Evarts Ambrose Graham Professor of Surgery

Jennifer S. Lawton, MD
Nabil A. Munfakh, MD
Michael K. Pasque, MD
Richard B. Schuessler, PhD
Professors of Surgery

William A. Gay Jr., MD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Michael Crittenden, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery; Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Louis VA Medical Center-John Cochran Division

Brian P. Cupps, PhD
Hersh S. Maniar, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Keki R. Balsara, MD
Akinobu Itoh, MD, PhD
Muhammad F. Masood, MD
Spencer J. Melby, MD
Stefano Schena, MD, PhD
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Puja Kachroo, MD*
Julia Kar, PhD
Instructors in Surgery

Section of General Thoracic Surgery

meyers

Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH, Chief
Patrick and Joy Williamson Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery


G. Alexander Patterson, MD
Joseph C. Bancroft Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Andrew E. Gelman, PhD
Benjamin D. Kozower, MD, MPH*
Professors of Surgery

Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery; Director of Lung Transplantation

Traves D. Crabtree, MD
Alexander S. Krupnick, MD
Varun Puri, MD, MSCI
Associate Professors of Surgery

Wenjun Li, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Xingan Wang, MD, PhD
Instructor in Surgery

Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

eghdesady

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD, Chief
Emerson Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital


Peter B. Manning, MD
Professor of Surgery

Umar S. Boston, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Orlando Petrucci, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Anoop Brar, PhD
Instructor in Surgery

Critical Care Service in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, FCA, Chief
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery

Charl J. de Wet, MBChB
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery

Diego Casali, MD*
Heidi K. Coco, DO
Daniel A. Emmert, MD, PhD
Thomas J. Graetz, MD
Mohammad Helwani, MD, MSPH
Clare H. Ridley, MD
Adnan Sadiq, MD
Assistant Professors of Anesthesiology and Surgery


Division of General Surgery

chapman

William C. Chapman, MD, Chief
Eugene M. Bricker Professor of Surgery


Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery

bochicchio

Grant V. Bochicchio, MD, MPH, Chief
Harry Edison Professor of Surgery


Bradley D. Freeman, MD
John E. Mazuski, MD, PhD
Douglas J.E. Schuerer, MD
Professors of Surgery

Obeid N. Ilahi, MD
John P. Kirby, MD
Tiffany M. Osborn, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Sara A. Buckman, MD, PharmD
Julianne Donnelly, MD
Eleanor Drew, MD
Stephen R. Eaton, MD
Gerald R. Fortuna Jr., MD*
Anja G. Fuchs, PhD
Kareem D. Husain, MD
Laurie J. Punch, MD
Jason A. Snyder, MD*
William J. Symons, MD
Isaiah R. Turnbull, MD, PhD
Michael D. Weiss, DPM
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Chukwuma Apakama, MD
Nadia M. Obeid, MD*
Instructors in Surgery

Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

mutch

Matthew G. Mutch, MD, Chief
Professor of Surgery


Elisa H. Birnbaum, MD
Professor of Surgery

Ira J. Kodner, MD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Steven R. Hunt, MD
Paul E. Wise, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Sekhar Dharmarajan, MD
Sean C. Glasgow, MD
Matthew L. Silviera, MD
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

moley

Jeffrey F. Moley, MD, Chief
Professor of Surgery


Timothy J. Eberlein, MD
William K. Bixby Professor of Surgery; Chair, Department of Surgery

Rebecca L. Aft, MD, PhD
William E. Gillanders, MD
Virginia M. Herrmann, MD
Julie A. Margenthaler, MD
Professors of Surgery

Amy E. Cyr, MD
Katherine Glover-Collins, MD, PhD*
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery

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William G. Hawkins, MD, Chief
Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor of Surgery


Steven M. Strasberg, MD
Pruett Family Professor of Surgery; Carl Moyer Departmental Teaching Coordinator

David P. Jaques, MD
Professor of Surgery; Vice President of Surgical Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Ryan C. Fields, MD
Dirk M. Spitzer, PhD
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

brunt

L. Michael Brunt, MD, Chief
Professor of Surgery


Mary E. Klingensmith, MD
Mary Culver Distinguished Professor of Surgery

Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD
J. Christopher Eagon, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Jeffrey A. Blatnik, MD
Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD*
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD*
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Transplant Surgery

chapman

William C. Chapman, MD, Chief
Eugene M. Bricker Professor of Surgery


Thalachallour Mohanakumar, PhD
Jacqueline G. and William E. Maritz Chair in Immunology and Oncology; Professor of Surgery

Jeffrey A. Lowell, MD
Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD
Professors of Surgery

Maria B. Majella Doyle, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Surgery

Yiing Lin, MD, PhD
Jason R. Wellen, MD, MBA
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Vascular Surgery

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Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Chief
Gregorio A. Sicard Distinguished Professor of Vascular Surgery


Patrick J. Geraghty, MD
Brian G. Rubin, MD
Gregorio A. Sicard, MD
Robert W. Thompson, MD
Professors of Surgery

Jeffrey Jim, MD, MPHS
Associate Professor of Surgery

Sean J. English, MD*
Gerald R. Fortuna Jr., MD*
Kathleen G. Raman, MD, MPH
Nanette R. Reed, MD
Chandu Vemuri, MD
Mohamed A. Zayed, MD, PhD
Assistant Professors of Surgery


Division of Pediatric Surgery

warner

Brad W. Warner, MD, Chief


Jessie L. Ternberg, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Patrick A. Dillon, MD
Christopher R. Erwin, PhD
Martin S. Keller, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Kathryn Q. Bernabe, MD
Jun Guo, PhD
Jacqueline M. Saito, MD, MSCI
Adam M. Vogel, MD
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Constance Wye Leng Lee, MD*
Instructor of Surgery


Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Susan E. Mackinnon, MD, Chief
Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Plastic Surgery

Terence M. Myckatyn, MD
Thomas H. Tung, MD
Professors of Surgery

Ida K. Fox, MD
Albert S. Woo, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Donald W. Buck II, MD
John M. Felder, MD*
Grant M. Kleiber, MD
Amy M. Moore, MD
Kamlesh B. Patel, MD
Alison K. Snyder-Warwick, MD
Marissa M. Tenenbaum, MD
Matthew D. Wood, PhD
Assistant Professors of Surgery


Division of Public Health Sciences

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Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, Chief
Neiss-Gain Professor of Surgery; Associate Director, Prevention and Control, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health


Ross C. Brownson, PhD
Professor of Surgery; Professor, George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Sarah Gehlert, PhD
Professor of Surgery; E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Jefferson M. Gill, PhD, MBA
Professor of Surgery; Director, Center for Applied Statistics; Professor, Department of Political Science

Yan Yan, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery

Joaquin Barnoya, MD
Bettina F. Drake, MPH, PhD
Feng Gao, MD, PhD, MPH, MS
Aimee S. James, PhD, MPH
Yikyung Park, ScD
Mary C. Politi, PhD
Siobhan Sutcliffe, PhD, ScM, MHS
Erika Waters, PhD, MPH
Associate Professors of Surgery

Margaret Olsen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery; Associate Professor of Medicine

Su-Hsin Chang, PhD
Melody S. Goodman, MS, PhD
Cynthia Herrick, MD*
Jennifer L. Ivanovich, MS, MBA
Cassandra Arroyo Johnson, PhD, MS
Ying Liu, MD, PhD
Rebecca Lobb, ScD, MPH
Esther J. Lu, PhD
Jingqin (Rosy) Luo, PhD
Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, MPH, PhD
Anke C. Winter, MD, MSc
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Kenneth R. Carson, MD
Jean S. Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professors of Surgery; Assistant Professors of Medicine

Erin L. Linnenbringer, PhD
Instructor in Surgery


Division of Urologic Surgery

andriole

Gerald L. Andriole Jr., MD, Chief
Robert Killian Royce, MD, Distinguished Professor of Urologic Surgery


Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Urology

R. Sherburne Figenshau, MD
Taylor Family and Ralph V. Clayman Chair in Minimally Invasive Urology; Professor of Surgery

Paul F. Austin, MD
Sam B. Bhayani, MD
Steven B. Brandes, MD
Ramakrishna Venkatesh, MD
Professors of Surgery

Douglas E. Coplen, MD
Robert L. Grubb III, MD
H. Henry Lai, MD
Seth A. Strope, MD, MPH
Associate Professors of Surgery

Christopher T. Arett, MD*
Alana C. Desai, MD
Gurdarshan S. Sandhu, MD
Ralph J. Torrence, MD
Erica J. Traxel, MD
Gino J. Vricella, MD
Assistant Professors of Surgery

David A. Hardy, MD
Scott R. Manson, PhD
Instructors in Surgery


*Joined faculty in fiscal year 2016-17

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