Chair’s Office


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


Gregorio A. Sicard, MD
Executive Vice Chair


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


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


William E. Gillanders, MD
Vice Chair for Research


Mary E. Klingensmith, MD
Vice Chair for Education

Bruce Lee Hall, MD, PhD, MBA
Vice President, Patient-Centered Outcomes, Barnes-Jewish Hospital; Professor of Surgery

Jeffrey M. Arbeit, MD
Professor of Surgery

Timothy P. Fleming, PhD
Professor of Surgery

Peter S. Goedegeburre, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Zhi Hong Lu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


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

Julia Kar, PhD
Instructor in Surgery

Section of General Thoracic Surgery


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

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

Charles L. Roper, MD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery

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

Wenjun Li, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Xingan Wang, PhD*
Instructor in Surgery

Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery


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

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

Heidi K. Coco, DO
Julianne Donnelly, MD
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


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

Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery


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

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

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

Sara A. Buckman, MD, PharmD
Eleanor Drew, MD*
Stephen R. Eaton, MD
Anja G. Fuchs, PhD
Kareem D. Husain, MD
William J. Symons, MD
Isaiah R. Turnbull, MD, PhD
Michael D. Weiss, DPM
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Chukwuma Apakama, MD
Instructor in Surgery

Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Matthew G. Mutch, MD
Chief; Associate 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


Jeffrey F. Moley, MD
Chief; Professor of Surgery

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

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

Julie A. Margenthaler, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Amy E. Cyr, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery


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
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dirk M. Spitzer, PhD
Instructor in Surgery

Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery


L. Michael Brunt, MD
Chief; Professor of Surgery

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

J. Christopher Eagon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD
Jeffrey A. Blatnik, MD*
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Section of Transplant Surgery


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


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

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


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

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


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
Albert S. Woo, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Donald W. Buck II, MD
Ida K. Fox, 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


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

Feng Gao, MD, PhD, MPH, MS*
Aimee S. James, PhD, MPH
Yikyung Park, ScD
Mary C. Politi, PhD
Siobhan Sutcliffe, PhD, MHS, ScM
Yan Yan, MD, PhD
Associate Professors of Surgery

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

Joaquin Barnoya, MD
Su-Hsin Chang, PhD
Bettina F. Drake, MPH, PhD
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MS
Jennifer L. Ivanovich, MS, MBA
Cassandra Arroyo Johnson, PhD, MS
Rebecca Lobb, ScD, MPH
Esther J. Lu, PhD*
Jingqin (Rosy) Luo, PhD*
Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, MPH, PhD
Erika Waters, PhD, MPH
Anke C. Winter, MD, MSc
Assistant Professors of Surgery

Kenneth R. Carson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jean S. Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Assistant Professor of Medicine

Erin L. Linnenbringer, PhD
Ying Liu, MD, PhD
Instructors in Surgery

Division of Urologic Surgery


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
Professors of Surgery

Douglas E. Coplen, MD
Robert L. Grubb III, MDH
Henry Lai, MD
Associate Professors of Surgery

Alana C. Desai, MD
Gurdarshan S. Sandhu, MD
Seth A. Strope, MD, MPH
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