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Barnes-Jewish Hospital neurosurgeons offer comprehensive specialty services available at few hospitals in the nation. Surgeons include a number of regional and national experts who are active in national and international professional organizations and on editorial boards for leading scientific publications.


  • Gregory J. Zipfel, MD, Chair
    Cerebrovascular, aneurysm, AVM, brain tumors, skull-base tumors, Gamma Knife
  • Michael R. Chicoine, MD
    Skull-base tumors, brain tumors, cerebrovascular, acoustic neuroma, Gamma Knife
  • Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., MD,
    Cerebrovascular, aneurysm, AVM, skull-base tumors, Gamma Knife, Monteris AutoLITT, high-intensity laser probe
  • Joshua L. Dowling, MD
    Movement disorders, epilepsy, stereotactic surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, brain tumors, Gamma Knife
  • Robert L. Grubb, Jr., MD
    Evaluation of spinal disorders
  • Albert Kim, MD
    Neuro-oncology, brain tumors, stereotactic surgery, Gamma Knife
  • Akash P. Kansagra, MD
    Neurointerventional surgery
  • Eric C. Leuthardt, MD
    Epilepsy, movement disorders, brain tumors, Gamma Knife, Monteris AutoLITT, high-intensity laser probe
  • Christopher J. Moran, MD
    Neurointerventional surgery
  • Joshua W. Osbun, MD
    Neurointerventional surgery, cerebrovascular, skull base tumors, brain aneurysms; AVM, dural arteriovenous fistulas, cavernous malformation
  • Keith M. Rich, MD
    Neuro-oncology, brain tumors, stereotactic surgery, Gamma Knife
  • Paul Santiago, MD
    Spinal disorders of the cranial junction, cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine

For a referral to a Washington University neurosurgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, call 888.230.8832.

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#17 in the Nation
by U.S. News & World Report

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