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57 top doctors
Residency programs

Our vision

To lead in transforming and improving the lives of people affected by neurological conditions throughout the lifespan, in St. Louis and globally, by providing exceptional patient care, advancing innovative research, and delivering outstanding education.

Bold research

Through collaborative science, we’re translating discoveries into clinical solutions.

Get ready for your impactful, rewarding career.

With strong mentorship and extensive training options, we support you in finding and following your path.

3 residencies | 12 fellowships | 170 faculty

Superb patient care

We provide compassionate, leading-edge care for patients of all ages and genders.

  • Team-based care
  • Thorough diagnosis
  • Clear communication

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Unparalleled research, deep resources and a collegial, collaborative environment make WashU a neuroscience utopia.
No matter where you are in your career, you’ll thrive here. 

Ranked among best adult and children's hospitals U.S. News and World Report in neurology and neurosurgery.

One of America’s top neurology hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine among America’s best hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery.

News

Shellhaas receives Child Neurology Society’s highest honor (Links to an external site)

Shellhaas receives Child Neurology Society’s highest honor
Renée Shellhaas, MD, the David T. Blasingame Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been awarded the Child Neurology Society’s (CNS) 2024 Hower Award. The organization’s highest honor, the award is given annually to a pediatric neurologist recognized as an outstanding teacher and scholar, and for making significant contributions to […]

Expansion of Telestroke Program connects BJC hospitals to experts 24/7 (Links to an external site)

Expansion of Telestroke Program connects BJC hospitals to experts 24/7
The expansion of the BJC HealthCare Telestroke Program, which began at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH), was officially complete in 2023 with the addition of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. The Telestroke Program connects all 14 BJC hospitals to Washington University School of Medicine stroke physician specialists 24/7/365 through a virtual care platform to identify and treat acute […]