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Welcome to the Department of Neurosurgery

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf
Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf
- Department Chair


Welcome to the Department of Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University. The department is devoted to the advancement of neurosurgical care, research, and education. Pioneering work and innovations on neurosurgical technologies and neurosurgical operative techniques have been a hallmark of this department. The SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is equipped with some of the most advanced technologies (including intraoperative MRI, and MEG technologies) in order to provide the highest level of care for our patients.

Patients will find personalized care provided by multidisciplinary teams dedicated to specific neurosurgical diseases in this world-class neurosurgical department.

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Congratulations to Anne Gildehaus, NP, for exceptional nursing care!

2017 Ambassador Choice Award - Read more here.

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October 2-6, 2017

Chase Park Plaza

Two-Day Hands-On Course

October 5 & 6, 2017

Saint Louis University Practical Anatomy Laboratory

  • Cranio-Orbital-Zygomatic Approach
  • Anterior Petrosal Approach
  • Understanding the Temporal Bone
  • Endoscopic Approaches to the Sella and the Clivus

On behalf of the Department of Neurosurgery, we welcome you to Saint Louis University. Our Department Chairman, Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf, is inviting you to a luncheon presentation next Wednesday, September 6, in the Pitlyk Auditorium A located in the LRC, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society

Dedicated to the education of neurosurgical anatomy
and excellence in operative techniques for young neurosurgeons.

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