Paul E. Wise

Paul E. Wise, MD

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Specializes In
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Colon Cancer, Rectal cancer – neoadjuvant therapy, surgery and non-operative management, Anal cancer, Colon polyps, Diverticulitis Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, Anorectal diseases – Hemorrhoids, Fissures, Abscess, Fistula, Condyloma, Pilonidal cysts, Inherited colorectal cancer and hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes, Intestinal stomas, Rectal prolapse, Constipation, Fecal incontinence

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Surgery; Division of General Surgery; Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Director, Washington University Inherited Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Registry
Program Director, Washington University General Surgery Residency

Research Interests

Surgical education, Hereditary colorectal cancer (FAP, HNPCC, Lynch), Colorectal cancer, Patient Outcomes, Enhanced Recover after Surgery, Rectal cancer, Cost reduction of care for colon cancer

Publications & Research

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B.S. (Chemistry)

1992 Georgetown University, Washington DC

Medical Degree

1996 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


2003 General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Residency (Research)

2001 Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplant, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


2004 Colon and Rectal Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO

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