Paul Santiago

Paul Santiago, MD

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
Video Profile

Sees Patients For

General neurosurgery, spinal disorders resulting from degenerative disease, spondylosis, spondylolithesis, tumors, cancer, inflammatory disease, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, congenital disorders, cervical spine surgery, spinal instrumentation, minimally invasive surgery, thoracoscopic surgery; disorders of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine; disorders of craniocervical junction, head injury, spinal cord injury

Patients Seen At

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery


  • English



2003 Spine in Neurological Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Chief Residency

2002 Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington


2000 Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Medical Degree

1995 Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticutt

BSc with Honors

1990 Biology, Stanford University,

Research Interests

Patient safety and quality improvement in patient care.

Publications & Research

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Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

Company Name: 3DspineEquity: YesReporting Date: 05/01/2021
Company Name: CorelinkEquity: YesConsulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999Reporting Date: 05/01/2021
Company Name: Zimmer, Inc.Royalties: $100,000 - $149,999Reporting Date: 05/01/2021