Paul Santiago

Paul Santiago, MD

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Specializes In
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • English

Appointments

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

Hospital Affiliations

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

Locations

Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Department of Neurosurgery
Co-director, Center for Spinal Oncology
Director, Spine Fellow in Neurosurgery

Research Interests

Patient safety and quality improvement in patient care.

Publications & Research

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Education

Fellowship

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

Chief Residency

2002 Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Residency

2000 Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Medical Degree

1995 Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

BSc with Honors

1990 Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Financial Disclosures
  • 3-D Spine
    • Equity: Yes
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2022
  • Corelink
    • Equity: Yes
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2022
  • Zimmer
    • Royalties: $100,000 - $149,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2022

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