Sara E. Holden

Sara E. Holden, MD

Specializes In
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Hernia
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Abdominal wall hernia repair (ventral, incisional, and inguinal hernias), minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) management of benign foregut disorders (achalasia, hiatal hernias, paraesophageal hernias), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), endoscopic treatment of achalasia (POEM), gallbladder surgery, solid organ surgery (adrenal, spleen). 

Hospital Affiliations

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



Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Assistant Professor, SurgeryDivision of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes of abdominal wall hernia repair. Medical student and resident surgical education curriculum development. Designing patient education tools to facilitate shared surgical decision-making. 

Publications & Research

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Fellowship - Minimally Invasive Surgery

2018 Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency - General Surgery

2017 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Medical Degree

2010 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN