To speak with the acute and critical care surgery team, call 314-362-5298.

Washington University acute and critical care surgeons treat patients with unexplained emergencies and critical illnesses, such as:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Multiple organ failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sepsis
  • Adult respiratory distress

They are experts in the treatment of patients with:

  • Acute injuries (such as those in auto crashes and industrial incidents),
  • Thermal injuries (burns from heat, cold, chemical or electrical incidents)
  • Those requiring emergency surgery