Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University is named a nationally ranked hospital by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT in their annual report of the best hospitals across the nation. You can view the report for more details.
The 22nd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) in Kuala Lampur included leading spine surgeons from all over the world. In this forum, spine surgeons discussed and demonstrated new spine techniques in order to improve patient care. Dr. Gupta had over 18 papers accepted and was a speaker in multiple sessions, and also taught hands-on workshops.
Dr. Gupta has been appointed professor and chief of spine surgery for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He will assume his new duties on September 1, 2015. Dr. Gupta succeeds Lawrence G. Lenke, MD, who has moved to ColumbiaDoctors and The Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen in New York, New York.
Dr. Munish Gupta visited Coimbatore, India, to operate on patients with severe scoliosis and to teach in a Scoliosis Research Society operative course at the Ganga Hospital. The course involved 25 surgeries demonstrated by 9 internationally renowned spinal surgeons, which attendees could observe, as well as lecture sessions on patient evaluation, technique and tips, and avoiding complications.
September 30, 2013 — Dr. Gupta has been elected to the board of directors for the Scoliosis Research Society. SRS is an international society that was founded in 1966 with 35 members, and now includes over 1,000 of the world’s leading spine surgeons, researchers, physician assistants and orthotists who are involved in research and treatment of spinal deformities. It has gained recognition as one of the world’s premier spine societies. The SRS has maintained a commitment to research and education in the field of spinal deformities.