Kelly Polk-Ledbetter, BSN, RN, ONC

Nurse Manager

Kelly is Nurse Manager for The Spine Center at Washington University.

Becky Fister, BSN, RN

Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Becky joined Dr. Gupta’s team in 2016 as his Clinical Nurse Coordinator.

Naomi Thompson, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant

Naomi has been with the Spine Department at Washington University since June 2006.

Brenda Sides, BS, MA

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Brenda has been a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Spine Service for 14 years.

Tricia Nester

Academic Administrative Assistant

Tricia handles Dr. Gupta’s personal, teaching, and speaking schedules.

Munish C. Gupta, M.D.

Mildred B. Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief of Division of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Co-director of Pediatric/Adult Spinal Deformity Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Specializes in spinal reconstructive surgery for both adults and children who need repair of spinal deformities.