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Faculty Physicians

Paul Santiago, MD

Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Spine Surgery - Neurosurgery
Neurological Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumors
Cervical Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

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

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neurosurgical Cervical Spine Institute and Spine Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 362-3577
Fax: (314) 362-2107

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 211
Office Phone: 314-362-3577

Education

Education

Fellowship: Spine in Neurological Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 2003
Chief Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 2002
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 2000
Medical Degree: Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticutt 1995
BSc with Honors: Biology, Stanford University, 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Risk factors for positive margins in conservative surgery for breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Bouzón A, Acea B, García A, Iglesias Á, Mosquera J, Santiago P, Seoane T
Cir Esp. 2016 May 5; pii: S0009-739X(16)30012-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2016.03.007.

PMID:
    27158077
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Fractional anisotropy to quantify cervical spondylotic myelopathy severity.
Murphy RK, Sun P, Han RH, Griffin KJ, Wagner JM, Yarbrough CK, Wright NM, Dorward IG, Riew DK, Kelly MP, Santiago P, Zebala LP, Trinkaus K, Ray WZ, Song SK
J Neurosurg Sci. 2016 May 5;

PMID:
    27149369
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Deep Insight into the Sialome of Rhodnius neglectus, a Vector of Chagas Disease.
Santiago PB, Assumpção TC, Araújo CN, Bastos IM, Neves D, Silva IG, Charneau S, Queiroz RM, Raiol T, Oliveira JV, Sousa MV, Calvo E, Ribeiro JM, Santana JM
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr; 10(4)e0004581. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004581.

PMID:
    27129103
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic accuracy of MRI to evaluate tumour response and residual tumour size after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients.
Bouzón A, Acea B, Soler R, Iglesias Á, Santiago P, Mosquera J, Calvo L, Seoane-Pillado T, García A
Radiol Oncol. 2016 Mar 1; 50(1)73-9. doi: 10.1515/raon-2016-0007.

PMID:
    27069452
    [PubMed]
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Thermal stability of extracellular hemoglobin of Rhinodrilus alatus (HbRa): DLS and SAXS studies.
Carvalho JW, Carvalho FA, Santiago PS, Tabak M
Eur Biophys J. 2016 Mar 26;

PMID:
    27017354
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Exploring sub-optimal use of an electronic risk assessment tool for venous thromboembolism.
Baysari MT, Jackson N, Ramasamy S, Santiago P, Xiong J, Westbrook J, Omari A, Day RO
Appl Ergon. 2016 Jul; 5563-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2016.01.003.

PMID:
    26995037
    [PubMed - in process]
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Iodine status and thyroid function among Spanish schoolchildren aged 6-7 years: the Tirokid study.
Vila L, Donnay S, Arena J, Arrizabalaga JJ, Pineda J, Garcia-Fuentes E, García-Rey C, Marín JL, Serra-Prat M, Velasco I, López-Guzmán A, Luengo LM, Villar A, Muñoz Z, Bandrés O, Guerrero E, Muñoz JA, Moll G, Vich F, Menéndez E, Riestra M, Torres Y, Beato-Víbora P, Aguirre M, Santiago P, Aranda J, Gutiérrez-Repiso C
Br J Nutr. 2016 Mar 10; 1-9.

PMID:
    26961225
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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[Acute accidental poisonings related to non-original containers].
Bilbao N, Santiago P, Azkunaga B, Mintegi S, el Grupo de Trabajo de Intoxicaciones de la Sociedad Española de Urgencias de Pediatría
An Pediatr (Barc). 2016 Feb 26; pii: S1695-4033(16)00018-7. doi: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2016.01.008.

PMID:
    26935759
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Biochemical, physical and tactical analysis of a simulated game in young soccer players.
Aquino RL, Goncalves L, Vieira LH, Oliveira LP, Alves GF, Santiago PR, Puggina EF
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2016 Jan 14;

PMID:
    26765497
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarker of Axon Loss Reflects Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Severity.
Murphy RK, Sun P, Xu J, Wang Y, Sullivan S, Gamble P, Wagner J, Wright NN, Dorward IG, Riew D, Santiago P, Kelly MP, Trinkaus K, Ray WZ, Song SK
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 May; 41(9)751-6. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001337.

PMID:
    26650876
    [PubMed - in process]
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Analysis of Soccer Players' Positional Variability During the 2012 UEFA European Championship: A Case Study.
Moura FA, Santana JE, Vieira NA, Santiago PR, Cunha SA
J Hum Kinet. 2015 Sep 29; 47225-36. doi: 10.1515/hukin-2015-0078.

PMID:
    26557206
    [PubMed]
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Clinician's Primer to ICD-10-CM Coding for Cleft Lip/Palate Care.
Allori AC, Cragan JD, Porta GC, Mulliken JB, Meara JG, Bruun R, Shusterman S, Cassell CH, Raynor E, Santiago P, Marcus JR
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Nov 2;

PMID:
    26523325
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mental Health Treatment Among Soldiers With Current Mental Disorders in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (Army STARRS).
Colpe LJ, Naifeh JA, Aliaga PA, Sampson NA, Heeringa SG, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Fullerton CS, Nock MK, Schoenbaum ML, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC, Army STARRS Collaborators
Mil Med. 2015 Oct; 180(10)1041-51. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00686.

PMID:
    26444466
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lower Trapezius Flap for Reconstruction of Posterior Scalp and Neck Defects after Complex Occipital-Cervical Surgeries.
Zenga J, Sharon JD, Santiago P, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Fox IK, Myckatyn TM, Diaz JA, Chicoine MR
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Sep; 76(5)397-408. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1544123.

PMID:
    26401483
    [PubMed]
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Upper extremity coordination strategies depending on task demand during a basic daily activity.
Ricci FP, Santiago PR, Zampar AC, Pinola LN, Fonseca Mde C
Gait Posture. 2015 Oct; 42(4)472-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.07.061.

PMID:
    26282047
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviors in U.S. Army Administrative Records, 2004-2009: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).
Ursano RJ, Kessler RC, Heeringa SG, Cox KL, Naifeh JA, Fullerton CS, Sampson NA, Kao TC, Aliaga PA, Vegella P, Mash HH, Buckley C, Colpe LJ, Schoenbaum M, Stein MB, Army STARRS collaborators
Psychiatry. 2015; 78(1)1-21. doi: 10.1080/00332747.2015.1006512.

PMID:
    26168022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Suicide Attempts in the US Army During the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2004 to 2009.
Ursano RJ, Kessler RC, Stein MB, Naifeh JA, Aliaga PA, Fullerton CS, Sampson NA, Kao TC, Colpe LJ, Schoenbaum M, Cox KL, Heeringa SG, Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers Collaborators
JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Sep; 72(9)917-26. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.0987.

PMID:
    26154106
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measurement of latent cognitive abilities involved in concept identification learning.
Thomas ML, Brown GG, Gur RC, Moore TM, Patt VM, Nock MK, Naifeh JA, Heeringa S, Ursano RJ, Stein MB, Army STARRS Collaborators
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2015; 37(6)653-69. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2015.1042358.

PMID:
    26147832
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Suicide Response Guidelines for Residency Trainees: A Novel Postvention Response for the Care and Teaching of Psychiatry Residents who Encounter Suicide in Their Patients.
Cazares PT, Santiago P, Moulton D, Moran S, Tsai A
Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Aug; 39(4)393-7. doi: 10.1007/s40596-015-0352-7.

PMID:
    26063679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Concordance between 11C-PIB-PET and clinical diagnosis in a memory clinic.
Patricio CM, Gabriela C, Julieta RM, Marcos FS, Federico N, Griselda R, Claudio W, Santiago P, Leonardo T, Jorge C, Alejandra A, Janus K, Salvador G, Ramon L, Gustavo S, Silvia V, Ricardo A
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 Sep; 30(6)599-606. doi: 10.1177/1533317515576387.

PMID:
    25817631
    [PubMed - in process]
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In the News

In the News

Paul Santiago, MD

Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2015.

Company Name: Corelink

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2016


Company Name: Zimmer

Royalties: $50,001 - $100,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $25,001 - $50,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2016

Areas of Research Interest

Patient safety and quality improvement in patient care.