Patient Portal

Paul Santiago, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Spine Surgery - Neurosurgery
Spinal Cord Tumors
Cervical Spine Surgery
Neurosurgery

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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News
  • Financial Disclosures
  • Videos

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Towards understanding the doping mechanism of organic semiconductors by Lewis acids.
Yurash B, Cao DX, Brus VV, Leifert D, Wang M, Dixon A, Seifrid M, Mansour AE, Lungwitz D, Liu T, Santiago PJ, Graham KR, Koch N, Bazan GC, Nguyen TQ
Nat Mater. 2019 Sep 16; doi: 10.1038/s41563-019-0479-0.

PMID:
    31527809
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Related citations


Multiwall and bamboo-like carbon nanotubes from the Allende chondrite: A probable source of asymmetry.
Cruz-Rosas HI, Riquelme F, Santiago P, Rendón L, Buhse T, Ortega-Gutiérrez F, Borja-Urby R, Mendoza D, Gaona C, Miramontes P, Cocho G
PLoS One. 2019; 14(7)e0218750. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218750.

PMID:
    31260466
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Ligand-Blocking and Membrane-Proximal Domain Targeting Anti-OX40 Antibodies Mediate Potent T Cell-Stimulatory and Anti-Tumor Activity.
Zhang P, Tu GH, Wei J, Santiago P, Larrabee LR, Liao-Chan S, Mistry T, Chu ML, Sai T, Lindquist K, Long H, Chaparro-Riggers J, Salek-Ardakani S, Yeung YA
Cell Rep. 2019 Jun 11; 27(11)3117-3123.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.05.027.

PMID:
    31189099
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


A new clinical score to identify children at low risk for appendicitis.
Benito J, Fernandez S, Gendive M, Santiago P, Perez-Garay R, Arana-Arri E, Mintegi S
Am J Emerg Med. 2019 May 28; pii: S0735-6757(19)30361-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.05.050.

PMID:
    31171439
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Related citations


Evaluation of MRI accuracy after primary systemic therapy in breast cancer patients considering tumor biology: optimizing the surgical planning.
Bouzón A, Iglesias Á, Acea B, Mosquera C, Santiago P, Mosquera J
Radiol Oncol. 2019 May 8; 53(2)171-177. doi: 10.2478/raon-2019-0023.

PMID:
    31104001
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Validity and reliability of a 6-a-side small-sided game as an indicator of match-related physical performance in elite youth Brazilian soccer players.
Aquino R, Melli-Neto B, Ferrari JVS, Bedo BLS, Vieira LHP, Santiago PRP, Gonçalves LGC, Oliveira LP, Puggina EF
J Sports Sci. 2019 Dec; 37(23)2639-2644. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2019.1608895.

PMID:
    31064264
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Dominant-non-dominant support limb kinematics and approach run parameters in futsal kicking of stationary and rolling ball.
Palucci Vieira LH, Cunha SA, Santiago PR, Dos Santos PC, Cardenas GC, Barbieri RA, Baptista AM, Barbieri FA
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2019 May 2; doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.19.09654-3.

PMID:
    31062949
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Related citations


Stress beyond coping? A Rasch analysis of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-14) in an Aboriginal population.
Santiago PHR, Roberts R, Smithers LG, Jamieson L
PLoS One. 2019; 14(5)e0216333. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216333.

PMID:
    31050685
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


NEOTROPICAL XENARTHRANS: a data set of occurrence of xenarthran species in the Neotropics.
Santos PM, Bocchiglieri A, Chiarello AG, Paglia AP, Moreira A, de Souza AC, Abba AM, Paviolo A, Gatica A, Medeiro AZ, Costa AN, Gallina AG, Yanosky AA, Jesus A, Bertassoni A, Rocha A, Bovo AAA, Bager A, Mol AC, Martensen AC, Faustino AC, Lopes AMC, Percequillo AR, Vogliotti A, Keuroghlian A, de la Colina MA, Devlin AL, García-Olaechea A, Sánchez A, Srbek-Araujo AC, Ochoa AC, Oliveira ACM, Lacerda ACR, Campelo AKN, de Oliveira Paschoal AM, Costa ARC, Meiga AYY, Jesus AS, Feijó A, Hirsch A, da Silva ALF, Botelho ALM, Regolin AL, Lanna AM, Nunes AV, Kindel A, Moraes AM, Gatti A, Noss AJ, Nobre AB, Montanarin A, Deffaci ÂC, de Albuquerque ACF, de Oliveira AK, Mangione AM, Pontes ARM, Bertoldi AT, Calouro AM, Desbiez ALJ, Fernandes A, Ferreguetti AC, da Silva MAA, Zimbres B, Luciano BFL, de Thoisy B, Niebuhr BBS, Papi B, Gómez-Valencia B, Santos BA, Lima BC, Oliveira BG, Santos BS, Campos BATP, Leles B, de Albuquerque França BR, Lim B, Oliveira CT, Cantagallo C, Lara CC, Lima CS, Gestich CC, de Melo-Soares CD, Peres CA, Kasper CB, Candia-Gallardo C, De Angelo C, Fragoso CE, de Freitas CH, Salvador CH, Brocardo CR, Melo CD, Leuchtenberger C, Braga C, Sánchez-Lalinde C, Bueno C, Luna CL, Rojano C, Hurtado CM, Dos Santos CC, Tellaeche C, Rosa C, de Campos CB, Silva CR, Kanda CZ, Jenkins CN, McDonough C, Trinca CT, da Cunha CJ, Widmer CE, Santos C, Buscariol D, Carreira DC, Carvalho DR, da Silva Ferraz D, Casali D, Thornton D, Vasconcellos DR, Barcelos D, Brown D, Ramos DL, Moreira DO, Yogui DR, Faria D, Sana DA, de Mattia DL, Henz DJ, Friedeberg DB, Carvalho DLKP, Astúa D, Queirolo D, Varela DM, Eaton DP, Dias DM, Rivadeneira EF, Rocha EC, de Abreu-Júnior EF, Carrano E, Santos EM Jr, Setz EZF, Carvalho EAR Jr, de Almeida Chiquito E, de Matos Cardoso E, Mendonça EN, D'Bastiani E, Vieira EM, Ramalho EE, Guijosa-Guadarrama E, González E, Maggiorini EV, Fischer E, Aguiar EF, Castro ÉP, de la Peña-Cuéllar E, de Castro EBV, Brítez EB, Vanderhoeven EA, Pedó E, Rocha FL, Girardi F, de Oliveira Roque F, Mazim FD, de Barros FM, Martello F, Fantacini FM, Pedrosa F, Peters FB, Abra FD, de Azevedo FC, da Silva Santos F, da Silva FG, Teixeira FZ, Perini FA, Passos FC, Carvalho F, de Azevedo FCC, de Pinho FF, Gonçalves F, Lima F, Contreras-Moreno FM, Pedroni F, Tortato FR, Santos FPR, Caruso F, Tirelli FP, Miranda FR, Rodrigues FHG, Ubaid FK, Palmeira FBL, da Silva FA, Grotta-Neto F, de Souza FL, Costa FE, Pérez-Garduza F, Delsuc F, Lemos F, Pinto FR, Boaglio GI, Massocato GF, Preuss G, Hofmann GS, Aguiar GL, Oliveira GS, Duarte GT, Beca G, Giné GAF, Batista GO, Gil GE, Gonsioroski G, Secco H, Medeiros HR, Coelho IP, Franceschi IC, Bernardi I, de la Torre JA, Zocche JJ, Seibert JB, de Faria Falcão JC, Dias JHM, Nodari JZ, Oliveira JA, Giovanelli JGR, Favoretti JPP, Polisar J, Sponchiado J, Cherem JJ, Ramírez JFM, de Toledo JJ, Duarte JMB, de Matos JR, Arrabal JP, de Faria Oshima JE, Ribeiro JF, Bogoni JA, Pacheco JJC, Schuchmann KL, Ferraz KMPMB, Dos Santos Everton L, Bailey LL, Gonçalves LO, Cullen L Jr, de Andrade LR, Trevelin LC, Bonjorne L, de Almeida Rodrigues L, Leuzinger L, Perillo LN, Araújo LS, Hufnagel L, Ribeiro LO, Bernardo LRR, Oliveira-Santos LGR, Varzinczak LH, Borges LHM, Guimarães LN, Möcklinghoff L, Oliveira MA, Magioli M, de Assis Jardim MM, de Oliveira ML, Tortato MA, Dums M, Iezzi ME, Pereira MJR, Jorge ML, de Castro Morini MS, Landis MB, Xavier MS, Barros MAS, da Silva ML, Rivero M, Zanin M, Marques MI, Alves MH, Di Bitetti MS, Alvarez MR, Graipel ME, Godoi MN, Benedetti MA, Beltrão MG, Monteiro MCM, de Paula MJ, Perilli MLL, da Silva MP, Villar N, De Albuquerque NM, Canassa NF, Filho NM, da Rosa Oliveira N, Pasqualotto N, Cáceres NC, Attias N, Favarini MO, Ribeiro OS, Gonçalves PR, da Rocha PA, Condé PA, Akkawi P, Cruz P, Lira PK, Ferreira PM, Arroyo-Gerala P, Hartmann PA, de Tarso Zuquim Antas P, Marinho PH, de Faria Peres PH, Peña-Mondragón JL, Lombardi PM, de Souza Laurindo R, Alves RSC, Grangeiro RDP, Silva RL, Beltrão-Mendes R, Bonikowski RTR, Reppucci J, Arrais RC, Sampaio R, Sartorello R, Bovendorp RS, McNab R, Hack ROE, Magalhães RA, Araújo RC, de Almeida Nobre R, Pérez RRL, Massara RL, de Paula RC, Anleu RG, Marques RV, Dornas R, Rolim SG, Cavalcanti SMC, Lima SR, Ballari SA, Santamaría SB, Silva SM, Age SG, Godim T, Sobral-Souza T, Maccarini TB, Rodrigues TF, Piovezan U, Tavares VDC, Quiroga VA, Krepschi VG, Filho VP, Bastazini VAG, de Oliveira Gasparotto VP, Orsini VS, Layme VMG, Hannibal W, Dáttilo W, de Carvalho WD, Loughry WJ, Di Blanco YE, Núñez-Regueiro MM, Giubbina MF, Passamani M, de Alagão Querido LC, da Costa Toledo GA, Ribeiro IK, Quintilham L, de Bustos S, de la Maza J, Neto JFL, de Andrade Silva KVK, Sartorello L, Rampim LE, Marás GA, Camino M, Freitas-Junior M, Perovic PG, Paolino RM, Ferreira SD, Towns V, Esperandio IB, Aximoff I, Beduschi J, Guenther M, de Cassia Bianchi R, Keuroghlian-Eaton S, Mendes SL, de Fatima Cunha L, Cirignoli S, Ciocheti G, do Prado HA, Fernandes-Ferreira H, de Sena LMM, Yamane MH, Brennand PGG, da Silva RD, Escobar S, Endo W, Hurtado RR, Gontijo NRC, Marsh LK, Severo MM, Pardo JM, Costa SA, Melo GL, Santana GG, de Miranda Mourão G, Gaspari GG, Duarte H, Cabral H, da Silva LH, Mendonça L, Barbosa LL, Dos Santos MV, Moraes MFD, Gordo M, Versiani NF, Cantero N, Pays O, Guedes PG, Colas-Rosas PF, Ribeiro P, Renaud PC, Hoogesteijn RJ, Ayala R, da Cunha RGT, Schaub R, Laurito S, Betkowski SE, Cortez S, Silva SSP, de Oliveira TG, Spironello WR, Gengler N, Hidalgo MM, Juárez R, Iglesias JA, Anacleto TC, de Souza Fialho M, Cavicchioli G, Beccato MAB, Silva MD, Neto OC, Lopes KGD, Godoy LP, Luiz MR, Rojas Bonzi VB, Ferreira GB, Oliveira MJR, Hinojosa J, de Oliveira LFB, Nagy-Reis MB, Ramirez SF, Concone HVB, Mourthe I, Martínez-Lanfranco JA, Zanoni JB, Moreira TC, Guarderas ZV, Bazilio S, Cervini M, Pinheiro MS, Morato RG, Peroni N, Trigo TC, Machado RB, Gaspari F, Koenemann JG, Rudolf JC, Benchimol M, Vieira MV, Retta LM, Santiago PGF, Ciccia PG, Estrela PC, Carvalho S, Esbérard CEL, de la Cruz YB, Castro-Prieto J, Braga RM, Cartes JL, Andrade-Núñez MJ, Denkiewicz NM, Falconi N, Pezzuti JCB, Del Castillo Cordero HF, de Sousa LC, de Gaspari Júnior RL, Santos-Filho M, Almeida JS, Thompson JJ, Dos Santos JS, Pereira-Ribeiro J, Burs K, da Silva KFM, Velilla M, da Silva MX, de la Sancha NU, Pinheiro PF, de Castilho PV, Bercê W, Assis JC, Tonetti VR, Alves-Eigenheer M, Chinem S, Honda LK, de Godoy Bergallo H, Alberici V, Wallace R, Krauer JMC, Ribeiro MC, Galetti M
Ecology. 2019 Jul; 100(7)e02663. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2663.

PMID:
    31013542
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Feasibility evaluation of a mindfulness-based stress reduction program for primary care professionals in Brazilian national health system.
Santiago PHR, Valle Serra E Meira LR, Colussi CF
Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2019 May; 358-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.01.005.

PMID:
    31003691
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations


The nutrition of iodine in Spain. Needs for the future.
Vila L, Lucas A, Donnay S, de la Vieja A, Wengrovicz S, Santiago P, Bandrés O, Velasco I, Garcia-Fuentes E, Ares S, Moreno Navarro JC, Espada M, Muñoz A, Galofré JC, Puig-Domingo M
Endocrinol Diabetes Nutr. 2019 Apr 5; pii: S2530-0164(19)30064-3. doi: 10.1016/j.endinu.2019.02.009.

PMID:
    30962160
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Related citations


Pharmacokinetic and Metabolomic Studies with BIO 300, a Nanosuspension of Genistein, in a Nonhuman Primate Model.
Cheema AK, Mehta KY, Santiago PT, Fatanmi OO, Kaytor MD, Singh VK
Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Mar 12; 20(5)pii: E1231. doi: 10.3390/ijms20051231.

PMID:
    30870965
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations


The decline of axillary lymph node dissection in breast cancer. Evolution of its indication over the last 20 years.
García-Novoa A, Acea-Nebril B, Casal-Beloy I, Bouzón-Alejandro A, Cereijo Garea C, Gómez-Dovigo A, Builes-Ramírez S, Santiago P, Mosquera-Oses J
Cir Esp. 2019 Apr; 97(4)222-229. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2019.01.010.

PMID:
    30857734
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Systematic review with meta-analysis: mycophenolate mofetil as a second-line therapy for autoimmune hepatitis.
Santiago P, Schwartz I, Tamariz L, Levy C
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Apr; 49(7)830-839. doi: 10.1111/apt.15157.

PMID:
    30761563
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Match Running Performance in Young Soccer Players: A Systematic Review.
Palucci Vieira LH, Carling C, Barbieri FA, Aquino R, Santiago PRP
Sports Med. 2019 Feb; 49(2)289-318. doi: 10.1007/s40279-018-01048-8.

PMID:
    30671900
    [PubMed - in process]
Related citations


Primary systemic therapy in HER2-positive operable breast cancer using trastuzumab and chemotherapy: efficacy data, cardiotoxicity and long-term follow-up in 142 patients diagnosed from 2005 to 2016 at a single institution.
Antolín S, Acea B, Albaina L, Concha Á, Santiago P, García-Caballero T, Mosquera JJ, Varela JR, Soler R, Calvo L
Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press). 2019; 1129-42. doi: 10.2147/BCTT.S179750.

PMID:
    30643452
    [PubMed]
Related citations


Predicting the defensive performance of individual players in one vs. one soccer games.
Wilson RS, Smith NMA, Santiago PRP, Camata T, Ramos SP, Caetano FG, Cunha SA, Sandes de Souza AP, Moura FA
PLoS One. 2018; 13(12)e0209822. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209822.

PMID:
    30596724
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations


Triatomines: Trypanosomatids, Bacteria, and Viruses Potential Vectors?
Vieira CB, Praça YR, Bentes KLDS, Santiago PB, Silva SMM, Silva GDS, Motta FN, Bastos IMD, de Santana JM, de Araújo CN
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018; 8405. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00405.

PMID:
    30505806
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations


Dribbling speed along curved paths predicts attacking performance in match-realistic one vs. one soccer games.
Wilson RS, Smith NMA, Ramos SP, Giuliano Caetano F, Aparecido Rinaldo M, Santiago PRP, Cunha SA, Moura FA
J Sports Sci. 2019 May; 37(9)1072-1079. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1544110.

PMID:
    30470166
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations


Rivaroxaban or aspirin for patent foramen ovale and embolic stroke of undetermined source: a prespecified subgroup analysis from the NAVIGATE ESUS trial.
Kasner SE, Swaminathan B, Lavados P, Sharma M, Muir K, Veltkamp R, Ameriso SF, Endres M, Lutsep H, Messé SR, Spence JD, Nedeltechev K, Perera K, Santo G, Olavarria V, Lindgren A, Bangdiwala S, Shoamanesh A, Berkowitz SD, Mundl H, Connolly SJ, Hart RG, NAVIGATE ESUS Investigators.
Lancet Neurol. 2018 Dec; 17(12)1053-1060. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30319-3.

PMID:
    30274772
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations

In the News

In the News

Paul Santiago, MD

Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company 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 or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals 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 financial interests during calendar year 2018:

Company Name: Corelink

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board: $1 - $9,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: Zimmer

Royalties: $100,000 - $149,999

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019

Videos

Videos

Areas of Research Interest

Patient safety and quality improvement in patient care.