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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

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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

A review of radiation countermeasures focusing on injury-specific medicinals and regulatory approval status: part III. Countermeasures under early stages of development along with 'standard of care' medicinal and procedures not requiring regulatory approval for use.
Singh VK, Hanlon BK, Santiago PT, Seed TM
Int J Radiat Biol. 2017 Jun 28; 1-22. doi: 10.1080/09553002.2017.1332440.

PMID:
    28657400
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Lifetime Suicidal Behaviors and Career Characteristics Among U.S. Army Soldiers: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).
Millner AJ, Ursano RJ, Hwang I, King AJ, Naifeh JA, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Stein MB, Kessler RC, Nock MK, STARRS-LS Collaborators.
Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2017 Jun 20; doi: 10.1111/sltb.12363.

PMID:
    28631262
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Suicide attempts in U.S. Army combat arms, special forces and combat medics.
Ursano RJ, Kessler RC, Naifeh JA, Mash HH, Fullerton CS, Ng THH, Aliaga PA, Wynn GH, Dinh HM, McCarroll JE, Sampson NA, Kao TC, Schoenbaum M, Heeringa SG, Stein MB, Army STARRS collaborators.
BMC Psychiatry. 2017 May 25; 17(1)194. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1350-y.

PMID:
    28545424
    [PubMed - in process]
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Principles of Cleft Lip Repair: Conventions, Commonalities, and Controversies.
Marcus JR, Allori AC, Santiago PE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar; 139(3)764e-780e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003148.

PMID:
    28234859
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention Research Center Collaborations With State Departments of Health: Washington State.
Hannon PA, Vu TT, Santiago PM, Joyner P, Mason C, Harris JR
Am J Prev Med. 2017 Mar; 52(3S3)S246-S249. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.07.027.

PMID:
    28215373
    [PubMed - in process]
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Training Level Does Not Affect Auditory Perception of The Magnitude of Ball Spin in Table Tennis.
Santos DP, Barbosa RN, Vieira LH, Santiago PR, Zagatto AM, Gomes MM
J Hum Kinet. 2017 Jan 1; 5519-27. doi: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0003.

PMID:
    28210335
    [PubMed - in process]
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Proteases of haematophagous arthropod vectors are involved in blood-feeding, yolk formation and immunity - a review.
Santiago PB, de Araújo CN, Motta FN, Praça YR, Charneau S, Bastos IM, Santana JM
Parasit Vectors. 2017 Feb 13; 10(1)79. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2005-z.

PMID:
    28193252
    [PubMed - in process]
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Energy Systems Contribution in the Running-based Anaerobic Sprint Test.
Milioni F, Zagatto AM, Barbieri RA, Andrade VL, Dos Santos JW, Gobatto CA, da Silva AS, Santiago PR, Papoti M
Int J Sports Med. 2017 Mar; 38(3)226-232. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-117722.

PMID:
    28192833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Construct validity of tests that measure kick performance for young soccer players based on cluster analysis: exploring the relationship between coaches rating and actual measures.
Vieira LH, DE Andrade VL, Aquino RL, Moraes R, Barbieri FA, Cunha SA, Bedo BL, Santiago PR
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2016 Dec 16;

PMID:
    27991485
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Medically Documented Suicide Ideation Among U.S. Army Soldiers.
Ursano RJ, Kessler RC, Stein MB, Naifeh JA, Nock MK, Aliaga PA, Fullerton CS, Wynn GH, Ng TH, Dinh HM, Sampson NA, Kao TC, Schoenbaum M, McCarroll JE, Cox KL, Heeringa SG, Army STARRS collaborators.
Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2016 Nov 29; doi: 10.1111/sltb.12316.

PMID:
    27897318
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Alcohol Misuse and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders Among New Soldiers in the U.S. Army.
Stein MB, Campbell-Sills L, Gelernter J, He F, Heeringa SG, Nock MK, Sampson NA, Sun X, Jain S, Kessler RC, Ursano RJ, Army STARRS Collaborators.
Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Jan; 41(1)139-148. doi: 10.1111/acer.13269.

PMID:
    27883222
    [PubMed - in process]
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Futsal Match-Related Fatigue Affects Running Performance and Neuromuscular Parameters but Not Finishing Kick Speed or Accuracy.
Milioni F, Vieira LH, Barbieri RA, Zagatto AM, Nordsborg NB, Barbieri FA, Dos-Santos JW, Santiago PR, Papoti M
Front Physiol. 2016; 7518.

PMID:
    27872598
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mutational landscape of EGFR-, MYC-, and Kras-driven genetically engineered mouse models of lung adenocarcinoma.
McFadden DG, Politi K, Bhutkar A, Chen FK, Song X, Pirun M, Santiago PM, Kim-Kiselak C, Platt JT, Lee E, Hodges E, Rosebrock AP, Bronson RT, Socci ND, Hannon GJ, Jacks T, Varmus H
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 18; 113(42)E6409-E6417.

PMID:
    27702896
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of breast carcinoma in ectopic axillary breast tissue.
Munrós J, Vázquez M, Santiago P, Romay G, Acea B
Cir Esp. 2017 Apr; 95(4)232-233. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2016.07.004.

PMID:
    27641761
    [PubMed - in process]
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Kicking Performance and Muscular Strength Parameters with Dominant and Nondominant Lower Limbs in Brazilian Elite Professional Futsal Players.
Vieira LH, de Souza Serenza F, de Andrade VL, de Paula Oliveira L, Mariano FP, Santana JE, Santiago PR
J Appl Biomech. 2016 Dec; 32(6)578-585.

PMID:
    27620134
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative Fiducial Marker Placement in the Thoracic Spine: A Technical Report.
Madaelil TP, Long JR, Wallace AN, Baker JC, Ray WZ, Santiago P, Buchowski J, Zebala LP, Jennings JW
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 May 15; 42(10)E624-E628. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001890.

PMID:
    27584673
    [PubMed - in process]
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Structure-guided discovery of thiazolidine-2,4-dione derivatives as a novel class of Leishmania major pteridine reductase 1 inhibitors.
Leite FH, Santiago PB, Froes TQ, da Silva Filho J, da Silva SG, Ximenes RM, de Faria AR, Brondani DJ, de Albuquerque JF, Castilho MS
Eur J Med Chem. 2016 Nov 10; 123639-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.07.060.

PMID:
    27517809
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An Examination of Potential Misclassification of Army Suicides: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers.
Cox KL, Nock MK, Biggs QM, Bornemann J, Colpe LJ, Dempsey CL, Heeringa SG, McCarroll JE, Ng TH, Schoenbaum M, Ursano RJ, Zhang BG, Benedek DM, Army STARRS Collaborators.
Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2017 Jun; 47(3)257-265. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12280.

PMID:
    27447096
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Aug-Sep; 94(7)379-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2016.03.007.

PMID:
    27158077
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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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 2016.

Company Name: Zimmer

Royalties: $50,001 - $100,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

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Areas of Research Interest

Patient safety and quality improvement in patient care.