Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Munish Gupta of Washington University Orthopedics

Mary Rechtoris -   Print  |

Munish Gupta, MD, is the chief of spine surgery as well as a professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He specializes in adult and pediatric spine surgery with a focus on complex spinal reconstructive surgery for treatment of spinal deformities including scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis and Flatback syndrome. Dr. Gupta additionally specializes in spine tumors and spinal revision tumors.

Dr. Gupta is a member of various organizations including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Federation of Spine Association and California Orthopaedic Association among others.


He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He went on to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery from Northwestern and completed a spine surgery fellowship at Kenton D. Leatherman Spine Center in Kentucky and University of Louisville (Ky.).


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Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Robert A. Hart of OHSU Spine Center
Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Alan Daniels of University Orthopedics
Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Daniel Bursick of UPMC

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