Craig Buchman, MD

Craig Buchman, MD

Head and Neck Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Lindburg Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, Section of Neurotology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise


Research Interest

Inner ear electrophysiology; cochlear implantation; noise-induced hearing loss prevention.


  • 1990: MD, University of Florida, Gainesville


  • 1991 - 1992: Research fellow, otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1992 - 1996: Resident, otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1996 - 1997: Clinical fellow, otology/neurotology/skull base surgery, House Ear Institute and Clinic, Los Angeles

Board Certification

  • 1997: American Board of Otolaryngology
  • 2005: Neurotology Subspecialty Certification

Selected Research Publications

Single-cell multi-omic analysis of the vestibular schwannoma ecosystem uncovers a nerve injury-like state.
  • Barrett TF, Patel B, Khan SM, [...] Buchman CA, [...] Kim AH
  • Nat Commun 2024
Clinical Staging to Estimate the Probability of Severe Postoperative Complications in Patients With Vestibular Schwannoma.
  • Smith HJ, Durakovic N, Patel B, [...] Buchman CA
  • JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

    1 Children's Place
    St. Louis, MO 63110

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