Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

Neurosurgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As director of the Brain Laser Center and a member of our brain tumor specialist team, Dr. Leuthardt cares for patients diagnosed with brain tumors through treatment and recovery. Dr. Leuthardt also has expertise in spine surgery and the surgical treatment of epilepsy. Learn more about Dr. Leuthardt and the Brain Tumor Center at Siteman.

Research Interest

Neuroprosthetics – devices linked to the brain that may lead to cures for paralysis, allow patients to move artificial limbs or restore other neurological functions.

Brain Mapping – developing advanced techniques to locate and preserve critical areas of brain function.


  • 1999: MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


  • 1999 - 2001: Intern, general surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2001 - 2005: Resident and chief resident, neurosurgery, Washington University
  • 2005 - 2006: Fellow, epilepsy and spine surgery, University of Washington, Seattle

Board Certification

  • 2010: American Board of Neurological Surgery

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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