Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

Neurosurgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

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

Clinical Expertise

Brain Laser Center (, neuro-oncology, spine surgery, brain tumors, brain tumors requiring motor and speech mapping, surgical treatment of epilepsy, Monteris laser ablation and Gamma Knife

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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