Wilson Ray, MD

Wilson Ray, MD

Neurosurgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Biomedical Engineering; Chief, Division of Spine Surgery; Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Peripheral Nerve Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, spinal cord tumors, neurosurgery

Research Interest

Laboratory-based research interests include axonal degeneration and regeneration following spinal cord injury. Clinical interests include improving clinical outcomes following spinal reconstruction for metastatic disease.


  • 2004: MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City


  • 2004 - 2005: Intern, surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2005 - 2008: Resident, neurosurgery, Washington University
  • 2008 - 2009: Research fellow, plastic surgery, Washington University
  • 2009 - 2010: Fellow, peripheral nerve surgery, Washington University
  • 2010 - 2011: Chief resident, neurosurgery, Washington University
  • 2011 - 2012: Fellow, spine surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Board Certification

  • 2015: American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Selected Research Publications

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • West St. Louis County

    Medical Office Building 2, 10 Barnes West Drive
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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