Catherine M. Wittgen, M.D.

Catherine M. Wittgen, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Professor of Anesthesiology
Associate Program Director for General Surgery
Program Director for Surgical Critical Care








Vascular Surgery Service
Veterans Administration Hospital
St. Louis, MO

Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Saint Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, MO

Medical Director
Premier Home Health Care
St. Louis, MO


8th Floor Desloge Towers
3635 Vista on Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information:
Patients 314-977-6125
Academic Office 314-577-8310

Sees patients at:

1.    SLUCare Doctors Office Building
3660 Vista Ave., Suite 108
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 977-6125

2.    John Cochran VA Medical Center
915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63106
(314) 652-4100


•    Saint Louis University, 1981-1985
St. Louis, MO
Honors B.A. Chemistry
Summa cum laude

•    Saint Louis University School of Medicine
M.D. Magna cum laude 1989


•    Internship, 1989-90
General Surgery
Saint Louis University Medical Center   
St. Louis, MO

•    Junior Resident, 1990-1993
General Surgery
Saint Louis University Medical Center
St. Louis, MO

•    Chief Resident, 1993-1994
General & Vascular Surgery
Saint Louis University Medical Center
St. Louis, MO   

•    Fellow, 1994-1995
Surgical Critical Care
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN   

•    Fellow, 1995-6
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Board Certifications

•    American Board of Surgery/General Surgery
•    American Board of Surgery/Critical Care
•    American Board of Surgery/Vascular Surgery
•    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


•    Saint Louis University Hospital
•    John Cochran VA Medical Center
•    SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

Groups and Organizations:

•    American Medical Association
•    Missouri State Medical Association
•    American Medical Women’s Association
•    Alpha Omega Alpha
•    American College of Surgeons
•    Society Critical Care
•    Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
•    Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery
•    Association of Women Surgeons
•    Association of Academic Surgery
•    St. Louis Surgical Society
•    St. Louis Vascular Surgery Society 
•    Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons
•    Midwest Vascular Society
•    Member, Women in Medicine
•    American College of Angiology
•    Society of Vascular Surgery
•    St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society
•    Councilor at Large, St. Louis Surgical Society
•    Secretary, St Louis Surgical Society


•    Vascular surgery in adults
ICU Management of the Critically Ill




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