Shaina Eckhouse, MD

Bariatric Surgeon

Shaina Eckhouse, MD, joined the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery as an assistant professor after completing a minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship at Duke University. She also completed a general surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and earned a medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Eckhouse is involved in patient safety and quality improvement for the Adult and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program and the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

If you are interested in bariatric surgery with Dr. Eckhouse, please go to the “Am I a Candidate?” page.”

 

Video produced by Barnes-Jewish Hospital (see YouTube page).

Dr. Eckhouse addresses childhood obesity in a St. Louis Children’s Hospital podcast.

General Surgery – Minimally Invasive
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certification
Board certified, Surgery
Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Specialty Areas
Advanced laparoscopic techniques in the treatment of morbid obesity and related disorders. Her clinical interests are in bariatric surgery, foregut surgery and endoscopy. She is involved in patient safety and quality improvement for bariatric surgery and the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Research Interests
Quality improvement for bariatric surgery
Outcomes analysis for the disease of obesity and bariatric surgery
Adolescent bariatric surgery and obesity education

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2008

Postdoctoral Education
Residency: General Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2008-2015

Post-Doctoral Research: Cardiovascular Research Training Grant NIH T32 HL007260, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2010-2012

Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2015-2016

Patients Seen At:
Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-8877
Fax: (877) 991-4780

Barnes West County Hospital
Physician’s Office Building #1
Suite #124
1040 North Mason Rd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 454-8877
Fax: (877) 991-4780

Patient Appointment Phone Number
(314) 454-8877

Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Research Interests
outcomes after weight loss surgery and how obesity surgery positively impacts