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Sean C. Glasgow, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1999.

Post Doctoral Education

Residency: Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2008

Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009

Board Certifications

Surgery -- Certified
Colon and Rectal Surgery -- Certified

Clinical Interests

Specialty Areas
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Areas of Clinical Interest
Colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, pelvic floor disorders, complex ostomy management, inflammatory bowel disease to include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, benign anorectal disorders such as anal fistula and anal fissure, fecal incontinence

Research Interests

Patient outcomes and acute management following traumatic injury to the gastrointestinal tract, applying engineering principles to improving the safety of colorectal anastomoses, diagnostic imaging techniques of the pelvic floor and rectum, novel techniques for treating fecal incontinence and anal sphincter trauma

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One
1040 N. Mason Road, Suite 120
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
(314) 454-7177
Fax:   (314) 454-5249

Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C, 8th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 454-7177
Fax:   (314) 454-5249

Siteman Cancer Center – South County
5225 MidAmerica Plaza, Main Floor
St. Louis, MO  63129
(314) 454-7177

Selected Publications

Glasgow, SC. Advancing Dr. Wong’s vision for evaluating rectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2013;56(12): 1325-1326.

Tyler JA, Fox JP, Desai MM, Perry WB, Glasgow SC. Outcomes and costs associated with robotic colectomy in the minimally invasive era. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2013;56(4):458-466.

Glasgow SC, Steele SR, Duncan JE, Rasmussen TE. Epidemiology of modern battlefield colorectal trauma: a review of 977 coalition casualties. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012;73(6 Suppl 5):S503-508.

Glasgow SC, Lowry AC. Long-term outcomes of anal sphincter repair for fecal incontinence: a systematic review. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2012;55(4):482-490.

Glasgow SC, Bleier JI, Burgart LJ, Finne CO, Lowry AC. Meta-analysis of histopathological features of primary colorectal cancers that predict lymph node metastases. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2012;16(5):1019-1028.

Ramachandran S, Liaw JM, Jai J, Glasgow SC, Liu W, Csontos KA, Upadhya G, Mohanakumar T, Chapman WC. Ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat steatotic liver is dependent on NFκB p65 activation. Transplant Immunology. 2012;26(4):201-206.

Glasgow SC, Birnbaum EH, Kodner IJ, Fleshman JW, Dietz DW. Recurrence and quality of life (QOL) following perineal proctectomy for rectal prolapse. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2008;12(8):1446-1451.

Glasgow SC, Ramachandran S, Blackwell TS, Mohanakumar T, Chapman WC. Interleukin-1beta is the primary mediator of pulmonary inflammation following liver injury in mice. American Journal of Physiology – Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2007;293(2):L491-496.

Cash DM, Miga MI, Glasgow SC, Dawant BM, Clements LW, Cao Z, Galloway RL, Chapman WC. Concepts and preliminary data toward the realization of image-guided liver surgery. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2007;11(7):844-859.

Glasgow SC, Birnbaum EH, Kodner IJ, Fleshman JW, Dietz DW. Preoperative anal manometry predicts continence following perineal proctectomy for rectal prolapse. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 49(7):1052-1058, 2006.

Glasgow SC, Dietz DW. Retrorectal tumors. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2006;19(2):61-68.

Glasgow SC, Tiemann D, Frisella MM, Conroy G, Klingensmith ME. Laparoscopy as an educational and recruiting tool. American Journal of Surgery. 2006;191(4):542-544.

Glasgow SC, Kanakasabai S, Ramachandran S, Mohanakumar T, Chapman WC. Complement depletion enhances pulmonary inflammatory response following liver injury. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2006;10(3):357-364.

Glasgow SC, Birnbaum EH, Lowney JK, Fleshman JW, Kodner IJ, Mutch DG, Lewin S, Mutch MG, Dietz DW. Retrorectal tumors: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2005;48(8):1581-1587.

See Dr. Glasgow's publications on PubMed.