David D. Limbrick, Jr., MD, PhD

Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine

Board Member Since 2020

David D. Limbrick Jr., MD, PhD, is the T.S. Park Chair and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Executive
Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery at Washington University. He also serves as Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at
St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Limbrick received his MD and PhD from the Medical College of Virginia
and completed his residency in Neurosurgery and fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Washington
University/BJH/SLCH. He is certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the
American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Dr. Limbrick’s research focuses on pediatric cerebrospinal
disorders and is funded through NIH/NINDS and PCORI. He has published >180 peer-reviewed articles
and has led several federally funded clinical trials. Dr. Limbrick serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal
of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Neurosurgery: Online, and Fluid and Barriers of the CNS. For the past five
years, he has served on the Children’s Medical Executive Committee and co-led Strategic Planning for
Pediatric Neurosciences at WU/SLCH, observing growth in faculty and in clinical metrics, including
surgical case volume. He has received numerous awards, including the Humanism in Medicine Award
from Washington University and is among the Top 10% of Faculty Physicians for Patient Satisfaction.