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Dr. Galakatos retires after 58 years of service

Andrew E Galakatos, MD, received his BS Degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1960, a medical degree from the University of Missouri in 1965, and ObGyn residency training at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) from 1965 to 1970. He served two years in the Army and then had a two-year fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology (GynOnc) at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, Texas from 1972 10 1974. 

Upon returning to St Louis in 1974, he focused his private practice on Gynecologic Oncology and complicated gynecologic surgery primarily at Barnes-Jewish Hospital until his medical retirement in 1994. 

Dr. Galakatos rejoined the Department of ObGyn in 1995 and as Professor of Clinical ObGyn at WUSM served in a teaching and administrative capacity.  He has also served as President of the Felix Rutledge Society (a national/international GynOnc group), the President of the MO State Am Ca Society; and President of the Barnes Hospital Medical Staff from 1993 to 1995. 

After approximately 58 years on the staff of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, Department of ObGyn, Dr. Galakatos retired from his profession in June 2023 with the titles of Physician Emeritus and Professor Emeritus respectively.