Andrew E. Galakatos, MD
Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Andrew E. Galakatos, MD, earned his bachelor of science degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1960 and his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 1965; he completed postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology at Barnes Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine from 1965-70. Following two years of service in the U.S. Army, he completed a two-year fellowship in gynecologic oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston (1972-74).
Upon returning to St. Louis in 1974, Galakatos was in private practice in the city for 20 years. He focused on gynecologic oncology and complicated gynecological surgery until his medical retirement in 1994. He rejoined the Washington University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1995, and as a professor of clinical OB-GYN, he worked in a teaching and administrative capacity. He has served as president of the Felix Rutledge Society (a national/international gynecologic oncology group), president of the Missouri state American Cancer Society, and as president of Barnes Hospital’s medical staff (1993-95). After approximately 58 years on the staff of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Galakatos retired in June 2023 with the titles of Physician Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, respectively.