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We found 4 facial plastic surgeons who accept Aetna Open Choice PPO near Saint Louis, MO.

Dr. Brian Nussenbaum, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Otolaryngology
660 South Euclid Avenue; Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Brian Nussenbaum sees patients in Saint Louis, MO. His medical specialties are facial plastic surgery, oncology (cancer care), and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in salivary gland problems, gamma knife radiosurgery, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Nussenbaum is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Nussenbaum trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Nussenbaum is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Salivary Gland Problems, Head and ... (Read more)

Dr. John Jeonhwan Chi, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
915 North Grand Boulevard; St. Louis Va Medical Center - John Cochran Division
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. John Chi, who practices in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: cosmetic surgery and rhinoplasty. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Chi is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He speaks Korean.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Cosmetic Surgery, Chemical Peels, Facial Problems, Mohs Surgery, Facial Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marissa Morningstar M Tenenbaum, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum works as a facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Tenenbaum's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and free flap breast reconstruction. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Tenenbaum is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Facelift, Arm ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald W Buck II, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Hand Surgery
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 6g
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Donald Buck sees patients in Saint Louis, MO. His medical specialties are facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, and hand surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Buck accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Buck attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Christian Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Alton Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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What is Facial Plastic Surgery?

Facial plastic surgeons are physicians who provide surgical or medical treatment to change the appearance of the face, head, or neck. We communicate a great deal through tiny, natural movements of the face, so the work of a facial plastic surgeon requires an unusually high level of skill.

Facial plastic surgeons provide a number of treatment options, such as:
  • Cosmetic surgery, intended to enhance the appearance. These procedures are usually considered elective, although they can be psychologically very important to patients. Cosmetic procedures seek to increase physical beauty, and can include facelifts, liposuction, and nose jobs.
  • Reconstructive surgery, to correct the appearance. Often these procedures are considered medically necessary and treat patients who are experiencing negative effects due to an aspect of their appearance. Procedures that can be considered reconstructive may include the removal of birthmarks and scars, repairs after serious accidents, and the correction of problems such as cleft palate.
  • Medical treatments that do not involve surgery. This category of procedures includes Botox, wrinkle treatments, injectable fillers, or medical skin products.

Facial plastic surgeons may have trained as plastic surgeons first, but most physicians who specialize in facial plastic surgery actually begin as otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat doctors. A large part of the training that all otolaryngologists receive in medical school involves surgery on the face, and facial plastic surgery is considered the largest subspecialty of otolaryngology.

The field of facial plastic surgery is changing rapidly, with new advances in the past few years, such as laser therapy, minimally invasive surgery, and microsurgery. Facial plastic surgeons are able to use this knowledge to help you feel confident about the face you present to the world.