Washington Univesity Facial Plastic Surgery Center
Washington Univesity Facial Plastic Surgery Center
Gregory Branham, MD

Dr. Branham is a facial plastic surgeon in the St. Louis area. As such he operates only on the face, head and neck.

He specializes in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery in these areas. Facial rejuvenation surgeries include forehead and brow lift, eyelid surgery and facelift.

With a particular interest in rhinoplasty, he is well known for his expertise in revision rhinoplasty (helping patients who have had prior surgery).

He also performs many Mohs or skin cancer reconstructions each year. Less invasive treatments such as laser surgery, skin resurfacing, BOTOX™, collagen and Restylane therapy also are available through Dr. Branham’s practice.

He is board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as otolaryngology.


Dr. Branham has been in practice more than 21 years in St. Louis and has been recognized as one of America's Top Doctors and selected by his peers to be included in the list of Best Doctors in America from 2002-2012. In 2008, and 2010 he was recognized as a Top 10% Patient Provider with the Highest Patient Satisfaction at Washington University School of Medicine.

As the chief of facial plastic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Branham holds the faculty appointment of professor.

He completed a residency in otolaryngology at St. Louis University School of Medicine and a fellowship in facial plastic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri.

Dr. Branham is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is the president of the Facial Plastic Surgery Society of St. Louis and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Branham’s advice to prospective patients is “Plastic surgery is not a fashion statement. It is not like cutting your hair or changing your shoes. It is a permanent change, and the result should be natural and timeless.”

If you have a general question or are interested in seminars that are offered throughout the year, please send us an email or call our office.

Editorial Responsibilities

Medical Editor
Emedicine online textbook: www.emedicine.com for Facial Plastics Section, Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery

Guest Editor
Facial Plastics Clinics North America—1995

Guest Contributor / Reviewer
ABCNews.com

Guest Reviewer
Archives of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Honors and Awards

Listed in Best Doctors in America 2002 - 2009 (Best Doctors, Inc)
Listed in America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2002 - 2009
Who's Who in American Medicine, 2000-2004
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Award of Honor, 1998

Books and Book Chapters

Branham, GH. Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction: Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery. J. Regan Thomas, MD (editor). Connecticut: People's Medical Publishing House, 2011.

Gregory H. Branham, M.D., “Suture Materials and Techiques” in Advanced Therapy in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. J. Regan Thomas, MD (editor). B.C. Decker, 2008

Todd Huber, MD and Gregory H. Branham, MD. Augmentation Cheiloplasty In: Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery, emedicine online textbook @ www.emedicine.com, 2001

Gregory H. Branham and Mimi Kokoska. Scar Revision In: Treatise on Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Pryectos Medicos, 2000

Gregory H. Branham, MD and J. Reagon Thomas, MD. Revision Rhinoplasty In: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, CW Cummings, JM Fredrickson, LA Harker, CJ Krause, MA Richardson, DE Schuller, (editors), C.V. Mosby, 1998

J. Thomas Regan, MD and Gregory H. Branham, MD. Recontouring Facial Defects In: Otolarynogogy-Head & Neck Surgery Update II. CW Cummings, JM Fredrickson, LA Harker, CJ Krause, DE Schuller, (editors), C.V. Mosby, 1990

Gregory H. Branham, MD. Transsphenoidal Approach In: Microsurgical Anatomy of the Brain. Gary E. Kraus, MD and Gregory Bailey, MD. Williams and Wilkins, 1994

Gregory H. Branham, MD and Michael D. Maves, MD. Complications of Tissue Expansion In: Complications in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. David Eisele, MD (editor), C.V. Mosby, 1993

Selected Publications

Prendiville S, Kokoska M, Branham GH, Thomas JR. A comparative study of surgical techniques on the cervicomental angle. Archives of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002

Fosko SW, Branham GH. Reconstruction issues after Mohs surgery. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics NA 1998; Aug,6(3):379-385

Hamilton MM, Branham GH. Concepts in lip reconstruction. Otolaryngology Clinics NA 1997; Aug,30(4):593-606

Kokoska MS, Branham GH, Hamilton MM, Thomas JR. Endoscopic excision of a forehead mass. Archives of Otolarynogology-Head and Neck Surgery 1997; Aug,123(8):815-7

Mullins B, Branham GH, Holds JB. Complications of the transconjunctival approach. A review of 400 cases. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1997; Apr,123(4):385-388

Branham GH, Thomas JR. Rejuvenation of the skin surface: Chemical peel and dermabrasion. Facial Plastic Surgery 1996; Apr,2(2):125-33

Mullins LB, Branham GH. Refinements/revisions of local facial flaps. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics NA, 1995
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