Gregory Branham, MD - St. Louis facial plastic surgeon

Gregory Branham, MD

About Gregory Branham, MD

Dr. Branham is a board-certified, fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon in St. Louis, MO. He specializes in cosmetic surgery rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. With a particular interest in rhinoplasty, he is well known for his expertise in revision rhinoplasty (helping patients who have had prior surgery).

Dr. Branham is consistently voted onto the Best Doctors list (Best Doctors, Inc.), and he is chief of facial plastic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Branham is also chief medical officer at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, located in west St. Louis County.

More on Dr. Branham.

22

YEARS IN PRACTICE

4000

SURGERIES TO DATE

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 – 2018 (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
Chen CL, Zenga J, Patel R, Branham G. Complications and Reoperations in Mandibular Angle Fractures. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jan 4. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2017.2227. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29302682.

Zenga J, Kao K, Chen C, Gross J, Hahn S, Chi JJ, Branham GH. Titanium Mesh Nasal Repair without Nasal Lining. Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb;33(1):52-57. doi:  10.1055/s-0036-1593747. Epub 2017 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 28226380.

Spataro E, Branham GH. Principles of Nasal Reconstruction. Facial Plast Surg.  2017 Feb;33(1):9-16. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597949. Epub 2017 Feb 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 28226366.

Branham GH. Nasal Reconstruction. Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Feb;33(1):1-2. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1598090. Epub 2017 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 28226364.

Spataro E, Branham GH, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Desai SC. Thirty-Day Hospital Revisit Rates and Factors Associated With Revisits in Patients Undergoing Septorhinoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Dec 1;18(6):420-428. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0539. PubMed PMID: 27311117; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5600887.

Branham GH. Functional and Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2016 May;24(2):ix. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2016.02.001. PubMed PMID: 27105806.

Branham GH. Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2016 May;24(2):129-38. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2015.12.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 27105798.

Spataro E, Piccirillo JF, Kallogjeri D, Branham GH, Desai SC. Revision Rates and Risk Factors of 175 842 Patients Undergoing Septorhinoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 May 1;18(3):212-9. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2015.2194. PubMed PMID: 26967651; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5600890.

Sand JP, Desai SC, Branham GH. Septal Perforation Repair Using Polydioxanone Plates: A 10-Year Comparative Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4):700-3. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001571. PubMed PMID: 26397247.

Branham G, Holds JB. Brow/Upper lid anatomy, aging and aesthetic analysis. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2015 May;23(2):117-27. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2015.01.001. Review. PubMed PMID: 25921563.

Desai SC, Sand JP, Sharon JD, Branham G, Nussenbaum B. Scalp reconstruction: an algorithmic approach and systematic review. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Jan-Feb;17(1):56-66. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2014.889. Review. PubMed PMID: 25375669.

Desai SC, Walen S, Holds JB, Branham G. Divided nevus of the eyelid: review of embryology, pathology and treatment. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 May-Jun;34(3):223-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2013.01.004. Epub 2013 Feb 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 23380310.

Desai SC, Moradzadeh A, Branham G. Anatomical evidence of microbial biofilms in an alloplastic nasal implant. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2013 Apr;37(2):468-71. doi: 10.1007/s00266-013-0065-9. Epub 2013 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 23361959.