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Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum

Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum practices plastic surgery in St. Louis at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, which is affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine. She has a passion for improving the lives of others through plastic surgery.

Dr. Tenenbaum’s Education and Training
After earning her Bachelor of Science in natural science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Tenenbaum got her medical degree at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
She then completed more than 6 years of post-doctoral training at various medical institutions, including a residency in general surgery, a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery, and a chief residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Tenenbaum also completed a craniofacial research fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and a cosmetic plastic surgery fellowship at Marina Plastic Surgery Associates, the practice of renowned plastic surgeon Dr. W. Grant Stevens.

West County Plastic Surgeons

Marissa Tenenbaum, MD


1040 N Mason Rd #124

St Louis, MO 63141

(314) 996-8800



Certification and Professional Positions

Dr. Tenenbaum is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is the associate program director for the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Tenenbaum is also on the emerging trends and patient safety committees for ASAPS and the clinical trials network for ASPS.

Professional Recognition

In addition to being voted as one of the “Best Plastic Surgeons” and “Best Doctors in America” by St. Louis Magazine, Dr. Tenenbaum received numerous prestigious honors throughout her education. She was twice awarded Best Clinical Presentation from the Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tenenbaum received the Samson F. Wennerman Prize in Surgery, which is awarded to a 4th-year student who has demonstrated promise in the field of surgery, and the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation as a female medical student who graduated in the top 10% of her class. She also was recognized by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and Golden Key National Honor Society and made the Dean’s Honor List 8 consecutive semesters.

Plastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Procedures

West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University offers a comprehensive array of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures for women and men in Greater St. Louis, with options ranging from liposuction to facelift to the Laser Bra breast lift technique. Dr. Tenenbaum is highly trained and skilled in each procedure but has a specific interest in performing breast lift, breast reduction, reduction-augmentation surgery, breast reconstruction, and breast augmentation for St. Louis-area women. She also uses VECTRA® 3-D imaging. The practice’s complete menu of procedures comprises:

Breast Enhancement

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Augmentation and lift
  • Breast implant revision surgery
  • Breast reduction
  • Laser-assisted breast reduction
  • Laser Bra
  • Inverted nipple correction

Breast Reconstruction

  • Breast reconstruction tissue expander
  • DIEP flap
  •  SIEA flap
  •  Free TRAM flap
  • Stacked free flap
  • Pedicled TRAM flap
  • PAP flap
  • TUG flap
  • Latissimus flap
  • Direct-to-implant
  • Lumpectomy reconstruction
  • TDAP and LICAP breast reconstruction
  • Reconstruction-augmentation balancing procedures
  • Nipple reconstruction

Body Contouring

  • Tumescent liposuction
  • SMART laser-assisted liposuction
  • VASER LipoSelection®
  • Male breast reduction
  • Fat grafting
  • Tummy tuck
  • Mini tummy tuck
  • Extended tummy tuck
  • Lower body lift
  • Total body lift
  • Arm lift
  • Thigh lift
  • Labia reduction

Face Procedures

  • Upper eyelid lift
  • Lower eyelid lift
  • Facial implants
  • Brow lift
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facelift
  • Short-scar facelift
  • SmartLipo®

Non-Invasive Skincare and Anti-Aging Solutions

  • CoolSculpting®
  • Laser services
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®
  • Dermal fillers
  • Chemical peels
  • Eyelash enhancement
  • Skincare products