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Dr. Terry Myckatyn

Dr. Terry Myckatyn is a plastic surgeon in St. Louis who practices at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University. Dr. Myckatyn is well versed in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for the face, breasts, and body. He appreciates how plastic surgery encompasses physiology, technology, and art. He is dedicated to treating people as the individuals they are. He believes in finding just the right treatment to meet the unique demands of each person and each case.

Dr. Myckatyn’s Education and Training
Dr. Myckatyn earned his Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in human physiology and his medical degree from the University of British Columbia.
Following medical school, he pursued post-doctoral training that included residency training in general surgery at the University of British Columbia, a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine, and fellowship training in peripheral nerve plastic surgery research at the Washington University School of Medicine.

West County Plastic Surgeons

Terry Myckatyn, MD

1040 N Mason Rd #124

St Louis, MO 63141

(314) 996-8800



Certification and Other Qualifications

In addition to being a diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Myckatyn is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He holds medical licenses from Missouri and the Medical Council of Canada. He is an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS), and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). An Associate Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine, he is the Director of Cosmetic and Breast Plastic Surgery as well as the Breast Plastic Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Myckatyn is part of the Clinical Trials Network, Emerging Trends Committee, and Breast Program Committee through the ASPS and the Hot Topics Committee and Patient Safety Committee for the ASAPS. He also has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed research articles and textbook chapters, has given many featured presentations at national and international medical conferences, is a member of the editorial board for Annals of Plastic Surgery and a reviewer for several other publications, and has contributed to numerous medical studies.

Honors and Awards

Throughout his education and career, Dr. Myckatyn has received numerous recognitions. Best Doctors Inc. has recognized Dr. Myckatyn as one of the “Best Doctors in St. Louis” and “Best Doctors in America” since 2008. He has also been recognized as a Best Doctor by US News and World Report. He remained on the Dean’s Honor List throughout his time in medical school.

Among other honors, he received 3 awards from the Washington University School of Medicine: Resident of the Year Award, Paul M. Weeks Resident Teaching Award, and Clinical Teacher of the Year Award. He received the John E. Hoopes Academic Scholar Award from the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the C. James Carrico Faculty Research Fellowship from the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society for Peripheral Nerve Research Award.

Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Solutions

At West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, the medical team provides an extensive range of surgical and non-surgical procedures, such as breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, tummy tucks, and liposuction. St. Louis cosmetic and reconstructive surgery specialist Dr. Myckatyn is experienced with all the procedures his practice offers. His patients benefit from the VECTRA® 3-D imaging system, which shows patients 3-dimensional, digitally enhanced images of their potential results.

Procedure options include:

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