Keith Brandt

Keith E. Brandt, MD

  • William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
  • Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency and Hand Fellowship

Medical School

University Of Texas, Houston, Texas, 1983

Post Doctoral Education

Internship: General Surgery, PGY 1, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 1984

Residency: General Surgery, PGY 2-3, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 1986

Residency: General Surgery, PGY 4-6, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, 1989

Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, 1991

Fellowship: Hand and Microsurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1992

Fellowship: Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993

Thomas D. Cronin Fellow, University of Texas, Houston, 1993

Board Certifications

Surgery--Certified
Plastic Surgery--Certified
Hand Surgery--Certified

Honors and Awards

President-Elect, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Director, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Executive Committee, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Chair, Maintenance of Certification Committee, ABPS
Chair, Curriculum Committee, ASPS
Chair, General Reconstruction Committee, ASPS

Clinical Interests

Dr. Brandt specializes in breast reconstruction, hand surgery, head and neck reconstructions, microscopic reconstructive surgery, oncologic reconstructive surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and traumatic reconstructive surgery. Other areas of clinical interest include microsurgery, microvascular surgery, nerve regeneration, carpal tunnel, peripheral nerve surgery, cubital tunnel, breast augmentation, liposuction and body contouring.

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite G, Floor 6
St. Louis, MO 63110
To schedule an appointment, call:
(314) 362-7388 or (800) 283-5848

West County Plastic Surgeons
1040 N. Mason Road
Physician Office Building 1, Suite 124
St. Louis, MO 63141
314-996-8800 or 314-362-7388

Contact Information

660 South Euclid Avenue
Suite 1150, Northwest Tower
Campus Box 8238
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 747-0541
Fax (314) 367-0225

Selected Publications

Chung KC, Song JW, Shauver MJ, Cullison TM, Noone RB; Directors of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Certification examination cases of candidates for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery: trends in practice profiles spanning a decade (2000 to 2009). Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Aug;128(2):568-76.

Chung KC, Shauver M, Song JW, Noone BR, Bentz, ML, Brandt KE, Canady JW, Evans GRD, Friedland JA, Gosain AK, Guyuron B, Havlik RJ, Kuzon WM, Lalonde DH, Lee AWP, Levin, LS, Matthews JB, Mustoe TA, Sadove M, Savin-Williams J, Shannon TA, Slezak, S. Adherence to Practice Guidelines Based on American Board of Plastic Surgery Maintenance of Certification Data. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;127:2101-2107.

Pettus BJ, Brandt KE, Middleton WD, Reichert VC. Sonographic findings in a palpable abnormality after mastectomy and autologous fat grafting. J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Apr;30(4):576-8.

Olsen MA, Lefta M, Dietz JR, Brandt KE, Aft R, Matthews R, Mayfield J, Fraser VJ. Risk factors for surgical site infection after major breast operation. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Sep;207(3):326-35.

Olsen MA, Chu-Ongsakul S, Brandt KE, Dietz JR, Mayfield J, Fraser VJ. Hospital-associated costs due to surgical site infection after breast surgery. Arch Surg. 2008 Jan;143(1):53-60; discussion 61.

Goodwin MD, Brandt KE. Breast reconstruction following mastectomy. Missouri Medicine. 2006;3(3):289-292.

Cohen M, Evanoff B, George LT, Brandt KE. A subjective rating scale for evaluating the appearance outcome of autologous breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2005;116(2):440-449.

Oh C, George LT, Hunter DA, Evans GR, Brandt KE. Effects of irradiation on nerve graft vasculature. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2005;21(6):397-401.

Evans GRD, Brandt KE. Peripheral nerve regeneration: The effects of postoperative irradiation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2003;111(6):2023-2024.

Evans GR, Brandt K, Katz S, Chauvin P, Otto L, Bogle M, Wang B, Meszlenyi RK, Lu L, Mikos AG, Patrick AG. Bioactive poly(L-lactic acid) conduits seeded with Schwann cells for peripheral nerve regeneration. Biomaterials. 2002;23(3):841-848.

Melendez M, Brandt KE, Evans GRD. Sciatic nerve reconstruction: Limb preservation following sarcoma resection. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2001;46(4):375-381.

Fife C, Otto G, Capsuto E, Brandt KE, Lyssy K, Murphy K, Short C. Incidence of pressure ulcers in a neurologic intensive care unit. Critical Care Medicine. 2001;29(2).

Evans GRD, Brandt KE, Niederbichler AD, Chauvin P, Herman S, Bogle M, Otta L, Wang B, Patrick Jr CW. Clinical long-term in vivo evaluation of poly(L-lactic acid) porous conduits for peripheral nerve regeneration. Journal of Biomaterials Science. 2000;11(8):869-878.

Brandt KE. Microvascular Flaps. American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial News, Clinics In Coding. December 1999, Winter Vol. 15(3).

Brandt KE. Craniofacial reconstruction utilizing regional flaps. American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial News, Clinics In Coding. August 1999, Autumn Newsletter Vol 15(2).

Brandt KE, Evans GRD, Ang KK, Gurek A, Peden E, Savel T, Patrick Jr C. Post-operative irradiation: Is there a long-term effect on nerve regeneration? Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 1999;15(6):421-425.

Evans GRD, Brandt KE, Widmer MS, Lu L, Meszlenyi RK, Mikos AG, Hodges J, Williams J, Gurlek A, Nabawi A, Lohman R, Patrick Jr CW. In vivo evaluation of poly(L-lactic acid) porous conduits for peripheral nerve regeneration. Biomaterials. 1999;20:1109–1115.

Pub Med page for Keith E. Brandt, M.D.

Editorial Positions

2005 – present: Annals of Surgery, Guest Reviewer
2003 – present: Plastic and Reconstructive, Surgery Editorial Board
2003 – present: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Book Reviewer
2001 – present: Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Editorial Board