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Terence M. Myckatyn, MD

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Director, Cosmetic and Breast Plastic Surgery and Breast Fellowship 

Medical School

University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada, 1997

Post Doctoral Education

Fellowship: Peripheral Nerve Research, Washington University, St. Louis MO, 2000

Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of British Columbia , 2001

Residency: Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis MO, 2003

Board Certifications

Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS-Certified)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery (FRCSC)

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors In America, 2008-CURRENT

Plastic Surgery Foundation Essay Contest Winner (2009).

American Society for Peripheral Nerve Research Award for 2007.

“Clinical Teacher of the Year Award” for 2006 & 2007, Medical Students, Washington University School of Medicine.

John E. Hoopes American Association of Plastic Surgeons Academic Scholarship Award for 2006-2008.

“C. James Carrico Faculty Research Fellowship for the Study of Trauma and Critical Care,” American College of Surgeons, July 2005-June 2007.

“Paul M. Weeks Resident Teaching Award” for 2006, Plastic Surgery Residents. Washington University School of Medicine.

“Outstanding Nerve Presentation” at the combined American Association for Hand Surgery, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, Annual Meeting Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 16, 2005.

American Association for Hand Surgeons Research Grant, Jan. 2004.

“Resident of the Year” award for Class of 2003, Annual Distinguished Teaching Awards Ceremony, Washington University School of Medicine, November 20, 2002.

Best Basic Science Paper, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Region XI. (2001). “Rapamycin prevents the rejection of peripheral nerve allografts.”

Clinical Interests

Dr. Myckatyn specializes in facial and breast cosmetic surgery, body contouring, all types of breast reconstruction, and general reconstructive surgery.

West County Plastic Surgeons at Washington University website

Research Interests

Plastic Surgery Foundation Research Award (2012-2014). Principle Investigator of a Multicenter Trial: “Autologous fat grafting to the breast and risk of breast cancer recurrence.”
Allergan Research Grant. Principle Investigator (2013-2014). “Does 3D Imaging Improve Patient Reported Outcomes in Primary Breast Augmentation?”
LifeCell Research Grant. Principle Investigator (2011-2013). “The Economic Impact of ADMs in Breast Reconstruction.”

Hospital Affiliations

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

Patients Seen At

West County Plastic Surgeons
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141

Center for Advanced Medicine
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite G, Floor 6
St. Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

1040 N. Mason Suite 124
St. Louis, MO 63141
314-996-8800 / 314-996-3028
314-996-3030 (FAX)

Selected Publications

Martin-Dunlap T, Myckatyn TM, Margenthaler JA. Who benefits from oncoplastic surgical techniques? Current Breast Cancer Reports. In press.

Elmore L, Myckatyn TM, Gao F, Fisher, CS, Atkins J, Martin-Dunlap TM, Margenthaler JA. Reconstruction Patterns in a Single Institution Cohort of Women Undergoing Mastectomy for Breast Cancer. Annals of Surg Onc. EPUB 8/11/12, 2012.

Kasukurthi R, Myckatyn TM. Imaging of Schwann cells in vivo. Methods in molecular biology. 2011;750:91-100.

Whitlock EL, Myckatyn TM, Tong AY, Yee A, Yan Y, Magill CK, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE. Dynamic quantification of host Schwann cell migration into peripheral nerve allografts. Exp Neurol. 2010 Oct;225(2):310-9.

Moradzadeh A, Brenner MJ, Whitlock EL, Tong AY, Luciano JP, Hunter DA, Myckatyn TM, Mackinnon SE. Bipolar electrocautery: A rodent model of Sunderland third-degree nerve injury. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2010 Jan-Feb;12(1):40-7.

Magill CK, Moore AM, Yan Y, Tong AY, MacEwan MR, Yee A, Hayashi A, Hunter DA, Ray WZ, Johnson PJ, Parsadanian A, Myckatyn TM, Mackinnon SE. The differential effects of pathway- versus target-derived glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor on peripheral nerve regeneration. J Neurosurg. 2010 Jul;113(1):102-9.

Magill C, Whitlock E, Solowski N, Myckatyn T. Transgenic models of nerve repair and nerve regeneration. Neurol Res. 2008 Dec;30(10):1023-9. Review.

Dvali LT, Myckatyn TM. End-to-side nerve repair: review of the literature and clinical indications. Hand Clin. 2008 Nov;24(4):455-60, vii. Review.

Hayashi A, Moradzadeh A, Tong A, Wei C, Tuffaha SH, Hunter DA, Tung TH, Parsadanian A, Mackinnon SE, Myckatyn TM. Treatment modality affects allograft-derived Schwann cell phenotype and myelinating capacity. Exp Neurol. 2008 Aug;212(2):324-36.

Rich JT, Rosová I, Nolta JA, Myckatyn TM, Sandell LJ, McAlinden A. Upregulation of Runx2 and Osterix during in vitro chondrogenesis of human adipose-derived stromal cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Jul 18;372(1):230-5.

Hayashi A, Pannucci C, Moradzadeh A, Kawamura D, Magill C, Hunter DA, Tong AY, Parsadanian A, Mackinnon SE, Myckatyn TM. Axotomy or compression is required for axonal sprouting following end-to-side neurorrhaphy. Exp Neurol. 2008 Jun;211(2):539-50.

Brenner MJ, Moradzadeh A, Myckatyn TM, Tung TH, Mendez AB, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE. Role of timing in assessment of nerve regeneration. Microsurgery. 2008;28(4):265-72.

Hayashi A, Moradzadeh A, Hunter DA, Kawamura DH, Puppala VK, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE, Myckatyn TM. Retrograde labeling in peripheral nerve research: It is not all black and white. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2007 Oct;23(7):381-9.

Koob JW, Moradzadeh A, Tong A, Hayashi A, Myckatyn TM, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE. Induction of regional collateral sprouting following muscle denervation. Laryngoscope. 2007;117(10):1735-1740.

Hunter DA, Moradzadeh A, Whitlock EL, Brenner MJ, Myckatyn TM, Wei CH, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE. Binary imaging analysis for comprehensive quantitative histomorphometry of peripheral nerve. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2007;166(1):116-124. Epub 2007 Jun 30.

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