Keith E. Brandt, MD

Keith E. Brandt, MD


Specialty Areas

  • Primary breast reconstruction
  • Post radiation breast reconstruction
  • Correction of breast deformities
  • Breast enhancement

Common Procedures

  • Implant-based breast reconstruction
  • Breast reconstruction with autologous flaps mastopexy
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast fat grafting

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Absence of Breast after Mastectomy
  • Breast Deformity
  • Congenital Breast Deformities
  • Post Radiation Breast Deformities

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Subspecialty Certification in Hand Surgery

American Board of Surgery


Medical School:  University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 1983


1989 General Surgery Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

1991 Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN


1992 Hand Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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

Professional Memberships

American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery

American Society of Peripheral Nerve

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons

Awards and Honors

2021 Top Doctors

2002-2019 America’s Top Doctors

1994-2015 Best Doctors in America

Former Program Director of Washington University Plastic Surgery Residency Program

Former Program Director of Washington University Hand Surgery Fellowship Program

Washington University President’s Award

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Young at Heart Award

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Paul Weeks Teaching Award

University of Texas Medical School Dean’s Excellence Award


Areas of Research Interest

Surgical Site Infections After Breast Reconstruction

Clinical Trials

Surgical Site Infections after Breast Reconstruction


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. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.04.021. Epub 2008 Jun 26. PMID: 18722936; PMCID: PMC3618680.

Brandt KE. An evidence-based approach to Dupuytren’s contracture. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec;126(6):2210-5. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181f83129. PMID: 21124163.

Evans GR, Scholz T, Brandt K. Outpatient Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul;136(1):89e-95e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001335. PMID: 26111336.

Brandt K. From Residency to Lifelong Learning. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Nov;26(8):2287-8. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002205. PMID: 26517466.

Cohen JB, Myckatyn TM, Brandt K. The Importance of Patient Satisfaction: A Blessing, a Curse, or Simply Irrelevant? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan;139(1):257-261. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002848. PMID: 28027265.


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Patients Seen At

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

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road
Medical Building 3, Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141


To request an appointment with Dr. Brandt, please call (314) 362-7388.