Gregory H. Branham, MD, FACS

Professor
Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery;
Chief
Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Phone: Patient appointments: (314) 996-3880

Patients seen at

Washington University
Facial Plastic Surgery Center
1044 N. Mason Rd
Medical Building 4, Suite L10
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 996-3880
Fax: (314) 996-8610

Teaching

Dr. Branham is the program director for the Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery fellowship program. He is responsible for the daily observation and mentoring of the fellow’s skill and competency as the fellow operates or is in clinic with Dr. Branham. Dr. Branham will ensure that appropriate progress is being made in skill acquisition, advising the fellow on what aspects may need strengthening. Dr. Branham also tracks the number of procedures performed with or by the fellow to ensure he/she gains adequate experience.

Clinical interests

Dr. Branham’s clinical interests include rhinoplasty, forehead lifts, eyelid surgery, brow lifts, facelift surgery, facial implants, Mohs reconstructive surgery, scar revision, skin cancer surgery, laser facial surgery, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, botox and collagen therapy, lip augmentation, liposuction, chemical peels, dermabrasion and reconstruction for facial defects and injuries.

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Education

  • B.S.: Biology and Chemistry, University of South Carolina College of Science and Mathematics, Columbia, South Carolina, 1979
  • Medical Degree: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, South Carolina , 1983
    Residency: General Surgery, Richland Memorial Hospital University of South Carolina , Columbia, South Carolina, 1984
  • Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1988
  • Fellowship: Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1990

Licensure and board certification

  • Otolaryngology–Certified
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery–Certified

Honors

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2002 – 2019  (Best Doctors, Inc)
  • Listed in America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Award of Honor, 1998
  • Medical Editor: Emedicine online textbook: www.emedicine.com for Facial Plastics Section, Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Guest Reviewer: Archives of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Selected publications

  1. Sand Jordan P, Desai Shaun C, Branham Gregory H: “A 10-year Comparative Study of Septal Perforation Repair Including Polydioxanone Plates.” Submitted for publication 12/2014.
  2. Branham Gregory H and Holds, John B: “Brow/Upper Lid Anatomy, Aging and Aesthetic Analysis” Midface and Periocular Rejuvenation. Facial Plastic Clinics NA accepted for publication.
  3. SC, Sand JP, Sharon JD, Branham GH, Nussenbaum B: “Scalp Reconstruction: An Algorithmic Approach and Systematic Review. Published online Nov. 16, 2014 JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2014.889. jamafacialplasticsurgery.com
  4. Desai SC, Moradzadeh A, and Branham, Gregory H.: “Anatomical Evidence of Microbial Biofilms in an Alloplastic Nasal Implant.” Aesthetic Plast Surg 37 (2): 468-71 Aprl 2013
  5. Desai SC, Walen SG, Holds JB, and Branham, Gregory H.: “Divided Nevus of the Eyelid: Review of embryology, pathology and treatment. Am. J. Otolaryngol 34 (3): 223-9. May 2013.

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Book Chapters

  1. Gregory H. Branham, Shane Gailushas, Shaun Desai. “Goals, Techniques, and Nuances of Rhytidectomy” in Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. JP Brothers Publishing. In press.
  2. Gregory H. Branham. “Nasal Anatomy” in Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. JP Brothers Publishing. In press.
  3. Gregory H. Branham, Andrew M. Compton, M. Laurin Council. “Recognition and Treatment of Skin Lesions” in Cummings Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. Flint, Haughey, Lund, Niparko, Richardson, Robbins, and Thomas (editors). Elsevier Publishing. In press.
  4. Desai, SC, Sachanandani N, Branham GH. “Surgical Anatomy of Facial Scars” in Facial Scars: Surgical Revisions and Treatment. Thomas JR and Hom DB (editors) PMPH Publishing. In press.
  5. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  6. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Soft Tissue Techniques” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  7. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Principles of Flap Design and Preoperative Analysis ” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  8. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Skin Grafts” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  9. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. and Arash Moradzadeh. “Nasal Reconstruction” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  10. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Forehead and Brow Reconstruction” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  11. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Cheek Reconstruction” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011
  12. Gregory H. Branham, M.D. “Postoperative Care, Complications and Adjunctive Scar Camouflage” in Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Soft Tissue Reconstruction. J. Regan Thomas, M.D. (editor). People’s Medical Publishing House-USA. 2011