St. Louis Plastic Surgeon - Dr. Samer Cabbabe

Dr. Samer W. CabbabeSamer W. Cabbabe, M.D.
Dr. Samer Cabbabe is a double board – certified surgeon who serves patients in St. Louis as both a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.Dr. Cabbabe began his undergraduate career at Saint Louis University after being offered a position in the prestigious Premedical Scholars Program. He turned down acceptance to Washington University to be enrolled into this early acceptance to medical school program. While at SLU, he was a member of multiple honor societies including Alpha Epsilon Delta. Dr. Cabbabe finished his undergrad at SLU Summa Cum Laude and then went on to medical school at SLU where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in the top 10 in his class of 150. He also served as class president at SLU Medical School. While on his surgery rotation, he scored in the 98th % percentile in the nation on his surgery exam.Dr. Cabbabe was then accepted into one of the top general surgery residencies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He completed 5 full years of general surgery training and went on to become board certified in general surgery. Dr. Cabbabe was then accepted into a distinguished 2 – year plastic surgery fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) under world renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Luis Vasconez. While there, he learned advanced cosmetic and reconstructive techniques including minimally invasive cosmetic surgery and microsurgical breast reconstruction as well as hand surgery. He has brought these unique skills and techniques to the St. Louis area. On his plastic surgery oral board examination, Dr. Cabbabe scored in the top 10% in the nation on his way to become board certified in plastic surgery.

Dr. Cabbabe is a dual board – certified surgeon: he is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Cabbabe is a member of a number of societies and professional organizations both local and national. He has published several papers in major journals and is a frequent guest speaker on breast reconstruction, body contouring and facial plastic surgery. His interests include minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, fat grafting, facial cosmetic surgery, body contouring and breast surgery. Dr. Cabbabe is currently the chief of plastic surgery at St. Anthony Medical Center.

Dr. Samer W. Cabbabe

Dr. Cabbabe is married to a beautiful and talented anesthesiologist, Amy. Dr. Cabbabe has two children, Parker and Morgan. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Cabbabe loves sports, food and travel.


“The art and science of plastic surgery has experienced an explosion of newer knowledge and innovative techniques that help us achieve our surgical and non surgical goals with more precision and less downtime.”


Medical Degree:
St Louis University School of Medicine
Magna Cum Laude
Saint Louis, Missouri

General Surgery Residency:
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Plastic Surgery Residency:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Board Certification:
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery