Dr. Brock Ridenour

Plastic Surgery
St. Louis, MO
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

St. Louis, MO

Address

12460 Olive Blvd., 2nd Floor, St. Louis, MO
Directions

About

Bio

Brock D. Ridenour, MD FACS is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in facelift, rhinoplasty and the latest scientifically proven, technology-based skin repair services. Ridenour Plastic Surgery, LLC is one of the Midwest’s premier cosmetic skin care clinics and a recognized leading edge facility. Formerly the director of the Facial Plastic Surgery Division at Washington University in St. Louis for 12 years, Dr. Ridenour has been in private practice since 2003. Dr. Ridenour completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University, where he graduated with honor and distinction in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He attended Tulane University Medical School and later completed a post-graduated program in Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He completed his fellowship training in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle before moving to St. Louis in 1992. Dr. Ridenour is a member of numerous professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He serves on numerous professional committees at the regional and national level. Well respected by his community and peers for his honesty and superb surgical results, he is a frequent national lecturer and author of many book chapters and articles on facial cosmetic surgery and rhinoplasty. He is listed in the guide to ”America's Top Plastic Surgeons" selected by the Consumer's Research Council of America. He is a member of the Medicis™ (Restylane™, Perlane™) Advisory Council, the Radiesse™ Medical Education Faculty, the Juvederm™ National Speakers Group and he serves as a physician preceptor for Reliant Corporation™ (Fraxel re:pair™ and Fraxel re:store™), Bioform Corporation™ (Radiesse™), ACI Surgery™ (GFX™), and Lumenis Corporation™ (IPL™).

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

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124 Answers
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes but...: Vaseline sits onthe surface of the skin. It moisturizes the skin by preventing water from evaporating from the surface. Vaseline works well for some p ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: The cells at the surface of the skin contain 3 essential lipids - cholesterol, ceramides and free fatty acids. These lipids form a barrier and help to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No clear difference: Several topical products claim to benefit scars. Onion extract gel and petrolatum (vaseline and aquaphor) may have a small beneficial effect and are e ... Read More

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May 3, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ridenour is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ridenour is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society

Affiliations

Ridenour Plastic Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
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