Terence Myckatyn, MD

Terence Myckatyn, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Plastic and reconstructive surgery, breast reconstruction

Research Interest

Various aspects of breast reconstruction and breast cancer including: a web-based clinical decision aid to help patients make informed decisions about breast reconstruction after mastectomy, the impact of liposomal bupivacaine versus standard bupivacaine when used for transversus abdominis plane blocks following abdominal-based microvascular breast reconstruction, comparing outcomes between two acellular dermal matrices when used for tissue expander breast reconstruction, the impact of bacterial biofilms on breast cancer, the safety of breast implants, and a possible role of biofilms on the development of a rare entity known as breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)


  • 1997: MD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


  • 1997 - 1999: Resident, general surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1999 - 2000: Research fellow, peripheral nerve surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2001 - 2003: Chief resident, plastic and reconstructive surgery, Washington University

Board Certification

  • 2006: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Selected Research Publications

Toward a Consensus Aproach for Assessing Capsular Contracture Severity and Progression: A Systematic Review.
  • Mohan AS, Sullivan J, Tenenbaum MM, Broderick KB, Myckatyn TM
  • Plast Reconstr Surg 2024
Management of Biofilm with Breast Implant Surgery.
  • Myckatyn TM, Duran Ramirez JM, Walker JN, Hanson BM
  • Plast Reconstr Surg 2023
The evaluation of the delayed swollen breast in patients with a history of breast implants.
  • Keane GC, Keane AM, Diederich R, [...] Myckatyn TM
  • Front Oncol 2023
TCL-495 Evaluation of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma With Whole Exome and Genome Sequencing.
  • Akkad N, Kodgule R, Duncavage E, [...] Myckatyn T
  • Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2022
Breast reconstruction is a viable option for older patients.
  • Dolen UC, Law J, Tenenbaum MM, Myckatyn TM
  • Breast Cancer Res Treat 2022
Impact of Breast Reconstruction Patients on Cosmetic Practice.
  • Cooper DC, Qureshi AA, Sharma K, Tenenbaum MM, Myckatyn TM
  • Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • West St. Louis County

    Medical Office Building 2, 10 Barnes West Drive
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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