Saint Louis Plastic Surgeon
8301 Maryland Ave, Suite 300
Saint Louis, Missouri 63105 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

Had amazing results

Great staff of professional. Dr scheu. Caring, excellent, great results. experiences. Highly recommend. Thanks again you made me feel great about my self. Loving life. Mini lift. And co2 resurfacing.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Dr. Scheu does amazing work.

Dr. Scheu had an excellent bedside manner with a caring, kind, respectful and personable mannerism. He didn't seem rushed and took all the time he needed to explain the procedure and answer all my questions. After he gave suggestions on how he could improve my looks, he left it up to me to make my own decision. His staff was exceptionally friendly, supportive and thoughtful as well. Dr. Scheu...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

56 Years of Tired - Clayton, MO

Dr Scheu, was wonderful. Very kind and patient, answered all of my questions and thoroughly explained the procedures. After care was the same. He and his staff were readily available if I had needs or questions.

5 out of 5 stars CO2 Laser

Tired Look and Sagging Skin with Puffy Eyelids - Saint Louis, MO

Dr. Scheu answered all the questions I had and made suggestions about things he could do to make my procedures more successful. He made sure I was comfortable during the time he was working on me! His staff was also very supportive & made sure I had everything I needed while having the procedures.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

51 Year Old Female with Aging Skin - Clayton, MO

Great experience. I could not be happier with my results. The staff is fun and helpful The doctor is awesome and gives the best results

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

One VERY Happy 58 Year Old! - Maryland Heights, MO

I had a face lift and forehead lift as well as fractional laser performd. The results were outstanding! I had swelling but very little bruising the first dew days and did not experience ANY pain or discomfort during and after the procedure. I am so happy with the results as I now have a much fresher, youthful appearance and people tell me I look like I'm in my early 40's! I was amazed at...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Much Need Facelift 46 Yr Old but Felt Like I Looked Much Older and Very Tired! - Clayton, MO

Dr. Scheu USA very caring, understanding and wonderful man!

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Very Happy. Saint Louis, MO

couldn't be more pleased

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

28 2nd Breast Augmentation - St Charles, MO

I highly recommend this doctor. He is very professional but at the same time makes you feel comfortable. He does a great job every time. He takes very much pride in his work. Truly a perfectionist.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Happyface - Clayton, MO

Dr. Scheu made me feel that I had made the right decision and I knew I had chosen the right doctor when he didn't try to talk me into other procedures that I did't want and how I would look, like myself only refreshed,rested and about 10 years younger.

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Scheu has hospital affiliations at Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital, DePaul Hospital, Mercy Hospital St. Louis, St. Anthony's Hospital, Progress West Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles, St. Joseph's West Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Chemistry, Southeast Missouri, State University, 1972
    Medical: MD, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1976
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Washington University, Barnes - Jewish Hospital, 1981
    Plastic Surgery, Washington University, Barnes - Jewish Hospital, 1983

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Most popular answers from James H. Scheu, MD, FACS

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Post-op recovery creams and tablets?

Dear Kaprof:There are no prescription medications or creams that can prevent the swelling and bruising from a surgery, but many surgeons do have their... READ MORE

Why did/are my breasts growing back?

Thank you for your question. Any plastic surgeon who has done a fair number of breast reductions on younger women (and follows patients for more than... READ MORE

How long after Tummy Tuck do you have to wait to travel by air?

Thank you for your question about tummy tuck recovery. Realize that you are facing a major surgery, and that tolerance and exact time frames for... READ MORE

Cost? Procedure details? (photos)

Dear Melodysue:Thanks for your questions. I can address most of them from the one picture we received--but, in the final analysis, an in-person exam... READ MORE

How many years can one look younger with a facelift?

Dear pristine:Thank you for your question. The old adage about beauty being in the eye of the beholder also applies to assessments of youth, and... READ MORE

How to fix droopy/tired looking eyes? (photos)

Dear emi:Thanks for your question and photos. Let me first say that everyone' face has some asymmetric features, so your eye asymmetry is not that ... READ MORE

Can you wear your eyeglasses after face and neck lift surgery?

Dear zazumom:  You pose a very good question. Certainly,most facelifts are bandaged with a head dressing which covers the ears, and the upper aspect ... READ MORE

Hematoma 1 week after mini tummy tuck

Dear Glammi:Sorry to hear of your possible hematoma, but it sounds like your surgeon is on the  right track. Bleeding after surgery is probably the ... READ MORE

Scar in front of ear 3+ weeks post facelift (Photo)

Dear Kerryann:Thank you for the photos with your question. I think this area will "settle down" with more healing time, and, some gentle cleansing, as... READ MORE

Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty? (photos)

Dear Blondie:Thank you for your question and photos. There are multiple issues to be addressed with your situation. Let's discuss the upper eyelids... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Scheu

James H. Scheu, MD, FACS has shared 49 before and after pictures with 69 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.