Saint Louis Plastic Surgeon
16216 Baxter Road, Suite 250
Saint Louis, Missouri 63017 US

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5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

36yo with 4 Kids (Plus a Twin Pregnancy ) in 3 Yrs Looking to Restore my Parts(; - Chesterfield, MO

I am super grateful for the many blessings in my life, especially my beautiful children(6yo daughter, 5 yo twin boys and 3yo daughter). My pregnancies definitely blessed me and also "left an impression " on my body to say the least. I have generally been fit but have found that no amount of ab workouts has restored my pre pregnancy stature. I feel like I am in a healthy good place in my life...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Very Happy and Super Satisfied - Saint Louis, MO

The surgery and recovery was great and quick. Very little and manageable pain. The best part my boobs look awesome and feel so real.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

35 Yo, 5'7 140 Lbs, Work in Professional Environment, 2 Great Kiddos! - Saint Louis, MO

I have wanted a BA for a long time! Prior to my 2 kiddos I probably had a small C, post nursing both kids and losing weight before #2 I am now a 36A/34B. The tissue i do have is very small and sad looking! I went in thinking i would end up wanting 350/375. I met with two plastic surgeons and love the one i picked but ended up picking a bigger size at sizing! The nurse who helped said i...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Gave Me Back What I Had Before Only Better! - Saint Louis, MO

Being very athletic I wanted someone who understood that being "proportioned" was my number one priority. I did not want to look unnatural nor have big breasts that interfered with my active and fit lifestyle. Dr. K not only understood this, but went above and beyond in many other areas as well. In the end, I received natural looking results and best of all, they do not interfere with my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Could Not Be More Happy - Saint Louis, MO

I was motivated to have breast augmentation due to weight loss. As we all know breast are one of the 1st things that comes off with the weight. The procedure could not of gone better and the outcome has been fantastic so natural.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation With Quick Recovery - Saint Louis, MO

I am about 7 weeks post op, breast augmentation. I went from a small B to a very full C/small D-depending on bra. I have nothing but good things to report about Dr. K and his staff. The girls in the office made me feel like we have known each other for years. Dr. K was so professional and informational. He made sure to give me all options and list pro's and con's of each one. He set realistic...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Many Heartfelt Thanks - St. Louis, MO

I have always wanted to fill out my swim suits, t-shirts, and dresses without the use of LOTS of padding. Now I can and I couldn't be happier with my results! I wish I had done this years earlier.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I Have Had a Lift, Reduction and Implants Put in and the Healing Process is Unbelieveable - Chesterfield, MO

I had a lift and a reduction in 2009 and then I lost weight and I just felt my breasts were not the same so in 2012 I went for a breast augmentation. I am 100% happy

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck - Chesterfield, MO

I was unhappy with the way I looked the extra skin on my tummy from 2 pregnancies needed to be removed

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation - Saint Louis, MO

I went to Dr. Kofkoff for breast augmentation. I often thought about having it done to help my body be more proportionate and to enchance my breasts after having children. I had very little discomfort after the procedure and was back to my normal schedule within a couple days.

Personal Statement

Dr. Richard L. Kofkoff is a well-respected and dedicated cosmetic surgeon in working in the Greater St. Louis area. He has spent over twenty years developing his skill and techniques to fulfill his desire to help his patients achieve the appearance and self-confidence they desire.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$75. Complimentary consultation if you mention you found us RealSelf!

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Kofkoff has hospital affiliations at St. Luke's Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Biology, Brown University, 1976
    Medical: MD, New York University School of Medicine, 1980
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Barnes Hospital, Washington University, 1981
    Residency: General Surgery, Barnes Hospital, 1985
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 1987

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What Does "Drop and Fluff" Refer to in a Breast Augmentation? Will They Get Larger?

Drop and fluff seems to refer to the process during which breast implants settle and, in so doing, the upper breast fullness decreases and the lower... READ MORE

2 wks after Breast Augmentation, when I lift my arm, I have 4 raised lines pulling at the bottom of my breast it hurts. (photo)

The lines you have noticed are referred to as Mondor's cords and are the result of clots in the superficial vessels beneath your breast.  They are ... READ MORE

Can You Explain the Upper Pole Fullness/swelling After Breast Augmentation Surgery? (photo)

There are several reasons why the breast may have excessive upper fullness: 1) Early after surgery there is a component of swelling.  Swelling ... READ MORE

Is it possible to have my doctor deliberately deflate my saline implants?

Yes it is possible to deflate saline implants.  This can be done in the office.  Although any manipulation can possibly introduce the risk of i... READ MORE

Do you think I have enough breast tissue to get my implants over the muscle? (photo)

I understand your desire to minimize your postoperative discomfort and to maximize your cleavage.  Fortunately, recovering from a submuscular ... READ MORE

Chest Exercises and Implants?

My experience is that for the typical patient who works out often but is not a competitive body builder there does not appear to be a problem with... READ MORE

How Early Can Capsular Contracture Start? (photo)

One of the signs of capsular contracture is malposition of the implant.  Additionally, the breast will feel more firm.  Although contractures can b... READ MORE

I Am Terrified of Surgery. Will a Non-surgical Option Work for Me? (photo)

Unfortunately, surgery is likely to be your only solution.  It is normal to have concerns about consenting to an elective procedure.  You probably a... READ MORE

How Much of my Stretch Marks Will Be Removed with a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

It is impossible to tell you precisely how much skin, and therefore how many stretch marks, will be removed during a tummy tuck.  In general, the ... READ MORE

How Long and How Often Should You Follow Up with Doctor After Full Tummy Tuck with Lipo?

So sorry to hear about your plastic surgeon.  I am located in St. Louis and have seen a number of patients from Effingham and surrounding areas.  I k... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Kofkoff

Richard Kofkoff, MD, FACS has shared 59 before and after pictures with 147 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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