Dr. William Huffaker

William H. Huffaker, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a prominent St. Louis physician who began practicing plastic surgery in 1978. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his internship at the University of Alabama Medical Center. Following his 1st year of general surgery residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Dr. Huffaker served in the U.S. Army for 2 years as an Otolaryngologist at the Fort Bragg Womack Army Hospital.

He then returned to the University of Virginia for 2 years and to their affiliate, Roanoke, VA. After completing his plastic surgery residency at Washington University Barnes Hospital, he achieved board certification by the American Board of Surgery in 1979 and the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1980. In 1997, Dr. Huffaker and Dr. Bruce White merged their individual practices into the partnership of St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. In 1999, they were joined by Dr. Herluf Lund and in 2006 by Dr. Christian Prada.

Dr. Huffaker has served as President of the St. Louis Area Society of Plastic Surgeons, President of the Missouri Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, President of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, and Vice-President of the Missouri State Medical Association. Dr. Huffaker was Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the West County Surgery Center from 1994 until its closure in 2006. He is active in several national professional organizations and was a previous Chair of the Judicial Council of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is currently a Governor of the PlastyPac Board of Governors, the Pac of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), and is also the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the ASPS. He is a Delegate from the state of Missouri to the American Medical Association, where he is Chair of the Surgical Caucus.

r. Huffaker‘s primary interest is in cosmetic surgery. He has been a leader in the utilization of endoscopic-assisted techniques of the face, breast and abdomen, as well as fast recovery breast augmentation, next day lift, post-weight reduction surgery and body-lifts. Other procedures of interest include high tension lateral abdominoplasty, lower body lifts, breast enlargements, breast lifts, power assisted lipoplasty, facelifts, and trans-blepharoplasty and assisted eyebrow lift.

His professional memberships include: American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Chain of Government Affairs Committe, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association; Delegate to AMA House of Delegates and Chair-Elect Surgical Caucus of the American Medical Association, Lipoplasty Society of North America, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons,Missouri Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Missouri State Medical Association, St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, St. Louis Area Society of Plastic Surgeons and the St. Louis Surgical Society.

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