Saif M. Badran, MD, PhD

Specializes In
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English


Sees Patients For

Reconstructive microsurgery following trauma and oncologic surgery, as well as reconstructive surgery of the body, including the breast, chest, abdomen, pelvis, lymphedema, limb salvage surgeries and diabetic foot wounds. Cosmetic surgeries such as body contouring, abdominoplasty, breast augmentations, breast reduction and gynecomastia.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Christian Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Research Interests

Dr. Badran’s research focuses on examining metabolic changes after surgical subcutaneous fat removal during body contouring surgeries that tackles the physical manifestations of obesity. His research interest includes clinical and translational research in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery, particularly mechanistic studies underpinning the link between obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation, and adipocyte dysfunction.

Publications & Research

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Fellowship: Microsurgery

2023 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

PhD: Metabolic Changes After Surgical Fat Removal

2023 Qatar University, College of Medicine, Doha, Qatar

Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2022 2022 Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (ACGMEI accredited)

Medical Degree

2015 The University of Jordan College of Medicine, Amman, Jordan

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