Patricia McGuire, MD
Presentation: Breast Implant Illness: What is the Science?
Dr McGuire is a native St. Louisan, she grew up in South St. Louis. She attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City for undergraduate and medical school before doing a general surgery residency at Jewish Hospital- Washington University and plastic surgery at St. Louis University.
She and Dr. Caplin have been in practice together since 1991.
Dr. McGuire specializes in breast surgery and body contouring. She lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic breast surgery focusing on safety and has numerous publications in plastic surgery journals.
Dr. McGuire is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is a member of the board for the Aesthetic Society Educational and Research Foundation, the editorial board of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Vice Chair of the Breast implant illness task force, and a member of the ASPS ALCL committee. She has served as a Traveling professor for the Aesthetic Society and is invited faculty to many national and international meeting and is the Co Chair of the Experienced Insights in breast and body surgery for the Aesthetic Society.
Dr. McGuire is a principal investigator for the ASERF sponsored “Systemic Symptoms Biospecimen Analysis Study” the first prospective, blinded study, with control groups looking at symptoms that develop in women with implants.
Dr. McGuire is married to Dr. Robert Sciortino and has two daughters and three dogs. Her identical tiwn sister is an Associate Dean at Washington University School of Medicine.