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Meet Dr. McGuire

mcguirePatricia A. McGuire, M.D. is a board-certified plastic surgeon and clinical instructor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. A St. Louis native, she attended Busch School, a magnet school in the St. Louis City Public School district through 8th grade and graduated from Ursuline Academy in Kirkwood in 1979. She graduated from the University of Missouri- Kansas City, School of Medicine in 1985, performed her residency in General Surgery at Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine (1985-1989), followed by a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Louis University (1989-1991). She has been in private practice with Parkcrest Plastic Surgery since 1991. She is married to Robert Sciortino, MD and has two daughters and three dogs.

Dr. McGuire is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and was awarded the American Medical Women’s Association Award for Academic Achievement in 1985. She was president of the St. Louis Area Society for Plastic Surgeons in 2004-2007. Dr. McGuire is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Medical Women’s Association, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Association of Women Surgeons, St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, and St. Louis Area Society of Plastic Surgeons. She has been named as one of the “Best Doctors” by St. Louis Magazine (2005-2013). She was one of the first plastic surgeons in the area to be invited to participate in Allergan’s Style 410 Cohesive silicone gel study as a clinical investigator in 2001.

Dr. McGuire specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, including augmentation, reduction, and lifts, and cancer reconstruction. She also performs body contouring, including Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction, Power Assisted Liposuction, and abdominoplasty, some facial cosmetic procedures, and hand surgery.



American Board of Plastic Surgery


Undergraduate: University of Missouri
Medical: University of Missouri School of Medicine


General Surgery: Jewish Hospital- Washington University School of Medicine
Plastic Surgery: St. Louis University

Academic Appointments

Clinical Instructor of Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine


  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • St. Louis Area Society for Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society
  • St. Louis Area Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Allergan Style 410 Implants


“Best Doctors of 2014”

Dr. McGuire is a clinical investigator for Allergan’s Style 410 highly cohesive (gummy bear) implant. In 2001, she was one of the first surgeons in the area to be invited to participate in this study. The Style 410 implant has been available in Europe since 1991 and was approved in Canada in 2006. It is currently available in the United States under study protocol to a limited number of plastic surgeons. The Style 410 Matrix offers 144 implants in 12 shapes to allow a more “custom” implant for breast augmentation and cancer reconstruction. The Style 410 implant has the highest number of cross-links between the silicone molecules and, therefore, is the most “cohesive” of the currently available cohesive implants. This gives a high safety margin, with a low risk of rupture with gel bleed, and a low capsular contracture rate.

Dr. McGuire’s experience was presented in a paper at the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in Melbourne, Australia in February of 2008. Dr. McGuire is one of eight plastic surgeons chosen to be a consultant for the curriculum committee for Allergan to teach other physicians how to use the Style 410 implant. Dr. McGuire spent time in Stockholm, Sweden in June 2006 with Dr. Charles Randquist, considered an international expert in the use of the Style 410 implant. Dr. McGuire also has extensive experience with other options for breast implants including silicone gel and saline implants. They use dimensional planning, using the patient’s anatomy to determine the best option for each patient. The Style 410 implant is not always the best choice for breast augmentation and their experience with all types of implants, including the Style 410, can help a patient decide which implant is best for them.


At the Parkcrest Plastic Surgery office, Dr. David A. Caplin, Dr. Melvin Maclin, and Dr. Patricia McGuire offer plastic and reconstructive surgery to patients across Eastern Missouri including St. Charles, Chesterfield, O’Fallon, St. Peters, and Creve Coeur. Contact the Parkcrest Plastic Surgery office today to schedule your consultation!

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