Originally from Effingham, Illinois, Dr. Laxmeesh Mike Nayak is a summa cum laude graduate of Yale University, where he majored in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. He earned his medical degree through a Distinguished Student Scholarship at Washington University, where he was awarded several honors including the Alpha Omega Alpha Book Prize, the Medical School Prize, and the Senior Prize in Surgery. In the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery exam, he earned the highest written exam score of all examinees his year, and the second highest combined written and oral exam scores. When he took the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery exam, he earned both the highest written exam score and the highest oral exam score of all examinees.
Dr. Nayak performed his surgical residency at Harvard Medical School, studying general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and head and neck surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. After residency, he completed an American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship with the Glasgold Group for Plastic Surgery. He has extensive experience in rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery of the aging face, facial volumetric surgery, minimally invasive endoscopic techniques, and skin rejuvenation with peels, lasers, and injectable fillers. He is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a board certified staff surgeon at Des Peres Hospital.
He performs the majority of his surgical procedures in his state of the art, AAAHC accredited, office-based facility.
His humanitarian efforts include an annual trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, to provide constructive services as well as to teach local surgeons. Academically, Dr. Nayak is an active researcher and educator, and regularly presents his techniques at national scientific meetings.
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American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (Facial Cosmetic Surgery)
American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
National Board of Medical Examiners
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Internship and Residency: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
BS:(summa cum laude) Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
American Medical Association
American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstuctive Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery