James Scheu, M.D. Profile


Born and raised in St. Louis, Mo, Dr. Scheu earned his undergraduate degree from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Dr. Scheu received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, La in 1976. He completed his internship/residency years in General Surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and his residency in Plastic Surgery at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

In medical practice since 1983, Dr. Scheu has additional training in laser rejuvenation, endoscopic plastic surgery, and ultrasonic liposuction and “laser lipo” techniques. He remains involved in his local medical community and has served as an instructor to other surgeons and held key leadership positions, including Chief of Surgery at St. Peters Community Hospital in St. Peters, Mo.

Dr. Scheu is married with 5 children and 9 grandchildren. He enjoys time with his family as well as time spent on his hobbies, which include being a collector of Native American artifacts and an amateur Conchologist (seashell enthusiast). In addition, he has been certified as an instructor in rock climbing/rappelling. 


Plastic Surgery                                                                  

Board Certifications                                                                    

American Board of Surgery                                      

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Medical Licensure




American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Medical Community Participation (Training New Surgeons, White Papers, Presentations)

Past Chief of Surgery, St. Peters Community Hospital

Instructor, Plastic Surgery Training Program, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1982-1983

Director, First medically-managed “Botox® Party” in St. Louis, MO, 2002.