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Our Surgeons

All of our surgeons are board certifed by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Canadian Board of Plastic Surgery.

C. Lin Puckett, MD, Division Chief

Dr. Puckett is dedicated to not only the advancement of the field of plastic surgery but also in helping to grow and ensure that all plastic surgeons are at a high level of excellence. He has sat on the board of the ABPS and currently helps in the rigorous testing process for new plastic surgeons wishing to become certified. He has extensive experience in all experts of cosmetic plastic surgery [facial rejuvenation, cosmetic breast surgery, body contouring (tummy tuck) and rhinoplasty]. Dr. Puckett's online portfolio is available to show some of the breast augmentations he has performed.


Stephen Colbert, MD 

Dr. Colbert shares a dedication to excellence in the clinical practice of plastic surgery and the advancement of plastic surgery education. He is a native of Missouri who returned to MU for medical training following college at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He completed medical school and plastic surgery residency here at University of Missouri Health Care with further fellowship training at Washington University in St. Louis, before returning to MU. He emphasizes plastic surgery patient education about the quality of both their chosen surgeon and their procedure options. His clinical practice spans the scope of cosmetic surgery from facial rejuvenation to liposuction and body contouring, but his favorites include breast enhancement and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).

Arshad Muzaffar, MD






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