Samer W. Cabbabe, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been installed as 2016 president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the association representing physicians in the St. Louis area. Dr. Cabbabe is a plastic surgeon in private practice.
Other 2016 officers elected include J. Collins Corder, M.D., as president-elect; Christopher A. Swingle, D.O., as vice president; and Jason K. Skyles, M.D., as secretary-treasurer. Michael J. Stadnyk, M.D., is the immediate past president.
Elected to three-year terms as councilors are: Sean B. Bailey, M.D.; Michael G. Beat, M.D.; C.B. Boswell, M.D.; and Inderjit J. Singh, M.D. Appointed to the Council to fill unexpired terms are Jennifer L. Page, M.D. and Alan P.K. Wild, M.D.
Dr. Cabbabe holds both his medical and undergraduate degrees from Saint Louis University. He served his internship and residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, and was chief resident in 2006-2007. He completed a fellowship in plastic surgery at the University of Alabama-Birmingham from 2007-2009. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
In practice with Cabbabe Plastic Surgery, Dr. Cabbabe is chief of plastic surgery at St. Anthony’s Medical Center. He also is on staff at SSM Health DePaul Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Des Peres Hospital. He is an assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
Dr. Cabbabe previously held St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society offices including president-elect, 2015; vice president, 2014; and councilor, 2011-2013. He also is a member of the Missouri State Medical Association and American Medical Association.
Active in surgical societies, he is president-elect of the Missouri Association of Plastic Surgeons, and is Missouri representative to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Saint Louis Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Cabbabe is married to Amy Alvarez Cabbabe, M.D., anesthesiologist, and they have two children. He is a native of St. Louis.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, representing medical and osteopathic physicians in St. Louis city and county, works to advance strong patient-physician relationships and quality health care through advocacy, communication and education. Founded in 1836, the Medical Society is affiliated with the Missouri State Medical Association and the American Medical Association. The society website is www.slmms.org.