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Joseph Barnthouse

Voted by his peers as Kansas City’s Top Doc in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery.

Because of his extensive surgical training, Dr. Barnthouse is uniquely qualified as a specialist in Plastic Surgery. He is one of the elite few physicians with additional training specializing in cosmetic and breast surgery, and is known for his talented surgical ability and expertise in handling difficult cases. Dedicated to patient counseling and education, Dr. Barnthouse has a warm “bedside manner” and takes the time to fully explain your options and procedures.

Dr. Barnthouse is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Barnthouse completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Missouri - Kansas City after his General Surgery residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. He completed his fellowship in Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He also completed a fellowship in Breast Surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

He received his MD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and his BA from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Barnthouse is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Medical Society, the Kansas Medical Society and the Missouri Medical Society. He was President of the Kansas City Plastic Surgery Society for 2004-2005.

Dr. Barnthouse was raised in Winfield, Kansas, and is married and the father of four daughters.