Michael E. Beatty MD, FACS


Dr. Beatty completed his undergraduate education at Southern Illinois University and received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. After completing an internship at St. Louis County Hospital, Dr. Beatty entered the Army Medical Corps for two years of active duty, during which he earned a congressional citation, an Army commendation medal and the Korean Defense Medal. Subsequently. he completed four years of specialty training in general surgery, followed by two additional years of specialty and hand surgery training at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.


Dr. Beatty is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and maintains memberships in numerous professional societies, including the Madison County Medical Society, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the American Medical Association. He is also a member of the American Association of Hand Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


Dr. Beatty holds a faculty appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, has served as President of the Madison County Medical Society, and is a delegate to the Illinois State Medical Society.


Dr. Beatty is a member of the Surgery staff of Anderson Hospital, St. Anthony's Health Center and Alton Memorial Hospital. He serves on the specialty consulting staff for Plastic and Hand surgery at the Gateway Regional Medical Center.

Meet With Dr. Beatty

Plastic and Cosmetic surgery is fascinating and wondrous. When Mother Nature leaves it up to you to decide what is best for you, Plastic Surgeons can provide meaningful information that reveals what is possible. Accurate information and the empowering partnership offered by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon are enabling. A difference can be made, change is possible, and tomorrow is another day, but your new day begins on your terms. We can correct structural and cosmetic defects and minimize the effects of aging by reshaping outer portions of the body - using all our skills to achieve the most natural results possible. By enhancing appearance, cosmetic surgery renews confidence and improves self esteem. 


The personal consultation is your chance to meet and consult with Dr. Beatty, a Board certified Plastic Surgeon. Your questions, your goals, and the likely outcome will all be discussed and explained. You will see, from an extensive library, before and after photos of people just like you; your body shape, height, weight, your skin color and facial form. Dr. Beatty will explain the possibilities, and devise a plan from your inputs. The risks of the procedures will be explained, and you will get answers to all of your questions.


Dr. Beatty and the staff work together as true partners in personalized care

to determine what is best for each patient. Guiding you through the entire procedure and your complete recovery - you can depend on a complete experience. 


University of Illinois College of Medicine

St. Louis University Hospital - General Surgery

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Hospitals      Plastic, Reconstructive, Cosmetic, and Hand Surgery


University Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic  and Hand Surgery, SIU School of Medicine


Board Certification / Fellowship

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Fellow American College of Surgeons

Fellow International College of Surgeons



American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Medical Association

American College of Surgeons

American Association of Hand Surgery

International Congress of Plastic & Reconstructive    Surgeons

Illinois State Medical Society

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons

St. Louis Society of Plastic Surgery

Madison County Medical Society


Hospital Affiliations

Anderson Hospital - Maryville, IL

St. Anthony's Medical Center - Alton, IL

Alton Memorial Hospital - Alton, IL

Gateway Regional Medical Center - Granite, IL

Edwardsville Ambulatory Surgical Center