Dr. M. Bradley Calobrace is a plastic surgeon in Louisville and Lexington, KY, whose career spans private practice, medical research, and corporate consulting. This page contains a summary of his impressive credentials.

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Meet the Surgeons

CV Highlights

Board Certifications

The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999
The American Board of Surgery, 1995, expired
Kentucky State Medical Board, 1997
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990

Hospital/ Surgical Center Affiliations

Calobrace Plastic Surgery Center
Jewish Hospital Downtown and Medical Center East


Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
1985-1989, M.D.

Manchester College
North Manchester, Indiana
1981-1985, B. S., summa cum laude Biology-Chemistry

Professional Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons - Fellow
Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Kentucky Medical Association
Greater Louisville Medical Society
Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons
LAC-USC Society of Graduate Surgeons

Corporate Teaching & Consultant Affiliations (past and present)

Gratis Clinical Faculty Member, University of Louisville
Clinical Faculty Member, University of Kentucky
The Mid-Face Filler Advisory Board, Galderma
The Plastic Surgery Channel
Speaker, Sientra Corporation
MemoryShape® Breast Implants Launch Faculty, Mentor Corporation
Faculty Member, ZO Skincare with Dr. Zein Obagi
Speaker, Mentor Paragon Forum/ Master Series
Member, Mentor Education Council
Member, Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetics Speakers Bureau
Moderator, Allergan Academy Local Round Table (Breast)
Luminary, Physician Partner, Syneron
National Education Faculty, Allergan
JUVÉDERM® Roundtable Consultant, Allergan
Allergan Academy Faculty, Allergan
Training Consultant for Dysport®, Medicis Aesthetics
Certified Faculty Speaker on Injectables, CME Scholar
Medical Aesthetics Advisory Council, Allergan

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Lectures & Events

Dr. Calobrace travels around the country as a visiting professor and speaking at many national meetings.

Some of his past and current speaking schedules include:

Advanced Face, Breast and Body Contouring (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Advanced Plastic Surgery Workshop (Melbourne, Australia)

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium (Toronto, Canada)

Aesthetics Innovation Summit (New York, NY)

The Aesthetics Society Annual Meeting, The Aesthetic Meeting (New York, NY)

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting

American Society of Plastic Surgery (New Orleans, LA)

Annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium (Atlanta, GA)

ASPS Aesthetica Super Symposium (Las Vegas, NV)

ASPS Breast Surgery & Body Symposium (San Diego, CA)

Baker Gordon Symposium (Miami, FL)

Beauty Through Science Congress Annual Meeting – Keynote Speaker (Stockholm, Sweden)

Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium (Santa Fe, NM)

Broward County Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium (Dallas, TX)

Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Plastic Surgeons (Indianapolis, IN)

Georgetown University Grand Rounds (Washington D.C.)

Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons' Meeting (Chicago, IL)

Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting (Louisville, KY)

Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting (Miami, FL)

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Cosmetic Breast Panel (Chicago, IL)

Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)

Mountain West Society Plastic Surgery Scientific Meeting (Winter Park, CO)

New York Plastic Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting, The Aston Baker Cutting Edge (New York, NY)

North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting (Asheville, NC)

Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Honolulu, HI)

Plastic Surgery the Meeting

Quebec Society of Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery Meeting

Santa Fe Breast and Body Contour Meeting (Santa Fe, NM)

Sientra Roundtable Filming - Dr. Calobrace was invited to share his expertise on breast surgery

Sweden International Masters of Surgery Meeting and Lecture (Stockholm, Sweden)

Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium (Toronto, Canada)

Corporate Sponsored Educational Activities

Dr. Calobrace is often invited to speak at corporate-sponsored educational events to train fellow plastic surgeons on the latest techniques and tactics being employed in plastic surgery today.

Sientra Preceptorship: Preoperative Assessment, Surgical Approach, and Postoperative Care when using Shaped and Round Sientra Textured Implants. (multiple live surgeries). Calobrace Plastic Surgery Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014 - present.

Update on Sientra Implants: US Availability and a Discussion on Particulate Matter and Sientra Implant Safety. Sientra Dinner Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016.

Teoxane and Alphaeon Beauty. Presented at the Alphaeon Skincare Revolution Symposium, ASPS, Boston, Massachusetts, 2015.

Sientra MRI Rupture Trends and Experience with Textured Round and Shaped Devices. Sientra Dinner Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2015.

Sientra Roundtable Discussion. Sientra Dinner Meeting at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2014.

Disrupt a Must: Making the Move to Textured Round and Shaped implants. Sientra Dinner Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2014.

Disrupt a Must: Making the Move to Textured Round and Shaped implants. Sientra Dinner Meeting, ASAPS, San Francisco, California, 2014.

Disrupt a Must: The Move to Textured Implants, Sientra National Sales Training Meeting, La Jolla, California, 2014.

Perspectives on Mentor MemoryShape Breast Implants, Mentor Corporation, Los Angeles, California, 2013.

Perspectives on Mentor MemoryShape Breast Implants, Mentor Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, 2013.

Perspectives on Mentor MemoryShape Breast Implants, Mentor Corporation, Miami, Florida, 2013.

Evidence Based Perspectives: An Interactive Panel Discussion Covering the Latest Hot Topics in Breast Implant Surgery, Mentor Corporation, Miami, Florida, 2013.

Understanding Complications and Pitfalls in Breast Augmentation. Mentor Staff Training Webinar, 2013.


M Bradley Calobrace, MD, Michael R Schwartz, MD, Kamakshi R Zeidler, MD, Troy A Pittman, MD, Robert Cohen, MD, W Grant Stevens, MD. Long-Term Safety of Textured and Smooth Breast Implants. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, sjx157, 28 September 2017.

Dr. Calobrace was a contributing author in the Fourth Edition, Volume 5, Plastic Surgery Breast textbook.

Calobrace MB, Schwartz MR, McKinney BM. Standards, Safety and Particulate Matter on Breast Implants: Bringing Data to the Discussion. White Paper, Sientra Corporation, March 2016.

Stevens WG, Calobrace MB, Harrington J, Alizadeh K, Zeidler KR, d'Incelli RC. Nine-Year Core Study Data for Sientra's FDA-Approved Round and Shaped Implants with High-Strength Cohesive Silicone Gel. Aesth Surg J 36(4): 404-416, 2016.


Stevens WG, Calobrace MB, Cohen R, et al. Sientra High-Strength Cohesvie Textured Round Implant Technique: Roundtable Discussion. Aesth Surg J 35 (S1): S11-S21, 2015.

Calobrace MB. The design and engineering of the MemoryShape breast implant. Plast Reconstr Surg 134(3 Suppl): 10S-15S, 2014.

Calobrace MB, Hammmond D. Anatomic gel implants: From concept to device. Plast Reconstr Surg 134(3 Suppl): 4S-9S(preface), 2014.

Calobrace MB, Kaufman DL, Gordon AE, et al. Evolving practices in augmentation operative technique with Sientra HSC round implants. Plast Reconstr Surg 134(1Suppl): 57S-67S, 2014.

Calobrace MB, Capizzi PJ. The biology and evolution of cohesive gel and shaped implants. Plast Reconstr Surg 134(1 Suppl): 6S-11S, 2014.

Stephens WG, Nahabedian MY, Calobrace MB, Harrington JL, Capizzi PJ, Cohen R, d'Incelli RC, Beckstrand M. Risk Factor Analysis for Capsular Contracture: A 5-Year Sientra Study Analysis Using Round, Smooth, and Textured Implants for Breast Augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg 132: 1115, 2013.

Calobrace, MB. Reply: Simultaneous Augmentation/Mastopexy: A Retrospective 5-Year Review of 332 Consecutive Cases. Plast Reconstr Surg 132: 311e, 2013.

Calobrace MB, Herdt DR, Cothron KJ. Simultaneous Augmentation Mastopexy: A Retrospective 5-Year Review of 332 Consecutive Cases. Plast Reconstr Surg 131: 145, 2013.

Calobrace MB. The Medispa Makeover. Skin Deep Magazine, Summer 2007.

Calobrace MB. Men- On the Cutting Edge. Skin Deep Magazine, Issue 2, 2006.

Calobrace MB. Post-partum Rejuvenation – The Mommy Makeover. Skin Deep Magazine, Issue 1, 2006.

Calobrace MB. Cosmetic Surgery-Not Just for Women Anymore. Louisville Health and Health Careers Magazine. 1: 16, 2001.

Calobrace MB. Continuing Issues: Ultrasound-assisted

Lipoplasty. Clin Plast Surg. 26: 103, 1999. Calobrace MB. Large Volume Ultrasound-Assisted Lipoplasty. Perspect Plast Surg. 12: 45, 1999.

Calobrace, MB. Lipoplasty. Clin Plast Surg. 26: 103, 1999.

Calobrace MB. Ultrasound-Assisted Lipoplasty Update. Association of Plastic Surgery Assistants Network Publication, Spring Issue, l998.

Calobrace MB, Downey S. Profound Calvarial Deformity Secondary to Prolonged Scalp Expansion. Ann Plast Surg. 39: 187, 1997.

Calobrace MB. Ultrasound-Assisted Lipoplasty. Louisville Med. 44: 441, l997.

Raboff W, Calobrace MB, Anthony G, Garner D, Greenwald D, Noonan T, Brant A, Hopkins B, Soonthon V, Hofstetter W,

LaBree L, Chandrasoma P, Silberman H. Mesh Reinforcement Increases Bursting Strength of Intestinal Anastomoses in Steroid-treated Rabbits. American Surgeon. 60: 721-727, 1994.

Kim J, Weibel TJ, Carter EJ, Calobrace MB, Foldi JF, Zawacki BE. A Standard Experimental "Chemical Burn". Burn. 20: 200-201, 1994.

Calobrace MB, McAteer JA, Tanner GA, Evan AP. Regulation of Trans-epithelial Fluid Movement in an In Vitro Model (MDCK-cysts) of renal Cyst Growth. Indiana Med. 81: 64, 1988.

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