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Matthew Bartow, MD

Dr. Matthew Bartow is a board-eligible plastic surgeon specializing in both facial and full-body plastic surgery. He offers minimally invasive procedures for the face, including the neck, brows, and eye rejuvenation, along with services like facial fillers, laser resurfacing, and surgeries for the breasts, abdomen, legs, and arms. He believes a confident physical appearance empowers individuals to express themselves authentically, fostering a more fulfilling life.

Early Years & Inspiration

Dr. Bartow’s pursuit of excellence is deeply rooted in his upbringing, where he developed a strong appreciation for his father’s work ethic, which led them around the country. While his father ascended the corporate ranks in Fortune 100 companies, Dr. Bartow discovered his passion for making a meaningful impact on the lives of others.
Since childhood, he has maintained a disciplined lifestyle. He began playing lacrosse at the age of twelve and continued for the next 15 years, even achieving victory in the Florida State High School Championship. Dr. Bartow upholds a holistic approach to his well-being, incorporating daily exercise and recreational golf into his routine, always striving for personal growth and enhanced skills. His patients benefit greatly from his unwavering commitment to excellence.

Education & Training

Undergraduate & Master’s Degrees
Dr. Bartow’s education began with his undergraduate studies at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. He developed a strong affinity for the region, as he had been celebrating spring break in Gulf Shores year after year. He pursued a Master’s degree at Tulane University, where he was a member of the lacrosse team and earned a Master’s in Science.

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Medical School & Residency Program

Dr. Bartow completed his medical school and plastic surgery residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where he was honored as Resident of the Year. Throughout his residency, Dr. Bartow was exposed to cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries that ignited his determination to enhance individuals’ quality of life through his surgical expertise.

Aesthetics Fellowship Training

Dr. Bartow successfully finished a one-year aesthetics fellowship training in Birmingham, AL, under the guidance of Dr. Grady Core, a distinguished plastic surgeon and pioneer in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery techniques. He acquired a deep insight into the profound impact personal appearance holds on an individual’s psychology. He cherishes the memory of a rhinoplasty procedure that transformed the appearance of a thirteen-year-old girl and enabled her to gain confidence and self-assurance, putting an end to years of relentless teasing.

Career at McCollough Plastic Surgery

Dr. Bartow was greatly impressed by Dr. McCollough’s esteemed reputation and standing within the industry, which led him to pursue a career at McCollough Plastic Surgery. They share a philosophy rooted in gratitude for the privilege of caring for patients and a strong work ethic. Consequently, every patient who seeks treatment at McCollough Plastic Surgery receives a meticulously planned and comprehensive care plan crafted with passion by a surgeon who holds the highest regard and affection for the well-being of his patients.

The Gulf Shores area offers Dr. Bartow a sense of comfort and familiarity, making it the ideal location for him to reside and practice near the community he holds dear. This community played a significant role in providing him with formative and life-shaping experiences, ultimately shaping him into the surgeon he is today. Dr. Bartow’s overarching goal is to achieve recognition as a world-renowned key opinion leader in plastic surgery and continue to change lives, one procedure and one patient at a time.

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