Division of Plastic Surgery

Photo of the Penn Plastic Surgery Team

The experienced team of Penn Plastic surgeons offers the most advanced treatment options for patients in need of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as a comprehensive skin care program.

Our plastic surgeons collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and internationally-known specialists to provide patients with the highest quality complex care. In fact, we are the nation’s leader and among the world’s largest center in clinical volume in reconstructive microsurgery (most recently performing their 5,000th free flap reconstructive surgery).

In addition to breast reconstruction, specialty areas include craniofacial reconstruction, congenital anomalies, reconstruction following tumor and trauma, microsurgical techniques, cleft lip and, palate surgery, and cosmetic facial and body surgery.

Penn Plastic Surgeons are recognized for their dedication to research, clinical care and education. They consistently present at national and international conferences. Each year, many are recognized by Castle Connolly as America's Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America and by Philadelphia Magazine as Top Docs.

Penn Plastic Surgery is a member of the Center for Human Appearance, founded in 1987 as the first comprehensive academically-based center dedicated to the research and education of appearance related problems and quality of life.

Clinical Care

Cosmetic Services

Reconstruction

Leaders in Education and Research

Penn Plastic Surgery is a leader in medical education and training. We offer several fellowships and residency programs:

Current Research Activities

The Penn Plastic Surgery Research Group has developed one of the most robust and active plastic surgery clinical research programs in the country, under the established guidance of our attending physicians.

Inside the Division of Plastic Surgery

Faculty

Meet the faculty of the Division of Plastic Surgery.

Recent Additions at Penn Plastic Surgery - John P. Fischer, MD

A graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University, John P. Fischer, MD, has joined the faculty of Penn Plastic Surgery. Dr. Fischer received his medical degree from State University of New York.

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