Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery


For patients facing either abnormal function or appearance after trauma or illness, the Center offers specialty plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery care to restore a sense of normalcy and wellness after an illness or injury. Here, our nationally-renowned surgeons perform a variety of simple and complex procedures.

Conditions & Diseases


Our specialty surgeons perform surgeries to resolve abnormalities related to:

  • Birth defects
  • Disease
  • Trauma
  • Tumors (including instances of cancer)
  • Infections

Treatments & Procedures


With early detection and proper cancer treatment, many of these types of head and neck cancer are curable. Our oncology specialists, including surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and dental oncologists are committed to delivering expert care in a compassionate manner.

Specific treatments and procedures performed at the Center include:

  • Breast reconstruction, including options using the patientʼs own tissue (DIEP flaps)
  • Major reconstructive surgery
  • Microvascular free tissue transfer (free flaps)
  • Microvascular reconstruction
  • A variety of local and regional flaps
  • Skin cancer reconstruction
  • Cosmetic improvements
  • Speech and swallowing therapy (Learn more »)

Our Doctors

Meet our dedicated team of doctors and oncologists who bring the best of their comprehensive medical expertise to bear for our cancer and oncology patients.

Thom R. Loree, MD, FACS
Breast Oncology, Cancer, Chiefs of Service, Doctors, Head and Neck Oncology, Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Physician Leadership, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery
Chief of Department, Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
William Belles, MD
Chiefs of Service, Doctors, Otolaryngology (ENT) Clinic, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Physician Leadership, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief of Service, Otolaryngology (ENT)
Mark S. Burke, MD
Breast Oncology, Cancer, Doctors, Head and Neck Oncology, Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery
Jordan D. Frey, MD
Breast Oncology, Cancer, Doctors, Head and Neck Oncology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic Surgeon

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