Division of

Plastic Surgery

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DOS Mission Statement

The Division of Plastic Surgery provides world-class care for adult and pediatric patients in the areas of:

  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Craniofacial Problems
  • Tissue Transplantation
  • Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery
  • Cancer Reconstruction
  • Lymphedema Reconstruction
  • Wound Reconstruction

Our Division actively maintains training programs for:

  • Medical Students
  • Residents
  • Fellows
  • Visiting Scientists/Scholars

The Division of Plastic Surgery solves challenging problems across the University of Washington system, and throughout Seattle. You are able to work with any of our providers at the following locations:

Our Division at the University of Washington works at the leading edge of all aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery. We are able to provide comprehensive patient-centered care, while balancing educational and research efforts in the field. Our mission is to use innovation to provide the best plastic surgery patient care available anywhere.

Plastic Surgery Services

Division Leadership

Nicholas Vedder, MD

Professor & Chief,
Division of Plastic Surgery

Richard Hopper, MD, MS

Professor & Chief,
Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Peter Neligan, MD

Professor & Chief,
UWMC Center for Reconstructive Surgery