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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic Surgery - Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) Arizona
The Dignity Health Medical Group Plastic Surgery and Specialty Orthopedics department at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is dedicated to serving people with a need for plastic or reconstructive surgery due to injury, overuse, or disease. Each of our surgeons are fellowship trained in plastic surgery, and some of our surgeons offer additional services in hand surgery.

Plastic surgery at DHMG

All of Dignity Health Medical Group’s plastic and reconstructive surgeons are fellowship trained and either board certified or working towards their board certification. When you choose a physician who is certified, you can be confident he or she meets nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge, experience and skills to provide high quality care in a specific medical specialty, above and beyond basic medical licensure.

Services include:

  • Abdominoplasty/panniculectomy
  • Adult and pediatric trauma of the hand, wrist, and forearm)
  • Adult hand surgery (arthritis, sports injuries, nerve disorders, wrist/forearm issues, vascular disorders)
  • Aesthetic surgery/body contouring after massive weight loss
  • Benign/malignant skin lesions and soft tissue tumors (carcinoma, melanoma, sarcoma)
  • Breast reconstruction and breast reconstruction revisions
  • Breast reductions, lifts, and augmentations
  • Congenital hand surgery
  • Eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty), brow lifts, and earlobe repair
  • Facial trauma (facial fractures and nasal, ear and lip reconstruction)
  • General reconstruction for wounds from trauma, cancer, or infection
  • Hand, wrist and forearm fractures
  • Hernia repair/abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Lymphedema surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Mohs reconstruction
  • Nerve surgery of the hand (brachial plexus and neuropathy)
  • Pediatric/congenital hand surgery (syndactyly/polydactyly, thumb reconstruction, cerebral palsy)
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Reconstruction for necrotizing soft tissue infections (including Fournier's gangrene)
  • Reconstruction for pressure ulcers
  • Removal of skin lesions, lipomas, cysts
  • Scalp, facial and mandibular trauma (non-dental trauma)
  • Scar revisions, keloids, hypertrophic scars
  • Upper extremity trauma reconstruction

Non-pharmacological pain management solutions

  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain management
  • X-Ray guided spinal injections for the cervical, lumbar and sacral region
  • X-Ray guided radiofrequency ablation for hip, knee, and for cervical, lumbar and sacral pain
  • Ultrasound guided procedure for joints, bursa, and tendon issues

*Please call us to verify which services are offered at each location.

Teaching tomorrow's doctors

Our department is a highly respected training site for medical students who are a part of the growing programs at Creighton University Medical School, Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS), Banner, University of Arizona Hand and Microsurgery Fellow Program, Mayo Plastic Surgery Resident Program and St. Joseph’s General Surgery Resident Program. Our plastic surgeons work to provide exceptional care for their patients while assisting in the training and coaching of future talent as well. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that the next generation of physicians is fully prepared to provide the best possible care for the families within the Phoenix metropolitan area.

For more information, visit our Academic Medicine  page.