Samuel R.G. Finlayson, MD, MPH, MBA has been appointed Associate Vice President (AVP) for Clinical Affairs and Chief Clinical Officer for University of Utah Health (U of U Health). The appointment, effective December 1, 2020, was announced by Michael L. Good, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of U of U Health. ... Read MoreSurgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
The Division of Plastic Surgery has a long and renowned history at the University of Utah Health. The mission of the Division of Plastic Surgery encompasses advancement in patient care, education, research, and community service. Our educational programs include the training of surgical residents, fellows, and medical students. We concentrate on state-of-the-art patient care using the latest surgical and technological innovations and research with a focus on advancing the field of plastic surgery.
We have a talented group of surgeons who provide reconstructive and aesthetic surgical care to patients at the University of Utah Health, Primary Children's Hospital, and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center as well as University ambulatory care centers. By offering a broad range of subspecialists within plastic surgery, we serve as a unique resource for patients from all over the Rocky Mountain West.
With all the doom and gloom being reported around COVID-19 numbers and transmission, University of Utah Health today announced a positive story about an important milestone being celebrated on Veterans Day. The University of Utah Health transplant team recently performed its first-ever triple organ transplant surgery (heart, liver and kidney). ... Read MoreSurgery
Dr. Fatma Tuncer talks about a new procedure to treat a common side effect for breast cancer survivors. ... Read MoreSurgery
In a new multicenter study, researchers led by University of Utah surgeons report that an emerging heart failure treatment could potentially reverse structural damage to the heart, allowing it to heal itself over time. ... Read MoreSurgery
Each year, the Division of Plastic Surgery holds quarterly research meetings with all faculty, residents and research faculty and staff within the Division. Each resident presents their research projects at the final meeting of the year. We are excited to share with you some of the projects the Division of Plastic Surgery is currently working on. ... Read MoreSurgery
Dana Rioux-Forker, MD, is an Assistant Professor in Hand Surgery within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Utah.... Read MoreSurgery