Beginning this week, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare will start to postpone certain non-urgent elective medical procedures to prepare for an expected surge in patients needing hospitalization for COVID-19. ... 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.
Finding evidence to change the status quo isn’t easy; thinking about evidence in terms of how it persuades—whether subjective or objective—can make it easier. Plastic surgery resident Dino Maglić and his colleagues followed their guts and saved money by improving the laceration trays used to treat patients in the emergency department.... Read MoreSurgery
The Division of Plastic Surgery would like to welcome our 2020 match applicants, Kaylee Scott and Laura Ormiston.... Read MoreSurgery
Division of Plastic Surgery faculty, Dr. Brad Rockwell, Dr. Alvin Kwok and resident Dr. Joshua Tieman traveled to Ghana, Africa. This is an annual trip for the Division to the KATH Hospital and KNUST Medical School in Ghana. While there they presented at an international breast and aesthetic symposium with faculty from KATH. ... Read MoreSurgery
Division grants awarded to Dr. James Willcockson and Dr. Jared Veith... Read MoreSurgery
Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents the most definitive evidence to date that so-called fertility supplements do not live up expectations. ... Read MoreSurgery