to the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive
Contact Information for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
are an internationally recognized group
of plastic and reconstructive
surgeons and researchers with extensive
training and experience in all aspects
of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Our commitment to the patient
involves thorough patient care, from
the initial consultation through comprehensive
post-operative care and follow up.
Our group addresses
not only cosmetic surgery and aesthetic
surgical procedures but also addresses
patients who need reconstructive surgery
as a result of disease, congenital malformation,
or tragic accident. Our Center for Craniofacial Care offers
multidisciplinary care for patients with
craniofacial birth anomalies and our Wound
Healing Center offers
comprehensive care for individuals suffering
from non-healing wounds.
In addition, the Evans-Haynes Burn Center serves as a regional
resource for the care of acute burns
as well as the reconstructive needs
of burn survivors and has the capacity
to provide care for people injured
as a result of fire, chemicals, scalds,
or electrical injuries.
decision to have surgery is not a minor
one. Every effort is made to ensure
that each of our patients is comfortable
with his or her decision to undergo cosmetic
or reconstructive surgery. Not every
consult will lead to surgical intervention
and alternatives, when appropriate,
will be discussed.
Clinical Programs and Patient Care
Burn Unit | Evans-Haynes
Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery | Center for Craniofacial Care
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Wound Healing | Wound Healing Center
Body Contouring (after weight loss surgery)
Our entire staff believes
in preserving and improving the quality
of human life through improved self
esteem, enhanced appearance, and restoration
or improvement of physical functioning.
Our success is measured in your satisfaction.
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery has an active research program with emphasis on wound
healing, microsurgery, nerve physiology,
craniofacial growth and fetal wound
healing, and new innovations in burn care.
of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
at Virginia Commonwealth University's
Medical College of Virginia Campus
prides itself on having one of the
best, well-balanced three-year Plastic
Surgery Residency programs available.
areas of trauma, craniofacial surgery,
maxillofacial surgery, hand surgery,
microsurgery, aesthetic surgery, breast
surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery
(with an international traveling component)
comprise this very diverse program.
include those at VCU's MCV Hospitals,
the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration
Medical Hospital (MVAMC), a joint hand
rotation between plastic surgery and
orthopedic surgery, utilizing the expertise
of all those doing hand surgery in the
Richmond community, and a community plastic
surgery rotation, which includes
the Children’s Hospital.
applicants will be considered for a combined
program of general and plastic surgery,
which will lead to board eligibility
in plastic surgery with a training period
of six years. An option will exist for
a resident to spend an additional two
years in our laboratory of tissue repair.
and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program
L. Pozez, MD, Leroy Smith Professor & Division Chair
Michael J. Feldman, MD, Director, Evans-Haynes Burn Center
Santosh Kale, MD, MBA
Ivette Klumb, MD, McGuire VA Hospital
Daniel Luppens, MD, Director, Cosmetic Surgery Practice
Jennifer Rhodes, MD; Director, Center for Cleft & Craniofacial Care
R. Yager, PhD (Research)
Lesley Coots, FNP
Valentina S. Lucas, NP, PhD
Shannon R. Davidson, NP
West Hospital, 16th Floor, North Wing
1200 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23298
P.O. Box 980154
Richmond, VA 23298-0154
Phone: (804) 828-3033
Fax: (804) 828-0489
top of page