Dr. Wyndell Merritt is the 2018 Andrew M. Moore Visiting Professor for Plastic Surgery
The annual Andrew M. Moore Sr., MD Visiting Professor for 2018 was Dr. Wyndell Merritt, a clinical professor in the division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia. Dr. Merritt is also in private practice with an office in Henrico, Virginia.
Over two days, Dr. Merritt made four presentations, including a Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, Controversial Questions in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Commonsense Principles and Answers, on Friday morning and the annual Andrew Moore, Sr. MD Lecture, Chronic Pain: In the Head, the Heart, or the Hand?, later that morning.
He also participated in several intriguing case presentations from UK Plastic Surgery residents.
Dr. Merritt is greeted by Drs. Andrew Moore, II and John Michael Moore of Plastic Surgeons of Lexington. Their father, Andrew Moore, Sr., the namesake of the annual Plastic Surgery Visiting Professorship, was the first Plastic Surgeon in Lexington and the first faculty member in the UK Division of Plastic Surgery. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UKphoto
Dr. Wyndell Merritt quotes Dr. Paul Brand, an influential colleague, friend, and mentor, in his message on managing chronic pain and the vital importance of patient empathy.
Dr. Merritt, center, with the Division Chief of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Kant Lin, left, and the former chief, Dr. Henry Vasconez, right.