Plastic Surgery

Brian Rinker, MD is Awarded The “BEST BREAST PAPER”

Dr. Rinker's manuscript, “The Use of Dermal Autograft as an Adjunct to Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders”(Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 130: 1179, 2012) has won “BEST BREAST PAPER” in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for calendar 2012. These awards are presented as part of the events for Plastic Surgery- The Meeting 2013 in San Diego... FULL STORY


Dr. Michael Lynch Wins Glancy Award

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Lynch, PGY5 plastic surgery resident, who was named the recipient of the prestigious Glancy Award at the Black Tie Dinner of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SEPSRS) in June. His paper entitled “Dermal Autografts as a Substitute for Acellular Dermal Matrices (ADM) in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Comparative... FULL STORY


Division Chief
Henry C. Vasconez, MD
William Stamps Farrish Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery
Program Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

The Board Certified Plastic Surgeons at UK Healthcare are merging art and science with uncompromising integrity. We provide a full complement of plastic and cosmetic services of high quality and excellent care to children and adults. In addition, we offer skin care and laser services, computer imaging, and computerized skin analysis.

Administrative Staff

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