017Surgery Vasconez Plastics

Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery (Emeritus)

Areas of Interest
plastic surgery, facial rejuvenation, reconstructive, aesthetic, endoscopy

Biography

Luis O. Vasconez, M.D., established the Division of Plastic Surgery at UAB in 1985. He was chief of the division since its inception until 2010. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions in reconstructive and breast surgery with muscle and musculo-cutaneou flaps as well as in aesthetic surgery with endoscopy and facial rejuvenation.

Publications

Over 200 peer reviewed publications 5 books and innumerable videotapes of surgical procedures

Societies

  • American Surgical Society
  • Southern Surgical Society
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Board Member and Examiner of The American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education

Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine

Graduate
Strong Memorial Hospital

Residency
University of Florida/Shands Hospital

Residency
Strong Memorial Hospital

Contact

Campus Address
JNWB 103

Phone
(205) 934-2307

Email
lvasconez@uabmc.edu