Division Chief Dr. Justin Sacks gives an overview and information about Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
When You Need It
We are committed to offering exceptional care to those in need of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Our specialists, leaders in their fields, will work closely with all those involved in your health care to ensure a treatment plan that fully addresses your needs. We see patients on the Washington University Medical Campus and at many other locations in Missouri and Illinois. Whether you seek care for yourself, a child or family member, you’ll receive the compassion and expertise you deserve.
Saving Limbs Takes Teamwork, Time and Tenacity
Noah was just six years old when he walked up behind someone mowing the lawn. As the lawnmower was backed up, Noah’s foot was caught underneath it. Four years later, Noah has recovered so well he’s running cross country.
Advancing Health Through Research
From Bench to Bedside
Our research improves the health of our communities — locally, nationally and globally.
Surgeons and trainees come from around the world to participate in research at our renowned institution, bringing their greatest clinical challenges to the lab. Working together, we improve patient care one discovery at a time.
Million in Active Research Grants
CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDIES
WORLD’S FIRST SUCCESSFUL NERVE TRANSFER
IN PERIPHERAL NERVE RESEARCH
Teaching Techniques, Transforming Health
Training Leaders in Plastic Surgery
Integrated plastic surgery residencies and fellowships provide a vast array of inpatient and outpatient training experiences for future physicians as well as opportunities in medical research.
Our residency program provides advanced didactic and diverse rotations to trainees wanting to gain expertise in a subspecialty of their choice. By the end of the program, they have the skills and confidence to work autonomously.
Meet Our Residents
Ema Zubovic, MD
Zubovic is a PGY-5 Plastic Surgery resident originally from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
John Felder, MD and his colleagues are developing a limb salvage service.
Every gift, no matter the size, helps supports our mission.
We are committed to applying knowledge through cutting-edge medical care, discovering knowledge as a top-rated research center, and imparting knowledge by providing the best possible educational experiences for our medical students, residents and fellows