Welcome to Penn State Plastic Surgery
Penn State Plastic Surgery is at the forefront of plastic surgery education by establishing the most comprehensive education program that meets the realities of a changing healthcare system.
We have embarked in a five-year plan that includes involvement of the division in all the areas expected of a successful clinical department. Our faculty is fully invested in the medical student curricula, both in its teaching and student selection
By providing a remarkable educational and learning environment, Penn State Hershey Plastic Surgery produces excellent clinical Plastic Surgeons and Clinician Scientists capable of addressing unsolved problems anywhere in the world.
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.More...
Penn State College of Medicine awarded $1 million AMA grant
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious $1 million grant by the American Medical Association as part of a program aimed at transforming the way the physicians of tomorrow are trained.More...
Penn State Hershey entrepreneurs win first 'startup boot camp' awards
Dr. Joseph Sassani, ophthalmologist at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and professor of ophthalmology and pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, is the winner of The TechCelerator@Hershey’s inaugural Eight Week Boot Camp program for promising entrepreneurs.More...
Collaborative Hershey and University Park medical service trip
This spring brought the first collaborative spring break service trip for University Park undergraduates and Hershey medical students and physicians.More...