Wesley Thayer, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Body Contouring, Congenital Hand Deformities and other Birth Defects, General Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Hemangiomas, Melanoma, and Microvascular Surgery.

Education:

  • 2004 – Residency, Surgery – University of Virginia
  • 2000 – M.D., magna cum laude – Emory University Medical Scientist Training Program
  • 2000 – Ph.D., Immunology – Emory University Medical Scientist Training Program
  • 1993 – B.S., Biomedical Engineering, summa cum laude – University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Postdoctorial Training:

  • 2008 – Fellowship, Microsurgery and Hand Surgery – University of Alabama – Birmingham
  • 2007 – Fellowship, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • 2005 – Chief Resident – University of Virginia

Certifications and Licensure:

  • 2011 – Certificate of added Qualification in Hand Surgery
  • 2009 – Board Certified, Plastic Surgery, The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • 2006 – Board Certified, General Surgery, The American Board of Surgery
  • Medical Licensure: Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia