Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
The Vanderbilt Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship is a one-year program designed for physicians interested in specialized training for facial plastic and reconstructive procedures. As a top-tier national program, the Vanderbilt Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship is accredited by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is offered through the San Francisco (SF) Match Program. The fellowship provides academic exposure, clinical and basic science research opportunities, and a robust surgical and private practice experience.
- Wm. Russell Ries, MD, FACS - Professor
- Scott J. Stephan, MD - Assistant Professor
- Mark Clymer, MD - Associate Clinical Professor
- Shiayin F. Yang, MD - Assistant Professor
- Priyesh N. Patel, MD - Assistant Professor
The Vanderbilt Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship allows physicians to master the full range of cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic procedures, including surgical and non-surgical treatments. Examples of procedures that fellows perform include:
- Mohs reconstruction
- Scar management
- Facial reanimation
- Microtia repair
- Aging face
- Maxillofacial trauma
In addition, fellows receive a faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, giving them experience and leadership in the academic setting. Fellows have patient care privileges at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, the VA Hospital, and Cool Springs Surgery Center. The fellow will also spend one day per week with Dr. Mark Clymer and his dedicated cosmetic surgery practice.