Galen Perdikis, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Chair
Department of Plastic Surgery
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Room / Suite
Phone: (615) 936-0198
FAX: (615) 936-0167

Dr. Perdikis joins our surgical faculty as Chair and Professor of Plastic Surgery after holding the positions of Professor and Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery and Medical Director for the Mayo College of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. His clinical areas of interest include breast reconstruction, aesthetic surgery, revisional aesthetic surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery including the surgical management of lymphedema.

Dr. Perdikis is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS), and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He has served as president of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, as a Board Trustee for SESPRS and currently is Co-Chair of the Practice Management Committee of ASPS. 

Research interest

Dr. Perdikis research interests include breast reconstruction outcomes and preoperative planning, communication and safety in surgery, facial aesthetics, and fat grafting. He has presented and been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally.


Perdikis received his medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He served as house officer at Groote Schurr Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, and senior house officer at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom. He completed a general surgery residency and a research fellowship at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, as well as a fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Dr. Perdikis see patients at:

Adult Plastic Surgery
The Vanderbilt Clinic, Suite 3701
1301 Medical Center Dr.
Appointments 615-322-2350
(615) 343-2552

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
343 Franklin Rd., Suite 108
Brentwood, TN 37207-5250
Phone: (615) 936-2700
Fax: (615) 343-2552

Vanderbilt Executive Wellness & Concierge Medicine
3807 Cleghorn Ave., Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 936-7100

Meet Dr. Perdikis