Division Of Plastic Surgery

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Mission

To provide our patients with State–of-the-Art quality patient care and up to date cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Having an academic post graduate training program; we are committed to teach our residents and students and encourage research in the field of plastic surgery.

Our standards are commensurate with those that are followed by the Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and its Faculty of Medicine.

Structure

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is currently headed by Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah and comprises 7 faculty members.  It offers all types of plastic surgery from reconstructive to cosmetic, including free flaps and microvascular reimplantations of fingers and digits.

The division also provides a highly sought-after and competitive 7-year residency program initiated in 1988 by Dr. Imad Kaddoura which received initial accreditation by the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2011, and ACGME-I accreditation in 2017.

Services/Procedures

This is accomplished by training our sub- specialty residents in management of soft tissue injuries; benign and malignant lesions of the skin, congenital deformities, burns, head and neck reconstruction, craniofacial surgery, surgery of the hand, microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. The graduates of this program are expected to possess an all rounded training as well as impeachable ethical standards to serve the country and the Middle East at large.

  • Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
    • Nose surgery
    • Botox injections
    • Facelift
    • Dermabrasion
    • Eyelid surgery
    • Liposuction
    • Forehead lift / brow lift 
    • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
    • Ear surgery
    • Breast enlargement
    • Breast lift
    • Hair transplant
    • Facial implants
    • Breast Reduction
    • Injectable fillers / fat injection
    • Men breast reduction (gynecomastia)
  • Reconstructive Surgery Procedures
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Cleft lip and cleft palate
    • Craniofacial surgery
    • Hand surgery
    • Microsurgery
    • Skin cancer
    • Tissue expanders
    • Scar revision

Faculty

NAME RANK Subspecialty
Abu-Sitta, Ghassan​​

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Head of division

Cleft lip and palate surgery

Craniofacial surgery (facial deformities)

Burns

Aesthetic surgery

Atiyeh, BisharaClinical Professor

Cosmetic Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Hand Surgery,

Reconstructive and Microsurgery, Burns

Bakhach, YoussefAssistant Professor of Clinical

Hand Surgery and congenital abnormalities

Reconstructive Microsurgery

Brachial plexus injuries

Aesthetic surgery

Ibrahim, AmirAssistant Professor of Clinical

Aesthetic surgery

Microsurgical reconstruction & Lymphedema surgery

Burn Surgery

Robotic Plastic Surgery

Kaddoura, ImadClinical Assistant ProfessorCosmetic breast surgery & reconstruction
Saba, SalimAssistant Professor of Clinical

Aesthetic surgery

Microsurgical reconstruction

Wound Care

Craniofacial and plastic surgery       

Shehadi, SameerEmeritus Professor

Reconstructive, cosmetic, pediatric, hand, craniofacial and

maxillofacial and head and neck surgery