Welcome to Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Whether elective or required, we pride ourselves on cultivating strong patient partnerships, combining skill with artistry to achieve naturally beautiful results.

The internationally recognized surgeons at the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery enjoy privileges at leading hospitals throughout the greater Richmond area. We are committed to preserving and improving the patient’s quality of life through improved self-esteem, enhanced appearance and restoration of functionality.

The division collaborates with VCU Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Human Genetics, Sculpture, and Orthodontics, and the VCU Simulation & Patient Safety Center.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at VCU Health

Message from the Chair

 Chair's Message

Message from the Chair

"We combine surgical skills and artistry with groundbreaking medical discoveries to bring our patients life-enhancing results."

Michael J. Feldman, MD
Interim Chair

Research

Director of Clinical Research

Paschalia_Lina_MountziarisOur Division has been actively involved in wound healing research for more than 30 years. All of our residents actively participate in research projects ranging from quality improvement studies to basic science to clinical studies in Plastic Surgery. Areas of interest include enhanced recovery, breast reconstruction, hand trauma, pediatric plastic surgery, and microsurgery. These projects are coordinated by our Director of Clinical Research, Paschalia Mountziaris, MD, PhD, and Lesley Coots, DNP, APRN-BC.

Paschalia Mountziaris, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Clinical Research 

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program

The plastic and reconstructive surgery resident experience includes training in areas of trauma, complex wound healing, craniofacial surgery, maxillofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, aesthetic surgery, breast surgery and pediatric plastic surgery. We also offer an international traveling component to our program.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program

Burn Surgery Fellowship Program

Our Burn Fellowship is a year-long commitment involving all aspects of burn care. This program is designed to provide multidisciplinary exposure to the art and science of burn surgery.

Burn Surgery Fellowship Program

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Team

Division Faculty

Mack Drake, DO, FACS

Mack Drake, DO, FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Mack Drake, DO, FACS

Mack Drake, DO, FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Burn surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Michael J. Feldman, MD

Michael J. Feldman, MD

Professor & Interim Division Chair

Michael J. Feldman, MD

Michael J. Feldman, MD

Professor & Interim Division Chair

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Medical Director of the Evans-Haynes Burn Center
B.W. Haynes Jr. Professorship in General and Trauma Surgery
Interim Chair, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Ivette Klumb, MD

Ivette Klumb, MD

Assistant Professor

Ivette Klumb, MD

Ivette Klumb, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Brian Q. Le,  MD

Brian Q. Le, MD

Assistant Professor & Residency Program Director

Brian Q. Le,  MD

Brian Q. Le, MD

Assistant Professor & Residency Program Director

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Interim Program Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive microsurgeon
Hand and upper extremity reconstructive surgeon
Burn surgeon

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Daniel P. Luppens, MD

Daniel P. Luppens, MD

Assistant Professor

Daniel P. Luppens, MD

Daniel P. Luppens, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgeon

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Plastic Surgery
7301 Forest Avenue
Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23226

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Research

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Research

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Microsurgery
Breast Surgery
Aesthetic Surgery
Post Traumatic and Oncologic Reconstruction
Hand Surgery

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Lauren Nigro, MD

Lauren Nigro, MD

Assistant Professor

Lauren Nigro, MD

Lauren Nigro, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Microsurgery
Breast Surgery
Aesthetic Surgery
Post Traumatic and Oncologic Reconstruction

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Andrea L. Pozez, MD

Andrea L. Pozez, MD

Leroy Smith Professor of Surgery

Andrea L. Pozez, MD

Andrea L. Pozez, MD

Leroy Smith Professor of Surgery

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic & reconstructive surgeon specializing in:
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Reconstructive and cosmetic surgery
Microsurgery
Breast Surgery
Hand Surgery
Wound Healing

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Jennifer L. Rhodes, MD

Jennifer L. Rhodes, MD

Professor

Jennifer L. Rhodes, MD

Jennifer L. Rhodes, MD

Professor

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Cleft, Craniofacial, and Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Medical Director, Center for Craniofacial Care, Children's Hospital of Richmond
Director Vascular Malformations Multidisciplinary Team

Phone: 804-828-3033

Address/Location:
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Contact Us

Michael J. Feldman, MD
Interim Chair, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
michael.feldman@vcuhealth.org

Tina Cary
Associate Administrator
tina.hamlet@vcuhealth.org
804-828-5320

Brandon Young
Division Supervisor
brandon.young1@vcuhealth.org
804-628-5636

Office Location
West Hospital
16th Floor, North Wing

Mailing Address
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

Phone: (804) 828-3033
Fax: (804) 828-0489