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

Surgery Education

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program 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.

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Research

Our division has an active research program with an emphasis on wound healing, microsurgery, nerve physiology, craniofacial growth, fetal wound healing and new innovations in burn care.

Introducing Our Interim Chair

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Introducing Our Interim Chair

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

— Michael J. Feldman, MD

VCU Health Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

New Faculty Announcement

Join us as we welcome our new faculty to the Division:

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Team

Division Faculty

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

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

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Paschalia “Lina” Mountziaris, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

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

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, M.D.
Interim Chair, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
michael.feldman@vcuhealth.org

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

Nicole Palat
Division Supervisor
nicole.palat@vcuhealth.org
804-628-1559

Office Location
West Hospital
16th Floor, North Wing

Mailing Address
Box 980154
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154

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