Chief of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Dumanian combines excellent training with a caring and attentive bedside manner. He is Chief and Program Director of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. He is professor of surgery, with adjunct appointments as professor in neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery. He lectures nationally on repair of the abdominal wall. His groundbreaking work on the bionic arm procedure for arm amputees was featured on the cover of the prestigious journal Lancet and in the New Yorker Magazine. His specialties include state of the art reconstructive breast surgery after cancer treatment (DIEP flaps), aesthetic surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, hand surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery.
Dr. Gregory Dumanian, a native Chicagoan, graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, and trained at the finest medical programs in the country. After graduating with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed a five-year residency in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He followed this with three years of plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh, one of the premier plastic surgery programs in the country. He then completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the Curtis Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
- Surgery: certified in 1993 and 2003
- Plastic surgery: certified in 1998 and 2007
- Hand surgery: certified in 1999 and 2008
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
- Children's Memorial Hospital
- Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago
- Jesse Brown Veteran's Administration Medical Center (chief)
- Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago