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Douglas S. Rowe, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Dr. Douglas S. Rowe comes to Richmond Plastic Surgeons from Virginia Commonwealth University MCV/VCU Health System where he has been in active practice for the past eleven years. Prior to his years with VCU Health System, he was in private practice. He completed his Medical Degree at the University of Virginia and his residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Rowe is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and board certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Dr. Rowe is well known in the Richmond area for his many years of cosmetic surgical expertise.

Educational Background

  • Internship
    • Medical College of Virginia
  • Residency
    • Johnston-Willis Hospital, Surgery
  • Medical School
    • M.D. University of Virginia
  • Undergraduate
    • Virginia Military Institute, B.A.

Military Service

  • Rank
    • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Residencies
    • Surgery Resident, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
    • Plastic Surgery Resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
    • Plastic Surgery Resident Teaching Staff, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Memberships

  • Richmond Academy of Medicine
  • American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Virginia Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Society of Asthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons

Teaching Appointments

  • Teaching Staff, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1972-1976)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Virginia (1977-2001)
  • Professor, Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Virginia (2001-present)

Hospital Staff Appointments

  • Bon-Secours St. Marys Hospital
  • Columbia HCA – Henrico Doctors Hospital
  • Chippenham Medical Center
  • Johnston-Willis Hospital
  • Columbia HCA Retreat Hospital
  • Medical College of Virginia

Publications

  • “Carcinoma of Colon and Rectum”, American Journal of Surgery, 7/68, with J. Shelton Horseley, III, MD.
  • “Primary Abdominal Wall Reconstruction using Bilateral Groin Flaps”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 12/76, with John N. Bogart, MD.

Presentations

  • “Treatment of Rhinophyma with a Cordless Electric Dermatome” – Symposium of Military Plastic Surgery 1/74.
  • “Delayed Primary Implants Following Subcu-taneous Mastectomy” – Symposium Mililtary Plastic Surgery, 1976.
  • “Malar Pad Elevation by Suspension” – Senior author with Sharline Aboutanos, MD, Presented by Dr. Aboutanos at Plastic Surgery Senior Residents’ Conference, 2009, Presently being prepared for submission for publication.

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