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Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Tae Chong joins P & R Faculty

Dr. Tae ChongThe Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is pleased to introduce our newest faculty member, Dr. Tae Chong.

Dr. Tae Chong is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Colorado, Dr. Chong was the director of reconstructive surgery at Parkland Hospital and was the associate program director at the University of Texas Southwestern (Dallas). There he taught the latest techniques in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. His focus on both the functional and aesthetic restoration of the patient is tailored for each individual.

Dr. Chong trained in general surgery at the University of Virginia and continued his plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh. He continues to be involved in basic science and clinical research in cosmetic surgery, cancer reconstruction, wound healing, and transplantation.

(March 2015)

Click to visit CU Plastic Surgery website.

A group of providers from our Division, led by Dr. Brooke French, recently launched CU Plastic Surgery, a new clinic at the Anschutz Health & Wellness Center. The clinic focuses on cosmetic surgery, noninvasive aesthetic procedures, and related products. Starting with its grand opening in mid-March, the clinic has done a brisk business. Visit the website.

(March 2014)

Dr. Fred Deleyiannis

Dr. Deleyiannis leads mission to aid Guatemalan children

In January 2014, Dr. Fred Deleyiannis headed a surgical team that traveled to Guatemala to perform reconstructive ear surgery on children born without ears (a condition known as microtia). This is the 13th consecutive year that Dr. Deleyiannis has travelled to Guatemala, and the second annual trip that has focused solely on microtia surgery. Read more in UCHealth Insider.

Two CU Plastic Surgeons make 5280 “Top Docs” List

Congratulations to Dr. Mickey Gordon and Dr. Frederic Deleyiannis for making 5280 Magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2012. You will find Dr. Gordon listed under Surgery of the Hand and Dr. Deleyiannis under Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck. You can see the full listing online.

Wound/Ostomy Care Clinic Opens

In August 2012, the new Wound/Ostomy Care Practice opened on the sixth floor of the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion under the leadership of Dr. Michael Gordon.

With the debut of this new clinic, UCH has met a long-awaited goal of integrating wound care between its inpatient units and outpatient practices. Read more in UCH Insider.