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  • Peter Arnold, MD, PhD

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    Associate Professor
    Phone: (601) 984-5180
    Fax: (601) 984-5183


    A 1994 graduate of Davidson College, NC, Dr. Arnold received a PhD in anatomy and neurobiology from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, in 2000 and the MD from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, in 2004. He did residency training in plastic and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville from 2004-10.

    Arnold has coauthored more than a half-dozen articles in peer-reviewed publications and three book chapters, and his research interests have included botulinum toxin studies for further elucidation of mechanisms of action and clinical applications, the role of barbed suture in flexor tendon repair, the role of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of vascular disease processes in the hand and an evaluation of the effect of caffeine on free flap survival in the rat.

    Education and training

    • Davidson College - BA, 1990-94
    • University of Tennessee - PhD, anatomy  and neurobiology, 1996-2000
    • Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University - MD, 2000-04
    • University of Virginia - Resident, plastic and maxillofacial surgery, 2004-10