Plastic Surgery/Hand Fellowship

Dr. SongcharoenAs the program director, I want to welcome you to our plastiic surgery/hand fellowship program at UMMC. Click here for specific information regarding the application process.

The goal of this program is to enhance and broaden the skills of the fellow in diagnosis and management of the upper extremity injuries. The fellow will learn the diagnosis of hand injuries, diseases and afflictions while learning to perform appropriate surgical and non-surgical management, follow-up care and rehabilitation with supervised hands-on experience training.

This fellowship covers the full range of hand surgery - tendon repair and reconstruction, tumors/ nerve repair and reconstruction, infections, vascular injuries and disorders, and microvascular surgery. The goal of our program is to enhance and broaden the skills of our current fellow and our recent graduates in the diagnosis and management of the upper extremities.

Fellows have a schedule with plastic surgeons at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the VA, and rotate with members of the Department of Orthopaedics and several members of the community. Fellows give weekly conference and participate in the formal management of patients and gets involved in clinical planning and treatment.

We are proud of our fellowship, and we welcome each of you.

Somprasong Songcharoen, MD
Program Director
Plastic Surgery/Hand Fellowship

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Program faculty

  • Peter Arnold, MD, PhD - Hand microsurgery, general reconstruction
  • Carolyn Cushing, MD - Hand
  • Ricky P. Clay, MD - Pediatric plastic surgery
  • Richard L. Hutchison, MD - Hand
  • Benjamin C. McIntyre, Md, FACS - Plastic, reconstructive surgery