Welcome to Penn State Plastic Surgery
Penn State Plastic Surgery is at the forefront of plastic surgery education by establishing the most comprehensive education program that meets the realities of a changing healthcare system.
We have embarked in a five-year plan that includes involvement of the division in all the areas expected of a successful clinical department. Our faculty is fully invested in the medical student curricula, both in its teaching and student selection
By providing a remarkable educational and learning environment, Penn State Hershey Plastic Surgery produces excellent clinical Plastic Surgeons and Clinician Scientists capable of addressing unsolved problems anywhere in the world.
Screening questions fail to identify teens at risk for hearing loss
Subjective screening questions do not reliably identify teenagers who are at risk for hearing loss, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The results suggest that objective hearing tests should be refined for this age group to replace screening questions.More...
The Medical Minute: Enterovirus D68 expected to fade away into winter
Late every summer and into every fall, enteroviruses bring a host of unpleasant ailments. This year, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been making headlines for its potentially severe symptoms in children, causing some alarm among parents.More...
Mets earns top educator honors with SEA/Duke Award
Dr. Berend Mets, Eric A. Walker Professor and chairman of anesthesiology at Penn State Hershey, has earned top educator honors by receiving the Society for Education in Anesthesia SEA/Duke Award.More...
Drop Your Drawers celebrates life-changing weight loss
Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss held its annual Fall Social and Drop Your Drawers event Oct. 16. Patients and guests enjoyed an evening celebrating the life-changing outcomes that surgical weight loss procedures can help to facilitate.More...