Ahmed M. Afifi, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
After graduating from medical school in 1995, Dr. Afifi trained at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, the University of New Mexico, Albequerque, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania and Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. Following his general and plastic surgery residency, he completed three subspecialty fellowships in aesthetic and breast surgery, hand and microsurgery and craniofacial surgery. He also completed a clinical research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and was an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Cairo University.
His practice at UW Health covers general plastic and reconstructive surgery, with a special emphasis on partial and total breast reconstruction, surgery for migraine headaches and microvascular surgery. Dr. Afifi also sees patients at Transformations, our state-of-the-art facility on the far west side of Madison, where his practice is devoted to aesthetic surgery, including cosmetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation and body contouring.
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Aesthetic and Breast Reconstruction Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
Cairo University, Egypt, 1995
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
- Botox® and Fillers
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Implant Removal
- Breast Reconstruction
- Breast Reconstruction with Implants
- Breast Reduction
- Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
- Cosmetic Laser Services
- Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Hand Surgery
- Latissimus Dorsi Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Limb Salvage Surgery
- Microsurgery for Plastic and Reconstructive Procedures
- Migraine Surgery
- Nerve Repair
- Nipple Areola Reconstruction
- Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
- Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator (SGAP) Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Tendon Repair
- TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Transverse Upper Gracilis (TUG) Flap Breast Reconstruction
- Trauma Injury Reconstruction
- Tummy Tuck
Israel JS Mandel BA Bentz ML Afifi AM .
Tweeting all surgeons: update your facebook status, enhance your reputation, and "pin" your practice on the wild, wild web. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May;131(5):865e-8e
[PubMed ID: 23629141]
Noreldin AA Abd Elhamid AM Hashem AM Afifi AM .
A pilot study on the use of injection lipolysis in visceral adipose tissues. Aesthet Surg J. 2013 Mar;33(3):431-5
[PubMed ID: 23439061]
Hassan M Said K El-Hamamsy I Abdelsalam S Afifi A Hosny H Yacoub M .
Giant congenital left atrial appendage aneurysm. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 29;61(4):478
[PubMed ID: 23347782]
Afifi A Elguindy A .
The RIME trial: Are we closer to the answer of when to repair ischemic mitral regurgitation? Glob Cardiol Sci Pract. 2013;2013(2):127-9
[PubMed ID: 24689010]
Afifi AM Alghoul M Zor F Kusuma S Zins JE .
Comparison of the transpalpebral and endoscopic approaches in resection of the corrugator supercilii muscle. Aesthet Surg J. 2012 Feb;32(2):151-6
[PubMed ID: 22328686]
Elguindy AM Afifi A .
PCI versus CABG in patients with complex coronary artery disease: Time for reconciliation? Glob Cardiol Sci Pract. 2012;2012(2):18-20
[PubMed ID: 24688986]
Afifi A Nakaguchi T .
Liver segmentation approach using graph cuts and iteratively estimated shape and intensity constrains. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2012;15(Pt 2):395-403
[PubMed ID: 23286073]
Smith DM Cooper GM Afifi AM Mooney MP Cray J Rubin JP Marra KG Losee JE .
Regenerative surgery in cranioplasty revisited: the role of adipose-derived stem cells and BMP-2. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov;128(5):1053-60
[PubMed ID: 22030488]
Raja SG Kostolny M Oswal N Afifi A Mimic B Sullivan ID de Leval MR Tsang VT .
Midterm follow-up of arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum and left-ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Oct;40(4):994-9
[PubMed ID: 21376614]
Richards AA Afifi AM Moneim MS .
Four-corner fusion and scaphoid excision using headless compression screws for SLAC and SNAC wrist deformities. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2011 Jun;15(2):99-103
[PubMed ID: 21606782]
Afifi AM Djohan R Sweeney W Brooks S Connolly J Gordon CR Papay FA Zins JE .
Long-Term Follow-up of a Tessier Number 5 Facial Cleft. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2011 Mar;4(1):35-42
[PubMed ID: 22379505]
Sweeney WM Afifi AM Zor F Acikel CH Bozkurt M Grykien C Siemionow M Zins JE Papay FA Krokowicz L .
Anatomic survey of arachnoid foveolae and the clinical correlation to cranial bone grafting. J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Jan;22(1):118-21
[PubMed ID: 21187766]
Alghoul MS Gordon CR Yetman R Buncke GM Siemionow M Afifi AM Moon WK .
From simple interrupted to complex spiral: a systematic review of various suture techniques for microvascular anastomoses. Microsurgery. 2011 Jan;31(1):72-80
[PubMed ID: 21207502]
Gordon CR Pryor L Afifi AM Gatherwright JR Evans PJ Hendrickson M Bernard S Zins JE .
Hand surgery volume and the US economy: is there a statistical correlation? Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Nov;65(5):471-4
[PubMed ID: 20948427]
Afifi AM Gordon CR Pryor LS Sweeney W Papay FA Zins JE .
Calcium phosphate cements in skull reconstruction: a meta-analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct;126(4):1300-9
[PubMed ID: 20885250]
Engel SJ Afifi AM Zins JE .
Botulinum toxin injection pain relief using a topical anesthetic skin refrigerant. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Sep;63(9):1443-6
[PubMed ID: 19716355]
Afifi A Djohan RS Hammert W Papay FA Barnett AE Zins JE .
Lessons learned reconstructing complex scalp defects using free flaps and a cranioplasty in one stage. J Craniofac Surg. 2010 Jul;21(4):1205-9
[PubMed ID: 20613618]
Gordon CR Pryor L Afifi AM Benedetto PX Langevin CJ Papay F Yetman R Zins JE .
Cosmetic surgery volume and its correlation with the major US stock market indices. Aesthet Surg J. 2010 May-Jun;30(3):470-5
[PubMed ID: 20601580]
Pryor LS Gage E Langevin CJ Herrera F Breithaupt AD Gordon CR Afifi AM Zins JE Meltzer H Gosman A Cohen SR Holmes R .
Review of bone substitutes. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2009 Oct;2(3):151-60
[PubMed ID: 22110809]
Afifi AM Medoro A Salas C Taha MR Cheema T .
A cadaver model that investigates irreducible metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation. J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Oct;34(8):1506-11
[PubMed ID: 19703736]