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LuAnn Shay cares for men, women and children with a wide variety of reconstructive and cosmetic concerns and needs. LuAnn partners with Dr. John Siebert and Dr. Venkat Rao to help patients receive seamless, comprehensive care. LuAnn takes the time to listen to her patients and provides consultations, pre-operative education and health assessment and post-operative care and management of minor surgical complications. She also makes recommendations for management and follow-up regarding patient concerns or questions. She works in both the clinic (independently and with her partners) and assists in the operating room. LuAnn specializes in cosmetic surgery and procedures, plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery.

Specialties

Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

UW Health Clinics

Transformations
(608) 836-9990 | (866) 447-9990 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications NCCPA
Education University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

About Physician Assistants (PA-Cs)

At UW Health, physician assistants work together on teams with physicians to provide direct medical care to patients of all ages across primary, specialty, hospital and long-term care settings. A physician assistant is an advanced practice provider (APP) with a bachelor's or master's degree. They have education, training and certification in a medical model of care that focuses on the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of common and complex medical conditions. They are licensed and board-certified to provide medical care with the supervision of a physician. Physician Assistants are also referred to as advanced practice providers (APPs) and PA-C (certified physician assistant).

For more information about Physician Assistants, please see our brochure.
Research

LuAnn works with Dr. John Siebert studying patterns of gene expression in patients with Romberg's hemifacial atrophy to elucidate mechanisms behind the disease. This is in effort to help identify the most appropriate and effective treatments for patients with this condition.