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PATRICK MAXWELL, M.D.

Dr. Patrick is a world-renowned plastic surgeon known for his achievements in breast and aesthetic surgeries. A graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he is a pioneer of microsurgery and the field of breast reconstruction. Dr. Maxwell invented the textured tissue expander (used worldwide for breast reconstruction for the last 20 years), worked with Allergan to create a series of breast implants, and developed “flap” procedures. He founded Baptist Hospital Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery in Nashville, Tennessee, has written over 100 scientific articles, and has lectured and performed live surgical demonstrations in over 20 countries. He holds 10 US patents (with seven more pending) for medical devices and has received numerous professional awards—most recently including the U.S. Congressional Recognition of Merit, Clinician of the Year Award by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the Presidential Award from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.