Our People

 

The Division of Plastic Surgery is a dedicated team whose expertise in education, research, clinical, and operative experience spans the entire field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. We are dedicated to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our Division and our training programs.

The primary faculty in Plastic Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics includes Jerrod Keith, MD (Division Director and Program Director), Takintope Akinbiyi, MD, Mark Fisher, MD, P.J. Hawkes, MD, and Kelly Ledbetter, MD.

During the training program, trainees also work with faculty in the Burn Center and in the Departments of Orthopedics (Hand Surgery), Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Oral Surgery.

Current Fellows

Third Year Fellow

Kendall Keck, portrait

Kendall Keck, MD

General Surgery Residency, University of Iowa

Second Year Fellow

Mike D. Dixon, MD

Michael Dixon, MD

General Surgery Residency, University of North Dakota

First Year Fellow

Catherine Coyne, MD

General Surgery Residency, University of Iowa

Faculty

Jerrod Keith, MD

Jerrod N. Keith, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Division Director
Program Director


Tope Akinbiyi, portrait

Takintope Akinbiyi, MD, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Kelly Ledbetter, portrait

Kelly Ledbetter, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Mark D. Fisher, MD

Mark D. Fisher, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 


Patrick Hawkes portrait

Patrick J. Hawkes, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Graduated Residents

Jeni Carr, MD

Jeni Carr, MD

Current Position: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.


PJ Hawkes portrait

PJ Hawkes, MD

Current Position: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Thathyana Fernandes Fensterer, MD, PhD

Thathyana Fernandes Fensterer, MD, PhD

Current Position: Medical Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baptist Health, Ky.


Ali Reza Abtahi, portrait

Ali Reza Abtahi, MD

Current Position: Private Practice, Texas


Iryna Chesnokova, MD

Current Position: Private Practice, Iowa