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Academics, research and patient care

Welcome to the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center, one of the oldest plastic surgery training programs in the country. Founded by Drs. Frank Masters and David Robinson in 1943, the program is designed to broadly educate residents in the art and science of plastic surgery and to perform innovative research.

Our Mission

Residency Program

The six-year integrated program includes two residents in each year of training and provides comprehensive training with progressive responsibility in all aspects of Plastic Surgery. Learn more.

Resident Interview dates: Saturday, November 10, 2018 and Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Video History of Plastic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center

The history of the Department can be traced to 1905, where its pioneers introduced innovative procedures and concepts.
Learn more in this video.


The Gene and Barbara Burnett Burn Center opened its doors as a designated and fully contained center in July
   Learn more in this video.

Last modified: Sep 17, 2020
Contact Us


To learn about our residency program, visit our website, call residency coordinator Kendra Harms at 913-588-1058, or send email.