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Ahmed M Afifi, MD

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(608) 263-5008

600 Highland Avenue
Box 3236, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792

Ahmed M Afifi, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery


  • MD, Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt, 1995
  • Residency in Surgery, Cairo University Hospitals, 1997-2000
  • M. Sc in Surgery, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 2000
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial & Pediatric Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery & Microsurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2008
  • Fellowship in Aesthetic and Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2009
  • Research Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2010

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Afifi’s clinical practice covers general plastic and reconstructive surgery, with a special emphasis on partial and total breast reconstruction, surgery for migraine headaches, and microvascular surgery. He also has special interests in aesthetic surgery, including cosmetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation, and body contouring.

Dr. Afifi provides a wide range of services including Botox, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Brow Lift, Carpal Tunnel Release , Digital Replantation , Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Filler Injections, Hand Arthroplasty, Liposuction, Lower Eyelid Tuck, Microvascular Reconstruction , Nerve Repair, Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty), Surgery for Migraine Headaches, Tendon Repairs, Tummy Tuck, and Upper Eyelid Tuck.

Research Interests

Dr. Afifi’s research interests include outcomes and indications for partial and total breast reconstruction including oncoplastic techniques, functional rhinoplasty, and reconstruction of skull defects.

Recent Publications
  • Active range of motion outcomes after reconstruction of burned wrist and hand deformities.
    Afifi AM, Mahboub TA, Ibrahim Fouad A, Azari K, Khalil HH, McCarthy JE
    Burns 2016 Mar 3.
    [PubMed ID: 26947978]
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  • A Multi-Layered Needle Injection Simulator.
    Laufer S, Kempton SJ, Maciolek K, Terry A, Ray RD, Pugh CM, Afifi AM
    Stud Health Technol Inform 2016; 220():205-8.
    [PubMed ID: 27046579]
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  • Reconstructive surgery and patients with spinal cord injury: Perioperative considerations for the plastic surgeon.
    Israel JS, Carlson AR, Bonneau LA, Kempton SJ, King TW, Bentz ML, Afifi AM
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2016 Feb; 50(1):44-9.
    [PubMed ID: 26450444]
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  • Can Sonography Distinguish a Supraorbital Notch From a Foramen?
    Garg RK, Lee KS, Kohn SC, Baskaya MK, Afifi AM
    J Ultrasound Med 2015 Nov; 34(11):2089-91.
    [PubMed ID: 26432823]
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  • Nasolacrimal System Fractures: A Description of Radiologic Findings and Associated Outcomes.
    Garg RK, Hartman MJ, Lucarelli MJ, Leverson G, Afifi AM, Gentry LR
    Ann Plast Surg 2015 Oct; 75(4):407-13.
    [PubMed ID: 25815677]
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  • Evaluation of Migraine Surgery Outcomes Through Social Networking Sites.
    Egan KG, Israel JS, Ghasemzadeh R, Afifi AM
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):66-7.
    [PubMed ID: 26397573]
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  • Challenging Breast Augmentations: The Influence of Preoperative Anatomical Features on the Final Result.
    Bayram Y, Zor F, Karagoz H, Kulahci Y, Afifi AM, Ozturk S
    Aesthet Surg J 2016 Mar; 36(3):313-20.
    [PubMed ID: 26420774]
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  • Pterygoid Plate Fractures: Not Limited to Le Fort Fractures.
    Garg RK, Alsheik NH, Afifi AM, Gentry LR
    J Craniofac Surg 2015 Sep; 26(6):1823-5.
    [PubMed ID: 26147022]
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  • Microsurgical Technique Modifications: Practical Tips for Improving Precision.
    Bruce JG, Poore SO, Kempton SJ, Afifi AM
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2015 Jul; 3(7):e465.
    [PubMed ID: 26301154, PMC ID: 4527639]
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  • A novel classification of frontal bone fractures: The prognostic significance of vertical fracture trajectory and skull base extension.
    Garg RK, Afifi AM, Gassner J, Hartman MJ, Leverson G, King TW, Bentz ML, Gentry LR
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2015 May; 68(5):645-53.
    [PubMed ID: 25778872]
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