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Ahmed M Afifi, MD

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(608) 265-2535

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
  • Reply: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: The Role of Upper Airway and Facial Skeletal Surgery.
    Garg RK, King TW, Sanchez R, Afifi AM
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2017 Jun; 139(6):1378e-1379e.
    [PubMed ID: 28538589]
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  • Response to: Comment to "No-Drain Single Incision Liposuction Pull-Through Technique for Gynecomastia".
    Khalil AA, Ibrahim A, Afifi AM
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 2017 Apr 03.
    [PubMed ID: 28374289]
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  • Quantitative Assessment of Tension Reduction at the Midline Closure During Abdominal Component Separation.
    Afifi AM, Hartmann E, Talaat A, Alfotooh AA, Omar OS, Mareei S, Sanchez R, Kempton SJ
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2017 May; 224(5):954-961.
    [PubMed ID: 28153601]
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  • No-Drain Single Incision Liposuction Pull-Through Technique for Gynecomastia.
    Khalil AA, Ibrahim A, Afifi AM
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 2017 Apr; 41(2):298-303.
    [PubMed ID: 28032170]
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  • Disparities in Utilization of Jaw Surgery for Treatment of Sleep Apnea: A Nationwide Analysis.
    Garg RK, Shan Y, Havlena JA, Afifi AM
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Dec; 4(12):e1047.
    [PubMed ID: 28293491, PMC ID: 5222636]
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  • Evaluation of Migraine Surgery Outcomes through Social Media.
    Egan KG, Israel JS, Ghasemzadeh R, Afifi AM
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Oct; 4(10):e1084.
    [PubMed ID: 27826478, PMC ID: 5096533]
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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: The Role of Upper Airway and Facial Skeletal Surgery.
    Garg RK, Afifi AM, Sanchez R, King TW
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2016 Oct; 138(4):889-98.
    [PubMed ID: 27673521]
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  • 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 Jun; 42(4):783-9.
    [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; 50(1):44-9.
    [PubMed ID: 26450444]
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