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Ahmed M Afifi, MD

Contact Dr. Afifi

E-mail:
afifi@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-2535

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
CLINICAL SCIENCE CENTER
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Ahmed M Afifi, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Education

  • 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
  • Tweeting all surgeons: update your facebook status, enhance your reputation, and "pin" your practice on the wild, wild web.
    Israel JS, Mandel BA, Bentz ML, Afifi AM
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2013 May; 131(5):865e-8e.
    [PubMed ID: 23629141]
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  • A pilot study on the use of injection lipolysis in visceral adipose tissues.
    Noreldin AA, Abd Elhamid AM, Hashem AM, Afifi AM
    Aesthet Surg J 2013 Mar; 33(3):431-5.
    [PubMed ID: 23439061]
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  • Comparison of the transpalpebral and endoscopic approaches in resection of the corrugator supercilii muscle.
    Afifi AM, Alghoul M, Zor F, Kusuma S, Zins JE
    Aesthet Surg J 2012 Feb; 32(2):151-6.
    [PubMed ID: 22328686]
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  • Regenerative surgery in cranioplasty revisited: the role of adipose-derived stem cells and BMP-2.
    Smith DM, Cooper GM, Afifi AM, Mooney MP, Cray J, Rubin JP, Marra KG, Losee JE
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5):1053-60.
    [PubMed ID: 22030488]
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  • Four-corner fusion and scaphoid excision using headless compression screws for SLAC and SNAC wrist deformities.
    Richards AA, Afifi AM, Moneim MS
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 2011 Jun; 15(2):99-103.
    [PubMed ID: 21606782]
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  • Long-Term Follow-up of a Tessier Number 5 Facial Cleft.
    Afifi AM, Djohan R, Sweeney W, Brooks S, Connolly J, Gordon CR, Papay FA, Zins JE
    Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr 2011 Mar; 4(1):35-42.
    [PubMed ID: 22379505, PMC ID: 3208340]
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  • From simple interrupted to complex spiral: a systematic review of various suture techniques for microvascular anastomoses.
    Alghoul MS, Gordon CR, Yetman R, Buncke GM, Siemionow M, Afifi AM, Moon WK
    Microsurgery 2011 Jan; 31(1):72-80.
    [PubMed ID: 21207502]
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  • Lessons learned reconstructing complex scalp defects using free flaps and a cranioplasty in one stage.
    Afifi A, Djohan RS, Hammert W, Papay FA, Barnett AE, Zins JE
    J Craniofac Surg 2010 Jul; 21(4):1205-9.
    [PubMed ID: 20613618]
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  • Cosmetic surgery volume and its correlation with the major US stock market indices.
    Gordon CR, Pryor L, Afifi AM, Benedetto PX, Langevin CJ, Papay F, Yetman R, Zins JE
    Aesthet Surg J 2010 May-Jun; 30(3):470-5.
    [PubMed ID: 20601580]
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  • Nasal tip complications of primary cleft lip nasoplasty.
    Alef M, Irwin C, Smith D, Afifi A, Jiang S, Vecchione L, Ford M, Decesare GE, Deleyiannis FW, Losee JE
    J Craniofac Surg 2009 Sep; 20(5):1327-33.
    [PubMed ID: 19816250]
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