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Ahmed M Afifi, MD

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(608) 263-5008

MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Ahmed M Afifi, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive 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
  • 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]
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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 Jul 2.
    [PubMed ID: 26147022]
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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 Mar 26.
    [PubMed ID: 25815677]
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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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  • Evaluating current functional airway surgery during rhinoplasty: a survey of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
    Afifi AM, Kempton SJ, Gordon CR, Pryor L, Khalil AA, Sweeney WM, Kusuma S, Langevin CJ, Zins JE
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 2015 Apr; 39(2):181-90.
    [PubMed ID: 25631786]
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  • Free flap monitoring using an implantable anastomotic venous flow coupler: Analysis of 119 consecutive abdominal-based free flaps for breast reconstruction.
    Kempton SJ, Poore SO, Chen JT, Afifi AM
    Microsurgery 2015 Jul; 35(5):337-44.
    [PubMed ID: 25333860]
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  • A systematic review of distraction osteogenesis in hand surgery: what are the benefits, complication rates, and duration of treatment?
    Kempton SJ, McCarthy JE, Afifi AM
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):1120-30.
    [PubMed ID: 24776547]
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  • Abstract 96: the venous anastomotic flow-coupler for free flap monitoring: a prospective analysis of 85 microsurgical breast reconstruction cases.
    Kempton SJ, Chen J, Poore S, Afifi A
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl):111.
    [PubMed ID: 25942207]
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  • 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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