Franziska Huettner,MD,PhD
Assistant Professor
Institute for Plastic Surgery





Patient Care

Dr. Franziska Huettner recently joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Surgery and a partner at The Institute for Plastic Surgery.  Dr. Huettner specializes in aesthetic surgery including facial, body contouring and breast, Synkinesis treatment for Bells palsy as well as general plastic surgery.

Prior to joining SIU, she completed a fellowship in aesthetic surgery at the Department of Plastic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic.  Dr. Huettner completed her residency in plastic surgery at the University of Alabama.  She also completed a PhD in Medical Sciences from FSU Jena, Thuringia, Germany. 

Dr. Huettner is board certified in general surgery.  She is an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS),   member of the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and Warren H. Cole Society, as well as a Candidate Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery.   

Her research interests include clinical outcomes research in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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