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Institute for Plastic Surgery Welcomes New Chief

June 18, 2018

SIU Medicine welcomes Reuben A. Bueno Jr., MD, as chief of the Institute for Plastic Surgery. Bueno, board certified in plastic surgery and hand surgery, joins Drs. Berry, Calder, Cochran, Mailey, Neumeister, and Sommer at the Institute for Plastic Surgery. He returns to SIU after four years at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he served as the interim chair of plastic surgery, chief of pediatric plastic surgery, and director of the plastic surgery residency training program.

A graduate of Yale University and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Bueno has more than 20 years of experience in plastic surgery, hand surgery and pediatric plastic surgery.

Named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, Bueno specializes in:

•    Reconstructive plastic surgery
•    Surgery of the hand
•    Microsurgery
•    Burn and wound care
•    Facial palsy/facial reanimation
•    Pediatric plastic surgery
•    Peripheral nerve surgery