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Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency (Minnesota)

Meet The Faculty

Plastic surgery residents in the operating room at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.

Samir Mardini, M.D.

Samir Mardini, M.D.

  • Aesthetic surgery of the face and body
  • Craniofacial surgery for children and adults
  • Cleft lip and palate surgery
  • Facial reanimation
  • Functional muscle transfers for brachial plexus injuries
  • Perforator flap surgery
  • Reconstruction of finger amputations using microvascular transfer of toe flaps
  • Reconstruction of complex wounds
  • Reconstruction of the breast, abdominal and chest walls, esophagus, head, and neck
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Steven Moran, M.D.

Steven Moran, M.D.

  • Pediatric and congenital hand problems
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Wrist and hand arthritis
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Aparna Vijayasekaran, M.B.B.S.

Aparna Vijayasekaran, M.B.B.S.

  • Breast reconstruction, including microsurgical breast reconstruction
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery (includes DIEP flap and augmentation)
  • Aesthetic breast surgery
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • General reconstruction
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Uldis Bite, M.D.

Uldis Bite, M.D.

Interests

  • Craniofacial anomalies/surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Facial trauma
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facelift
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Orbital reconstruction
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Brian Carlsen, M.D.

Brian Carlsen, M.D.

Interests

  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
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Waleed Gibreel, M.B.B.S.

Waleed Gibreel, M.B.B.S.

Interests

  • Craniofacial clefts
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Craniofacial reconstructive surgery
  • Pediatric plastic surgery 
Christin Harless, M.D.

Christin Harless, M.D.

Interests

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Autologous breast reconstruction
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Breast and body contouring
  • Patient-reported outcomes
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Oscar Manrique, M.D.

Oscar Manrique, M.D.

Interests

  • Microsurgery
  • Perforator flaps
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Lymphedema
  • Gender confirmation surgery
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
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Jorys Martinez-Jorge, M.D.

Jorys Martinez-Jorge, M.D.

Interests

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Body contouring
  • Microsurgery
  • Laser surgery
  • General reconstruction
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Minh-Doan Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.

Minh-Doan Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.

Interests

  • Breast reconstruction, including microsurgical breast reconstruction
  • Aesthetic breast surgery
  • Body contouring
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Basel Sharaf, M.D., D.D.S.

Basel Sharaf, M.D., D.D.S.

Interests

  • Facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery
  • Minimally invasive facial surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Advanced microsurgical reconstruction
  • Craniofacial distraction
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Bill Tran, M.D.

Bill Tran, M.D.

  • Breast and lower extremity reconstruction
  • Microsurgery
  • Cosmetic surgery
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In addition to faculty from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, faculty members from these areas participate in your plastic surgery residency training at Mayo Clinic:

  • Trauma, critical care, and general surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Transplant surgery
  • Emergency medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Dermatology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Surgical intensive care unit