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Mark Walsh, Jr., MD

Mark  Walsh, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

Dr. Walsh is an Assistant Professor of Surgery, and is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He completed his general surgery training at the University of Colorado followed by plastic surgery training at Duke University.

He is the author of multiple scientific articles and book chapters in the field of plastic surgery. He has also presented at several national and international meetings, including award winning presentations on the topics of rhinoplasty and wound healing. His interests include breast surgery, body contouring, facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery and rhinoplasty.


Plastic Surgery
Surgery (Board certified since 2008)

Areas of Clinical Interest:

aesthetics, breast reconstruction, breast surgery, cosmetic surgery, eyelid rejuvenation, facial plastic surgery, facial rejuvenation, facial surgery, liposuction, maxillofacial reconstruction, nasal surgery (rhinoplasty), oculoplastics, scar revision, adominoplasty, cysts, ulcer, wound care, hernia, hand surgery, otoplasty, weight loss reconstruction, burn injury, Mohs procedure, microsurgery


Medical SchoolBoston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

InternshipUniversity of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO

ResidencyUniversity of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO

FellowshipDuke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Organizational Memberships:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

American College of Surgeons

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Major or Recent Publications:

Zenn MR, Pribaz J, Walsh M. Use of the descending lateral femoral circumflex artery and vein for vascular graft- a better alternative to an a-v loop.  Plas Recon Surg. 2010 Jul;126(1):140-142.

Walsh MD, Bruno A, Onaitis M, Erdmann D, Wolfe W, Levin LS. The role of intrathoracic free flaps for chronic empyema. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91: 865 - 868.

Hadeed JG, Walsh MD, Pappas TN, Pestana IA, Tyler DS, Levinson H, Mantyh C, Jacobs DO, Lagoo-Deenadalayan SA, Erdmann D. Complex abdominal wall hernias: a new classification system and approach to management based on review of 133 consecutive patients. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):497-503.

Erdmann D, Walsh M, Earle SA. Use of the talon closure device in combination with a pectoralis turnover muscle flap for sternum nonunion. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):67e-69e.

Losken A, Zenn MR, Hammel JA, Walsh MD, Carlson GW. Assessment of zonal perfusion using intraoperative angiography during abdominal flap breast reconstruction. Plas Recon Surg. 2012 Apr;129(4):618e-24e.


Rollin Daniel Award, “Best Resident Paper”
Rhinoplasty Society, April 2010

Nicholas Georgiade Award, “Best Resident Paper"
North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons, October 2009

Research Grant
Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, 2008-09

Research Award
American College of Surgeons, 2004

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