About Cary Plastic Surgery in North Carolina

We Offer the Highest Ethical Standards

Dr. Hanna is a board-certified plastic surgeon who adheres to a high standard of excellence in personalized care to provide quality cosmetic and reconstructive services to our patients. He provides comprehensive treatment planning and follows strict standards to ensure your surgery will go smoothly and give the results you desire. Dr. Hanna complies with strict ethical standards to ensure each patient is a good candidate for plastic surgery in North Carolina.

Our experienced plastic surgeon in Raleigh, NC, is highly educated in his field. He strives to learn and understand all of the latest techniques and standards so he can provide our patients with optimal results and safe operating procedures. To ensure your safety, he conducts thorough exams before performing any procedure. He checks to make sure you are completely healthy to ensure your procedure goes well and you obtain the results you wanted at Cary Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Hanna also knows that surgery is never routine, no matter how many times he has performed a procedure. He will review your medical history, your current health, your expectations for the surgery, and your motivations for cosmetic surgery in North Carolina before he agrees to any procedure.

Our Office Provides a Positive Experience

Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as individuals is vital to our success. Dr. Hanna understands how uneasy some patients may feel about plastic surgery in North Carolina and how he can make a difference in providing a life changing and emotionally positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to ensure your consultation and surgery is as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

About Dr. Donald P. Hanna

Since 1989, Dr. Donald P. Hanna, our board-certified plastic surgeon in Raleigh, NC, has provided high quality, one-on-one cosmetic and reconstructive care to thousands of patients.

Medical & Undergraduate Education:
1975 – BS Microbiology
University of Michigan

Medical School:
1979 -- Wayne State University School Of Medicine

Post –Doctoral Training:
1979 – 1983 -- Surgical Internship PGY I through PGY V
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center

1984 --1986 – Plastic Surgery Fellow
Duke University Medical Center

6/85-11/85 Hand Surgery Fellowship
Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand Surgery
University Of Louisville

Academic Positions:
1979—1984 Clinical Assistant Instructor
Department of Surgery
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center

1985—1986 Instructor Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic, Reconstructive,
& Maxillofacial Surgery
Duke University

Board Certification:
American Board of Plastic Surgery

North Carolina & Michigan

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Board of General Surgery 1990-2000

Special Awards:
1979 – President Aesculapian Society
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Major Committees:
1975 -- President of the Freshman Class
Wayne State University School of Medicine
1976 – President of the Student Council
Wayne State University School of Medicine
1977 – Student Council Representative
Wayne State University School of Medicine

2009-2016 -- Cardinal Gibbons
Board of Trustees

Since January 1997 -- Member Wachovia/Wells Fargo
Southwest Wake/ Cary Advisory Board

1999-2005 Rex Hospital
Division Chief of Plastic Surgery

July --September 1986 -- Basic and Advanced Courses in Microsurgery
Robert D. Acland, M.D.
The University of Louisville Health Sciences Center

1986 – Poster:
Free vascularized Joint Transfers
Tsai, T.M. Hanna, D.P. presented at American Society for Surgery
Of the Hand in New Orleans



  • The Efficacy if Preventive Antibiotics in the Treatment of Open, Traumatic Wounds of the Hand Peacock, K. C., Breidenback, W.D., Hanna, D.P., Kirkpatrick, W., Lister, G.D., Firrell, J.W.D.
  • The Efficacy of Perioperative Cefamandole With Postoperative Cephalexin In The Primary Outpatient Treatment of Open Wounds Of The Hand
    Kenneth C Peacock, MD, Donald P. Hanna, MD, Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, Warren Breidenback, MD, Graham D. Lister, MD John Firrell, MD
  • Bacterial Contamination Associated with Common, Open Traumatic Head Wounds. Peacock, K. C., Breidenback, W.D., Hanna, D.P., Kirkpatrick, W., Lister, G.D., Firrell, J.W.D.
  • The Journal of Hand Surgery – Vol 13a, --1988 – Page G60-964 Vascularized Single Toe Joint Transfer to The Hand Paul R. Ellis, JD, MD, Donald P. Hanna, MD, Tau Min Tsai, MD The Journal of Hand Surgery—Vol 16, No.1-Jan. 1991 – Page 160-168
  • Chapter in Book:

  • Free Vascularized Joint Transfer
    Tsai, T.M., Hanna, D.P.
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery;
    Brunelli, MD, G. Steichin, J. MD
    Donald P. Hanna, MD
  • Contact Cary Plastic Surgery today at (919) 233-1933 or (984) 221-0404 to schedule a consultation for your reconstructive or cosmetic surgery in North Carolina.