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.

Education:
Undergraduate:
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

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

Fellowship:
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 Medical Center

Board Certification:
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1989 - Present
American Board of General Surgery, 1990 - Present

Licensure:
1984 North Carolina
1983 Michigan

Other Positions Held:
1973 - Tutor of Chemistry - University of Michigan
1974 - Tutor of Basic Algebra - Nigeria, Africa
1975 - Tutor of Biochemistry - University of Michigan
1975 - Tutor of English - Paris, France

Societies:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
North Carolina Medical Society

Professional Activities:
Cardinal Gibbons Board of Trustees, 2009 - 2016
Member Wells Fargo, 1/31/1997 - Present
South Wake/Cary Advisory Board
Division Chief of Plastic Surgery, 1999 - 2005
Rex Hospital
Chief of Surgery, 1993 - 1994; 2001 - 2001
Wake Med Cary Hospital
Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery, 1998 - 1999
Wake Med Cary Hospital
Chair, Department of Surgery, 2000 - 2001
Wake Med Cary Hospital
President-Elect of Medical Staff (Medical Executive Committee), 2002
Wake Med Cary Hospital
President-Elect of Medical Staff (Medical Executive Committee), 2003 - 2004
Wake Med Cary Hospital
President-Elect of Medical Staff (Medical Executive Committee), 2005 - 2006
Wake Med Cary Hospital
President-Elect of Medical Staff (Medical Executive Committee), 2007 - 2010
Wake Med Cary Hospital

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

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

Courses:
Basic and Advanced Courses in Microsurgery
Robert D. Acland, M.D.
The University of Louisville Health Sciences
Center, July - September 1985

Presentations:
1986 – Poster:
Free Vascularized Joint Transfers
Tsu Min Tsai MD and Donald P. Hanna MD presented at
American Society for Surgery of the Hand in New Orleans
February 1986

Publications:

Articles:

  • 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
  • The Journal of Hand Surgery - Vol. 13a-1998-page 960-964.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10,/1016/0363-5023(88)90281-X
  • Vascular Single Toe Joint Transfer to the Hand
    Paul R. Ellis JD, MD, Donald P. Hanna MD, Tsu Min Tsai MD
    The Journal of Hand Surgery - Vol. 16, No. 1-Jan. 1991-page 160-168.
  • Chapter in Book:
    Free Vascularized Joint Transfers
    Tsu Min Tsai MD, Donald P. Hanna MD
    Reconstructive Microsurgery; G. Brunelli MD, L. Steinchin MD

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.

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