The Preferred Choice for Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery in Durham, NC

Donald P. Hanna, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who adheres to the highest ethical standards to provide personalized care to his cosmetic and reconstructive surgery patients. Furthermore, he creates comprehensive treatment plans to support the success of every procedure. Get the results you desire when you choose Dr. Hanna for plastic or cosmetic surgery in Durham, NC.

Dr. Hanna is one of the most experienced specialists in plastic surgery locally. He believes in ongoing education and stays up to date on the latest techniques and standards to provide you with optimal results. Furthermore, he takes care to conduct thorough exams before any procedure to ensure you are fit for surgery.

He understands that surgery is never routine to patients, no matter how many times he has personally performed a procedure. That is why he takes the time to carefully review your medical history, current health, and goals for your procedure before he agrees to any surgery.

About Dr. Donald P. Hanna

Since 1989, Dr. Donald P. Hanna has provided high-quality, one-on-one cosmetic and reconstructive care to thousands of patients. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, he adheres to the field’s highest standards and has a long track record of satisfied patients.

You may read about his education and credentials here. Don’t hesitate to contact our office with any questions you may have about Dr. Hanna, our staff, and the reconstructive and cosmetic surgery procedures we provide.

Schedule your first appointment with Dr. Hanna by contacting us. During your initial consultation, we will review your medical history and discuss your goals with you. We ensure our patients know what to expect from their treatment and recovery, as well as their likely results.

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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