About Cary Plastic Surgery: The Lead in North Carolina Plastic Surgery Clinics

Highest Ethical Standards

Dr. Hanna, one of the superior quality Board Certified plastic surgeons in NC, adheres to a high standard of excellence in personalized care to provide quality cosmetic enhancement services to our patients. He provides comprehensive treatment planning and follows strict standards that ensure your surgery will go smoothly and provide the results you want. Dr. Hanna complies with strict ethical standards to ensure that each patient is a good candidate for cosmetic surgery in North Carolina.

Dr. Hanna, an experienced and licensed plastic surgeon in NC, knows excellence in performing plastic surgery procedures derives from education and experience. He strives to know the latest techniques and standards so he can provide our patients with optimal results and safe operation procedures. To ensure your safety, he provides thorough exams before performing any procedures. He checks to make sure you are completely healthy to ensure your procedure goes well and you obtain the results you wanted at our North Carolina plastic surgery.
Dr. Hanna also knows that surgery is never routine, no matter how many hundreds of times he has performed such procedures. He never takes for granted that you have placed a great deal of confidence in him. For this reason, a review of your medical history, your current health, your expectations for your surgery and your motivations for electing our cosmetic surgery in North Carolina are all taken into consideration before Dr. Hanna even agrees to perform any procedure.

A Positive Experience at Our Office of Plastic Surgery in North Carolina
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. Dr. Hanna understands how uneasy some patients may feel about cosmetic surgery, 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 make your consultation and surgery as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

About Dr. Donald P. Hanna
Since 1989, Dr. Donald P. Hanna, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in NC, has provided high quality, one-on-one plastic surgical 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 us at (919)233-1933 or (984)221-0404 to schedule a consultation for your plastic surgery options at our office of plastic surgery in North Carolina.