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Meet Our Surgeons and Surgical Team

Vanderbilt Cosmetic Surgery team

The surgeons and staff at Vanderbilt Cosmetic Surgery are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of patient care. Our surgeons are specialists with many years of training and experience in aesthetic surgery, each with the level of expertise and national recognition you expect from Vanderbilt. Our surgeons’ attention to detail, experience, and customized approach drive exceptional outcomes for you. We look forward to working with you.

  • Galen Perdikis, MD, FACS

    Galen Perdikis, MD, FACS

    Dr. Perdikis recently was selected to be the new chairman of plastic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and took over the role in August of… Read More

  • Dr. Kent K. (Kye) Higdon, MD, FACS

    Dr. Kent K. (Kye) Higdon, MD, FACS

    Dr. Kye Higdon is a plastic surgeon specializing in all areas of cosmetic and breast surgery in Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Higdon is one… Read More

  • Dr. Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS

    Dr. Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS

    Upon completion of a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Vanderbilt and a subsequent Microsurgery Fellowship, Dr. Thayer joined the Vanderbilt Plastic Surgery faculty in 2008.… Read More

  • Dr. J. Blair Summitt, MD, FACS

    Dr. J. Blair Summitt, MD, FACS

    Dr. Summitt, a native Tennessean, joined the faculty of Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic Surgery in 2004 after completing his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at Vanderbilt.… Read More

  • Dr. Megan Vucovich, MD

    Dr. Megan Vucovich, MD

    Dr. Vucovich joined the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Vanderbilt in July of 2018, after completing her residency training at the prestigious University of… Read More

Vanderbilt Cosmetic Surgery team

Several of the surgical team members pictured left to right: Jamie Rucker, LPN, Cosmetic Nurse Liaison; Dora Jorgali, MSN, APRN, FNP; Christy Rogers, RN, Charge Nurse, Cosmetic Nurse Liaison