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Arnold, Peter.jpgPeter Arnold, MD, PhD
Professor; Division Chief
Hand microsurgery, general reconstruction
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Dr. Arnold is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in complex traumatic and surgical wound reconstruction. A graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina, he obtained a PhD in somatosensory neurophysiology at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He subsequently earned his MD from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia and completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Virginia before joining the plastic surgery faculty at UMMC. Dr. Arnold is currently the Chief of Staff as well as Division Chief of Plastic Surgery at UMMC.  

Davis,-Jared-web.jpgJared Davis, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor
Hand, general reconstruction
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Dr. Davis earned his baccalaureate degree at Cornell University, followed by medical school at Meharry Medical College. He then completed general surgery residency, plastic surgery residency, and earned a master's of business administration at the University of Louisville. He returned home to Jackson to join the faculty at UMMC. His clinical interests include aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, abdominoplasty, body contouring, and complex wound reconstruction.

Ian Hoppe.jpgIan Hoppe, MD
Assistant Professor
Adult and pediatric craniofacial
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Dr. Hoppe is a plastic surgeon and craniofacial surgeon who specializes in reconstruction of congenital facial differences and has a particular interest in craniosynostosis correction using state-of-the-art methods with a focus on patient/family satisfaction. He completed the pediatric and craniofacial plastic surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Hoppe joined the faculty at UMMC as an academic surgeon with a focus on pediatric plastic surgery.

McIntyre, Benjamin.jpgBenjamin C. McIntyre, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Plastic, reconstructive surgery
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Dr. McIntyre is a board-certified plastic surgeon focusing in breast reconstruction and body contouring/aesthetic procedures. He and his team specialize in DIEP flap breast reconstruction and implant-based breast reconstruction surgery. Dr. McIntyre completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Virginia and subspecialty training in microvascular surgery at Wellington Regional Burns, Plastic, and Maxillofacial Unit in Wellington, New Zealand. Dr. McIntyre is the program director of the integrated plastic surgery training program at UMMC.

Medina, Abelardo.jpgAbelardo Medina, MD
Assistant Professor
General reconstruction
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Dr. Medina is a plastic surgeon who specializes in general plastic surgery, microvascular reconstruction after trauma, and surgical wound care. After completing his training in general surgery at the University of Chile, he pursued plastic surgery training at the University of Alberta with additional training in microsurgery at the University of British Columbia. He has clinical interests in complete reconstruction after trauma and cancer resection.

Marc Walker.jpgMarc E. Walker, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor
Adult and pediatric hand, reconstructive microsurgery, cosmetic surgery
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Dr. Walker is a subspecialty-trained plastic surgeon and hand surgeon with a clinical interest in hand surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, and cosmetic surgery. He completed his medical education (MD) at the world-renowned Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He also obtained a master's in business administration degree from Harvard Business School. Dr. Walker went on to complete his integrated plastic surgery residency training and subspecialty fellowship training in hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery at Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He returned to his home state of Mississippi as an academic surgeon at UMMC, where he teaches medical students, surgery residents and clinical fellows. Dr. Walker offers the most highly advanced surgical techniques to all patients in plastic surgery, hand surgery, cosmetic surgery and aesthetics.