The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Surgery

Stefanos Boukovalas, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Focus

Complex Reconstructive Surgery, Microsurgery, Lymphedema Surgery, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Facial and Body Cosmetic Surgery


Medical School
University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

General Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Professional Affiliations

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Blocker-Lewis Plastic Surgery Society
Athens Medical Association

Current Publications

Deek AJ, Boukovalas S, Rathfoot CJ, Gotcher JE.
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis as a sequelae of COVID-19 treatment: A case report & literature review. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2021 Sep 20:S0278-2391(21)01119-8. Available in PubMed: Oct 2021. [Epub ahead of print]

Boukovalas S, Liu J, Asaad M, Schaverien MV, Akay C, Garvey PB, Hwang RF, Offodile AC 2nd.
Relationship between financial toxicity and surgical treatment for early-stage breast cancer: A propensity score-matched comparison of breast-conserving therapy and mastectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 May 21:S1072-7515(21)00371-9. Available in PubMed: Jun 2021. [Epub ahead of print]

Boson AL, Boukovalas S, Hays JP, Hammel JA, Cole EL, Wagner RF Jr.
Upper lip anatomy, mechanics of local flaps, and considerations for reconstruction. Cutis. 2021 Mar;107(3):144-148. Available in PubMed: May 2021.


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