The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

Joseph T. Chun, MD, MHIM, FACS

Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Focus

Facial cosmetic surgery, Cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, Body contouring after massive weight loss, Trauma reconstruction, Cancer surgery reconstruction

Research Focus

Breast reconstruction

Education

Medical School
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Internship
General Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Residency
General Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship
Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Tennessee Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Current Publications

Jong J, Gabriel A, Trekell M, Lawser AS, Heidel E, Buchanan D, Chun JT.
Cohesive round implants and the risk of implant flipping. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open. 2020 Dec 22;8(12):e3321. eCollection 2020 Dec. Available in PubMed: Jan 2021.

Current Presentations

Jong J, Chun J. Prepectoral breast reconstruction and risk of anterior-posterior implant flipping. Presented at American Society of Plastic Surgeons; 2020 Oct 16-18; Virtual.

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