Greetings from Dr. Albert Losken

Dr. Albert Losken
Dr. Albert Losken

The mission of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency of Emory University is to develop the academic plastic surgeons of the future by cultivating residents' competence, independence, and responsibility in the preoperative evaluation, therapeutic decision making, operative/procedural skills, and postoperative management of plastic surgery patients.

The residency has two ACGME-accredited tracks, the three-year independent program and the six-year integrated program. Graduates of both programs are eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Emory plastic surgery residents have the advantage of daily interactions with our world-renowned faculty, who are continually focused on expanding the scope of the program's in-depth didactic component and enhancing its extensive opportunities for valuable clinical encounters. Residents also have access to various highly regarded affiliate surgeons in the fields of aesthetic, pediatric craniofacial, and hand surgery. These opportunities combine to build residents' knowledge of the latest techniques and advancements in plastic surgery.

Residents benefit from the diversity of Atlanta's population by rotating through eight different clinical sites, all of which are within minutes of each other. Due to its geographical location and well-earned reputation, Emory and its affiliate programs have the distinct privilege of being a referral center for some of the most complex patients in the country.

Upon considering all of these factors, we firmly believe that Emory has the best plastic surgery training program in the country, and we invite you to become part of it.


Albert Losken, MD, FACS
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine