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Chief of Plastic Surgery Named at OU College of Medicine

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Campus News -

Anthony P. Tufaro, D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named chief of Plastic Surgery and a professor of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has established his medical practice with OU Physicians.

Tufaro is board certified in plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Prior to joining the University of Oklahoma he practiced at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The main focus of his practice is major reconstruction of the chest and abdominal wall, head and neck surgical oncology, management of soft tissue cancers, skin cancer treatment including melanoma and craniofacial surgery and reconstruction.

Tufaro completed a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He completed a fellowship in plastic, reconstructive and craniofacial surgery and did his general surgery residency at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Nassau County Medical Center, New York. He earned his medical degree at Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia and his degree in dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry.

Tufaro sees patients at the OU Physicians Plastic Surgery clinic on the OU Health Sciences Center campus. For appointments with an OU Physicians plastic surgeon, call (405) 271-4864.

With more than 1,000 doctors and advanced practice providers, OU Physicians is the state’s largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

OU Physicians see patients in their offices at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and at clinics in Edmond, Midwest City, Lawton and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to OU Medical Center. Many also care for their patients in other hospitals around the metro area. OU Physicians serve as faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians.

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