John A Persing MD

Irving and Silik Polayes Professor of Surgery (Plastic) and Professor of Neurosurgery; Section Chief

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale

Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Pediatric Specialty Center

Neurosurgery

Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Craniofacial Center

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Vermont (1974)
  • Resident, Hospital of University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA , Plastic Surgery
  • Resident, Hospital of the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ , General Surgery
  • Resident, Hospital of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA , Neurological Surgery
  • Registrar, Freedom Fields Hospital, Plymouth, England , Neurosurgery
  • Resident, Hospital of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA , Plastic Surgery
  • Research Fellow, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA , Anatomy

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

craniofacial deformities, vascular malformations and cosmetic surgery of the face and body


Cancers Treated

Melanoma, Skin


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified (1986)
  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certified (1985)

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