Peter G. Cordeiro, MD

Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA

Dr. Peter Cordeiro is an internationally renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a special expertise in breast reconstruction, facial reconstruction, and microsurgical procedures. His work has focused on refining and expanding the use of tissue transplants for complex reconstructive problems and extending the use of implants for breast reconstruction. He is currently researching new techniques in microsurgery, breast, midfacial, and mandible reconstruction.
Dr. Cordeiro received his MD degree from HarvardMedicalSchool in 1983, and completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at New EnglandDeaconessHospital, Harvard Surgical Service and New YorkUniversity, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He also completed fellowships in microsurgery and craniofacial surgery prior to joining the staff at MemorialSloan-KetteringCancerCenter in 1992. He is currently Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Dr. Cordeiro is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and he has served on8 editorial boards including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, and Gland Surgery. Dr. Cordeiro has delivered over 250 presentations and lectures throughout the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical community.