Tom D. Wang, MD, FACS
Dr. Wang received his M.D. degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He subsequently completed an Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery residency at Northwestern University, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at OHSU. Dr. Wang is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.
He served as the Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for six years before joining the faculty at OHSU.
His practice is limited to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face. He is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and residents and participates in research on Facial Plastic Surgery-related problems.
He has been invited to speak nationally and internationally about cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has numerous publications in medical journals and textbooks. Dr. Wang is the past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This great honor was recognition of Dr. Wang's contributions and commitment to the specialty of facial plastics and reconstructive surgery.
In his free time he enjoys traveling, skiing and chamber music.
Dr. Wang says, “My philosophy in facial cosmetic surgery is to create natural balanced results for each patient. My main areas of interest in facial cosmetic surgery are in rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation, including endoscopic facial procedures. I feel that limiting my practice exclusively to facial plastic surgery allows me to emphasize and refine the art of facial cosmetic surgery and take it to a higher level.”
Michael Kim, MD
Dr. Michael Kim is a proud native of the Pacific Northwest. He grew up in Bellevue, Washington and earned his Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University. He completed his medical education at the University of Washington and subsequently moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he did his internship in Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. Further subspecialty training in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery was completed at OHSU.
Dr. Kim then joined the faculty of Mayo Clinic Arizona's department of Otolaryngology. After two years of practice in the desert, Dr. Kim returned to the Northwest where he joined the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at OHSU in 2011.
Dr. Kim's practice is highly specialized, focusing exclusively on plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His areas of expertise include nasal surgery (aesthetic and functional septoplasty/rhinoplasty), facial rejuvenation (facelift, necklift, browlift), oculoplastic surgery (blepharoplasty, ptosis repairs), facial reconstruction following skin cancer surgery (MOHS), facial nerve reanimation, scar revision, otoplasty (ear pinning), earlobe repair, benign and malignant skin lesion removal, and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures (injectable fillers and Botox®).
In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with his family, golf, attending sporting events, and eating.
"I believe that one of my greatest strengths as a physician is my ability to communicate with patients and include them as active participants in their treatment planning and postoperative care. Patients can trust that my focused expertise in all aspects of Facial Plastic Surgery will enable us to achieve the best possible results together."
Ted A. Cook, MD, FACS
Dr. Cook, an Oregonian, graduated from Willamette University and received his M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He interned at the Stanford Hospital in San Francisco, then spent four years in the U.S. Navy as a flight surgeon. He then completed a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor, and did fellowship training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Tampa, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts.
He practiced in Spokane, Washington, as a faculty member of the University of Washington Medical School from 1973 until 1982. In 1982 he joined the faculty at OHSU and has been here since. His practice, limited to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, involves all aspects of repair of congenital, traumatic and cancer defects of the face.
Past President of both the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies, he is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and writer on all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the face. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Cook's main interest in Facial Plastic Surgery is in rhinoplasty surgery (both primary and revision) and all aspects of reconstructive surgery. "I believe strongly that my training and background in all aspects of the anatomy, function and aesthetic appearance make me better able to provide the best possible care in a practice limited to Facial Plastic Surgery."
elizabeth knapp, MS, PA-C
Elizabeth Knapp, MS PA-C is originally from the Midwest and earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Michigan. She subsequently completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. Elizabeth is an NCCPA board certified physician assistant and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
She works under the direction of Dr. Tom Wang and Dr. Michael Kim performing minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in the office setting. These include neuromodulator treatment of dynamic facial lines with Botox or Dysport, Restylane/Perlane/Juvederm/Radiesse treatment for static facial lines and Sculptra treatment for volume loss. She also assists Kay Ford, Licensed Medical Esthetician, in developing personalized skin care regimens for patients.
Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys hiking, attending sporting events, cooking and skiing.
Sachin Pawar, MD - Fellow
Dr. Sachin Pawar has joined the department as the newest Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellow. Dr. Pawar is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and completed an undergraduate degree in Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School. After spending a few years working in Information Technology, he subsequently earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and continued there to complete his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. After completing his fellowship at OHSU, Dr. Pawar will be returning to the Medical College of Wisconsin to join the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology / Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
Kay Ford, Licensed Medical Esthetician
Kay studied facial technology in Portland, Oregon, graduating in 1980. Her advanced training started at the American Institute of Esthetics, Huntington Beach, CA. Over the last 29 years, Kay has continued her advanced training with internationally recognized skincare lines and pharmaceutical products. Currently, she works under the direction of Drs. Tom Wang and Michael Kim in the division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University.
Areas of Expertise
Kay's services include skin analysis, customized skin care, oxygentating facials and chemical peels from PCA SKIN®. Chemical peels use a solution that incorporates naturally occurring acids with strengthening and brightening ingredients to exfoliate surface dead skin cells. Peels are effective in reducing surface wrinkles, sun damage and clearing acne/blemished skin. PCA Advanced Skin Care Systems and Jane Iredale products are available for purchase through Kay's practice.
How to Make an Appointment
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