New faculty spotlight: Heidi Hon, MD

July 30, 2021

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Heidi Hon, MD

Heidi Hon, MD, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Heidi Hon, MD
  • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Research/professional interests:

  • Reconstruction after skin/breast cancer resections and traumatic injuries
  • Microvascular surgery, including DIEP flap surgery, prophylactic lymphovenous bypasses
  • Cosmetic surgery, such as breast augmentation, breast lift, facelift, eyelid surgery, brow lifts, rhinoplasty, body contouring and more
  • Noninvasive procedures: botox, fillers, lasers, dermabrasions

How I fell in love with plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery: Plastic and reconstructive surgery is a specialty where I can combine my passion for medicine and art, with my ultimate goal of bringing confidence and happiness to my patient. I love the creativity and innovation in plastic surgery. The perfectionism, symmetry and the delicate nature of the surgeries excite me.

Education:

  • MD, St. Georges University, True Blue, Grenada

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I am a certified makeup artist.
  • I am a certified scuba diver.
  • I love traveling.

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