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R. Bruce  Shack

R. Bruce Shack, M.D.

Professor of Plastic Surgery
Adjunct Professor of Nursing
Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
VICC Member
Plastic Surgeon

Profile

Dr. Shack is widely recognized as a broadly accomplished clinical surgeon and educator and a leader in the field locally and nationally. His special interests include complicated reconstructive plastic surgery, head and neck oncology, hand, and aesthetic surgery, including breast surgery. Dr.
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Dr. Shack is widely recognized as a broadly accomplished clinical surgeon and educator and a leader in the field locally and nationally. His special interests include complicated reconstructive plastic surgery, head and neck oncology, hand, and aesthetic surgery, including breast surgery.

Dr. Shack holds leadership positions in various professional societies including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, and the Southeastern Society of Plastic nd Reconstructive Surgeons. He has served as Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Section of the Southern Medical Association, and is a past President of the Nashville Surgical Society.

He has numerous scientific publications and has been invited to present his work in numerous institutions around the world. He is fully certified in Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery.

Education
  • M.D. - University of Texas at Galveston, 1973
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1979
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1974
Publications