Before choosing a plastic surgeon, patients should review their qualifications, experience, and accomplishments in this field. Selecting the right surgeon for your needs is vital. Any patient should know who they are signing up with and their background in this field.
The Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS), led by board certified plastic surgeons Dr. Burton M. Sundin and Dr. Reps B. Sundin, provides aesthetic procedures for the breast, body, and face to patients in Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Loudoun, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Chevy Chase, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and surrounding communities.
Dr. Burton M. Sundin
Dr. Burton M. Sundin is a native of Virginia. He graduated from the Norfolk Academy and subsequently went on to attend Duke University. In 1993, he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Duke with a degree in Biology as well as Art History.
In 1997, Dr. Sundin completed medical school at Duke University Medical Center and finished his residency training in Plastic Surgery at Duke in 2004.
Dr. Sundin has received certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is highly trained in all types of plastic surgery with two advanced fellowships. Dr. Sundin is a graduate of the prestigious Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. He completed a hand surgery fellowship at this institute.
Furthermore, he has completed an advanced cosmetic fellowship at the University of Alabama (UAB) at Birmingham under the direction of one of the pillars of modern plastic and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Luis Vasconez. At UAB, Dr. Sundin was made an instructor. He is adept in the most advanced techniques in cosmetic surgery.
- Hand Fellowship: Kleinert, Kutz, and Associates, Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, 2001.
- Aesthetic and Breast Surgery Fellowship: Dr. Luis Vasconez, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2003-2004.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Sundin is qualified in the following areas of plastic surgery:
- Cosmetic Surgery
- Biotechnology and Medical Devices Related to Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery
- Biotechnology relative to Wound Care and Wound Healing
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Hyperbaric Oxygen
- Wound Healing
- Pressure Sores
- Hand Surgery
Dr. Sundin holds membership to the following renowned organizations:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Candidate Member-American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
- Richmond Academy of Medicine
- Virginia Medical Society
Consulting and Expert Witnessing Experience
- Council Member, Gerson-Lehman Group Online Consulting Platform, 2007-Present
- GLG-recommended specialist for various companies, and consultations performed through teleconference.
- Plastic Surgery Consultant/Expert, Cosmetic Protect Insurance, Venture Specialty Insurance/Markel Corporation, 2008-Present
- Provide expert advice on plastic surgery procedures
- Numerous legal cases reviewed, 2006-Present
- Offer expert opinions and depositions
Dr. Sundin is associated with the below mentioned publications:
- Sundin B, Hussein M, Glasofer S, El Falaky M, Abdel Aleem S, Sachse R, Klitzman B: The Role of Allopurinol and Deferoxamine in Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Pigs. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 105:1408-1421, 2000.
- Erdmann D, Sundin B, Yasui K, Wong M, Levin L: Microsurgical Free Flap Transfer to Amputation Sites: Indications and Results. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 48:167-172, 2002.
- Erdmann D, Sundin B, Moquin K, Young K, Georgiade G: Delay in Unipedicled TRAM Flap Reconstruction of the Breast: A Review of 76 Consecutive Cases. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 110(3): 762-7, 2002.
Dr. Sundin is associated with the following presentations:
- Delay in Unipedicled TRAM Flap Reconstruction of the Breast: A Review of 76 Consecutive Cases.
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2001, Awarded Best Scientific Poster.
- Microsurgical Free Flap Transfer to Amputation Sites: Indications and Results.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2002.
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons, 2003.
- Modification of Fibrous Capsule Formation Around Implants Using TempostatinTM (Halofuginone)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2003
Presented by Kevin Olbrich, Phd. and Ricardo Meade, MD
The plastic surgeons at VIPS receive patients from Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Loudoun, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Chevy Chase, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and nearby areas for various cosmetic procedures.
For more information on the surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery and M Body Contouring and Laser Centerplease visit:
Serving Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Fairfax, Loudoun County, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Fredricksburg, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Maryland Richmond, VA and surrounding communities.