Dr. Frank Yuan brings a unique blend of artistry and precision to his practice of plastic surgery, rooted in his background as a concert-level pianist. This distinctive foundation, medical training, and commitment to patient-centered care set him apart as a plastic surgeon dedicated to achieving exceptional outcomes.
Academic excellence and advanced training
Dr. Yuan's journey in medicine has been marked by a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a commitment to advanced training. This path has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to provide unparalleled patient care. Graduating Dean's List from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Neuroscience was just the beginning. His medical education at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine further nurtured his passion for healing and transformation. Subsequently, he embarked on a rigorous general surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts, a pivotal phase in shaping his surgical acumen. However, Dr. Yuan's dedication to plastic surgery goes beyond the operating room.
He delved into the intricacies of his field during a plastic surgery research fellowship at the University of Michigan, a distinguished institution renowned for its contributions to plastic surgery knowledge. Notably, his work was funded by an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein F32 Grant, a testament to the quality and impact of his research. While at the University of Michigan, Dr. Yuan authored over 15 peer-reviewed articles in leading scientific journals and contributed to the content of two book chapters, further enriching the plastic surgery literature. His valuable research contributions provided insights into operative techniques, enhancing the field's ability to achieve transformative results.