- University of Pennsylvania
- Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
- Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery training: Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia
The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.
Hamid Abdollahi, MD, FACS
His area of expertise includes aesthetic procedures of the face and body. As part of his extensive training, he did an aesthetic surgery fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in New York, one of the most prestigious aesthetic fellowship programs in the country. He is well-versed in the latest cosmetic techniques including facelift surgery, rhinoplasty as well breast and body contouring. Dr. Abdollahi completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He trained at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he completed both his internship and general surgery residency. While at Jefferson he was the recipient of multiple awards including the Thomas Jefferson Resident Teaching Award and was inducted into the Association of Pathology Honors Society and Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with Summa Cum Laude honors with B.A. in Biology and a minor in chemistry. During his time at Jefferson, Dr. Abdollahi performed an extra year of basic science research in the Division of Vascular Surgery.
His focus was on adipose-derived stem cells (ASC) and the effect of hypoxia on their angiogenic potential. An area that has tremendous potential in dealing with problems with wound healing.
Dr. Abdollahi's work has appeared in over two-dozen publications and abstracts, and he has co-authored four book chapters. Dr. Abdollahi's public service includes overseas mission trips with Global Smile Foundation to Ecuador and Peru. As well as the recipient of the Regan-Stryker Fellowship grant sponsored by operation smile to travel to India, where he treated patients with cleft lips and palates. He also participated in a program to provide healthcare to the underserved community in Philadelphia. He is fluent in Farsi and German. Dr. Abdollahi also specializes in Sternal Non-Union.