Dr. Peter C. Neligan, MB, FRCS(I), FRCSC, FACS
Dr. Neligan is Irish, graduating from Medical School in 1975. He trained in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Ireland and completed fellowships in research, pediatric plastic surgery, microvascular surgery and burn surgery in Toronto. He became Chair of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1996 and Wharton Chair in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in 1999.
In 2007 he moved to the University of Washington in Seattle as Professor of Surgery where he became director of the Center for Reconstructive Surgery. He established a lymphedema center at the University of Washington Medical Center which is part of the LE&RN Centers of Excellence network.
With Drs. Jaume Masia and Neil Pillar he edited “Lymphedema: Complete medical and surgical Management”. Publications include 12 books, 85 book chapters and over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He has been Visiting Professor or Invited Lecturer to over 350 institutions and societies around the world. He is Editor-in-Chief of the 6 Volume text-book “Plastic Surgery”, which has become the standard text for Plastic Surgery Training Programs around the world. He is past Editor of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and past-President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation, the North American Skull Base Society and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.