Jacob Unger, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryAVAILABLE VIRTUALLY
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN
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Dr. Jacob G. Unger is a board-certified plastic surgeon, as well as a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, specializing in aesthetic surgery of the face, nose, eyes, breast and body and reconstructive surgery following trauma and cancer.
Dr. Unger completed his pre-medical studies at Tulane University, where he graduated as the top ranked “Senior Scholar” in the philosophy department, was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and was appointed as a valedictorian.
He completed his graduate studies in Medicine at New York University on an academic scholarship. While there, he received multiple research awards and grants and presented around the country on breast surgery and cutting-edge 3D imaging.
Following his graduate studies, Dr. Unger completed his residency in integrated plastic surgery at the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern. Here, he was elected as the administrative chief resident of the Department of Plastic Surgery, as well as the first ever Resident Ambassador to the journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and was a member on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgery.
Furthering his study of cutting edge techniques in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as breast surgery, Dr. Unger completed a fellowship in Ear Reconstruction and Aesthetic Surgery in France.
As well as his full clinical commitments, Dr. Unger is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University and Co-Founder of a Biotech company that focuses on innovations in plastic surgery and has a patent pending on a new device to improve the process for breast cancer patients.
Professional & Academic Titles
- Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University
- Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Years of Experience
- 10 years of experience
- American Board of Plastic Surgery