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About Dr. Nukta

Fadi Nukta, MDFadi Nukta, MD is a board certified plastic surgeon with specialties in plastic surgery of the face and body, migraine surgery and hand surgery. He is the founder and director of NOVA Plastic Surgery.

After finishing medical school, Dr. Nukta completed a rigorous 9 year surgical training during which he excelled. This training included:

1-   A one year surgical research fellowship, at the department of surgical sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Jersey.

2-   A 5-year residency in general surgery at the Hospital of Saint Raphael, one of Yale University major teaching affiliates in New Haven, Connecticut. During his last year he served as a chief surgical resident.

3-   A one year hand surgery fellowship at the world renowned Kleinert’s Hand Institution in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was honored to be part of the surgical team performing the only arm transplants in the country at the time. That year included heavy training in microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery.

4-   A 2-year plastic surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts. During his second year of training he was able to spend time with and learn from world famous cosmetic surgeons in New York City and Boston. Dr. Nukta was recruited as an attending surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine, home of the Nobel Prize winner Craig Mello, PhD.

Throughout his long training, Dr. Nukta examination scores were consistently in the 90th percentile (when compared to all surgical residents in the country). He recognized early in his training that superb surgical skills can only be gained through constant practice. He finished residency and fellowship with more than 2500 surgical procedures under his belt. He has numerous research publications and has presented surgical research papers nationally and internationally.

During his tenure as an attending surgeon at the University of Massachusetts he was heavily involved in surgical residents and medical students’ education. He held workshops to teach surgical interns the proper suturing techniques. He also mentored residents in preparing research projects on Migraine surgery and Wide Awake Surgery of the Hand (WASH). Dr. Nukta participates in trips to South America and the Middle East to help less fortunate children.

You can learn more about Dr. Nukta by watching this videoVideo introduction to Fadi Nukta, MD 1:26