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Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

82 Ratings
5 Comments
 

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Wound Care, Lower Extremity Trauma, Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Acute Burns and Burn Reconstruction, Wounds (difficult), Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4171

Email: ipestana@wakehealth.edu

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Miami, 1996
  • M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, 2000
  • Residency, Surgery, U Miami Affil Hosps, 2007
  • Residency, Plastic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2010

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Memberships

  • NC Soc for Surg of the Hand
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Am Soc Of Reconstructive Micro
  • Golden Key National Honor Soc

NPI Number

  • 1881861730
Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

82 Ratings
5 Comments
 

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4390 | Department: 336-716-4171

Email: ipestana@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Satteson ES, Reynolds MF, Bond AM, Pestana IA. An analysis of complication risk factors in 641 nipple reconstructions. Breast J. 2016;22(4):379-383.

Pestana IA, Zenn MR. Correlation between abdominal perforator vessels identified with preoperative CT angiography and intraoperative fluorescent angiography in the microsurgical breast reconstruction patient. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(6):S144-S149.

Showalter BM, Crantford JC, Russell GB, Marks MW, DeFranzo AJ, Thompson JT, Pestana IA, David LR. The effect of reusable versus disposable draping material on infection rates in implant-based breast reconstruction: a prospective randomized trial. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(6):S165-S169.

Pestana IA, Campbell D, Fearmonti RM, Bond JE, Erdmann D. 'Supersize' panniculectomy: indications, technique, and results. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;73(4):416-421.

Kelly DA, Reynolds M, Crantford C, Pestana IA. Impact of intraoperative vasopressor use in free tissue transfer for head, neck, and extremity reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(Suppl 2):S135-S138.

Pestana IA, Campbell DC, Bharti G, Thompson JT. Factors affecting complications in radiated breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2013;70(5):542-545.

Fearmonti RM, Blanton M, Bond JE, Pestana IA, Selim MA, Erdmann D. Changes in dermal histomorphology following surgical weight loss versus diet-induced weight loss in the morbidly obese patient. Ann Plast Surg. 2012;68(5):507-512.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests

Wound Care, Lower Extremity Trauma, Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Acute Burns and Burn Reconstruction, Wounds (difficult), Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer
Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.82 Ratings
5 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.5
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.5
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.6
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.6
Time CP spent with patient
4.5
Wait time at clinic
4.0



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

5/22/2016

Good

4/29/2016

*Dr. Pestana was thorough and had a great bedside manner. It was very much appreciated.

3/22/2016

Very good.

3/8/2016

this is my 2nd procedure planned with Dr. Pestana and staff. He is exceptional in his profession.

1/8/2016

I would like to thank *Dr. Pestana and his entire staff, that took part in my medical treatments.

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