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

Doctor Rating

4.3 out of 5

122 Ratings
16 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

4.3 out of 5

122 Ratings
16 Comments
 

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Research Interests

Mammaplasty; Angiography; Postoperative Complications; Reconstructive Surgical Procedures; Obesity, Morbid
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Contact Information

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

Email: ipestana@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

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

Key concepts in the management of the adult 'buried penis' [letter]. Pestana IA, Hughes DB, Erdmann D.. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138(6):1081e.

Limited panniculectomy for adult buried penis repair [letter]. Pestana IA, Hughes DB, Erdmann D.. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138(6):1081e.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

4.3 out of 5

Ivo A. Pestana, M.D.122 Ratings
16 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
4.3
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.3
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.4
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.4
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.2
Patients' confidence in CP
4.3
Time CP spent with patient
4.3
Wait time at clinic
3.8



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.

4/10/2017

Dr. Ivo Pestana was great and made sure I understood everything before leaving. We have a game plan for the future and I look forward to seeing him again to finish out everything.

4/10/2017

I would trust my life with Dr. Pestana!

3/29/2017

I recommend Dr Pestana all the time!! he's a great Dr and has shown more compassion during all my visits and hospital stays

3/20/2017

Will Be Recommending To Everyone I Know!

2/27/2017

Dr. Pastana is very condescending and arrogant. He suggested procedure that he doesn't even do! I would NEVER go back to this man. I felt humiliated and degraded.

2/18/2017

The Dr. was very informative, professional, and courteous my experience was good.

1/30/2017

,Dr Petsano is and always has been very professional, caring and thorough!

11/14/2016

very caring about my welfare

11/11/2016

Dr. Pestana was very thorough in informing me on the surgery and my options. He's very patient and helpful!!

9/26/2016

very cold bedside manner, said I was better off visiting ER for my recurring abscesses than having him perform surgery, I have already had to have surgery since visit.

7/26/2016

I was very impressed with Dr. Pestana. He took a lot of time with me and carefully explained procedures. He was very good to answer all my questions and was not rushed.

7/23/2016

Dr. Pestana was very thorough in his explanation regarding the procedure I was having, it made me very comfortable. I had gone to 2 other doctors and chose Dr. Pestana

7/19/2016

He says what he has to say and doesn't belabor, thank goodness.

7/11/2016

MD was thorough, informative, calm & reassuring, explained procedure & risks very thoroughly & answered questions, took his time.

6/17/2016

Love my Doctor

5/22/2016

Good

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