About Me

I am an Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and previously was the Associate Residency Program Director at Wake Forest University. I received my medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed my residency in general surgery at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center and affiliated hospitals. During my general surgery training, I completed research fellowships in transplantation immunology and trauma medicine.

I joined the Wake Forest Baptist Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from Duke University Medical Center, where I completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery. During my plastic surgery training, I completed rotations in hand surgery and microsurgery at the University of Louisville and The Christine M. Kleinert Institute. I am certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Wake Forest Baptist Physician Profile - Ivo Pestana, MD

Dr. Ivo Pestana is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He specializes in general reconstruction, free tissue transfer reconstruction, hand surgery, burn surgery and reconstruction, wound care, and cosmetic and aesthetic procedures.