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Dr. Ben McIntyre '99

McIntyre
 Chief Resident, Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.
 

Education:

 B.S. (biology), Wofford College (1999)
University of South Carolina School of Medicine (2003)
University of Cincinnati (general surgery residency) (2003-2007)

Career Highlights:

 While doing a five-year residency at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Ben McIntyre was elected chief administrative resident and served his final year managing 50 residents and interns who staffed general surgery at six hospitals in the greater Cincinnati area. He was the recipient of the Max Zinninger Award, the highest award offered to surgical residents at Cincinnati for demonstrated scholarship, professionalism and personal achievement, and was recognized with the Josef E. Fischer, M.C. Award presented to the resident who most exemplified excellence in patient care, attention to detail, and intellectural curiosity in the pursuit of clinical and scientific knowledge. During McIntyre's experiences at the Cincinnati Shriner's Hospital for burned children, he became interested in reconstructive surgery. In May 2007, he matched at the University of Virginia Department of Plastic Surgery where he now works in facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, skin cancer, breast reconstruction, head and neck malignancy and microsurgial tissue transfer. In June 2010, McIntyre will begin an international fellowship in microsurgery and head and neck oncology in Wellington, New Zealand.

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