Brent R. DeGeorge

Brent R. DeGeorge, MD

Division:
General Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Appointment
Department:
Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery
Primary Location:

PO Box 800376

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Directions
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
Clinical Practice:
Plastic Surgery
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Brent DeGeorge, MD, is an assistant professor of plastic surgery, associate program director for the hand surgery fellowship program, and director of wound care at UVA Transitional Care Hospital. His areas of expertise include brachial plexus and peripheral nerve surgery and hand, wrist and forearm reconstruction following trauma. He also specializes in microsurgery and arthroscopy of the upper extremity. 

Dr. DeGeorge graduated summa cum laude from The College of William and Mary and attended Jefferson Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University, where he completed his medical education and earned a PhD in molecular pharmacology and structural biology. He then completed his residency training in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UVA. Dr. DeGeorge went on to complete fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic. He returned to UVA in 2017 to join the faculty at the UVA Hand Center. 

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. DeGeorge’s research interests include articular cartilage repair and regeneration techniques, patient-reported outcomes research, and allograft tendon, cartilage and dermis.

Education
Primary:
Jefferson University
Residency:
University of Virginia
Fellowships:
Mayo Clinic