​Our Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

Christian El Amm, MD

​Christian El Amm, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery. His areas of expertise include: cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, Pierre Robin Sequence, midface hypoplasia, fat grafting and liposuction, rhinoplasty, secondary rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation, body contouring, and breast augmentation or reconstruction. He has practiced at OU Medicine since 2005 and has received recognition by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as a top doctor in 2016 and 2017.

Anil Kashyap, MD, DDS

Anil Kashyap, MD, DDS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. His first doctorate was in Dentistry, from NYU in Manhattan, followed by a second doctorate in Medicine from the Baltimore School of Medicine in Baltimore. He then went on to specialize in head, neck and maxillofacial reconstructive surgery at the prestigious R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. His focus in training included cancers of the head and neck, trauma and reconstructive options with free tissue transfer.

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He then completed additional years of training in general surgery. Next, he obtained specialty training in his second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tenn., at the Regional One Medical Center. His time there focused on burn management, trauma, wound care and aesthetic surgery, including rhinoplasty, facelift, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and breast reconstruction. He then went on to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, where he completed a fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery, with a special focus on breast reconstruction. He trained in all of the techniques of breast reconstruction, including using a patient's own tissue, and implant-based reconstruction.
He has been part of the OU team since February 2016, while simultaneously serving the needs of our country's veterans in the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center. Dr. Kashyap's practice at OU includes a mix of cutaneous cancer reconstruction, trauma, wound care, head and neck reconstruction, and a focus on breast reconstruction. He has most notably been the first surgeon in the state of Oklahoma to offer super-microsurgery for lymphatic disease.

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Suhair Maqusi, MD

Suhair Maqusi, MD, is an ​Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. She is also the Program Director for the Plastic Surgery Residency. Having completed training in Plastic Surgery at University of Illinois, General Surgery at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and Hand and Microsurgery at the world-renowned Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center in Louisville, Dr. Maqusi has a very large practice. 

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Dr. Maqusi is triple-board certified. She is board-certified in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and a certification of added qualification in Hand Surgery. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She has been part of the OU team since October 2012. She served as the Acting Chief of Plastic Surgery Division at OU from 2015 through 2017 and Oklahoma City VA Health Care System from 2013 through 2016.

Dr. Maqusi is an active member of multiple surgical organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and has served on multiple committees in these societies. She is actively involved in clinical research and is also the Program Director for the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and is actively involved in resident teaching and training.

Her clinical interests and areas of expertise include breast reconstruction after cancer removal, body contouring after weight loss surgery, "mommy makeovers," breast surgery (breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction), abdominoplasty, liposuction, facial aesthetic surgery (rhinoplasty, ​​eyelid surgery, facelift, brow lift, ear pinning), non-surgical facial rejuvenation, vaginal rejuvenation, hand surgery (nerve decompressions, nerve injury, tendon injury, bone fractures, congenital hand deformity, etc.), chest wall reconstruction after cancer removal and abdominal wall reconstruction, and excision of cutaneous malignancies and reconstruction after Mohs surgery.

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