Dr. Kenneth Shestak is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC in Pittsburgh. He is also Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has previously served as the Interim Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery as well as the Director of Hand Surgery.
Dr. Shestak received his chemistry degree from Fordham University in New York. He then earned his medical degree from Tufts University. He did his internship at University of Southern California Medical Center, followed by several residencies at University of California, Los Angeles Center for Health Sciences, Tufts New England Medical Center, and the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Shestak serves on the Operating Room Committee at both Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and at the Eye and Ear Hospital. He is also on Active Staff at Presbyterian - University Hospital, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and Pittsburgh’s Veteran's Administration Hospital. He has served as referee for the Annals of Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck, American Journal of Otolaryngology, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition, he was a recipient of the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation's Traveling Scholar and Visiting Professor in 2003. Only 2 of 5000 board certified surgeons are selected each year.
View a list of Dr. Shestak’s publications here.