Dr. James Shope specializes in plastic reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery in Saint Clairsville, Ohio.
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Dr. James Shope identified specializing in
Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction, or replacement of physical defects of form or function, involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk, and external genitalia. He/she uses aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials, and in tumor surgery is required.. He is certified in Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Shope attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 years experience.
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