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Dr. Robert Carpenter specializes in hand surgery, plastic reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery in Cumberland, Maryland.
Dr. Robert Carpenter has been compared 136 times. Details of Dr. Carpenter's 27 years experience as an MD and education at University of Virginia are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Robert Carpenter identified specializing in
Hand SurgeryHand Surgery
A specialist trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical, and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist., 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..
Dr. Carpenter attended medical school at University of Virginia School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 years experience.
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