Dr. Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS

Dr. Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS

Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon trained in general surgery at the University of North Carolina, in plastic surgery at Brown University, in reconstructive microsurgery at New York University, and in hand surgery at Harvard. Dr. Khouri is a scholar in plastic surgery with over 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He was Professor of Plastic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, and in charge of the Hand Surgery Fellowship Training Program before moving to Miami. Dr. Khouri is married to Dr. Susana Leal-Khouri a renowned pathologist and dermatologist and they have five children.


Dr. Khouri is the founder of the Miami Breast Center, and established the Miami Hand Center in 1996. He has more than 30 years of experience as a reconstructive surgeon. In 2002 He was awarded the prestigious Godina Lectureship in Microsurgery. He was a pioneer in reconstructive microsurgery and flaps before becoming a pioneer in fat transfer to the breast.


In addition to being a most experienced hand surgeon in South Florida, Dr. Khouri is a true scholar. He has published more than 150 scientific strategies, books on hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery and has served as Associate Editor of the most prestigious Plastic & Hand Surgery Journals. Given more than 500 presentations and instructional courses at the most prestigious national conventions. He is an active member of many distinguished Medical & Surgical Societies and was a founding member of the Society for Peripheral Nerve Surgery and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Dr. Khouri is world renowned and recognized by his peers as a great teacher, innovator, and contributor to advances in hand surgery.


Over the past 31 years as a hand surgeon, Dr. Khouri has performed nearly 50,000 procedures to treat various hand and upper extremity conditions and diseases. This probably makes him the most senior and experienced hand surgeon in South Florida, still active, helping patients everyday with their hand problems and emergencies.


In Hand Surgery, Doctor Khouri is known for his expertise in Microsurgery and the reconstruction of:


  • Pediatric hands and congenital malformations
  • Nerve injuries, paralysis and palsies of the hand
  • Partially or totally amputated digits with toe to hand transfers
  • Burned hands and burn scar deformities
  • Finger joints and finger nails
  • Complex wounds and tissue deficiencies
  • Severe and mutilating hand injuries
  • Vascular diseases
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