Physicians
  • Physicians

    Beth Ann Bergman, MD
    Richard E. Brown, MD
    Reuben A. Bueno, Jr., MD
    Jennifer Lee, MD
    Michael W. Neumeister, MD
    Robert C. Russell, MD
    Raj K. Sinha, MD
    Nicole Zook Sommer, MD 

     

    BergmanBeth Ann Bergman, MD 
    Board Certified, Plastic Surgery

    Dr. Beth Bergman has a special interest in breast surgery, including breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, breast asymmetry correction, and breast reconstruction; facial rejuvenation through cosmetic surgery and tissue fillers / collagen injections; and body cosmetic surgery, including body contouring, body lift, liposuction, and tummy tuck.

     

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bergman, please call the Springfield Clinic Center for Plastic Surgery at 217.528.7541.

    Areas of Focus 
    Blepharoplasty
    Breast Augmentation
    Breast Reconstruction
    Breast Reduction
    Body Contouring
    Cosmetic Surgery

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical - SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Residency - General Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Residency - Plastic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Fellowship - Microsurgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Fellowship - Burn Fellow in Plastic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

    Professional Memberships 
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American College of Physician Executives
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons


    BrownRichard E. Brown, MD 
    Board Certified, Plastic, Hand Surgery

    Dr. Richard Brown has practiced plastic and reconstructive surgery in Springfield for more than 20 years, including cosmetic surgery, hand and microsurgery, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, and general reconstructive surgery. Dr. Brown has published more than 60 scientific papers and chapters in the field of plastic surgery.

     

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brown, please call the Springfield Clinic Center for Plastic Surgery at 217.528.7541.

    Areas of Focus: 
    Abdominoplasty
    Arthritis of the Hand
    Breast Surgery
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Melanoma
    Rhinoplasty
    Skin Cancers
    Tumors of the Hand, Wrist
    Body Contouring
    Breast Surgery - Cosmetic & Reconstructive
    Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Residency - Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
    Fellowship - Hand Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT

    Professional Memberships:  
    American Association for Hand Surgery
    American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    American College of Surgeons
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons

     

    BuenoReuben A. Bueno, Jr., MD 
    Board Certified, Plastic, Hand Surgery

    Dr. Reuben A. Bueno Jr. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at SIU School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with added qualifications in surgery of the hand. His practice includes general plastic surgery with special interests in adult and pediatric hand surgery, congenital hand anomalies, cleft lip and palate surgery, microsurgery, brachial plexus reconstruction and facial reanimation surgery.

     

    Prior to joining SIU, Dr. Bueno was at the Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bueno, please call SIU HealthCare at 217-545-6314.

    Areas of Focus 
    Pediatric plastic surgery
    Pediatric and adult hand surgery
    General reconstructive surgery
    Congenital hand anomalies
    Adult and obstetrical brachial plexus injury
    Cleft lip and palate surgery
    Microsurgery
    Facial reanimation surgery

    Professional Memberships: 
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    American Association for Hand Surgery
    American Society for reconstructive Microsurgery
    American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
    Plastic Surgery Research Council

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Residency – Plastic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine
    Fellowship - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City
    Fellowship - Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

     

    LeeJennifer Lee, MD 

    Dr. Lee performs cosmetic procedures and sees patients for many treatments and procedures that are not cosmetic, such as breast cancer reconstruction, carpel tunnel, mole removal, breast reduction, and other procedures.

     

     

    To make an appointment with Dr. Lee, please call Jennifer Lee Plastic Surgery at 217-793-9600.

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical Degree - Brown University's Alpert Medical School

    Areas of Focus 
    Cosmetic surgery
    Hand surgery
    Wound care

     


    NeumeisterMichael W. Neumeister, MD, FRCSC, FACS 
    Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
    The Elvin G. Zook Endowed Chair
    Microsurgery/Research Lab Director
    Wound Care Director, Memorial Medical Center

     

     

    Dr. Neumeister is Professor and Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery at SIU School of Medicine. He is board certified in plastic surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC), the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Neumeister has received awards for presentations given regionally, nationally, and internationally, has authored numerous book chapters and articles, and has multiple research interests. He serves on numerous national committees.

    To make an appointment with Dr. Neumeister, please call SIU HealthCare at 217-545-6314.

    Areas of Focus 
    Hand surgery
    Microsurgery
    Breast reconstruction and augmentation
    Cleft lip and palate
    Aesthetic surgery
    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO)
    Burn care and reconstruction

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical - University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Internship - Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Residency - General Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Residency - Plastic Surgery, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Fellowship - Microsurgery, Harvard University's Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
    Fellowship - Hand, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Fellowship - Microsurgery, SIU School of Medicine's Plastic Surgery Institute

    Professional Memberships: 
    Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
    American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    The Society of University Surgeons
    Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
    American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
    Fellow - American College of Surgeons
    American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
    Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
    Plastic Surgery Research Council
    American Association for Hand Surgery
    American Medical Association
    American Burn Association
    Sangamon County Medical Society
    Springfield Medical Club
    Illinois State Medical Society
    Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
    College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Canadian Medical Association
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
    Ontario Medical Association

     


    RussellRobert C. Russell, M.D., FACS, FRACS 
    Board Certified, Plastic, Hand Surgery
    www.heartlandplasticsurgerycenter.com  

    Dr. Russell has more than 30 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery. He is Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Department at St. John’s Hospital and is a Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Russell is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).

    Dr. Russell has published more than 30 book chapters and over 100 scientific publications, and has made hundreds of local, national, and international lectures and presentations. He has been active in organized plastic surgery and has served as a member or chairman of over 100 regional, state, or national committees.

    Dr. Russell has served as a director and volunteers his time as a surgeon and teacher with Operation Smile International, caring for children with congenital facial deformities and burns in many countries around the world.

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Russell, please call the Heartland Plastic Surgery Center at 217-523-0808 or visit the website at www.heartlandplasticsurgerycenter.com.

    Areas of Focus 
    Cosmetic surgery
    Breast Augmentation
    Breast Reduction
    Breast Reconstruction
    Body Contouring
    Congenital deformities of the head, neck, and upper extremities
    Cleft lip and palate
    Hand Surgery
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Dupuytren’s contracture
    Nerve compression syndromes
    Skin cancer
    Microsurgery
    Reconstructive surgery

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical – Indiana University
    Residency – General Surgery, Marion County General Hospital,
    Fellowship - Hand Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Residency - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Fellowship – Microsurgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

    Professional Memberships: American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    American College of Surgeons (FACS)
    Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
    American Association for Hand Surgery
    American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand

     


    SinhaRaj K. Sinha, MD
    Board Certified, Plastic Surgery

    Dr. Raj Sinha is skilled in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, including hand surgery and skin cancers. Dr. Sinha performs face lifts, eyelids, forehead lift, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, breast reconstruction, body contouring, liposuction, tummy tuck, carpal tunnel surgery, ganglions surgery, cubital tunnel surgery, trigger finger surgery, and surgery related to skin cancers.

    To make an appointment with Dr. Sinha, please call the Springfield Clinic Center for Plastic Surgery at 217-528-7541.

    Areas of Focus 
    Breast Augmentation
    Breast Reconstruction
    Breast Surgery
    Cosmetic Surgery
    Hand Surgery
    Carpal Tunnel
    Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
    Face lift
    Liposuction
    Melanoma & Skin Cancer

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical  - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Residency - General Surgery, Spectrum Health/St. Mary's Health Services, Grand Rapids, MI
    Residency - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI
    Fellowship - Hand & Microsurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

    Professional Memberships:  
    American Association for Hand Surgery
    American Medical Association
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons

     

     
    SommerNicole Zook Sommer, MD 
    Board Certified, Plastic Surgery

    Dr. Nicole Sommer is an assistant professor of plastic surgery at SIU School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

    She is qualified to treat all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Sommer has specialized training in all types of breast surgery including reconstruction, augmentation, reduction and asymmetry surgery, revision surgery, and gynecomastia treatment. She also has interest in body contouring procedures and in surgical correction of facial aging. As Director of SIU Cosmetic Center, she focuses on nonsurgical and surgical cosmetic procedures of the face, neck, and body. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

    To make an appointment with Dr. Sommer, please call SIU HealthCare at 217-545-6314.

    Areas of Focus 
    Cosmetic Surgery, Face and Body
    Breast Reconstruction
    Breast Augmentation
    Breast Reduction
    Breast Lift
    Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation

    Education and Professional Certifications: 
    Medical - SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Residency – Integrated General Surgery/Plastic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Fellowship - Breast Reconstruction and Aesthetic Surgery, Institute of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Nashville, TN

    Professional Memberships:   
    American College of Surgeons
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons
    American Burn Association
    American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons-Candidate
    Plastic Surgery Research Council
    Resident Affiliate Group
    American Association of Medical Colleges Organization
    American Medical Association
    Sangamon County and Illinois State Medical Societies