New Faculty News
Dr. Anas Eid is a facial plastic surgeon joining UTHSC Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery department as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery in November 2021. He is fellowship trained in both Microsurgery and Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Eid completed his residency in Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He also completed a fellowship in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Iowa, and Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery at Baptist Memorial Healthcare and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Eid offers the full spectrum of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. His clinical specialties include reconstructive surgery for complex defects in head and neck cancer surgery, facial reconstruction for Moh’s & skin cancer surgery, treatment of craniofacial anomalies like cleft lip and palate deformities, facial trauma, and aesthetic facial plastic surgery.
Specialized in lymphedema surgery, Dr Eid is one of a few surgeons in the country that offer surgical treatment for head and neck lymphedema. His research interests include 3D prefabrication of flaps in reconstructive surgery, lymphedema of the head and neck, soft tissue lymphatic mapping, chimeric flaps, prefabrication of flaps, and 3D virtual surgical planning. He is the author of multiple peer-reviewed publications including a salvage protocol for free flaps. Additionally, Dr Eid authored multiple textbook chapters in facial plastic surgery and patient safety. Dedicated to patient safety and healthcare access, Dr. Eid has been involved globally in several initiatives with the World Health Organization and the United Nations.