Dr. Peter Neligan is a Plastic Surgeon, specializing in Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery. He is a professor of Surgery at UW and director of the Center for Reconstructive Surgery at UWMC. His areas of special interest are flap surgery, lymphatic surgery, facial re-animation and facial transplantation. He received his medical degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. He subsequently did fellowship training in Pediatric Plastic Surgery, research Microvascular Surgery and Burns. He practiced for 20 years in Canada, becoming Chair of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He was recruited to UW in 2007. He has served in numerous societies, including President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the North American Skull Base Society. He is a board member of the American Head and Neck Society and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.