Charlotte Plastic Surgery

THEODORE T. NYAME, M.D.

“Dr. Nyame is genuinely a kind, caring, and passionate person! All of these wonderful qualities reflect in his work and care! He not only ensured that I had great results, he stressed the importance of my safety being his top priority! Dr. Nyame truly goes above and beyond and values each of his patients.” -Keuna M.

BIO

Dr. Theodore T Nyame is a Harvard trained, Board-Certified plastic surgeon. Originally growing up in a small town located in Ghana, West Africa with no running water and no paved roads, Dr. Nyame and his family overcame all odds after his parents relocated his family to the Bronx, NY. Here he began his education with a devoted father who wished for Dr. Nyame and his brother to go into the medical field. Shortly after moving, the brothers quickly adapted to American culture, where they advanced through the academic ranks of their peers, ending up at the top of their classes.

Before coming to Charlotte, NC he started his medical training at Cornell University, where he studied chemistry and chemical biology. Graduating with honors, he continued his education by attending Harvard University for medical school. Receiving his Doctorate of Medicine, Dr. Nyame then chose to study plastic surgery at the Harvard Plastic Surgery Program, a prestigious program that only accepts 3 candidates out of hundreds of applicants.

Once his training was complete, he earned his place on specialized surgical teams performing groundbreaking operations, including the first-ever face transplant, and participated in several other monumental occasions. He has traveled across the world – from Norway to Australia – to spread information on the latest techniques and technologies to his esteemed peers in the plastic surgery community and hone his skills. Dr. Nyame has now been in Charlotte, NC for about 7 years with his wife, a practicing cardiologist, and their two children.

The secret to Dr. Nyame’s unconditional passion for results-oriented service to his patients is not a secret at all. “For me, walking out of a treatment knowing that I delivered the best work possible for my patients is most important,” he explains. His promise is to combine experience with personal interest to deliver the best work possible for his patients.

ACADEMIC

  • Undergraduate: Cornell University (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School
  • General Surgery Training: Harvard Medical School MGH/BWH/BIDMC
  • Plastic Surgery Residency: Harvard Plastic Surgery Program
  • Research Fellowship: Harvard Medical School Pfiffer Fellow
  • Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship: Gold Coast University Hospital, Queensland, Australia

PROFESSIONAL

  • Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School surgical teaching award
  • Harvard Medical School Hollis L. Albright, ’31 Scholar
  • Harvard Medical School Linnane Scholar (Academic excellence and community leadership)
  • Omega Psi Phi National Scholar (Highest National GPA)
  • Omega Psi Phi Herman Dreer Scholar
  • National Medical Fellowships Emerging Leadership Award
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Scholar
  • Author of medical peer-reviewed articles and book chapters
  • Lecturer at national and international meetings
  • Clinical adviser to skin/trauma research center – Medizinische Universitat Wein (Vienna, Austria)
  • Adjunct Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Faculty: Pacific Private Hospital Breast Academy Center (Queensland, Australia)

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