DR. JOHN YOUSIF
About, Experience, Specialties of Dr. John Yousif
"When the inner self remains young and strong as the outer surface begins to age, that disparity leads some to seek correction, we as plastic surgeons seek to close the discrepancy between surface and soul." -N. John Yousif, M.D
30 Years of Research On Facial Aging and Natural Facial Rejuevenation
National Awards On Facial Aging Research
First to Describe and Perform the Gortex Midface Lift
First to Perform the Hyoid Suspension Neck Lift
Finally Facial Surgery That Looks Natural And Lasts Years
Patients From Around the World Find The Most Natural Facial Rejeuvenation
First to Described and Perform the TUG Flap for Breast Reconstruction
Advancements in Breast Reconstruction
Dr. Yousif was the first surgeon in the world to describe and use the medial thigh gracilis flap for breast reconstruction, also known as the TUG Flap, for which he was awarded The Plastic Surgery Society's National Award for "Best Research Paper" of the year. He was also the first in Wisconsin to perform a microvascular free TRAM for breast reconstruction.
Breakthroughs in Hand Surgery
Dr. Yousif is certified in Hand Surgery and he along with an associated team were the first in the world to perform a replant of a hand that had been amputated at three levels.
Headway in Hair Loss
Dr. Yousif was part of the team that was first in the world to describe and use the occipital flap for male pattern hair loss.
It is essential to understand that all patients, as well all procedures, are not alike. Dr. Yousif performs the latest most innovative procedures, many of which he has originated himself. His procedures are designed to look both natural and have long lasting results. Because of many differing factors, results may vary based on each individual. But know that Dr. Yousif strives to achieve the best potential results for each patient. Beyond that, Dr. Yousif strives to treat each person with caring and kindness and to be a true physician; telling you the facts about surgery and your potential results. An initial office consultation with Dr. Yousif will help you visualize your potential.
-N. John Yousif, M.D.
World Expert in Facial Aging & Facial Rejuvenation
Dr. Yousif is credited with being the first in the world to describe the association of mid-face descent with gravity and the naso-labial fold, which was published in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as "The Naso-labial Fold: A Photogrammetric Analysis." This was awarded the Aesthetic Associations "Best Paper" of that year. Additionally, he was the first to introduce the Gortex Mid-facelift which he has performed for over 25 years. He has been mentioned in Allure Magazine as one of the world experts on facial aging and in a book written by Allure's cosmetic surgery editor on facelifts. He has won the Society of Plastic Surgery's National Award for "Best Research Paper" twice. His work on facial anatomy and facial surgery has been published in the book "Lift-wanting, fearing and having a facelift" written by Joan Kron the medical editor for Allure Magazine.
Hyoid Suspension Neck Lift
Dr Yousif continues to explore the anatomic basis of facial aging. Most recently the Hyoid Suspension Neck Lift which Dr Yousif developed was published in 2016 in the major plastic surgery journal PRS. That was a review of 110 patients who had the Hyoid suspension neck lift. The technique provides more natural and long lasting results. Other publications include the short scar neck lift.
Dr. Yousif was awarded the first national research prize for plastic surgery in 1992 for his description of the anatomy and blood supply of the Transverse Upper Gracilis Flap for breast reconstruction. He was the first in the world to perform this technique.
For over 30 years Dr. Yousif have been synonymous with providing superior outcomes in surgical and non-surgical aesthetics. We invite you to see what makes us different!
Dr. John Yousif has been in practice in the Milwaukee area since 1986. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Yousif attended medical school at the University of Brussels in Belgium. He completed his internship at Moncton City Hospital in New Brunswick Canada and his general surgery residency at Wilmington Medical Center in Wilmington Delaware. Dr. Yousif completed his formal training with a Plastic Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin along with a hand and microsurgery fellowship. Upon completing his fellowship, he was invited to join the teaching staff at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Yousif entered private practice in 1997, though he remains active in the teaching of Plastic Surgery as Clinical Professor at the Medical College. He has published and presented numerous scientific articles related to plastic surgery in the United States and abroad. In addition, Dr. Yousif has received numerous awards and honors for his research and has pioneered many new techniques in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.