Meet David Lo, MD

Plastic Surgeon in Knoxville, TennesseeDr. Lo grew up in a bi-cultural environment having spent his early childhood in Taiwan before moving to Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Duke University, he received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2008. He returned to Duke University Medical Center to complete one of the most rigorous training programs in General Surgery, as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship at the prestigious Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine and Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. In the interim, he has authored more than 30 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, including Cell, PNAS, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Following his passion for plastic surgery, he spent the subsequent three years training with some of the preeminent leaders in plastic surgery at Emory University, one of the storied programs in Atlanta. Dr. Lo’s broad and extensive training has given him vast experience in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face and body, as well as hand surgery. He has a special interest in breast reconstruction after mastectomy, restorative breast and body contouring surgery after massive weight loss, cosmetic breast and body surgery, breast reduction, and surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation of the face, as well as reconstruction of the chest and lower extremities. His paramount goal is to provide outstanding patient care and results with the utmost comfort and safety.

Outside of work, Dr. Lo spends his time with his wife, who is also in the medical field, and their baby boy, Preston. He enjoys exploring new cuisines, traveling, spending time with his friends and family, and cheering for his beloved Duke basketball team.

Curriculum Vitae Dr. David Lo