Dr. John A Van Aalst MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. John Van Aalst is a plastic surgeon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He is one of 7 doctors at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 2001 - 2003

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 2001

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Effects of connective tissue growth factor on the regulation of elastogenesis in human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells.
Caballero, M.,Skancke, M. D.,Halevi, A. E.,Pegna, G.,Pappa, A. K.,Krochmal, D. J.,Morse, J.,van Aalst, J. A.

Analysis of Human Auricular Cartilage to Guide Tissue-Engineered Nanofiber-Based Chondrogenesis: Implications for Microtia Reconstruction.
Dahl, J.P., Caballero, M., Pappa, A.K., Madan, G., Shockley, W.W., van Aalst, J.A.

Pediatric nasoorbitoethmoid fractures.
Liau, J.Y., Woodlief, J., van Aalst, J.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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