Board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Dana R. Towle is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with an added qualification in hand surgery. Today, he has his own private practice in Kansas City, MO where he performs surgeries of the breast, body, ears, and skin. Dr. Towle has extensive experience with multiple medical procedures. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. From his work with the poor in Latin America to his more than a quarter century of experience in the delicate fields of hand and wrist surgery, you can trust that you are in skilled hands to achieve the look you want. While Dr. Towle does not perform surgeries in his office, he does have medical privileges at Creekwood Surgery Center, the Surgery Center of Johnson County, and North Kansas City Hospital.
SKILLS AND SPECIALTIES
Early on in his career, Dr. Towle dedicated the majority of his time working with the hand and performing microsurgeries for patients with fragile hand and finger injuries, rheumatoid disease, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, nerve damage, genetic disorders, carpal tunnel, trigger finger, and more. With the same skill set, Dr. Towle grew his practice into what it is today by also offering plastic surgeries of the breasts, body contouring, ear repair, and nonsurgical treatments with radiofrequency heat energy through innovative Thermi® technologies (ThermiTight, ThermiSmooth, and ThermiVa) in his private practice.
After attending pre-med at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, Dr. Towle attended and graduated with a medical degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO. Then, he earned and completed a general surgery internship at the University of St. Louis as well. For his residency, Dr. Towle held a plastic surgery residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, MO. In the last years of his training, he was offered a hand surgery fellowship with Dr. Lynn D. Ketchum in Overland Park, KS.
Dr. Towle is proud to be a member of the following associations and societies:
American Medical Association
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Metropolitan Medical Society of Kansas City
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Society of Kansas City
Board certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospital affiliation: North Kanas City