Hooman Soltanian, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Languages: English, Farsi, German


Abdominoplasty, Body Contouring, Botox, Botox Injections, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Surgery, Facial and Plastics Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Liposuction, Plastic Surgery, Rhinoplasty ...read more


WellSpan Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

302 St. Charles Way
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-812-2390 | Fax: 717-812-2388
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Dr. Hooman Soltanian is an associate professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include breast reconstruction, such as microvascular tissue transfer, and major reconstructive procedures for post-traumatic and oncologic defects. He also performs cosmetic procedures for breast and body enhancement.

Dr. Soltanian earned his medical degree from the University of Munich. He completed two years of residencies in neurosurgery at the University of Saarland and the University of Bonn in Germany, general surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, and plastic surgery at Albany Medical Center in New York. He received fellowships in hand surgery and microsurgery at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Soltanian joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2017.

Before joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Soltanian was the interim chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Soltanian has published numerous papers and presented at various national meetings. He has served in several educational and organizational capacities and has been recognized with several awards. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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  • Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Ludwig-Maximilians University (1993)


  • Plastic Surgery; Albany Medical Center (2000)
  • General Surgery; Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (1998)
  • Neurosurgery; Universitat des Saarlandes Studienzentrum (1994)
  • Neurosurgery; University of Bonn (1995)


  • Hand Surgery; NYU Langone Medical Center (2001)
  • Microsurgery; NYU Langone Medical Center (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (Plastic Surgery) (2003)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Ji H Son, Danielle C Marshall, Manish Valiathan, Todd Otteson, Gerald Ferretti, Paula A Grigorian, Carol Rosen, Devra Becker, David Rowe, Hooman Soltanian, Gregory Lakin. Innovative Surgical Treatment of Severe Cherubism. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 2019, 56 (1), 90-93.

A Majumder, HJ Miller, LM Del Campo, H Soltanian, YW Novitsky. Assessment of myofascial medialization following posterior component separation via transversus abdominis muscle release in a cadaveric model. Hernia 22, 637-644.

Melissa Ann Mueller, Navid Pourtaheri, Hooman Soltanian. Optimizing Outcomes in Hemipelvectomy Reconstruction with the Free Fillet of Leg Flap. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open 6 (9 Suppl) 2018.

Michele A Manahan, William A Wooden, Stephen M Becker, Jason R Cacioppo, Stephen B Edge, Amanda C Grandinetti, Diedra D Gray, Susan O Holley, Nolan S Karp, Ergun Kocak, Roshni Rao, Gedge D Rosson, Jaime S Schwartz, Thomas J Sitzman, Hooman T Soltanian, Sarvam P TerKonda, Anne M Wallace. Evidence-Based Performance Measures: Quality Metrics for the Care of Patients Undergoing Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2017; 140 (6), 775e-781e.

Alleyne B, Okada HC, Leuchtag RM, Rowe DJ, Soltanian HT, Becker DB, Lakin GE. Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Formats in the United States: National and Institutional Survey. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2017;1049-2275.

Activities & Honors


  • First Place Presentation (Best scientific paper presentation), New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2001 - 2002
  • Educator of the Year, Case Medical Center Department of Plastic Surgery, 2014
  • Innovation Award (Fascial Approximator for Hernia Repair), Case Medical Center, Center for Clinical Research and Technology, 2014
  • Top Doctor, U.S. News and World Report, 2012 - 2013
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical LTD., 2012 - 2015
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors INC., 2014 - 2015
  • Cleveland Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, 2015 - 2016
  • Regional Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical LTD., 2016 - 2017
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