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Oluseyi Aliu, M.D.

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4.7out of 5
68 Ratings
  • Director of Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Abdominoplasty, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Blepharoplasty, Body Contouring, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Tissue Expander, Burn Deformities, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Chronic Wounds, Cutaneous Oncology, Eyelid Reconstruction, Facial Cancers, Facial Fracture, Flaps, General Reconstruction, Genital Reconstruction, Hand Fractures, Head and Neck Reconstruction After Cancer, Hidradenitis, Keloids, Lymphedema Surgery, Microsurgery, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Neuralgia, Plastic Surgery, Post Gastric Bypass Plastic Surgery, Thighplasty, Wound Reconstruction more

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466
601 N. Caroline St.
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Phone: 443-287-6012


Dr. Aliu holds a bachelor’s degree from Rollins College and a Master’s of Science degree in Health and Healthcare Research from the University of Michigan. He completed a residency in plastic surgery, a fellowship in health services research and a fellowship in microsurgery at the University of Michigan before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2016. His work has been recognized with a Clinical Program of the Year award at the University of Michigan Health System. He was also recognized as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Michigan from 2011-2013. more


  • Director of Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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  • MD; Baylor College of Medicine (2007)


  • Plastic Surgery; University of Michigan Health System (2011)
  • Plastic Surgery; University of Michigan Health System (2015)


  • Microsurgery; Albany Medical Center-SUNY (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (Plastic Surgery) (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Abrams SA, Hawthorne KM, Aliu O, Hicks PD, Chen Z, Griffin IJ. An inulin-type fructan enhances calcium absorption primarily via an effect on colonic absorption in humans. The Journal of Nutrition 137: 2208-2012, 2007 (PMID 17884999). 

Netscher DT, Aliu O, Samra S, Lewis E. A case of congenital bilateral absence of elbow flexor muscles; a review of differential diagnosis and treatment. Hand 3: 4-12, 2008 (PMID 18780113). 

Aliu O, Netscher DT, Peltier M. Failure of small joint arthodesis from resorption around a compression screw in a patient with lupus-associated arthritis mutilans; a case report. Hand 3: 72-75, 2008 (PMID 18780125). 

Aliu O, Netscher DT, Staines KG, Thronby J, Armenta A. A 5 year interval evaluation of function after pollicization for congenital thumb aplasia using multiple outcome measures. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 122: 198-205, 2008 (PMID 18594460). 

Thacher TD, Aliu O, Griffin IJ, Pam SD, O'Brien KO, Imade GE, Abrams SA. Meals and dephytinization affect calcium and zinc absorption in Nigerian children with rickets. The Journal of Nutrition 139:926-932, 2009 (PMID 19321589). 

Aliu O, Chung KC. Readability of ASPS and ASAPS educational websites: an analysis of consumer impact. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 125: 1271-1278, 2010 (PMID 20072085). 

Pritchett CV, Hervey-Jumper SL, Aliu O, Hayanga AJ. Legislating change in surgical residency. Archives of Surgery 146: 972-974, 2011(PMID 21844439)

Aliu O, Chung KC. Assessing strength of evidence in diagnostic tests. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 129: 989e-998e, 2012 (PMID: 22634696)

Downey C, Aliu O, Nemir S, Naik-Mathuria B, Hatef DA, Bullocks JM, Friedman JD. An Algorithmic Approach to the Management of Limb Ischemia in Infants and Young Children. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Electronic publication, 2012. (PMID: 23142939) 

Aliu O, Pannucci CJ, Chung KC. A Qualitative Analysis of the Perspectives of Volunteer Reconstructive Surgeons on Task Shifting for Surgical Capacity Building in Low-resource Countries. World Journal of Surgery 37: 481-487, 2013 (PMID: 23232822)

Activities & Honors


  • America's Best Plastic Surgeons 2021: Liposuction, Newsweek, 2021 - 2021
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and the Veterans Affairs Administration (Veterans Affairs Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI), 2011 - 2013
  • University of Michigan “Clinical Program of the Year”, Hope Clinic at The University of Michigan Health System, 2012


  • Resident Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2011 - 2011
  • Clinical Fellow Member, AcademyHealth

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

  • 4.8 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 4.8 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.6 Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • 4.5 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 4.9 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.8 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.7 Overall Rating by Patient


4.7 out of 5 (68 Ratings, 35 Comments)
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