MEET DR. ZAKHARY
Dr. Joseph Zakhary is known for being a caring and compassionate surgeon because he treats his patients and their families with the respect and kindness he feels they deserve. He also knows how important it is for a patient to understand their individual care plan which is why he spends the time to map out each patient’s care for them in a clear and concise way. In taking the time to get to know his patients, he can learn about their expectations and achieve a team approach between patient and doctor.
Dr. Zakhary is double boarded in both Plastic and General surgery. When performing a case, he takes every aspect of plastic surgery into consideration with the understanding that reconstruction and aesthetics go hand in hand to give patients the most functional and cosmetic results possible through restoration of the body and mind.
SPECIAL SKILLS & TRAINING
Dr. Zakhary completed his six-year general surgery training at Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2015. He then went on to hone his skills in plastic surgery over the next three years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a hospital that is known to be a premier regional health center in the south and one of the largest hospital systems in the country. During his time in Birmingham, he learned from some of the best in cosmetic surgery and had extensive training in all manners of breast reconstruction. Dr. Zakhary attributes his well-rounded knowledge and comfort in the operating room to the opportunities LSU and UAB provided in tackling some of the most complex cases during his training.
After nine years of post medical school training, he specializes in microsurgery, breast reconstruction, complex hand surgery, facial and body rejuvenation, post surgical reconstruction and plastics traumatology.
- University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Administrative Chief Resident, 2017-2018
Plastic Surgery Resident, 2015-2018
- Louisiana State University – Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana
General Surgery Resident, 2009-2015
- University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Bachelors of Science – Chemistry, 2001-2005
AWARDS & HONORS
- LSUHSC Honoree at Evening for Heroes in 2013, 2014, 2015
- LSUHSC: Top Quartile ABSITE performance Nationally 2015
27 Total Reviews
Dr. Joseph Zakhary is a compassionate plastic surgeon who goes above and beyond to make sure that his patients get the best results. Dr. Zakhary accepts patients from the Phoenix/Scottsdale area.
Elite Plastic Surgery
10910 N. Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028