I really enjoy talking to my patients to find out the true reason for their visit. “It seems so small of an issue, but it really bothers me,” I frequently hear. In my mind, these are concerns that rob us of our confidence and interfere with how we interact socially, how we dress, and how we feel we are perceived by others. We are all beautiful, but sometimes even a small correction will bring about a stunning transformation in all avenues of our life. This is the most gratifying part of plastic surgery. When I see a postoperative patient walking down the hall with more poise and confidence, I know I have done a good job. Their smile is vibrant and resolute and is completely tangible. I feel a rebirth of energy and it motivates me to strive for an excellent outcome. This is the reason I go to work every morning.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. McIntyre is a double board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon located in Columbia, South Carolina. He joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina in 2011 after completing extensive training in plastic surgery. He brings to the area expertise in breast reconstruction and has made microsurgical breast reconstruction in the midlands a reality. He also has added experience in oculoplastics, facial aesthetics and body contouring.
Dr. McIntyre is a graduate of Wofford College and attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine where he obtained his M.D. degree. After graduating from medical school he entered a rigorous general surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati. There, he benefited from a special focus on surgical oncology, which partly explains his interest and talent in cancer reconstruction. In 2008 he moved to Charlottesville, Virginia to carry out his training in plastic surgery at the University of Virginia. This is a respected academic training program and many of its graduates serve in leadership roles across the country in the field of plastic surgery. While in Virginia, Dr. McIntyre received a well-rounded education in state of the art plastic surgery techniques, which included a broad exposure to all available techniques in breast reconstruction.
Following his formal training in plastic surgery in America, Dr. McIntyre then travelled overseas to New Zealand to Wellington Regional Plastics, Burns and Maxillofacial Unit. This was a formal training program which focused on cutting edge techniques in autologous and microsurgical reconstruction of all body sites. All types of perforator flaps were performed including DIEP and gluteal artery perforator (GAP) flaps. While in New Zealand he gained additional experience in contoured anatomic breast implants in which opportunities previously did not exist in the United States outside of a clinical trial. Now that anatomic implants are becoming available in the U.S., Dr. McIntyre is one of a handful of surgeons with proven experience with these types of implants.
Subsequent to his travels in New Zealand, he then went to Sydney Melanoma Unit in Australia and Chang Gung Medical Center in Taipei, Taiwan as an honorary visitor. While in Sydney, Dr. McIntyre visited with Professors Jonathan Thompson and Jonathan Stretch where he truly got to see firsthand the most sophisticated melanoma center in the world. He went to theatre several times at both Royal Prince Alfred and Royal Northshore Hospitals.
Dr. McIntyre is proud to be back in South Carolina where he can now serve the needs of the people of his beloved state. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the region, which enables him to provide the best care to his patients. As an educator, he regularly participates in the training of surgical residents and mentors future plastic surgeons in the area. He also has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured regionally in breast reconstruction, body contouring, and melanoma and internationally in cancer reconstruction.
Dr. McIntyre is happily married to his wife, Sherry, and is the proud father of four children. He is an avid outdoorsman and has a love for Boykin Spaniels.
Palmetto Health Richland Hospital
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Lexington Medical Center
Parkridge Surgery Center
Lexington Surgery Center
Location & Office Hours
University Specialty Clinics- Surgery
Two Medical Park Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM
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