Dr. John Hijjawi, MD

Dr. John Hijjawi, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. John Hijjawi, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in plastic surgery, oncoplastic surgery, and more.

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 420

Murray, UT 84107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 83% of peers
more than 34% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
more than 24% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hijjawi "There are many choices for patients to make when choosing the right approach to their care. I believe it is vital that I provide my patients with the information that will help guide them to the safest choice that is right for them. I am not here to make decisions for my patients, but rather to work with them in a shared decision making process that they will be satisfied with for years to come."

5  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • BRCA1 Gene Mutation Carrier
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast, Unilateral Giant
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits

9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Microvascular Breast Reconstruction-DIEP Flap University of Gent, Belgium
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery, Best Paper, Chief Resident Forum, 2004
  • Kernahan Award, Best Plastic Surgery Resident Publication, northwestern Memorial Hospital, Division of Plastic Surgery, 2003
  • Edelstone-Bendix Award, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery, 2004
  • Best Doctors in America, 2009
  • Stephen Kroll Fellowship in Breast Reconstruction, 2006
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hijjawi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hijjawi to family and friends
39 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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Dr. Hijjawi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Hijjawi is extremely knowledgeable about reconstructive breast surgery. He understands and is able to convey the positives and negatives of the choices that are available to women. He communicates in a kind manner, sensitive to the situation of the patient. He has performed well over 1,000...more
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Dr. Hijjawi has been the best plastic surgeon I could have ever hoped for. From the first visit he made me feel as comfortable as possible in my condition, four months of chemotherapy, tired, and scared. He answered questions in a clear and unrushed manner. He was professional and yet reassuring...more
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Dr. Hijjawi is remarkable! He was recommended by another surgeon, and proved to be an outstanding recommendation. I highly recommend Dr. Hijjawi for his surgical skill, his knowledge, his years of experience, his kindness, and his incredible patience. Thus far the outcome of my breast...more
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If you want a super smart, ultra-competent doctor who treats you like family, you've found him. When I learned I needed a mastectomy, I searched for a plastic surgeon with about ten years of experience as this would allow time enough for him or her to develop mastery and, at the same time, he or...more
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Dr. Hijjawi performed my reconstruction surgery after breast cancer in Milwaukee. This was a very scary and emotional time for me. He sincerely listened and reviewed all of my options/risks and benefits based on my history. I offer this testimonial to all of the women in Utah making their way...more
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