Dr. Shannon Armstrong, MD

Dr. Shannon Armstrong, MD

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Plastic Surgery  |  
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37 y/o
88 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Shannon Armstrong is a highly trained Plastic and Hand Surgeon at Elite Plastic Surgery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr....Read more

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Dr. Armstrong's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr. Armstrong's technical skills are unmatched. My results show it. On top of that he is one of the most kind, caring, and compassionate physicians I have ever met. I am priviledged and thankful to be in his care.
in Grand Rapids, MI |
He is an excellent surgeon and has excellent bed-side manner as well.
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Dr. Shannon Armstrong is a highly trained Plastic and Hand Surgeon at Elite Plastic Surgery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Armstrong is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and completed an internationally-renowned microvascular and hand surgery fellowship at The Buncke Clinic in San Francisco. At The Buncke Clinic, he trained where the field of microsurgery was invented, and obtained vast experience in breast reconstruction, microvascular reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, and hand and complex nerve surgery. He was also clinical faculty for Stanford University and University of California San Francisco plastic surgery residents. 

 

Dr. Armstrong is a native of Ohio and received his medical degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. In medical school, he received many top honors including selection to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society. 

 

Following medical school, he trained at Michigan State University/Grand Rapids Plastic Surgery Residency. During his residency he published numerous journal articles, wrote a chapter in a plastic surgery textbook, and received many awards for his scholarly presentation. He presented nationally and internationally at plastic and hand surgery meetings. 

 

Dr. Armstrong is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Surgery, Michigan State University and continues to be a vigorous researcher. Dr. Armstrong currently enjoys a busy and diverse practice. His clinical passions include breast reconstruction, hand surgery, microsurgery, complex head and neck reconstruction, extremity and trunk reconstruction, body contouring, and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Armstrong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Large Breasts
  • Limb Pain
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Protruding Ears
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spider Veins
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Wright State Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Grmerc/Michigan Statell

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Grmerc/Michigan Statell

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Buncke Clin/Ca Pacif Med Ctr

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Heidelberg

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Care Services
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Fracture Care
  • Hair Removal
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Lift
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal
  • Wrist Replacement