Saïd Azoury, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Azoury is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is board-certified in general surgery, board-eligible in plastic surgery, and fellowship-trained in surgical oncology and reconstructive microsurgery. He is well-versed in surgical solutions for complex reconstructive cases and has a comprehensive understanding of the cancer diagnosis and treatment options. While at the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health (NCI/NIH), he worked in the lab under the auspices of Dr. Steven Rosenberg studying tumor immunology and epigenetics. He most recently completed fellowship training in reconstructive microsurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering and subsequently accepted a dual-faculty appointment in Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery in the Departments of Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He is heavily involved in medical education through his work with various education journals and societies and most recently with his appointment as Associate Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
His clinical focus is in head-to-toe reconstruction, specifically breast reconstruction and augmentation, lymphedema, and lower extremity salvage. His research interests include outcomes in traumatic and oncologic reconstruction and he has contributed over 80 journal publications and 13 book chapters in these topics and more. He is credited with developing the Lower Extremity Guidelines for Salvage (LEGS) in an attempt to regionalize severe lower extremity trauma and optimize limb salvage outcomes.
Dr. Azoury trained at Johns Hopkins for General Surgery, the NCI/NIH in Surgical Oncology, and Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.