Roberto D. Lachica, MD


Dr. Roberto D. Lachica

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery

Contact Person:
Elizabeth Sauve, 901-448-1350, esauve@uthsc.edu

Specialty and Clinical Interests

  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Aesthetic Reconstructive Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery

Research and Interests

  • Cutaneous Flaps for Hand Reconstruction
  • Comprehensive Lower Extremity Salvage
  • Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Reverse and Direct Flow Island Flaps in Digital Pulp
  • Reconstruction of the Fingers

University Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery 2011-Present
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery 2008-2011
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery 2001-2008

Medical School

  • Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Post Doctoral Education

  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Resident Physician, General Surgery, 1992-1996
  • University of Tennessee Memphis, Resident Physician, Plastic Surgery 1996-1998

Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1999
  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1993

Hospital Affiliations

  • Methodist University Hospital
  • Regional Medical Center, Memphis
  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital