Philippe A. Capraro MD

Denver, CO, US
Philippe A. Capraro MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Our philosophy of plastic surgery is to keep you safe and comfortable at all times. Your procedure will be personalized for your specific needs, including the best time of year for your surgery.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Capraro performs reconstructive and cosmetic procedures.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

Education:
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Doctor of Medicine, August 1988-May 1992

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Master of Science (Physiology), August 1986-May 1988

Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Science (Biology), August 1982-May 1986

Sr. John’s College Military High School, Washington, D.C.
High School Diploma, August 1978-May 1982

Postgraduate Training:
Clinic for Plastic surgery at Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship,
Director: John A. Grossman M.D.
January 1, 2000-June 30, 2000

Hand and Plastic Surgery Centre, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Breast Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
July 1, 1999-December 31, 1999

Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency
July 1, 1997-June 30, 1999

Easton Hospital, Department of General Surgery,
Easton, Pennsylvania
Categorical Surgical Residency, July 1,1992-June 30, 1997

Publications and Presentations

Publications:
Zukowska-Grojec Z, Shen G, Capraro PA. Cardiovascular, Neuropeptide Y
and Adrenergic Responses in Stress are Sexually Differentiated.
Journal of Physiology and Behavior, 1991; 49(4): 771-777

Hammond DC, Bouwense, C L, B.A., B.S ,Hankins, WT, M.D.
Maxewell-Davis, G.S. M.D., Furdyna, J. M.D., and Capraro, PA, M.D.
Microsurgical Replantation of the Amputated Nose. Plast. and Reconstr. Surg.
105: 2133, 2000.

Capraro PA, Fisher JB, Hammond DC. Klippel – Trenaunay Syndrome
Submitted of publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery April 1999

Hammond DC, Capraro PA. Utilizing a Skin-Muscle Flap in Immediate Breast
Reconstruction During Placement of Tissue Expanders or Implants
Plast & Reconstr Surg, Submitting of publication

Capraro PA, Rasmus Burn, Gosain A. Cortical Activation During Facial Muscle
Movement Demonstrated fMRI.
Plast & Reconstr Surg, In process of writing May 2000

Hammond DC, Arnold JF, Simon AM, Capraro PA. Combine Use of Ultrasonic Liposuction with the Pull-Through Technique for the Treatment of Gynecomastia
Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2003; 112, 3: 891-897

Grossman JA, Capraro PA, Burneikis V. Fibrin Glue in Facial Aesthetic
Procedures Plast & Reconstr Surg, In process of writing

Presentations:
Capraro PA. Cortical Activation During Facial Muscle Movement Demonstrated
FMRI. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Senior Conference, Galveston, TX.
April 23, 1999.

Capraro PA. The Fundamentals of Breast Reconstruction. Presented at the
Mammographers of Michigan – Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 6, 1999

Capraro PA. TRAM Update. Presented at XVI National Venezuelan Congress
of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery – Caracas, Venezuela
March 28, 2000

Capraro PA. “SPAIR” Mammaplasty Reduction. Presented at XVI National
Venezuelan Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Maxillofacial
Surgery – Caracas, Venezuela, March 28, 2000

Capraro PA. Panel: Mastopexy and Its Variations. Presented at XVI National
Venezuelan Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Maxillofacial
Surgery – Caracas, Venezuela, March 28, 2000

Capraro PA. Panel: Anatomical Implants in Breast Reconstruction. Presented
at XVI National Venezuelan Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and
Maxillofacial Surgery – Caracas, Venezuela, March 28, 2000.

Surgical Demonstrations:
Colorado and Company, KUSA 9, Denver – Vaser Lipo, 2010
Colorado and Company, KUSA 9, Denver – Injectables, 2009
KDVR Fox31 News, Denver, CO – Breast Reduction, 2009
Colorado and Company, KUSA 9, Denver – DOT Therapy, 2008
KMGH 7 News, Denver, CO – Body Lift, 2004
Capraro PA. “SPAIR” Mastopexy. Performed at XVI National Venezuelan
Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery –
Caracas, Venezuela, March 29, 2000.

Awards & Honors

Mock Boards – Certificate of Achievement,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 1999
Awarded to the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery resident who
Won the Department’s Mock Oral Board Competition

1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, Medical Records Award, Easton Hosp., Easton, PA
Awarded to the surgical resident who presented the most complete
Medical records including History and Physicals, progress notes and operative reports for the academic year

Affiliations & Memberships

Society Memberships

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2002-Present
American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, 1997-Present
American College of Surgeons, Candidate Group, 1995-Present
American Medical Society, 1992-Present
Denver Medical Society
Michigan Medical Society, 1999-Present
Kent County Medical Society, 1999-Present
Milwaukee County Medical Society, 1997-1999
Pennsylvania Medical Society, 1992-1997
Northampton County Medical Society, 1992-1997

Your Consultation

The aesthetic planning phase of your procedure is a crucial component in accomplishing the shared goals of you and your doctor. This process starts during your plastic surgery consultation, which will include a detailed discussion of your aesthetic goals. Through this discussion, Dr. Capraro will work with you to create the best solution to these goals. The plastic surgery procedure he ultimately recommends will be geared towards achieving the finest aesthetic results.

Staff & Facilities

Languages Spoken

Fluent in Italian, French and Spanish

Philippe A. Capraro MD

4600 Hale Parkway, Suite 100,
Denver, CO, 80220, US

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