Robert D. Wallace, MD

Professor of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology
Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
Program Director Plastic Surgery Independent and Integrated Residency

Office: 1068 CRESTHAVEN RD
Tel: (901) 866-8525


  • Other, Fellowship Craniofacial Surgery, Hopital Necker Enfantes Malades, Paris France, Craniofacial Surgery
  • Other, Residency Plastic Surgery, UTHSC Memphis, TN, Plastic Surgery
  • Other, Residency Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • Other, Internship Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, Surgery
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Craniofacial Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Breast, and Body

Pediatric Oncologic Reconstruction

Breast Surgery

Mohs Reconstruction

Research Interest/Specialty

1.  Cranioplasty

2.  Porous Polyethylene Implants  


  1. Lou, RB, Konofaos, P, Wallace, RD. Correction of Pterygium Colli in Turner Syndrome: A Clinical Report and Review of the Surgical Management. J Craniofac Surg, 27 (8), 2081-2083, 2016.
  2. Rogers, C, Konofaos, P, Wallace, RD. Superiorly Based Pharyngeal Flap for the Surgical Treatment of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency and Speech Outcomes. J Craniofac Surg, 27 (7), 1746-1749, 2016.
  3. Pierce, CA, Konofaos, P, Alvarez, S, Wallace, RD. Excision and Fat Grafting of Nasal Tip Dermoid Cysts Through an Open Rhinoplasty Approach. J Craniofac Surg, 27 (1), e18-20, 2016.
  4. Konofaos, P, Goubran, S, Wallace, RD. The Role of Resorbable Mesh as a Fixation Device in Craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg, 27 (1), 105-8, 2016.
  5. Konofaos, P, Wallace, RD. Basic Science of Muscle Neurotization: A Review. J Reconstr Microsurg, 31 (7), 481-6, 2015.
  6. Wallace, RD, Salt, C, Konofaos, P. Comparison of Autogenous and Alloplastic Cranioplasty Materials Following Impact Testing. J Craniofac Surg, 26 (5), 1551-7, 2015.
  7. Konofaos, P, Petersen, D, Jennings, JA, Smith, RA, Doty, H, Reves, BT, Guda, T, Appleford, MR, Bumgardner, JD, Wallace, RD. Evaluation of Amniotic Multipotential Tissue Matrix to Augment Healing of Demineralized Bone Matrix in an Animal Calvarial Model. J Craniofac Surg, 26 (4), 1408-12, 2015.
  8. Wallace, RD, Konofaos, P.. Departmental Status: A Key to Future Plastic Surgery Education. J Craniofac Surg, 26 (8), 2247-8, 2015.. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 8 (26), 2247-8, 2015.
  9. Konofaos, P, Kashyap, A, Wallace, RD. Total scalp reconstruction following a dog bite in a pediatric patient. J Craniofac Surg, 25 (4), 1362-4, 2014.
  10. Konofaos, P, Alvarez, S, Wallace, RD. Combined contraction and distraction of the facial skeleton in staged treatment of an atypical facial cleft using distraction devices. J Craniofac Surg, 25 (3), 926-9, 2014.
  11. Konofaos, P, Wallace, RD. A new technique for fixation in the fronto-orbital reconstruction for craniosynostosis using a resorbable mesh. Plast Reconstr Surg, 133 (2), 237e-9e, 2014.
  12. Pearl, CB, Wallace, RD. New technique for marking the location of Mustardé horizontal mattress sutures. Plast Reconstr Surg, 123 (5), 1468-70, 2009.
  13. Lachica, RD, Wallace, RD, Tsujimura, RB. Case report: endoscopic excision of a nasoglabellar dermoid. J Craniofac Surg, 15 (3), 473-7, 2004.
  14. Wallace, RD, Davoudi, MM, Neel, MD, Lachica, RD. The role of the pediatric plastic surgeon in limb salvage surgery for osteosarcoma of the lower extremity. J Craniofac Surg, 14 (5), 680-6, 2003.