Meet Dr. Wegener
Serving as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Flowood, MS, Dr. Eric E. Wegener is board certified with a Certificate of Added Qualifications for Hand Surgery. He executes an extensive list of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments, but has also become the referral of choice for acute and chronic conditions of the hand and wrist. Dr. Wegener helps patients with many different issues caused by injuries, arthritis, and nerve problems. He continues to share his expertise with others in the plastic and hand surgery fields by authoring book chapters and medical journal articles, as well as speaking at local, regional, and national meetings.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Wegener performs the full gamut of plastic surgery including cosmetic, reconstructive, and hand and upper extremity surgery. He also specializes in facial cosmetic surgeries like the forehead lift, eye lift, facelift, neck lift, and nasal and ear reshaping for appearance and function. Dr. Wegener performs breast augmentations and lower body surgeries such as the tummy tuck, liposuction, lower body lift, arm lift, thigh lift, and labiaplasty. Procedures for the reduction of large breasts and post-mastectomy breast reconstruction are also areas of Dr. Wegener’s considerable experience. Additionally, he treats many conditions of the face nonsurgically with the use of injectables and various laser treatments.
In the realm of hand surgery, Dr. Wegener provides procedures for countless issues in order to restore appearance and use. This list includes carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, fractures, changes due to rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, tendon and nerve injuries, Dupuytren’s contracture, and a myriad of wrist conditions. If you have pain or difficulties with your wrist and hand, Dr. Wegener can provide a diagnosis and procedure to improve overall functionality and aesthetics.
Education and Training
Born and raised in Clarksdale, MS, Dr. Wegener is one of six children, two of which are physicians. His father was a gynecologist and obstetrician who tremendously influenced Dr. Wegener’s interest in medicine. After graduating from Lee Academy, Dr. Wegener obtained a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University in Biomedical Engineering. He then attended the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. His plastic surgery rotations solidified his love for the industry and he became fascinated with hand and wrist surgery. He received his plastic surgery training in Akron, OH, and extended his training an additional year to receive a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Dr. Wegener is married to his wife, Connie, and they have three children, Katie, Eric Jr., and Cecil. They are members of Christ United Methodist Church and enjoy hunting and playing sports together. Dr. Wegener is an avid golfer and spends time playing with his friends and his two sons. He also inherited his father’s love for flying and earned his pilot certificate while in college. To this day, he continues to fly friends, family, and anyone in need whenever possible. Additionally, he is an aviation medical examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration and performs flight physicals for pilots. Faith, family, and friends are Dr. Wegener’s primary focus, and he feels truly blessed to use his God-given talents in a career that he loves. If you would like to learn more about Dr. Wegener and the services he provides, look through our website or call our office today.