Daniel Suver, MD, FACS

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Dr. Suver graduated in 1999, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Williams College, a small prestigious liberal arts college often ranked as one of the top three in the country.  He graduated with Honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine, with notable early election to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Suver completed full residencies in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington. Both programs are considered to be amongst the nation’s best in their respective fields.  He dedicated eight years of premedical and medical training, and then eight additional years of specialized surgical training to become an accomplished surgeon subspecializing in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Suver holds dual board certifications in both General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, and in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  These are the only boards of General Surgery and Plastic Surgery recognized in the United States by the American Board of Medical Subspecialties.  In 2014 he was initiated as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Dr. Suver offers a wide range of specialized services and modern surgical treatments to his patients. He practices the full spectrum of plastic surgery, and has particular interest in breast cancer reconstruction, cosmetic surgery of the face and body, and pediatric plastic surgery, including cleft lip and palate.  He is the medical director of Alaska’s Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic.

Dr. Suver has practiced in Alaska since 2012.  He believes in providing personalized and tailored care to each of his patients.  He ensures that his cosmetic and reconstructive patients understand their options and the techniques available to most safely help them reach their goals.

Dr. Suver lives in Anchorage with his wife Juli, and their two children.   They enjoy hiking, travel, biking, and quality time with family.


Kincaid Park 2013, Turnagain arm, 2013:

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Curriculum Vitae:

  • B.A. Biology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA.  1999. Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
  • M.D. University of Washington School of Medicine, Graduated with Honors.  2004.  Early election to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
  • General Surgery Residency — University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Plastic Surgery Residency — University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Board Certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
  • Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Publications / Presentations:

Latham K, Buchanan E, Suver D, Gruss J. “Neurofibromatosis of the Head and Neck: Classification and Surgical Management.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. March 2015.

Sandvall B, Suver DW, Said H, Mathes D, Neligan P, Dellinger P, Otway L. “Comparison of Synthetic and Biologic Mesh in Ventral Hernia Repair using the Component Separation Technique.” Annals of Plastic Surgery. July 2014.

Edward Buchanan,Richard Hopper, Daniel Suver, Austin Hayes, Joseph Gruss, Craig Birgfeld. “Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures and their Association with Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid Fractures: A 5 Year Review.”  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2012 December; 130(6): 1296-1304

Daniel Suver, Hakim Said, Mika Sinanan, and Otway Louie. “Comparison of Biologic and Prosthetic Mesh in Ventral Hernia Repair using the Component Separation Technique.”  Presented at the February 2012 Pacific Coast Surgical Association Meeting and the January 2012 American Association for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting.

Daniel Suver, Jeffrey Friedrich.  “Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Tumors of the Hand and Wrist.”  The Journal of Hand Surgery.  2010.  25(7): 1209-10.

Daniel Suver, Steven L Lee, Shant Shekherdimian, Stephen Kim.  “Left sided gastroschisis: higher incidence of extraintestinal congenital anomalies.”  American Journal of Surgery  2008.  195(5):663-666.  Also presented at the November 2007 North Pacific Surgical Association Meeting.

Daniel Suver, Deborah Marquardt, Hugh Foy.  “Traumatic Hemipelvectomy.”  Presented at the 2007 combined Oregon and Washington State Chapters of the American College of Surgeons Meeting.  June 14, 2007.

Daniel W. Suver, Jonathan A. Perkins, DO, Scott C. Manning, MD.  “Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome with labyrinthine bony overgrowth and mixed hearing loss, a case report.” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2004. 68:1075-1079.

Daniel W. Suver, Jonathan A. Perkins, DO, Scott C. Manning, MD.  “Somatostatin treatment of massive lymphorrhea following excision of a lymphatic malformation.”  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2004.  68(6):845-50.

Janet H. Iwasa, Daniel W. Suver, Robert M. Savage Ph.D.  “The leech hunchback protein is expressed in the epithelium and CNS but not in the segmental precursor lineages.”  Development Genes and Evolution.  2000.  210:277-288.

Hospital Affiliations/Privileges:

  • Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage
  • Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage
  • Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage
  • Alaska Surgery Center
  • Surgery Center of Anchorage
  • Office surgery facility available