About Our Physicians

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Plastic and reconstructive surgery changes lives and improves the way you look and feel, inside and out. Learn more about our internationally renowned surgeons and their approaches to care.


Ask Dr. David H. Song

“We give them hope to give them a light at the end of the tunnel and the ability to really restore what cancer has taken away.”

David H. Song, MD, MBA, is the Physician Executive Director for MedStar Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is also Professor and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine. An internationally recognized expert in plastic surgery, Dr. Song is known for his pioneering work in chest wall reconstruction, particularly DIEP flap procedures, and oncoplastic surgery. He is also a specialist in lymphovenous bypass and lymph node transfer using microsurgical and super-microsurgical techniques to reduce the severity of lymphedema.


Meet Dr. Derek L. Masden

“You get to that point that’s beyond words and it’s a pure emotion that you know you’ve touched somebody and you’ve been able to impact somebody.”

Meet Derek Masden, MD, a plastic surgeon who specializes in Hand Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.


Ask Dr. Karen K. Evans

“We really look at ‘function’ as the most important endpoint, by getting patients back to work, or back to their life, or able to walk.”

Dr. Karen Evans, MD, plastic surgeon located within our Center for Wound Healing at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, answers commonly asked questions about wound healing, including the recovery time and benefits of new wound healing techniques.


Ask Dr. Stephen B. Baker

“I love what I do and this training enables me to take care of all the patients, both children, and adults that have various craniofacial needs.”

Stephen Baker, MD, DDS, FACS is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and medical director of the Center for Facial Restoration at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Click “show more” below to see all the questions Dr. Baker answers. Clicking on the time code for a specific question will take you directly to Dr. Baker’s answer.


Meet Dr. Caitlin S. Zarick

“We are on the leading edge of some of the most promising advances in our field and we really cater towards the patient. It’s gathering the information appropriately and making sure that the next step […] is what is meant to be for you.”

Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM, a podiatric surgeon who specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.