Umar Choudry, MD

Umar Choudry, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Urdu

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Maple Grove Hospital

Care Philosophy

I aim to treat my patients like I would my family members: dedicated, professional, current, informative, inclusive, and successful.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Elective hand surgery
  • Facial plastic surgery
  • Facial reconstruction
  • General and Cancer Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastics
  • Post-bariatric surgery body contouring

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan


  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV


  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (Plastic Surgery)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Research)
  • Aga Khan University (Research)

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016-2019)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2016-2019)
  • Annual National VA Innovations Award, Winner, Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Sores: Getting to Zero (2013)
  • Nominee for Clinical Excellence Award at VAMC (2008, 2013)
  • Achievement Award for Excellence, American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (2000-2004)


  • Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Minnesota
  • Associate Program Director, Plastic Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • Executive Council Member, Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Associate Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Minnesota

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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