Meet Dr. Vinay S. Gundlapalli
Dr. Vinay S. Gundlapalli is an accomplished plastic and reconstructive surgeon who brings more than 10 years of surgical training to American Surgical Arts. Together, Dr. Gundlapalli and Dr. Sean Bidic are two of the leading plastic surgeons in South Jersey.
An internationally trained surgeon, Dr. Gundlapalli specializes in a range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures, including microvascular breast reconstruction, implant based breast reconstruction, reconstruction after skin cancer resection, reconstruction after trauma, Hand surgery, breast reduction, body contouring, and facial plastic surgery.
Education & Training
Dr. Gundlapalli's background includes earning advanced degrees in India, the U.K., and the U.S. In 2003, he earned a medical degree from BLDE University's Shri B M Patil Medical College in his home country of India. Dr. Gundlapalli then completed his basic surgical training and in 2007 gained membership in the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK.
After moving to the U.S., Dr. Gundlapalli embarked on a 1-year surgical training program at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University in 2009. He then completed a 5-year general surgery residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia, graduating as Chief Resident. Before joining American Surgical Arts in July 2017, Dr. Gundlapalli graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina as Chief Resident in plastic surgery.
Dr. Gundlapalli is a board-certified general surgeon and is eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Additionally, he is a candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgery, the International College of Surgery, and the South Carolina Medical Association.
Dr. Gundlapalli currently operates at several area hospitals, including Inspira Medical Center (Vineland, Elmer, Woodbury), Jefferson Health Systems, Virtua Hospital, Cape Regional and Christiana Care Medical Centers in Delaware.
True to his dedicated nature, Dr. Gundlapalli is active academically as well. He's published research in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at regional, national and international meetings. His areas of interest include:
- Breast reconstruction: implant-based, autologous tissue techniques including micro-vascular flap, direct-to-implant, and pre-pectoral breast reconstruction
- Cosmetic surgery: facelift, neck lift, rhinoplasty, abdominoplasty, breast reduction, body contouring, liposuction
- Injectables: BOTOX, Dysport and dermal fillers
- Craniofacial trauma, chest and abdominal wall reconstruction
- Hand surgery: carpal tunnel release, trigger finger, fractures, arthritis, tumors
- Complex wound management-flap techniques, pressure ulcers
- Microvascular surgery
- Transgender procedures
Dr. Gundlapalli enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young children. His hobbies include photography, yoga, meditation, tennis and he's an avid runner.
If you're considering aesthetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, or non-surgical cosmetic treatments, request a consultation with Dr. Gundlapalli at American Surgical Arts using the online form, or call our office at (856) 362-8898 to schedule your appointment.