Joining Peninsula Plastic Surgery in 2003, Dr. Christopher Pellegrino is a plastic surgeon with advanced training from some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions. Former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland, Dr. Pellegrino is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and is an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
A graduate of the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Pellegrino received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He completed post-graduate training and his residency in general surgery at the Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, and his plastic surgical residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
While Dr. Pellegrino enjoys all facets of plastic surgery, his focus of special interest is on body contouring and breast reconstruction following mastectomy. He is the area’s recognized expert and educator on injectables including Botox and Juvéderm.
Dr. Pellegrino serves as a board member and surgeon for La-Merced, traveling to Nicaragua on a medical mission to provide reconstructive surgery for under privileged children with congenital deformities and acquired deformities of the face, trunk and extremities. He has attended missions in 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2015.
Dr. Pellegrino always wanted to be a surgeon but his specific interest in plastic surgery began while an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins. “Plastic surgery patients were always the most fascinating to me,” states Dr. Pellegrino. “A plastic surgeon must be a doctor, a technician and an artist, it is what truly inspired me to pursue it as a career.”
Dr. Pellegrino has offices in downtown Salisbury, Maryland and Millsboro, Delaware and serves the entire Delmarva Peninsula. He welcomes patients from the neighboring Baltimore/DC Metro area, as well as other states and countries. Dr. Pellegrino offers hospital appointments at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury and at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and surgery center appointments at the on-site Center for Aesthetic Surgery, Delmarva Surgery Center in Salisbury.
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