Project Description

Lucas Dvoracek, MD


Dr. Dvoracek, originally from Wheeling, WV, graduated valedictorian and summa cum laude from West Liberty University with a major in biology and a minor in business administration. In 2015, he graduated AOA from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and joined the integrated plastics surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include application of additive manufacturing to craniofacial imaging and surgery.

Why Pitt?

He was drawn to Pitt Plastics by the program’s uncompromising adherence to excellent surgical training, broad range of research opportunities, and the incredibly friendly and supportive culture of the residents and faculty who he is now proud to call family.



Dvoracek LA, Skolnick GB, Nguyen DC, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Woo AS, Patel KB. Comparison of Traditional versus Normative Cephalic Index in Patients with Sagittal Synostosis: Measure of Scaphocephaly and Postoperative Outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep;136(3):541-8. PMID: 25989301.