Meet Elizabeth A. O’Connor, MD
Dr. O’Connor is a plastic surgeon offering a full array of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. She brings to the Fox Valley additional expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, in which she is fellowship trained.
Dr. O’Connor grew up in central Wisconsin and attended Marquette University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then completed medical training at Wayne State University School of Medicine, where she was awarded membership to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, an organization that “recognizes excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.” Dr. O’Connor became interested in plastic surgery during her medical school clinical rotations, where she found the unparalleled variety, innovations and techniques to be both challenging and rewarding.
“Plastic surgeons have the unique ability to restore a sense of identity and confidence to patients after aging, injury or disease.” – Dr. O’Connor
Dr. O’Connor completed 6 years of intense training in plastic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She then entered a highly sought after fellowship with Dr. Dennis Hammond, an internationally known and highly regarded breast surgeon. During this fellowship, she focused on cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery that incorporated the most innovative techniques available. Throughout her training, Dr. O’Connor has been active in research, resulting in numerous medical presentations and publications including book chapters and journal articles.
Dr. O’Connor, her husband and daughter are happy to return to Wisconsin and join the Fox Valley community. At home, they are avid runners and enjoy training for marathons together.
- Fellowship: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Dr. Dennis Hammond, Grand Rapids, MI
- Residency: Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
- Medical School: M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
- Undergraduate: B.S., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI