Welcome Dr. Bhatt

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital welcomes a new plastic surgeon to Wound Healing Center

Kirit Bhatt, MD, plastic surgeon, has joined Inova’s Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. Specializing in reconstruction, cosmetic surgery and wound care, Dr. Bhatt provides exciting new options for patients with hard-to-heal wounds.

“At the Wound Care Center, we can manage all types of complex wounds, and as a plastic surgeon, I am able to provide additional options to patients when conservative measures don’t work,” says Dr. Bhatt.

For patients requiring complex reconstruction, Dr. Bhatt is a welcome addition to the Wound Healing Center. He is fellowship-trained in microvascular surgery, which involves transplanting tissue from one part of the body to another. His extensive research in tissue engineering and stem cell research has led to several patents, multimillion-dollar funding from federal and private investors, and a wound-healing biotechnology start-up. Such experiences provide a solid foundation for his work in wound care.

Raised in New York City, Dr. Bhatt received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, and then completed his fellowship training at Stanford University, Georgia Regents University and The Buncke Clinic in San Francisco.

He is excited to be part of a medical team that provides successful outcomes for patients with challenging conditions.

“When our patients have had many different treatments with little or no success, and then they come to the Wound Center and things start healing, it’s very rewarding to see the smile on their faces.”

On a personal note, Dr. Bhatt and his wife enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as golfing, kayaking and running. They spend time traveling and exploring different cultures and they also enjoy local art and theater.

To schedule an appointment at the Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, call 703.664.8025.