Dr. Dinakar Golla  is a native Pittsburgher who is the founder of the Golla Center for Plastic Surgery & Spa.  He is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Pittsburgh with extensive experience in cosmetic surgery.  He has authored numerous articles, lectured over a 100 times around the country and the world on unique cutting edge techniques in plastic surgery and has trained a number of surgeons who have traveled to watch and learn from his expertise. His ability to listen to his patients desires and to honestly communicate what is possible has garnered him the praise and admiration of his patient population.
Dr. Golla graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from Boston University School of Arts and Sciences. Then Dr. Golla graduated magna cum laude from the prestigious Boston University School of Medicine.  He won the Alumni Association Award, which is given to those students whose efforts raise the Boston University Medical School community, as well as the Dean Eleanor Tyler Memorial Award, which is given to the top medical graduate from the Seven Year Medical Program.  In addition, he won the Merck Manual Award, which is given to the top three students of each medical school class.  He is also a member of the AOA, a national medical school honor society.
He did his General Surgery and then a Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center  as well as Chief of UPP Plastic Surgery at UPMC St Margaret and UPMC Passavant.  After leaving the University, he founded the Golla Center For Plastic Surgery in Pittsburgh to bring cutting edge surgical techniques more broadly to his patients.

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Publications:
  1. Krishnamurthy, A. Golla, D. Lee WP. Rubin JP. Traumatic intratendinous flexor digitorum profundus rupture: A case report. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2005 Autumn: 13(3):151-152.
  2. Stofman, G. Golla, D. Case Report of Phototherapy for a Clinical Port Wine Lesion. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 2002 Jan-Feb:26(1):61-3.
  3. Hurwitz, DJ. Golla, D. Breast Reduction After Massive Weight Loss. Plastic Surgery Forum, Volume XXVII. October 2004 page 192.

Teaching:
  1. Dupytren’s Contracture. Orthopedic/Plastics Hand Conference. Aircast Conference Room. July, 2002.
  2. Radial Nerve Palsy. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Watson Learning Center. August 2002.
  3. Rhabdomyoma. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Watson Learning Center. October 2002.
  4. Mandibular Angle Fracture Management. Facial Trauma Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. January 2003.
  5. Mortality and Morbidity. Breast Implant Extrusion. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh Conference Center. May 2003.
  6. CMC Arthritis. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Watson Learning Center. July 2003.
  7. Radial Artery Free flap. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh Conference Center. September 2003.
  8. Mortality and Morbidity. Free Fibula Failure. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh Conference Center .November 2003.
  9. Nasal Reconstruction. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh Conference Center. February 2003.
  10. Wound Healing: Surgeons Perspective. Sheraton Station Square. November 4, 2004.
  11. Skin Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective. Grand Rounds. UPMC St. Margarets Conference Center. December 9, 2004.
  12. New Treatments in Plastic Surgery. Butler Radio Station WISR. December 16, 2004.
  13. Skin Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective. Grand Rounds. UPMC Passavant Conference Center. January 11, 2005.
  14. Skin Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective. Grand Rounds. Butler Hospital. January 13, 2005.
  15. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. National Association of Case Managers. Pittsburgh, PA. February 24, 2005.
  16. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. Grand Rounds. Forbes Regional Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA. April 13th, 2005.
  17. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. Grand Rounds. Butler Hospital. Butler, PA. April 14th, 2005.
  18. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. Case Studies and Grand Rounds. Forbes Regional Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA. April 20th, 2005.
  19. Skin Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective. TAPI CME Event. Coraopolis, PA. April, 24th, 2005.
  20. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. Case Studies and Grand Rounds. Forbes Regional Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA. April 20th, 2005.
  21. Wound Care: Novel New Therapies. Grand Rounds. Mon Valley Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA. November 4th, 2005.
  22. Skin Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective. Gandhi Hospital Invited Lecture. Hyderabad, India. Febuary 21st, 2006
  23. Invited Lecture: Ventral Hernia: Role for Biologics. McGowan Biologics Symposium. Phoenix, Arizona Feb 16th, 2008.
  24. Invited Lecture: Component Seperation for Abdominal Hernias and Reconstruction. Treating Obesity: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Jackson, Missisippi. August 16th, 2008.
  25. Abdominoplasty. Plastic surgery Grand rounds. Nov 11,2008.
  26. Invited Lecture: Component Seperation for Abdominal Hernias and Reconstruction. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Course. Washington DC. June,2009.
  27. Invited Lecture: Component Seperation for Abdominal Hernias and Reconstruction. Northeastern Meeting. Charleston, August, 2009.
  28. Invited Lecture: Component Seperation for Abdominal Hernias and Reconstruction. Gandhi Hospital Invited Lecture. Hyderabad, India. Novemeber 2009.
  29. Invited Lecture: Component Seperation for Abdominal Hernias and Reconstruction. IPRAS. New Delhi, December, 2009.
  30. Invited Lecture: Ventral Hernia: Role for Biologics. McGowan Biologics Symposium. Napa, CA April, 26th, 2010.
  31. Chaired session. McGowan Biologics Symposium. Napa, CA April, 26th, 2010.