Nicholas B. Vedder M.D., F.A.C.S.

Nicholas B. Vedder M.D., F.A.C.S.
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  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Nicholas B. Vedder, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a UW professor of Surgery and of Orthopedics and heads the Division of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Vedder is an expert in plastic and reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. He strives to care for each patient as he would want to be cared for myself.

Dr. Vedder earned his M.D. from Case Western Reserve University. He is board certified in Surgery and Plastic Surgery, with added qualifications in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Vedder's research laboratory examines the mechanism of reperfusion injury, which occurs when blood re-enters tissue, and novel methods of controlling this process through modulation of adhesion interaction between leukocytes and endothelium.

Clinical Interests


Institution Credential Year
Case Western Reserve University Medical education 1981
Univ. of Washington Internship
Univ. of Washington Residency
UW - Dept. of Surgery Fellowship
Harvard Medical School Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital Residency
UW - Dept. of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Fellowship
Degree Institution Year
MD Case Western Reserve University 1981

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Plastic Surgery Hand Surgery 2013
American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery 1993
American Board of Surgery Surgery 1987