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Mike Breiner, MD

Michael J. Breiner

Mike Breiner, MD

Discipline Chair for Surgery
Associate Professor for Anatomical Sciences and Surgery
Virginia Campus

Knollwood 134

mbreiner [at]
Curriculum Vitae: 

Dr. Breiner received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Hampden-Syndey College in 1982. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1985. He completed four years of general surgery at the University of South Florida between 1985 and 1989. Between 1989 and 1990, Dr. Breiner completed a Microvascular Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. During the years 1990-1992, Dr. Breiner completed his Plastic Surgery Residency at Baylor College of Medicine. After finishing his Plastic Surgery Residency, Dr. Breiner did an additional fellowship in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Louisville, University of Miami, and Harvard University. Dr. Breiner was full time faculty at Baylor College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery in the division of Plastic Surgery. The Chair of Dr. Breiner's department was Dr. Michael DeBakey. Dr. Breiner was board certified in plastic surgery in 1995. In 1996 Dr. Breiner moved back to his home state of Virginia and started a solo practice in Roanoke Virginia. In 2006 Dr. Breiner became a preceptor to the VCOM students as a fourth year elective. Dr. Breiner retired from his active practice in October of 2014 and became full time faculty at VCOM in December of 2014. He currently serves as Chair of Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery and Anatomy. His academic interests primarily focuses not only in providing high quality education to the students but in designing medical instruments. Dr. Breiner currently holds a patent regarding a medical device used in breast construction when he was at Baylor in October 2017 submitted a patent while at VCOM of a medical device to facilitate lip reconstruction post tumor removal.

Current Professional Organizations

  • Baron Hardy Society
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Roanoke Academy of Medicine
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Roanoke City Chamber of Commerce