Dr. Michelle R. Sieffert is a board-eligible plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. Her refined skills complement those of Dr. Donaldson so that together, the practice provides a comprehensive approach to every aesthetic and reconstructive surgical patient. Born and raised in Reno, Nevada, Dr. Sieffert graduated from Reno High School and attended the University of Arizona where she studied Biology, Chemistry, and Business and graduated top of her class with honors. She knew she would become a surgeon from a very young age, a decision inspired by her father who first introduced her to the operating room at 11 years of age where she fell in love with surgery.
Dr. Sieffert matriculated at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and received dual Medical and Masters of Business Administration degrees in order to better understand the changing and complex landscape of Medicine. In her spare time Dr. Sieffert worked at the local hospital as an operating room staff member and a patient care technician, and trained as an EMT.
Dr. Sieffert received her Plastic Surgery training at Wright State University’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Dayton, OH. She conducted research on the rising costs of healthcare, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) surgery, head and neck reconstruction, and breast cancer. During the last 10 years Dr. Sieffert has primary authored multiple publications in major surgical journals, presented at prestigious national meetings, and helped to educate the next generation of plastic surgeons.