Allison Pontius, MD

  • Wednesday May 24, 2006 | Posted in: Albany, NY

    Dr. Allison Pontius is an Albany plastic surgeon, who is board-certified by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

    Hair transplantation is the major focus of Dr. Pontius practice. In fact she has traveled the globe to hone her skills in that field. Her cosmetic surgical background has given her a keen eye for the aesthetics of modern hair transplantation and is passionate about providing hair restoration patients with the most advanced surgical procedures creating the most natural results possible.

    Dr. Pontius graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Santa Barbara where she received additional recognition as the topnotch graduate in her major, earning her the Outstanding Senior Award.

    Dr. Pontius’ excellent scholastic records earned her a scholarship at Tulane University School of Medicine, where she completed her medical degree. She completed her internship in general surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Afterwards, she took her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Pontius then completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Edwin F. Williams, III in Albany, New York. Upon completion of her fellowship she was awarded the Jack R. Anderson Prize for Scholastic Excellence as the first runner-up. This award recognizes the surgeon who earns the highest score on the annual American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery examination.

    During her fellowship year, Dr. Pontius served as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Albany Medical Center where she taught both surgical residents and medical students. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as written manuscripts for several book chapters on facial plastic surgery.

    Dr. Pontius is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Triological Society, The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons.

    Contact Information:
    Williams Center for Excellence
    1072 Troy Schenectady
    Latham, NY 12110

    Phone: 518.786.7000
    Toll Free: 800.742.2797
    Fax: 518.786.1160

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