Peter Galpin, M.D., FACS

Kahului, HI (96732)

200 Kalepa Pl # 203

(XXX) XXX-XX00 phone

(808) 877-7480 fax

Memberships & Affiliations


Dr. Galpin is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is the only plastic surgeon on Maui with Fellowship training.  Prior to coming to Maui, he held the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery at the University of Miami.  He relocated to Maui to provide a rural environment for his family and to offer his services to the community of Maui.


After graduating from medical school and five years of General Surgery training, Dr. Galpin completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Miami.  He took additional training in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at City University in Nottingham England, and returned to complete a Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the microsurgical training both at the University of Hawaii and the University of Miami.  He has published or presented data on a wide variety of reconstructive and aesthetic topics.

Dr. Galpin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Hawaii Plastic Surgery Society, the D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society, the American Association of Hand Surgery, the Hawaii Medical Association and former Vice President of the Maui County Medical Society.

Dr. Galpin has used his unique experience and education to develop a practice devoted to service, personal care, and technical excellence.


Undergraduate Education:
San Francisco State University
Major: cell and molecular biology
Medical School:
Wayne State University, Detroit MI
Graduated: M.D. 1984

Mt Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit, MI - General Surgery ‘84 - ‘85
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI - General Surgery ‘85 - ‘87
Mt Sinai Medical Center N.Y.. N.Y. - General Surgery ‘88 - ‘90

Plastic Surgery Training:
University of Miami Plastic Surgery Residency, Miami, FL. - 1991-1992
Director: Dr. Ralph Millard

Fellowship Training:
City University Hospital, Nottingham, England
Plastic Surgery Senior House Officer - 1990
Director: Mr. Malcome Deane

University of Miami Hand Surgery Fellowship, Miami, Fl. - 1993
Director: Dr. Anne Ouellette

Microsurgical Training:
University of Hawaii Microsurgical Training - 1987
University of Miami Microsurgical Course - 1992

Faculty Positions:
University of Miami Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery 1993 - 1994
Assistant Professor Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief of Division: Dr. E. Anne Ouellette
Dept. Chair: Dr. Mark Brown

Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat American Board of Plastic Surgery 11/97, certificate # 5183

Professional Affiliations:
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - active member
American Association of Hand Surgery - candidate
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgery - active member
Hawaii Plastic Surgery Society - active member
Dr. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society - active member
Hawaii Medical Association - active member
Maui County Medical Society - active member, Vice-President 1996-1998

Reverse Radial Forearm Fascial Flap For Soft Tissue Coverage Of Hand And Forearm Wounds
Richard A. Rogachefsky, Constantino Mendietta, Peter Galpin, E. A. Ouellette
Free Temporoparietal Fascial Flap For Coverage Of A Large Volar Forearm Wound After Hand Replantation
Richard A. Rogachefsky, Constantino Mendietta, Peter Galpin, E. A. Ouellette

American College of Surgeons (exhibits):
1988 - MASH Experience - Afghanistan
1989 - Analysis of Two Years Of Guerrilla Casualties - Afghanistan
Presented with Dr. S. Murphy, U. Mass.

Alumni Lecture McGill University - 1989
Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference
- Analysis of resident Performed Facelifts
Presented with Dr. K. Dieffenbach

Overseas Experience:
USAID Hospital PVO Freedom Medicine Afghanistan 1987 - 1988
Freedom Medicine Laos 1990