John B. Hijjawi, MD

John B. Hijjawi, MD

Plastic Surgery

Intermountain Medical Group Member
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Office Location

Main Office
Accepting new patients
Mon thru Fri 8:15AM - 5PM
SelectHealth Plans
  • CHIP
  • SelectHealth Advantage (Medicare)
  • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
  • SelectHealth Care
  • SelectHealth Choice
  • SelectHealth Community Care
  • SelectHealth Med
  • SelectHealth Share
  • SelectHealth Value

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Professional Summary


  • University of Chicago - Chicago, IL in Doctor of Medicine, 1992 - 1997
  • Residency: Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL in General Surgery, 1997 - 2000
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN in Microsurgery, 2004 - 2005
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL in Plastic Surgery, 2000 - 2004
  • Fellowship: Rijksuniversiteit Gent - B-9000 Ghent in Microvascular Reconstruction, 2006 - 2007
Board Certifications
  • AM BD PLASTIC SURGERY - re-verification 12/31/2026
Professional Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Professional Positions
  • Associate Medical Director, Division of Plastic Surgery, Intermountain Healthcare
Languages Spoken
  • English

Practice Focus

The focus of Dr. Hijjawi's plastic surgery practice is the reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast. He began this practice in 2005 and has now performed over 2000 primary breast reconstruction procedures in addition to secondary breast reconstructions and cosmetic breast procedures. His training includes residency and fellowships at Northwestern University in Chicago and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. In 2006, Dr. Hijjawi won the prestigious Stephen Kroll Fellowship at the University of Gent in Gent, Belgium, where he trained in microvascular breast reconstruction, including performing the DIEP Flap procedure.

Personal Bio & Interests

Dr. Hijjawi served as the Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship Program Director at the Medical College of Wisconsin for 6 years before coming to Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also serves as the Chief Editor of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons online educational tool, the Plastic Surgery Education Network. Dr. Hijjawi performs many types of breast reconstruction, including the DIEP Flap, the SIEA Flap, the SGAP Flap, AlloDerm breast reconstruction, the Latissimus Flap, and the TUG Flap as well as fat-grafting procedures. Dr. Hijjawi has made over 50 national presentations to other plastic surgeons focusing on breast reconstruction with breast implants, breast reconstruction with the DIEP Flap, and the use of fat grafting in breast reconstruction.

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