Dr. David A. Branch *
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
* Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Board-Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. David Branch specializes in facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, and body sculpting, with additional training in hand reconstruction and microsurgery. He was also a pioneer in the migraine surgery field, and is currently the only migraine surgeon north of Boston.
Part of a large family in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Branch grew up instilled with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, along with a desire to find and live up to his full potential. He first became interested in medicine as a young architecture student, while building latrines and teaching English one summer in Costa Rica. While hospitalized for a broken hip a year later – an experience that made him realize the ordeal of being stripped of dignity and control as a patient, and depending on others for caring support and information – he decided to study surgery instead, and filled out his medical school applications. He eventually found that plastic surgery in particular satisfied his need for creative thinking because, much like architecture, it encompasses all ages and many components of the body.
Dr. Branch attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine, where he met his wife. They were blessed with three children during Dr. Branch’s training venture over the next eight years. After Alabama, Dr. Branch trained for five years in General Surgery at the University of Virginia, followed by Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He then spent two years training in plastic surgery under many wonderful and gifted surgeons in Cleveland, Ohio. Before finally settling in Bangor, Dr. Branch’s last stop was San Francisco, where he trained at the Buncke Clinic in Hand and Microsurgery.
Dr. Branch started his own cosmetic and reconstructive surgery practice – Bangor Plastic and Hand Surgery – in 2000. After working out of the Eastern Maine Healthcare Mall for several years, he relocated his practice in 2009 to a larger, newly renovated facility at 55 Broadway.