Dr. Vinod V. Pathy is a double board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in Connecticut. His background, results, and commitment to safety and patient satisfaction have made his practice in high demand. His attention to both the artistry and the science of plastic surgery fulfills the needs that his patients desire.
Dr. Pathy was educated at Yale University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with an intensive concentration based upon his research and thesis in neurobiology. He subsequently graduated from the highly esteemed Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he developed a passion for plastic surgery. He then completed his rigorous General Surgery residency including chief residency at the prestigious Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and its affiliates in New York City. He was selected to continue his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Montefiore, having been chosen for one of only a handful of greatly competitive positions in New York City. He has had the honor of being trained by numerous internationally renowned pioneers in the field of plastic surgery throughout his career, including those at the acclaimed Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.
Dr. Pathy currently serves as the Director of Breast Reconstruction Services at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, where he also performs a wide array of surgical and non-surgical facial and body aesthetic procedures as well as extensive reconstructive surgery. He additionally performs elective procedures at the Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford, as well as Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. He is pleased to offer services and procedures for his Connecticut Shoreline patients at the tranquil YOLO Laser Center & Med Spa in Guilford.
A published author and frequent speaker regarding both aesthetic and reconstructive topics, Dr. Pathy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. He is also a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Connecticut Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His extensive experience in the area of breast reconstruction has allowed him to be the first plastic surgeon in Connecticut to utilize high-strength ("gummy bear") silicone implants for reconstruction following FDA approval, as well as the first plastic surgeon in Connecticut to utilize both the Sientra anatomically shaped silicone implant and the Natrelle 410 highly cohesive anatomically shaped silicone implant following FDA approval.