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Dr. Kelli Webb

Kelli Webb, MD has come back to her roots to serve the people of southern Illinois. Originally from a small town outside of McLeansboro, Dr. Webb graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she decided to pursue a medical career. Dr. Webb completed medical school and a six year integrated plastic & reconstructive surgery residency at SIU in Springfield, IL. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Webb is interested in clinical research and has won many research awards including the International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery research award in Vancouver, Canada. She is very passionate about teaching and has been appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor at SIU School of Medicine. She also loves to volunteer for Operation Smile, an international organization that treats children with cleft lip and palate deformities.

“I'm so thankful that SIH has provided this opportunity which enables me to move closer to family as well as bring new services and serve the community I love."

Dr. Carlos Rivera-Serrano

Carlos Rivera-Serrano, MD is a US trained plastic & reconstructive surgeon with additional advanced-fellowship training in Asia and Europe. He trained in Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida and then completed his fellowships in some of the most widely recognized and sought after plastic surgery centers in the world. He first completed a one-year clinical Craniofacial Surgery / Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship at the world-renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, where he was also the Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation Fellow. He then did a clinical Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship at Gent University Hospital in Belgium, one of the premier plastic surgery programs in Europe, focusing on complex microvascular breast reconstruction and perforator flaps (free tissue transfer or “free flaps”). Both in Taiwan and Belgium, he worked under global pioneers of plastic surgery, including the developers of several techniques of facial skeletal surgery and breast reconstruction with DIEP and perforator flaps, among many others.

In addition to plastic surgery, Dr. Rivera-Serrano also completed a residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, ranked as the second best program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report the year of his graduation.

Dr. Rivera-Serrano was recruited to the beautiful college town of Carbondale, IL to develop the reconstructive microsurgery program, focusing on breast and head & neck reconstruction, and to further expand the facial and cosmetic surgery services. Dr. Rivera-Serrano main interests include reconstructive and cosmetic facial surgery and breast surgery, including nasal, eyelid and facelift surgery.

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Amy Dinga APN, FNP-C

Amy Dinga APN, FNP-C is a graduate of University of Southern Indiana's advanced practice nursing program. Amy brings 18 years of nursing experience to the SIH Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Office. Most of her career has been spent with Southern Illinois Healthcare at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale working in anesthesia and surgical services. Amy works closely with Dr. Webb on wound consultations, hospital consults and rounding, and post-operative patient care. She is excited to bring her experience and expertise to the patients she cares for.

Mission Statement

The mission of SIH Medical Group Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is to provide the most personal, comprehensive and highest quality reconstructive and cosmetic surgery care for patients of southern Illinois. Our goal is to be the plastic surgery practice of choice, and be an office which patients and referring physicians enjoy dealing with because we consistently exceed their expectations.