Dr. Reps Sundin’s Educational Background

A native of Virginia, Dr. Sundin was raised in Virginia Beach. He attended Norfolk Academy, where he graduated with honors. He then attended Georgetown University where he was elected into the honor society, Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Biology, which marked the onset of an educational career characterized by excellence.

While at Georgetown, Dr. Sundin did several years of cellular research focusing on breast cancer at the Lombardi Cancer Center. He then went on to receive an academic scholarship to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, which is consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country. 

During his time in medical school, Dr. Reps Sundin was elected vice president of the exclusive medical school honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He also pursued research in Plastic Surgery during medical school, having obtained an NIH fellowship. He remains committed to excellence in all endeavors, including the creation of your incredible results.

Dr. Sundin’s Further Education

Dr. Reps Sundin went on to obtain general surgical training at the University of Kentucky, where he obtained the highest score in his class on the General Surgery Inservice examination. He then continued his training at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he was one of the few residents in the country to be selected to pursue an integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency.

While in Kansas, Dr. Reps Sundin was trained in all aspects of plastic surgery including breast cancer reconstruction, burn surgery, facial trauma, pediatric plastic surgery and hand surgery. He also received extensive training in cosmetic surgery, specifically with regard to body contouring, abdominoplasty, breast reduction and augmentation, liposuction as well as facial rejuvenation.

Fellowship Training

After residency, Dr. Reps Sundin was selected as an Aesthetic Surgery Fellow at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in association with the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center. During this additional year of dedicated cosmetic surgery training, Dr. Sundin operated with some of the most renowned experts in the world of aesthetic surgery of the face, nose, and breast.

His mentors included Dr. Sherrell Aston, Dr. Alan Matarasso, Dr. Jennifer Walden, Dr. Nicolas Tabbal, Dr. Gerald Pittman, and many others. During his fellowship, Dr. Reps Sundin also had independent operating privileges and ran his own cosmetic clinic, in addition to time spent participating in the education and supervision of NYU plastic surgery residents.

A Commitment to Humanitarianism

Dr. Reps Sundin also has humanitarian interests and has participated in multiple volunteer missions. He spent a month at the Albert Schweizer Hospital in Haiti prior to medical school. During his last year of residency, he participated in a plastic surgery mission trip to the Dominican Republic with the group, Medical Aid for Children of Latin America. He plans to continue future involvement in volunteer work abroad.

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Dedicated to Your Results

Dr. Reps Sundin is excited to return to his home state of Virginia and join his brother at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery. He looks forward to meeting you and providing a friendly experience with excellent results.

Board Certification

Dr. Sundin is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Dr. Reps B. Sundin’s Educational Details

  • 2009-2010 Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat/Lenox Hill New York, NY
    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Director: Sherrell Aston MD
  • 2003-2009 Kansas University Medical Center Kansas City, KS
    Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency
  • 2002-2003 University of Kentucky Medical Center Lexington, KY
    Surgical Internship
  • 1998-2002 University of Alabama School of Medicine (UABSOM) Birmingham, AL Doctor of Medicine
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2001
    • Cum Laude
  • 1993-1997 Georgetown University Washington, DC Bachelor of Science in Biology
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1990-1993 Norfolk Academy Norfolk, VA
    • High School
    • Cum Laude

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Research

2007-2008 Kansas University Medical Center, Department of Plastic Surgery
A Novel Technique for Severe Gynecomastia Reduction: Use of an Inframammary Scar with Inferior Dermal Pedicle. Reps Sundin MD and Victor Perez MD

  • Presented at senior resident conference 2009

1999 NIH Summer Research Fellowship,
UAB Medical Center, Department of Immunology. Dr. Judy D. Thomas. Faculty sponsor, Dr. Luis Vasconez, Division of Plastic Surgery

  • NIH Poster Presentation: Reperfusion Injury in Rat Island Groin Flaps

1995-1997 Lombardi Cancer Center,
Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Erik Thompson, Ph.D. Department of Orthopedic Oncology

  • Research focused on the cellular and chemical activation of Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMPs)
  • Clinical Relevance: MMPs have been shown to be involved in breast cancer metastasis
  • Senior Thesis: Inhibition of MMP-2 Activation by Chemically-Modified-Non-Anti-microbial Derivatives, Cell Tech Inhibitors, LW-Molecules, and P-Numbered Peptides
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Certification

ATLS, ACLS, BCLS, Hyperbaric Oxygen Certified

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Awards & Honors

  • 2001 Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society – UABSOM
  • 2000 Stuart Grabes Pathology Award – UABSOM
  • 1999-2001 Merit Scholar – UABSOM
  • 2000 E.B. & Helen S. Baugh Scholarship – UABSOM
  • 1999, 2001 King Scholarship – UABSOM
  • 1999 Peacock Anatomy Scholar – UABSOM
  • 1998 Long Scholarship – UABSOM

Leadership & Professional Societies

  • 2001-2002 Vice President, Alpha Omega Alpha – UABSOM
  • 2004-present Madison Condominium Board – Kansas City
  • 1998-present American Medical Association
  • 1998 Student Evaluation Committee – UABSOM
  • 1998 Biochemistry Class Representative – UABSOM
  • 1996-1997 Georgetown University Student Advisor – Georgetown

Areas of Expertise

  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Biotechnology and Medical Devices Related to Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery
  • Wound Healing
  • Biotechnology relative to Wound Care and Wound Healing
  • Pressure Sores
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen
  • Hand Surgery
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