Zuhaib Ibrahim, MD

Dr. Zuhaib Ibrahim is board certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also the director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Hunterdon Medical Center. Dr. Ibrahim has extensive training in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery with a special interest in breast reconstruction and peripheral nerve surgery. His philosophy centers on providing the highest quality personalized care in a warm and professional environment.

  • Plastic Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • General Surgery Residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Hand and Face Transplantation at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Hunterdon Medical Center

Dr. Ibrahim completed his medical training at the Aga Khan University Medical College, graduating in the top 5% of his class with honors in anatomy, physiology and medicine. During medical school, he was an exchange scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute where he performed groundbreaking work on genetically engineered organs.

Dr. Ibrahim went on to complete his surgical training at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, followed by an integrated plastic and reconstructive surgical program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was a key member of the team that performed the first bilateral arm transplant in a quadruple amputee. Dr. Ibrahim also completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Hand and Face Transplantation at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

While at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he received numerous awards and accolades including the prestigious Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine Career Enrichment Award, the Paul S. Leitman Global Health Award, and the J.K. Hardesty Award from the Plastic Surgery Research Council. He has published twenty-four peer reviewed articles and his work has been extensively presented in both national and international conferences.

Dr. Ibrahim is the first director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Hunterdon Medical Center. His expertise and surgical services contributed to the development of this new division. He has made state-of-the-art breast reconstruction procedures available to breast cancer patients at Hunterdon Medical Center, performing the first DIEP Flap Breast reconstruction at time of mastectomy here alongside Eric Wimmers, MD.

As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, my philosophy centers on providing the highest quality personalized care in a warm, friendly environment with professionalism, courtesy and compassion. After a thorough understanding of patient’s goals and desires, I believe in utilizing the safest techniques that can provide the best results achievable.