Roger Bise, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

I have recently retired from a nearly 30 year practice of plastic surgery. I am married to Cygnet for over thirty years and we have 3 children. Our sons are a chemical engineer and an electrical engineer respectively. Our daughter is in Medical School in New Orleans in an MD, MPH program. My hobbies include traveling with my wife and collection and restoration of classic cars. I have been involved with teaching in some capacity for almost all of my professional career. This position is a continuation of that endeavor.


  • College Southwest Mo State University, 1972-1975Environmental Chemistry major with early placement to UMKC School of Dentistry 1975-1979 DDS
  • Kansas University School of Medicine1979-1983 MD
  • Residency in Plastic Surgery with General Surgery prerequisite1983-1988
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery, Mayo Clinic 1989


  • Dental License 1979
  • Board Certification in Plastic Surgery 1991
  • Positions on various boards and involved with hospital governance while practicing
  • Multiple presentations of case studies and lectures at scientific meetings, Grand Rounds, educational programs

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Teaching
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