Dr. Ashley Pistorio, an assistant professor with the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Plastic Surgery, has experience in general plastic, burn, reconstructive, microvascular, and aesthetic surgery as well as the full breadth of hand surgery, including nerve compression syndromes, trauma, arthritis, tumors and congenital defects.
Dr. Pistorio earned her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University and completed her residency training in general surgery at University Medical Center/University of Nevada Reno, followed by her residency in plastic surgery at the University of Kansas. She then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at WellSpan York Hospital in Pennsylvania.
In addition to her surgical practice, she serves on national committees for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and as a peer reviewer for a number of scientific and medical journals. Her research articles have appeared in several peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Wound Care and Journal of Cell Biochemistry.
A graduate of Thomas Edison State College In New Jersey, Dr. Pistorio also earned a master’s degree in biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to medical school, she worked in medical research for ten years -- first at the U.S. Army Institute of Chemical Defense and then at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.