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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Live Oak Health Partners welcomes new plastic and reconstructive surgeon
SAN MARCOS, TX – Live Oak Health Partners (LOHP), a local primary and specialty care medical group owned and operated by Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), is pleased to announce the addition of Pradeep Mohan, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is also fellowship trained in hand and microsurgery. Dr. Mohan is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Mohan brings an impressive background to your plastic surgery experience. After completing medical school, Dr. Mohan worked as a transplant surgery research fellow at New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed a general surgery residency at Seton Hall University – St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey, followed by a fellowship in hand and reconstructive microsurgery at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at Southern Illinois University with internationally known mentors including Elvin G. Zook, MD, Robert C. Russell, MD, and Michael W. Neumeister, MD.

During his surgical residencies, Dr. Mohan did extensive work in all areas of plastic surgery including cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, burn surgery, craniofacial surgery and hand and wrist surgery. He won multiple awards during his residency training including the Best Resident of the Year award twice for excellence in patient care. Prior to coming to San Marcos, he was an assistant professor at the University of Louisville then worked in Abilene, Texas.

Dr. Mohan will be practicing all aspects of plastic surgery at the new Aesthetic Center at Live Oak, including cosmetic procedures, non-surgical rejuvenation, reconstructive surgery (both traumatic and cancer based), hand and wrist surgery, wound care and lesion evaluation and removal. Surgical procedures will include:

• Reconstruction including breast, upper and lower extremity, facial and wound
• Breast augmentation
• Breast lift
• Breast reduction
• Tummy tuck
• Liposuction/liposculpture
• Arm lift
• Eye lift
• Face lift
• Nose shaping
• Brow lift
• Botox
• Facial fillers
• Ear tucks
• Laser surgery
• Thigh lift
• Facial rejuvenation
• Body contouring
• Post-Bariatric surgery
• Skin lesion and tumor excision
• Hand and wrist surgery
• Compression neuropathies

The genuine and kind –hearted people of San Marcos and the surrounding communities attracted Dr. Mohan and his wife Sumedha to the area. They are very excited to be a part of this wonderful community. Like a true Texan, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their four children and exploring the Central Texas landscape.

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About Central Texas Medical Center
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. In addition, over 200 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital. In 2010 and again in 2011, CTMC was named The Best Hospital in Hays County. In addition, CTMC added a certified Chest Pain Center to its ER capabilities in 2011. In 2012, CTMC became the first operating room along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio to be equipped with a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery suite.

CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, AHS has quickly grown to become the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare provider in the nation. Today, AHS supports 43 hospitals and employs 55,000 individuals. AHS hospitals are comprised of 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for 4 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.


Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666