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Dr. Pat P. Sessions grew up in Denver, and it was here in his hometown where Dr. Sessions established his life's work—improving the lives of as many people as possible. Dr. Sessions is a former National Guardsman, a world traveler, and a dedicated family man, and he's also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Sessions possesses elite skills in all of the latest surgeries, including less-invasive and fast-recovering breast augmentations and reductions.

Dr. Sessions is board-certified and fully trained in all facets of reconstructive and plastic surgery, and has been practicing the latest technology and innovations for more the 15 years. When he's not busy helping the wonderful people of Colorado, Dr. Sessions loves skiing, road trips, and most importantly...spending time with his beautiful wife and 4 loving kids.

Education

Graduated with a BS from Johns Hopkins University, where he later received his MD. Underwent general surgery training at the University of Colorado in Denver, and finished both his medical and surgery residencies at University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Sessions received his plastic surgery fellowship at Porter Adventist Hospital.

Experience

Dr. Sessions is fully trained in all areas of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and has spent the past 15 years honing his skills as one of Colorado's most sought-after doctors using the latest, safest procedures.

Awards

Dr. Sessions has received Colorado's Patient's Choice Award multiple times, from 2009-2012, and again from 2014 to 2016. He's also been voted one of Colorado's top plastic surgeons every year since 2008 on Real Self.

  • Plastic Surgery Residency: Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1997-1999
  • General Surgery Residency: Department of General Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1993-1996
  • Medical Doctorate: University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Utah, Major in Psychology, Minors in Japanese and Chemistry, June 1989
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  • Paper presented at the 1999 Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference on “The Use of a Parallelogram Plating System for the Fixation of Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures”
  • Paper presented at the 1998 American Society for Peripheral Nerve Conference and the 1999 American Burn Association Conference on “Critical Illness Neuropathy in the Burn Patient”
  • Investigated the effects of laser assisted anastomosis on intimal hyperplasia in vascular grafts, under the direction of Dr. Peter Lawrence, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Compiled a portion of the medical data base for “Iliad”, a computer based medical diagnostics program, under the direction of Dr. Homer Warner, Chair of the Department of Medical Information, University of Utah School Of Medicine
  • Research Assistant to David Oppenheim as a graduate student at the University of Utah, studying applications of attachment theory and behavior in preschool children, 1987
  • Assistant to Dr. Donald Strassberg, Department of Psychology, University of Utah, studying communication patterns in sexually functional and dysfunctional couples, 1988-1989
  • Independent research project for the Department of Psychology at the University of Utah, evaluating the employability and career goals of psychology/sociology graduates
  • Cum Laude graduate
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Owl and Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society
  • Dean’s Honor Roll
  • Departmental Scholarship in Psychology, 1986-1989
  • Departmental Scholarship in Physical Therapy, 1983-1984
  • Third Place, 1988 University of Utah Poetry Competition: “My Summer Dalliance” published in The Daily Utah Chronicle
  • “Two Haiku About Winter” in Japanese with translation, published in the Cicada edition of Amelia literary magazine, 1987 Poem “This Living Hand” published in the collected works A Muse to Follow as a finalist in the National Poetry Competition

Passion.
Precision.
Perfection.

Passion.

The difference between competence and radiance is passion. The most skilled doctors are driven by passion, and that's what drives Dr. Sessions to seek lifetime education, certification and training in the best surgical procedures, and strive every day to create the most patient happiness.

Precision.

Thousands of successful surgeries, thousands of ecstatic patients. Dr. Sessions has worked for more than 15 years with a wide variety of patients from all across Colorado. In that time, he's developed a deep working knowledge of plastic surgery, steady hands, and a bedside manner you can rely on.

Perfection.

Cosmetic surgery doesn't just you on the outside. Performed perfectly, surgical procedures have the power to change lives forever. Dr. Sessions isn't satisfied just by doing a “good” job. He's a perfectionist with an incredible attention to fine details—and anything less than your total happiness just isn't good enough.

Dr. Sessions Supporting Staff

Jennifer McIntyre
Office Manager & Registered Nurse
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Passion.
Precision.
Perfection.