Dr. Mardini is a Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Mardini is Program Director, Division of Plastic Surgery; Director, Facial Paralysis and Reanimation Clinic; Co-Director Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic and Surgical Director for the Essam and Dalal Obaid Center for Reconstructive Transplant Surgery.
Dr. Mardini completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residency at Georgetown University. He then completed a one-year Craniofacial Fellowship, a two-year Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship, and two years in an academic plastic surgery position before joining the staff at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Mardini's practice focuses on microsurgical reconstruction and craniofacial reconstruction. Dr. Mardini has published over 120 peer reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, and three books. Dr. Mardini is an editorial Board member and Guest Editor for Seminars in Plastic Surgery, Editorial Board Member for Microsurgery, and manuscript reviewer for Microsurgery, Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Seminars in Plastic Surgery. He is on the Council of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery and the World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Dr. Mardini is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, a founding member of the American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation and the World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Dr. Mardini received the Godina Traveling Fellow Award for 2011 and the Ahmad M. Obaid Honored Scholar in Reconstructive Surgery at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Mardini is also a volunteer surgeon for several medical mission trips each year.