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Thomas D. Willson

Plastic Surgeon
Assistant Professor


Plastic Surgery



354 Mountain View Drive
Suite 103
Colchester,  Vermont  05446


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Accepting new patients
354 Mountain View Drive
Suite 103
Colchester,  Vermont  05446


Biographical Information

Dr. Thomas Willson is a plastic surgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and assistant professor of surgery at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. He specializes in cleft lip and palate repair, face lift and face grafting, rhinoplasty, cranioplasty, ear reconstruction, microsurgery, speech surgery, and more.

His research interests include facial trauma risk factors and outcomes, congenital anomalies, global health, global surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery techniques and outcomes.

Patient and family-centered care is at the core of Dr. Willson’s philosophy. His goal is to provide the right treatment, at the right time, under the right circumstances. This means taking the time to address all his patients' concerns and discuss all the options open to them in addition to providing a recommendation. He would like every patient to leave their appointment feeling that they have been heard, that their questions have been answered, and with confidence in our joint decisions.

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Clinical Interests

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Craniofacial Microsomia
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Facelift
  • Facial Aging
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Feminization and Masculinization
  • Facial Paralysis and Facial Reanimation
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Goldenhar Syndrome
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Microtia and Anotia
  • Mobius Syndrome
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Parry-Romberg Syndrome
  • Pediatric and Adult Facial Trauma
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pierre-Robin Sequence
  • Rare Facial Clefts
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI)

Research Interests

Facial trauma risk factors and outcomes, Congenital anomalies, Global health, Global surgery, Facial cosmetic surgery techniques and outcomes


University of California Los Angeles - Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery
University of California Los Angeles - Plastic Surgery
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - General Surgery
Medical School
Rush University Medical College - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Loyola University Chicago - Medical Science
Other Education
University of Illinois/Urbana - Finance
Other Education
University of Illinois/Urbana - Biochemistry

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Surgery


Primary Language