Dr. Economou, a native of Austin, Minnesota, graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. His post-graduate general surgery training included one year at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and five years at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He also completed two years of training in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Although Dr. Economou is skilled in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has a special interest in breast surgery of all types, body contour surgery and facial aesthetic surgery.
Dr. Economou is a principal in Plastic Surgery Consultants. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has also published professional articles regarding plastic and reconstructive surgery in medical journals and presented scientific papers at professional associations.
In March 2017, Minnesota Oncology and Plastic Surgery Consultants announced a partnership to facilitate development of a Melanoma Center of Excellence in the Twin Cities. Plastic Surgery Consultants led by Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Sam Economou, MD, is a division of Minnesota Oncology. Dr. Economou is a leading melanoma surgeon in the Twin Cities and is the only Plastic Surgeon in the metropolitan area performing sentinal node biopsy for melanoma.
Visit the Plastic Surgery Consultants website to learn more and schedule an appointment or call (952) 746-6767.