Meet Dr. Hayes

Dr. Austin Hayes

Request Your ConsultationA Portland native, Dr. Austin Hayes is a fellowship-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon who’s known for his personable bedside manner and technical skill that produces natural-looking results. Dr. Hayes’ surgical expertise performing breast augmentation, labiaplasty, and body contouring procedures such as tummy tucks attracts patients from throughout Oregon and the Northwest. He also has specialized training in hand surgery and microvascular surgery used for breast reconstruction patients.

To request a consultation with Dr. Hayes or another surgeon of Portland Plastic Surgery Group, use our convenient online form, or call us directly at (503) 292-9200.

Dr. Hayes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon with a degree in General Science before earning his medical degree from the Ivy League’s Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He was accepted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, one of the most prestigious organizations that recognize exceptional academic achievement. Dr. Hayes returned to the Pacific Northwest, where he completed a surgical and plastic surgery residency at the University of Washington. He served as Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery during his final year of residency.

After completing residency, Dr. Hayes again crossed the country to train in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, MD, after being selected for a fellowship.

Dr. Hayes returned in 2014 to Portland, where he’s been working as a plastic surgeon. Dr. Hayes was chosen as a RealSelf Top 100 doctor, a prestigious award that represents his strong dedication to sharing his expertise and demonstrates his commitment to patient education and positive patient outcomes. In his free time, Dr. Hayes spends time with his wife, Jocelyn (who is a pediatrician), and their 2 children.

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Dr. Hayes’ Curriculum Vitae

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Employment History

Portland Plastic Surgery Group—July 2020 to present
1200 NW Naito Parkway #310
Portland, OR 97209
Phone (503) 292-9200

Austin Hayes, MD Hillsboro, OR—May 2018 to June 2020

Tanasbourne Plastic Surgery, Hillsboro, OR—November 2014 through April 2018


Chief Resident
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
July 2012 through June 2013

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
July 2010 through June 2012
General Surgery Resident
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
July 2008 through June 2010

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
May 2007, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
June 2002, Summa Cum Laude Major: General Science

Medical Organizations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland

State License


Honors and Awards

Medical School
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA) Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
November 2006

Summa Cum Laude Honors (Top 2%) University of Oregon
June 2002
The Koyl Cup, Academic and Leadership Award—Given to the junior man who has shown the best all-around progress in leadership, service, and academic achievement. University of Oregon
May 2001

Postgraduate Training

Aesthetic Surgery Observership—William A. Portuese, MD Seattle, WA
October 2014

Aesthetic Surgery Observership—Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
September 2014

Aesthetic Surgery Observership— Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
August 2014

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, The Curtis National Hand Center MedStar Union Memorial Hospital Baltimore, MD
August 2013 through August 2014

Research Funding

The Curtis National Hand Center Biomechanical and Functional Testing of Lag Screw Fixation in Oblique Fractures of the Proximal Phalanx—$11,465

Publications, Peer-Reviewed

Buchanan EP, Hopper RA, Suver DW, Hayes AG, Gruss JS, Birgfeld CB. Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures and their association with Naso-Orbito-Ethmoid Fractures: a 5-year review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Dec;130(6):1296-1304.

Kim PD, Hayes AG, Amin F, Akelina Y, Hays AP, Rosenwasser MP. Collagen Nerve Protectors in Rat Sciatic Nerve Repair: a Morphometric and Histologic Analysis. Microsurgery. 2010 Jul;30(5):392-6.

Goldberg SH, Jobin CM, Gardner TR, Hayes AG, Rosenwasser MP, Strauch RJ. Biomechanics and Histology of Intact and Repaired Digital Nerves: An In-Vitro Study. J Hand Surg Am. 2007 Apr;32(4):474-82.

Shirtcliff LD, Hayes AG, Haley MM, Kohler F, Hess K, Herges R. Biscyclization Reactions in Butadiyne- and Ethyne-linked Triazenes and Diazenes: Concerted vs. Stepwise Coarctate Cyclizations. J Am Chem Soc 30:9711-21, 2006.

Kimball DB, Hayes AG, Haley MM. Thermal Cyclization of (2-Ethynylphenyl)triazenes: Facile Synthesis of Substituted Cinnolines and Isoindazoles Org. Lett., 2 (24), 3825-7, 2000.

Zelken J, Hayes A, Parks B, Al-Muhit A, Means K. Two- Versus Three-Screw Fixation of Long Oblique Proximal Phalanx Fractures of the Hand: a Biomechanical Cadaver Study. Accepted for publication by Journal of Hand Surgery.