Dr. Peter Edward Bentivegna, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Bentivegna is a board certified plastic and hand surgeon.  He is an active staff member at the Cape Cod Hospital and a consulting staff member at Falmouth Hospital.  Dr. Bentivegna performs outpatient surgeries at the Cape Cod Surgery Center in Mashpee, MA., as well as in his office surgical suites located in West Yarmouth, MA and Mashpee, MA.

 

PRESENT

 

Diplomate American Board of Plastic Surgery

Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA, Active Staff

Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth, MA, Consulting Staff

Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Nanctucket, MA, Consulting Staff

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape & Islands, Consulting Staff

Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, MA, Consulting Staff

Cape Cod Surgery Center, Inc., Mashpee, MA, Medical Director/Physician Owner

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, Salt Lake City, Utah

Hand/Microsurgery Fellowship (1991-1992)

Graham D. Lister, FRCS, Preceptor

Instructor-Orthopedics and Plastic Surgery

 

NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER, East Meadow, New York

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group

Plastic Surgery Residency (1989-1991)

Roger Simpson, MD – Chief

Leonard Rubin, MD – Emeritus Chief

Burn Fellowship (1988-1989)

 

HARTFORD HOSPITAL, University of Connecticut

General Surgery Residency (1985-1988)

Peter J. Deckers, MD – Chief

Instructor in Surgery:  Senior Resident (1987-1988)

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION

 

NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE, MD

Wilfred Ruggiero Surgery Award

Cor Et Manus Service Award

 

RESEARCH

Farleigh Dickenson University, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Hydrolab, Undersea Habitat – Summer, 1982

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

 

LICENSES

Massachusetts License #76228

 

SOCIETIES

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  11/12/94  #4625

Diplomate, American Board of Medical Examiners

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active member

American Society of Surgery of the Hand, Active Member 3/12/95 #365

American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Fellow

American Burn Association (1990-2006)

New England Hand Society

Massachusetts Plastic Surgery Society

Boston Hand Club

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Certificate in Microsurgery:  Harry J. Buncke Microsurgical Laboratory,              

                Davies Medical Center, San Francisco, California

Certificate in Microsurgery:  University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Certificate in Cutaneous Laser Surgery

Certificate in Arthroscopic Holmium Laser Surgery

Certificate in Agee Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System

Certificate added Qualification in Hand Surgery #365 (1995)

 

COMMITTEES SERVED

Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Department of Industrial Accidents, Impartial Examiner (2000-2005)

Laser Officer – Cape Cod Hospital (1996-2002)

Former Delegate Massachusetts Medical Society

Director Cape Cod Healthcare Wound Center (1999-2002)

Young Surgeons Committee, ASSH

Scientific Poster Committee, ASSH

Cape Cod Sea Camps - Consultant

Membership Committee – ASSH

Principal/Board Member – Cape Cod Surgery Center

Lend-A-Hand Program – Tufts University Medical School Anatomy Lab

 

COLLEGE EDUCATION

 

SOUTHAMPTON COLLEGE, Southampton, New York

B.S. Marine Science/Biology, Cum Laude, 1980

Tri Beta Biological Society

Larry B. Liddle PhD Preceptor

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS

Springtime Circulation Patters of Shinnercock Bay, Southampton, New York

A Survey of Crustaceans Inhabiting Coralline Algal Mats in Central California

Moss Landing Marine Labs, California, N.O.A.A. Funded Otter Grant Study

Species Inhabiting Abandoned Shells of Strombus Gigas, Coral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Reconstruction of Marine Mammal Skeletons for Permanent Exhibit in Natural Science Building,

                Southampton College, Southampton, New York


 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Bentivegna, P.E.;  “ADDRESSING THE RESIDENT SHORTAGE” Letter to the Editor, AMA News, January 20, 1988.
  2. Briones, R.; Lineaweaver, W.; Bentivegna, P.E.; Buncke, H.J.; “MICROVASCULAR TRANSFER OF THE SERRATUS ANTERIOR OF THE RAT” Plastic Surgery Forum (1988) 11:129.
  3. Bentivegna, P.E.; “THE VITACUFF AND INTRAVASCULAR RELATED INFECTION” JAMA (1989) 262:614.
  4. Lineaweaver, W.C.; Buncke, G.M.; Bentivegna, P.E.; Buncke, H.J.; “TRANSPELVIC RECTUS ABDOMINUS ISLAND FLAP FOR TREATMENT OF OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE POSTERIOR ILIAC SPINE”, Annals of Plastic Surgery (1989) 22:539.
  5. Bentivegna, P.E.; Humphrey, D.; “ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA OF THE INTERNAL MAMMARY ARTERY AFTER MEDIAN STERNOTOMY”, J. CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY (1989) 30:375.
  6. Bentivegna, P.E.; “TRANSPORT OF THE BURN PATIENT”, Emergency Care Quarterly (1989)4:29.
  7. Bentivegna, P.E.; “SILVADENE AS AN ADJUNCT TO CENTRAL LINE MAINTENANCE”, Critical Care Med. (1990)18:120.
  8. Bentivegna, P.E.; Deane, L.M.; “CHEMICAL BURNS OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY”, Hand Clinics (1990)6:253.
  9. Bentivegna, P.E.; Greenberg, B.M.; “THE USE OF AN INFERIOR BASED RECTUS MUSCLE FLAP IN FLANK WOUND COVERAGE”, Annals of Plastic Surgery (1992)29:261.
  10. Bentivegna, P.E.; Lister, G.; “DORSAL TRANSPOSITION FLAP FOR THE FIRST WEB SPACE”, in Blair W.F., Steyers, C.M. Techniques in Hand Surgery, Section II: Part X, No.63, 1996.

 

VIDEOS

Briones, R.; Lineaweaver, W.; Newlin, L.; Bentivegna, P.E.; Buncke, H.J.; “MICROVASCULAR TRANSFER OF THE RAT” – Presented at the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, October 5, 1988 – Session 5.

 

Cape Cod Public Television Programming:

-          Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

-          Surgical Treatment of the Arthritic Hand

-          Common Disorders of the Hand

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Nassau Surgical Society; The Mangled Lower Extremity, Salvage vs. Amputation – December 1990

New York Academy of Medicine; Limb Salvage in the Multiple Trauma Patient – May 1991

University of Utah Microsurgical Course – Instructor – Pitfalls in Microsurgery – February 1992

Cape Cod Hospital – In-service on Wound Care, 1994

Cape Cod Hospital – Cutaneous Laser Basic/Safety Course, 1994

Cape Cod Hospital – In-service on Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, August 1996

Falmouth Hospital – In-service on Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Community Presentations – Cutaneous Laser Surgery – Care of Sun Damaged Skin

Cape Cod Healthcare – Wound Center Presentations – Ongoing Staff Grand Rounds & Community Lectures

Insurance Adjusters Symposium – Workers’ Compensation Case “Getting Treatment in the System”.

 

 

 

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