Plastic Surgeon -The Peer Group for Plastic Surgery
124 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ- 07932
Tel- 973-822-300 Fax—973-822-1726
Born: January 31, 1962 – Puerto Rico, USA


Doctor of Medicine—1983-1987
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Biology—1979-1983
Washington University in St Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
Honors–Dean’s List 1980, 1981, 1982

High School Diploma—1975-1979
San Ignacio de Loyola High School
San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Post Graduate - Surgical Training

Microsurgery Fellow/ Assistant professor 1994-95

Harvard Medical School/ Beth Israel Hospital/ Children’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery—1993-94

Harvard Medical School/ Beth Israel Hospital/ Children’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

Plastic Surgery Residency—1992-94

Harvard Medical School /New England Deaconess/ Beth Israel Hospital,

Boston, Massachusetts,

Chief Resident in General Surgery–1992

General Surgery Residency—1987-1992

St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center—Mt Sinai West

New York, New York

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, Certified in General Surgery September 21, 1993

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certified November 8, 1997

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Recertified- 2007

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Recertified – 2017


Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey since 1995

Licensed to practice medicine in Massachusetts—1992-96

Hospital Affiliations and Appointments

Morristown Memorial Medical Center, Morristown, NJ,
Plastic Surgery Attending 1995—present

Chief of Plastic Surgery Section, Morristown Memorial Hospital—2010-2012
Trauma Committee, Performance Improvement Committee—2010-2017
OR Cost and Technology Committee—2010-2017

St Barnabas Medical Center-Livingston, NJ
Plastic Surgery Attending 1995 – present
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Associate Attending 2014-present
Somerset Medical Center
Associate Attending 2014-present


Top Plastic Surgeon New York Metro Area
Castle Connelly

Top Plastic Surgeon—Top Docs New Jersey Monthly

Top Plastic Surgeon—Inside New Jersey

New Jersey Top Docs

Top Doc for Women’s Care

Top Doc for Breast Cancer care

American Cancer Society, 2013 Diamond Ball Honoree
Award for Medical Excellence in Breast Cancer Reconstruction

Consumer’s Research Council of America
America’s Top Surgeons

Morristown Medical Center—25 Years of Medical Service Award

Memberships & Societies

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons

Presentations and Publications

The History of Blepharoplasty
F G Wolfort, Francisco G Colon MD
Chapter in “Techniques of Blepharoplasty”, Little & Brown 1994

Ptosis after Blepharoplasty
Francisco G Colon MD, F G Wolfort MD
Presentation at New England Plastic Surgery Society, Newport, Rhode Island, July 1993

The History of Facelift Surgery –Rhytidectomy
Presentation at the Brigham and Woman’s Hospital Plastic Surgery Rounds
Boston, MA, December 1993

Pediatric Hand Tumors,
Joseph Upton MD, Francisco G. Colon MD
Chapter in Hand Clinics, W.B. Saunders May 1995

The Use of Multiple Free Flaps in Sequence: The Chimeric Principle
J. Rodgers, MD, J. Upton MD, Francisco G Colon MD, F.G. Wolfort, MD
Presented at The New England Society of Plastic Surgery, Boston, MA, June 1995

Surgical Treatment of the Cleft Hand
Francisco G. Colon MD, J Upton MD
Presented at The New England Hand Society, Sturbridge, MA, December 1994

Pediatric Hand Tumors
Presentation at The New England Hand Society, Sturbridge, MA, December 1993

Moderator – Microsurgery Session
Senior Resident’s Conference- ASPS, Boston, MA, May 1994

General Surgery- St Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center Grand Rounds
Presentations and Papers
Management of Esophageal Cancer – 1991
Pulmonary Sequestration – A Case Report – 1991
Lung Cancer- Staging and Management – 1990

Morristown Memorial Surgery Grand Round Presentations
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction 2012
The History of Surgery 2012
Advances in Microsurgery 1995
Advances in Head and Neck Reconstruction 1996