Our Providers

Patrick Hawkes, MD

Dr. Hawkes grew up in Utah where he attended college at the University of Utah, obtaining a Bachelor's degree and subsequently a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering.  He then attended medical school at the University of Utah.  From there he completed General Surgery training at the University of Nebraska and is currently board certified in General Surgery.  He went on to complete Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at the University of Iowa.  Dr. Hawkes is board-certiied by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and recognized for meeting national standards for education, knowledge, experience, and skills to provide high-quality care in plastic surgery. This means he: 

  • Has expertise in a broad range of surgical and non-surgical procedures
  • Provides leading edge treatment for a diverse clinical problems 
  • Utilizes the latest advancements in technology and medicine

For Dr. Hawkes, the patient always comes first and he is dedicated to helping you achieve your cosmetic and reconstructive goals.  Dr. Hawkes is best known for his empathy, attention to detail and genuine concern for his patient’s needs. In addition to his expert surgical skills, he is devoted to the highest quality pre and post-operative care necessary for the optimal surgical outcome. He is married and has 3 wonderful children.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family as well as all things outdoors.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Medical Degree:
University of Utah

Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Iowa

General Surgery Residency
University of Nebraska

Master of Science Degree:
University of Utah

Bachelor of Science Degree:
University of Utah

 

Takintope Akinbiyi, MD

Takintope Akinbiyi, MDDr. Akinbiyi is originally from Nigeria but grew up in Toronto, Canada. He attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He then completed medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, followed by a general surgery residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. During the final year of his general surgery residency, he was selected to serve as an administrative chief resident. He then completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

While he has received broad training in general reconstruction and cosmetics, he has a specific focus on breast surgery (microsurgical/autologous and implant-based reconstruction, reductions, augmentation), ventral hernia repair, surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation, and body contouring.

His research interests include wound healing, clinical outcomes, and surgical innovation. He has authored nearly 15 manuscripts, has reviewed for many premier journals in the field of plastic surgery, and has lectured at local, regional, and national meetings.

His extensive training, engineering background, and research experience have helped him develop the ability to provide comprehensive clinical and surgical care for his patients. He strives to bring compassion and warmth to each patient encounter. Dr. Akinbiyi is dedicated to patient care and enjoys working with patients to develop individualized care plans that focus on helping them achieve their goals.

Dr. Akinbiyi lives in Coralville with his wife and two sons. They enjoy cooking and travel and keep saltwater fish tanks.

Medical Degree:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

General Surgery Residency:
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Plastic Surgery Residency:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Master of Science Degree:
Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Science Degree:
Johns Hopkins University