Nilton D. Medina, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Nilton Medina
720 Harrison Ave


Nilton Medina, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine. Since the start of his academic career, Dr. Medina has been an academic standout and has received awards for his grades, honored for his community service, and has been inducted into honor societies like The Golden Key National Honor Society. He was also nominated to be on the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges list. Additionally, he has received funding from the NIH and worked there as a research fellow in medical school. He is multilingual and speaks Spanish, French, Portuguese and Portuguese Creole.


  • Dartmouth Medical School, MD
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, BS


  • Published on 5/8/2018

    Denis GV, Sebastiani P, Bertrand KA, Strissel KJ, Tran AH, Slama J, Medina ND, Andrieu G, Palmer JR. Inflammatory signatures distinguish metabolic health in African American women with obesity. PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0196755. PMID: 29738558.

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  • Published on 2/1/2014

    Medina ND, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Serletti JM, Wu LC, Kovach SJ. Lower extremity free flap outcomes using an anastomotic venous coupler device. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Feb; 72(2):176-9. PMID: 23241773.

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  • Published on 2/1/2011

    Medina ND, Kovach SJ, Levin LS. An evidence-based approach to lower extremity acute trauma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Feb; 127(2):926-31. PMID: 21285798.

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  • Published on 5/1/2010

    Medina ND, Mehan V, Schmidt ST. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia leading to flap failure: Hirudo medicinalis and implications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May; 125(5):217e-219e. PMID: 20440146.

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  • Published on 1/1/2009

    Brown BT, Medina ND, Edstrom LE. Male with pain in left hand. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Jan; 53(1):158, 167. PMID: 19111199.

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