Gunnar Bergqvist, MD, Plastic Surgery, Erie, PA, Saint Vincent Hospital

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Plastic Surgery Erie, PA

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Plastic Surgeon, general Plastic surgery

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  • Dr. Gunnar Bergqvist is double boarded in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and by the American Board of Surgery for general surgery. He is in private practice at the Plastic Surgery Center of Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with several hospitals and surgery centers in the Erie area. He has a comprehensive skill set in his field of Plastic Surgery allowing him to serve the area for thousands of outstanding reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. As a Plastic & Reconstructive Microvascular Surgeon, and he continues to advance in research and publications. He was born and raised in Sweden and has made his home in the United States since Medical School.

Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalRESIDENCY
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalRESIDENCY
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Kleinert Kutz Hand Care CenterFELLOWSHIP

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2002 - 2020
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2001 - 2003
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1999 - 2021
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 10 Best Plastic Surgeons American Institute of Plastic Surgeons, 2017-2018
  • America's Best Physicians National Consumer Advisory Board, 2017-2018
  • Memory Gel Post Approval Study Mentor, 2005-2017
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The effect of recurrent pulsed dye laser treatments in rosacea patients  
    Mark Strand, Gunnar Bergqvist, Shane Griffith, Emma Bergqvist, PLastic Surgery Center of PA, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2/8/2016
  • The Long-Term Effect of Pulsed Dye Laser on Necrobiosis Lipoidica; A Case Study  
    Emma Bergqvist, Gunnar Bergqvist,M.D., Plastic Surgery Center of PA, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2/21/2018
  • The Free Vascularized Fibula Flap: A Review of 76 Cases by a Single Surgeon  
    Detlev Erdmann, MD; Gunnar E.O. Bergqvist, MD; Goetz A Giessler, MD; Henry Young, MD; William Bruno.MD Christoph Heitmann, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD, Plastic Surgery Forum, 10/9/2004


  • Components Separation and Vertical Rectus Flap for Salvage in Sternal Mediastinitis Patients after Failed Pectoralis Major Flaps
    Gunnar Bergqvist, M.D., Plastic Surgery Center of PA, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Conference, Washington DC, 6/17/2011
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Component Separation in Complex Hernia Repairs
    Gunnar Bergqvist,M.D., Gregory Prylinsky, M.D., Plastic Surgery Center of PA, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Symposium, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC, 6/17/2010
  • Components Separation and Vertical Rectus flap for salvage in Sternal mediastinitis patients after failed Pectoralis major flaps
    Gunnar Bergqvist, M.D., Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Symposium, Georgetown University Hospital, Washingron DC, 6/17/2010
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  • The Use of a Handheld Analyzer for Determination of rt-PA Induced Clot Lysis in Whole Blood 
    Stephen Porter, Pharm, MD; John Letcher, MD; Elizabeth Peck, BSc; Gunnar Bergqvist, B.Sc; Dennis R. Mungall, Pharm.D., THE LANCET
    United Kingdom - 5/18/1990


  • Surgeon Representative, Allegheny General Health Network Advisory Board 2015 - 2017
  • Surgeon Representative, St. Vincent Surgery Center Advisory Board 2003 - 2017

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Swedish, Norwegian, German, French, Danish

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Chief executive officer, Scandinavia medical company2012 - Present