Meet John J. Edney, M.D.
Omaha Plastic Surgeon
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- Board Certified Plastic Surgeon since 1984
- Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Dr. Edney's Professional Résumé
Dr. Edney is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in 1976. He completed his 5-year residency in general surgery at Creighton University and subsequently received his board certification in general surgery. He also completed a one year fellowship in surgical oncology at Creighton University. Dr. Edney completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh where he remained for an additional fellowship in micro vascular surgery. Dr. Edney returned to Omaha in 1983 and has been in private practice since then.
Dr. Edney is an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and also at the Creighton University School of Medicine. He is Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. He is a member of several medical societies including: American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery and the Metro Omaha Medical Society. Dr. Edney is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
In addition to his role as one of the top Omaha, Nebraska plastic surgeons, Dr. Edney is chairman of the board of directors of Special Friends. Special Friends is a charitable organization which organizes a yearly day of celebration for over 900 breast cancer survivors and their friends and families. He is coauthor of a book entitled "Straight Talk About Breast Cancer." Dr. Edney has been married to his wife Pat since 1974 and they have 3 children, Chris, Matt and Jenny.
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Q & A with Dr. Edney
What is the first job you ever held?
I mowed lawns and delivered newspapers from the sixth grade to high school.
Do you have any pets or a favorite childhood pet?
I have a yellow Lab, named Bella. She is a wonderful companion and an excellent hunting dog.
What hobbies/pastimes do you enjoy?
I enjoy spending time with my family. We are fortunate to live on a lake and we spend a great deal of our summer waterskiing, wakeboarding and fishing. During the fall we like to hunt and fish.
What made you decide to become a plastic and cosmetic surgeon?
From the time I entered medical school I wanted to be a surgeon. After experiencing all the different specialties I was attracted to plastic surgery because of the wide range of procedures and the creativity required in many cases.
Dr. Edney is a contributing physician on RealSelf.com, read more here.