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Adnan Prsic, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic); Associate Program Director - Plastic Surgery Residency, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; Clerkship Director - Division of Plastic Surgery , Department of Surgery; Course Director - Advanced Surgical Anatomy , Surgery; Associate Course Director - Gross Anatomy, Gross Anatomy

Contact Information

Adnan Prsic, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    330 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Dr. Adnan Prsic is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a fellowship-trained hand surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist, and forearm caused by congenital differences or trauma. Dr. Prsic has a unique training background with both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as advanced training in the care of the upper extremity at an Orthopaedic Hand Surgery Fellowship.

He attended Bowdoin College and Harvard Medical School. His love of New England led him to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Training at New England’s oldest plastic surgery residency at Brown University. In search of complete training of the hand and upper extremity Dr. Prsic joined the University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine as a hand and microsurgery fellow. There he trained with leaders in hand surgery and focused on traumatic injuries as well as acquired and congenital complex hand and wrist problems. His training was completed at Harborview Medical Center, one of the busiest trauma hospitals in the United States.

At Harborview Medical Center he also became a research fellow in the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC) and studied brachial plexus injuries. He has authored several book chapters and research studies on traumatic injuries of the hand. Dr. Prsic’s research interests are in hand trauma, 3D printed medical devices and medical education. He is a dedicated and passionate medical educator and was recognized with prestigious awards like the Alpha Omega Alpha and The Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

Education & Training

  • MHS-Med Ed
    Yale School of Medicine, Medical Education (2024)
  • Hand and Microsurgery Fellow
    University of Washington (2018)
  • Plastic Surgery Chief Resident
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2017)
  • Plastic Surgery Resident
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2016)
  • General Surgery Resident
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2014)
  • General Surgery Intern
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2012)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School, Medicine (2011)
  • AB
    Bowdoin College, Biochemistry; German (2005)


  • Surgical Education and Feedback: Embracing an Evolving Concept
    Toronto, ON, Canada 2023
    American Society for the Surgery of the Hand
  • Flexor Tendon Trouble - Pulleys and Grafts
    Miami, FL, United States 2023
    American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting
  • Surgical Education and Feedback: Embracing an Evolving Concept
    New Haven, CT, United States 2022
    Yale Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery2020

Professional Service

Journal of Hand SurgeryReviewer2020 - Present

Departments & Organizations