Chief Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine
Michael Tecce, DO, is an Innovation Fellow at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) and Chief Resident Physician in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his undergraduate degree in Accounting at Saint Joseph’s University and worked for five years in public accounting with the largest firms in the world before leaving his career in pursuit of full-time academics in medicine. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a dedicated clinical research fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Tecce founded the Philadelphia Surgical Conference, a clinical skills conference held annually for medical students enrolled in all Philadelphia area medical schools. His fields of interest include microvascular reconstruction, optimizing care delivery through cost-effective measures and process efficiency improvements, lymphatic surgery, and complex hernia repair, among others.