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Dr. Kirk Potter

Meet Dr. Kirk Potter

Dr. Kirk Potter is double board certified in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery.  Dr. Potter has extensive training in all aspects of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments to help patients attain their goals. He also has extensive education and experience with reconstructive techniques to treat complicated wounds, extensive burns and hand trauma.  Dr. Potter is current in the most up to date procedures in breast cancer reconstruction and values his relationship with his patients during their reconstructive journey.  Dr. Potter has been practicing in the Hays area for 14 years.

Dr. Potter offers a wide range of reconstructive and cosmetic procedures to help his patients improve their body contour and refresh their natural, youthful looking beauty. He believes in a holistic approach to medical care, combining proper nutrition with an individualized care plan for each patient. Tailoring each patient’s care plan with their specific goals in mind allows optimal outcome of mind and body. Dr. Potter performs plastic and reconstructive surgery for both men and women alike.

Dr. Potter was born in McCook, Nebraska and soon after moved to Colby, Kansas where he spent his childhood. His family then moved to Lewis, Kansas where he graduated from high school. Dr. Potter next moved to Topeka, Kansas where he attended Washburn University, graduating with dual degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He then went on to medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, graduating in 2001. Dr. Potter and his family then traveled to the east coast for post-graduate training in general surgery, where he completed a 5 year general surgery residency program serving as chief resident. This was followed by a two year extensive training fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery where he also held the position of chief fellow.


Dr. Potter and his family returned to Kansas in 2008 to be closer to family and friends. In his free time Dr. Potter enjoys camping, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors with his wife Krystal and their four children.

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