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Claire Sanger Dillingham
Cone Health Medical Group

Claire Sanger Dillingham, DO

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 144 Reviews)
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Board certified in plastic surgery, Claire Sanger Dillingham, DO, is CHMG’s chief of plastic surgery. She specializes in the full scope of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. She speaks English, Spanish and French.

Widely published in the field of plastic surgery, she is a regular presenter and educator on breast reconstruction, body contouring and wound care management. Also, she has served as an associate professor in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

As a volunteer, she develops curriculum and provides training to Eastern European surgeons. Annually, she leads medical teams abroad to Africa, Asia or Central America.

In her spare time, she enjoys adventures with her husband, reading, playing piano, sewing, cooking and playing with her Boston Terrier.

“I am passionate about providing a warm, personable and caring patient environment, guiding patients through the surgical process as a team and offering state-of-the-art surgical care.” – Claire Sanger Dillingham, DO



Medical School

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


Wake Forest University, Plastic Surgery


George Bizet Clinique, Ear Reconstruction
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Craniofacial Surgery


Florida Hospital East Orlando, Rotating Internship

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery


Provider Review Comments

May 20, 2021
The doctor listened to me and seemed genuine. She ask me questions and was caring in how I felt. She told me what could be done with good advice. The doctor gave me a warm feeling that she really cared.
May 08, 2021
3 separate medical professionals recommended this particular dr for this "speciality" we needed for my daughter.
April 29, 2021
She is of the highest caliber
April 29, 2021
The doctor was very helpful and explained options based on my concern
April 21, 2021
There was some confusion regarding the level of anesthesia for the planned surgical procedure. As the patient, I had to get clarification. This should not have been required of the patient.
April 14, 2021
I'm very grateful for Dr Dillingham. She listens and she cares.
April 02, 2021
good experience
March 30, 2021
I love Dr. Dillingham!
March 23, 2021
Best care providers - all of them!
March 21, 2021
Dr. Dillingham is the best this is my first visit and she made me feel like she had been knowing. and treating me for years she answered all of my questions describing how the procedure would go n the options that i had she also showed and demonstrated the the expander and how it would work which made me feel so much better and assured me she would take good care of me along with the other staff working with her
March 14, 2021
March 07, 2021
The doctor and the staff were fantastic.
March 04, 2021
the doctor communicated well with her assessment, operation process and method, as well as what will be communicated with the insurance company.
February 09, 2021
Dr. Dillingham gave me the choice of draining the fluid from my arm. She told me to keep putting cold compresses on the area and come back in a week if I am still concerned. She also explained to me what will happen if she keeps draining the fluid instead of the body absorbing it
January 28, 2021
The doctor was great! I have no complaints at all. The doctor was very informative.
January 24, 2021
December 18, 2020
amazing team!
December 06, 2020
she was on top of everything and made my procedure so much better.
November 12, 2020
Dr. Dillingham was so attentive, caring, and positive! I actually felt like I was being listened to, which is so refreshing. At other locations/other providers, I am accustomed to sharing only the necessary information to fulfill a doctor's visit, feeling rushed. I felt so cared for after my visit with her. She wanted to understand me, understand my medical history, and spent ample time with me. As a patient, feeling listened to and having my questions addressed with confidence and compassion improves my experience tremendously and gives me confidence in moving forward with a procedure. I would definitely recommend her to friends.
October 29, 2020
concern was addressed very well
October 25, 2020
Provider took excellent care of me
October 17, 2020
Dr. D is very personal. And is patient to ensure that I am healing well.
October 13, 2020
*Dr. Dillingham is an excellent doctor and I have already recommended her to friends going through their breast cancer journey like me.
October 09, 2020
*Dr. Dillingham and her assistant *Bonita are the nicest providers I have ever dealt with. They put you at ease when you are nervous about a procedure and truly care about you. *Dr. Dillingham does incredibly good work, very highly skilled at what she does.
September 27, 2020
Dr Dillingham is very courteous and friendly. The office staff was friendly as well and the office was very clean.
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