Dr. Jon E. Rast
He likes the challenge in seeing each circumstance as unique.
His passion is finding distinctive solutions, exclusive to every individual’s personal situation. He observes and listens to each patient for their particular objectives, and then applies his training and experience to produce a tailored recommendation.
“Each patient is unique,” he says. “I appreciate the various characteristics and qualities of every individual.”
Rast specializes in breast reconstruction, including microsurgery techniques for post-mastectomy reconstruction, as well as hand surgery for children and adults.
Rast received a degree in animal science at Texas A&M University, and then received his medical degree from the Southwestern Medical School at the University of Texas.
He completed internship and a general surgery residency at the LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisana. Rast also performed a plastic surgery residency at Medical University of South Carolina.
He was awarded a fellowship for hand and microsurgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute in Louisville, Kentucky.
Rast is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He is a member of the Kansas City Plastic Surgery Society and he is a candidate to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.
Rast also serves as an associate clinical professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is affiliated with St. Luke’s South Hospital, the St. Joseph Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital and the Mid America Surgery Institute in Overland Park.
Rast is a native of Paris, Texas. He and his wife have three children and live in Overland Park. A runner, Rast also enjoys water skilling.