Board of Trustees

Quintessa Miller, Board of Trustees

Quintessa Miller

Title

  • Staff Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Residency

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, LSUHSC, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • General Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Education

  • MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • BS in Mathematics, United States Air Force Academy

About Quintessa Miller

Quintessa Miller is a highly experienced plastic surgeon practicing at the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Miller Plastic Surgery in Destin, Florida. Her areas of specialty include breast reconstruction, massive weight loss surgeries, wound care, body contouring, facial cosmetic surgery, Mohs reconstruction, generalized reconstruction, and injectables.

After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, she attended Morehouse School of Medicine. Upon completion of medical school, she entered her internship at Keesler Medical Center. She then had two years of research at the Keesler Clinical Research Laboratory before resuming her general surgery training. She transferred to Wright State University to complete her chief resident year after Keesler Medical Center sustained damage due to Hurricane Katrina. After graduation, she began a coveted fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Louisiana State University Health Science’s plastic and reconstructive surgery program.

She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Her research has been extensively published in national medical and scientific journals. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Florida Medical Association.

In October 2020, Miller retired from the United States Air Force as a colonel after 23 years of honorable service. She had the honor of serving as commander for the 96th Surgical Operations Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Committed to giving back to the medical community, she serves as an adjunct assistant professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University, mentoring general surgery residents and medical and physician assistants. She also volunteers her time to speak throughout her community and has a special interest in the local schools. Her honors include the surgeon general’s Award for Best Scientific Paper Presented in Plastic Surgery by the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons 50th Annual Meeting, the Paul W. Myers Award for Excellence in Resident Research Competition Award, and the Air Force Achievement Medal among others.