Board of Trustees

Quintessa Miller, Board of Trustees

Quintessa Miller

Title

  • Staff Plastic Surgeon, Eglin Hospital, Eglin Air Force Base

Education

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

About Quintessa Miller

Quintessa Miller is a highly experienced plastic surgeon practicing at Fort Walton Beach Hospital NWF Multispecialty Physicians LLC and as a staff plastic surgeon at Eglin Hospital, Eglin Air Force Base. Her areas of specialty include breast reconstruction, massive weight loss surgeries, wound care, body contouring, facial cosmetic surgery, Mohs reconstruction, generalized reconstruction, and injectables. She is also a decorated member of the Air Force having achieved the rank of colonel and has served as commander for the 96th Surgical Operations Squadron.

Miller is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and then attended Morehouse School of Medicine. After graduating 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.

Miller 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.

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. For the past 10 years, Miller has mentored high school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students.

Miller’s 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.