Veteran Care

Dr. Kargel serves as the section chief of Plastic Surgery and director of Hand Surgery at the VA North Texas Healthcare system, based in Dallas, Texas. At the VA, she is part of a close-knit team that includes plastic surgeons, a nurse practice manager, a PA, and a plastic surgery and cast technician. Together, they care for veterans who require reconstructive surgery following cancer surgery, massive weight loss, and spinal cord injuries. They also treat a variety of hand conditions, including fractures, repetitive injuries of the hand and wrist, soft tissue and tendon injuries, compressive neuropathies and arthritis of the hand and wrist.