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Surgery, Surgeon, Board Certified Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgeon, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical Examiner, Reconstructive Microsurgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Laser Medicine, Hand Surgery, Hand Reconstruction, Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, VAC, Vacuum Assisted Closure, Alloderm, Graftjacket, Microbiology, Virology, Immunobiology, Digit Reattachment, Replants, Fingers, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cosmetic Reconstructive Surgery of the Hand, Upper Extremity, Aesthetic Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Body Contour Surgery,

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Licensure:        

New York, Texas, California, DEA, Fluoro
    

Board Certification:    

American Board of Plastic Surgery
            Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
            Fellow, American College of Surgeons

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

7/10-6/14    Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

7/04-6/10    Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

8/99-6/04    Assistant Professor, Director of Hand and Microsurgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas    

EDUCATION

7/89-6/93    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.
        M.D. degree, Medical Scientist Training Program (1993)

7/89-5/91    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.
        M.S. - Microbiology (1992)
        Thesis Advisor - Wade P. Parks, M.D., Ph.D.
        Thesis - Neurobiology of HIV Infections

6/85-7/89    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
        Combined M.D./Ph.D. Degree Program.

9/80-6/84    Stanford University, Stanford, California.
    B.A. - Psychology: Emphasis in cognitive and neuropsychology.
    B.S. - Biology: Emphasis in molecular genetics and immunology.
    Graduated with Honors.

FELLOWSHIP TRAINING

7/98-6/99    NYU Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY.
        Hand Surgery Fellowship;  CAQHS eligible; Director – Dr. Robert W. Beasley.

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING

4/98-6/98    Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital, New York, NY.
        Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery;  Director – Dr. Sherrell J. Aston.

7/96-6/98    NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center,
Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY.
        Plastic Surgery Residency;  Director – Dr. Joseph G. McCarthy.

7/93-6/96    NYU Medical Center, Department of Surgery, New York, New York.
        General Surgery Residency;  Director – Dr. Frank C. Spencer.

AWARDS AND HONORS

1976        American Legion Medal of Distinction
1980        City of Beverly Hills Community Service Award
1980-1984    Heritage Fund Scholarship, Stanford University
1987        Forest Whitaker Research Scholarship
1988        John G. Beach Excellence in Research Award
1989        Iron Arrow Award - Highest honor given by University of Miami
1989        Eastern Student Research Forum - Excellence in Research Award
1997        IRPS - NYU Resident’s Night Basic Science Research Award
1997        New York Regional Society for Plastic Surgery - Resident’s Research Award, 1st Place
1998        IRPS - NYU Resident’s Night Basic Science Research Award
1998        New York Regional Society for Plastic Surgery - Resident’s Research Award, 2nd Place
1999        New York Hand Surgery Society – Fellow’s Research Award, 2nd Place
2000        UTSW Plastic Surgery Education Award
2006        Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Volunteer Appreciation Award
2007        Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Honorary Committee
2008        Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Health Hero Award

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

1/1996        National Board of Medical Examiners
10/2000    American Society of Plastic Surgeons
9/2001        American Board of Plastic Surgery
1/2002        American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
4/2002        Plastic Surgery Research Council
7/2002        American  Society of  Laser Med & Surgery, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
10/2002    American College of Surgeons
8/2004        San Diego Society of Plastic Surgeons
4/2005        San Diego Chapter of the American College of  Surgeons
8/2005-13    American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
5/2007        California Society of Plastic Surgeons
3/2009        American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Pathways to Leadership Committee Member
5/2009        California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Nominating Committee
4/2010        Assembly in Surgery Planning Committee
11/2010    World Association of Plastic Surgeons of Chinese Descent
4/2012        American Association of Plastic Surgeons

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

6/82-6/84    Undergraduate Researcher, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Dr. Jeffrey Sklar.

    Recombinant DNA research on gene expression and deletion.  Devised a technique for diagnosis of B-cell lymphoma using immunoglobulin gene rearrangements.  Work involved gel electrophoresis, Southern blot hybridization, Ig probe construction, immunofluorescent staining, and tissue culture.

9/84-6/85    Research Assistant, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dr. William S. Robinson.

    Projects included developing a recombinant vaccine for Hepatitis B, detection assay for Hepatitis C, and developing a continuous cell line for the production of  HIV.

1/86-1/90    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
    Mentor: Dr. Wade P. Parks.
    
Investigations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) and its effects on the central nervous system.  Development and characterization of human fetal glial cell lines. Elucidated neurodevelopmental pathways for central nervous system cells.

1/90-6/93    Graduate Student, New York University School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology .

7/96-6/98    Plastic Surgery Resident, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center.
    
    Developed an in vitro tri-laminar human cell culture system to study cranial suture fusion.  Examined various growth factors to promote/inhibit cranial suture fusion.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

1986-1988    Director and Committee Member, Eastern Student Research Forum, American Medical Association Research and Education Foundation.

1987-1989    M.D./Ph.D. Student Representative, Medical Student Council, University of Miami School of Medicine.

1987    Biohazard and Safety Committee, Department of Microbiology, University of Miami School of Medicine.

1988-1989    Recruiting and Admissions Committee, Physician-Scientist Training Program, University of Miami School of Medicine.

1999-2004    Director – Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, Department of Plastic Surgery, UT-Southwestern Medical Center.

2000-2004    Institutional Review Board, UT Southwestern Medical Center.
        
2000-2004    Admissions Interview Committee, UT-Southwestern School of Medicine.

2000-2004    Cancer Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

2006     Professional Standards Committee, UCSD, San Diego, CA

2006     Surgery Billing Practice Redesign Committee, UCSD, San Diego, CA

2006     Surgery Council Meeting, Department of Surgery, UCSD, San Diego, CA.

2007    American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Local Host Arrangement Committee, San Diego, CA

2007    AVC Surgery Recruitment Member, Department of Surgery, UCSD, San Diego, CA

2007    Ad Hoc Committee, Department of Surgery, UCSD, San Diego, CA

2007    Physician Leadership Academy, Health Sciences, UCSD, CA

2008    Finance Committee, Department of Surgery, UCSD, San Diego, CA

2010-2011    CSPS Scientific Committee

2010    PSRC Scientific Committee

2010    Secretary, World Association of Chinese Plastic Surgeons

2011    Liver Safety Panel, Michael Sedrak, UCSD Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES    

1987         Immunobiology, Group discussion leader, University of Miami School of Medicine.

1987-1989    Medical Microbiology - Virology, Section leader, University of Miami School of Medicine.

1999-2004    3rd Year Surgery Core Rotation – Plastic Surgery Lecture, UT-Southwestern School of Medicine.

2000-2004    Mentor – STARS Program, UT-Southwestern School of Medicine.

2004    Human Anatomy Lab “Finish Orbit & Eye Lecture, UCSD.    

SYMPOSIUM FACULTY AND INVITED LECTURES

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MENTORING OF LABORATORY STUDENTS

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CONSULTING

2002-2004    Wright Medical Corp., Arlington , TN

2001-2003    LifeCell Corporation, Brandon, NJ

2007-2008    Advanced Bionics, Valencia, CA

2008-        Integra LifeSciences Corporation, Plainsboro, NJ
    
2008-        Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, Pittsburgh, PA

2008-        Gerson Lehman Group, Austin, TX

2010-        W.L. Gore & Associates, Elkton, MD

2010-        Salient Surgical Technologies, Portsmouth, NH

2011-        ViaCyte Inc, San Diego, CA

2011-        Bard Davol Inc, Phoenix, AZ

2013-        Ethicon, Somerville, NJ

2012-        Novis Scientific, Inc. San Diego, CA
        

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