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Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Surgery Plastic, Board Certified Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Reconstructive Surgery, Revisional Surgery, Wound Care, Decubitus Ulcers, Flaps, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Lift, Breast Implants Lifts, Liposuction, Liposculpturing, Abdominoplasty, Tummy Tuck, Hand, Face Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Body Contouring, Permanent Fillers, Botox, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Skin Care, Aesthetic, Reconstructive Surgery Of The Breast, Facial Rejuvenation, Stem Cell Technology Cosmetic Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Telemedicine Management Of Wounds Plastic Surgery, Tissue Contouring With Fillers, Treating Cleft Lip Palate,Pressure Ulcers, Bedsores

Expert Witness No.502

Southern California

Education

Undergraduate:

09/1964 – 06/1968  Lyceum No 2, Gdynia, Poland

Graduate and Professional:

10/1968 – 06/1974  Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – June 6, 1974

Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland
Doctor of Medical Sciences
(Immunology, D.Sc.) – June 7, 1979

Postdoctoral Training

Internship/Residencies:

10/1974 – 09/1975  Internship
Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland

10/1975 – 09/1977  Residency, General Surgery
Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland

10/1977 – 11/1980  Residency, Plastic Surgery
Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland

07/1984 – 06/1985  Internship, Department of Surgery
Texas Technical University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

07/1985 – 06/1987  Residency, General Surgery
Texas Technical University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

07/1987 – 06/1989  Residency, Plastic Surgery
University of California, San Diego, CA

Research Fellowships:

01/1982 – 06/1984  Postdoctoral Burn Research Fellowship
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
Dallas, Texas

Licensure

New Jersey

New Mexico

California

Arizona

Certification

Specialty Board: Polish Board of General Surgery
(certified 1977)

Polish Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
(certified 1980)

American Board of Plastic Surgery
(certified 1991)

Narcotics Certification

N.J. CDS

N.J. DEA

CA DEA

University Appointments

1980 – 1982    Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical Academy, Gdansk, Poland

1989 – 1990    Clinical Instructor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego

1990 – 1994    Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego

1994 – 1996    Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego

1996 – present  Associate Professor of Surgery Chief
Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Hospital Appointments

1989 – present   UCSD Medical Center, Member of the Attending Medical Staff

1989 – present   Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego,
Courtesy Attending

1989 – present   Veteran’s Administration, La Jolla, VA Medical Center,
Consultant without Compensation (WOC)

1991 – present   University Medical Center,
Chief of Plastic Surgery Service

1992 – present   Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego,
Courtesy Staff

1996 – present   University Hospital,
Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Other Professional Positions And Major Visiting Appointments

1987   Interface Member, International Plastic Surgery Clinical and Educational Programs

1989   Mercy/COAD Surgery Program, Volunteer

1989   UCSD Microsurgical Workshop, Course Director

1989   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons, Faculty/Lecturer

1990   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons, Faculty/Lecturer

1990   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons Faculty/Lecturer

1991   National Institutes of Health, Division of Research Grants, Special Review Section – 8, Review Group Member to Small Business Innovation Research Program: Medical Devices, Microsurgery

1991   UCSD Microsurgical Workshop, Course Director

1992   Surgical Challenges of the Head and Neck:  A Dissection Course Emphasizing Contemporary Strategies, Faculty/Lecturer

1992   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons, Faculty/Lecturer

1993   Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 3rd Breast Implant Research Forum
Washington D.C., March 12, 1993, Invited Speaker

1993   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons, Faculty/Lecturer

1994   Surgical Challenges of the Head and Neck:  A Dissection Course Emphasizing Contemporary Strategies, Faculty/Lecturer

1994   Semiannual Wound Management Workshop for Non-Surgeons, Faculty/Lecturer

1994   Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Award, for the best paper, in the Congenital Deformities category, presented during the Senior Residents Conference, Boston, MA

1996   Recognition Diploma, Sistema Para el Desrrollo Integral de la Familia (Foundation for Harmonious Growth of the Family) Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, October 6, 1996

Board Of Directors/Trustees

1991 – present        Plastic Surgery Research Foundation, Advisory Board (Research)

Major Committee Assignments

National and Regional

1995             American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, nomination to the Scientific Program Committee – Breast (Aesthetic and Reconstructive) Subcommittee

1996             Research Grants Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Member

Medical School

Ad Hoc Committee for Review of Promotions, University School of Medicine, February 1995

1995             Search Committee for the Head and Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery

Credentialing Committee Member, University Health Care, Iselin, NJ, July 1, 1996

Hospital

1990 – 1996       UCSD Medical Center, Credentials Committee, Member

1992 – 1994       UCSD Medical Center, Same Day Surgery Committee, Member

1992 – 1996       UCSD Medical Center, Dental Services Review Committee, Member

1994 – 1996       UCSD Medical Center, Operating Room Committee, Member

 

Memberships, Offices And Committee Assignments In Professional Societies

1975 – 1983       Polish Association of Physicians, Member

1977 – 1983       Polish Surgical Association

1975 – 1984       Polish Surgical Association, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Section, Member

1979 – present   International Society for Burn Injuries, Member

1981 – 1982       International Confederation for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Member
Polish Representative

1985 – present   American Burn Association, Member

1985 – present   American Medical Association, Member

1985 – 1992       Texas Medical Association, Member

1985 – 1992       Lubbock – Garza – Crosby County Medical Association, Member

1990 – present   American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc., Active Member

1990 – present   Plastic Surgery Research Council, Active Member

1990 – present   The Wound Healing Society, Member

1990 – present   Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, Associate Member

1990 – present   Peter C. Canizaro Surgical Society, Member

1994 – present   California Medical Association, Member

1994 – present   San Diego County Medical Society, Member

1994 – present   The New York Academy of Sciences, Member
1995 – present   Society for Biomaterial, Member

1995 – present   Tissue Engineering Society, Founding Member

1996 – present   The New Jersey Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Member

1996 – present   Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Member

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