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Craniofacial Plastic Surgery Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Craniofacial, Craniofacial Plastic Surgery, Board Certified Plastic Surgery, microsurgery,

Expert Witness No.482



High School

Laura Speed Elliot High School Boonville, Missouri 1976


University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1980

Medical School

University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, M.D., 1984


Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, General Surgery 1984-1985


University of Miami, Jackson Memorial, Hospital, Miami, Florida, General Surgery 1985-1989

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1989-1991


University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Craniofacial Surgery (S.A. Wolfe, M.D.) July 1, l992-January 1,1993

Board Certification

Diplomate: American Board of General Surgery, 1990
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1994


Florida: (inactive)

Professional Background:

Academic Appointments:

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Southern California, l992 to present

Hospital Appointments:

Chief, Plastic Surgical Service, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1992-present

Active Staff, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1991 – present

Active Staff, USC University Hospital Los Angeles, California, 199l – present

Active Staff, Hospital Of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, 1991 – present

Active Staff, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, 1991-present

Consultant Staff, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, 1991 – present

Active Staff, Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, 1991 – present

Courtesy Staff, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 1991 – present

Consulting Staff St Joseph Medical Center. Burbank, 1991 – present

Courtesy Staff, Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, California, 1993 – present

Courtesy Staff Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California, 1993 – present

Active Staff, Estelle Doheny Eye Hospital, Los Angeles, California, 1993 – April, 1995

Associate Staff, Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, California, l993 – present

Active Staff, St Vincent’s Medical Center, Los Angeles, California (Application pending)
Provisional Staff, Doheny Eye Medical Group-Ambulatory Surgical Center, "Los California 1995-1995

Active Staff, USC University Hospital –Out Patient Surgery Center, Los Angeles California, l995 – present

Specific Teaching Responsibilities:

Instructor and lecturer, undergraduate medical students, Division of Plastic Surgery
Core curriculum lectures to General Surgery Residents.
Instructor and lecturer plastic surgery fellows and microsurgery fellow, Division of Plastic Surgery.
Lecturer, USC Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference.

Specific Administrative Responsibilities:

Chief, Plastic Surgical Service, LAC+USC Medical Center

Trauma QA Committee at LAC+USC Medical Center

QA Committee at USC University Hospital

QA Committee at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Resident selection for General Surgery and Plastic Surgery USC Comprehensive Breast Care Center at Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital

Society Memberships:


Los Angeles County Medical Association Member
Los Angeles Surgical Society Active Member


American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Active Member
American Medical Association Candidate Member



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