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Jeffrey A. Ascherman, MD, FACS

Positions and Appointments

2011-present  Professor of Clinical Surgery
, New York, NY
2006-present  Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2004-present  Site Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2001-present  Adjunct Surgeon
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
1999-present  Director, Cleft/Craniofacial Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Cosmetic/plastic surgery
Breast reconstruction
Craniofacial surgery
Pediatric plastic surgery

Research Interests

Breast reconstruction
Cranial reossification
Wound healing


Education and Training

1995  Fellow/Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Hospital Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
1994  Craniofacial Fellow
Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
1988–1994   Resident/General and Plastic Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1988  MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1984  BA
Harvard University, Boston, MA

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1997
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1989

Professional Experience

2006-2011  Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1998-2006  Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1998-2006  Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Professional Honors

President's Award for the top presentation at the 2012 annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Included in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” issue, 2009, 2011, 2012.

Teacher of the Year Award, Division of Plastic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2009, 2012.

Included in Castle Connolly's How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area, 1997-2012.

“Gold Doc” Award from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation “for demonstrating compassion, empathy and respect in the practice of medicine,” 2005

Teacher Recognition Award, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2000.

Best Research Paper Award at the 1994 Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Professional Societies and Committees

American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
Plastic Surgery Research Council
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society for Peripheral Nerve
Association for Academic Surgery
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Medical Society of the State of New York
New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
New York County Medical Society
Jerome P. Webster Society


Service Activities

5/06: Surgeon on “Children of China Pediatrics Foundation” mission to Nanjing, China.

5/05: Surgeon on “Children of China Pediatrics Foundation” mission to Nanjing, China.

10/03: Surgeon on “Children of China Pediatrics Foundation” mission to Hangzhou, China.

4/02: Surgeon on “Children of China Pediatrics Foundation” mission to Harbin, China.

5/99: Surgeon on “Children of China Pediatrics Foundation” mission to Harbin, China.

10/96: Surgeon on “Healing the Children” mission to Santa Marta, Colombia.



Research Abstracts


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Abdominal Wall Morbidity Following Unilateral and Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Pedicled TRAM Flaps: An Outcomes Analysis of 117 Consecutive Patients

Selected Publications


Cohen l, Ascherman J. A global update on breast implants. Aesth Plast Surg. In press.

Malliaris SD, Munabi NCO, Akelina Y, Ascherman JA. Topical cilostazol inhibits neointimal hyperplasia in a rat interposition vein graft model. Plast Reconstr Surg. In press.

Zeidler KR, Berkowitz RL, Chun YS, Alizadeh K, Castle J, Colwell AS, Desai AR, Evans G, Hollenbeck S, Johnson DJ, Morris D, Ascherman J. AeroForm patient controlled tissue expansion and saline tissue expansion for breast reconstruction: A randomized controlled trial. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72:Suppl 1:S51-5. DOI: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000175.

Munabi NCO, Olorunnipa OB, Goltsman D, Rohde CH, Ascherman JA. The ability of intraoperative perfusion mapping with laser-assisted indocyanine green angiography to predict mastectomy flap necrosis in breast reconstruction: A prospective trial. J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg. 2014;67:449-55. DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2013.12.040.


Huston T, Rohde C, El-Tamer M, Ascherman J. Oncoplastic breast reduction. In: El-Tamer M (ed). Principles and Techniques in Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgery. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore, 2013.

Imahiyerobo T, Ascherman J. Invited commentary for: Tuberous breast: Revised classification and a new hypothesis for its development. Aesth Plast Surg. 2013;37:904-5. DOI: 10.1007/s00266-013-0185-2.

Ireton JE, Kluft JA, Ascherman JA. Unilateral and Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Pedicled TRAM Flaps: An Outcomes Analysis of 188 Consecutive Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg GO. May 2013;1;e17; DOI:10.1097/GOX.0b013e3182944595.

Preminger BA, Yaghoobzadeh Y, Ascherman JA. . Management of Sternal Wounds by Limited Debridement and Partial Bilateral Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Advancement Flaps in 25 Patients: A Less Invasive Approach. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 March 13 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 23503433.

Ascherman J
. Obituary: Daniel Marchac (1936-2012). Aesth Surg J. 2013; DOI:10.1007/s00266-012-0024-x.

Chang MM, Huston T, Ascherman J, Rohde C. Oncoplastic breast reduction: Maximizing aesthetics and surgical margins. Int J Surg Oncol. 2012; article ID 907576, DOI:10.1155/2012/907576.

Hershman DL, Richards CA, Kalinsky K, Wilde ET, Lu YS, Ascherman JA, Neugut AI, Wright JD. Influence of health insurance, hospital factors and physician volume on receipt of immediate post mastectomy reconstruction in women with invasive and non-invasive breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Tr. 2012;136:535-545.

Byrne MW, Ascherman JA, Casale P, Cowles RA, Gallin PF, Maxwell LG. Elective procedures and anesthesia in children: Pediatric surgeons enter the dialogue on neurotoxicity questions, surgical options, and parental concerns. J Neurosurg Anesthiol. 2012;24:396-400.

Doft MA, Hardy KL, Ascherman JA. Treatment of hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin. Aesth Surg J. 2012;32:238-244.

Chang CS, Wong A, Rohde CH, Ascherman JA, Wu JK. Management of lip hemangiomas: Minimizing peri-oral scars. J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg. 2012;65:163-168.

Preminger BA, Yaghoobzadeh Y, Ascherman JA. Management of Sternal Wounds by Limited Debridement and Partial Bilateral Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Advancement Flaps in 25 Patients: A Less Invasive Approach. Ann Plast Surg. In press.

Doft MA, Hardy KL, Ascherman JA. The “fish” mastopexy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;129:865e-866e.

Preminger BA, Trencheva K, Chang CS, Chiang A, El-Tamer M, Ascherman J, Rohde C. Improving access to care: Breast surgeons, the gatekeepers to breast reconstruction. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;214:270- 276.

Doft MA, Kasten JL, Ascherman JA. Treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin: A single surgeon's experience with 53 consecutive patients. Aesth Plast Surg. 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s00266-011-9738-4.

Doft MA, Chiang AL, Hardy KL, Schwarz GS, Ascherman JA, Wu JK, Rohde CH. Examiningreduction mammaplasty in Hispanic and African Americans: A changing landscape in American plastic surgery. J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg. 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.07.026.

Bartsich S, Ascherman J, Whittier S, Yao C, Rohde C. The breast: A clean-contaminated surgical site. Aesth Surg J. 2011;31:802-806.

Wu JK, Chang CS, Wong A, Ascherman JA, Rohde CH. Management of lip hemangiomas: Minimizing peri-oral scars. J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg. 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.08.033.

Mao JJ, Stosich MS, Moioli EK, Lee CH, Fu S, Bastian B, Eisig SB, Zemnick C, Ascherman J, Wu J, Rohde C, Ahn J. Facial reconstruction by biosurgery: Cell transplantation vs. cell homing. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2010;16:257-262.

Park J, Ascherman J, Ofodile F. Alloplastic facial implants. In: Grant R, Chen C (eds). Current Cosmetic Surgery. McGraw-Hill, New York, New York, 2010.

Bartsich S, Ascherman JA. Posterior dissection of the rectus abdominis muscle during TRAM flap harvest for the preservation of medial row perforators. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;126:193e-195e.

Cayci C, Cinar C, Yucel OA, Tekinay T, Ascherman JA. The effect of epidural anesthesia on muscle flap tolerance to venous ischemia. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;125:89-98.

Cayci C, Wahlquist TC, Seckin SI, Ozcan V, Tekinay AB, Martens TP, Oz MC, Ascherman JA. Naringenin inhibits neointimal hyperplasia following arterial reconstruction with interpositional vein graft. Ann Plast Surg. 2010;64:105-113.

Kamdar MR, Gomez RA, Ascherman JA. Intracranial volumes in a large series of healthy children. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;124:2072-2075.

Bornholdt D, Oeffner F, Konig A, Happle R, Alanay Y, Ascherman J, et al. PORCN mutations in focal dermal hypoplasia: Coping with lethality. Hum Mutat. 2009;30:E618-628.

Cross K, Teo E, Wong S, Lambe J, Rohde C, Grant R, Ascherman J. The absorbable dermal staple device: A faster, more cost-effective method for incisional closure. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;124:156-162.

Cayci C, Russo M, Cheema F, Martens T, Ozcan V, Argenziano M, Oz M, Ascherman J. Risk analysis of deep sternal wound infections and their impact on long-term survival: A propensity analysis. Ann Plast Surg. 2008;61:294-301.

Ascherman J, Foo R, Nanda D, Parisien M. Reconstruction of cranial bone defects utilizing a quick-setting hydroxyapatite cement and absorbable plates. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:1131-1135.


Ascherman J, Seruya M, Bartsich S. Abdominal wall morbidity following unilateral and bilateral breast reconstruction with pedicled TRAM flaps: An outcomes analysis of 117 consecutive patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;121:1-8.

Conejero J, Lee J, Ascherman J. Cranial defect reconstruction in an experimental model using different mixtures of bioglass and autologous bone. J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18:1290-1295.

Sprole A, Adepoju I, Ascherman J, Gayle L, Grant R, Talmor M. Horizontal or vertical? An evaluation of patient preferences for reduction mammaplasty scars. Aesthetic Surg J. 2007;27:257-262.

Ascherman J, Hunter C, Bickers D. Refractory eczematous dermatitis associated with retained suture material. Ann Plast Surg. 2006;56:205-207.

Terry M, Ascherman J. A case of unilateral coronal synostosis in a child with craniofacial microsomia. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2006;43:752-755.

Roudner T, Ascherman J. Pectoralis major reconstruction of sternotomy wounds. Oper Techniques Gen Surg. 2006;8;228-232.

Ascherman J, Patel S, Malhotra S, Smith C. Management of sternal wounds with bilateral pectoralis major myocutaneous advancement flaps in 114 consecutively treated patients: Refinements in technique and outcomes analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004;114:676-683.

Ascherman J, Desrosiers A, Newman M. Management of sternal wounds with pectoralis major musculocutaneous advancement flaps in patients with a history of chest wall irradiation. Ann Plast Surg. 2004;52:480-485.

Ascherman J, Knowles S, Marin V, Prisant N, Hu G, Chiu D. Cranial reossification with absorbable plates. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001;107:763-768.

Prystowsky JH, Siegel DM, Ascherman JA. Artificial skin for closure and healing of wounds created by skin cancer excisions. Dermatol Surg. 2001;27:648-653.

Hutchinson O, Oz M, Ascherman J. The use of muscle flaps to treat left ventricular assist device (LVAD) infections. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001;107:364-373.

Prystowsky J, Nowygrod R, Marboe C, Benvenisty A, Ascherman J, Todd G. Artificial skin (Integra dermal regeneration template) for closure of lower extremity wounds. Vasc Surg. 2000;34:557-565.

Ascherman J, Knowles S, Attkiss K. Docetaxel (Taxotere) extravasation: A report of five cases with treatment recommendations. Ann Plast Surg. 2000;45:438-441.

Ascherman J, Marin V, Rogers L, Prisant N. Palatal distraction in a canine cleft palate model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000;105:1687-1694.

Ting J, Hu G, Marin V, Rogers L, Gorlick N, Ascherman J, Chiu DTW. End-to-side neurophysiology using autogenous vein nerve conduits. Surg Forum. 1998;49:637-638.

Umana JP, Ewing D, Sun BC, De Rose JJ, Spanier TB, Catanese K, Gardocki MT, Flannery M, Sultan M, Oz MC, Ascherman J. Use of pedicled muscle flaps successfully manages wound infections in implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients with a low incidence of device endocarditis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997;16:93.

Marchac D, Ascherman J, Arnaud E. Fibrin glue fixation in forehead endoscopy: Evaluation of our experience with 206 cases. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997;100:704- 712.

Vacher C, Pavy B, Ascherman J. Musculature of the soft palate: Clinico-anatomic correlations and therapeutic implications in the treatment of cleft palates. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 1997;34:189-194.

Vendroux J, Ascherman JA, Lacroix P, Duport G, Raulo Y, Baruch J. Obtaining maximal use of expanded scalp rotation flaps via an experimental model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997;99:1000-1005.

Ascherman JA, Hugo NE, Sultan MR, Patsis MC, Smith CR, Rose EA. Single stage treatment of sternal wound complications in heart transplant recipients in whom pectoralis major myocutaneous advancement flaps were used. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1995;110:1030-1036.

Hugo NE, Sultan MR, Ascherman JA, Patsis MC, Smith CR, Rose EA. Single stage management of 74 consecutive sternal wound complications with pectoralis major myocutaneous advancement flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994;93:1433-1441.

Chiu DTW, Ascherman JA, Patsis MC. Prolongation of rat ear allograft survival with cyclosporine. Transplantation. 1993;56:253-255.

Chiu DTW, Ascherman JA, Patsis MC. Rat ear transplantation: A feasibility study. J Reconstr Microsurg. 1993;9:33-38.

Abstracts

Preminger B, Chiang A, Kieserman-Smokler C, Trencheva K, El-Tamer M, Ascherman J, Rohde C. Understanding breast surgeon referral patterns and their influence on breast reconstruction rates. Ninety fifth annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons. Chicago, Illinois. October 2009.

Ascherman J, Gomez A, Kamdar M. Intracranial volume growth in normal children from birth to six years of age. International Master Course on Aging Skin. Paris, France. January 2009.

Teo E, Cross K, Wong S, Rohde C, Grant R, Ascherman J. The dermal stapler device: A faster, more cost-effective method for incisional closure as compared to standard dermal sutures. Seventy seventh annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Chicago, Illinois. November 2008.

Cayci C, Wahlquist T, Seckin S, Martens T, Oz M, Ascherman J. “Naringenin inhibits neointimal hyperplasia following arterial reconstruction with interpositional vein grafts.” Plastic Surgery Research Council annual meeting. Stanford, California. June 2007.

Ascherman J, Seruya M. “Minimizing abdominal wall morbidity in unilateral pedicled TRAM flaps with onlay polypropylene mesh: A review of techniques and outcomes in 105 consecutive patients.” Plastic Surgery at the Red Sea International Symposium. Eilat, Israel. March 2007.

Cayci C, Russo M, Cheema F, Martens T, George I, Argenziano M, Oz, M, Ascherman J. “Risk analysis of deep sternal wound infections and its impact on long-term survival: A propensity analysis.” Twenty third annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Boston, Massachusetts. December 2006.

Ascherman J, Seruya M, Bartsich S. “Abdominal wall morbidity following unilateral and bilateral breast reconstruction with pedicled TRAM flaps: An outcomes analysis of 117 consecutive patients.” Seventy fifth annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Francisco, California. October 2006.

Sprole A, Adepoju I, Ascherman J, Gayle L, Grant R, Talmor M, “Horizontal or Vertical? An evaluation of patient preferences for reduction mammaplasty scars.” Annual meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Orlando, Florida. April 2006.

Conejero J, Lee J, Ascherman J. “Cranial defect reconstruction in a rabbit model using different mixtures of bioglass and autologous bone.” Sixty third annual meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Vancouver, Canada. April 2006.

Conejero J, Ascherman J. “Surgical treatment of facial cleft (Tessier 1 and 2), hypertelorism and nasal dysplasia: A case report.” Sixty third annual meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Vancouver, Canada. April 2006.

Ascherman J, Seruya M, Nanda D, Parisien M. “Reconstruction of cranial bone defects utilizing a hydroxyapatite resin and absorbable plates.” Third annual Columbia University assistant professor pediatric research symposium. New York, New York. November 2005.

Bijoor R, Chussid S, Ascherman J, Santoro M. “A multi-disciplinary approach to the management of the cleft lip/cleft palate patient.” Fifty eighth annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Orlando, Florida. May 2005.

Newman M, Camberos A, Ascherman J. “Atypical mycobacterium infections in northeastern U.S. patients traveling abroad for cosmetic surgery.” Twenty first annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Naples, Florida. January 2005.

Lo I, Ascherman J. “An urban medical center population of cleft lip and palate patients: Demographics and outcome analyses.” Chinese American Medical Society annual meeting. New York, New York. October 2004.

Hanasono M, Newman M, Hughes D, Ascherman J. “Implant reconstruction in patients who receive radiation for breast cancer.” Seventy third annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 2004.

Conejero J, Lee J, Nanda D, Ascherman J. “Cranial defect reconstruction in a rabbit model using different mixtures of bioglass and autologous bone.” Plastic Surgery Research Council annual meeting. Ann Arbor, Michigan. June 2004.

Desrosiers A, Newman M, Ascherman J. “Sternal reconstruction after chest wall irradiation.” Twentieth annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Baltimore, Maryland. October 2003.

Patel S, Ascherman J. “Management of sternal wounds with bilateral pectoralis major myocutaneous advancement flaps in 114 consecutively treated patients: Refinements in technique and outcomes analysis.” 71st annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Antonio, Texas. November 2002.

Nanda D, Parisien M, Laser J, Ascherman J. “Reconstruction of cranial bone defects utilizing absorbable plates and a hydroxyapatite resin.” Plastic Surgery Research Council annual meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 2002.

Ascherman J, Jones V, Knowles S. “The effect of retention sutures on wound healing in the rat.” Plastic Surgery Research Council annual meeting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. June 2001.

Hutchinson O, Oz M, Ascherman J. “The use of muscle flaps to treat left ventricular assist device (LVAD) infections.” Seventeenth annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Montreal, Canada. September 2000.

Attkiss K, Ascherman J. “Docetaxel (taxotere) extravasation: Three case reports and treatment recommendations.” Fifteenth annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Newport, Rhode Island. October 1998.

Ting J, Rogers L, Marin V, Gorlick N, Hu G, Ascherman J, Chiu DTW. “End-to-side neurorrhaphies using autogenous vein grafts.” American College of Surgeons annual meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. October 1998.

Yang H, Troutman K, Ascherman J. “Presurgical orthopedics for infant with severe facial clefting.” American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry annual meeting. San Diego, California. May 1998.

Ting J, Hu G, Marin V, Rogers L, Gorlick N, Ascherman J, Chiu DTW. “End-to-side nerve anastomosis using autogenous vein nerve conduits.” American Society for Peripheral Nerve eighth annual meeting. Vancouver, Canada. May 1998.

Presentations


“Advances in breast reconstruction.” Columbia University Women’s Health and Wellness conference lecture. June 2010.

“Blepharoplasty: Current trends and techniques.” Columbia University course for ophthalmologists. January 2010.

“Current techniques in breast reconstruction.” Department of Surgery grand rounds. Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York. December 2009.

“The role of breast reconstruction in the multidisciplinary care of the breast cancer patient.” Regional symposium on breast cancer management. Columbia University. November 2009.

“Breast reconstruction: Timing and techniques.” Mitsubishi health conference lecture. New York City. October 2009.

“Effects of radiation therapy on breast reconstruction.” Columbia University breast service conference. August 2009.

“Hot topics in oncoplastic breast reconstruction.” Tenth annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. San Diego, California. April 2009.

“Blepharoplasty: Trends, techniques, and potential complications.” Columbia University course for ophthalmologists. January 2009.

“Plastic surgery missions abroad.” Columbia University International Health Organization.” November 2008.

“Breast reconstruction in 2008.” Columbia University multidisciplinary breast conference. March 2008.

“Blepharoplasty: Current trends and techniques.” Columbia University course for ophthalmologists. January 2008.

“Techniques of soft tissue reconstruction.” Columbia University stem cell research laboratory. October 2007.

“Current trends in craniofacial surgery for congenital malformations.” Department of Pediatrics grand rounds. Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center of Staten Island. Staten Island, New York, May 2005.

"Craniofacial surgery for congenital malformations.” Department of Otolaryngology grand rounds. Columbia University Medical Center. June 2007.

“Blepharoplasty: Indications, techniques, and potential complications.” Columbia University course for ophthalmology residents. January 2007.

“Postoperative care of the breast reconstruction patient.” Columbia University breast service. December 2006.

“Evaluation and treatment of the cleft palate patient.” Zhong Da Hospital grand rounds. Nanjing, China, June 2006.

“Current techniques in breast reconstruction.” Zhong Da Hospital grand rounds. Nanjing, China, June 2006.

“The use of Arnica Montana in a plastic surgery practice.” Seminar for medical professionals on homeopathic medicines. New York City. May 2006.

“Introduction to craniofacial surgery.” Lecture to Columbia University medical and dental students. March 2006.

“Management of patients with cleft lip and palate.” Columbia University course for prosthodontics graduate students. March 2006.

“Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.” Columbia University breast service conference. March 2006.

“Blepharoplasty: Indications, techniques, and potential complications.” Columbia University course for ophthalmology residents. January 2006.

“Current clinical treatment of complicated pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients.” Seminar on practical evidence based standards of care in wound healing. New York City. December 2005.

“Evaluation and treatment of major craniofacial anomalies.” Department of Pediatrics grand rounds. Holy Name Hospital. Teaneck, New Jersey. October 2005.

“Diagnosis and treatment of craniosynostoses.” Zhong Da Hospital grand rounds. Nanjing, China, May 2005.

“Craniofacial surgery.” Nanjing University Medical School. Nanjing, China, May 2005.

“Blepharoplasty: Indications, techniques, and potential complications.” Columbia University course for ophthalmology residents. January 2005.

“Current trends and techniques in facial cosmetic surgery.” Eightieth annual session of the Greater New York Dental Meeting. New York, New York, November 2004.

“Management of the cleft palate patient.” Department of Pediatrics grand rounds. The Valley Hospital. Ridgewood, New Jersey, September 2004.

“Breast reconstruction after radiotherapy.” CME course for health professionals treating breast cancer patients. Columbia University, May 2004.

“Vascular anomalies.” CME course for local pediatricians. Columbia University, March 2004.

“Blepharoplasty: Indications, techniques, and potential complications.” Columbia University course for ophthalmology residents. January 2004.

“Management of soft tissue wounds in the pediatric trauma patient.” Pediatric trauma conference. Columbia University, November 2003.

“Challenges in mandibular fracture management.” Twentieth annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Baltimore, Maryland. October 2003

“Plastic surgery for the cleft palate patient.” Columbia University course for orthodontics graduate students. March 2003.

“The reconstructive ladder approach to wound management.” Columbia University pediatric surgery staff. March 2003.

“Alternatives in breast reconstruction.” Columbia University breast cancer outreach program, February 2003.

“Current trends in cosmetic surgery.” Health outreach program at the Allen Pavilion Hospital, New York, New York, January 2003.

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