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Austin Y. Ha, MD

Undergraduate: Brown University (neuroscience)

Medical School: Brown University, 2016

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea and Toronto, Canada

Austin Ha

Research Interests

Specific research questions to be determined, but plans to collect high-quality prospective data that can have meaningful impact on the way plastic surgeons take care of their patients.

Selected Publications

Cohen MS, Ha AY, Kitsko DJ, Chi DH. Surgical outcomes with subperiosteal pocket technique for cochlear implantation in very young children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014;78(9):1545-7.

Fallon EA, Ha AY, Merck DL, Ciullo SS, Luks FI. Interactive instrument-driven image display in laparoscopic surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015;25(6):531-5.

Ha AY, Nguyen JE, Doyle RJ, Feller E. Actual and perceived HBV status among Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Rhode Island: a cross-sectional study. R I Med J. 2015;98(5):15-8.

Johnston BR, Ha AY, Brea B, Liu PY. The Mechanism of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the
Treatment of Chronic Wounds and Diabetic Foot Ulcers. R I Med J. 2016;99(2):24-7.

Johnston BR, Ha AY, Kwan D. Surgical Management of Chronic Wounds. R I Med J. 2016;99(2):28-31.

Ha AY, Noronha N, Gleason P, Winkler J, Butera JN, Henriksen K, Hu S. Cryoglobulinemic
membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis associated with mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue
lymphoma treated with rituximab. Clin Neprhol-Case Studies. 2016;1:1-4.

Ha AY, Depasse JM, Piskorski A, Treaba DO, Kojic EM, Daniels AH. Compressive spinal epidural mass caused by Propionibacterium acnes. Spine J. 2016;16(5):e347-51.

Drolet BC, Tandon VJ, Ha AY, Guo Y, Phillips BZ, Akelman E, Schmidt ST. Unnecessary Emergency Transfers for Evaluation by a Plastic Surgeon: A Burden to Patients and the Health Care System. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137(6):1927-33.

Ha AY, Shalvoy RM, Voisinet A, Racine J, Aaron RK. Controversial role of arthroscopic
meniscectomy of the knee: A review. World J Orthop. 2016;7(5):287-92.

Ha AY, Mangham W, Frommer S, Choi D, Klinge P, Taylor HO, Oyelese AA, Sullivan SR.
Interdisciplinary management of minimally displaced orbital roof fractures: delayed pulsatile
exophthalmos and orbital encephalocele. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. In press.

PRESENTATIONS
Ha AY, Nguyen JE, Doyle RJ, Feller E. Correlating perceived Hepatitis B status with actual status in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Rhode Island. Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, New York, New York. October 2013.

Ha AY, Voisinet A, Racine J, Aaron RK. Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for the management of meniscal tears in the setting of osteoarthritis: a prospective study and a critique of contemporary methods. Orthopedic Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana. March 2014.

Luks FI, Ha AY, Merck DL, Fallon EA, Ciullo SS. i-LID: Instrument-driven laparoscopic image display. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Salt Lake City, Utah. April 2014.

Luks FI, Ha AY, Fallon EA, Merck DL, Ciullo SS. Individualized instrument-driven image display in laparoscopic surgery. International Pediatric Endosurgery Group: 23rd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Edinburg, Scotland. July 2014.

Ha AY, Nguyen JE, Doyle RJ, Feller E. Actual and perceived HBV status among Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Rhode Island. American College of Gastroenterology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 2014.

Guo Y, Drolet BC, Tandon VJ, Ha AY, Heinl RE, Phillips BZ, Schmidt ST, Liu PY. Frequency and impact of inappropriate emergent transfer for hand and face consultation. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 134 (4S-1), 44. American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois. October 2014.