Dr. Patrick Garvey (seated in middle) with plastic surgery residents presented talks on April 23 and 24, 2019, including Virtual Surgical Planning in Head and Neck Reconstruction and Breast Reconstruction in Obese Patients. Dr. Garvey is an associate professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Patrick Garvey of the University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center (in his new Cardinals hat), the Plastic Surgery Foundation Visiting Professor, enjoys a winning baseball game on April 23, 2019, with plastic surgery residents and faculty.
In September 2018 our American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) visiting professor was Dr. Amir Dorafshar from Rush University (sitting second from left). Dr. Dorafshar is professor, chief and program director of the Plastic Surgery Fellowship Program at Rush University Hospital in Chicago. While here, he spoke about the future of craniofacial surgery and advances in facial trauma.
Dr. Jeffrey Kenkel (sitting second from left) visited our plastic surgery division in August 2018 to present advances in body contouring as well as safety and execution of non-surgical device based facial rejuvenation and facial injectables. He is currently the Betty and Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas – Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Kenkel was sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) visiting professor, Dr. Richard Warren, left, discusses facelift procedures with plastic surgery residents during a cadaver lab on March 7, 2018. Dr. Warren is a board-certified plastic surgeon from the Vancouver Plastic Surgery Center and previously served as the head of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of British Columbia in Canada.
Our “In-House” Visiting Professor, Dr. Ida Fox (front row, third from left), presented at our division’s annual Residents and Fellows Day on February 14, 2018. In addition to speaking on “Nerve Transfers in Spinal Cord Injury” and “Transitioning from Residency to Attending-ship – Final Fond Facts,” Dr. Fox gave attendees special Godiva chocolates to help celebrate Valentine’s Day. Dr. Fox is an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
Greg Evans, MD, FACS, (seated second from left) poses with division residents and fellows after his Grand Rounds talk, “Head and Neck Reconstruction.” Dr. Evans was the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) visiting professor on August 9, 2017. He is a professor of plastic surgery and biomedical engineering and founding chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of California – Irvine.
On May 24, 2017, David Staffenberg, MD, visited the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center. While here, Dr. Staffenberg generated discussion about craniofacial osteotomies and craniopagus separation. Here, he is seated third from left with several of the plastic surgery residents.
Division residents and faculty enjoy a Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium with Plastic Surgery Foundation Visiting Professor Babak Mehrara, MD, on April 25, 2017 (pictured in back row, sixth from left).
Dr. Babak Mehrara is from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. While visiting, he spoke about How to Become a Surgeon Scientist and Lymphedema Therapy: From Bench to the Bedside. Here, he is pictured with residents and faculty in the division suite (seated third from left).
Plastic surgery residents participate in a cadaver lab with visiting professor Lorne Rosenfield, MD, (5th from left) in February 2017. Dr. Rosenfield is a board-certified plastic surgeon in private practice in Burlingame, California, and an active clinical professor of plastic surgery at both the University of California – San Francisco and Stanford University. His special interests include facial cosmetic rejuvenation surgery, body contouring post massive weight loss and operating room safety.
In September 2016, the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery hosted the first annual William A. Peck, MD, Alumni Visiting Professor, Dr. David Chiu from New York University Langone Medical Center. Here, Dr. Chiu is pictured with Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division Chief, Dr. Susan Mackinnon, and Alan A and Edith L Wolff Distinguished Professor and former Dean, Dr. William Peck (from left).
Plastic and reconstructive surgery residents take a break after Grand Rounds to pose with Dr. David Chiu (front row center).
In May 2016, faculty and residents enjoyed a night out at Ballpark Village watching the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs with visiting professor, Michael Zenn, MD (third from left). Dr. Zenn is a professor of plastic surgery at Duke University. While here, he spoke about flap resection and one-stage breast reconstruction with nipple-sparing mastectomy and implants.
Randolph Sherman, MD, FACS, vice chairman of surgery from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, (seated third from left) was a visiting professor in March 2016. While here, the native St. Louisan made a presentation titled, “Composite Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity” and listened to residents present a variety of cases.
Joseph Gryskiewicz, MD, FACS (seated second from left), from Gryskiewicz Twin Cities Cosmetic Surgery, PA, in Minnesota, was a visiting professor in December 2015. While here, he made several presentations to plastic surgery residents covering topics including medical ethics and rhinoplasty.
Edward Buchel, MD, FACS, a plastic surgeon from the University of Manitoba, was a visiting professor in June 2015.
Joseph Disa, MD, (seated at table) a plastic and reconstructive surgeon from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York who specializes in reconstruction after tumor removal, was the PSF Visiting Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery on September 2-3, 2014.
Dr. Joe Disa visits from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, September 2014.
Dr. James Bradley visits from Temple University, March 2014.
Dr. David Song visits from the University of Chicago in August 2013.
Dr. William Peterson visits from the Hand Center of San Antonio, September 2012.