Grand Rounds

Division of Plastic Surgery Clinical and Teaching Conferences
Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:30 pm

4:30 - 5:30 pm
Plastic Surgery Teaching and Treatment
Planning Conferences

5:30 - 6:30 pm
Basic and Clinical Science of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds Conferences

** CME Credits Awarded through UCSD School of Medicine **

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Visiting Professors

April 18, 2018

Salah Rubayi, MD, FACS

Salah Rubayi, MD, FACS
Chairman, Dept of Surgery
Chief, Pressure Ulcer Management Service
Professor of Clinical Surgery;
Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

March 21, 2018

Dr. William Umansky

Dr. William Umansky
CSPS Visiting Professor

Presented: "Pearls from Private Practice" and "Being a Happy Plastic Surgeon"

January 10, 2018

Christopher R. Forrest, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Christopher R. Forrest, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Director, The Centre for Craniofacial Care and Research

Presented: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Application of 3D Technology, Surgical Simulation and Robotics in Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery" and "Surgical Correction of Hypertelorism and Orbital Malposition"

October 20, 2017

Fu-Chan Wei, MD, FACS

Fu-Chan Wei, MD, FACS
Surgeon, Innovator, and Leader
Chang Gung Microsurgery Center

Presented: "Avoiding Unfavorable Results in Microsurgical Head and Neck Reconstruction" and "Developing a microsurgical center at Chang Gung and Vascularized fibula reconstruction of segmental mandibular and maxillary defect"

October 17, 2017

Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS

Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery,
Neurology, and Surgery
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals
President-Elect, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Presented: "The Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches" and "Complications of Lower Extremity Reconstruction"

August 16, 2017

Daniel C. Mills, MD, FACS

Daniel C. Mills, MD, FACS
Immediate Past President, ASAPS
Past President CSPS
Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute

Presented: "TASPA My Way"

April 26, 2017

Anureet Bajaj, MD

Anureet Bajaj, MD
PSF Visiting Professor

Presented: "Microvascular in Private Practice" and "Ethics of Social Media"

January 11, 2017

David A. Staffenberg, MD, ScD (Hon), FACS Professor

David A. Staffenberg, MD, ScD (Hon), FACS Professor
Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery & Pediatrics Vice Chair,
Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Craniofacial Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center

Presented: "Demystifying Midface Osteotomies" and "The 'New' Gold Standard of Craniopagus Separation: The rationale, development and success of the staged separation"

November 16, 2016

Hiroshi Mizuno, D Med Sci

Hiroshi Mizuno, D Med Sci
Professor and Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery
Jutendo University in Tokyo

Presented: "Role of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in Plastic and Regenterative Surgery"

October 20, 2016

Steven Teitelbaum, MD, FACS

Steven Teitelbaum, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery,
UCLA School of Medicine
President, California Society of Plastic Surgeons

President, Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation

Presented: "Preventing and Managing the Unhappy Breast Augmentation Patient" and " Shaped Breast Implants: Do They Have a Role Today?"

September 28, 2016

Dr. Julie Park

Dr. Julie Park
Associate Professor and Director of Breast Reconstruction
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences

Presented: "Is preoperative mapping of perforators necessary in microsurgical abdominal autologous breast reconstruction: An intraoperative algorithm for abdominal flap choice" and "Beyond the DIEP: Tips and Pitfalls in Superficial Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap breast reconstruction"

June 22, 2016

Dr. Eduardo Gongora

Dr. Eduardo Gongora
Chief, The Genesis Clinic and Spa
B.C. Mexico

Presented: "Circular Abdominalplasty in Body Contouring"

May 16, 2016

Ming-Huei Cheng, MD, MBA, FACS

Ming-Huei Cheng, MD, MBA, FACS
Vice President, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Presented: "Vascularized Lymph Node Flap Transfer for Upper and Lower Limbs Lymphedema"

April 13, 2016

Dr. Frank Lista, MD, FRCSC

Dr. Frank Lista, MD, FRCSC
Medical Director and Founder
Plastic Surgery Clinic in Toronto

Presented: "Vertical Scar Breast Reduction: The 10 Key Steps to Success" and "Lemon Juice and Optimism Bias: How Surgeons Make Mistakes"

February 17, 2016

W.P. Andrew Lee, MD

W.P. Andrew Lee, MD
Professor and Chairman of Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Presented: "Combined Injuries in the Upper Extremity" and "Advances and Challenges in Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation"

September 23, 2015

Dr. Raman Mahabir

Dr. Raman Mahabir
Chief, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Presented: "Chest Wall Tumors and Reconstruction" and "An Approach to Research Study Design and Critical Appraisal of the Literature"

March 18, 2015

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, FACS

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Department of Plastic Surgery

Presented: "Clinical Cases in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction" and "The Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches"

February 18, 2015

Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH

Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery Associate Chair for Quality and Safety, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Presented: "Communicating with Difficult Patients"

January 28, 2015

William P. Adams, Jr, MD

William P. Adams, Jr, MD
Private Plastic Surgery Practice
Dallas, Texas
Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Presented: "The Process of Breast Augmentation- Planning and Technique" and "Capsular Contracture"

June 4, 2014

Dr. Gregory E. Lankin

Dr. Gregory E. Lankin
Chief of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery
Director of the Craniofacial center
University Hospitals *UH) Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery, Case Wester Reserve University School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Wester Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Presented: "Vascular Anomalies: Categorizations, Evaluation & Treatment" and "Craniofacial Surgeries: From Terrier to Current Concepts"

Contact Information

Pamela Lugo
plugo@ucsd.edu
(619) 543-5887

Please contact Pamela if you would like to present a Grand Rounds lecture or to be notified of upcoming Grand Round lectures.