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Visiting Professors

The New Orleans Plastic Surgery Program invites prominent plastic surgeons to discuss special topics. Below are those we have invited the past few years……..


Al Aly, MD                                                                                                                                                                            

Editor-in-Chief/Emedicine Plastic Surgery Online Textbook

Vice President (president elect) Iowa Plastic Surgery Society

Guest Editor of the Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Guest Editor of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal


Nov 16-17, 2006

·       Body Contouring


T. Roderick Hester, MD

Professor and Chief, Emory University Medical Center


Apr 5-6, 2007

·       Evolution of Periorbital Rejuvenation Technique


C. Scott Hultman, MD, FACS

Ethel F. and James A. Valone Distinguished Professor of Plastic Surgery

Division Chief and Program Director

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dinner Lecture sponsored by Mackie Gallager/LifeCell

Sep 13, 2007

·       Breast Reconstruction with Alloderm: Preliminary Results


Joseph S. Gruss, MD, FRCSC, FAAP

Maryls C. Larson Professor and Chair in Craniofacial Surgery

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center

University of Washington, Division of Plastic Surgery, Seattle, WA


Dec 6-7, 2007

·       Craniofacial Reconstruction


Aldo B. Guerra, MD

Private Practice, Scottsdale, AZ

Guest Lecturer at LSUHSC

Dec 14, 2007

·       Abdominal Etching” and Rhinoplasty in the Hispanic Patient


Anthony P. Tufaro, DDS, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor

Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery, and Head & Neck Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

John Hopkins

Baltimore, MD

Guest Lecture

Feb 12-14, 2008

·       Evaluation and Management of Oncologic Defects of the Face


Court B. Cutting, MD, PC

Professor, Plastic Surgery

New York University Medical Center

TheSmileTrain Medical Advisory Board Member


Mar 13-14, 2008

·       Primary Cleft Lip and Nose Repair

·       Secondary Cleft Lip and Nose Reconstruction, Velopharyngeal Incompetence

·       Virtual Reality, Techniques in Plastic Surgery


Elizabeth Hall-Findlay, MD

Private Practice

Banff Plastic Surgery

Banff, Alberta, CANADA


Apr 17-18, 2008

·       Vertical Mammoplasty


Jeffrey M. Gimble, MD, PhD

Professor, Stem Cell Biology Laboratory

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

VP Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds Lecture

Aug 6, 2008

·       Adipose-Derived Stem Cells (ACSs) in the 4th Dimension


Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Stanford University School of Medicine

Special Guest Lecture

Sep 12, 2008

·       New Technologies and Opportunities in Microsurgery


Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Georgetown University Hospital

Dinner Lecture sponsored by Mackie Gallager/LifeCell

Oct 15, 2008

·       Breast Surgery with LifeCell’s Tissue Matrices: Primary Operations, Secondary Revisions and Outcomes

Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Chief of Plastic Surgery, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Director, Craniofacial Fellowship Training Program

Johns Hopkins Medical Center—University of Maryland

VP Lecture

·       Designer Microsurgery in Craniofacial Reconstruction


Scott P. Bartlett, MD

Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania


Apr 2-3, 2009

·       Facial Animation

·       Craniofacial Repairs


Rod J. Rohrich, MD, FACS

Professor, Plastic Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical School at Dallas


Apr 16-17, 2009

·       Advances in Facial Rejuvenation

·       Rhinoplasty—Getting it Right the First Time

·       The Making of a Plastic Surgeon—What They Didn’t Teach You In Residency


Frederick Menick, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Surgery

University of Arizona


Aug 27-28, 2009

·       Principles of Facial and Nasal Reconstruction

·       Complex Nasal Reconstruction with Forehead Flaps

·       Treating Early Complications and Revising the Poor or Imperfect Nasal Reconstruction


Franklyn Elliott, MD

Atlanta Plastic Surgery

Atlanta, GA


·       Breast Reconstruction

·       Mastopexy/Augmentation

Timothy J. Marten, md, FACS

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Face, Breast and Body

The Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery

San Francisco, Ca

asaps vp

May 13-14, 2010

·       Incision Planning and Avoiding Problems and Complications in Face Lift Surgery

·       High SMAS Facelift: Simultaneous Single Flap Lifting of the Mid-Face, Cheek, and Jowl

·       Simultaneous Facelift and Fat Grafting


James C. Grotting, MD, FACS

Grotting Plastic Surgery

Birmingham, AL

asps/psef vp

May 20-21, 2010

·       Vertical Reduction Using The Sculpted Pillar Technique

·       Implant Malposition Following Augmentation Mammaplasty

·       Salvaging The Deteriorating Breast Reconstruction

·       Complication Rates In Aesthetic Plastic Surgery—How Are We Doing As A Group Of Specialists?


J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Surgery

Division of Plastic Surgery


October 14, 2010

·       Technical Refinements in Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss

·       The Science of Fat Grafting and Fat Stem Cells Medicolegal Aspects of Body Contouring Surgery

·       Mastopexy with Dermal Suspension and Autologous Auto-Augmentation







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