Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

+TRAINING

Medical School:

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, New York
Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate:

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Residency:

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Program Director: Gerald S. Berke, MD
General Surgery Resident
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Resident
Chief Resident Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certified

Residency:

Medical University of South Carolina
Plastic Surgery

Program Director: John H. Robinson, MD
Plastic Surgery Resident
Chief Resident Plastic Surgery

Fellowship: Microsurgery Breast Reconstruction

Medical University of South Carolina
Program Director: Robert J. Allen, MD
Fellowship Location: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary- New York, New York
Oschner Baptist- New Orleans, Louisiana, MUSC-Charleston, South Carolina

+HONORS

Residency:

Resident Educational Grant Recipient – Annual American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Meeting New York, New York September 2004

Resident Poster Presentation Award - Combined Otolaryngological Spring
Meeting (COSM) May 2004 for Curcumin Suppresses Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Poster Presentation Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetin(COSM) Triological Society Scottsdale, Arizona May 2004

Resident Oral Presentation Award –Triological Society (Western Section)
February 2002 for Treatment of Advanced Oral Cancers with Chemotherapy and Radiation

Resident Educational Grant Recipient – Annual American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Meeting September 2002

UCLA Star Award Recipient - Given to the clinician providing outstanding patient care UCLA January 2005

Resident Educational Grant Recipient - Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting June 2006

Medical School:

President of Iota Epsilon Alpha-International Medical Honor Society-member since 1995
Magna Cum Laude- Medical School
Graduate Dean’s list (eight quarters)
Oxford University Surgical Externship January 1997 to June 1997

Undergraduate:

Sigma Theta Tau –International Nursing Honor Society- member since 1991
Magna Cum Laude- Nursing 1993
Undergraduate Dean’s List (four quarters)
Undergraduate First Honors (two quarters)
Undergraduate Second Honors (two quarters)
National Dean’s List 1990-1993
Dean’s Citation Award - May 1993
Senior Class Representative: White House - President Clinton’s
National Health Care Week- May 1993

Ice Skating Champion:

North American Precision Ice Skating Champion 1984
United States National Precision Ice Skating Champion 1983 & 1984

+PUBLICATIONS

LoTempio MM, Wang MB, Sadeghi A
Treatment of Advanced Oropharyngeal Cancers with Chemotherapy and Radiation. Ears Nose Throat Journal 2003 May;82(5):367-70.

LoTempio MM, Shapiro NL
Tracheotomy Tube Placement in Children Following Cardiothoracic Surgery:
Indications & Outcomes. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2002 Nov-Dec;23(6):337-40.

LoTempio MM, Veena MS, Steele, HL, Ramamurthy B, Ramalingam TS, Cohen An, Chakrabarti R, Srivatsan Es, Wang MB Curcumin suppresses growth of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Oct 1;11(19 Pt 1):6994-7002.

LoTempio, MM, Wang KF, Sadeghi A, DeLacure MD, Juilliard GF, Wang MB
Comparison of quality of life outcomes in laryngeal cancer patients following chemoradiation versus total laryngectomy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 132:948-953.2005.

Ba BM, LoTempio, MM, Wang MB
Pharyngeal diverticulum as a sequela of anterior cervical fusion.
Am J Otolaryngol. 2006 Jul-Aug;27(4):295-7.

Mowry SE, Ho A, LoTempio, MM, Sadeghi A, Blackwell KE, Wang MB
Quality of Life in Advanced Oropharyngeal Carcinoma After Chemoradiation Versus Surgery and Radiation. Laryngoscope. 2006 Sep;116(9):1589-1593.

Allen RA, LoTempio MM, Granzow JW
Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery.2006 May:20(2): 89-94.

Allen RA, LoTempio MM
Strategies and Options for Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction in Patients with Midline Abdominal Scars-Annotated bibliography. Breast Disease: A Year Book Quarterly. 2006 July-September:17(2):192.

Allen RA, LoTempio MM
Comparison of Donor-Site Complications and Functional Outcomes in Free Muscle Sparing TRAM Flap and Free DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction-Annotated bibliography. Breast Disease: A Year Book Quarterly. 2006 October-December:17(3):293-294.

Allen RJ, LoTempio, MM.
New View for Breast Reconstruction: DIEP The American Breast Cancer Guide 2006 Edition

Mowry SE, LoTempio, MM, Sadeghi A, Wang KH, Wang MB
Quality of life outcomes in laryngeal and oropharyngeal cancer patients after chemoradiation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Oct;135(4):565-70.

Gautam AK, Allen RJ, LoTempio MM, Moutcastle TS, Levine JL, Allen RJ, Chiu ES Congenital Breast Deformity Reconstruction Using Perforator Flaps. Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Apr;58(4):353-358.

LoTempio MM, Allen RJ
Microvascular free superior and inferior gluteal artery perforator(S/IGAP) flaps
Grabb’s Encyclopedia of Flaps-3rd Edition

Allen RJ Jr., LoTempio MM, Allen, RJ Sr.
Transplantation in Identical Twins: Another Option for Breast Reconstruction Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct;122(4):1019-23.

LoTempio MM, Allen, RJ
Superior and inferior gluteal artery perforator flaps for breast reconstruction Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Aug;126(2):392-401

LoTempio MM, Allen, RJ, Blondeel, P
Alternative Flaps for Breast Reconstruction Chapter
Perforator Breast Flaps 2011.

Allen, RJ Sr., Mayo, JL,Allen,RJ, Jr., LoTempio, MM
Ch 33: Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
Blondeel, Hallock, Morris, & Neligan: Perforator Flaps: Anatomy, Technique, and
Clinical Applications, 2E 2010.Pending

Allen, RJ Sr., Mayo, JL, Allen,RJ, Jr., LoTempio, MM
Ch 33: Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
Blondeel, Hallock, Morris, & Neligan: Perforator Flaps: Anatomy, Technique, and
Clinical Applications, 2E 2010. Pending.

Chen CM, LoTempio M, and Allen RJ Sr.
The Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator (IGAP) Flap for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction.
In Spear SL (Ed.), Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art, 3rd Edition.
Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

Chen CM, Craigie J, Erhard H, Greenspun D, Khoobehi K, Kline R, Levine J,
LoTempio M, SadeghiA, SpiegelA, StolierA,Allen RJ.
Study Suggests Trend Toward Greater Donor-site Morbidity in TRAM Flap Patients
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Feb;127(2):1007-8; author reply 1008-9.

LoTempio, MM., Gerald, GL, Allen, RJ
Breast Reconstruction with Free Flaps Chapter
Salgarello, M. Breast Reconstruction. Pending.

Levine JL, Vasile JV, Greenspun DG, LoTempio MM, Allen RJ.
Breast reconstruction- GAP Flaps. Book chapter: Boyd JB and Jones NF, ed.
Operative Microsurgery, 1st ed, McGraw Hill 2012. Pending.

+ABSTRACTS

Allen RJ, LoTempio MM, Massey MF. January 2007, “Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps”, 23rd Annual Breast Surgery Symposium.

Allen RJ, Craigie JE, LoTempio MM, Massey MF, January 2007, “Nipple Areolar Complex Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Flap Reconstruction”, 23rd Annual Breast Surgery Symposium

+PRESENTATIONS

Medical School:

Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap with Prevertebal Fascia for Reconstruction of Total Pharyngectomy Defects
Poster Presentation
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Boston, Massachusetts
October 1998

Residency:

Tracheotomy Tube Placement in Children Following Cardiothoracic Surgery: Indications and Outcomes
Poster Presentation
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
Scottsdale, Arizona
May 2001

Treatment of Advanced Oral Cancers with Chemotherapy and Radiation Oral Presentation
Western Section of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and
Otological (Triological Society)
Pasadena, Californa.
February 2002

Pediatric Neck Masses
Oral Presentation
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Division of Head & Neck Surgery
Residency Teaching Conference,
Los Angeles, California
May 2003

In-Vitro Effects of Curcumin on Head and Neck Cancer Cell Lines
Poster Presentation
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Short Term Training Program
Los Angeles, California
July 2003

Facial Analysis
Oral Presentation
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Division of Head & Neck Surgery
Residency Teaching Conference,
Los Angeles, California
November 2003

Curcumin Suppresses Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma- Cell Line CAL 27
Poster Presentation
American Association for Cancer Research
Orlando, Florida
March 2004

Curcumin Suppresses Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma- Cell Lines Cal 27& CCL 23
Poster Presentation
Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting (COSM) Triological Society
Scottsdale, Arizona
April 2004

Suppression on the Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma using the Spice Tumeric
Oral Presentation
Paul Ward Society Meeting
Los Angeles, California
June 2004

Quality of Life Outcomes in the Evaluation of Laryngeal Cancer Treatments
Podium Presentation
6th International Head and Neck Society Meeting
Washington, DC
August 2004

Curcumin Suppresses Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -Cell Lines Cal 27, CCL 23, UM-SCC1
Poster Presentation
6th International Head and Neck Society Meeting
Washington, DC
August 2004

Curcumin Suppresses Growth of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -Cell Lines Cal 27, CCL 23, UM-SCC1, UM-SCC14
Poster Presentation
American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
New York, New York
September 2004

Pharyngeal Diverticulum as a Sequela of Anterior Cervical Fusion
Poster Presentation
American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
New York, New York
September 2004

Quality of Life Outcomes in the Evaluation of Laryngeal Cancer Treatments
Podium Presentation
American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
New York, New York
September 2004

Mid-Face Fractures: Diagnosis and Treatment
Oral Presentation
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Division of Head & Neck Surgery
Residency Teaching Conference,
Los Angeles, California
November 2004

Quality of Life Outcomes in Laryngeal and Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients following Chemoradiation
Poster Presentation
Annual Meeting of the American Head and Neck Society
Boca Raton, Florida
May 2005

Quality of life outcomes in patients with advanced oropharyngeal carcinoma following Chemoradiation versus surgery and radiation
Oral Presentation by Sara Mowry
Annual Meeting of the Triological Society
Chicago, Illinois
May 2006

Scarless Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps
Oral Presentation
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Sea Island, Georgia
June 2006

Breast Reconstruction with Autologous Tissue, II International Practical & Theoretical Course on Breast Reconstructive Surgery
Written Presentation
Rome, Italy
June 2006

DIEP Breast Reconstruction: Step by Step
Oral Presentation
The Fifth National Mexican Congress of Mastology
Leon, Mexico
September 2006

Nipple Areolar Sparring Mastectomy with Breast Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps
Oral Presentation
The Fifth National Mexican Congress of Mastology
Leon, Mexico
September 2006

Breast Reconstructive Options with Perforator Flaps
Oral Presentation
5th National Congress of Mexican Association
Leon, Mexico
September 2006

Nipple Areolar Sparring Mastectomy with Breast Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps
Oral Presentation
5th National Congress of Mexican Association
Leon, Mexico
September 2006
IGAP-SGAP Step by Step
Written Presentation
5th National Congress of Mexican Association
Leon, Mexico
September 2006

Breast Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps
Written Presentation
5th National Congress of Mexican
Leon, Mexico
September 2006

First Transplant Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Perforator in Identical Twins
Oral Presentation
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Puerto Rico
January 2007

Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps
Written Presentation
Breast Symposium
Atlanta, Georgia
January 2007

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Breast Symposium,
Atlanta, Georgia
January 2007

Nipple Areolar Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Perforator Breast Flaps
Oral Presentation
Senior Residents Conference
Pasadena, California
February 2007

Nipple Areolar Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Perforator Breast Flaps
Oral Presentation
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
April 2007

Nipple Areolar Sparring Mastectomy with Perforator Perforator Breast Flaps
Oral Presentation
The Group for Advancement of Breast Reconstruction
Paris, France
May 2007

First Transplant Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Perforator in Identical Twins
Oral Presentation- 2nd place for best case presentation
Greater Advancement for Breast Reconstruction
Paris, France
May 2007

Transplantation in Breast Reconstruction using perforator flaps on Identical Twins
Poster Presentation
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
May 2007

Transplantation in Identical Twins: Another option for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation WSRM
Athens, Greece
June 2007

Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps
Written Presentation
International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Berlin, Germany
June 2007

Nipple-Areola Complex Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Flap Reconstruction
Written Presentation
QMP Symposium
St. Louis, Missouri
September 2007

S/IGAP Instructional Course
Written Presentation
ASPS Meeting
Baltimore, Maryland
October 2007

Problem Cases in Perforator Flap Reconstruction
Written Presentation
4th Annual Perforator Meeting
Barcelona, Spain
November 2007

Form and Function-Lymphedema
Written Presentation
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts
February 2008

Advancement of Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts
February 2008

Form and Function- Treatment for Lymphedema
Oral Presentation
National Lymphedema Network
San Diego, California
August 2008

Lymph Node Transplantation in Breast Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps
Oral Presentation
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Maui, Hawaii
January 2009

Septocutaneous Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Maui, Hawaii
January 2009

History of Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps
Written Presentation
1st International Breast Surgery Workshop
Rome, Italy
January 2009

Restoring Form and Function with Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
1st European Meeting of Young Surgeons
Rome, Italy
June 2009

Neurotube and Coupler Uses
Oral Presentation
1st European Meeting of Young Surgeons
Rome, Italy
June 2009

Restoring Form and Function with Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
GIT Meeting
Sardinia, Italy
June 2009

Lymph Node Transplantation in Breast Reconstruction
using Perforator Flaps
Poster Presentation
Breast Symposium
San Antonio, TX
December 2009

Transverse Upper Gracilis Flap Breast Reconstruction without the Gracilis Muscle
Oral Presentation
ASRM
Boca Raton, FL
January 2010

Comparative Outcomes of Non-abdominal Based Free
Flap Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
ASRM
Boca Raton, FL
January 2010

Restoring Form and Function in Breast Cancer Patients
Oral Presentation
Medical University of South Carolina Plastic Surgery Conference
Charleston, SC
April 2010

Breast reconstruction using the DIEP flap with lymph node transfer in patients with Lymphedema
Oral Presentation
Baptist Memorial Hospital- breast cancer awareness seminar
Memphis, TN
April 2010

Superior and Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction
Conventry, England
July 2010

Emerging Field of Septocutaneous Flaps in Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction
Conventry, England
July 2010

Restoring Form and Function with Lymph Node Transfer
Written Presentation
Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction
Conventry, England
July 2010

Expanding Indications of Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
Written Presentation
Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction
Conventry, England
July 2010

Septocutaneous Perforator Flaps
Written Presentation
13th International Course on Perforator Flaps
Mexico City, Mexico
October 2010

Secondary Procedures on Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
13th International Course on Perforator Flaps
Mexico City, Mexico
October 2010

Gluteal Perforator Flaps: Step by Step
Written Presentation
13th International Course on Perforator Flaps
Mexico City, Mexico
October 2010

Breast Reconstruction: Additional options
Written Presentation
NYU Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
New York, New York
March 2011

Introducing the Profunda Artery Perforator Flap (PAP): A New Technique for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
University of Pennsylvania: Whitaker Lecture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 2011

Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps: A Review 2629 Cases
Written Presentation
University of Pennsylvania: Whitaker Lecture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 2011

Lymph Node Transplantion: A Treatment Option for Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
Oral Presentation
World Society of Microsurgeons
Helsinki, Finland
June 2011
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The Profunda Artery Perforator Flap (PAP): A New Technique for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
World Society of Microsurgeons
Helsinki, Finland
June 2011

Introducing the PAP and TGAP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
14th International Course on Perforator Flaps
Seoul, Korea
October 2011

The Profunda Artery Perforator Flap (PAP): A New Technique for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
24th National Congress of the Italian Society for Microsurgery
Palermo, Sicily
October 2011

The Profunda Artery Perforator Flap (PAP): A New Technique for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
24th National Congress of the Italian Society for Microsurgery
Palermo, Sicily
October 2011

DIEP Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Breast Reconstruction Sate of Art-NYU
New York, New York
November 2011

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Free Flap Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Breast Reconstruction Sate of Art-NYU
New York, New York
November 2011

Introducing the PAP and TGAP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Written Presentation
Breast Reconstruction Sate of Art-NYU
New York, New York
November 2011

The PAP and TGAPS flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 2012

Heaven and Hell- Fat Grafting and simultaneous DIEP for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
Group for Advancement in Breast Reconstruction
Sonoma, California
April 2012

Simutaneous ICAP and PAP flap for Breast reconstruction
Oral Presentation
Group for Advancement in Breast Reconstruction
Sonoma, California
April 2012

Focus on DIEP’s Made Easy
Oral Presentation
QMP Reconstructive Surgery Symposium
Chicago, Illinois
November 2012

Alternative Free Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
QMP Reconstructive Surgery Symposium
Chicago, Illinois
November 2012

Restoring Form and Function with Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
Cornell/Columbia Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
February 2013

Restoring Form and Function-Lymphedema Today
Oral Presentation
Baxter Medical Symposium
Los Angeles, California
February 2013

Alternative Free Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
Baxter Medical Symposium
Los Angeles, California
February 2013

Restoring Form and Function Treatment of Lymphedema
Oral Presentation
Georgetown Plastic Surgery Conference
Washington, D.C.
May 2013

PAP Free Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
Oral Presentation
Georgetown Plastic Surgery Conference
Washington, D.C.
May 2013

Restoring Form and Function Treatment of Lymphedema
Oral Presentation
NYEE Nursing Conference
New York, N.Y.
June 2013

+RESEARCH

Undergraduate:

Kynurenic acid but not 2-amino-7-phoshonoheptanoic, protected seizure initiation
in the area tempestas an epileptogenic site in the rat
March 1991- completed May 1993
Department of Neuropharmacology at Georgetown University School of Medicine

Medical School:

Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap with Prevertebal Fascia for Reconstruction of Total Pharyngectomy Defects
November 1997- completed September 1998
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Residency:

Tracheotomy Tube Placement in Children Following Cardiothoracic Surgery: Indications and Outcomes
August 2000- completed August 2002
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen School of Medicine at
UCLA

Treatment of Advanced Oral Cancers with Chemotherapy and Radiation
September 2000- completed February 2002
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen School of Medicine at
UCLA

Temporal Bone Chloroma
November 2001 completed September 2003
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA

Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Total Laryngectomy versus Chemoradiation
October 2002 to present
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA

SmartSound Facial Rejuvenation Technique
January 2003 completed June 2003
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA

In-Vitro and In-Vivo Effects of Curcumin as a Chemotherapeutic Agent
April 2003 to December 2003
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA

Pharyngeal Diverticulum as a Sequela of Anterior Cervical Fusion
September 2003 to December 2003
Department of Head and Neck Surgery at David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA

National Institute of Health Grant #RCA116826A
Curcumin Suppression of Head and Neck Cancer
Principal Investigator: Marilene B. Wang, MD
Research Fellow: Maria M. LoTempio, MD
January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2008
Amount: $250,000

+MEETINGS

American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons, Boston’s Annual Scientific Meeting,Boston, MA, October 1998

Western Section of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological (Triological Society) Pasedena, Californa. February 2002.

American Association for Cancer Research, Orlando, Florida, March 2004

Triological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona May 2004

Paul Ward Society Meeting Los Angeles, California June 2004

6th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Washington , DC August 2004

American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, New York, New York, September 2004

SESPRS Meeting Sea Island, Georgia, June 2006

5th Annual National Congress of Mexican Association, Leon, Guanajuato, August 2006

ASRM Meeting, Puerto Rico, Rio Grande, January 2007

3rd Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia January 2007

Senior Resident Meeting, Los Angeles, California February 2007

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York, New York, April 2007

2nd Annual GABR’s Meeting, Paris, France, May 2007

American Society Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, May 2007

ASPS Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2007

4th Annual Meeting on Perforator Flaps, Barcelona, Spain, November 2007

National Lymphedema Network, San Diego, California, August 2008

ASPS Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 2008

ASRM Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, January 2009

The FORCE Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 2009

1st European Meeting of Young Surgeons, Rome Italy, June 2009

GIT Meeting, Sardinia Italy, June 2009

32nd Breast Symposium, San Antonio, TX, December 2009

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida January 2010

Baptist Hospital Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar, Memphis, Tennessee April 2010

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Washington, D.C. April 2010

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Cancun, Mexico January 2011

24th National Congress of the Italian Society for Microsurgery, Palermo, Sicily October 2011

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Las Vegas, Nevada January 2012

Group for Advance of Breast Reconstruction, Sonoma, California April 2012

QMP Reconstructive Surgery Symposium, Chicago, Illinois November 2012

+LICENSURE

South Carolina Medical License #28291

California State Medical License #A75631

New York State Medical License #244623

Louisiana State Medical License #201641

Connecticut State Medical License #46738

New Jersey State Medical License 25MA08538500

Drug Enforcement Administration # upon request

New York State Registered Nursing License

+BOARD CERTIFICATION


Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certificate Number 7870
Issued November 13, 2010
Expires December 31, 2020

Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology/Head &Neck Surgery
Certificate Number 18950
Issued June 5, 2006
Expires June 30, 2016

+PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American College of Surgeons-Fellow October 6, 2013
American Society of Plastic Surgeons-Active
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
The New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery-Candidate
National Lymphedema Network
LANA Member
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery
Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery
Medical Society of the State of New York
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Association of Cancer Research
American Medical Association
Iota Epsilon Alpha International Medical Honor Society
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International Honor Society

+HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
New York, New York
July 2007

New York Hospital Downtown
New York, New York
December 2010

Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, New York
November 2011

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
January 2009

Greenwich Hospital
Greenwich, Connecticut
December 2009

Roper/St. Francis Hospital
Charleston, South Carolina
September 2007

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
July 2010 to present

Omega Hospital
Metairie, Louisiana
April 2009 to present

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 2007 to present

+ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS

Adjunct Assistant Professor Plastic Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
April 2009

Assistant Clinical Professor Plastic Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
July 2010

Assistant Clinical Professor Plastic Surgery
Cornell –Weill Medical School
July 2013

+WORK EXPERIENCE

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse
Columbia Hospital for Women Medical Center
Registered nurse
Washington, DC
July 1993 to September 1994

All Care Family Services Home Health Care Agency
Coordinator & Nursing Administrator Assistant
Buffalo, New York
Summers 1990-1995

Medical Consultant:
ER and City of Angels Television shows
Los Angeles, California
2000-2003

Memory Book and Movie
Los Angeles, California
2002-2005

+VOLUNTEERISM/ACTIVITIES

Medical School:

Teaching Assistant in Anatomy and Histology

Residency Teaching:

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
College of Applied Anatomy Foundations Elective Lecturer
July 2003

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Head and Neck Examination lecture and Practical May, July, October 2003
Head and Neck Practical May & June 2002

University of Southern California School of Medicine
Head and Neck Examination Practical April 2002

Other:

Nurses Aide Certification Course- Instructor
All Care Family Service Home Health Care Agency
June 2000 & 2001

Undergraduate Admission Committee-Georgetown University
2002 to present

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Co-editor of the yearbook- Iris 1998-1999

Discovery Channel-“Ceci’s Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps”
Breast Cancer Month October 2007

Health Beat Television- Lymphedema Surgery/TUG Flap
Charleston, South Carolina June 2008

House Calls TV-Lymphedema
Charleston, South Carolina September 2008

Cost Radio Station-Lymph Node Transfer
Bilioxi ,Mississippi June 2010

WOSM Radio Station-Lymph Node Transfer
Ocean Springs, Mississippi June 2010

Good Morning Mississippi-Lymph Node Transfer
Biloxi, Mississippi June 2010

Health and Fitness Magazine-Cover
New Orleans, Louisiana October 2010

New Orleans Living-Lymph Node Transfer
New Orleans, Louisiana October 2010

New Orleans Living-PAP FLAP
New Orleans, Louisiana February 2011

Askimo Health Live- DIEP Flap
Israel February 2013

Askimo Health Live- Breast Reduction
Israel February 2013

Askimo Health Live- Lymphedema
Israel February 2013

Askimo Health Live- Cosmetic Surgery
Israel February 2013

+MISCELLANEOUS

Jun. 2013: Camera Obscura (Italy): Mask of Perfection
Jun. 2013: Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3); Mask of Perfection Second Prize, “Fine Art-Professional” category
Jun. 2013: Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3); Mask of Perfection Honorable Mention, “Press-Professional” category
Jul. 2013: Die Presse (Austria): Mask of Perfection: Schönheit vom Band
Jul. 2013: Der Spiegel (Germany): Schönheitschirurg Dr. Frankenstein (Mask of Perfection)
Jul. 2013: LFI (Leica Fotografie International) German ed.: Maske der Perfektion
Jul. 2013: LFI (Leica Fotografie International) English ed.: Mask of Perfection
Jul. 2013: Bildwerk3 (Germany): Maske der Perfektion
Jul. 2013: Tonelit (UK): Mask of Perfection

+INTERESTS

Horseback riding, Tennis, golf, drawing, yoga, ice skating, and running