Expert Qualifications

This expert is extremely well qualified in the field of Craniofacial Plastic Surgery. He received his MD from Yale University School of Medicine and an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. He completed residencies in Head & Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine before completing a Head and Neck Reconstruction and Skull Base Surgery fellowship at the University of Oviedo in Spain. He is very well published in his field with over 90 peer-reviewed articles, 19 book chapters, and 2 books in his field. He has held multiple academic roles at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado teaching Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology. He is currently Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Director of Craniofacial Microsurgery and Trauma at a major university, and he is the Director of Cleft and Craniofacial Center and Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at a university-affiliated children's hospital.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CO
  • BA, History & Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • MPhil, University of Cambridge [England]
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Washington
  • Residency, Head & Neck Surgery, University of Washington
  • Residency, Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Head and Neck Reconstruction, and Skull Base Surgery, University of Oviedo [Spain]
  • Board Certified, Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
  • Member, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Published, 92 peer-reviewed articles, 2 books, 19 book chapters
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Chief of Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
  • Former, Director of Cleft Lip and Palate Program, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Former, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado
  • Former, Associate Profess of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Colorado
  • Current, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a major university
  • Current, Director of Cleft and Craniofacial Center, a university-affiliated children's hospital
  • Current, Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, a university-affiliated children's hospital
  • Current, Director of Craniofacial Microsurgery and Trauma, a major university

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