Stanford Plastic Surgery News Center

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  • – Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Craniofacial and Airway Orthodontic Fellow

    We are excited to introduce our first orthodontic fellow, Dr. Sydney Stoker, DMD.⁠ The focus of this new fellowship is training orthodontists in health care innovation technology applications for neonates with obstructive sleep apnea and/or orofacial dysmorphism as well as conventional craniofacial and airway management. Dr. Peter Lorenz and I established the fellowship in 2020 in partnership with Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone, Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor of Translational Medicine, Professor of Chemical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Chemistry and of Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business.⁠

  • – Surgery

    Ruth Tevlin Receives ACSCC Excellence in Research Awards

    The abstract submitted by Dr. Ruth Tevlin, a resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was awarded the Scientific Forum Excellence in Research Award by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the highest-scored submission in the plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery category. The abstract is entitled "Denervation During Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis Results in Impaired Osteogenesis."

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Peter Johannet Receives Community Preceptor Award

    Dr. Peter Johannet, Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford Plastic Surgery, received the Community Preceptor Award (Pre-clinical) at last night's annual Stanford Teaching Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes exceptional contributions to pre-clinical teaching by a preceptor who is a teaching affiliate at a site outside of Stanford Health Care.

  • – Surgery

    Stanford Plastics Attends AAPS Annual Meeting

    The Division of Plastic Surgery had a strong showing at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) annual meeting in Miami, FL this week. Four podium presentations as well as two poster presentations were given on topics ranging from craniofacial surgery to breast reconstruction; the acceptance rate of the 458 submitted abstracts was a mere 21%.

  • – Surgery

    Chan Lab Receives NIH S10 Instrumentation Grant

    Dr. Charles Chan and his lab have received a grant from the NIH S10 Instrumentation Programs allowing the purchase of a state-of-the-art microfluidics-based single cell or cell-cluster sorter and dispenser.

  • – Stanford Health Care

    Dr. Nazarali Joins SHC Medicinal Exec Committee

    Dr. Rahim Nazerali has been elected to serve as the Department of Surgery Service Representative on the SHC Medical Executive Committee. "[Dr. Nazerali's] engagement will contribute to the function and impact of the committee, " wrote SHC Chief of Staff and Executive Committee Chair Megan Mahoney, MD.

  • – NY Times

    Imagine, Surgery Without a Scar

    A new study shows that a 20-year-old drug prevents scarring in mice. If it works on humans, it could change the lives of those with disfiguring wounds.

  • – Surgery

    Drs. Curtin, Hernandez-Boussard Receive R01

    Drs. Catherine Curtin and Tina Hernandez-Boussard have received an R01 grant for their project "Identifying Optimal Pain Management for Elders." This 5-year study with funding from the NIH's Agency for Healthcare Research and quality will let them build upon their previous work optimizing postoperative pain management.

  • – American Society of Plastic Surgeons

    Enhance Your Practice Podcast

    ASPS Enhance Your Practice Podcast series serves as an educational appetizer for Plastic Surgeons and Office Professionals looking for practice management information on-the-go.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Fox Receives PSF Sarnat Award

    Dr. Paige Fox has received the Sarnat Award by The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF). The Bernard G. Sarnat, MD, Excellence in Grant Writing Awards recognize investigators for their excellence in research grant writing.