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  • – Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Professor Dr. Dung Nguyen and mentee, Resident Pooja Yesantharao, receive the Stanford Cancer Center Clinical Innovation Fund

    Clinical Professor Dr. Dung Nguyen and her mentee, PGY-2 Resident Pooja Yesantharao, received the Stanford Cancer Center Clinical Innovation Fund for their proposal titled, "Shifting the Paradigm: Establishing a Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Lymphedema Prevention Program."

  • – Surgery

    Three Residents Awarded LKS Surgeon Scholar Awards

    Three residents were awarded Li Ka Shing (LKS) Surgeon Scholar Awards this year: Drs. Ananya Anand and Carlie Arbaugh from General Surgery and Dr. Rachel Pedreira from Plastic Surgery.

  • – Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Microsurgery Fellowship Match 2022

    Stanford Plastic Surgery has matched with Alison Bae from the University of Washington Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Mimi Wu Young from the University of Chicago Plastic Surgery Residency Program as our 2023-2024 Microsurgery Fellows.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Helms To Serve As VC of Diversity

    Dr. Jill Helms will serve as the new Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion for Stanford's Department of Surgery.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Wan Named J&J Professor

    Dr. Derrick Wan have been named Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professors of Surgery.

  • – Surgery

    Chan Lab Receives Stinehart-Reed Award

    Dr. Chuck Chan's lab has received a Stinehard-Reed Award. The $200k grant ($100K per year over two years) will fund their project: Nike Knees for Man and Man’s Best Friend. Rejuvenating and Regenerating Articular Cartilage by Engineering the Skeletal Stem Cell Niche In Situ.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Ambrosi Promoted to Instructor

    Thomas Ambrosi, PhD has been promoted to the rank of Instructor effective July 1, 2022.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Chang Receives AAPS Award for Basic Science

    Dr. James Chang received the 2022 American Association of Plastic Surgeons Research Achievement Award for Basic Science.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Longaker Receives ASA Medallion for Scientific Achievement

    Dr. Michael Longaker has received the Medallion for Scientific Achievement. The medallion is the highest honor bestowed by the American Surgical Association (ASA). According to the ASA website, the award is not given on a yearly basis, but only when a "worthy recipient" is nominated, and it given to recognize a career-long dedication to important, innovative, and seminal scientific contributions to the field of surgery.

  • – Scope

    From Botox to headaches: The history and potential of migraine surgery

    Catherine Curtin discusses a little-known treatment for migraines: surgery that involves decompressing a nerve.