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2023 International Visiting Professors

Edward I. Chang, MD

Specialty: Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Lymphedema Surgery

  • Aesthetic Refinements in Breast Reconstruction
  • Pushing the Limits in Lymphedema Surgery and Lymphedema Prevention
  • Optimizing Outcomes in Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • The Neck Generation of Free Flap Donor Sites in Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Plastic Surgery Training in the 21st Century

Ernest Chiu, MD

Specialty: Wound Healing, Scar Therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Head/Neck Reconstruction Using Regional Flaps

  • Supraclavicular Flap for Oncologic Head/Neck Reconstruction
  • Improving Plastic Surgery Outcomes using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Management of Soft Tissue Filler Complications: A Wound Center Perspective
  • Management of Keloids: What Works, What Doesn't
  • Adipose Stem Cell Therapy: Safety Update

Nicola Dean, MBChB, PhD

Specialty: Reconstructive Surgery

  • Breast Reduction Surgery
  • Flaps to the Hand
  • Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy

Gregory A. Greco, DO, FACS

Specialty: Aesthetic Surgery, Surgical Leadership, Breast Reconstruction

  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation Prior to Facelifting: A Stepwise Approach to Skin Rejuvenation
  • Postoperative Pain Control in Body Contouring: Opioid Sparing Surgery and the Use of Intraoperative Nerve Blocks
  • Umbilicalplasty: Keeping It Simple
  • Mastopexy with Auto Augmentation
  • Direct to Implant Breast Reconstruction: Pearls and Pitfalls
  • Plastic Surgery Leadership: Balancing Private Practice as a Surgeon Leader

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD

Specialty: Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Migraine Surgery, Education

  • Five Principles to Improving Outcomes in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Evidence, Technique and Tips
  • Management of Skin and Soft Tissue During Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • The Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches
  • Multimodal Analgesia in Plastic Surgery: Core Concepts
  • Perioperative and Intraoperative Strategies for Reducing Complications in Plastic Surgery
  • Management of Seromas: Pathophysiology, Prevention and Treatment
  • The First Full U.S. Face Transplant
  • Physician Burnout

Lynn L. Jeffers, MD, MBA

Specialty: Breast Surgery (Reconstruction - Implant Based and Cosmetic), Injectables, Innovation/Technology, Leadership, Health Policy and Advocacy, Practice of Medicine, Hospital Administration, Facilitation

  • Agile Leadership: Lessons from a Pandemic
  • Breast Reconstruction in US / Breast Implant Safety / Breast Implant Registry and Data
  • Technology Topics
  • Multiple Health Policy Topics - Surprise Billing, Healthcare Delivery, etc.
  • Running Effective Meetings / Other Leadership Development Topics

Jamal A. Jomah, MD

Specialty: Aesthetic Surgery

  • Thick Skin Rhinoplasty
  • Nasal Bridge Correction with Piezo, Diced Cartilage and ADM
  • Blepharoplasty and Adjuncts ( Browpexy, Canthopexy, Epicanthoasty)

Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH

Specialty: Reconstructive Surgery, Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery of the Breast

  • Improving Outcomes in Breast Reconstruction
  • Secondary Options for Autologous Breast Reconstruction
  • Surgical Ergonomics
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction and Thin Flaps
  • Use of Ultrasound in Reconstructive Microsurgery

Howard Levinson, MD, FACS

Specialty: Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Best Practices and New Innovations
  • Preventing Hernia Recurrence and Occurrence: The T-Line Hernia Mesh
  • The Surgeon Innovator and How ASPS is Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Lower Extremity Salvage
  • Building an Academic Career and Engaging with Societies

Michele Manahan, MD

Specialty: Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast and Body (Trunk)

  • When Circumstance Rains on Your Parade: Challenges in Breast Reconstruction
  • Professional Development Topics such as What's Your Sign: Personality Tools in Professional Life
  • Redefining a Modern Physician Identity, Building Trust in Plastic Surgery
  • Body Contouring
  • Breast Aesthetics

Robert X. Murphy, Jr., MD

Specialty: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Updates, Registries and Partnerships

  • An Update on the Management of Carpometacarpal Arthritis
  • Update on Breast Capsular Malignancies
  • Globalization of Plastic Surgery in Post-COVID Era: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Quality Analysis of Abdominal Lipectomy Techniques Using Institutional and TOPS Databases

Phuong D. Nguyen, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery

  • Global Surgery and Program Building
  • Facial Reanimation Techniques
  • Craniosynostosis: Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Pediatric Facial Reconstruction
  • Orthognathic Surgery - Tips and Tricks
  • Physician Work/Life Balance

Lee L. Pu, MD, PhD, FACS, FICS

Specialty: Fat Grafting, Breast Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • Ethnic Considerations in Cosmetic Facial Fat Grafting
  • Correction of Congenital Breast Asymmetry
  • Breast Reduction: Patient Selection and Refinement of Surgical Technique
  • Contemporary Approach to Complex Facial Trauma
  • The Role of Plastic Surgery at an Academic Medical Center in the United States

Past Faculty