Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of extracellular matrix remodeling in wound healing; development of therapies against abnormal wound healing, including non-healing wounds and scars
Clinical Interests: Hand and upper extremity trauma; upper extremity nerve compression syndromes; migraine surgery and management of head and neck pain syndromes; facial cosmetic surgery, rhinoplasty.
Research Interests: Migraine surgery and management of peripheral nerve pain syndromes; composite tissue allotransplantation; management upper extremity trauma; effects of environmental factors on facial aesthetics; aging and alopecia (study of monozygotic twins).
Clinical Interests: Long gap nerve defects; sensory motor segregation; accelerated axonal regeneration; repair site scar formation.
Research Interests: Peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery; reconstructive microsurgery; migraine surgery; cosmetic and breast surgery.
Clinical Interests: Craniosynostosis; cranial vault reconstruction; orbital reconstruction; distraction osteogenesis procedures of the jaws and cranial vault; cleft lip and palate surgery; orthognathic surgery; ear reconstruction; otoplasty; rhinoplasty; vascular anomalies.
Research Interests: Outcome studies in cranial vault reconstruction; new modalities for cranial vault expansion; expanded applications of distraction techniques; computer assisted design and modeling for surgical planning.
Translational Research Interests: Applications for adult mesenchymal stem cells in tissue engineering applications and cell-based therapies.
Clinical Interests: Breast reconstruction, Cosmetic surgery, Microsurgery, Hand surgery
Research Interests: Reconstructive microsurgery and perforator flaps, Outcomes in breast reconstruction
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Co-Director, Abdominal Wall Clinic
Clinical Interests: Body contouring; breast augmentation; facial rejuvenation; nasal surgery; reconstructive surgery of the breast; pediatric reconstruction; abdominal wall repair.
Research Interests: Anatomic and clinical analysis in rhinoplasty; anatomy of facial aging; body contouring; outcomes in pediatric reconstruction.
Professor and Vice-Chair
Chief, Pediatric/Craniofacial Surgery-Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern
Clinical Interest: General pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery.
Research Interest: Quantitative and functional imaging of cleft and craniofacial conditions.
Clinical Interests: Adult and pediatric hand surgery, including trauma and congenital, nerve, tendon, and arthritis conditions; burns and extremity reconstruction
Professor and Chair
Betty and Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Clinical Center for Cosmetic Laser Treatment
Research Interests: Body contouring and lasers, safety and outcomes in plastic surgery
Clinical Interests: Wound healing; foot and ankle surgery; diabetic wound care
Co-Director, Plastic Surgery Research Division
Clinical and Research Interests: Diabetic lower extremity complications; wounds; neuropathy; osteomyelitis.
Clinical Interests: Complex facial reconstruction; facial paralysis; peripheral nerve surgery; breast reconstruction; facial plastic surgery; face-lift; rhinoplasty; body contouring.
Research Interests: Facial reconstruction; peripheral nerve surgery and facial reanimation; facial cosmetic surgery.
Director, Hand Surgery Division
Clinical Interests: Adult and pediatric congenital hand and wrist surgery.
Research Interests: Contralateral C7 nerve transfer for shoulder function; correction of swan-neck deformity after pyrocarbon arthroplasty of the PIP joint; salvage arthrodesis following pyrocarbon arthroplasty of PIP or MCP joints; demographic and regional trends in replantation surgery; glomus tumor association with neurofibromatosis; lunate morphology and wrist kinematics; flexor tendon lacerations; distal radius fractures in elderly.
Clinical Interests: Cleft lip and palate surgery; pediatric plastic surgery; vascular malformations; ear reconstruction; otoplasty; craniosynostosis
Clinical Interests: Craniosynostosis, distraction osteogenesis, cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, otoplasty, and rhinoplasty.
Research Interests: Clinical outcomes of robotic surgery imaging in craniofacial anomalies.
Clinical Interests: Facial aesthetic surgery; rhinoplasty; reconstructive plastic surgery.
Clinical Interests: Primary and secondary rhinoplasty; cleft lip, nose, and palate surgery; breast surgery and reconstruction.
Research Interests: Facial transplantation; facial and nasal anatomy; breast anatomy and flap refinement
Director, Facial Reconstruction Division
Clinical Interests: Facial reconstruction; microsurgical breast reconstruction; lower extremity reconstruction.
Research Interest: Use of biomaterials in facial and abdominal wall reconstruction; outcomes analysis of facial reconstruction.
Director, Residency Program
Clinical Interests: Reconstructive plastic surgery; hand surgery; microsurgery.