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: Facial cosmetic surgery; rhinoplasty/nasal reconstruction; body contouring; traditional and ultrasound liposuction; cosmetic breast surgery; breast reshaping and breast reconstruction; abdominoplasty.
Research Interests: Clinical translational research in the area of wound healing; aging; and anatomic studies on facial aging and rhinoplasty. Outcomes evidence based clinical research to improve the care of our patients and enhance their safety through improved techniques and technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clinical Interests: Wound healing; foot and ankle surgery; diabetic wound care
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.
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: 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
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: 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: Hand surgery, brachial plexus, upper and lower extremity reconstruction, facial reanimation, microsurgery.
Research Interests: Brachial plexus injury, treatment, and outcome; anatomical studies of flaps; anatomical studies of the upper extremity; clinical outcomes of various hand surgery procedures
Clinical Interests: Breast reconstruction, Cosmetic surgery, Microsurgery, Hand surgery
Research Interests: Reconstructive microsurgery and perforator flaps, Outcomes in breast reconstruction
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: Cleft lip and palate surgery; pediatric plastic surgery; vascular malformations; ear reconstruction; otoplasty; craniosynostosis
Clinical Interests: Adult and pediatric hand surgery, including trauma and congenital, nerve, tendon, and arthritis conditions; burns and extremity reconstruction
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of extracellular matrix remodeling in wound healing; development of therapies against abnormal wound healing, including non-healing wounds and scars