Faculty

Al Aly, M.D.

Al Aly, M.D.

Professor

Clinical Interests: Body Contouring after massive weight loss, Revision rhinoplasty, Ethnic rhinoplasty, Aesthetic surgery, Breast augmentation, Breast reduction, Mommy makeover, Tummy tucks

Research Interests: Attractiveness and beauty, Seromas: What they are, how to prevent them, and how to treat them

 


Bardia Amirlak, M.D.

Bardia Amirlak, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor

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).


Travis Boyd, M.D.

Travis Boyd, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Reconstructive microsurgery, breast reconstruction, hand surgery, aesthetic surgery


Jonathan Cheng, M.D.

Jonathan Cheng, M.D., FACS

Professor

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.


Andrew Crisologo, D.P.M., FASPS, FFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Andrew Crisologo, D.P.M., FASPS, FFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Diabetic limb salvage and limb preservation, treatment of lower extremity infections.

Research Interests: Diabetic foot and lower extremity infections, osteomyelitis, diagnosis and treatment modalities of diabetic foot infections, and diabetic immunopathy.


Abby Culver, M.D.

Abby Culver, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Associate Director, Resident Cosmetic Clinic
Associate Director, Medical Students

Clinical Interests: Aesthetic Breast Surgery, Mommy Makeover , Non-surgical Facial Rejuvenation

Research Interests: Outcomes and safety in breast and body surgery, non-surgical rejuvenation

 


Christopher Derderian, M.D.

Christopher Derderian, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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.


Nicholas T. Haddock, M.D.

Nicholas T. Haddock, M.D.

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests: Breast reconstruction, Cosmetic surgery, Microsurgery, Hand surgery

Research Interests: Reconstructive microsurgery and perforator flaps, Outcomes in breast reconstruction


Ron Hoxworth, M.D.

Ron Hoxworth, M.D., MBA, FACS

Professor

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.


Alex Kane, M.D.

Alex Kane, M.D., FACS, FAAP

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.


Jennifer Kargel, M.D.

Jennifer Kargel, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Adult and pediatric hand surgery, including trauma and congenital, nerve, tendon, and arthritis conditions; burns and extremity reconstruction


Jeffrey M. Kenkel, M.D.

Jeffrey M. Kenkel, M.D., FACS

Professor and Chair

Betty and Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director
Director, Clinical Center for Cosmetic Laser Treatment

Research Interests: Body contouring and lasers, safety and outcomes in plastic surgery


Paul Kim, D.P.M, M.S., FACFAS

Paul Kim, D.P.M., M.S., FACFAS

Professor

Clinical Interests: Wound Care, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatric Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

Research Interests: Wound Care, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatric Foot and Ankle Reconstruction


Lawrence Lavery, D.P.M., M.P.H.

Lawrence Lavery, D.P.M., M.P.H.

Professor

Co-Director, Plastic Surgery Research Division

Clinical and Research Interests: Diabetic lower extremity complications; wounds; neuropathy; osteomyelitis.


Shelby Lies, M.D.

Shelby Lies, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive hand and wrist surgery Advanced arthritis, Dupuytrens contracture, Peripheral nerve decompression and transfers Cosmetic procedures of face, breast, abdomen, and extremities.

Research Interests: 3D printing, Bioprosthetics, Nerve interface, Hand transplantation, Hand/Wrist biomechanics, Medical illustration.


Purushottam Nagarkar, M.D.

Purushottam Nagarkar, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Hand and wrist surgery, Breast reconstruction, Lower extremity reconstruction, Body contouring.

Research Interests: Dupuytren's contracture, Resident education, Facial aesthetics.


Shai Rozen, M.D.

Shai Rozen, M.D., FACS

Professor

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.


Doug Sammer, M.D.

Doug Sammer, M.D.

Professor

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.


James Seaward, M.D.

James Seaward, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Cleft lip and palate surgery; pediatric plastic surgery; vascular malformations; ear reconstruction; otoplasty; craniosynostosis


Christine Stiles, M.D.

Christine Stiles, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Cosmetic surgery, pediatric reconstructive surgery and otoplasty


Sumeet Teotia, M.D.

Sumeet Teotia, M.D.

Professor

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


James Thornton, M.D.

James Thornton, M.D.

Professor

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.


Andrew Zhang, M.D.

Andrew Zhang, M.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Residency Program

Clinical Interests: Reconstructive plastic surgery; hand surgery; microsurgery.