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Plastic, Cosmetic, and Hand Surgery & Burn Medicine Expert Witness | California

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This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience as a plastic surgeon, with training in plastic and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic, maxillofacial, micro, and hand surgery, as well as burn medicine. He received his BA from Wesleyan University before earning his MD from Columbia University. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery as well as a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Columbia University, a head and neck surgery residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the University of Colorado. This expert is board-certified in plastic sugery and is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Cleft Palate Association, and the International Burn Society. He is also involved in research, having led multiple studies and authoring several publications. He has formerly served as an attending surgeon in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as hand and microsurgery, at the University of Colorado and St. Anthony's Hospital Center. He also served as a director of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Kaiser-Permanente Medical Group and an instructor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Colorado. Current, this expert is the director of plastic and reconstructive surgery, hand, and microsurgery at a private practice in California.

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Location: CA
BA, Wesleyan University
MD, Columbia University
Internship, General Surgery, Columbia University
Residency, General Surgery, Columbia University
Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Columbia University
Residency, Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, University of Colorado
Board Certified: Plastic Surgery
Member, American Association for Hand Surgery
Member, American Cleft Palate Association
Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
Member, International Burn Society
Member, American Society for Peripheral Nerve
Former, Attending Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Hand & Microsurgery, University of Colorado
Former, Attending Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, and Cosmetic & Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Anthony's Hospital Center
Former, Instructor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Colorado
Former, Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Kaiser-Permanente Medical Group
Current, Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery, a private practice in CA

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