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Junior Editorial Board

Junior Editorial Board Members

Kavit Amin

Department of Plastic Surgery, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK.

Research Interests: Upper and lower limb surgery, vascularised composite allotransplantation

Saïd Azoury

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Microsurgery, head & neck and breast reconstruction/cosmetic surgery

Filippo Boriani

Department of Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery,University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy.

Research Interests: Hand surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, body contouring after massive weight loss, peripheral nerve reconstruction, cosmetic surgery and medicine

Philip Brazio

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Microsurgical breast, lymphatic reconstruction, limb salvage

Omar Breik

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

Research Interests: Head and neck reconstruction, microvascular surgery, head and neck cancer, craniomaxillofacial trauma, maxillofacial surgery, craniofacial surgery

Mario Cherubino

Department of Biotechnology and Science of Life, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.

Research Interests: Hand surgery, microsurgery, reconstructive surgery, aesthetic surgery, stem cells, regenerative surgery

Yung-Cheng Chiu

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

Research Interests: Hand and upper limb surgery, limb reconstructive microsurgery, orthopedic trauma

Michele Colonna

Department of Human Pathology of the Adult, The Child and the Adolescent, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

Research Interests: Cosmetic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, craniomaxillofacial surgery, hand surgery, wounds, reconstructive surgery, skin, wound healing, plastic surgery

Alberto Deganello

Unit of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Research Interests: Head and neck neoplasms, reconstructive surgery

Aaron Dingle

Division of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA.

Research Interests: Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine for peripheral nerve repair, neural interfacing for prosthetic control and bioelectric medicine, neuroprosthetics, vascularized composite allografts, microsurgical education, equality in healthcare and STEM

Dimitrios Dionyssiou

Department of Plastic Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Research Interests: Lymphedema microsurgery, lymphatic research

Johnny Ionut Efanov

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), Montréal, QC, Canada.

Research Interests: Plastic and reconstructive surgery, facial plastic surgery, hand surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, clinical research

Ashleigh M. Francis

Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA.

Research Interests: Lymphedema, breast reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction

Epameinondas Gousopoulos, MD PhD

Department of Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Research Interests: Lymphedema, lipedema, lymphatic vessel biology, anti-ageing

Kenji Hayashida

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shimane University, Shimane, Japan.

Research Interests: Lymphedema, adipose-derived stem cells, growth factor, wound healing, supermicrosurgery

Rami S. Kantar

Department of Surgery, The University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Research Interests: Cleft lip and palate, facial transplantation, vascularized composite allotransplantation, plastic and reconstructive surgery, microsurgery

Lauren Kokai

Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Clinical applications for adipose stem cells (ASCs) and on building new research tools with adipose tissue to study inflammation and metabolic disease, specifically with adipose tissue microphysiologic systems

Epameinondas Kostopoulos

Department of Plastic Surgery, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece.

Research Interests: Digital and upper limb reconstruction with flaps (including DAP), head and neck reconstruction with flaps, parotidectomies, nerve reconstruction (facial palsy, brachial plexus) and nerve regeneration, nose reconstruction (nasal keystone was descibed as an alternative some years ago), trunk reconstruction with flaps

J. Monroe Laborde

Orthopaedic Surgery, Director of Foot Clinic, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center & U. Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans, USA.

Research Interests: Diabetic foot, foot ulcers, charcot foot, tendon balancing, biomechanics

Jingtao Li

Department of Oral&Maxillofacial Surgery, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

Research Interests: Congenital craniofacial anomalies, cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, obstructive sleep apnea, rhinoplasty

Chun-Jun Liu

Department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery, microsurgery

Luigi Losco, MD PhD

Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

Research Interests: Lymphedema, microsurgery, facial reconstruction, nose reconstruction, prepectoral breast reconstruction, lymphatic surgery, lva, vlnt, skin cancer, mandibular reconstruction, wound healing

Tsu-Hui (Hubert) Low

Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Research Interests: Facial nerve disorder and reconstruction, oral oncology, cutaneous malignancies and salivary gland malignancies

Johnny Chuieng-Yi Lu

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan.

Research Interests: Peripheral nerve injuries reconstruction, brachial plexus reconstruction, facial palsy reanimation, head and neck reconstruction, neuromuscular junction lab, database analysis

Catherine Lynn Ly

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Microsurgery and oncologic reconstruction

Francesco Marongiu

Breast Surgery Unit, Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital, Ausl Romagna Via Carlo Forlanini, Forli, Italy.

Research Interests: Breast reconstruction, oncoplasty, human derived acellular dermal matrix, plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, breast cancer, skin cancer, breast implant

Michele Maruccia

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy.

Research Interests: Plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, lymphatic Surgery, head and neck surgery, burns, regenerative medicine and surgery

Derek Mendonca

Department of Plastic Surgery, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, Dubai.

Research Interests: Cleft palate, burn, 3D printing, craniofacial surgery

Yong Miao

Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, NanFang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Cosmetic surgery, stem cell, hair loss, hair transplantation

Dung H. Nguyen

Division of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Breast aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, lymphedema surgery, gender affirming top surgery

Dariush Nikkhah

Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

Research Interests: Reconstructive microsurgery, hand surgery, breast surgery and chest wall reconstruction

Giulio Nittari

University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy.

Research Interests: Telemedicine, telepharmacy and tele-health, cadaver lab and training in aesthetic medicine

Sergio Olate

Center of Excellence in Morphological and Surgical Studies, University of La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.
Division of Oral, Facial and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

Research Interests: Craniomaxillofacial surgery, craniomandibular disorders, facial asymmetry, 3D diagnosis and 3D print, dental implants, biomaterials and bone repair in maxillofacial surgery.

Marco Pappalardo

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Policlinico University Hospital, University of Modena and Reggio, Emilia, Modena, Italy.

Research Interests: Lymphatic microsurgery, reconstructive microsurgery, breast reconstruction

Marek Paul

Associate Professor, drPaul Clinic, Bytom, Poland.
Plastic Surgery Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Chorzów, Poland.

Research Interests: LVA, liposuction method for chronic lymphedema, microsurgery, breast reconstruction, post trauma reconstruction, burns, 3D printing, AI in plastic surgery, breast augmentation, breast reduction, abdominoplasty, liposuction, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, body contouring

shan shan qiu

Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center and GROW School for Oncology and Reproduction University Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Research Interests: Lymphedema surgery, lymphangiogenesis, evidence based medicine, robotic microsurgery, reconstructive microsurgery

Yoshiaki Sakamoto

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Research Interests: Craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate, anatomy, craniofacial surgery, cosmetic surgery

Daniel Saleh

Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle, UK.
Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Newcastle and Queensland University, Newcastle, UK.

Research Interests: Surgical oncological reconstruction, lymph reconstruction and head neck and facial surgery


Division of Plastic Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.
Division of Plastic Surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: Evidence based plastic surgery, quality of evidence, alloplastic and autologous breast reconstruction, patient reported outcome in aesthetic surgery, improving outcome in aesthetic facial, breast and body surgery

Thomas Satterwhite

Align Surgical ASSOCIATES, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Gender affirming surgery, facial feminization, body feminization, top surgery, breast augmentation, vaginoplasty, plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, patient-reported outcomes

Mario F. Scaglioni

Department of Hand- and Plastic Surgery, Kantonsspital Luzerndisabled, Luzern, Switzerland.

Research Interests: Head and neck reconstruction, lymph surgery, breast reconstruction, microsurgery and supramicrosurgery

Yukio Seki

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan.

Research Interests: Lymphedema,reconstructive microsurgery, perforator flap, supermicrosurgery

Rossella Sgarzani

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, DIMES Dpt., Bologna University, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: Head and neck reconstruction, breast reconstruction, regenerative medicine, humanitarian medicine

Yi Shen

Department of Oral Maxillofacial–Head Neck Oncology, Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Oral and maxillofacial, head and neck tumors surgery, head and neck reconstruction, microsurgery and supramicrosurgery

Davide Sozzi

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy.

Research Interests: Cosmetic surgery and reconstructive,reconstructive microsurgery of the face and oral cavity,treatment of facial paralysis,surgery hair restoration team for micro-car-hair transplant (FUT and FUE techniques),surgical oral & face oncology

Hsiao Hsin Sung-Hsieh

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Research Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery, guided tissue regeneration, implants, anabolic bone medications, low-bone mass disorders

Kensuke Tashiro

Department of Plastic Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan.

Research Interests: Lymphedema, perforator flap, free tissue graft, wound healing, supermicrosurgical, plastic surgery

Scott H. Troob

Department Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Microvascular free flap reconstruction, facial trauma, facial paralysis

Samuel Trosman

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Otolaryngology, skull base, lymph nodes, head and neck/microvascular surgery

Ian Lee Valerio

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Research Interests: Microsurgery, extremity reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, targeted muscle regeneration, regenerative peripheral nerve interfaces, regenerative medicine, limb salvage, residual limb care, and wound care

Joris Anton van Dongen

Department of Plastic-, Reconstructive- and Hand Surgery, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Research Interests: Mesenchymal stem cells, fat grafting, regenerative surgery, extracellular matrix, hydrogel, plastic surgery

Hari Venkatramani

Department of Plastic and Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India.

Research Interests: Major limb trauma, brachial plexus injuries, congenital hand and microsurgical reconstruction for trauma, lymphedema reconstruction

Claudia Vinciguerra

Neurology Unit, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry “Scuola Medica Salernitana”, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

Research Interests: Neuromuscular disorders, clinical neurophysiology, neurological diseases, clinical neurology, multiple sclerosis, neuroimaging, neuro-oncology

Joshua Vorstenbosch

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Research Interests: Breast reconstruction, microsurgery, oncologic reconstruction, lymphedema, breast implant capsular pathology and foreign body reactions

Hayson Chenyu Wang

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Plastic and reconstructive surgery, stem cell traslational medicine, scleroderma, psychology of plastic surgery

Bin Yang

Department of Craniomaxillofacial Plastic Surgery, Hospital of Plastic Surgery Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Maxillofacial surgery

Lujun Yang

Department of Burn and Plastic Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Intractable wounds, skin regeneration, hair regeneration, stem cell, tissue engineering

Pooja S. Yesantharao, MD MS

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Breast reconstruction, breast surgery

Weifeng Zeng

Division of Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery Training Laboratory; Microsurgery and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory, Madison, WI, USA.

Research Interests: Trauma reconstruction, lymphedema reconstruction, nerve repair and regeneration, limb, and organ transplantation

Plastic and Aesthetic Research
ISSN 2349-6150 (Online)   2347-9264 (Print)


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