Marina Del Rey
& Beverly Hills

310.300.1779

Curriculum Vitae

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

EDUCATION

1987-1991


1991-1995
Stanford University Bachelor of Arts and Science, double   majoring in biology and political science, Graduated with honors

University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine degree. Also,  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member

APPOINTMENTS

2006-Present



2000-2001



1999-2000
University of Southern California
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Keck School of Medicine


Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery New York University Medical Center: Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery


Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery New York University Medical Center:  Resident in Plastic Surgery, ranked in the 98th percentile nationally on the Plastic Surgery In-Service Training Exam

LICENSURE


California No. A74300, New York No.206967

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS


Saint John's Health Center
Centinela Hospital Medical Center

AWARDS & HONORS

1999


1995


1993





1991
British Journal of Surgery Award for the highest score on the American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Exam, Department of Surgery, NYU Medical Center

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

First Place, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scholarship Contest, Investigative Category. P. Benhaim, L.M. Ferreira, T. van den Helder, J. Borsanyi, G. de Vellis, D.A. Stoker, T.H. McCalmont, S.J. Mathes, J.P. Anthony. Use of RS-61443 in Long Term Studies of Transplant Rejection and Neuroregulation in Rat Hindlimb Model of Allotransplantation

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Major Grant for Undergraduate Research, awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Stanford University.

COURSE INSTRUCTION

2006-present



2007-present
Liposuction: Comprehensive and Integrated. Taught courses with Gerald H. Pitman, MD at the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Liposuction: Comprehensive and Integrated. Taught courses with Gerald H. Pitman, MD at the annual meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2005-2008


2003-2004

2003

2001-2003

2002

1999-2001


1999-2001


1991-1995


1994


1992



1988-1991



1985-1986
Clinical studies on combined breast augmentation and breast lift surgery (mastopexy)

Clinical studies on combined cosmetic surgical procedures

Clinical study of the correction of inverted nipples

Clinical studies on breast augmentation surgery

Clinical studies on endoscopic facial surgery

Power-assisted liposuction clinical studies, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center. Sponsor Gerald H. Pitman, M.D.

Deep-plane rhytidectomy clinical study, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center. Sponsor Gerald H. Pitman, M.D.

Microsurgery and transplant immunology, Division of Plastic Surgery, UCSF. Laboratory of Stephen J. Mathes, M.D. and James P. Anthony, M.D.

Clinical research, Department of Otolaryngology, UCSF. Laboratory of Corey S. Maas, M.D.

Microsurgery Training Program, Department of Microsurgical Transplantation and Replantation, Davies Medical Center, San Francisco. Laboratory of Harry Bunke, M.D.

Neuropharmacology and behavioral biology, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University. Laboratory of J. Davidson, Ph.D. and E. Smith, Ph.D.

Molecular biology of stroke, National Parkinson Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. Laboratory of Thomas Sick, Ph.D

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, University of California, San Francisco

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

SCHOLARSHIPS

Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Fund Scholarship, Rotary Club of Miami, 1993.

Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Fund Scholarship,
Rotary Club of Miami, 1994.

PAST ACTIVITIES

State Champion in Debate, High School Lincoln-Douglas debate, Florida, 1986.

Fifth Place at National Championship in Debate, High School Lincoln-Douglas debate, 1986.

Student Council President, Miami Palmetto High School, Miami, Florida, 1986-1987.

Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters,
Stanford University. The goal of the program is to provide fatherless children with the inspiration, friendship, and role model that they need. Responsibilities included organizing programs and recruiting students to join as sponsors for children. 

MedTeach Instructor,UCSF, 1991-1992. MedTeach is a program to educate middle school students about important concepts in health science.

 

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