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 Expert  726709

Expert in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert, M.D., F.A.C.S., is board certified in otolaryngology as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is also board certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He received his MD from Rush Medical College in 1998 and completed his internship in general surgery and resident training in otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) at the University Hospital and Medical Center in NY in 2003. He completed additional fellowship and resident training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in 2009, achieving Chief Resident position his final year as a plastic surgeon resident.

He has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, at his medical college and an attending physician in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology at a few different hospitals along the East Coast. He has served as a consultant to Kythera Pharmaceuticals, BioForm, Sanofi-Aventis, and ABC News. Expert is listed in Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.

He has extended his expertise as a plastic surgeon to numerous domestic and international public service activities provideing facial plastic surgery for patients who have sustained facial injuries as a result of domestic violence and providing facial plastic surgery for patients with facial deformities on mission trips to Hanoi, Vietnam.

Other research and experiences include mammoplasty reduction, scar tissue formation, wound healing, radiation therapy, human leukemic cell lines, disease control and prevention, peripheral nerve defect and repair and handling plastic surgery related products and devices.

His publications include original papers on topics such as the closure of orocutaneous fistula using a Pedicled Expanded Deltopectoral Flap, FK-506 with Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (b-FGF), Peripheral Nerve Defect repair, Effects of the Plasminogen Pathway on Scar Tissue Formation, Expression in Advanced Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Simplified Facial Rejuvenation, Buttonhole Eyebrow Elevation, Exploring Lower Lid Blepharoplasty with Fat Repositioning, De-epithelialization of the Inferior Pedicle in Reduction Mammoplasty, Breast Reduction, and Mid-Forehead Eyebrow Suspension.






breast implant


breast reduction




dermatologic surgery


ear surgery








lymph node excision




nasopharyngeal secretion


oculoplastic surgery


orbital surgery


paranasal sinus tumor




plastic closure


reconstructive surgery


scar tissue


sinus surgery




sleep apnea surgery


sore throat treatment


surgical implant device


surgical staple






tissue grafting




TRAM flap reconstruction


vein grafting

His expertise include presenting and understanding current concepts of rhinoplasty, aesthetic facial plastic surgery, facial transplantation, advances in facial plastic surgery and anti-aging therapies, upper respiratory ailment, otolaryngology emergencies, clinical approaches to assessment and treatment of neck masses, and physical examination of head and neck. He has also studied advanced laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and other otolaryngology diseases.

laryngeal disease




neck dissection



His experience include achieving BOTOX browlift, various facial transplantations, refinements in regional reconstruction, facial defects following Mohs micrographic surgery, facial contouring and alloplastic implants, and lower lid blepharoplasty with fat repositioning. His clinical research in this area include investigating the efficacy of the mid-forehead eyebrow lift to correct eyebrow ptosis and rejuvenate the forehead-eyelid complex, examining the use of hydroxyapatite granules in aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery, and facial rejuvenation.

He has provided consulting services to patients as well as presentations on cutaneous procedures and marketing strategies involved in plastic surgery, essential elements of optimal pre-operative appointments and post-surgical services and advice.




facial plastic surgery

As a plastic surgeon, Expert is an expert on skin care during surgery, specifically in skin healing and scar tissue formation and prevention, skin infection treatment and various skin conditions. He provides consultation in skin care treatment before and after plastic and reconstructive surgery to ensure his patients are complete satisfied with their procedures.

skin abnormalities


skin transplantation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1998   M.D.   Medicine   Rush Medical College of Rush University  
1993   B.S.   Biology and Religion   Emory University   Summa Cum Laude, Highest Honors in Biology

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2009


Detroit Medical Center


Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery




Expert served as co-chief plastic surgery resident where he was responsible for coordinating the daily clinical care and didactic conferences.

2006 to 2007


LL NY LI Medical



Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


Expert performed aesthetic facial plastic surgery in this private practice.

2004 to 2005


ENT and Allergy Associates, L.L.P.



Otolaryngologist, Facial Plastic Surgeon


Expert practiced otolaryngology - head and neck surgery as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in this private practice.

Career Accomplishments:

Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Member, American Medical Association


Medical License - New York, Michigan, Connecticut, California, District of Columbia, Virginia Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Professional Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Otorhinolarygology, Weill Cornell Medical College for three years.


Expert has been recognized in Marquis Who's Who in America three times, in Who's Who in the World (twice), Marquis Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare (3 times), Who's Who in the East four times, in Who's Who in Science and Engineering (twice) and Consumers' Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Physicians (twice), and was listed in America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists.

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert completed his Internship in Surgery at University Hospital and Medical Center, his two Residencies in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and completed his Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 15 original papers and publications in the his field of expertise and interest.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery  
 - The Laryngoscope  
 - Plastic Surgery Products  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1994 to 1994   National Institutes of Health   Summer Research Fellow   Examined the effects of four compounds on two human leukemic cell lines at the National Cancer Institute.
1992 to 1993   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   Research Associate   Compared the sociodemographic composition of two California counties in 1971 and 1992.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has worked with law firms performing expert case review. He has also worked with hedge funds, investment banks, and venture capital firms to review new technology, devices, and pharmaceuticals which are being developed and/or currently used in clinical practice.
  • Expert has consulted for ABC News. He was interviewed on Good Morning America on facial transplation.
  • Expert has consulted for Kythera Pharmaceuticals on pharmaceuticals used for aesthetic purposes.
  • Expert has consulted for BioForm Medical on a product used for aesthetic and functional purposes.
  • Expert has consulted for Sanofi-Aventis to educate and train other physicians on the use of an injectable product used for facial aesthetics.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has reviewed many cases for plaintiff and defense counsel for cases relating to otolaryngology - head and neck surgery as well as plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has participated in depositions.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Academic plastic surgeon for carcinoma case.
  • Expert in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery for consulting on craniofacial injuries resulting from 26 foot fall.
  • Texas infection expert for consulting on Infection MD.
  • FNA expert for consulting on affect of FNA (fine needle aspiration) on swelling of Warthin's tumor in patient.
  • Expert in chemical exposure for consulting on employer intentional tort.
  • Expert in Radiation Oncology for medical malpractice case involving intensity-modulated radiation therapy machine (“IMRT”) and standard of practice for dosage calculations, planning, dosimetry.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2006 to 2006   Hanoi, Vietnam   Expert volunteered as a facial plastic surgeon performing surgery and teaching Vietnamese surgeons about new surgical technologies and techniques.
2003 to 2003   Paris, France   Expert worked as a guest resident surgeon at the American Hospital of Paris.

Market Research:
He has consulted on numerous projects regarding device development, drug development, and healthcare management relating to otolaryngology as well as plastic surgery.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has served as a member of the faculty for numerous courses on facial plastic and reconstructive surgey, including three at Stanford.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has worked with many companies who manufacture and/or distribute medical supplies and instruments for otolaryngology as well as plastic surgery.

Other Skills and Services

He is board certified in otolaryngology as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.


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