Amir H. Taghinia, MD
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300 Longwood Avenue
Dr. Taghinia is actively engaged in multiple research endeavors involving both children and adults. His primary interests are improving care of patients with hand trauma, refining techniques for treatment of congenital hand differences, and improving the design, conduct, and reporting of clinical trials.
Dr. Taghinia is a co-investigator on a clinical research grant (ASSH) to study the optimal treatment of mallet finger. He is interested in assessing the role of nerve tubes in digital nerve repair and the role of timing of repair on the recovery of peripheral nerve injuries.
Other specific research interests include refinements in pollicization, pediatric forearm lengthening, facial reanimation, research methods and study design, and the role and impact of article citations.
About Amir H. Taghinia, MD
Dr. Taghinia received his MD from the Harvard-MIT Divison of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School. He completed his postgraduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, Children's Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to residencies in general and plastic surgery, Dr. Taghinia has also completed a fellowship in hand and micro-surgery.
Upton J, Taghinia AH. Abductor digiti-minimi musculocutaneous flap for opponensplasty in congenital hypoplastic thumbs. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 122:1807, 2008.
Taghinia AH, Liao EC, May JW Jr. Randomized controlled trials in plastic surgery: A twenty-year review of reporting standards, methodological quality, and impact. Plast. Reconstr. Surg.122:1253, 2008.
- Taghinia AH, Al-Sheikh AA, Upton J. Preoperative soft tissue distraction for radial longitudinal deficiency: An analysis of indications and outcomes. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 120:1305, 2007.