EDUCATION

Medical School

Harvard-MIT Division of Health Services and Techology
  • Harvard Medical School , 2001 , Boston , MA

Residency

General Surgery
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 2004 , Boston , MA

Residency

Plastic Surgery
  • Harvard Combined Program , 2007 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Hand and Microsurgery
  • Beth Israel Deaconess/Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Ganske IM, Firriolo JM, Nuzzi LC, Ganor O, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Upton J, Labow BI, Taghinia AH. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Jun 13. View abstract
  2. Taghinia AH, Upton J. Vascular Anomalies. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun 12. View abstract
  3. Theman TA, Upton J, Taghinia AH, Firriolo JM, Nuzzi LC, Labow BI. Central Coalition Osteotomy of Phalangeal Synostoses in the Management of the Type III Apert Hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun 08. View abstract
  4. Resnick CM, Genuth J, Calabrese CE, Taghinia A, Labow BI, Padwa BL. Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis After Ramus Construction With Free Fibula Flaps in Children With Hemifacial Microsomia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Sep; 76(9):2001.e1-2001.e15. View abstract
  5. Beijnen UEA, Noonan Caillouette C, Flath-Sporn SJ, Maclellan RA, Sanchez K, Labow BI, Meara JG, Taghinia AH. Factors Associated With Late Surgical Cancellations in Pediatric Plastic and Oral Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr; 80(4):412-415. View abstract
  6. Uller W, El-Sobky S, Alomari AI, Fishman SJ, Spencer SA, Taghinia AH, Chaudry G. Preoperative Embolization of Venous Malformations Using n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 May; 52(4):269-274. View abstract
  7. Firriolo JM, Ontiveros NC, Pike CM, Taghinia AH, Rogers-Vizena CR, Ganor O, Greene AK, Meara JG, Labow BI. Pediatric Orbital Floor Fractures: Clinical and Radiological Predictors of Tissue Entrapment and the Effect of Operative Timing on Ocular Outcomes. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Nov; 28(8):1966-1971. View abstract
  8. Kotick JD, Taghinia A. Prolonged Bleeding after a Single Leech Application in Pediatric Hand Surgery. J Hand Microsurg. 2017 Aug; 9(2):98-100. View abstract
  9. Daniels KM, Yorlets RR, Flath-Sporn SJ, Labow BI, Heald RR, Taghinia AH. Physician Courtesy and Patient Satisfaction in a Pediatric Plastic and Oral Surgery Department. J Healthc Manag. 2017 May/Jun; 62(3):211-219. View abstract
  10. Yorlets RR, Busa K, Eberlin KR, Raisolsadat MA, Bae DS, Waters PM, Labow BI, Taghinia AH. Fingertip Injuries in Children: Epidemiology, Financial Burden, and Implications for Prevention. Hand (N Y). 2017 Jul; 12(4):342-347. View abstract
  11. Ricci JA, Vargas CR, Lin SJ, Tobias AM, Taghinia AH, Lee BT. A Novel Free Flap Monitoring System Using Tissue Oximetry with Text Message Alerts. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Jun; 32(5):415-20. View abstract
  12. Flath-Sporn SJ, Yorlets RR, Rangel SJ, Stey AM, Redett RJ, Urata MM, Meara JG, Taghinia AH. Focusing Quality Improvement Initiatives in Pediatric Plastic Surgery: A Descriptive Study Using the Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Mar; 27(2):277-81. View abstract
  13. Bairdain S, Foker JE, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Labow BI, Baird CW, Taghinia AH, Feins N, Manfredi M, Jennings RW. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  14. Eberlin KR, Busa K, Bae DS, Waters PM, Labow BI, Taghinia AH. Composite grafting for pediatric fingertip injuries. Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1):28-33. View abstract
  15. Couto JA, Vivero MP, Kozakewich HP, Taghinia AH, Mulliken JB, Warman ML, Greene AK. A somatic MAP3K3 mutation is associated with verrucous venous malformation. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Mar 05; 96(3):480-6. View abstract
  16. Nuzzi LC, Greene AK, Meara JG, Taghinia A, Labow BI. Surgical Site Infection After Skin Excisions in Children: Is Field Sterility Sufficient? Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):136-41. View abstract
  17. Nuzzi LC, Pike CM, Lewine EB, Cerrato FE, Alexander ME, Ferrari LR, Bae DS, Taghinia A, Waters PM, Labow BI. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5. View abstract
  18. Theman TA, Labow BI, Taghinia A. Discrepancies between meeting abstracts and subsequent full text publications in hand surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Aug; 39(8):1585-90.e3. View abstract
  19. Cerrato FE, Nuzzi LC, Theman TA, Taghinia A, Upton J, Labow BI. Upper extremity anomalies in Pfeiffer syndrome and mutational correlations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):654e-661e. View abstract
  20. Alomari AI, Spencer SA, Arnold RW, Chaudry G, Kasser JR, Burrows PE, Govender P, Padua HM, Dillon B, Upton J, Taghinia AH, Fishman SJ, Mulliken JB, Fevurly RD, Greene AK, Landrigan-Ossar M, Paltiel HJ, Trenor CC, Kozakewich HP. Fibro-adipose vascular anomaly: clinical-radiologic-pathologic features of a newly delineated disorder of the extremity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan; 34(1):109-17. View abstract
  21. Eberlin KR, Chang J, Curtin CM, Sammer DM, Saint-Cyr M, Taghinia AH. Soft-tissue coverage of the hand: a case-based approach. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan; 133(1):91-101. View abstract
  22. Ibrahim AM, Shuster M, Koolen PG, Kim K, Taghinia AH, Sinno HH, Lee BT, Lin SJ. Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database in 19,100 patients undergoing implant-based breast reconstruction: complication rates with acellular dermal matrix. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1057-66. View abstract
  23. Cerrato F, Eberlin KR, Waters P, Upton J, Taghinia A, Labow BI. Presentation and treatment of macrodactyly in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2112-23. View abstract
  24. Sadiq MA, Prabhu SP, Fearon JA, Taghinia AH, Dagi LR. Screw implantation in the globe: the risk of delayed hardware migration from craniofacial repair. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Sep; 24(5):1650-2. View abstract
  25. Benoit MM, Vargas SO, Bhattacharyya N, McGill TA, Robson CD, Ferraro N, Didas AE, Labow BI, Upton J, Taghinia A, Meara JG, Marcus KJ, Mack J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Rahbar R. The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug; 123(8):2035-42. View abstract
  26. Taghinia AH, Al-Sheikh AA, Panossian AE, Upton J. Two-stage distraction lengthening of the forearm. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Jan; 24(1):79-84. View abstract
  27. Rogers GF, Maclellan RA, Liu AS, Taghinia AH, Labow BI, Meara JG, Greene AK. Extremity fasciotomy wound closure: comparison of skin grafting to staged linear closure. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Mar; 66(3):e90-1. View abstract
  28. Taghinia AH, Littler JW, Upton J. Refinements in pollicization: a 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep; 130(3):423e-33e. View abstract
  29. Anderson ME, Goldsmith JD, Hochman MG, Taghinia A. Orthopaedic case of the month: pulsatile soft tissue mass. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Nov; 470(11):3275-9. View abstract
  30. Lau FH, Xia F, Kaplan A, Cerrato F, Greene AK, Taghinia A, Cowan CA, Labow BI. Expression analysis of macrodactyly identifies pleiotrophin upregulation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e40423. View abstract
  31. Eberlin KR, Labow BI, Upton J, Taghinia AH. High-impact articles in hand surgery. Hand (N Y). 2012 Jun; 7(2):157-62. View abstract
  32. Patel KB, Taghinia AH, Proctor MR, Warf BC, Greene AK. Extradural myelomeningocele reconstruction using local turnover fascial flaps and midline linear skin closure. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Nov; 65(11):1569-72. View abstract
  33. Webb ML, Rosen H, Taghinia A, McCarty ER, Cerrato F, Upton J, Labow BI. Incidence of Fanconi anemia in children with congenital thumb anomalies referred for diepoxybutane testing. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jun; 36(6):1052-7. View abstract
  34. Taghinia AH, Upton J. Index finger pollicization. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Feb; 36(2):333-9. View abstract
  35. Upton J, Taghinia A. Special considerations in vascular anomalies: operative management of upper extremity lesions. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Jan; 38(1):143-51. View abstract
  36. Hartzell TL, Taghinia AH, Chang J, Lin SJ, Slavin SA. The use of human acellular dermal matrix for the correction of secondary deformities after breast augmentation: results and costs. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Nov; 126(5):1711-20. View abstract
  37. Hartzell TL, Taghinia AH, Carty MJ, Upton J. The corkscrew internal fixator. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct; 126(4):199e-201e. View abstract
  38. Taghinia AH. The diminishing presence of plastic surgeons in hand surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 126(3):1128; author reply 1129. View abstract
  39. Taghinia AH, Carty M, Upton J. Fascial flaps for hand reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Aug; 35(8):1351-5. View abstract
  40. Makhni EC, Taghinia A, Ewald T, Zurakowski D, Day CS. Comminution of the dorsal metaphysis and its effects on the radiographic outcomes of distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2010 Oct; 35(8):652-8. View abstract
  41. Carty MJ, Taghinia A, Upton J. Fascial flap reconstruction of the hand: a single surgeon's 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar; 125(3):953-62. View abstract
  42. Upton J, Taghinia AH. Correction of the typical cleft hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Mar; 35(3):480-5. View abstract
  43. Carty MJ, Taghinia A, Upton J. Overgrowth conditions: a diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum. Hand Clin. 2009 May; 25(2):229-45. View abstract
  44. Austen WG, Parrett BM, Taghinia A, Wolfort SF, Upton J. The subcutaneous cervicofacial flap revisited. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):149-53. View abstract
  45. Taghinia AH, Movassaghi K, Wang AX, Pribaz JJ. Reconstruction of the upper aerodigestive tract with the submental artery flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Feb; 123(2):562-70. View abstract
  46. Chun YS, Taghinia A. Hyperprolactinemia and galactocele formation after augmentation mammoplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):122-3. View abstract
  47. Ridgway E, Taghinia A, Donelan M. Scalp-tissue expansion for a chronic burn wound with exposed calvarium. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Dec; 62(12):e629-30. View abstract
  48. Upton J, Taghinia AH. Abductor digiti minimi myocutaneous flap for opponensplasty in congenital hypoplastic thumbs. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1807-11. View abstract
  49. Parrett BM, Winograd JM, Lin SJ, Borud LJ, Taghinia A, Lee BT. The posterior tibial artery perforator flap: an alternative to free-flap closure in the comorbid patient. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2009 Feb; 25(2):105-9. View abstract
  50. Taghinia AH, Liao EC, May JW. Randomized controlled trials in plastic surgery: a 20-year review of reporting standards, methodologic quality, and impact. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1253-63. View abstract
  51. Upton J, Sharma S, Taghinia AH. Vascularized adipofascial island flap for thenar augmentation in pollicization. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1089-94. View abstract
  52. Taghinia AH, Al-Sheikh AA, Upton J. Suture anchor suspension and fascia lata interposition arthroplasty for Basal joint arthritis of the thumb. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Aug; 122(2):497-504. View abstract
  53. Taghinia AH, Pribaz JJ, Guo L. Chronic deep venous thrombosis in the peroneal veins of the fibula osteocutaneous flap: strategies for avoidance and salvage. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jun; 121(6):2020-3. View abstract
  54. Liao EC, Taghinia AH, Nguyen LP, Yueh JH, May JW, Orgill DP. Incidence of hematoma complication with heparin venous thrombosis prophylaxis after TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Apr; 121(4):1101-7. View abstract
  55. Taghinia AH, Pribaz JJ. Complex nasal reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Feb; 121(2):15e-27e. View abstract
  56. Taghinia AH, Shapiro FE, Slavin SA. Dexmedetomidine in aesthetic facial surgery: improving anesthetic safety and efficacy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan; 121(1):269-76. View abstract
  57. Taghinia AH, Al-Sheikh AA, Upton J. Preoperative soft-tissue distraction for radial longitudinal deficiency: an analysis of indications and outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Oct; 120(5):1305-12; discussion 1313-4. View abstract
  58. Taghinia AH, Mulliken JB, Rogers GF. A case of Proteus syndrome with lateral embryonal vein and frontal intraosseous lipoma. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2007 Sep; 44(5):567-71. View abstract
  59. Ring D, Chin K, Taghinia AH, Jupiter JB. Nonunion after functional brace treatment of diaphyseal humerus fractures. J Trauma. 2007 May; 62(5):1157-8. View abstract