EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1993 , Boston , MA

Residency

Surgery
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 2000 , Boston , MA

Residency

Plastic Surgery
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital , 2003 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Surgery Research
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1998 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Hand & Microsurgery
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , 2004 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Presentation and Referral Patterns in Pediatric Closed Hand Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2021 Apr 24; 15589447211008590. View abstract
  2. Verrucous Venous Malformation-Subcutaneous Variant. Am J Dermatopathol. 2021 Apr 21. View abstract
  3. Evolution, lessons learned, and contemporary outcomes of esophageal replacement with jejunum for children. Surgery. 2021 07; 170(1):114-125. View abstract
  4. Incidental Pathologic Findings in Young Adult Reduction Mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 03 01; 147(3):391-400. View abstract
  5. Digital Transfer for Hand Reconstruction in Cleft Hand and Foot Differences. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2021 Sep; 37(7):589-596. View abstract
  6. Legislation, Market Size, and Access to Gender-affirming Genital Surgery in the United States. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Feb; 9(2):e3422. View abstract
  7. The Impact of Progestin-only Contraception on Adolescents with Macromastia. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Feb; 9(2):e3421. View abstract
  8. Hidden Costs in Resident Training: Financial Cohort Analysis of First Assistants in Reduction Mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Jan; 9(1):e3333. View abstract
  9. Index Finger Pollicization for Hypoplastic Thumb: Surgical Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 01 01; 147(1):127-129. View abstract
  10. Management of Residual Spitz Nevus in Surgical Specimens following Biopsy and Excision. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Dec; 8(12):e3244. View abstract
  11. Optimal Timing for Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 12; 146(6):1213-1220. View abstract
  12. Outcomes following Microvascular Mandibular Reconstruction in Pediatric Patients and Young Adults. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Nov; 8(11):e3243. View abstract
  13. The Effect of Surgical Treatment on the Quality of Life of Young Women with Breast Asymmetry: A Longitudinal, Cohort Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 10; 146(4):400e-408e. View abstract
  14. Investigation of the adolescent female breast transcriptome and the impact of obesity. Breast Cancer Res. 2020 05 11; 22(1):44. View abstract
  15. Complications and Quality of Life following Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents and Young Women. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 09; 144(3):572-581. View abstract
  16. Insurance Policy Trends for Breast Surgery in Cisgender Women, Cisgender Men, and Transgender Men. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 08; 144(2):334e-336e. View abstract
  17. Supercharged Jejunal Interposition: A Reliable Esophageal Replacement in Pediatric Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 06; 143(6):1266e-1276e. View abstract
  18. Insurance Policy Trends for Breast Surgery in Cisgender Women, Cisgender Men, and Transgender Men. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 May 15. View abstract
  19. Long-Term Functional Upper-Extremity Outcomes in Adults with Apert Syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr; 143(4):1136-1145. View abstract
  20. Mesenchymal stromal cells from infants with simple polydactyly modulate immune responses more efficiently than adult mesenchymal stromal cells. Cytotherapy. 2019 02; 21(2):148-161. View abstract
  21. Intermediate and long-term outcomes of fibroadenoma excision in adolescent and young adult patients. Breast J. 2019 01; 25(1):91-95. View abstract
  22. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 11; 81(5):553-559. View abstract
  23. Perioperative Ketorolac Use and Postoperative Hematoma Formation in Reduction Mammaplasty: A Single-Surgeon Experience of 500 Consecutive Cases. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 11; 142(5):632e-638e. View abstract
  24. The Effect of Surgical Treatment for Gynecomastia on Quality of Life in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018 12; 63(6):759-765. View abstract
  25. Central Coalition Osteotomy of Phalangeal Synostoses in the Management of the Type III Apert Hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Nov; 43(11):1042.e1-1042.e8. View abstract
  26. Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis After Ramus Construction With Free Fibula Flaps in Children With Hemifacial Microsomia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 09; 76(9):2001.e1-2001.e15. View abstract
  27. Factors Associated With Late Surgical Cancellations in Pediatric Plastic and Oral Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr; 80(4):412-415. View abstract
  28. Long-term Outcomes After Flap Reconstruction in Pediatric Pressure Ulcers. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Feb; 80(2):159-163. View abstract
  29. 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
  30. The Effect of Reduction Mammaplasty on Quality of Life in Adolescents With Macromastia. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). View abstract
  31. 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
  32. A Nonsurgical Approach to Adolescent Breast Asymmetry Using External Prostheses. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Aug; 61(2):240-245. View abstract
  33. Fingertip Injuries in Children: Epidemiology, Financial Burden, and Implications for Prevention. Hand (N Y). 2017 07; 12(4):342-347. View abstract
  34. A patient with Charlie M Syndrome: Differential diagnosis of Oromandibular Limb Hypogenesis Syndromes. Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2016 Jun; 160(2):310-5. View abstract
  35. Is There Bias against Simulation in Microsurgery Training? J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Sep; 32(7):540-5. View abstract
  36. Overgrowth of the Hand and Upper Extremity and Associated Syndromes. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar; 41(3):473-82; quiz 482. View abstract
  37. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  38. What Is the Cost of Meaningful Use? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Feb; 74(2):227-9. View abstract
  39. Weight Changes After Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Sep; 57(3):277-81. View abstract
  40. Reply: Psychological Impact of Breast Asymmetry on Adolescents: A Prospective Cohort. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul; 136(1):109e-110e. View abstract
  41. Intermediate and Long-term Outcomes of Giant Fibroadenoma Excision in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients. Breast J. 2015 May-Jun; 21(3):254-9. View abstract
  42. Composite grafting for pediatric fingertip injuries. Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1):28-33. View abstract
  43. Surgical Site Infection After Skin Excisions in Children: Is Field Sterility Sufficient? Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):136-41. View abstract
  44. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5. View abstract
  45. Psychological impact of breast asymmetry on adolescents: a prospective cohort study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Dec; 134(6):1116-1123. View abstract
  46. 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
  47. Upper extremity anomalies in Pfeiffer syndrome and mutational correlations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):654e-661e. View abstract
  48. Presentation and treatment of macrodactyly in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2112-23. View abstract
  49. The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug; 123(8):2035-42. View abstract
  50. Psychosocial impact of adolescent gynecomastia: a prospective case-control study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Apr; 131(4):890-896. View abstract
  51. Mutations in KCTD1 cause scalp-ear-nipple syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Apr 04; 92(4):621-6. View abstract
  52. Diagnosis and management of fibroadenomas in the adolescent breast. Semin Plast Surg. 2013 Feb; 27(1):23-5. View abstract
  53. 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
  54. Expression analysis of macrodactyly identifies pleiotrophin upregulation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e40423. View abstract
  55. The impact of macromastia on adolescents: a cross-sectional study. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2):e339-46. View abstract
  56. High-impact articles in hand surgery. Hand (N Y). 2012 Jun; 7(2):157-62. View abstract
  57. The effect of obesity on early outcomes in adolescents undergoing reduction mammaplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Mar; 68(3):257-60. View abstract
  58. Outcomes in pediatric atypical spitz tumors treated without sentinel lymph node biopsy. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Jul-Aug; 29(4):448-53. View abstract
  59. Parameters of care for craniosynostosis. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2012 Jan; 49 Suppl:1S-24S. View abstract
  60. 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
  61. Adolescent gynecomastia: not only an obesity issue. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 May; 64(5):688-90. View abstract
  62. Pediatric free-tissue transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Dec; 124(6 Suppl):e313-e326. View abstract
  63. Nipple adenoma in infancy. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Nov; 44(11):2219-22. View abstract
  64. Management of nevus sebaceous and the risk of Basal cell carcinoma: an 18-year review. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Nov-Dec; 26(6):676-81. View abstract
  65. Microsurgical reconstruction: a more conservative method of managing large scalp defects? J Reconstr Microsurg. 2009 Nov; 25(8):465-74. View abstract
  66. Salvage reconstruction of congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle with vascularized fibular graft after failed operative treatment: a case report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jun; 29(4):411-5. View abstract
  67. Diffuse lipofibromatosis of the lower extremity masquerading as a vascular anomaly. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Jun; 62(6):703-6. View abstract
  68. Pediatric Microsurgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (in press). 2008. View abstract
  69. Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Hand: Functional Reconstruction and Outcome Analysis. HAND. 2008; 3(3):229-36. View abstract
  70. Soft tissue sarcomas of the hand: functional reconstruction and outcome analysis. Hand (N Y). 2008 Sep; 3(3):229-36. View abstract
  71. Salvage Reconstruction of Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Clavicle With Vascularized Fibular Graft After Failed Operative Treatment. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2008; (In press). View abstract
  72. Diffuse Lipofibromatosis of the Lower Extremity Masquerading as a Vascular Anomaly . Annals of Plastic Surgery (in press). 2007. View abstract
  73. Skin banking closure technique in immediate autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Oct; 120(5):1133-1136. View abstract
  74. Homocystinuria: an unrecognized cause of microvascular failure. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Jul; 120(1):6e-12e. View abstract
  75. Homocystinuria: An Unrecognized Cause of Microvascular Failure. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery . 2007; 120(1):6e-12e. View abstract
  76. Department of Plastic Surgery Service Guidelines for Rotating Residents and Fellows at Children's Hospital Boston. 2007. View abstract
  77. Diaphyseal non-union in the distal phalanx of a child. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2007 Feb; 32(1):85-7. View abstract
  78. Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity. Current Therapy in Plastic Surgery. 2006; 625-639. View abstract
  79. Microvascular Reconstruction of Large Scalp Defects. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2004. View abstract
  80. Mechanisms governing the expression of the enzymes of glutamine metabolism--glutaminase and glutamine synthetase. J Nutr. 2001 09; 131(9 Suppl):2467S-74S; discussion 2486S-7S. View abstract
  81. Glutamine. World J Surg. 2000 Dec; 24(12):1503-13. View abstract
  82. Glutamine synthetase expression in muscle is regulated by transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms. Am J Physiol. 1999 06; 276(6):E1136-45. View abstract
  83. Nurtition. Manual of Clinical Oncology. 1999; 7E. View abstract
  84. Glutamine Synthetase Expression in Muscle is Regulated by Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Mechanisms. American Journal of Physiology. 1999; 276:E1136-E1145. View abstract
  85. Glutamine synthetase expression in rat lung is regulated by protein stability. Am J Physiol. 1998 11; 275(5):L877-86. View abstract
  86. Sepsis increases lung glutamine synthetase expression in the tumor-bearing host. J Surg Res. 1998 Jul 15; 78(1):18-22. View abstract
  87. Glutamine synthetase gene expression in the lungs of endotoxin-treated and adrenalectomized rats. Am J Physiol. 1997 12; 273(6):L1182-90. View abstract
  88. Is the Lung an Organ of Nutrition and Metabolism?. Nutrition. 1997; 13(5):492-495. View abstract
  89. Nutritional Modulation of Glutamine Synethase Expression in Stressed Rats. Surgical Forum. 1997. View abstract
  90. Prognostic factors predictive of survival and local recurrence for extremity soft tissue sarcoma. Ann Surg. 1994 Feb; 219(2):165-73. View abstract
  91. Catalysis of the hydrolysis of phosphorylated pyridines by alkaline phosphatase has little or no dependence on the pKa of the leaving group. Biochemistry. 1993 Aug 31; 32(34):8737-41. View abstract
  92. Mechanisms of Catalysis of Phosphoryl-group Transfer Reactions. 1989. View abstract
  93. Measurement of Thromboembolism: Applications to Patients with A Jarvik Total Artifical Heart. Journal of the Material Research Society. 1989; 110:85-90. View abstract