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Meet Dr. Amir H. Taghinia

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. Syndactyly Release in the Hand: Surgical Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022 Jan 01; 149(1):57e-59e. View abstract
  2. Parkes Weber syndrome with lymphedema caused by a somatic KRAS variant. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2021 12; 7(6). View abstract
  3. Perioperative Safety of Combined Augmentation-Mastopexy: An Evaluation of National Database. Ann Plast Surg. 2021 11 01; 87(5):493-500. View abstract
  4. Discrepancies between Conference Abstracts and Published Manuscripts in Plastic Surgery Studies: A Retrospective Review. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Sep; 9(9):e3828. View abstract
  5. Overcoming Microsurgical Anastomotic Challenges in Supercharged Pedicled Jejunal Interposition for Pediatric Esophageal Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Aug; 9(8):e3780. View abstract
  6. Presentation and Referral Patterns in Pediatric Closed Hand Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2021 Apr 24; 15589447211008590. View abstract
  7. The role of androgens in clitorophallus development and possible applications to transgender patients. Andrology. 2021 11; 9(6):1719-1728. View abstract
  8. Gender-Affirming Surgeries in Transgender and Gender Diverse Adolescent and Young Adults: A Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Primer. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Aug; 34(4):442-448. View abstract
  9. Evolution, lessons learned, and contemporary outcomes of esophageal replacement with jejunum for children. Surgery. 2021 07; 170(1):114-125. View abstract
  10. Digital Transfer for Hand Reconstruction in Cleft Hand and Foot Differences. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2021 Sep; 37(7):589-596. View abstract
  11. 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
  12. Lower Extremity Reconstruction in the Pediatric Population. Clin Plast Surg. 2021 Apr; 48(2):341-347. View abstract
  13. Is Clitoral Release Another Term for Metoidioplasty? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Metoidioplasty Surgical Technique and Outcomes. Sex Med. 2021 Feb; 9(1):100294. View abstract
  14. Index Finger Pollicization for Hypoplastic Thumb: Surgical Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 01 01; 147(1):127-129. View abstract
  15. Management of Residual Spitz Nevus in Surgical Specimens following Biopsy and Excision. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Dec; 8(12):e3244. View abstract
  16. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer Disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 12; 146(6):1317-1324. View abstract
  17. Outcomes following Microvascular Mandibular Reconstruction in Pediatric Patients and Young Adults. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Nov; 8(11):e3243. View abstract
  18. Lymphedema (Seminars in pediatric surgery). Semin Pediatr Surg. 2020 Oct; 29(5):150972. View abstract
  19. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep 07. View abstract
  20. Median Nerve Neuropathy following Radial Forearm Free Flap Phalloplasty: A Case Report. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Aug; 8(8):e3027. View abstract
  21. Congenital Disseminated Pyogenic Granuloma: Characterization of an Aggressive Multisystemic Disorder. J Pediatr. 2020 11; 226:157-166. View abstract
  22. Epidemiologic Characteristics and Postoperative Complications following Augmentation Mammaplasty: Comparison of Transgender and Cisgender Females. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Oct; 7(10):e2461. View abstract
  23. Piloting a Genital Affirmation Surgical Priorities Scale for Trans Masculine Patients. Transgend Health. 2019; 4(1):270-276. View abstract
  24. Utilizing a Physician Scribe in a Pediatric Plastic Surgical Practice: A Time-driven Activity-based Costing Study. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Oct; 7(10):e2460. View abstract
  25. Intramuscular fast-flow vascular anomaly contains somatic MAP2K1 and KRAS mutations. Angiogenesis. 2019 11; 22(4):547-552. View abstract
  26. Masculinizing Chest Reconstruction in Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals: An Analysis of Epidemiology, Surgical Technique, and Postoperative Outcomes. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2019 12; 43(6):1575-1585. View abstract
  27. Fibroadipose Vascular Anomaly in the Upper Extremity: A Distinct Entity With Characteristic Clinical, Radiological, and Histopathological Findings. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Jan; 45(1):68.e1-68.e13. View abstract
  28. Mastectomy in Transgender and Cisgender Patients: A Comparative Analysis of Epidemiology and Postoperative Outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Jun; 7(6):e2316. View abstract
  29. Supercharged Jejunal Interposition: A Reliable Esophageal Replacement in Pediatric Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 06; 143(6):1266e-1276e. View abstract
  30. Ethical Issues Considered When Establishing a Pediatrics Gender Surgery Center. Pediatrics. 2019 06; 143(6). View abstract
  31. Verrucous venous malformations of the hand. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Oct; 44(8):850-855. View abstract
  32. Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures. Clin Plast Surg. 2019 Jul; 46(3):415-423. View abstract
  33. Long-Term Functional Upper-Extremity Outcomes in Adults with Apert Syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr; 143(4):1136-1145. View abstract
  34. Self-assessment of clinical competence with LGBT patients at a pediatric hospital. Soc Work Health Care. 2019 07; 58(6):547-556. View abstract
  35. Pediatric Replantation and Revascularization. Hand Clin. 2019 05; 35(2):155-178. View abstract
  36. Association of Surgical Risk With Exogenous Hormone Use in Transgender Patients: A Systematic Review. JAMA Surg. 2019 Feb 01; 154(2):159-169. View abstract
  37. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 11; 81(5):553-559. View abstract
  38. Public Accommodation Laws and Gender Panic in Clinical Settings. AMA J Ethics. 2018 11 01; 20(11):E1067-1074. View abstract
  39. Lymphaticovenous bypass of the thoracic duct for the treatment of chylous leak in central conducting lymphatic anomalies. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar; 54(3):562-568. View abstract
  40. Vascular Anomalies. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Dec; 43(12):1113-1121. View abstract
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. Factors Associated With Late Surgical Cancellations in Pediatric Plastic and Oral Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr; 80(4):412-415. View abstract
  44. Preoperative Embolization of Venous Malformations Using n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 May; 52(4):269-274. View abstract
  45. 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
  46. Prolonged Bleeding after a Single Leech Application in Pediatric Hand Surgery. J Hand Microsurg. 2017 Aug; 9(2):98-100. View abstract
  47. 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
  48. Fingertip Injuries in Children: Epidemiology, Financial Burden, and Implications for Prevention. Hand (N Y). 2017 07; 12(4):342-347. View abstract
  49. A Novel Free Flap Monitoring System Using Tissue Oximetry with Text Message Alerts. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Jun; 32(5):415-20. View abstract
  50. 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
  51. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  52. Composite grafting for pediatric fingertip injuries. Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1):28-33. View abstract
  53. A somatic MAP3K3 mutation is associated with verrucous venous malformation. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Mar 05; 96(3):480-6. View abstract
  54. Surgical Site Infection After Skin Excisions in Children: Is Field Sterility Sufficient? Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):136-41. View abstract
  55. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5. View abstract
  56. 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
  57. Upper extremity anomalies in Pfeiffer syndrome and mutational correlations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):654e-661e. View abstract
  58. 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
  59. Soft-tissue coverage of the hand: a case-based approach. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan; 133(1):91-101. View abstract
  60. 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):1057-1066. View abstract
  61. Presentation and treatment of macrodactyly in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2112-23. View abstract
  62. 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
  63. The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug; 123(8):2035-42. View abstract
  64. Two-stage distraction lengthening of the forearm. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Jan; 24(1):79-84. View abstract
  65. 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
  66. Refinements in pollicization: a 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep; 130(3):423e-433e. View abstract
  67. Orthopaedic case of the month: pulsatile soft tissue mass. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Nov; 470(11):3275-9. View abstract
  68. Expression analysis of macrodactyly identifies pleiotrophin upregulation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e40423. View abstract
  69. High-impact articles in hand surgery. Hand (N Y). 2012 Jun; 7(2):157-62. View abstract
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. Index finger pollicization. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Feb; 36(2):333-9. View abstract
  73. Special considerations in vascular anomalies: operative management of upper extremity lesions. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Jan; 38(1):143-51. View abstract
  74. 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):1711-1720. View abstract
  75. The corkscrew internal fixator. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct; 126(4):199e-201e. View abstract
  76. The diminishing presence of plastic surgeons in hand surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 126(3):1128. View abstract
  77. Fascial flaps for hand reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Aug; 35(8):1351-5. View abstract
  78. 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
  79. Fascial flap reconstruction of the hand: a single surgeon's 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar; 125(3):953-62. View abstract
  80. Correction of the typical cleft hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Mar; 35(3):480-5. View abstract
  81. Overgrowth conditions: a diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum. Hand Clin. 2009 May; 25(2):229-45. View abstract
  82. The subcutaneous cervicofacial flap revisited. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):149-53. View abstract
  83. Reconstruction of the upper aerodigestive tract with the submental artery flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Feb; 123(2):562-570. View abstract
  84. Hyperprolactinemia and galactocele formation after augmentation mammoplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):122-3. View abstract
  85. Scalp-tissue expansion for a chronic burn wound with exposed calvarium. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Dec; 62(12):e629-30. View abstract
  86. Abductor digiti minimi myocutaneous flap for opponensplasty in congenital hypoplastic thumbs. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1807-1811. View abstract
  87. 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
  88. Randomized controlled trials in plastic surgery: a 20-year review of reporting standards, methodologic quality, and impact. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1253-1263. View abstract
  89. Vascularized adipofascial island flap for thenar augmentation in pollicization. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1089-1094. View abstract
  90. 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
  91. 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):2020-2023. View abstract
  92. Incidence of hematoma complication with heparin venous thrombosis prophylaxis after TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Apr; 121(4):1101-1107. View abstract
  93. Complex nasal reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Feb; 121(2):15e-27e. View abstract
  94. Dexmedetomidine in aesthetic facial surgery: improving anesthetic safety and efficacy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan; 121(1):269-276. View abstract
  95. Preoperative soft-tissue distraction for radial longitudinal deficiency: an analysis of indications and outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Oct; 120(5):1305-1312. View abstract
  96. 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
  97. Nonunion after functional brace treatment of diaphyseal humerus fractures. J Trauma. 2007 May; 62(5):1157-8. View abstract