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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. Presentation and Referral Patterns in Pediatric Closed Hand Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2021 Apr 24; 15589447211008590. View abstract
  2. Gender Affirming Surgeries in Transgender and Gender Diverse Adolescent and Yong Adults: A Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Primer. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Apr 11. View abstract
  3. The role of androgens in clitorophallus development and possible applications to transgender patients. Andrology. 2021 Apr 08. View abstract
  4. Evolution, lessons learned, and contemporary outcomes of esophageal replacement with jejunum for children. Surgery. 2021 Apr 01. View abstract
  5. Digital Transfer for Hand Reconstruction in Cleft Hand and Foot Differences. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2021 Feb 17. 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. Lower Extremity Reconstruction in the Pediatric Population. Clin Plast Surg. 2021 Apr; 48(2):341-347. View abstract
  8. 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
  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. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer Disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 12; 146(6):1317-1324. 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. Lymphedema (Seminars in pediatric surgery). Semin Pediatr Surg. 2020 Oct; 29(5):150972. View abstract
  14. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep 07. View abstract
  15. Median Nerve Neuropathy following Radial Forearm Free Flap Phalloplasty: A Case Report. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Aug; 8(8):e3027. View abstract
  16. Congenital Disseminated Pyogenic Granuloma: Characterization of an Aggressive Multisystemic Disorder. J Pediatr. 2020 Jul 02. View abstract
  17. 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
  18. Piloting a Genital Affirmation Surgical Priorities Scale for Trans Masculine Patients. Transgend Health. 2019; 4(1):270-276. View abstract
  19. 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
  20. Intramuscular fast-flow vascular anomaly contains somatic MAP2K1 and KRAS mutations. Angiogenesis. 2019 11; 22(4):547-552. View abstract
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Supercharged Jejunal Interposition: A Reliable Esophageal Replacement in Pediatric Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 06; 143(6):1266e-1276e. View abstract
  25. Ethical Issues Considered When Establishing a Pediatrics Gender Surgery Center. Pediatrics. 2019 06; 143(6). View abstract
  26. Verrucous venous malformations of the hand. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Oct; 44(8):850-855. View abstract
  27. Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures. Clin Plast Surg. 2019 Jul; 46(3):415-423. View abstract
  28. Long-Term Functional Upper-Extremity Outcomes in Adults with Apert Syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr; 143(4):1136-1145. View abstract
  29. Self-assessment of clinical competence with LGBT patients at a pediatric hospital. Soc Work Health Care. 2019 07; 58(6):547-556. View abstract
  30. Pediatric Replantation and Revascularization. Hand Clin. 2019 05; 35(2):155-178. View abstract
  31. 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
  32. Double Supercharged Jejunal Interposition for Late Salvage of Long-gap Esophageal Atresia. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 11; 81(5):553-559. View abstract
  33. Public Accommodation Laws and Gender Panic in Clinical Settings. AMA J Ethics. 2018 11 01; 20(11):E1067-1074. View abstract
  34. 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
  35. Vascular Anomalies. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Dec; 43(12):1113-1121. View abstract
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Factors Associated With Late Surgical Cancellations in Pediatric Plastic and Oral Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr; 80(4):412-415. View abstract
  39. Preoperative Embolization of Venous Malformations Using n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 May; 52(4):269-274. View abstract
  40. 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
  41. Prolonged Bleeding after a Single Leech Application in Pediatric Hand Surgery. J Hand Microsurg. 2017 Aug; 9(2):98-100. View abstract
  42. 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
  43. Fingertip Injuries in Children: Epidemiology, Financial Burden, and Implications for Prevention. Hand (N Y). 2017 07; 12(4):342-347. View abstract
  44. A Novel Free Flap Monitoring System Using Tissue Oximetry with Text Message Alerts. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Jun; 32(5):415-20. View abstract
  45. 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
  46. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract
  47. Composite grafting for pediatric fingertip injuries. Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1):28-33. View abstract
  48. A somatic MAP3K3 mutation is associated with verrucous venous malformation. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Mar 05; 96(3):480-6. View abstract
  49. Surgical Site Infection After Skin Excisions in Children: Is Field Sterility Sufficient? Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):136-41. View abstract
  50. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5. View abstract
  51. 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
  52. Upper extremity anomalies in Pfeiffer syndrome and mutational correlations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):654e-661e. View abstract
  53. 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
  54. Soft-tissue coverage of the hand: a case-based approach. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan; 133(1):91-101. View abstract
  55. 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
  56. Presentation and treatment of macrodactyly in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2112-23. View abstract
  57. 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
  58. The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug; 123(8):2035-42. View abstract
  59. Two-stage distraction lengthening of the forearm. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Jan; 24(1):79-84. View abstract
  60. 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
  61. Refinements in pollicization: a 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep; 130(3):423e-433e. View abstract
  62. Orthopaedic case of the month: pulsatile soft tissue mass. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Nov; 470(11):3275-9. View abstract
  63. Expression analysis of macrodactyly identifies pleiotrophin upregulation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e40423. View abstract
  64. High-impact articles in hand surgery. Hand (N Y). 2012 Jun; 7(2):157-62. View abstract
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. Index finger pollicization. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Feb; 36(2):333-9. View abstract
  68. Special considerations in vascular anomalies: operative management of upper extremity lesions. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Jan; 38(1):143-51. View abstract
  69. 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
  70. The corkscrew internal fixator. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct; 126(4):199e-201e. View abstract
  71. The diminishing presence of plastic surgeons in hand surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 126(3):1128. View abstract
  72. Fascial flaps for hand reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Aug; 35(8):1351-5. View abstract
  73. 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
  74. Fascial flap reconstruction of the hand: a single surgeon's 30-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar; 125(3):953-62. View abstract
  75. Correction of the typical cleft hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Mar; 35(3):480-5. View abstract
  76. Overgrowth conditions: a diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum. Hand Clin. 2009 May; 25(2):229-45. View abstract
  77. The subcutaneous cervicofacial flap revisited. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):149-53. View abstract
  78. Reconstruction of the upper aerodigestive tract with the submental artery flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Feb; 123(2):562-570. View abstract
  79. Hyperprolactinemia and galactocele formation after augmentation mammoplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Feb; 62(2):122-3. View abstract
  80. Scalp-tissue expansion for a chronic burn wound with exposed calvarium. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Dec; 62(12):e629-30. View abstract
  81. Abductor digiti minimi myocutaneous flap for opponensplasty in congenital hypoplastic thumbs. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1807-1811. View abstract
  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. Vascularized adipofascial island flap for thenar augmentation in pollicization. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1089-1094. View abstract
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. 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
  88. Complex nasal reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Feb; 121(2):15e-27e. View abstract
  89. Dexmedetomidine in aesthetic facial surgery: improving anesthetic safety and efficacy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan; 121(1):269-276. View abstract
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. Nonunion after functional brace treatment of diaphyseal humerus fractures. J Trauma. 2007 May; 62(5):1157-8. View abstract