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International Visiting Professors

The ASPS International Visiting Professors instruct Plastic Surgery Residents using their clinical, technical and educational expertise. Plastic surgery training programs benefit from the Visiting Professors' wealth of knowledge and innovative perspectives on plastic surgery represented by the Visiting Professors.

Learn more about our past International Visiting Professors!

2022-23 International Visiting Professors

C. Bob Basu, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS

Specialty: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • The Use of P4HB Surgical Mesh in Revisional Cosmetic Breast Surgery: Indications, Technical Pearls and Outcomes
  • Treatment of the Chest Wall and Upper Back in the Weight Loss Patient
  • Circumferential Body Lift and Gluteal Enhancement in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
  • Modern Day Mommy Makeovers – Optimizing Aesthetics, Safety and Outcomes

Celso E. Boechat, MD

Specialty: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery

  • The Use of Dermoglandular Inferior Flap Improving Safety in Breast Surgery With Implants
  • The Use of Dermofat Inferior Flap to Complete Cover Of Implants During Reconstructive Surgery
  • The Use of Upper Abdominal Flap to Improve Breast Reconstruction With Implants

Ernest Chiu, MD

Specialty: Reconstructive Surgery, Scar Therapy

  • Soft Tissue Filler Complication Management
  • Improving Plastic Surgery Outcomes Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Keloid Management: What Works, What Doesn't
  • Supraclavicular Flap for Head & Neck Oncologic Reconstruction

Gayle M. Gordillo, MD

Specialty: Basic and Translational Research, Wound Healing

  • Biofilms and Wound Healing
  • Hemangiomas from Bench to Bedside: Closing in on a Cure
  • Pressure Ulcers: Evaluation and Management
  • Oxygen and Wound Healing

Arun K. Gosain, MD

Specialty: Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Education and Mentorship for Residents and Junior Faculty

  • Facial Reanimation
  • Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Management of VPI
  • Mentorship and Education: Residents/Junior Faculty

Amanda Gosman, MD

Specialty: Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery

  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery Education
  • Global Surgery

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD

Specialty: Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Headache/Migraine Surgery, Pain Management, Education, Leadership

  • Five Principles to Improving Outcomes in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Evidence, Technique and Tips
  • Management of Skin and Soft Tissue During Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • The Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches
  • Multimodal Analgesia in Plastic Surgery: Core Concepts
  • Perioperative and Intraoperative Strategies for Reducing Complications in Plastic Surgery
  • Management of Seromas: Pathophysiology, Prevention and Treatment
  • The First Full U.S. Face Transplant
  • Physician Burnout

Lynn L. Jeffers, MD, MBA

Specialty: Breast Surgery (Reconstruction - Implant Based and Cosmetic), Injectables, Innovation/Technology, Leadership, Health Policy and Advocacy, Practice of Medicine, Hospital Administration, Facilitation

  • Agile Leadership: Lessons from a Pandemic
  • Breast Reconstruction in US / Breast Implant Safety / Breast Implant Registry and Data
  • Technology Topics
  • Multiple Health Policy Topics - Surprise Billing, Healthcare Delivery, etc.
  • Running Effective Meetings / Other Leadership Development Topics

Jamal A. Jomah, MD

Specialty: Aesthetic Surgery

  • Challenges of Thick Skin in Rhinoplasty
  • Grafts in Rhinoplasty
  • Lip Aesthetics (Lift, Reduction, Gummy Smile Correction)
  • Blepharoplasty and Adjuncts (Internal Browpexy and Lateral Canthopexy, Roof Resection)
  • Body Contouring and Fat Grafting

Yur-Ren Kuo, MD

Specialty: Microsurgery, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Allotransplantation, Wound Healing Reconstruction, Basic Research

  • State of the Art in Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Various Thigh Flaps for Soft Tissue Defect Reconstruction
  • Prospect and Next Frontier in Vascularized Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
  • The Treatment Strategies in Recalcitrant Chronic Wounds

Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH

Specialty: Reconstructive Surgery, Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery of the Breast

  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
  • Surgical Ergonomics
  • Difficult Problems in Breast Implant Surgery
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction and Thin Flaps

Joseph E. Losee, MD

Specialty: Cleft Surgery: Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Cleft Nose, VPI, Secondary Deformities

  • Cleft Surgery: Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Cleft Nose, VPI, Secondary Deformities
  • Crooked Nose
  • Physician Burnout, Wellbeing and Resilience

Randy B. Miller, MD

Specialty: Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Stem Cells/Regenerative Medicine

  • The Evolution of Adipose Transfer: From Macro Fat to Nanofat
  • An Introduction to Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine
  • The Importance of Inter-Specialty and Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Global Perspective

Robert X. Murphy, Jr., MD

Specialty: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Updates, Registries and Partnerships

  • Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Updates, Registries and Partnerships

Phuong D. Nguyen, MD

Specialty: Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Cleft Lip/Palate, Facial Trauma

  • Craniosynostosis - New Developments
  • Facial Reanimation and Facial Nerve Injury
  • Global Surgery - Strategies and Pitfalls
  • Craniomaxillofacial Trauma
  • Orthognathic Surgery - Tips and Tricks
  • Physician Work/Life Balance

Lee L. Pu, MD, PhD, FACS, FICS

Specialty: Fat Grafting, Breast Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • What Do We Know Now About Fat Grafting?
  • The Current Status of Regenerative Surgery
  • How to Achieve an Optimal Outcome in Lower Blepharoplasty?
  • Breast Reduction: Patient Selection and Technical Refinements
  • Free Tissue Transfer to the Lower Extremity - A Contemporary Approach
  • A Comprehensive Approach to Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer
  • The Role of Plastic Surgery at an Academic Medical Center in the United States

J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

Specialty: Aesthetic Body Contouring, Fat Grafting, Science of Fat Grafting and Stem Cells

  • Advances in Body Contouring After Weight Loss
  • Dermal Suspension Mastopexy: Reshaping the Breast in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
  • Adipose Stem Cell Biology and Applications for Regenerative Medicine
  • The Science of Fat Grafting

Steven H. Williams, MD

Specialty: Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

  • Autologous Fat Transfer - What Have We Learned?
  • Diversity in Plastic Surgery - The Way Forward
  • Social Media and the Modern-Day Plastic Surgery Patient
  • The Changing Demographics of Plastic Surgery
  • Starting a Private Plastic Surgery Practice in the Modern Era

Past Faculty