Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Additional Information Research and Publications
SPY Elite Research, June 2011 - Gathering database and analysis using SPY Elite Technology to evaluate flap perfusion and viability. Presented literature review on use of intra-operative ICG fluorescence in various operative scenarios. The goal of research is to evaluate several institutions and their experience and outcomes using SPY Elite system in breast and other reconstructive surgeries.
Volume Adjustment of Tissue Expanders in Breast Reconstruction to Optimize Fields of Radiation Therapy, May 2011 - Presented two case reports of patients undergoing immediate breast reconstruction with tissue expansion and requiring subsequent deflation to optimize radiation therapy. Provides a graphic presentation demonstrating the need for occasional volume adjustment in tissue expanders to minimize the field of radiation therapy.
Crozer Chester Medical Center, December 6, 2008 - Trauma Day Presenter, Presentation at 5th Annual Trauma Conference in Philadelphia on Management of Complex Facial Injuries
Crozer Chester Medical Center, February 2007 - Propofol Infusion Syndrome, Rare Case of Early Diagnosis and Treatment without Hemodialysis o 18 yo male with closed head injury sedated with Propofol developed rare side-effect with life-threatening arrhythmias. Pt. survived without requiring dialysis. Submission to ACOS
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006 – 2007 - Diverticular Disease and Surgical Management - Redefining Old Rules. Submission to ACOS
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2005 – 2006 - Evaluating the Impact of High-Fidelity Simulators on Undergraduate Medical Education. Submission to POMA
Personal Interests and Hobbies:
Construction Work -- Electric, Plumbing, Flooring
Sports -- Tennis, Racquetball, Golf, Table Tennis
The H. Jeffrey Tourigian, D.O. Memorial Scholarship Award