The Department of Plastic Surgery is proud to have several faculty members listed in Newsweek's Americas Best Plastic Surgeons listing. The following faculty members made it into the top 150 of their respective categories. Our chairman, Dr. Peter Rubin is listed as a top surgeon in 4 of the 5 categories! Breast Augmentation Dr. [...]
The Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is pleased to announce that the following individuals have matched to our Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program for the 2022-2023 year:
Scientific Achievement Award The Scientific Achievement Award recognizes a scientist in the Pennsylvania life sciences community who has demonstrated outstanding achievement by advancing scientific knowledge, innovation, and/or patient care in their lifetime. Ernest K. Manders, M.D. With a career that has spanned over 40 years, Dr. Ernest K. Manders has pioneered numerous technologies within the field of medical [...]
Plantar fasciitis affects 2 million patients per year. Ten percent of cases are chronic, with thickened plantar fascia. Treatment may lead to prolonged recovery, foot instability, and scar. The authors hypothesized that perforating fat injections would decrease plantar fascia thickness, reduce pain, and improve quality of life. Adults with plantar fascia greater than 4 [...]
The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Plastic Surgery had 13 faculty members listed in Americas Best Doctors list this year.The faculty members that made this year's list are:Devra B. Becker, MDAlexander J. Davit, MDCarolyn De La Cruz, MDDawn G. Wang, MDMichael L. Gimbel, MDJesse A. Goldstein, MDJeffrey A. Gusenoff, MDJoseph E. Losee, MDErnest Kelvin Manders, [...]
Dr. Guy Stofman and Dr. Barry DiBernardo led the Pitt Plastic Surgery Laser Use and Safety Certification Course. This unique course certifies both Residents and Attendings to safely and effectively operate lasres, a requirement in hospitals across the country.
Dr. Kacey Marra, Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Plastic Surgery and Professor of Plastic Surgery, was recognized at the Third Annual Celebration of Newly Promoted Women Faculty. The celebration was hled on 3/6/2019 in Wesley W. Posvar Hall and was hosted by Laurie Kirsch, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Development and Diversity, and [...]
Congratulations to the newest editions to the Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Family!
Beware the Corner Clinics That Peddle Stem Cells Stem-cell therapies hold enormous promise, but most are in early stages of development. Don’t just buy them off the street March 10, 2019 12:00 AM J. Peter Rubin and William R. Wagner Heart disease? Multiple sclerosis? Arthritis? How about chronic lung disease or even hair loss? [...]