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 [...]
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.
Congratulations to the newest editions to the Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Family!
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FUTRELL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER FALL 2018
Dr. Hall-Findlay specializes in cosmetic breast and abdominal contouring surgery and is internationally recognized for her contribution to the field of plastic surgery. After receiving a BSc from McGill University in Montreal Quebec, she earned an MD degree from the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. She is board certified in plastic surgery in [...]
The Department of Plastic Surgery attended the International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgeons meeting that took place during the Plastic Surgery The Meeting in Chicago. The department was represented by 3 panelists (Drs. Lauren Kokai, Asim Ejaz, and Jeffrey Gusenoff) and the first day of programming was lead by Dr. Rubin. Dr. Kokai's talk [...]
The Futrell Society Cocktail Reception took place during Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2018 in Chicago. The Department of Plastic Surgery had a strong showing at the annual meeting and had over 60 attendees at the alumni gathering. Plastic Surgery The Meeting brings together the best and the brightest surgeons in the specialty, poised to [...]
Dr. Jeffrey Gusenoff, Professor of Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Vu Nguyen, Program Director of Plastic Surgery, received the Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award. We are so proud to have TWO of our faculty members as recipients of this prestigious award in 2018!! Dr. Allen Humphrey, was a distinguished researcher and highly regarded Medical [...]
Dr. Carolyn De La Cruz was honored at the Ladies Hospital Aid Society annual fundraiser with the "trailblazer award" for her innovative work in promoting breast cancer awareness and improving the quality of life for cancer survivors undergoing breast reconstruction. In Addition to the wonderful recognition in the Pittsburgh region, she received $20,000 to [...]