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Dr. De La Cruz Honored by Ladies Hospital Aid Society

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 [...]

Dr. Ernest Manders Awarded Title of “Professor Emeritus”

On June 27, 2018, the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh celebrated the advancement of Dr. Ernest K. Manders to the title of “Professor Emeritus.” This is a very prestigious title at the University. Not everyone who retires is honored with the degree of professor emeritus. This is a specific designation [...]

Dr. Grunwaldt is featured in article by ASPS

Dr. Grunwaldt was recently interviewed by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Photo Credit: American Society of Plastic Surgeons ""More and more men are coming to my office to have an open discussion about their insecurities," said Lorelei Grunwaldt, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh. "When I explain the wide range of surgeries [...]

2018 Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Society of Plastic Surgeons

The Pitt Plastic Surgery Department had a strong presence at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Society of Plastic Surgeons, We are delighted to announce that Pitt has once again had an incredible showing at the annual event - with a total of 14 podium presentations, an additional 20 posters [...]

Dr. Joseph Losee has been elected as the Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

"The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) has selected UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh’s Dr. Joseph E. Losee as its new chair. “This is a key leadership position in the field of plastic surgery, responsible for setting and maintaining the high standards of board certification in plastic surgery that has earned the public [...]

Plastic Surgery Department Has 8 Doctors in Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best Doctors in 2017” List

The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Plastic Surgery had 8 faculty members listed in the Pittsburgh Magazine's "Best Doctors in2017". The faculty members that made this year's list are: J. Peter Rubin, MD (Chairman) Joseph e. Losee, MD (Vice Chair) James M. Russavage, DMD, MD Carolyn De La Cruz, MD Kenneth C. Shestak, MD [...]

Regenerative Medicine Workshop In Charleston, SC

The Adipose Stem Cell Center (ASCC) and the Vascularized Composite Allotransplant and Microsurgery Lab (VCAM) represented the Plastic Surgery Department at the 2018 Regenerative Medicine Workshop in Charleston, South Carolina on March 23rd - 25th. The 2018 Regenerative Medicine Workshop focused on synergizing science, engineering, and clinical translation. The workshop is co-organized by the University [...]