Jignesh V. Unadkat, MD 2018-02-16T21:12:43+00:00

Project Description

Jignesh V. Unadkat, MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
Scaife Hall, Suite 6B, 3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

 

Jignesh V. Unadkat, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Mumbai. He then pursued basic surgical training in London, UK. Upon passing the Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England exam, he moved to United States and trained in plastic surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After completing an integrated residency in plastic surgery, he pursued a fellowship in hand surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After graduating from Hand Surgery Fellowship in 2016, he has been retained as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Plastic Surgery.

He is a founding member of The American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation and a reviewer for American Journal of Transplantation and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journals. His research interests include vascularized composite allotransplantation, Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery and development of novel technologies for drug delivery.

 

Awards

  • Best Poster. 4th Richard L Simmons Annual Day, Dept of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh 2005
  • Best Basic Science Paper. Annual resident research day, University of Pittsburgh. 2006
  • 2nd Prize Basic Science Paper. Robert H. Ivy Society and The John Staige Davis Society of Maryland 2007
  • Best Basic Science Paper. Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons in 2007
  • Best Poster. University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery Research Day 2007
  • Best Poster. University of Pittsburgh Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute Retreat 2007
  • Best Basic Science Paper. Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 2007
  • Best Paper, Plenary Session. Society of University Surgeons 2008
  • Best Basic Science Paper. American Association for Hand Surgery 2008
  • Best Overall paper. 54th Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons 2008
  • Best Overall Presentation. Annual meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons 2008
  • Best Paper in CTA. Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, All-Hands Meeting 2009
  • 2nd Prize Basic Science Paper. 55th Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009
  • 1st Prize Basic Science Paper. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009
  • 1st Prize Basic Science Paper. Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009
  • 2nd Prize Basic Science Paper. Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009
  • Best Overall Presentation. Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009
  • Best Basic Science Paper. Annual resident research day, University of Pittsburgh. 2010
  • 1st Prize Basic Science Paper. 59th Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons 2013
  • Best Overall Presentation. Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons. 2013
  • Best Basic Science Paper. Annual resident research day, University of Pittsburgh 2013
 

Best Overall Presentation. Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons.

 

2014

Best Overall Paper. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons. 2014
3rd Prize Poster Award. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons 2015