Personal Information

 Business Address:   

Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery:

BioSpa Medical Spa: 

 

3991 MacArthur Boulevard

Suites 320/340A

Newport Beach 92660

(949) 720-3888

FAX (714) 902-1101

  

 

Education

University: Boston University, Boston Massachusetts

College of Liberal Arts, B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) 1973

 

Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA ./Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts. Neuroscience  Graduate Study 1973-1974  (Health Science Technology Program) (Non-Matriculation)

 

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts M.D. (Honors) 1978

 

Postgraduate Studies: University of Virginia, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.S.  (Surgery) (Honors) 1985

 

Internship: University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Medical Center, Surgical Intern, Dr. James V. Maloney, Chief of Service, 1978-1979. 

 

Residencies: University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Medical Center, General Surgical Resident, Dr. James V. Maloney, Chief of Service, 1979-1982

 

University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Medical Center, Chief Resident in Surgery,

Dr. James V. Maloney, Chief of Service, 1981-1982

 

University of Virginia Medical Center,  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical Resident, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Maxillofacial Surgery including Chief Resident and Instructor of Plastic Surgery (1984-1985),  Dr. Milton T. Edgerton, Chief of Service, July 1983- June 1985

 

Fellowships: University of Virginia Medical Center, Microvascular and Hand Fellowship, Departments of Plastic & Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiefs of Service: Drs. Milton T. Edgerton & Frank C. McCue July 1982 to June 1983

 

University of Virginia Medical Center, Craniofacial Fellowship, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Chief of Service: Milton T. Edgerton, M.D. January 1983 to June 1983

 

University of Virginia Regional Burn Center, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Chief of Service: Richard F. Edlich, M.D., Ph.D.  Burn Fellowship, June 1984 to June 1985

 

Patents & Trademarks

Oscillating Wire Driver, United States Department of Commerce,

Patent and Trademark Office, Patent number 611010174, Issue Date: August 29, 2000

 

LITE LIFT  Trademark Serial Number: 76685581, Registration Number 3680119

January 7, 2008 filing date, Registration Date September 8, 2009, 

Entire Interest Assignee: Larry S. Nichter, MD and Jed H. Horowitz, MD, A Medical Corporation, DBA Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery

 

BIOSPA Trademark Serial Number: #: 86632677, Registration #: 5057206, Registration Date: 10-11-2016. Entire Interest Assignee: Larry S. Nichter, MD and Jed H. Horowitz, MD, A Medical Corporation, DBA Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery

 

California Breast Lift: Trademark Serial Number 87840128,  Registration number 5582557 approval. 2018. Filing date 2018-03-19 Registration Date 2018-10-09 Entire Interest Assignee: Larry S. Nichter, MD and Jed H. Horowitz, MD, A Medical Corporation, DBA, Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery

 

Honors & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1978

 

“Outstanding Surgical Resident Award”, UCLA Medical Center, 1979-1980

 

“Glancy Award” for Outstanding Plastic Surgery Resident, Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, 1983

 

American Association for Hand Surgery, Research Essay Competition, First Prize Winner, 1984

 

American College of Surgeons, Trauma Competition Second Place Winner, 1984

 

Medical Society of Virginia Outstanding House Officer Award, 1984

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Resident’s Award, Second Place Winner Research Competition, 1985

 

American College of Surgeons Trauma Regional Competition, First Prize Winner, 1985

 

Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Research Essay Competition, First Place Winner Recipient of Peter B. Samuels Award, 1985

 

American Association for Hand Surgery Research Essay Competition, First Place Winner, 1985

 

American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma Competition, Southern California Area, Best Research Paper Award, 1986

 

Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, USC Chapter, 1987

 

Pfizer Award for Medical Innovation – Runner Up Award, International Research Competition, 1987

 

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)

 

California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Big Case Award (Clinical Award for Successful Outcome of Most Challenging Case), 1988

 

Society for Surgery of the Head & Neck – 1st Prize Research Competition 1989, (Resident Sponsored Research)

 

California Society of Plastic Surgery – 1st Prize Research Competition 1989 (Resident Sponsored Research) 

 

California Society of Plastic Surgery – 2nd Prize Research Competition 1989, (Resident Sponsored Research) Orloff G*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Ultrasonication: Better Than the Traditional Surgical Scrub? 39th Annual Meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgery, Maui, HI, March 5, 1989 

 

National Student Research Forum 1989 – 1st Place Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research, 1989 (Resident Sponsored Research) Orloff G*, Nichter LS, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF: Ultrasonic Hand Cleaning vs. the Standard Surgical Scrub. 30th Annual National Student and Resident Research Forum, Galveston, TX, April 15, 1989. 

 

California Society of Plastic Surgery, Runner Up Big Case Award, 1989 (Clinical Award for Successful Outcome of Most Challenging Case) American College of Surgeons

 

American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma Competition, 1989 California Area; Best Research Paper Award “Histological Analysis of Wound Debridement Methodologies”

American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Southern California Chapter, First Prize Resident Presentation Competition (co-author), 1990

 

The Southwestern Surgical Congress – 1990 Jack Barney, M.D. Award for the Best Research Manuscript (Resident Sponsored Research) Orloff G*; Nichter LS: The effects of debridement on tissue defenses. Southwestern Surgical Congress, 42nd Annual Meeting (Received the Jack Barney, M.D. Award for the Best Submitted Manuscript) La Quinta, CA, April 25, 1990

 

California Society of Plastic Surgery – 1990 Best Audiovisual Presentation” Surgical Management of Purpura Fulminans: Pitfalls, Perils and Optimal Treatment”

 

Women in Show Business and Brighter Life for Childrens Philanthropic Organizations Special

Recognition Award, February 24, 1991

 

American Association of Hand Surgery – 1991 – Third Prize Poster Presentation  “Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap: An Experimental Study” (Co-author)

 

California Hispanic-American Medical Association – 1992 Finalist for Essay Contest “Aggressive Salvage Protocol for Pediatric Limb Salvage Complications” (Resident: P. Navarette, M.D.) Resident Sponsored Research

 

University of Virginia, Department of Plastic Surgery – 1992 Establishment of the “Larry Nichter Award for Plastic Surgical Research” Annual Cash Award and Plaque for Outstanding Plastic Surgical Research

 

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation – 1995 – Second Prize Investigator Category – Sponsor (Soheil Younai, M.D., Tai-Lan Tuan, PhD.) “Differential Response of Keloid, Hypertrophic Scar, and Normal Fibroblasts to TGF-beta”

 

Listed in “The Best Doctors in America®“, and “The Best Doctors in Pacific Region” Woodward/White Inc., Aiken, South Carolina Each year: 1996 to present (5% of MD’s awarded this peer review honor)

 

Trip Leader, Leading role for Academy Award film- Oscar  Winner for “A Story of Healing” Documentary of Interplast surgical trip to Vietnam, 1997 – Trip Leader and featured in Film.

 

International Scholar, 1999-2000, Named First Interplast Scholar:: Thailand and Sri Lanka

 

American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award for Continuing Education 2002- present.

 

Orange County Medical Association “Physicians of Excellence” Award – 2004 to present

 

Orange Coast Magazine: “Top Doctors in Orange County”: 2002  to Present

 

Super Doctors® – Peer Review Award Top 5% of Plastic Surgeons, 2008 to present (started 2008)

 

ChildHelp Philanthropic Group “Friend of Children” Humanitarian Award – Newport Beach, Orange County 2009

 

Boston University College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Inducted into the Collegium of  Distinguished Alumni – Award: Inducted October 23, 2009

 

Presidential Who’s Who® 2010 – present

 

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010 – present (<3% physicians recognized) Vitals , Inc.

 

Most Compassionate Physician Award 2011- present, American Registry, Inc

 

Patients’ Choice Award, 2010 – present

 

Boston University College of General Studies: Inducted into the Collegium of  Distinguished Alumni – Award: Inducted September 22, 2012

 

RealSelf 100 list – top 100 members honoree recognition as a leading influencer in cosmetic surgery. RealSelf is the most used internet source for aesthetic surgery information. (Less than 1% of 14,000 specialists nationally ranked by the best record of positive consumer feedback and for providing unique, valuable insights) 2012 – 2017.

 

Leading Physicians of the World, International Association of Plastic Surgeons (Top 1-2% of plastic surgeons selected) 2013 – present

 

National Academy of Plastic Surgery – Laureate of the National Academy of Plastic Surgery, Senior Consultant 2014- present

 

National Institute of Medicine, Senior Consultant 2014- present

 

Leaders in Healthcare Network – “Doctor of Excellence” Award, NY, New York. 2014 – present

 

HealthTap  Fall 2014 Top Doctor Competition: Top Cosmetic Surgeon in the Nation (First Place), Top Doctor in the Orange County Region.

 

“SUPERDOCTORS®” –  Top Plastic Surgeon Southern California, Peer review listing of top 5% of surgeons listed from inception 2014- present

 

American Society for Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting; October 19, 2015 Boston, MA: Best of Hot Topics/Emerging Technology Presentation: IDEAL Implant Double Lumen Saline Mammary Implant

 

Doctor’s Choice Award Nominee, California 2015

 

Top Plastic Surgeon Award, International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) 2015 to present

 

Top Healthcare Provider, International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP), published in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare 2016 

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons Cannon Mentor 2016 to Present

 

HealthTap Top Cosmetic Surgeon in the Orange County Region, Top Doctor Competition, Spring 2017

 

One OC 2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards Honoree April 24, 2017, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA

 

Plasticos Foundation Humanitarian Award, Costa Mesa, CA October 6, 2017

 

Modern Luxury Magazine, Newport Beach,  2018 Altruist Award, March 2017

 

Time Magazine, 2018-2019 Top Ranked Plastic Surgeon 

 

Noticed, Distinguished Doctor Designation©,  2018 to present – top 3% of physicians.

 

RealSelf Top 500 list – top 500 members honoree recognition as a leading influencer in cosmetic surgery. RealSelf is the most used internet source for aesthetic surgery information. (Less than 5% of 14,000 specialists nationally ranked by the best record of positive consumer feedback and for providing unique, valuable insights) 2018- present.

 

“Best Facelift Doctors in Los Angeles” as determined by the Cosmetic Town intelligent system: 2018

 

2019 Best PRS Paper award: “IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants: Core Study Results at 6 Years” awarded the  “BEST COSMETIC SURGERY PAPER” in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for calendar 2018. Awarded at the  Annual American Society for Plastic Surgery Meeting, San Diego,  September 2019

 

Board Certifications

Diplomate, The American Board of Surgery – 1984

 

Diplomate, The American Board of Plastic Surgery – November 1986

 

Certification, Diplomate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, by The American Board of   Surgery -1989

 

 

Certifications (Other)

Diplomat, FLEX Examination – 1979

 

Diplomat, The National Board of Medical Examiners- 1980

 

Basic Life Support, American Heart Association – 1982, 1985,1991,1993,1996,1999, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2017

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association – 1982, 1985

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association 1982-1985

 

Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgeons- 1983-1985

 

Fellow, American College of Surgeons – 1988 (FACS)

 

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics – 1989 (FAAP)

 

Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor and Operator, California Department of Public Health 

Licence  #RHC00136740 1990- Present

 

Course Certifications

Surgical Suction Lipectomy, Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia, January

– 1986

 

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Phoenix, Arizona, November – 1992

 

Midas Rex Hands-On Workshop, Midas Rex Institute, Los Angeles, April – 1993

 

Laser Physics and Clinical Use Workshop, Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine, California April- 1993

 

Advanced Wound Care Center Workshop, Instructional Course, Newport Beach, California, December – 1993

 

Facial Endoscopic Hands-on Instructional Workshop, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, California, September 1994

 

Laser Skin Resurfacing Course and Workshop, UCLA Medical Center, Sept.23, 1995

 

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand San Francisco, California, 1995

 

Laser Applications in Plastic and Dermatologic Surgery – Flashlamp, Vascular lasers, and CO2 St. Joseph Laser Center, Orange, California; January 20, 1996

 

Clinical wound Care  – Curative Courseware, curative Health Services at St. Joseph Hospital Wound Care Center, September 1997 

 

Laser Application course – Erbium: YAG laser, Hands-on Workshop – Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, May 1998

 

Laser Application course – IPL and Hair Removal Laser, Goldman MD, La Jolla Medical Spa 2005

 

Suture Suspension Techniques in Facial Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 26, 2006

 

Contour Thread Lift – Live Surgery and Didactic, Dr. Mulholland,  Los Angeles 2006

 

Advanced Sculptra techniques: Live injection workshop, Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Huntington Beach, CA  2008, 2009

 

Advanced Radiesse Injection techniques, Live injection workshop, Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Huntington Beach, CA  2008, October 2009

 

Fraxel Repair Laser: workshop: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Huntington Beach, CA  2009

 

Advances in Cosmetic Therapy – A focus on BonTA Symposium – basic and advanced injection techniques, Peter Moy, MD, Hyatt Regency, Newport Beach CA, November 19, 2009 

 

Basic CPR (Adult-Child-Infant)/ Basic First Aid, Safety Net , Huntington Beach Ca May 15, 2010, expires May 2013 (Basic CPR Basic Life Support certified since 1978)

 

Miradry (Microwave Hyperhidrosis Rx)  Live Patient Workshop, Santa Clara, CA, December 4, 2014

 

Thermi RF Injectable and Topical Treatment Live Patient workshop, Brian Kinney, MD, FACS,  Beverly Hills, CA, December 14, 2014.

 

Venus Freeze Laser Live Patient workshop: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery Newport Beach, CA, December 17-19, 2014

 

Gentlemax Pro Laser (Syneron/Candela Inc) Live Patient workshop: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery Newport Beach, CA, December 17-19, 2014.

 

Invasix Fractora (Topical and Sub Ablative RF) Live Patient Workshop: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, CA, January 5, 2015.

 

Syneron/Candela Nd:Yag and Alexandrite Laser Live Patient Workshop and Training: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, CA, January 9, 2015

 

Syneron/Candela UltraShape Ultrasound Fat Reduction Device Live Patient Workshop and Training: Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, CA  March 30, 2015

 

Cynosure/Allergan Live Patient Workshops/Training by Dr. Mulholland (including multiple lasers: Nd:Yag, Erbium, 1064, 532, 595, nm, Alexandrite, Fractional CO2, Picosure, for rejuvenation, Tattoo Removal;  Pelleve Radio Frequency RF) for skin tightening, and use of multiple fillers: Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Belotero, Non-surgical Facelift, Non-surgical Rhinoplasty, Botox, Dysport, Hyatt Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA April 24-26, 2015

 

Cynosure – Live Hands-on Workshop/Training: Pelleve RF, Icon 1540 nm, Fractional CO2, June 1, 2015, BioSpa, Newport Beach, California 

 

Miramar Labs, miraDry Microwave Hyperhidrosis treatment, Live Patient Workshop/Training: June 8, 2015, BioSpa, Newport Beach, California 

 

ThermiAesthetics Clinical Advisory Council and Life Patient Workshop/Training ThermiVa and other RF technology, Vulvovaginal Laxity,  Red Alinsod, MD, FACOG, FACS, ACGE

August 16, 2015, Laguna Beach, California

 

BTL Vanquish Selective RF System –  Hands-on Live Patient Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Workshop; August 19, 2015, BioSpa Medical Spa, Newport Beach, California

 

BTL PRP -Hands on Live Patient PRP injections and with Micro Needling  Workshop- scalp, filler applications. September 2, 2015; BioSpa Medical Spa, Newport Beach, California

 

Allergan Kybella Live Patient Workshop, American Society of Plastic Surgery, October 18, 2015;  Boston, MA 

 

Ulthera Cellfina – Hands on Live Patient Minimally Invasive Cellulite Reduction Workshop/Training August 15, 2016; Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, California.

 

RCFE (Residential Care for Elderly)  Training Certificate 80 hours, Assisted Living Assoc, Anaheim, CA September 18, 2016

 

Allergan Juvederm Volbella XC Injection Training Certification: October 17, 2016, file:///C:/Users/Larry/Downloads/Certificate.pdf

 

Nordlys Hybrid Laser System Live Patient Workshop  November 15, 2016, BioSpa, Newport Beach, California.

 

Facial Rejuvenation: Incorporating Absorbable Suspension Sutures for Repositioning & Tightening Facial Tissue at x-Medica.com,  December 13, 2016

https://x-medica.rievent.com/certificate/3779510-3oQPuU.pdf

 

Candella Syneron Laser UltaShape Power Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Live Patient Training January 4, 2017, BioSpa Medical Spa, Newport Beach, CA 

Silhouette Instalift Facial Rejuvenation: Absorbable Suspension Sutures for Repositioning & Tightening Facial Tissue Live Patient Workshop, Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, CA January 24, 2017

 

VASER Liposuction, Solta Medical, Valeant Pharmaceutical  Live patient training, May 2, 2017, Newport Center for Special Surgery, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Radiesse Hand Injection Course Certification – Online Course completed October 21, 2017

 

Viveve Inc, Viveve Vaginal Tightening/Rejuvenation, Live patient training, February 2, 2018, BioSpa, Medical Spa, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Mertz Injectable  Live Workshop- Dysport and Fillers, Newport Beach, CA August 18, 2018

 

Mertz Injectable  Live Workshop- Advanced Filler Techniques, Newport Beach, CA October 11, 2018

 

Neogen Nitrogen Plasma Live Patient Workshop, Live patient training, August 5, 2019, BioSpa, Medical Spa, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Agnes Injectable RF, Live Patient Workshop, Live patient training, August 5, 2019, BioSpa, Medical Spa, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Novathread PDO thread lift and implantable PDO threads,  Live patient training, August 6, 2019, BioSpa, Medical Spa, Newport Beach, CA.

High-Resolution Ultrasound Diagnosis, Treatment and Nerve Blocks, Hands-on Workshop, Marc Saltzman, MD, FACS, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 20, 2019, San Diego 

 

Physician and Surgeon Medical Licensure

California No. G039915 July 2, 1979 – Present

 

Virginia No.0101-034188 1982 – 1986

 

DEA License NO. AN8927999 1978 – present

 

Physician Assistant Supervisor (California) No. 5A015190 1987 to present

 

Fluoroscopy Supervisor & Operator License (California) 1992 to present

 

RCFE Certification  (Residential Care Facility for Elderly)  2016 -2018

 

Academic Appointments

Instructor, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, July 1,1984 – June 30,1985

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery,  Division of  Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California: July 1, 1985 – September    30, 1990

 

Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Department of Surgery, (tenure) Division of Plastic Surgery, 

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 1990 – July 1994

 

Clinical Professor, (Vol) Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, July 1994 – present

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California

 

Director, Plastic Surgical Research, July 1, 1985 – July 1, 1993, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 

 

Faculty, Graduate Program in Craniofacial Biology, School of Dentistry,  University of Southern California July 1, 1987- 1993

 

Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Voluntary faculty, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California at Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California 2006 to present

 

Non-Academic Appointments

 Partner, Plasticos Institute for Plastic Surgery, Four Offices (Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Orange)  Southern California    1994-2001

 

Founder and Medical Director, Wound Care Center: Fountain Care      Wound Center, 1994-1999, Orange, California

 

Founder and Medical Director, Wound Care Center, Palm Grove Health Center, 1994-1996, Garden Grove, California

                                 

St. Joseph Wound Center Orange – Staff Surgeon 1994-2004

 

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Hyperbaric Oxygen Center Attending Physician 1995-2002, Staff Surgeon 1993- 2013 

 

Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach – Hyperbaric Oxygen Center Attending Physician 1999 to 2004, Staff Surgeon 1999- present

 

Orange Coast Memorial Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA Staff Surgeon, 1993-2014

 

St.Joseph Hospital, Orange – Cosmetic Surgery Panel 1997-2004, Staff Surgeon 1993-2013 

 

Plasticos Foundation (philanthropic), Chairman Board of Directors, CEO,  President and Founder, 1998 to 2019

 

President and Founder, Plasticos Foundation, Southern California Chapter of Interplast (philanthropic) 1999 to 2004

 

President, and Co-Founder, Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery 2000 – present

 

Co-Founder and Co-Director BioSpa Medical Spa 2001 – present

 

Medical Director for Skin Care, Amadeus  Spas 2001-2006

 

Vice-Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, CA, 2003-2005

 

Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, CA (75 Plastic Surgeons) 2005-2007

 

Medical Executive Committee, Hoag Hospital 2005- 2007, 2011-2013

 

Vice Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Hospital 2009-2011

 

Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, CA  (84 Plastic Surgeons) 2011-2013

 

Plasticos Foundation (philanthropic), Board of Directors & Medical Director, 2019-present.

 

 

Teaching Responsibilities

University of Virginia College of Liberal Arts, Graduate School of Liberal Arts 1983 – 1985

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, University of Virginia Medical Center, December 1983

 

Course Instructor, University of Virginia School of Nursing 1984-1985

 

Course Director Non-Topical Graduate Research- University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts & Science 1984-1985

 

Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor University of Virginia Medical Center, January 1984 

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Course Director, December 1984

 

Course Director – Selected Topics in Research, University of Virginia College of Liberal Arts, 1983-1985

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor University of Virginia Medical Center, December 1983

 

Course Instructor- University of Virginia School of Nursing, 1984-1985

 

Core Lectures – 3rd Year University of Southern California Medical Students, 1985-1993

 

Clinical Instruction & Training – 3rd & 4th Year Medical Students, Surgical, Emergency Medicine, and Plastic Surgical Residents, Microsurgical Fellows and Pediatric Plastic Surgical Fellows, 1985 – 1993 University of Southern California

 

Laboratory Instruction, Research Design and Advisor University of Southern California,

1985 – 1993 Postdoctoral Research Fellows (3-5/yr), and Medical Students (3/yr)

 

Doctoral Thesis Advisor (2 candidates) Craniofacial Biology Program, University of Southern California, 1989-1995 : (Moe Yazdi, D.D.S. received Ph.D. 1994, and George Andrassy, Ph.D. 1995)

 

Faculty: American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Regional Review Course -UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; October 28-29,1995

 

Faculty: Limb Salvage & Reconstruction – A Multidisciplinary Approach; Plastic Surgical Educational, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; May 8-11,1996

 

Faculty: Annual Meeting American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Presented Instructional Courses “Pediatric Microsurgery”. La Costa, California, January 1997

 

Faculty, The Art and Science of Wound Healing, Boca Raton, Florida, November 12-14, 1998.

 

Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Opportunities in International Health, The Value of Humanitarianism Nov 17, 2008

 

Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA and Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (live telecast) March 2, 1010

 

Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Opportunities in International Health, March 2011

 

International Society for Plastic Surgery, Highlights in Plastic Surgery 2019 Panama City, Panama, March 13-16, 2019

 

 

Administrative Medical Responsibilities

Cancer Committee, Hospital of the Good Samaritan, 1987-1990

 

Clinical Investigations & Publications Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1986 – 1988

 

Animal Research Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, (Grant Review) 1986 – 1993

 

Trauma Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1986 – 1987

 

Product Evaluation & Standardization Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles 1986-1987

 

Bony & Soft Tissue Tumor Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1987 – 1993

 

University of Southern Calif. Medical School Admission Committee Interviewer, 1987-1989

 

Research Space Allocation, USC / Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1987 – 1988

 

Co-Director, Microsurgical and Replantation Center, Hospital of the Good Samaritan,

Los Angeles, 1989 – 1991

 

Cancer Committee, St. Joseph Hospital, Orange 1996-1999

 

Credentials Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1989 – 1991

 

Search Committee Division Head of Dentistry, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1989-1990

 

Plastic Surgery Research Council Program Committee, 1990 – 1992

Research Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1990 – 1991

 

Patent Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 1991 – 1993

 

Patient Care Monitoring Committee, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles 1992-1993

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Finance and Audit Committee, 1992-1994, 

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Education Committee, 1992 – 1994

 

American Burn Association Visiting Professor Program Sponsor for Raphael Lee, M.D., 1992-1993

 

American Society for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Scientific Program Committee, 1993

 

American Society for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Patient Education Committee, 1993

 

Plastic Surgical Education Foundation Domestic Clinical Symposia Committee, 1994-1999

 

St. Joseph Wound Care Center, Plastic Surgery Advisor, Orange, CA. 1994-2001

 

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Representative Education Committee, 1994-1996

 

California Society of Plastic Surgery – Scientific Committee, 1992-1996

 

Credentials Committee, Children’s Hospital of Orange County 1998-2001

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery – Domestic Symposia Committee, 1996-1999

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons – Research and Education Committee, 1999-2003

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Domestic Clinical Symposia Representative to PSEF 1994-1999

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Finance and Audit Committee, 2001-2003

 

Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer 2006-Present

 

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The  Humanitarian Committee, 2010- present

 

American Society for Plastic Surgery, Premier Global Hot Topics Committee, 2011 – present

 

American Society for Plastic Surgery, ASPS Emerging Trends Committee 2014- present

 

American Society for Plastic Surgery, ASPS Volunteer in Plastic Surgery (VIPS) Steering Committee 2016- present

Plasticos Foundation, 1999 – 2019, President and Founder, Chairman Board of Directors

Plasticos Foundation 2019 to present, Medical Director, Board of Directors 

 

Military Service: None

 

  

Voluntary Service

 Senior Surgeon and or Trip leader on 59 overseas Plastic Surgical missions to Central America, South America, Southeast Asia, Caribbean, Cuba, South Pacific from 1987- 2011

 

Service: Speaker, The American Cancer Society, Central and West Los Angeles, 1986-1989

 

Interplast Surgeon – San Pedro Sula, Honduras Instructor of Surgery, Congenital Deformities and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to surgical residents (U.S.) and local surgeons, October 1987, 1988

 

Interplast Surgeon – Xocenpich, Mexico Senior Surgeon and Instructor – Congenital, and Burn Deformity Reconstruction, January 1990

 

Interplast Trip Chief – Azogues/Cuenca, Ecuador, Congenital, Trauma and Burn Reconstruction, Nov.26 – Dec. 10,1991

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation Trip Chief Pohnpei and Truk, Federated States of Micronesia Congenital and Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, April 30 – May 15, 1992

 

Senior Interplast Surgeon, Lecturer and Consultant, Congenital, Trauma and Burn Reconstruction, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Saigon, Cancer Hospital & Childrens Hospital Cancer, Ablative and Reconstructive Surgery, Congenital and Trauma Care, October 1 – 21, 1992, 1994

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, Trip Chief, Pohnpei and Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, Congenital, Trauma, and Burn Reconstruction, May 14 – 31, 1993

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, Trip Chief, Yap and Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia Congenital, Trauma, & Burn Reconstruction, May 1994

 

Interplast; Senior Interplast Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn & Hand Reconstruction; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 2 – 11, 1995

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, Trip Chief, Pohnpei, and Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, Congenital, Trauma and Burn Reconstruction, May 1995

 

Interplast; Senior Interplast Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn & Hand Reconstruction; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 1996, 1998

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation; Trip Chief, Congenital, Trauma, Burn & Hand Reconstruction Kosrae and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 18 – June 1, 1996

 

Interplast; Trip Chief, Congenital, Trauma, Burn, and Hand Reconstruction – Mekong Delta, Vietnam, January 3-19, 1997. Documentary film of this trip won Academy Award (“Oscar”) for Best Short Documentary Category 1997

 

Interplast: Trip Chief, Congenital, Trauma, Burn, and Hand Reconstruction Dominican Republic February 22, 1997- March 2, 1997.

 

Interplast Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Surgery, Nicaragua, January 1997, 1999

 

Save the Children of the Andes; Senior Surgeon and Instructor, Cuenca, Ecuador May 4-13, 1997.

 

Interplast Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Nicaragua, January 7-17, 1998

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation: Trip Chief – Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction. Mindanao, Philippines, September 10-26, 1997.

 

Reconstructive Surgery Foundation: Trip Chief – Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction. Mindanao, Philippines, September 1999.

 

Plasticos Foundation and Interplast Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Portoviejo, Ecuador November 25 – Dec. 7, 2000

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Macas, Ecuador 2001

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Macas, Ecuador 2002

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Macas, Ecuador 2003

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Brazil 2003

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Visit to Cienfuegos, Cuba May 2004

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Visit, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Cienfuegos, Cuba June 2004

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Pune, India January 2005

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Cienfuegos, Cuba June 2005

 

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Coban, Guatemala September 2005

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Cienfuegos, Cuba May 2006

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction Chimaltenango, Guatemala October 2006

 

Plasticos Foundation Site trip leader:  Yogyakarta, Indonesia 2007

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Trip leader,  Siem Reap, Cambodia 2007

  

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Vientiane, Laos Jan 2008

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction San Marcos, Guatemala October 2008

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Luang Probang, Vientiane, Laos Jan 2009

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Leader, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Angkor Watt, Cambodia July 2010

 

Faculty and Presenter – Advanced International Plastic Surgical Symposia Guatemala City, December 2010

 

Plasticos  Foundation Feasibility Study Member  for  Plastic Surgical Microfinance Social Business December 2010 and February 2011  Multiple locations, Guatemala

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn, and Hand Reconstruction May 2011 Yerevan, Armenia

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, January 2012 San, Marcos, Guatemala

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, 2013 San Marcos, Guatemala

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, 2013 Mongar, Bhutan

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Senior Surgeon, Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, 2014 Ibarra, Ecuador

 

Plasticos Foundation  Site Visit to Tulcan, Ecuador and Ipiales, Colombia,  2014 

 

Plasticos Foundation  Site Visit to Kathmandu, Nepal 2014

 

Plasticos Foundation, Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon;  Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Sept-Oct, 2014  Mongar, Bhutan

 

Plasticos Foundation, Cienfuegos, Cuba Site Visit Jan-Feb, 2016

 

Plasticos Foundation, Amatilan, Guatemala Site Visit February 2016

 

Plasticos Foundation, Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon;  Congenital, Trauma, Burn and Hand Reconstruction, Cienfuegos, Cuba April 2016 (at Tertiary Pediatric Hospital).

 

Plasticos Foundation, Los Cabos Mexico Site Visit May 2016

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Post Mastectomy Breast and Cleft Lip Reconstruction Los Cabos, Mexico June 2016

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Post Mastectomy Breast and Cleft Lip Reconstruction Los Cabos, Mexico June 2017

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Visits: Santa Cruz, Bolivia – Japanese Hospital, Oncology Hospital and Childrens Hospital – September 2017

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Visits: Saenz Pena Hospital, El Chaco and San Luis Public Hospitals, Argentina – September 2017

 

Plasticos Foundation: Reshaping Lives Domestic Program – Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Fountain Valley, Sept 2017

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Acute and Delayed Burn Care, Hand. Cleft and Advanced Reconstructive Plastic Surgery: Nepal Cleft and Burn Center, Kathmandu, Nepal December 2017-Jan 2018.

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Post Mastectomy Breast and Cleft Lip Reconstruction Los Cabos, Mexico June 2018

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Advanced Reconstructive surgery: Congenital Malformations (e.g. cleft, hemangioma, hand) Pediatric and adult, tumor, post mastectomy reconstruction Saenz Pena, El Chaco District September 15-24, 2018

 

Plasticos Foundation Site Visit to Indira Gandhi Pediatric Hospital and Burn Center and  Kabul Adult Burn Center, Afghanistan October 25-2018

 

Plasticos Foundation Senior Surgeon: Advanced Acute and Delayed Burn Care, Hand. Cleft and Advanced Reconstructive Plastic Surgery: Nepal Cleft and Burn Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan 2019. (trained Nepalese and Afghan Surgeons and Anesthesiologists)

 

Plasticos Foundation Trip Chief and Senior Surgeon: Post Mastectomy Breast and Cleft Lip Reconstruction Los Cabos, Mexico June 2019

 

Society Memberships

American Medical Association, 1974 – 2003

 

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1978 to present

 

American College of Surgeons, 1979 to present

 

California Medical Association –1985- 2005

 

Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1986-1994

 

Los Angeles Hand Society, 1988-1993

 

California Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1988 to present

 

Los Angeles Pediatric Society, 1988-1997

 

Los Angeles Academy of Medicine, 1989-1993

 

Los Angeles Surgical Society, 1991- 1997

 

The New York Academy of Sciences, 1994-1998

 

Orange County Medical Association, 1994 – to present

 

Orange County Plastic Surgical Society 1994- to present

 

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1997 to present

 

The American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1994 to present

 

The Wound Healing Society, 1994 to present

 

American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1994 to present

 

American Society for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, 1993 to present (elected Lifetime Member 2010)

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1993 – 1998

 

Frank McCue Society, 1992 to present

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 1991 to present

 

Society for Head & Neck Surgery, 1991- 1998 (name change Am H&N Society in 1998)

 

American Head and Neck Society, 1998 to present (elected Lifetime Member 2010)

 

Medical Surfing Association, 1990 to present

 

American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, 1989 to present

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1988 to present (elected Lifetime Member 2009)

 

Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, 1988 to present (elected Lifetime Member  

2009)

 

Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, 1988 – 1997

 

Interplast, International Organization, 1988 to 1999

 

American Academy of Pediatrics, 1988 to present

 

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1987 to present (elected Lifetime Member 2009)

 

American Cleft Palate Association, 1987 to 2007

 

Plastic Surgery Research Council, 1987 to present

 

American Burn Association, 1987 – 1998

 

Edgerton Society, 1982 to present

 

McCue Society 1982 to present

 

National: American Society for Head and Neck Surgery 1999 to present

 

Boston University College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Academy and Collegium of  Distinguished Alumni 2009 to present

 

USC Plastic Surgical Society – 2009 (society start date ) – to present

 

International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) 2014 – present

 

Regional Affiliations     

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Craniofacial and Cleft Team 1985-1993

 

Gwathney Research Foundation, Richmond, Virginia Invited Reviewer, 1985

 

Women in Show Business, Philanthropic Organization for Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery, 1989-1992

 

Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau Medical Advisory Board, 1992-1993

 

Millers Children’s Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Hospital Craniofacial and Cleft Team 1993-2006

 

Childrens Hospital Orange County, Craniofacial and Cleft Team, 1993-2006

 

Hoag Foundation 552 Club 2006-2007

 

Visiting Professor Stanford University Nov 17, 2009, March 2010, November 2010, March 2011 International Health Opportunities (Graduate and Undergraduate)

 

The Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer (two-year terms) 2007-2020

 

 

National Affiliations

National Board of Medical Examiners, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Plastic Surgery

In-service Examination Committee, 1986-1991 (Hand, Extremities, and Microsurgery)

 

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Scholarship Contest Committee, 1988 – 1989

 

National Board of Medical Examiners, Plastic Surgical Educational Foundation Chairman, Committee on Hand, Extremities and Microsurgery

 

Plastic Surgery In-service Examination, 1989-1990, 1990-1991

 

Plastic Surgical Research Council – Program Selection Committee, 1990 – 1992

 

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Program Selection Committee, 1993

 

The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Head & Neck, Aesthetic & Functional Question Preparation for ABPS Qualifying (Written) Examinations, 1993-1994

 

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery – Education Committee, 1992-1996; Domestic Clinical Symposia Representative to PSEF, Finance and Audit Committee, 1992-1994. 2001-2003

 

Plastic Surgical Education Foundation – Clinical Symposia Committee, 1994-1998

 

Plastic Surgical Education Foundation – Public Education Committee, 1994-1996

 

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery – Clinical Symposia Committee Representative 1994-1998

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons – Research and Education Committee 1999-2001

 

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons – Voluntary International Program (VIP) 2010- present

 

Federal Drug Administration Investigator for New Technology Saline Implant 2008 to present

 

Healthtap – Online Patient Information – Review Board 2015 to present

 

American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s Reviewer – 2017

 

International Affiliations: Advisor/Consultant 

Saigon Cancer Institute, Vietnam, 1992 – 1997

 

University of Guayaquil, Ecuador, Department of Plastic Surgery Post Graduate Faculty  1995-2004

 

President, CEO, and Founder, Plasticos Foundation 1999- present

 

Advisor: Ninos Chicanos – San Marcos, Guatemala – Surgical Social Business Microfinance initiative 2010- 2014

 

Advisor: Angeles en la Tierra – Guatemala City, Guatemala – Surgical Social Business Microfinance initiative 2010- present

 

Editorial Boards: Associate Editor, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1990 – 1993

 

Editorial Advisory Board, Resident & Staff Physician, 1991-1995

 

Reviewer, Plastic Surgery and Modern Techniques, Gavin Publishing 2017 – present

 

Ad Hoc

Reviewer: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1985 – 1996, 2000 -2006 

 

Reviewer: Annals of Plastic Surgery 1986 – 1990, 1994 – 2006

 

Research Interest & Activities

Biology of Wound Healing and Scarring

Research Interest: Microvascular Physiology

Bone Substitutes and Fixation devices

Breast Implant Technology

Histological Analysis of Wound Debridement Methods

Ultrasonic Cleansing of Intact Skin

The Effects of Debridement on Tissue Defenses

Wound Tensile Strength Versus Debridement Method

Molecular Mechanism of TGF-beta in Fibrosis Formation During Wound Repair

 

Research Grants & Awards

Jeffress Trust Research Grant Award (1983 – 1984) A Comparison of Autogenous Versus Synthetic Micrografts in Microvascular Surgery $12,000.00

 

Upjohn Research Grant Award (1983 – 1984) The Role of Ibuprofen in the Management of Critical Skin Flaps $6,000.00

 

Upjohn Research Grant Award (1984 – 1985) The Use of Antiplatelet Agents in the Salvage of Random Flaps: A Search for an Effective Postoperative Agent $3,000.00

 

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (1985 – 1986) Ultrasonic Wound Debridement; Bacterial Reduction Study $18,000.00

 

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (1986 – 1987)“Treatment of Hydrocephalus by Omental Transfer to the Brain” $20,000.00

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons Research Grant (1987-1988) ‘The Omental Shunt” 3,000.00

 

University of Southern California Faculty Research and Innovation Fund (1987-1988)- Approval without funding – ‘The Treatment of Hydrocephalus by Omental Transfer to the Brain” 

 

USC Faculty Research and Innovation Grant (1987-1988) “Ultrasonic Wound Debridement: Particulate Matter Studies” $13,000.00

 

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (1988 – 1989) “Efficacy of Hand Cleansing Techniques: A Comparison Between Ultrasonication and Traditional Surgical Scrub” $16,500.00

 

Iomed Research Grant (1988 – 1989) $2,000.00 “Clinical Efficacy of lontophoresis of Lidocaine with Epinephrine Through Intact Skin”

 

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles / USC Medical Student Research Fellowship Grant (1989) Nam Tran, Harvard Medical School) $1,100.00

 

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles / USC School of Medicine (1990) Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship Training Grant (Garo Kassabian, USC School of Medicine) $1,100.00

 

Summer Oncology Fellowship Grant for Medical Students (Sponsor) (Summer 1990) Advances in Limb Salvage Reconstructive Surgical Techniques (Joseph Reniere, New Jersey Med. College) $ 1,100.00

 

March of Dimes Medical Student Research Grant Sponsor (1990), (Suzanne Trott, University of Virginia) Summer, Craniofacial Facial Bone Substitute Research $ 1,500.00

 

Microsurgical Program Development Grant, Hospital of the Samaritan, 1989-1991 (Co-Administrator) $500,000.00

 

Kaiser Permanente Research Grant (Jan – Dec 1990) Assessment of Microcirculatory Changes Using the Duplex Scanner (Co-investigator) $ 3,080.00

 

Plastic Surgery Research Council,  (1991) The Effect of TGF-Beta on Keloid Fibroblasts in Fibroplasia (Co-Investigators with Drs. S. Downey, and T. Tuan) $3000.

 

Michael Jackson Foundation (1991) Wound Management Studies, $10,000.00

 

Childrens Hospital L.A. / USC School of Medicine (1991) Summer Oncology Fellowship Grant for Medical Student (sponsor) Michael Ryan (University of Southern California” Management of Limb Salvage Complications” $1,100.00

 

Fritz E. Burns Foundation,  Co-Investigator with Tai-Lan Tuan, Ph. D.-1(992) “Burn Wound Management Studies”, “Modulation and Fibroblast Characterization of Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars” $86,500.00

 

Summer Oncology Fellowship Grant for Medical Students (sponsor) Summer (1992), “Reconstructive Protocols for Pediatric Cancer Patients”, (Chona Alvarez – Northwestern Medical School) $1,100.00

 

Tyra, Incorporated,(1992-1993), Co-Principal Investigator (w/ Marcel Nimni, Ph.D.) “Principles of Skin Hydration” $18,000.00

 

National Institute of Health (1993), Clinical Investigator Participant Pharyngoplasty vs. Pharyngeal Flaps for Velopharyngeal Incompetence- A Multi-Institutional Study $1,200,000.00

 

Summer Oncology Fellowship Grant for Medical Students (Sponsor)Summer 1993 ‘Spectrum and Management of Recurrent Fibromatoses” (Matthew McKay, Cornell Medical School) Summer 1993 Wound Complications vs. Limb Salvage Success” (Hilda Sharifi-Nia, Calle Universidad, Puerto Rico)  $ 2,200.00

 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (1993-1994) – Co-Investigator ‘A Comparison of Synthetic Osteogenic Materials for Substitution of Iliac Crest Cancelous Bone in Alveolar Bone Graft Surgery” (w/ Stephen L-K Yen, DMD, PhD) $20,000.00

 

Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Grant (1996-1997), Co-Investigator and Sponsor with Tai L. Tuan Ph.D: Relationship between TGF B and Keloid formation  $20,000.00

 

Schneider Electric Corp: for Plasticos Foundation San Marcos, Guatemala Training Mission: (2008) $50,000.

 

Variety Childrens Lifeline Grants for Plasticos Foundation :Volunteer Training Missions: (2007) – 2014 Chi Chimaltenango,Guatemala and site visits to  Siem Reap Cambodia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia  – $75,000

 

Variety Childrens Lifeline 2008 Vientiane, Laos – $50,000 2008

 

Allergan Foundation Unrestricted Grant, for Plasticos Foundation Volunteer Training missions (September 8, 2008) $7,500.00

 

Variety Childrens Lifeline Grants for Plasticos Foundation :Volunteer Training Mission (2009) –Luang Probang, Laos- $65,000

 

1-800-Radiator Corporation/ US Auto Parts and private grants (2009-2011): for future Plasticos Foundation Training Missions to Cuba $200,000.

 

Variety Childrens Lifeline Grants for Plasticos Foundation :Volunteer Training Mission (2010 )- Angkor Watt, Cambodia – $30, 000

 

Variety Childrens Lifeline Grants for Plasticos Foundation :Volunteer Training Mission (2011 )- Angkor Watt, Cambodia –  $10, 000

 

1-800-Radiator Corporation/ US Auto Parts and private grants (2011-2012) – Feasibility grant for Social Business Microfinance Reconstructive Surgical Initiative Guatemala $55, 000

 

Kiva Experimental Partnership Grant – Establishment of Reconstructive Surgical Business (2012-2013) $20,000.

 

Huntington Beach Rotary June 2014  grant for Bhutan Medical Mission 2014 $1000

 

Allergan Foundation September 2015 Community Grant to Plasticos Foundation for  Direct Patient Care and Reconstructive Surgical Training. $10,000

 

Allergan Foundation 2016 General Use Grant for Plasticos Foundation. $50,000.

 

RealSelf Fellowship Grant 2016 for Plasticos Foundation Mission use $10,000

 

Edwards Lifesciences Grant 2016 for Plasticos Foundation Mission use $5000

 

 

 

Publications & Peer Reviewed Journals

(* indicates trainee,  fellow or resident)

1.Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Baker JD; Busuttil RW; Barker W; Moore WS: Femoropoliteal tibial bypass: What price failure? American Journal of Surgery 1982; 144115-123.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Busuttil RW: Update on the Management of De Novo Adult Intussusception. Current Surgery 1983; 40:186-193.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Freischlag JA*: Emergency Operation in the True Hermaphrodite. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics 1983; 156:493-496.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Tompkins RK: Three histologically different benign liver tumors in a single patient. Surgical Gastroenterology 1983; 2:277-282.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Tremper KK; Wilson SE: Intraoperative transcutaneous oxygen monitoring during an intraoperative cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 1983; 10:213-218.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Harman DM*; Morgan RF; Edlich RF: Cephalosporin induced toxic epidermal necrolysis. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 1983; 4:385-360.

 

  1. Bryant CA; Hoffman GE; Nichter LS: Intravenous lidocaine: Pitfalls and perils. Western Journal of Medicine 1983; 139:528-530.

 

  1. Freischlag JA*; Nichter LS; Thompson JE; Dayton M; Tompkins RK: Cholecystocholedochal fistulas: A review of the literature with four new cases. Surgical Gastroenterology 1983; 2:19-26.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Stein J; Edgerton MT: Combined free flap and local muscle flap for lower extremity salvage. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1983; 11:71-73.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Dufresne C; Lambruschi P; Edgerton MT: Rapid management of persistent seromas by sclerotherapy. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1983; 11:233-236.

 

11.Nichter LS; Morgan RF; McIntire M; Edlich RF; Edgerton MT: Early ambulation after skin grafting of depressed wounds of the leg. American Journal of Surgery 1983; 146:283-284.

 

12.Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Nichter MA: The impact of Indian methods for total nasal reconstruction. Clinics of Plastic Surgery 1983; 10:635-647.

 

  1. Bryant CA; Rodeheaver GT; Reem E*; Nichter LS; Kenney JG; Edlich RF: Search for a non-toxic surgical scrub for periorbital lacerations. Annals of Emergency Medicine 1984:13:317-321.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Seminoma in a 46,XX True Hermaphrodite With Positive H-Y antigen. Cancer 1984:53:1181-1184.

 

  1. Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Friedman HI; McCue PC: Rodeo roping thumb injuries. Journal of Hand Surgery 1984; 9A:178-180.

 

  1. Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Edlich RF: Coping with accidental hypothermia. Geriatric Consultant, 1984,2:11-13.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Kenney JG; Morgan RF; Tribble C*; Rodeheaver GT; Edlich RF: Injuries due to commercial electrical current. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 1984; 5:124-237.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*; Morgan RF; Rodeheaver GT; Edlich RF: Quantification of experimental skin flap survival: A computer based model. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1984; 73:684-686.

 

  1. Friedman HI; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: Subepineural pacinian corpuscle: A cause of digital pain. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1984; 74:699-701.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Persing JA; Van Meter CH*; Kenney JG: Burns of the head and neck. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America 1984; 17:361-388.

 

21.Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Harman DM*; Horowitz JH; Edlich RF: Use of the trapezius musculocutaneous flap for head and neck reconstruction: Potential Pitfalls. Head and Neck Surgery 1984; 7:129-134.

 

  1. Horowitz JH; Persing JA; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: Galeal/pericranial flaps in head and neck reconstruction: Anatomy and application. American Journal of Surgery 1984; 148:478-497.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Quantifying skin-flap survival. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1984; 74:729-730.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*: Quantitative assessment of skin flap survival. Reply. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1984; 74:848-849.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Edlich RF: Efficacy of burn surface area estimation from diagrams: A need for computer assistance. Journal of Trauma 1985; 25:477-481.

 

26.Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Edgerton MT: Successful replantation in the face of absent venous drainage:An experimental study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1985; 75:686-691.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*; Edgerton MT: Efficacy of topical nitroglycerin for random-pattern skin flap salvage. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1985; 75:847-852.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Williams J*; Bryant CA; Edlich RF: Improving the accuracy of burn surface estimation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1985; 76:428-432.

 

29.Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Kenney JG; Friedman HI; Edlich RF: Management of burns of the head and neck. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 1985; 6:20-38.

 

30.Haines PC*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Horowitz JH; Edgerton MT: A digital replantation model. Microsurgery 1985; 6:70-72.

 

31.Nichter LS; Haines PC*: Arterialized venous perfusion of composite tissue. American Journal of Surgery 1985; 150:191-196.

 

  1. Edlich RF Horowitz JH Rhejean KD*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF: Heterotopic calcification and ossification in the burn patient. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 1985; 6:363-368.

 

  1. Horowitz JH; Nichter LS; Kenney JA; Morgan RF: Lawn Mower injuries in children: An algorithm for reconstructing the lower extremity. Journal of Trauma 1985; 25:1138-1146.

 

  1. Morgan RF, Terranova W, Nichter LS, Edgerton MT. Entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity. Am Fam Physician. 1985 Jan;31(1):123-34.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Wilder BJ; Silloway KA; Nichter LS; Bryant CA:: Quality assessment of tetanus prophylaxis in the wounded patient. Am Surgeon 52:544-547,1986.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Persing JA; Horowitz JH; Morgan RF; Nichter MA; Edgerton MT: External cranioplasty: Historical perspectives. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1986; 77:325-332.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*; Edgerton MT: Augmentation of critical skin flap survival following ibuprofen therapy. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1986; 16:305-321.

 

  1. Edlich RF, Kenney JG, Morgan RF, Nichter LS, Friedman HI, Rodeheaver GT: Antimicrobial Treatment of minor soft tissue lacerations: A Critical Review. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 1986:4(3): 561-80.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Haines PC*; Nichter LS; Silloway KA*; Morgan RF: Pseudofolliculitis Barbae with Keloids. Journal of Emergency Medicine 1986; 4:283-286.

 

  1. Persing JA; Nichter LS; Jane JA; Edgerton MT: External Cranial Vault Molding After Craniofacial Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1986; 17:274-283.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Discussion of the Venous Skin Graft Method for Repairing Skin Defects of the Fingers. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 1987; 79:249-250.

 

42 Nichter LS; Goldstein LJ* ; Bush AM; Reinisch JF; Sloan GM: A Simple Method for Preventing Misplaced Electrocauterization. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1987; 80:307.

 

43.Nichter LS; Horowitz JH; Sherman R; Morgan RF: The Omentum as an Untapped Reservoir for Microvascular Grafts. Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 1987; 165:365-366.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Thomas D*; Atkinson J; Reinisch JF; Sloan GM: Scalp Infections in Black Children: Think Kerion. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1987; 80:717-719.

 

  1. McDonald S*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Efficacy of debridement and primary closure of contaminated wounds: A comparison of methods. Surgical Forum 1987; 38:634-635.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Miller JH; Bolton LL*; Saber WL*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Diagnosis, three dimensional imaging and injection therapy of childhood hemangiomas: A three part clinical study. Surgical Forum 1987; 38:602-806.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Miller JH; Nichter LS; Saber WL*; Bolton LL*: Radionuclide imaging and intralesional corticosteroid therapy of childhood hemangiomas. Plastic Surgery Forum 1987; 10:232-233.

 

  1. Nichter LS; McDonald S*; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Koudsi MS*: Efficacy of debridement and primary closure of contaminated wounds following ultrasonic debridement. Plastic Surgical Forum 1987; 10:46-68.

 

49.Nichter LS; Williams J*: Ultrasonic wound debridement. Journal of Hand Surgery 1988; 13a:142-146.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Kenney JG; Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Friedman HI; Rodeheaver GT: Antimicrobial Treatment of Minor Soft Tissue Lacerations: A Critical Review. Emergency Clinics of North America 1988; 4:561-580.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bolton LL*: Reconstruction and rehabilitation following traumatic hemipelvectomy. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988; 20:326-330.

 

  1. Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Baker JD; Busuttil R; Moore WS: Cost of treating advanced leg ischemia. Archives of Surgery, 1988; 123:495-496.

 

  1. Abrams RS*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM, Holdridge S: Electrolyte changes caused by hydrotherapy in purpura fulminans. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, 1988, 9:48-49.

 

  1. Horowitz JH; Nichter LS; Stark D*: Dermabrasion of traumatic tattoos: Simple, inexpensive, effective. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988; 21:257-259.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Reinisch JF; Morwood D*: The Use of Wall suction as a Lipoaspirator. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988; 21:261-263.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morwood D*; Reinisch JF, Sloan GM: An efficient device to collect bone dust. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988; 21:260.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Computer Assisted Burn Care. Surgical Clinics of North America 1988; 68:877-886.

 

  1. Sloan GM: Bolton LL*; Miller JH; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS: Radionuclide-labelled red blood cell imaging of vascular malformation in children. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988; 21:236-241.

 

 

  1. Barton D*, Sloan GM, Nichter LS, Reinisch JF: The Hair-Thread Tourniquet Syndrome.

Pediatrics 1988; 82:925-928.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*: Efficacy of verapamil for extending random skin flap survival. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1988:21:242-245.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bolton LL*; Reinisch JF; Sloan GM: Massive subgaleal hematoma resulting in skin compromise and airway obstruction. Journal of Trauma 1988; 28:1681-1683.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Miller JH; Barton D*; Gabriel KW*; Bindiger M*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Direct assessment of microvascular blood flow by radionuclide emission vascular (REV) scans. Plastic Surgical Forum 11:59-61,1988.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bindiger A*: Improving Micrograft Patency. Microsurgery 1988; 9:235-241.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Abrams R*: Keloid formation after cleft lip repair. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1988;82:923-924.

 

  1. Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Nichter LS, Saber WL*, Lew K*, Morwood DT*: Intralesional corticosteroid therapy for infantile hemangiomas. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1989; 83;459-467.

 

  1. Nichter LS, McDonald S*, Gabriel K*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF: Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds – A Comparison of Debridement Methods. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1989, 23:224-230.

 

  1. Morwood DT*; Nichter LS; Wong V*: An unusual complication of an open head injury: Coccidioidal meningitis. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1989,23:437-441.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Orloff G ; Gupta BR ; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Ultrasonication: Better Than the Traditional Surgical Scrub? Plastic Surgical Forum 1989; 12:233-234.

 

  1. Barton DJ ; Sloan GM; Miller JH; Allwright S*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Distinguishing soft tissue hemangiomas from vascular malformations with Technetium labeled red blood cells. Plastic Surgical Forum,1989;12:222-224.

 

  1. Jones TR ; Kaulbach H Nichter LS; Edlich RF; Cantrell R: Efficacy of antibiotic mouthwash in contaminated head and neck surgery. American Journal of Surgery 1989; 158:324-327

 

  1. Yazdi M*, Nichter LS, Sredjajar R*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Kosari K , Nimni ME: Demineralized bone matrix/polydioxanone composite as a substitute for bone grafting. Surgical Forum 1990, 41 :653-656.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Gupta R*: Liposuction of Giant Lipoma. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1990; 24:362-365.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Reinisch JF, Sloan GM, Downey SE*, Lee J: Microvascular Tissue Transfers in Children.

Plastic Surgical Research Forum 1990,13:42.

 

  1. Orloff G*, Sloan GM, Slavin BG, Nichter LS, Downey S*, Reinisch JF: Quantitative Analysis of Transplanted Autologous Free Fat Grafts. Plastic Surgical Research Forum 1990,13:72-73.

  

  1. Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Nichter LS, Downey SE*: Surgical Treatment of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Pharyngoplasty vs. Pharyngeal Flap. Plastic Surgical Research Forum 1990,13:128-129.

 

  1. Backus AM; Nichter LS; Halpern D; Koudsi B: West B; Reinisch J: Suitability of the rat femoral vessel as a microsurgical model. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1990, 86:1042-1043.

 

  1. Morwood DT*, Nichter LS, McComb JG, Miller J, Bindiger A*, Hyman S*: The Treatment of Hydrocephalus with an Omental Transfer to the Brain: An Experimental Study in Rabbits.

Plastic Surgical Research Forum 1990, 13;159-161.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Bindiger A*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Wong VK*: Purpura Fulminans Reconstruction: Perils, Pitfalls and Optimal Management. Plastic Surgical Research Forum 1990,13:275-276.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morwood D*; Williams GS; Spence R: Expanding the limits of composite grafting: A case report of successful nose replantation assisted by hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1991,87:337-340.

 

  1. West BR*, Nichter LS, Halpern D*: Leech Therapy: When Once is Not Enough. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 1991, 2:197-200.

 

8`. Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap, An Experimental Study. Hand Surgery Forum 1991, 61-62.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Giant Lipoma Liposuction: A reply. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1991, 26:294-295.

 

  1. Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Zemel NP, Ashworth CR, Kassabian G*: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap in Replanted Rats Feet. Plastic Surgical Forum 1991, 14:481-484.

 

84.Reinisch JF, Morwood D*, Sloan GM, Nichter LS, Downey S: Lip Reconstruction in Children with Congenital Vascular Lesions. Plastic Surgical Forum 1991, 14:384.

 

  1. Zeltzer L, Regalado M*, Nichter LS, Barton D*, Jennings S*, Pitt L*: Iontophoresis Versus Subcutaneous Injection: A  Comparison of Two Methods of Local Anesthesia Delivery in Children. Pain 1991, 44:73-78.

 

86.Zhou, Z, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Zemel NP, Ashworth CR, Kassabian G: Restoration of Venous Outflow by Simultaneous Creation of Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap Using a Rat Model of Foot Replantation. Microsurgery 1992,13:48-55.

 

87.Nichter LS: Reconstruction following hemipelvectomy. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1992, 28:590-592.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Yazdi M*, Kosari K*, Sridjaja R*, Ebramzadeh E*, Nimni ME: Demineralized Bone Matrix (DMB) / Polydioxanone (PDS) Composite as a Substitute for Bone Graft: A Comparative Study In Rats. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 1992, 3:63-69.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Richlin S*, Navarette PM*, Kosari K*: A Better K-Wire Driver. Plastic Surgical Forum 1992, 15:65-67.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Klingman RR: Re: Traumatic Hemipelvectomy. Author’s Reply: Annals of Plastic Surgery 1992, 28:590-592.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Richin S*, Navarette PM*, Kosari K*: The Biomechanical Efficacy of An Oscillating K-Wire Driver. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1992, 29:289-292.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Bindiger A*, Morgan RF: Non-Orthopaedic Use of the Fracture Table.

Annals of Plastic Surgery 1992, 29:376-377.

 

  1. Wellisz T, Sherman R, Nichter L, Romano J, Chandrasekhar B, Lorant J: Use of the Extended Deep Inferior Epigastric Flap for Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1993, 30:405-410.

 

94.Nichter LS, Chapin SD*, Wells W, Downey SE: Chest-Wall Reconstruction for Spondylocostal Dysostosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1993, 92:746-748.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Menendez L: Reconstructive Considerations for Limb Salvage. Clinics of North America, Orthopedic Surgery ,1993, 24:511-521.

 

  1. West BR , Nichter LS, Halpern D*: Nimni, ME, Cheung DT, Zhou Z-Y Ultrasonic Debridement of Trabeculated Bone, Effective and Traumatic. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1994, 93: 561-566.

 

  1. West BR*, Nichter LS, Halpern D*: Emergent Reuse Leech Therapy: A Better Method. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1994, 93:1095-1098.

 

  1. Younai S, Nichter LS, Nimni ME, Tuan T-L: Differential responsiveness of keloid, hypertrophic scar, and normal fibroblasts to TGF-beta. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1994, 33:148-154.

 

  1. McDonald S*; Nichter LS: Debridement of bacterial and particulate contaminated wounds. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1994, 33:142-147.

 

  1. Koudsi B, Petti CA, Halpern DE*, Backus A*, Nichter LS: Assessment of acute microcirculatory changes by color Doppler sonography. Journal of Hand Surgery, 1994,19:488-494.

 

  1. Zhou ZY, Nichter LS, West BR*, Navarette PM*: Evaluation of a Temporary Arteriovenous Shunt to Establish Neovascularization in a Musculocutaneous Flap: An Experimental Study. Microsurgery, 1994,15:63-69.

 

  1. Jazayeri MA*, Nichter LS, Wellisz T, Zhou ZY, Cheung DT: Comparison of Various Delivery Systems For Demineralized Bone Matrix in a Rat Cranial Defect Model. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, July  1994, 5(3): 172-178.

 

  1. Younai S, Nichter LS, Wellisz T, Reinisch J, Nimni ME, Tuan T-L: Modulation of Collagen Synthesis by Transforming Growth Factor-B in Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Fibroblasts. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1994, 33:148-154.

 

  1. Koudsi B*, Petti C, Halpern D*, Backus A*, Nichter LS: Assessment of Acute Microcirculatory Changes by Computed Doppler Sonography, The Journal of Hand Surgery 1994; 19A: 488-494

 

  1. Nichter LS, Jazayeri MA*,: Physiological Basis for Non Conventional Vascular Perfusion. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1995, 2:406-412.

 

106.Younai S*, Venters G, Vu S, Nichter LS, Nimni ME, Tuan T-L: Role of Growth Factors in Scar Contraction: An In Vitro Analysis. Annals of Plastic Surgery 1996, 36:495-501.

 

  1. Younai S*, Nichter LS, Wellisz T, Reinisch J, Nimni M, Tuan T-L: Modulation of Collagen Synthesis by Transforming Growth Factor-B in Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Fibroblasts. Year Book of Plast. Recons. Aesth. Surg., 1996; 384-385.

 

  1. Tuan T-L, Zhu JY, Sun B, Nichter LS, Nimni ME, Laugh W: Elevated levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 may account for the altered fibrinolysis by keloid fibroblasts. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 1996,106:1007-1011.

 

  1. Tuan T-L, Nichter LS: The Molecular basis of keloid and hypertrophic scar formation. Molecular Medicine Today, 1998, 4 (1) 19-24.

 

110.Morwood DT*, Nichter LS, Hyman S* , Bindiger A*, Miller J, McComb JG: The Treatment of Hydrocephalus with an Omental Transfer to the Brain: An Experimental Study in Hydrocephalic Rabbits Annals of Plastic Surgery 1999, 42 (2), 174-179.

 

  1. Turk AE, Thorne CH, McCarthy J, Nichter LS:, Moebius Syndrome: The New Finding of Hypertrophy of the Coronoid Process, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 1999, 10(1):93-96.

 

  1. Edlich RF, Hill LG, Mahler CA, Cox MJ, Becker DG, Horowitz JH, Nichter LS, Martin ML, Lineweaver WC: Management and Prevention of Tetanus. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 2003, 13 (3) 139-154.

 

  1. Edlich, R.F., Cox, M.J., Becker, D.G., Horowitz, J.H., Nichter, L.S., Britt, L.D., et al. (2004). Revolutionary advances in sun-protective clothing – an essential step in eliminating skin cancer in our world. Journal of Long-term Effects of Medical Implants, 2004, 14(2), 95-106

 

  1. Edlich RF, Winters KL, Lim HW, Cox MJ, Becker JH, Nichter LS, Britt LD, Long WB: Photoprotection by sunscreens with topical antioxidants and systemic antioxidants to reduce sun exposure. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Implants 14(4): 317-40, 2004

 

  1. Edlich RF,Winters KL, Cox MJ, Becker DG, Horowitz JH, Nichter LS, Britt LD, Long WB, Edlich EC: Use of UV-Protective Windows and Window Films to aid in the Prevention of Skin Cancer. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Implants 14(5): 415-30, 2004

 

  1. Edlich RF, Winters KL, Cox MJ, Becker DG, Horowitz JH, Nichter LS, Britt LD, Edlich TJ, Long WB: National Health Strategies to Reduce Sun Exposure in Australia and the United States. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 2004

 

  1. Edlich RF, Borel L, Jensen HG, Winters KL, Long WB, Gubler, Buschbacher R, Becker DG, Chang DE, Nichter LS, Berenson S, Britt LD, Tafel JA: Revolutionary Advances in Medical Waste Management. The Sanitec System. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 16(1), 1-10, 2006. 

                  

  1. Edlich RF, Borel L, Jensen HG, Winters KL, Long WB, Gubler KD, Corson MA, Greene JA, Chang DE,  Korngold J, Chitwood WR, Lin KY,Nichter LS, Berenson S, Britt 113. LD, Tafel JA: Avian Flu Pandemic in the United States. The Sanitec Industry Solution. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 16(3), 205-206, 2006

 

  1. Nichter LS,  Mueller MA*, Burns RG, Stallman JM: First Report of Nodal Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma Associated with Breast Implants, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: 129(3)  576e–578e, 2012

 

  1. Nichter LS, Hamas RS:  Two-Year Outcomes With a Novel, Double-Lumen, Saline-Filled Breast Implant.  Aesthetic Surgery Journal 32(7) 861-867,  2012

 

  1. McNeel MJ, Nichter LS: A New Concept Breast Implant. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 130: 37, 2012

 

  1. Mueller MA*, Glassett, TS, Burke SM, Nichter LS: Protecting a Plastic Surgeon’s Reputation: Damage Control for Dishonest Online Reviews: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 131(4) 670e-671e, 2013.

 

  1. Mueller, MA*, Nichter LS, Hamas R: “Novel Approach for Maximizing Follow-up in Cosmetic Surgery Clinical Trials: The IDEAL® Implant Core Trial Experience”  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 140(4) 706-713, October 2017 .

 

  1. Nichter LS, Hardesty RA, Anigian G: IDEAL IMPLANT® Structured Breast Implants: Core Study Results at 6 Years, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: February 24, 2018 – Volume PRS Online First – Issue – doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004460

 

  1. Nichter LS, Hardesty RA, Anigian G: IDEAL IMPLANT® Structured Breast Implants: Core Study Results at 6 Years, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery:  42 (1) 66-75, July 2018.

awarded the  “BEST COSMETIC SURGERY PAPER AWARD 2019 ” in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for calendar 2018. Award given at the  Annual American Society for Plastic Surgery Meeting, San Diego,  September 2019

 

126: Brandon HJ, Nichter LS, Back DD: New Evaluation Procedure for Multi-Dimensional Mechanical Strains and Tangent Moduli of Breast Implants- IDEAL IMPLANT® Structured Breast Implant Compared to Silicone Gel Implants,  Bioengineering, 6,43 May 2019. https://doi.org/10.3390/bioengineering6020043

 

Unpublished Articles: (* indicates trainee,  fellow or resident)

 

  1. Nichter LS, Zhou ZY, Navarette PM*, Chapin S*: Microvascular Anastomotic Thrombosis: A Reliable New Experimental Model 

 

  1. Nichter LS, Navarette PM*, Zhou ZY: Recanalization in Small Vessel Thrombosis: Fact or Fiction?

 

  1. Nichter LS, Navarette PM*, Zhou ZY: A Biomechanical Comparison Study of Oscillating vs. Rotary Wire Drivers in Human Bone (Submitted for Publication in Journal of Hand Surgery).

 

  1. West BR*, Nichter LS, Chapin S*: Efficacy of Lidocaine Iontophoresis Through Intact Skin in the Pediatric Population 

  

  1. Halpern DE*, Backus A*, West B*, Zhou Z-Y, Nichter LS: Rat Platelet Characteristics and the Suitability of the Rat Microsurgical Model 

 

  1. Halpern DE*, Nichter LS, Petti C, West B*, Koudsi B*: Non-Invasive Rapid Prediction of Venous Occlusion in Digital Replantation

 

  1. Halpern DE*, Kassabian G*, Koudsi B*, Zhou Z-Y, West B*, Nichter LS: Survival of Random Cutaneous Skin Flaps and the Importance of the Hair Growth Cycle 

 

  1. Nichter LS, Reinisch JF, Sloan GS, Downey S, Lee S*: Microvascular Tissue Transfers in Children 

 

  1. Nichter LS, Sloan GS, Reinisch JF: Surgical Management of Purpura Fulminans 

 

  1. Orloff G*, Nichter LS: The Effects of Debridement on Tissue Defenses 

 

  1. Gabriel K*, Nichter L: Histologic Analysis of Wounds Following Debridement: A Comparison of Ultrasound to Traditional Methods

 

12 Orloff G*, Nichter LS: Ultrasonication: Better Than the Traditional Surgical Scrub?  

 

 

NON PEER REVIEW PUBLICATIONS: (* indicates trainee,  fellow or resident)

 

  1. Morgan RF; Nichter LS; McCue FC: Joint replacement in rheumatoid fingers.

Geriatric Consultant.1983; 2:11-13.

 

  1. Bryant CA; Nichter LS: Anion gap: Application to emergency medicine.

Hospital Practice 1984; 20:14-24.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Bryant CA; Haines PC*; Edlich RF: Oral cavity electrical burns.

Current Concepts of Trauma Care, 1984; 7:11-17.

 

  1. Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Edlich RF: Coping with accidental hypothermia and frostbite

Geriatric Consultant, 1984;2:11-13.

 

  1. Bryant CB; Hoffman JE; Nichter LS: Intravenous lidocaine.

Emergency Medicine Survey 1984; 2:240-241.

*trainee, research fellow or resident

 

  1. Haines PC*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: Initial replantation care. Surgical Rounds, 1984;7:59-67, 98.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Morgan RF, Bryant CA, Haines PC , Edlich RF: Electrical burns of the oral cavity. Comprehensive Therapy 11:65-71, 1985.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Kenney JG; Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Friedman HI; Rodeheaver GT: Antimicrobial treatment of minor soft tissue lacerations: A critical review. Emergency Medicine Annual, 1985.

 

  1. Morgan RF; Terranova W*; Nichter LS; Edgerton MT: Entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity. American Family Physician 1985; 31:123-134

 

  1. Edlich RF, Horowitz, JH, Rheuban KS*, Nichter LS, Morgan RF: Heterotropic calcification in the burn patient. Current Concepts in Trauma Care, 8:4-9, 1985.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Horowitz JH; Nichter LS; Subway KA*; Morgan RF: Clinical syndromes due to staphylococcal epidermolytic toxin. Current Concepts Trauma Care, 1985, 8:16-18.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Kenney JH; Nichter LS; Silloway KA*; Horowitz JH: Toxic epidermal necrolysis. Current Concepts Trauma Care, 1985, 8:10-15.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Horowitz JH; Nichter LS; Silloway KA*; Morgan RF: Clinical syndromes caused by staphylococcal epidermolytic toxin. Comprehensive Therapy 1985; 11:45-57.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Kenney JE; Nichter LS; Silloway KA ; Horowitz JH: Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Comprehensive Therapy 1986; 12:43-49.

 

  1. Edlich RF; Wilder BJ*; Silloway KA*; Nichter LS; Bryant CA: Quality assessment of tetanus prophylaxis in the wounded patient. American Surgeon 1986; 52(10):544-547.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Horowitz J; Morgan R: Optimal management of dependent skin grafts. Surgical Rounds in Orthopedics 1987; 1:22-24

 

  1. Nichter LS, Minasi Y*: The effect of postoperative indomethacin on critical random flap survival. University of Southern California Journal of Medicine 1990; 4:3-5.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Achauer BM: Reconstructive Surgery: Patient Education Brochure for the American Society of Reconstructive Surgery, 1993.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Horowitz, J: Advanced Techniques in Surgery of the Breast., Cosmetech September/October 2002, 22-23

 

  1. Nichter LS: The Safety of Epinephrine Use in Surgery of the Hand, American Society for Surgery of the Hand Correspondence Newsletter, 2007

 

  1. Nichter LS: Video Interviews for Brown University Pre-College Online course “So you want to be a doctor) https://vimeo.com/9239703 by Videographer Keith Hayward 2009

 

  1. Nichter LS: LiteLift , Cosmetic Town Journal,  Dec 22, 2014

http://www.cosmetictown.com/articles/Facial_Surgery/LiteLift 

 

  1. Weatherby J, Nichter, LS: RealSelf Guide to Liposuction, 2016

 

  1. Weatherby J, Nichter, LS: RealSelf Guide to Breast Lift with Implants, 2016

 

  1. Nichter LS: The Ideal Implant, Cosmetic Town Journal,  May 24, 2016

http://www.cosmetictown.com/articles/Breast_Surgery/ideal_structured_breast_implant  

 

26: Nichter LS: LiteLift, updated article, Cosmetic Town Journal, October 25, 2017

http://www.cosmetictown.com/journal/face/LiteLift

 

 

Books

Nichter LS: The Role of Pharmacologic Manipulation in the Salvage of Failing Random Flaps, University of Virginia Press, 1985

  

BOOK CHAPTERS: (* indicates trainee,  fellow or resident)

 

  1. Edlich RF; Nichter LS; Spengler M; Rodeheaver GT: Bacterial diseases of the skin. Current Emergency Therapy, 1984, Appleton/Century Croft, Philadelphia.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Haines PC*; Morgan RF; Edlich RF: Commercial electrical current injuries. Current Emergency Therapy, 1985, Second Edition, Aspen Publications, Rockville, Maryland.

 

  1. Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Edlich RF: Tendon injuries in the hand and forearm. Current Emergency Therapy, 1985, Second Edition, Aspen Publications, Rockville, Maryland.

 

4.Edlich RF; Nichter LS; Spengler MD; Rodeheaver GT: Skin bacterial diseases in Edlich RF; Spyker DA (eds.), Current Emergency Therapy, 1985, Second Edition, Aspen Publications, Rockville, Maryland.

 

5.Nichter LS; Bryant CA; Haines PC*; Morgan RF; Edlich RF: Commercial electric current injuries in Edlich RF; Spyker DA (eds.) Current Emergency Therapy, Third Edition, Aspen Publications, 1986, Rockville, Maryland, 222-232.

 

Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Edlich RF: Tendon injuries of the hand and forearm in Edlich RF; Spyker DA (eds.) Current Emergency Therapy, Third Edition, Aspen Publications, 1986, Rockville, Maryland, 164-168.

 

 

7.Edlich RF; Nichter LS; Spengler MD; Rodeheaver GP: Skin bacterial diseases in Edlich RF; Spyker DA (eds.) Current Emergency Therapy, Third Edition, Aspen Publications, 1986, Rockville, Maryland, 370-377.

 

8.Yazdi M*, Nichter LS, Kosari K*, Sloan GS, Reinisch JF, Nimni M: Use of Polydioxanone and Demineralized Bone Matrix Composite for Craniofacial Reconstruction in Dixon AD; Sarnat BG; Hoyte DD (eds.) Fundamentals of Bone Growth: Methodology and Applications CRC Press, 1991, Boca Raton, Florida. Chapter 44, 445-446.

 

9.Nichter L: Superglue Splint in Children in Kasdan ML, Amadio PC , Bowers WH in Surgical Tips for Hand Surgeons, 1994, Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia

 

10.Nichter LS: Nonconventional Vascular Perfusion to Salvage Fingertip Amputations in Kaspan ML, Amadio PC, Bowers WH in Surgical Tips for Hand Surgeons, 1994, Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia

 

11.Nichter LS: Microvascular Omental Transplantation for Devascularization Mutilated Hand Injuries in Kaspan ML, Amadio PC, Bowers WH in Surgical Tips for Hand Surgeons, 1994, Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia

 

12.Nichter LS: Splints, Not Casts, In Children in Surgical Tips for Hand Surgeons, Kasdan ML, Amadio PC, Bowers WH (eds.), Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia.

 

13.Nichter LS, Lee S, Bindiger A: Pediatric Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery: Efficacy and Lessons Learned. in Advances in Plastic Surgery, Habal, M (ed.), Mosby, Inc., 1996; 13:

 

14.Horowitz JH, Solomon G, Wells JH, Nichter LS: Establishing a Comprehensive Wound Center. in Advances in Plastic Surgery, Habal, M (ed.), Mosby, Inc., 1998; 14:

 

ABSTRACTS: (* indicates trainee,  fellow or resident)

 

1.Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Wheeler N; Baker JD; Moore WS: Stepwise Logistic Regression – a model for predicting success of Femoropopliteal bypass grafts. Langenbecks Archives Chir 1982; 387(3):174.

 

2.Bryant CA; Rodeheaver GT; Reem E; Nichter LS; Kenney JG; Edlich RF: Search for a non-toxic surgical scrub for periorbital lacerations. Annals of Emergency Medicine 1983; 12:248.

 

3.Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Horowitz JH; Edgerton MT: Optimal management of dependent skin grafts. Virginia Medical Monthly 1984; 111:228.

 

4.Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Edgerton MT: Successful digital replantation in the face of absent venous drainage: An experimental study. Journal of Hand Surgery 1985; lOa:420.

 

5.Nichter LS; Williams JW; Bryant CA; Edlich RF: Improving Burn Surface Estimation Accuracy. Year Book of Family Medicine, 1987, Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago.

 

6.Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Edgerton MT: Successful replantation in the face of absent venous drainage. The Year Book of Hand Surgery, 1987, Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago.

 

7.Nichter LS; Sobieski MW*; Edgerton MT: Augmentation of critical skin flap survival following ibuprofen therapy. The Yearbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987, 252-253, Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago.

 

8.Nichter LS; Williams J*; Bryant CA; Edlich RF: Improving the accuracy of burn surface estimation. Year Book of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987, 158-159, Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago.

 

  1. Nichter LS, McDonald WS*: Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds: A Comparison of Methods. ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, November, 1987. (Abstract)

 

  1. Nichter LS, McDonald WS*: Ultrasonic Debridement. Southern California Chapter American College of Surgeons. Santa Barbara, California, 1987 (Abstract)

 

  1. McDonald, W.S.*, Nichter, L.S. Sloan, G.M. Reinisch, J.F., Koudsi, B*. Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds: A Comparison of Methods. Surgical Forum, 38:634-635, 1987 (Abstract).

 

  1. McDonald, W.S*., Nichter, L. S., Sloan, G.M. Reinisch, J.F., Koudsi, B*. Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds: A Comparison of Methods. Plastic Surgical Forum, 10:46-48, 1987 (Abstract).

 

 

13.Persing JA; Nichter LS; Jane JA; Edgerton MT: External cranial vault molding after craniofacial surgery. Yearbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1988, 29, Yearbook Medical Publishers, Inc., Chicago.

 

14.Nichter LS; Yazdi M*; Gruber; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nimni ME: A new absorbable osteogenic bone substitute in Bone Grafting Ill – Biology and Application Maxillofacial Indications. 1990, Ed. Holmes RE & Fisher JC, Plastic Surgical Education Foundation & University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

 

15.Barton DJ*; Sloan GM; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Hair Thread Tourniquet Syndrome. in Yearbook of Hand Surgery, 1990, Yearbook Medical Publishers, Inc., Chicago, 1990.

 

16.Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Downey S: Surgical management of Purpura Fulminans: Pitfalls, Perils, and Optimal Treatment. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1990, pg. 26-28.

 

17.Yazdi M*; Nichter LS; Kosari K*; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nimni ME: The efficacy of demineralized bone / polydioxanone composite for bone grafting. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 35th Annual Meeting, 1990, pg. 45-46.

 

18.Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Zemel NP, Ashworth CR: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap: An Experimental Study. American Association for Hand Surgery Proceedings 1991, pg. 61-62.

 

19.Petti CA, Nichter LS, Koudsi B* , Halpern D* , Backus A* : Assessment of Acute Microcirculatory Changes by Computed Doppler Sonography. American Association for Hand Surgery Proceedings 1991, pg. 97.

 

  1. Halpern DE* , Nichter LS, Petti C, Koudsi B* : Non Invasive Rapid-Prediction of Venous Occlusion in Digital Replantation. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Proceedings 1991, pg. 104-105.

 

  1. Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Ashworth CR: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap in Replanted Rats Feet. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Proceeding 1991, pg. 136-137.

 

  1. Navarrette PM *, Nichter LS, Richlm S* , Kosari K* : A better K-Wire Driver. American Association for Hand Surgery Proceedings, 1992, pg. 89.

 

  1. Zhou Z-Y, Nichter LS, Navarrette PM*: Evaluation of a Temporary Arteriovenous Shunt to Establish Neovascularization in a Musculocutaneous Flap: An Experimental Study. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Proceedings, 1992, pg. 16-17.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Zhou Z-Y, Chapin S*, Navarrette PM* : Microvascular Anastomotic Thrombosis: A Reliable New Experimental Model. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Proceedings, 1992, pg. 16-

 

25.Navarrette PM*, Nichter LS, Zhou Z-Y, Canoun CC* : Recanalization in Small vessel Thrombosis; Fact or Fiction? American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Proceedings, 1992, pg. 16-17.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Richlin S*, Navarrette PM*, Kosari K*: Oscillating Wire Driver: A Better Device. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Proceedings, 1992, pg. 16-17.

 

 

27.Nichter LS, Reinisch JF, Sherman R, Sloan G: Pediatric Microvascular Tissue Transfer. Microsurgery 1993,14:64-65.

 

  1. Younai S*, Sun D*, Nichter LS, Nimni M, Tuan T: Keloid Fibroblasts Exhibit Altered Interactions with Fibrin Clots. American College of Surgeons Proceedings, 1994, pg. 103.

 

  1. Sloan GM, Wells K*, McComb JG, Raffel C, Reinisch JF, Nichter LS, Downey SE, Salata C: Surgical Management of Craniosynostosis: Findings, Timing and Outcome in 253 Consecutive Patients. American Association of Plastic Surgery Proceedings, 1994, pg. 31-32.

 

30.West BR*, Nichter LS, Halpern DL*: Emergent Reuse Leech Therapy: A Better Method. Yearbook of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Mills S, et al. (eds.), St. Louis, MO., 1995, pg. 396.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Chapin SD*, Wells W, Downey SE: Chest Wall Reconstruction for Spondylocostal Dysostosis. Yearbook of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Mills S, et al. (eds.), St. Louis, MO., 1995, pgs. 42-43.

 

  1. Younai S*, Nichter LS, Wellisz T, Reinisch J, Nimni ME, Tuan T-L: Modulation of Collagen Synthesis by Transforming Growth Factor-B in Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Fibroblasts. Yearbook of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Mills S, et al. (eds.), St. Louis, Missouri, 1995, pgs. 384-385.
  2.  Nichter LS: One-Year Follow-up Results for 478 Women with A New Design Saline Breast Implant. Program Abstract American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2012 https://asaps.confex.com/asaps/2012/webprogram/Paper5147.html
  3. Mueller, MA*, Nichter, LS, Hamas RS: Novel Approach for Higher Follow-up in Clinical Trials, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: April 2015 – Volume 135 – Issue 4S – p 1230

 

 

Presentations

1.Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Baker JD; Busuttil RW; Barker W; Moore WE: Femoropoliteal Tibial Bypass:

What price failure? Annual Pacific Coast Surgical Association, Seattle, February, 1982.

 

  1. Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Wheeler N; Baker JD; Moore WS: Stepwise Logistic Regression – a model for predicting success of femoropopliteal bypass grafts. Tripartite Meeting, Salzburg, Austria, September 1982.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Dufresne C; Lambruschi P; Edgerton MT: Rapid management of persistent seromas by sclerotherapy. Annual Meeting: Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1983, Resident Competition – First Prize.

 

4.Bryant CA; Rodeheaver GT; Reem E; Nichter LS; Kenney JG; Edlich RF: Search for a non-toxic surgical scrub for periorbital lacerations. Annual Meeting, University Association for Emergency Medicine, Boston, June, 1983.

 

 

5.Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Horowitz JH*; Edgerton MT: Optimal management of dependent skin grafts. Virginia Surgical Society, Homestead, Virginia, April, 1984.

 

6.Nichter LS: Efficacy of Burn Surface Area Estimation from Diagrams: A need for computer assistance. American College of Surgeons, Norfolk, VA, March, 1984. Second place winner – Annual Residents Competition.

 

  1. Horowitz JH*; Persing JA*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: The versatility of galeal/pericranial flaps in head and neck reconstruction: An anatomic and clinical study. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Williamsburg, VA, April, 1984.

 

  1. Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Edgerton MT: Successful digital replantation in the face of absent venous drainage: An experimental study. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Williamsburg, Virginia, April, 1984.

 

  1. Haines PC*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: A digital replantation model. International Conference on Microsurgery, Pittsburgh, August, 1984.

 

  1. Horowitz JH*; Persing JA*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: Application of galeal/pericranial flaps in head and neck cancer reconstruction. Society for Head and Neck Surgery, New York, May, 1984.

 

11.Haines PC*; Morgan RF; Nichter LS; Edgerton MT: Microsurgery and Trauma. Virginia Orthopaedic Society, Wintergreen, VA, May, 1984.

 

12.Horowitz J*; Nichter LS; Morgan RF; Edgerton MT: Lawn Mower injuries: An algorithm for reconstructing the lower extremity. Virginia Orthopaedic Society, Wintergreen, Virginia, May, 1984.

 

13.Nichter LS: Computer Assisted Burn Care Management. Medical Society of Virginia Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia, November, 1984. Winner of Annual Medical Society of Virginia House Office Prize.

 

14.Nichter LS; Haines PC*; Edgerton MT: Tissue salvage without venous drainage. American Association for Hand Surgery, Acapulco, Mexico, November, 1984. First Place – Research Competition.

 

15.Nichter LS: Estimating Burn Size: A comparison of methods. American College of Surgeons, State Committee on Trauma, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1985. First Prize – Annual Competition.

 

16.Nichter LS: Improving the Accuracy of Burn Surface Estimation. Annual Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, 1985. Resident Competition – Second Prize.

 

17.Nichter LS: Non-conventional Vascular Perfusion. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Rancho Mirage, California, April, 1985. Best Presentation – Annual Competition.

 

18.Horowitz JH*; Morgan RF; Nichter LS: Microsurgical neurorrhaphy of the digital nerve trifurcation. Annual Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, May, 1985.

 

19.Nichter LS: The Potential for Ultrasonic Wound debridement for Hand Injuries. American Association for Hand Surgery, Kansas City, Missouri, October, 1985. First Prize Research Competition.

 

20.Raviola CA; Nichter LS; Baker JD; Busuttil RW; Moore WS: Cost of treating advanced leg ischemia:

Bypass graft versus primary amputation. Western Vascular Society, Laguna Niguel, California, January, 1986.

 

21.McDonald S*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Ultrasonic wound debridement. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1986.

 

22.Bolton L*; Sloan GM; Miller JH; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Technetium-99m labeled red blood cell scan for diagnosis of vascular malformations in children. Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of The American College of Surgeons, Palm Springs, January 17-19, 1986.

 

23.Bolton L*; Sloan GM; Miller JH; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Radionuclide-labelled red blood cell imaging to differentiate vascular malformations from other soft tissue masses in children. 36th Annual Meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Diego, April 1986.

 

  1. Bindiger A*; Nichter LS: Pharmacologic Manipulation of Micrograft Patency. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1987.

 

  1. Wellisz T*; Reinisch JF; Sloan GM; Nichter LS: Outpatient cleft lip repair. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1987.

 

26.Saber W*; Sherman R; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Use of temporoparietal free flap for complex ankle and foot reconstruction. American college of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1987.

 

27.Bolton LL*; Sherman R; Nichter LS: Management of complex lower extremity fractures. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1987.

 

  1. Shanahan M*; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS; Sloan GM: Breast development following infant lateral thoracotomy. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January, 1987.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Diagnosis and Management of Facial Fractures. California Medical Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 8,1987.

 

30.Nichter LS: Reconstruction Following Traumatic Hemipelvectomy. California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 18, 1987.

 

31.McDonald S*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Ultrasonic wound debridement of contaminated wounds. California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 19, 1987.

 

32.Nichter LS: Pharmacological Prolongation of Micrograft Patency. California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 20, 1987.

 

33.Saber W*; Sherman R; Nichter L; Reinisch J: Use of the temporoparietal fascial free flap for complex ankle and foot reconstruction. California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 19, 1987.

 

  1. McDonald S*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds: A Comparison of Methods. American College of Surgeons 73rd Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, October 14, 1987.

 

35.Sloan GM; Miller JH; Bolton LL*; Saber WL*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Diagnosis, Three Dimensional Imaging and Injection Therapy of Childhood Hemangiomas: A three Part Clinical Study. American College of Surgeons 73rd Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, October 13,1987.

 

36.Nichter LS; McDonald S*; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Koudsi BS*: Efficacy of Debridement and Primary Closure of Contaminated Wounds Following Ultrasonic Treatment: A Comparison of Existing Methods. 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, Atlanta, GA, November 9,1987.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Miller JH; Nichter LS; Saber WL*; Bolton LL*: Radionuclide Imaging and Intralesional Corticosteroid Therapy of Childhood Hemangiomas. 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Atlanta, November 8-13,1987.

 

  1. Morwood D*; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS: Intralesional steroid injection of hemangiomas. American College of Surgeons, Newport, CA, January 23,1988.

 

  1. Bindiger A*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Purpura Fulminans. American College of Surgeons, Newport, CA, January 23,1988.

 

  1. Wellisz T*; Sherman R; Nichter LS: Treatment of osteomyelitis with muscle flaps. Presented a the American College of Surgeons, Newport, CA, Jan 23,1988.

 

  1. McLendon C*; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS; Sloan GM: Wound dehiscence in primary lip repair. American College of Surgeons, Newport, CA, January 23, 1988.

 

42.Nichter LS; Horowitz J: Use of Medical Elastomer for Optimal Management of Skin Grafts and Fresh Surgical Wounds. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Palm Desert, CA, April 19,1988.

 

  1. Sherman R; Chandrasekhar B; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Rechnic M*; Reinisch JF: The University of Southern California Microsurgical Experience: A Review of Our First 200 Cases. California Society of Plastic Surgery, Palm Desert, CA, April 19, 1988.

 

44.Nichter LS: Not All Back Wounds Are Alike. California Society of Plastic Surgery, Palm Desert, CA, April 19,1988.

 

45.Sloan GS; Miller JH; Barton D*; Gabriel K*; Bindiger A*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Direct assessment of Microvascular Blood flow by Radionuclide Emission Vascular (REV) scans. American College of Surgeons 39th Annual Forum on Fundamental Surgical Problems, Clinical Congress, Chicago, October 23-28,1988.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS; Davis S: Broad Spectrum Approach To Secondary Cleft Lip Surgery: 100 Consecutive Operations. 38th Annual Meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Palm Desert, April 17-21, 1988.

 

  1. Sloan GM; Barton D*; Gabriel K*; Miller J; Bindiger A*; Nichter LS; Reinisch JF: Direct Assessment of Microvascular Blood Flow by Radionuclide Emission Vascular (REV) Scans. 57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Toronto, October 2-6,1988.

 

48.Nichter LS; Yazdi MA*, Gruber, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Nimni ME: “A New Osteogenic Bone Substitute”, Third Symposium on Bone Grafting: Biology and Application for Maxillofacial Indications , Plastic Surgery Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, December 3,1988.

 

49.Orloff G *; Sloan GS; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS; Salmonson JF, Goin JM: Morbidity and mortality of primary cleft lip repair. American College of Surgeons, Palm Springs, CA, January 28,1989.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Pitfalls and Perils of Desmoid Tumor Surgery (The Story Continues). California Society of Plastic Surgery, Maui, HI, March 5,1989.

 

51.Orloff G*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: Ultrasonication: Better Than the Traditional Surgical Scrub? 39th Annual Meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgery, Maui, HI, March 5,1989. Awarded Second Prize, Resident Research Competition.

 

52.Nichter LS: Thirty-two Hours in the O.R. and Then the Trouble Began. California Society of Plastic Surgery, Maui, HI, March 4, 1989.

 

53.Gabriel K*; Nichter L; Sloan GS; Reinisch JF: Histologic analysis of wounds following debridement: A Comparison of Ultrasound to Traditional Methods. 39th Annual Meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Maui, HI, March 5,1989. Best Scientific Presentation Award.

 

54.Sherman R; Wellisz T; Sloan G; Nichter L; Ecker J*; Romano J; Reinisch J; Chandrasekhar B: The use of temporoparietal free flaps for ankle and foot reconstruction. 39th Annual Meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Maui, HI, March 5, 1989.

 

55.Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nichter LS; Gupta BR*: Complications of Tissue Expansion in Children. 39th Annual meeting of The California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Maui, HI, March 5,1989.

 

56.Nichter LS; Sloan GS; Reinisch JF: Surgical management of Purpura Fulminans. 21st Annual Meeting of The American Burn Association, New Orleans, LA, April 1, 1989.

 

57.Reinisch JF; Sloan GM; Nichter LS; Gupta BR*; Pediatric Tissue Expansion. 58th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Scottsdale, AZ, May 7-10, 1989.

 

58.Orloff G*, Nichter LS, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF: Ultrasonic Hand Cleaning vs. the Standard Surgical Scrub. 30th Annual National Student and Resident Research Forum, Galveston, TX, April 15, 1989. Received First Prize Award for excellence in Basic Science Research (Resident Division).

 

59.Jones TR*, Kaulbach H*, Nichter LS, Edlich R, Cantrell R: Efficacy of an Antibiotic Mouthwash in

Contaminated Head and Neck Surgery. Annual Meetings of the Society of Surgical Oncology and The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, San Francisco, May 21-24,1989. Received First Prize – Resident Research Award.

 

  1. Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Orloff G*, Nichter LS, Davis SE: Morbidity and mortality of primary cleft lip repair. 6th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, Jerusalem, June 28-22, 1989.

 

61.Orloff G*, Nichter LS, Sloan GS, Reinisch JR: The effects of debridement on tissue defenses. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hand Surgery, San Francisco, October 26-28, 1989.

 

62.Orloff G*, Nichter LS, Gabriel K*, Wass C , Gupta BR*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF: Ultrasonication: Better Than the Traditional Surgical Scrub? American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, November 2, 1989.

 

63.Barton DJ*, Sloan GM, Miller JH, Allwright S*, Nichter LS, Reinisch JF: Distinguishing soft tissue hemangiomas from vascular malformation with Technetium labeled red blood cells. American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, and The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, November 2,1989.

 

  1. Sherman R, Wellisz T, Sloan GM, Nichter LS, Ecker J*, Romano J: Use of temporoparietal free flap for ankle and foot reconstruction. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Plastic Surgical Education Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, November 1, 1989.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Yazdi MA*, Gruber H*, Nimni M: “A New Osteogenic Bone Substitute”. Third International Conference of Fundamentals of Bone Growth: Methodology and Applications, Los Angeles, CA, January 5,1990.

 

  1. Yazdi M*, Nichter LS, Kosari K*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Nimni ME: “ The Use of Demineralized “Bone Matrix/Polydioxanone in Craniofacial Reconstruction”, ”. Third International Conference of Fundamentals of Bone Growth: Methodology and Applications, Los Angeles, CA, January 5,1990.

 

  1. Johnson J*, Reinisch JF, Sloan GM, Nichter LS: Occult Bilateral Cleft Lip. American College of Surgeons Southern California Chapter Annual Meeting – (First Prize) Residents Competition, Santa Barbara, CA, January 20,1990.

 

68.Sherman R; Wellisz T; Nichter LS: Coverage of Type III open tibial fractures with the rectus abdominis free flap. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 57th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 8-13,1990.

 

69.Morwood DT*; Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF: The treatment of hydrocephalus by omental transfer to the brain: An experimental study in rabbits. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Santa Barbara, CA, March 13,1990.

 

70.Petti CA; Nichter, LS; Koudsi B*; Halpern D*; Bakaus A*: Assessment of acute microcirculatory changes using the Duplex Scanner. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Santa Barbara, CA, March 13, 1990.

 

71.Nichter LS; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Downey S: Surgical management of Purpura Fulminans: Pitfalls, Perils, and Optimal Treatment. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Santa Barbara, CA, March 13, 1990. (Best Audiovisual Presentation Award)

 

72.Yazdi M*; Nichter LS; Kosari K*; Sloan GM; Reinisch JF; Nimni ME: The efficacy of demineralized bone / polydioxanone composite for bone grafting. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 35th Annual Meeting, pg. 45-46. April 19, 1990.

 

73.Gabriel KS*, Nichter LS, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF: Histologic Analysis of Wounds Following Debridement: A Comparison of Ultrasound to Traditional Debridement Methods. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 35th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1990.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Moderator: Scientific Session VI: Flap Physiology and microvascular Transplantation. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 35th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1990.

 

75.Orloff G*; Nichter LS: The effects of debridement on tissue defenses. Southwestern Surgical Congress, 42nd Annual Meeting (Received the Jack Barney, M.D. Award for the Best Submitted Manuscript) La Quinta, CA, April 25, 1990.

 

76.Yazdi M*, Nichter LS: Efficacy of DBM / PDS Composite for Bone Grafting.72nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, New Orleans, Sept, 14, 1990.

 

77.Nichter LS, Reinisch JF, Sloan GS, Downey S, Lee S*: Microvascular Tissue Transfers in Children. Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Toronto, Canada, Sept 23, 1990.

 

78.Backus A*, Nichter LS, Halpern D*, Reinisch JF: Rat Platelet Characteristics and the Suitability of the Rat Microsurgical Model. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Toronto, Canada, Sept 23, 1990.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Ultrasonic Wound Debridement – A Scientific Comparison to Current Wound Debridement Techniques. International Symposium on Wound Healing and Wound Management. Sponsored by the International Society for Burn Injuries and the World Health Organization, San Francisco, CA, October 6, 1990.

 

80.Yazdi M*, Nichter, LS: Efficacy of DBM / PDS Composite for Bone Grafting. American College of Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October, 1990.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Reinisch JF, Sherman R, Sloan G, Lee S*: The Role of Pediatric Microvascular Surgery. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 22, 1990.

 

82.Nichter LS, Bindiger A*, Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Wong VR*: Purpura Fulminans Reconstruction: Perils,Pitfalls, and Optimal Management. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 23, 1990.

 

83.Sloan GM, Reinisch JF, Nichter LS, Downey SD: Surgical Treatment of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Pharyngoplasty versus Pharyngeal Flap. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,  Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 23, 1990.

Of Transplanted Autologous Free-Fat Grafts

 

84.Morwood DT*, Nichter LS, McComb JG, Miller J, Bindiger A*, Hyman S*: The Treatment of Hydrocephalus with an Omental Transfer to the Brain: An Experimental Study in Rabbits. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 23, 1990.

 

  1. Orloff G, Sloan G, Slavin B, Nichter LS, Downey S, Reinisch J: Quantitative Analysis Of Transplanted Autologous Free-Fat Grafts, American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 23,1990.

 

86.West B*, Nichter LS, Halpern D : Leech Therapy: When Once is Not Enough. Biopharm International Leech Symposium. Charleston, South Carolina, October 27, 1990.

 

87.Morwood D*, Reinisch JF, Sloan GM, Nichter LS: Surgical Treatment of Vascular Lesions of the Lip. American College of Surgeons, So. California Chapter, San Diego, CA., January 19,1991.

 

  1. Halpern D*, Nichter LS, Backus A*: Rat Platelet Characteristics and the Suitability of the Rat Microsurgical Model. American College of Surgeons, So. California Chapter, San Diego, CA., January 19,1991.

 

  1. Semba L*, Reinisch JF, Sloan GM, Nichter LS: The Use of Abbe Flaps in the Infant. American College of Surgeons, So. California Chapter, San Diego, CA., January 19, 1991.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Treatment of Massive Arteriovenous Malformations: All Bleeding Stops in the End. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 4, 1991.

 

91.West B*, Nichter LS, Halpern D*: Bone Debridement Techniques: Effectiveness versus Destructiveness. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 4,1991.

 

92.Halpern D*, Nichter LS, Peffi CA: Non-invasive Rapid Prediction of Venous Occlusion in a Digital Replantation Model. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA., March 5,1991

 

93.West B*, Nichter LS, Halpern D*: Iontophoretic Anesthesia in the Pediatric Patient. The American Pediatric Society and the Society for Pediatric Research, New Orleans, April 29,1991.

 

94.Wellisz T, Sherman R, Nichter LS, Romano J, Chandrasekhar B, Lorant J: The Use of the Extended Deep Inferior Epigastric Flap for Lower Extremity Reconstruction. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, June 29,1991.

 

  1. Reinisch JF, Morwood D*, Sloan GM, Nichter LS, Downey S: Lip Reconstruction in Children with Vascular Neoplasms. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle, WA., September 26,1991.

 

  1. Zhou SY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Zemel NP, Ashworth CR, Halpern D*: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap in Replanted Rats Feet. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle, WA., September 26,1991

 

  1. Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Reinisch JF: Restoration of Venous Outflow by an Arteriovenous Shunt and Pedicle Flap: An Experimental Study. American Association for Hand Surgery. Third Prize. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, September 27, 1991.

 

98.Petti CA, Nichter LS, Koudsi B*, Halpern D*, Backus A*: Assessment of Acute Microcirculatory Changes by Computed Doppler Sonography. American Association of Hand Surgery. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, September 21,1991.

 

  1. Zhou ZY, Rickard TA, Nichter LS, Ashworth CR: Use of an Efferent A-V Shunt and Pedicled Soft Tissue to Salvage Replanted Rats Feet. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Orlando, Florida, September 30,1991.

 

  1. Halpern D*, Nichter LS, Backus A*: Is the Rat a Suitable Microsurgical Model? Platelet Characteristics.American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Orlando, Florida, September 30, 1991.

 

101.Halpern DE*, Nichter LS, Petti C, Koudsi B*: Non-Invasive Rapid Prediction of Venous Occlusion in Digital Replantation. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Orlando, Florida, September 30, 1991.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Surgical Management of Complex Wounds from Purpura Fulminans. International Symposium on Wound Healing and Wound Management, Chicago, Illinois, October 20,1991.

 

103.Navarrete P*, Nichter LS, Atkinson J, Tolo V, Sato J: Early Wound Complications in Limb Salvage Surgery: Aggressive Wound Management Protocol for Resalvage. American College of Surgeons, Indian Wells, California, January 18,1992.

 

104.West BR*, Nichter LS, Halpern DE , Zhou Z-Y: Limited Resource Leech Therapy: A Method for Reuse in the Emergent Setting. California Society of Plastic Surgeons 42nd Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, California, March 9, 1992.

 

105.Nichter, LS, Navarette PM*, Chapin S*, Zhou Z-Y: Microvascular Anastomotic Thrombosis: A Reliable New Experimental Model. California Society of Plastic Surgeons 42nd Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, California, March 9,1992.

 

  1. Zucker R, Nichter LS, Reinisch J, Sherman R, Sloan G: Pediatric Microvascular Tissue Transfers. 11th Congress of the International Surgical Society, June 25,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Management of Congenital Hand Deformities. National Medical Association,

San Francisco, California, August 3,1992.

 

  1. Navarette PM*, Nichter LS, Richlin S*, Kosari K*: A Better K-Wire Driver. Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery. Washington, D.C., September 18,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Pediatric Trauma: Evaluation and Management. Association of Plastic Surgery Assistants. Washington, D.C., September 21,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Richlin S*, Navarrette PM*, Kosari K*: Biomechanical Efficacy of an Oscillating K-Wire Driver. Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the American Society for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgical Education Foundation and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. Washington, D.C., September 22, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Principles of Reconstructive Surgery. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 5,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Breast Cancer: Reconstructive Overview. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City,

Vietnam, October 5, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Flaps. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 5,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Basic and Advanced Surgical Technique. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 6,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Medical Education and Services in the USA. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 7,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Rectus Abdominis Flap Reconstruction for Trunk, Groin and Breast Reconstruction. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 7,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Nasal Reconstruction. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 7,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Skin and Muscle Flaps: Clinical Application. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 7,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Wound Care – Principles and Practice. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 8, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Radiation Injury and Treatment; Advances in Reconstructive Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10,1992

 

  1. Nichter LS: Craniofacial Approach to Head and Neck Surgery; Advances in Reconstructive Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstruction. Advances in Reconstructive Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Tissue Expansion. Advances in Reconstructive Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Mandibular, Hypopharyngeal and Esophageal Reconstruction. Advances in Reconstructive  Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Trunk Reconstruction Using Regional Flaps. Advances in Reconstructive Surgery Symposium. Saigon Cancer Institute, Ho Chi Minh Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 10,1992.

 

  1. .Nichter LS: Reconstructive Principles and Practice – Muscle Flaps: Trauma Reconstruction Symposium. Trauma I Orthopedic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 13,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Lower Extremity Reconstruction. Trauma Reconstruction Symposium. Trauma / Orthopedic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 13, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Microsurgical Repair of Upper and Lower Extremity Wounds. Trauma Reconstruction Symposium. Trauma / Orthopedic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 13,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Acute Burn Care. Trauma Reconstruction Symposium. Trauma / Orthopedic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 13,1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Tissue Expansion. Trauma Reconstruction Symposium. Trauma / Orthopedic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, October 13,1992.

 

  1. Navarrette PM*, Nichter LS, Zhou ZY: Recanalization in Small Vessel Thrombosis: Fact of Fiction? American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 8, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Zhou Z-Y, Chapin S*, Navarrette PM*: Microvascular Anastomotic Thrombosis, A Reliable New Experimental Model. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 8, 1992.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Richlin S*, Navarrette PM*, Zhou Z-Y: A Better Wire Driver. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 8, 1992.

 

  1. Zhou Z-Y, Navarrette PM*, Nichter LS: Evaluation of a Temporary Arteriovenous Shunt to Establish Neovascularization in a Musculocutaneous Flap: An Experimental Study. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 8, 1992.

 

  1. Navarrette PM* , Nichter LS, Zhou Z-Y: A Biomechanical Comparison Study of Oscillating vs. Rotary Wire Drivers in a Human Metatarsal Model. American College of Surgeons, Annual Regional Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, January 24, 1993.

 

  1. Morwood D*, Reinisch JR, Sloan GM, Nichter LS: Primary Abbe Flap Reconstruction in the Infant. California Society of Plastic Surgery, Monterey, California, February 28, 1993.

 

  1. Tuan T-L, Sun D, Nichter LS, Nimni ME: Gordon Conference on Wound Repair, New London, New Hampshire, June 12,1993.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Reconstructive Surgery – Session Moderator, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgical Educational Foundation and American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1993.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Pediatric Microsurgery: Instructional Course. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, St. Louis, Missouri, September 26, 1993.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Plastic Surgery/Wound Healing III- Session Moderator, 79th Annual Clinical Congress, Clinical College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, San Francisco, October 13,1993.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Acute Management of Pediatric Burns. Southern California Pediatric Emergency Care and Transport Conference, Orange, California, December 4, 1993.

 

  1. Younai S*, Sun D, Nichter LS, Nimni M, Tuan T: Keloid Fibroblasts Exhibit Altered Interactions with Fibrin Clots, American College of Surgeons Southern California Chapter, Newport Beach, California, January 23,1994.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Third World Reconstructive Surgery. Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN), Long Beach, California, February 2,1994.

 

  1. Younai S*, Tuan TL, Nichter LS, Wellisz T, Reinisch JF, Nimni ME: How Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars Differ at the Cellular Level. California Society of Plastic Surgery. Coronado, California, February 27, 1994.

 

 

  1. Sloan GM, Wells K, McComb GG, Raffel C, Reinisch JF, Nichter LS, Downey SE, Salata C: Surgical Management of Craniosynostosis: Findings, Timing and Outcome in 253 Consecutive Patients. American Association of Plastic Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri – May 2,1994.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Congenital Hand Deformities and Their Management: American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical Nurses, San Diego, California, September 25, 1994.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Soft Tissue Coverage and Fingertip Injuries. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Regional Review Course, U.C.LA. Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, October 28, 1995.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Soft Tissue Coverage in the Child, Limb Salvage and Reconstruction: A Multi-Disciplinary

Approach. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Seattle, Washington, May 11, 1996.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Management of Pressure Ulcers. The Art and Science of Wound Management. La Costa, CA. November 12, 1998.

 

  1. Nichter LS: Principles and Practice of Plastic Surgery. University of Managua, Nicaragua, January 10, 1998.

 

  1. Duncan TK, Strauss MB, Winant DM, Nichter LS, Horowitz J, Solomon G, Wells J:An Analysis of Donor Site Complications for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Risk

Factors and Management with Hyperbaric Oxygen. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Seattle, WA, May 1998.

 

  1. Nichter LS, Horowitz JH, Burns RG: India Kerosene Stove Injury Treatment and Prevention (presented by Dr. Burns) American College of Surgeons, Southern California Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA January 22, 2006

 

  1. Horowitz JH, Nichter LS: Breast Reduction Redux: California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, June 2, 2006

 

  1. Newen PN, Horowitz JH, Nichter LS: Time to Trumpet the TUBA: California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, June 2, 2006

 

155 Nichter LS:. San Marcos Guatemala Medical Association: Care of the Burn Patient (with David Thomas, MD) November 17, 2008.

 

  1. Nichter LS: San Marcos Guatemala Medical Association: Reconstructive Surgical Approach and Options for Hand Injuries, November 17, 2008

 

157: Nichter LS: Advanced Plastic Surgical Symposia, Guatemala City, Guatemala: Complex Reconstructive Challenges of the Head and Neck, December 2010

 

158: Nichter LS:Advanced Plastic Surgical Symposia, Guatemala City, Guatemala Reconstructive Microsurgical Approaches to complex problems in Children, December 2010

 

159: Nichter LS, Hall K: A New Technology Saline Breast Implant: One-Year Outcomes and Upright MRI Evaluations: American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Boston, MA May 8, 2011

 

160: Nichter LS: One-Year Follow-up Results for 478 Women with A New Design Saline Breast Implant. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Vancouver, Canada May 5, 2012

 

161: Nichter, LS: Lite Lift, Interview by Cosmetictown.com for web  publication, October, 16, 2014.

 

162: Mueller, M*, Nichter LS, Hamas R: Novel Approach for Higher Follow-Up in Clinical Trials, Poster Presentation, American Association for Plastic Surgery. Scottsdale, AZ  April 11-14, 2015

 

163: Nichter, LS: IDEAL Implant update: FDA Release and preliminary 5 year data. American Society for Plastic Surgery, Emerging Technology Section, Boston, MA, October 16, 2015

 

164: Nichter, LS: MiraDry Microwave Technology: Hyperhidrosis, Bromhidrosis, Hair Reduction Treatment. American Society for Plastic Surgery, Boston, MA, October 16, 2015

 

165: Mueller, M*, Nichter LS, Hamas R: Novel Approach for Higher Follow-up in Cosmetic Clinical Trials. American Society of Plastic Surgery, Boston, MA. October 17, 2015

 

  1. Nichter, LS: IDEAL Implant, Novel Breast Implant, American Society for Plastic Surgery, “Best of Hot Topics”, Boston, MA, October 19, 2015

 

  1. Nichter LS: Management of Acute Hand Injuries, Plastic and Reconstructive Symposia, Havana, Cuba September 2016

 

  1. Nichter LS: Introduction to Plasticos Foundation, Plastic and Reconstructive Symposia, Havana, Cuba September 2016

 

169: Initial Care of Acute Hand Trauma: Kirtipur Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 3, 2018

 

170: Burn Extremity Reconstruction: Kirtipur Burn and Cleft Center,  Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 5, 2018

 

  1. Nichter LS: IDEAL Structured  Breast Implant: 7 Year Clinical Trial Data: American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York City, NY April 29, 2018 

 

  1. Nichter LS: 8 Year Structured Implant Comparison to Silicone Gel Implants: Why more women are choosing the IDEAL implant® Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgical Forum, Palm Beach, Florida December 14, 2018

 

  1. Nichter LS: Microwave Treatment for Excessive Sweat and Odor, Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgical Forum, Palm Beach, Florida December 14, 2018

 

  1. Nichter LS: Initial Care of Complex Acute Hand Wounds, Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 3, 2019

 

175: Nichter LS: Regional Blocks of the Head and Neck, Oral Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 3, 2019

 

176: Nichter LS: The IDEAL® Revolutionary New Breast Implant, Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 4, 2019

 

177: Nichter LS: Overview of Pediatric Microsurgery Pitfalls and Perils, Plastic Surgical Department, Kathmandu, Nepal January 4, 2019

 

178: Nichter LS: LiteLift® instead of the Traditional Facelift: International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Highlights of Plastic Surgery 2019, Panama City. March 14, 2019

 

179: Nichter LS: IDEAL Implant® Vs Silicone Implants 8 year data: International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Highlights of Plastic Surgery 2019, Panama City. March 15, 2019

 

180: Nichter LS: miraDry® Microwave Technology for the treatment of Hyperhidrosis and Bromhidrosis: International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Highlights of Plastic Surgery 2019, Panama City. March 15, 2019

 

181: Nichter LS: Mechanized Portable Stockings vs. Anticoagularion for DVT/PE Prevention, Hot Topics and Emerging Technology, American Society for Plastic Surgery, San Diego, California September 19, 2019

 

182: Nichter LS: Why Women Choose the Structured Implant Over Silicone Gel. Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,  Vancouver, Canada, October 1, 2019

 

Local Presentations

1.Cape Cod Hospital, Grand Rounds, “Malignant Melanoma-An Overview”, July 26,1976.

 

2.Stanford University Medical Center, Renal Grand Rounds, “Diagnostic Dilemmas”, July 16, 1977.

 

  1. University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, “Approach to Diagnostic Problems” September 17, 1980.

 

  1. Whittier Hospital, Grand Rounds, “Management of Burn Injuries”, September 11,1985.

 

5.University of Southern California Plastic Surgery Monthly Conference; “Advances in Microsurgery”, September 18, 1985, University of Southern California School of Medicine.

 

6.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Grand Rounds, September 20, 1985; “Treatment of Common Childhood Injuries

 

7.Division of Pediatric Surgery, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, “Common Skin Disorders”, September 25, 1985.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Division of Occupational & Physical Therapy, “Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Following Lower Extremity Amputations in Children”, October 9, 1985.

 

9.University of Southern California School of Medicine, 3rd Year Medical Student Core

Curriculum, Lectures in Plastic Surgery, 1985-1993 (MULTIPLE) including lectures on “Burn

Management and Physiology”, “Electrical and Chemical Burns”, “Skin Grafts”, “Physiology and

Use of Random and Axillary Skin Flaps, Musculocutaneous Flaps and Free Flaps”.

 

10.Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, OT/PT and Nursing, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, “Management of Pressure Sores”, March 3, 1986.

 

  1. Women’s Health Plaza, Los Angeles, California, “Breast Cancer, Choices for Reconstructive Surgical Treatment’, March 4, 1986.

 

12.The Hospital of the Good Samaritan: “Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy”. March 31, 1986.

 

13.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles / University of Southern California Research Seminar, “Non Conventional Vascular Perfusion”, May 20, 1986.

 

14.University of Southern California Medical Center / Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, ‘Visiting Professor’ – Burn Grand Rounds: “What’s New in Burn Care: Clinical Research”, June 18,1986.

 

15.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Nursing. “Reconstructive Rehabilitation Following Lower Extremity Trauma”, July 16, 1986.

 

16.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Grand Rounds, “Hand Deformity: Congenital”, 1986

 

17.Hospital of the Good Samaritan: “Cosmetic Surgery – Pros and cons’, September 23, 1986.

 

  1. Antelope Valley Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Lancaster, California. ‘Visiting Professor’ -CME Conference: “Emergency Management of Head and Neck Injuries”, December 10, 1986.

 

19.Crippled Children’s Society of Southern California and Cleft Parent Guild, Los Angeles:

“Advances in Facial Cleft Surgery”, February 26,1987.

 

20.Hospital of the Good Samaritan: “The Skin You’re In – Is It Healthy?”, November 17,1987.

 

21.Hospital of the Good Samaritan: “Skin Cancer’, November 24,1987.

 

22.Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Elder Care Program: “Update on Skin Cancer”, March 8,1988.

 

23.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Grand Rounds: “Pigmented and Vascular Lesions’, July 15, 1988.

 

24.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Grand Rounds: “Advances in Limb Salvage, 1988

 

25.University of Southern California – Plastic Surgical Grand Rounds: “Acute Burn Care”, September 7, 1989.

 

 

  1. Women in Show Business, (Organization to Support Reconstructive Pediatric Surgery), Los Angeles – ‘The Spectrum of Pediatric Plastic Surgery”, June 13, 1989.

 

  1. Yazdi,M*, Nichter LS “Bone Grafts for Craniofacial Reconstruction” Center for Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Southern California, October, 1989

 

  1. International Kiwanis Convention – “Volunteer Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Developing Nations”, Anaheim, CA., August 18, 1989

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Nursing Rounds – “The Ethics & Outcome of Heroic Reconstructive Surgery”, August 24, 1989.

 

  1. Biomedical Business Industries – “Ultrasonic Wound Debridement”, Atlanta GA, October 19, 1989

 

  1. Hospital of the Good Samaritan – Elder Care Program – “Cosmetic Surgery – An Overview”, October 20, 1989.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Parent / Staff Conference – “Treatment of Complicated Craniofacial Syndromes”. February 10, 1990.

 

  1. California Medical Center Grand Rounds – “Pediatric Burns: Diagnosis and Treatment”, May 2,1990.

 

  1. Women in Show Business (Organization to Support Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery) -“Congenital and Post-Traumatic Reconstruction in Childhood”, July 12,1990.

 

  1. S.H.A.R.E. (Philanthropic Group) – “Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery – Clinical Aspects and Related Research”, Los Angeles, 1990.

 

  1. Loma Linda University – Visiting Professor, and Plastic Surgery Rounds – “Wound Care – A Critical Evaluation and Introduction of New Techniques”. January 17, 1991.

 

  1. University of Southern California Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – “Plastic Surgery in the Third World”. February 13, 1991.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Anesthetics Grand Rounds – “Medical Care Missions in Third World Countries: Surgical and Anesthetic Considerations”. April 4,1991.

 

  1. Women in Show Business – Philanthropic Organization to Support Pediatric Reconstructive

Surgery – “Giving Someone A Second Chance in Life Through Reconstruction” July 11, 1991

 

40.University of Southern California Faculty Lecture Series – “Facial Rejuvenation”. March 19, 1991

.

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Trauma Conference – “Assessment and Management of forearm Injuries”. July 18,1991.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Nursing Grand Rounds – “Pathophysiology of the Acute and Chronic Burn Patient” and “Overview of Burn Patient Care”. September 5, 1991.

 

  1. Hospital of the Good Samaritan & Valley College School of Nursing – “Overview of Aesthetic Surgery”. October 30, 1992.

 

  1. University of California at Irvine – Visiting Professor, Plastic Surgical Rounds – “Advances in Wound Care”. November 4,1991.

 

  1. University of Southern California Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – “Difficult Wounds of the Extremities”. March 11, 1992.

 

  1. University of Southern California Faculty Lecture Series – “Aesthetic Surgery of the Head and Neck”. March 17, 1992.

 

  1. This Little Light – Philanthropic Organization to Support Pediatric Plastic Surgical Research -“Reconstructive Miracles Waiting to Happen”. April 21, 1992.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Nursing Grand Rounds – “Wound Management”, June 3, 1992.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – Pediatric Resident Lecture Series – “Optimal Care of Burns, Lacerations, and Other Wounds”. June 9, 1992.

 

  1. University of Southern California – Plastic Surgical Grand Rounds – “Congenital and Acquired Transverse Deformities of the Hand”. February 18, 1993.

 

  1. Saint Joseph Medical Center, Orange, California, Obstetrics/Gynecology Grand Rounds “Post Pregnancy Body Contouring”, September 20,1994.

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Orange County – Grand Rounds – “Congenital Hand Deformities”. April 7, 1993

 

  1. University of Southern California Medical Center- Grand Rounds- “Surgical Management of Difficult Wounds”. October 2, 1993.

 

  1. University of California, Irvine – Conference – “Pediatric Microsurgery”. December 15, 1993.

 

  1. Orange Senior Center / Saint Joseph Hospital – “Cosmetic Surgery of The Head and Neck”. January 20,1994.

 

57.Irvine Health Care Center – Spectrum of Cosmetic Surgery, March 22,1994

 

  1. Sunset Senior Center, Long Beach – Facial Cosmetic Surgery, March 24,1994

 

  1. Saint Joseph Hospital – Family Practice Department – Cosmetic Surgery – Recommendations and Concerns for a Family Practice Physician, April 4, 1994.

 

60.Los Alamitos Health Fair Exposition – Skin Cancer Clinical Screening – April 16,1994.

 

  1. Saint Joseph Medical Center: Head and Neck Surgery/Ophthalmology Combined Grand Rounds: Advanced Head and Neck Reconstruction, May 17, 1994

 

 

62.Saint Joseph Medical Center, Orange County – Women and Good Health Conference -“Liposuction and Body Contouring – The Shape of Things to Come”, May 21,1994.

 

63.Orange County Plastic Surgical Nurse Association – “Possibilities and Perspectives in Cosmetic Surgery”, June 2,1994.

 

64.Los Alamitos Medical Center Lecture Series – Los Alamitos, California, “Update, Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Hand Problems”, June 2, 1994.

 

65.Saint Joseph Irvine Health Center – “Skin Cancer Recognition, Prevention and Treatment”, June 14,1994.

 

66.Orange County Senior Center, Orange, California – “Skin Cancer: Manifestations and Treatment”, June 16,1994.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Health Fair – Long Beach, California, “Facial Rejuvenation Surgery”, June 18, 1994.

 

  1. Ames Philanthropic club, Cerritos, California – “Cosmetic Surgery – An Overview”, June 20, 1994.

 

69.Garden Grove Hospital Physician Lecture Series – “Cosmetic Surgery Indications”, Garden Grove, California, August 23, 1994.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Lecture Series – “Skin Cancer – Recognition, Treatment and Prevention” – June 23, 1994.

 

  1. .Los Alamitos Medical Center Community Lecture Series – “Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck”

 

  1. Current Concepts in Wound Care Symposia, Orange, California – “Surgical Reconstruction of The Difficult Wound”, October 15, 1994.

 

73.Current Concepts in Wound Care Symposia, Orange, California – “Ultrasonic Wound Debridement”, October 15, 1994.

 

74.St. Joseph Irvine Medical Center – “Liposuction and Body Contouring”, July 20, 1994.

 

75.Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) Lecture, “Operating Room Cases You’ll Never Forget”, Rossmoor, California

 

76.WORG AM Radio Interview, Anaheim, California – “Plastic Surgery: A General Introduction”, November 15, 1994.

 

77.Long Beach Community Hospital Lecture Series, Long Beach, California – “Advanced Reconstructive Techniques for the Head and Neck”, January 24, 1995.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Hospital – “Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Care”, February 15, 1995.

 

  1. St. Joseph Irvine Health Center – “Cosmetic Surgery Update,” April 4,1995.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Health Information Fair -“Skin Cancer Screening,” April 24, 1995.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center at Westminster – “Plastic Surgery: An Overview”, June 6, 1995.

 

  1. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Orange, California; Wound Symposium – “Wound Healing: Flaps and Grafts”, November 8, 1995

 

 83.Long Beach Memorial Miller’s Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds – “The Scope of Pediatric Plastic Surgery”, January 17, 1997

 

  1. Long Beach Community Hospital – “Cosmetic Surgical Possibilities” August 8, 1997

 

 

85.American Association of Medical Transcriptionists – “Third World Country Surgery” at Childrens Hospital Orange County, September 27, 1997

 

  1. Childrens Hospital Orange County, Grand Rounds: “Training Surgeons Around the World’, March 15, 1998

 

  1. St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA,” Latest techniques and technology in Cosmetic Surgery

May 13, 1998.

 

  1. Torrance Memorial Medical Center , Torrance, CA, Grand Rounds: “Advances in Cosmetic Surgery”, July 15, 1998.

 

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Hospital Surgery Seminar Series “Surgery Cases You’ll Never Forget” January 13, 1999.

 

  1. Saddleback Hospital, Laguna Hills, CA, Junior Assistance League, Trabajadores Philanthropic Group Presentation: “A Story of Healing”, February 2, 1999.

 

  1. KABC Television – News Special Segment – Third World Surgery, Philanthropy, and Oscar Winning (Academy Award) Documentary March 14, 1999.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Miller’ Childrens Hospital “Burns and the Pediatric Population”

March 19, 1999.

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center; Operating Room Educational Conference “Surgery in the Third World”, April 28, 1999

 

  1. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Surgery Seminar Series: “Have Scalpel, Will Travel”, February 9, 2000

 

  1. Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds “Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery: Face, Breast and Body Contouring, April 14, 2000.

 

  1. Orange Coast Memorial Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA: Grand Rounds “Surgical Training in Third World Countries” May 25, 2000.

 

  1. Orange County Rotary Club, Newport Beach Ca: Overseas Plastic Surgical Reconstructive Surgery, 2002

 

  1. Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach CA, Perioperative Services Lecture Series: Reconstructive Surgical Training of Third World Medical Personnel, Plasticos Experience, January 29, 2003

 

  1. ChildHelp, Orange County Chapter, Newport Beach: Plasticos Foundation, My last three Plasticos trips, November 11, 2008.

 

  1. Stanford University, International Health Opportunities : How and Why to make a difference in the world and yourself,  November 17, 2008.

 

  1. Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA Perioperative Services Lecture Series: Reconstructive Surgical Training in Laos, Plasticos Mission, February 15, 2009 

 

  1. KIIS FM Plasticos Foundation update – Philanthropy in the Community 2010

 

  1. Stanford University with Video Simulcast to Dartmouth College, Vermont:, International Health Opportunities: The Importance of Making a Difference in the World and Leading a Balanced Life March 2, 2009

 

  1. Stanford University, International Health Opportunities: Building a Surgical Social Business: Is This the Answer to the World Surgical Crisis in Latin America? November 2010

 

  1. Blue Thong Society, Irvine, CA: Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery, Irvine, California October 22, 2011 

 

  1. Interview: Cosmetic Town Journal: Lite Lift Facial Rejuvenation, December 2015

 

107: Mueller, M*, Nichter LS, Hamas R, Orange County Plastic Surgical Society, Furnas Lectureship: Novel Approach for High Follow-up in Cosmetic Surgery Clinical Trials, February 1, 2016

 

  1. Interview: Cosmetic Town Journal: IDEAL® Structured Breast Implant, May 24, 2016

 

109: Interview: Cosmetic Times : New Technology IDEAL® double lumen structured saline implant, March 10, 2016. Published May 24, 2016

 

110: Interview: Cosmetic Times : MiraDry Microwave treatment for hyperhidrosis, bromhidrosis and hair reduction, March 10, 2016.