EDUCATION

Undergraduate School Wofford College, South Carolina, 1968-1972
Medical School Medical University of South Carolina, 1972-1976
General and Plastic Residencies Louisiana State University, 1976-1982
Fellowship MICROSURGERY: New York University Medical Center, 1982-1983
Board Certification General Surgery, 1983
Plastic Surgery, 1985

Certificate for Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, September, 1990
Medical Licenses
Louisiana, 1976
New York, 1982
South Carolina, 1985

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana
    State University Health Sciences Center,
    1998 to 2005
  • Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery,
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2004 to present
  • Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 2005 to present
  • Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, New York University
    2007 to present
  • Secretary General, World Society of
    Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2003-2005
  • Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency,
    Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1987 to 1998
    Associate Clinical Professor, 1993
  • President, Louisiana Society of Plastic and
    Reconstructive Surgeons, 1990-1991
  • Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Memorial
    Medical Center, 1991 to 2005
  • Consultant in Plastic Surgery, Veterans Administration
    Hospital, 1987 to 2005
  • Secretary-Elect, Southern Medical Association,
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993-1997
  • Director, Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship,
    LSUMC, 1990-1994
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Reconstructive
    Microsurgery, 1996 to present
  • Editorial Board for Breast Diseases: A Yearbook
    Quarterly, 1999 to present
  • Chairman, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive
    Surgery, Southern Medical Association, 1998-2000
  • Secretary General, Second International Course on
    Perforator Flaps, November 5-7, 1998, New Orleans
  • Editorial Board, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2004 to present
  • Editorial Board, Plastic Surgery International, 2009 to present

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

  1. Steering Committee, LSUMC, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center Surgery Committee, Charity Hospital, 1987-1995
  2. Ambulatory Care Committee, Charity Hospital
  3. Curriculum Committee for Core Curriculum in Plastic Surgery, 1992
  4. Nominating Committee of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1996
  5. Quality Assurance Committee, Memorial Medical Center, 1991 to present
  6. Scientific and Program Committee for the Southeastern Society of Plastic Reconstructive
    Surgeons, 1997-1998
  7. Reappointment to the Constitution and Bylaws Committee for the Southern Society of Plastic
    Reconstructive Surgeons, 1997-1998
  8. Elected to Board of Trustees, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1998-2001, 2006-2008
  9. Education Committee, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Committee, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1998-1999
  10. Constitution and Bylaws Committee, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 1998
  11. Membership Committee, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1998
  12. Co-Director of the Second Annual Basic Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Symposium,
    October, 1998
  13. New Orleans Advisory Committee for the Southern Medical Association, November 20, 1998
  14. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, Bylaw Committee, Organizational Structure, 1998-1999
  15. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Education Committee, 1999
  16. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Committee Constitution and Bylaws, 1998-1999
  17. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Reappointment as member of the Education Committee for the year 2000
  18. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons serving as a member of The Bylaws Committee for 2000-2001
  19. Council Member, World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2001-2003
  20. Chairman, Breast Committee, American Society of Reconstructive Surgery, 2003-2004
  21. Editorial Board, Annals of Plastic Surgery, December 2003
  22. Executive Committee, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2009

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Keller, A., Allen, R.J., Shaw, W., The Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle Free Flap:
    A Local Flap, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1984, pp. 974-976.
  2. Allen, R.J., Celentano, R., Management of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Ulcers with Free Flaps, Wounds Journal, November, 1989.
  3. Wade, J., Brabham, R., Allen, R.J., Medicinal Leeches: Once Again at the Forefront of Medicine, Southern Medical Journal, October 1990.
  4. Sapp, J., Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., A Reversed Digital Artery Island Flap for the Treatment of Fingertip Injuries. The Journal of Hand Surgery, May 1993.
  5. Allen, R.J., Treece, P., Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 32, 32, January, 1994.
  6. Allen, R.J., Treece, P., Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly, Mosby-Yearbook, September 1994.
  7. Ward, V.A., Allen, R.J., Lateral Thigh Perforator for Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994.
  8. Bunch, R., Allen, R.J., Glass, C.A., Dupin, C.L., Internal Mammary Artery and Vein as Recipient Vessels in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994, pp. 101-103.
  9. Allen, R.J., Glass, C.A., Dupin, C.L., Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994, pp. 101-103.
  10. Allen, R.J., Dreschnack, P., Dupin, C.L., Mahon-Deri, B., The Latissimus Dorsi/Scapular Bone Flap (The “Latissimus/Bone Flap”), Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, December, 1994, pp. 988-996.
  11. Allen, R.J., Tucker, C., Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Free Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1995, pp. 1207-1212.
  12. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Glass, C.A., Versatility of the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, (Abstract), Vol. 11, #5, September, 1995, pp. 372.
  13. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Dreschnack, P., Glass, C.A., Mahon-Deri, B., The Latissimus Dorsi/Scapular Bone Flap (The “Latissimus Bone/Flap”), Information Orthopedics Yearbook, (Abstract), November, 1995.
  14. Allen, R.J., Tucker, C., Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly, Mosby-Yearbook, 1995.
  15. Allen, R.J., Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Reconstructive Trends, Singapore, February 1996.
  16. Khoobehi, K., Allen, R.J., Montegut, W.J., Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap for Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996, pp. 110.
  17. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Mahon-Deri, B., Use of Perforator Flaps in Burn Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996, pp. 110.
  18. Allen, R.J., Mahon-Deri, B., Abdominal Donor Site Morbidity Associated with the Bilateral Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996.
  19. Montegut, W.J., Allen, R.J., Sural Artery Perforator Flap as an Alternative for the Gastrocnemius Myocutaneous Flap, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996.
  20. Allen, R.J., Guarda, H., Wall, F., Dupin, C.L., Glass, C.A., Free Flap Breast Reconstruction: The LSU Experience, 1984-1996, Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society, Article: Vol. 149, No. 10, 388, October 1997.
  21. Pappas, M., Allen, R.J., Batson, R.C., Combined Saphenous Vein with Free Flap Reconstruction in the Treatment of Radiation Carotid Arteritis with Dermatosclerosis, Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 90, No. 11, 1131, November, 1997.
  22. Allen, R.J., Editorial Comment: Abdominal Wall Competence After Free Transverse Rectus Abdominis Musculocutaneous Flap Harvest, Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly, 1998.
  23. Allen, R.J.: Chapter in Clinics in Plastic Surgery, The Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, April 1998.
  24. Allen, R.J.: Chapter in The Breast, Principles and Art, Edited by Scott Spear, M.D., Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction, Lippincott-Raven, 1998.
  25. Kaplan, J.L., Allen, R.J., A Cost Based Comparison Between Perforator Flaps and TRAM Flaps, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 105:3, 2000.
  26. Allen, R.J., Kaplan, J.L., Reconstruction of a Parotidectomy Defect using a Paraumbilical Perforator Flap without Deep Inferior Epigastric Vessels, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, May, 2000.
  27. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., DellaCroce, F.J., Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, pg. 37-54, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2000.
  28. Allen, R.J., Guest Editor, Advances in Breast Reconstruction, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, February, 2002, Vol. 16, No.1, pp. 1-130.
  29. Allen, R.J., Heitland, A.S., Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 35-44, 2002.
  30. DellaCroce, F.J., Allen, R.J., Sullivan, S.K., Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 7-18, 2002.
  31. Rogers, N.E., Allen, R.J., Radiation Effects on Breast Reconstruction: A Review, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 19-26, 2002.
  32. Guerra, A., Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Breast Reconstruction with The Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator (S-GAP) Flap, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 27-34, 2002.
  33. Mu, L., Xu, J., Lui, Y., Zhu, X., Li, S., Li, Y., Allen, R.J., Breast Reconstruction with Free Bipedicled TRAM or DIEP Flaps by Anastomosis to the Proximal and Distal Ends of the Internal Mammary Vessels, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 61-68, 2002.
  34. Kaplan, J.L., Allen, R.J., Transplantation in Breast Reconstruction, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 101-108, 2002.
  35. Vath, S.D., Dupin, C.L., Allen, R.J., Internal Mammary Vessels as a Recipient Site of Free Flap Breast Reconstruction, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 16:1, 109-118, 2002.
  36. Allen, R.J., Rogers, N.E., Invited Commentary on “Comparison of Immediate and Delayed Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction in Patients Receiving Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy.” Tran, N.V., Chang, D.W., Gupta, A., et al (M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston). Plast Reconstr Surg 108:78-82, 2001.
  37. Kaplan, J.L. Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 19, #2, February 2003.
  38. Allen, R.J., The “Gent” Consensus on Perforator Flap Terminology: Preliminary Definitions, October of 2003, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.
  39. Allen, R.J., Craigie, J., Discussion of “Breast Reconstruction in Older Women: Advantages of Autogenous Tissue.” Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly 2004; 14:4:443.
  40. Allen, R.J., Guerra, A.B., Khoobehi, K., Metzinger, S.E., “New Technique for Nipple Areola Reconstruction: Arrow Flap and Rib Cartilage Graft for Long-Lasting Nipple Projection.” Annals of Plastic Surgery 2003; 50,31-37.
  41. Guerra, A.B., Metzinger, S.E., Bidros, R.S., Gill, P.S., Dupin, C.L., Allen, R.J., Breast Reconstruction with Gluteal Artery Perforator (GAP) Flaps: A Critical Analysis of 142 Cases. Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 52:2:118-125, 2004.
  42. Gill, P.S., Hunt, J.P., Guerra, A.B., DellaCroce, F.J., Sullivan, S.K., Boraski, J., Metzinger, S.E., Dupin, C.L., Allen, R.J., A 10-Year Retrospective Review of 758 DIEP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 113 #4 1153-1160, April 2004.
  43. Rizzuto, R., Allen, R.J., “Reconstruction of a Partial Mastectomy Defect with the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap.” Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol 20#6, August 2004.
  44. Allen, R.J., Heitland, A.S., “Autogenous Augmentation Mammoplasty with Microsurgical Tissue Transfer. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol 112, #1, 91-100, July 2003.
  45. Guerra, A.B., Metzinger, S.E., Lund, K.M. Cooper, M.M., Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., The Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap: Clinical Experience and Anatomic Study with Emphasis on Harvest Techniques.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 114 #1, 32-41, July 2004.
  46. Allen, R.J., Invited Discussion: Breast Reconstruction with Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flaps: A Prospective Comparison with TRAM and DIEP Flaps, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, October 2004.
  47. Craigie, J.E., Allen, R.J., DellaCroce, F.J., Sullivan, S.K., Autogenous Breast Reconstruction with the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, pp 359-370, Vol. 30, July 2003.
  48. Guerra, A.B., Soueid, N., Metzinger, S.E., Levine, J., Bidros, R.S., Erhard, H., Allen, R.J., Simultaneous Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator (S-GAP) Flaps, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 53, September 2004.
  49. Tobias, A., Lee, B., Low, D., Soto, A., Chang, B. Allen, R.J., Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction, Mastery of Surgery, 5th edition, publication pending 2005.
  50. Allen RJ and Levine JL. Comment on "Factors Associated With Anatomotic Failure After Microvascular Reconstruction of the Breast" from Plast Reconstr Surg, 114:74-82, 2004, Manson PN at, el. In Breast Diseases, April-June, 2005, Vol 16, Number 1, p 92.
  51. The In-The-Crease Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction. Accepted 9/6/05 for pulication in : Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Levine, Joshua L. M.D.; Granzow, Jay M.D.; Allen, Robert J. M.D.
  52. Breast reconstruction with the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap: History and an update on current technique. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2006;59(6):571-9. Granzow JW, Levine JL, Chiu ES, Allen RJ.
  53. Simultaneous Bilateral Breast Reconstruction With In-the-Crease Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps. Annals of Plastic Surgery, Volume 63, Number 3, pp. 249-254, September, 2009. Levine, Joshua L. M.D., Miller, Quintessa, MD, Vasile, Julie, MD, Khoobehi, Kamran, MD, Craigie, James, MD, Wise, Matthew W., MD and Allen, Robert J. M.D.
  54. Simultaneous Bilateral Breast Reconstruction With In-the-Crease Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps.pdf

ABSTRACTS

  1. Ward, V.A., Allen, R.J., Lateral Thigh Perforator for Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994
  2. Bunch, R., Allen, R.J., Glass, C.A., Dupin, C.L., Internal Mammary Artery and Vein as Recipient Vessels in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994, pp. 101-103
  3. Allen, R.J., Glass, C.A., Dupin, C.L., Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), September 1994, pp. 101-103
  4. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Glass, C.A., Versatility of the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, (Abstract), Vol. 11, #5,
    September, 1995, pp. 372
  5. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Dreschnack, P., Glass, C.A., Mahon-Deri, B., The Latissimus Dorsi/Scapular Bone Flap (The "Latissimus Bone/Flap"), Information Orthopedics Yearbook, (Abstract), November, 1995
  6. Khoobehi, K., Allen, R.J., Montegut, W.J., Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap for Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996, pp. 110
  7. Allen, R.J., Dupin, C.L., Mahon-Deri, B., Use of Perforator Flaps in Burn Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996, pp.110
  8. Allen, R.J., Mahon-Deri, B., Abdominal Donor Site Morbidity Associated with the Bilateral Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 1996
  9. Montegut, W.J., Allen, R.J., Sural Artery Perforator Flap as an Alternative for the Gastrocnemius Myocutaneous Flap, Southern Medical Journal, (Abstract), October, 199

COMMENTARIES

  1. Allen, R.J., Tucker, C., Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction, Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly, Mosby-Yearbook, 1995
  2. Allen, R.J., Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Reconstructive Trends, Singapore, February 1996
  3. Allen, R.J., LoTempio, M.M., Strategies and Options for Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction in Patients with Midline Abdominal Scars-Annotated bibliography. Breast Disease: A Year Book Quarterly. 2006 July-September: 17(2):192
  4. Allen, R.J., LoTempio, M.M., Comparison of Donor-Site Complications and Functional Outcomes in Free Muscle Sparing TRAM Flap and Free DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction-Annotated bibliography. Breast Disease: A Year Book Quarterly. 2006 October-December: 17(3):293-294

SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS ATTENDED

  1. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; New Orleans, LA, September 1980
  2. American Association of Hand Surgery; New Orleans, LA, September 1980
  3. Plastic Senior Residents' Conference; Nashville, TN, April 1981
  4. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; New York, NY, October 1981
  5. Multidisciplinary Microsurgery at the Mardi Gras; New Orleans, LA Participant: February/March 1981. Faculty: 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985
  6. Plastic Surgery Review Course; New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, October 1982
  7. Rhinoplasty; State of the Art; New York, NY, November 1982
  8. International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; New York, NY, June 19-30, 1983
  9. Southern Medical Association 78th Annual Scientific Assembly; New Orleans, LA, November 4-7, 1984
  10. 5th American Orthopedic Association's International Symposium; Boca Raton, FL,November 7-11, 1984
  11. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Basic Microsurgery for the Gynecologist; New Orleans, LA, Faculty: November 15-17, 1984
  12. 8th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Paris, France, July 1-4, 1985
  13. 2nd Annual American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, NewOrleans, LA, February 1986
  14. American Society of Hand Surgery Meeting; New Orleans, LA, February 1986
  15. Extremity Microsurgery; New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, September 1986
  16. American College of Surgeons' Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, October 1986
  17. E.F. Teleplast, Breast Reconstruction, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Metairie, LA, January 31, 1987
  18. 42nd Annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting; San Antonio, TX, September 1987
  19. 3rd Annual American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting; San Antonio, TX, September 1987
  20. International Symposium on New Techniques of Heterotopic Reconstruction; Bonn, Germany, October 1987
  21. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA, November 1987
  22. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' 57th Annual Meeting; Toronto, Ontario, October 1988
  23. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' 57th Annual Meeting; Toronto, Ontario, October 1988
  24. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Scottsdale, AZ, May 7, 1989
  25. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' 68th Annual Meeting Scottsdale, AZ, May 7-10, 1989
  26. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 58th Annual Meeting; Bermuda, June 1989
  27. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 5th Annual Meeting; Seattle, WA September 11-12, 1989
  28. American Society for Surgery for the Hand 44th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, September 13-16, 1989
  29. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' 58th Annual Scientific Meeting; San Francisco, CA, October 29 - November 3, 1989
  30. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL, November 11, 1989
  31. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' 69th Annual Meeting; Hot Springs, VA, May 6-9, 1990
  32. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting; Hot Springs, VA, May 6, 1990
  33. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; Kiawah Island, SC, June 3-7, 1990
  34. American Society for Surgery of the Hand 3rd Annual Comprehensive Review Course in Hand Surgery; Dallas, TX, July 20-22, 1990
  35. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, November 1990
  36. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Chicago, IL, Fall 1990
  37. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' 70th Annual Meeting; San Antonio, TX, April 14-17, 1991
  38. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; San Antonio, TX, April 14, 1991
  39. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; White Sulphur Springs, WV June 9-13, 1991
  40. Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Meeting; New Orleans, LA, September 12-14, 1991
  41. International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery 10th Annual Scientific Meeting; Munich, Germany, September 15-21, 1991
  42. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Chicago, IL, November 1991
  43. Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; New Orleans, LA, January 18-19, 1992
  44. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 8th Annual Meeting; Scottsdale, AZ, November 7-9, 1992
  45. American Society for Surgery of the Hand 47th Annual Meeting; Phoenix, AZ, November 11-14, 1992
  46. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery; Vancouver, Canada, May 17, 1992
  47. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' Annual Meeting; San Antonio, TX, May 18-19, 1992
  48. Southeastern Society of Plastic Reconstruction Surgeons' 35th Annual Meeting; Amelia Island, FL, June 8-14, 1992
  49. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, May 9-10, 1993
  50. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, May 9-10, 1993
  51. Louisiana Stage Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons' Meeting; St. Francisville, LA, March 18-20, 1993
  52. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Meeting; Hilton Head, SC, June 1993
  53. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Chicago, IL, August 1993
  54. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, September 1993
  55. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; Chicago, IL, October 1993
  56. 87th Annual Southern Medical Association Meeting; New Orleans, LA, October 1993
  57. Section Secretaries Conference of the Southern Medical Association; Atlanta, GA, January 7-8, 1994
  58. New Orleans Surgical Society Meeting; New Orleans, LA, January 13, 1994
  59. Louisiana Surgical Society Meeting, Session Moderator; New Orleans, LA, January 22, 1994
  60. Louisiana Surgical Society and Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons' Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, January 22-23, 1994
  61. Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Meeting; New Orleans, LA, January 23, 1994
  62. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting; St. Louis, MO, May 1-4, 1994
  63. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' Meeting; St. Louis, MO, May 1-4, 1994
  64. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Meeting; San Diego, CA, September 1994
  65. Southern Medical Association Meeting; Orlando, FL, November 1994
  66. Southern Medical Association Meeting, Section Secretaries' Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 7-8, 1995
  67. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 19th Anniversary Meeting, Marco Island, FL, January 12-14, 1995
  68. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, April 30-May 3, 1995
  69. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 38th Annual Conference, Sawgrass, Ponte Verde, FL, June 3-7, 1995
  70. British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Nottingham, England, July 12-14, 1995
  71. Santa Fe Breast Symposium, Santa Fe, NM, August 24-26, 1995
  72. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Panelist, Plastic Surgery Motion Picture Session, New Orleans, LA, October 22-27, 1995
  73. Southern Medical Association Meeting, 89th Annual Scientific Assembly, Kansas City, MO November 15-19, 1995
  74. Section Secretary Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 6-7, 1996
  75. Breast Symposium, 12th Annual, Atlanta, GA, January 19-22, 1996
  76. International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 12th Annual Symposium, Singapore, February 6-10, 1996
  77. American Association of Plastic Surgeons' 75th Anniversary Meeting, Hilton Head Island, SC, May 5-8, 1996
  78. European Association of Plastic Surgeons, Innsbruck, Austria, May 16-18, 1996
  79. International Symposium for Plastic Surgeons, Munich, Germany, June 26-28, 1996
  80. Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baton Rouge, LA, September 26-28, 1996
  81. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Dallas, TX, November 9-13, 1996
  82. Southern Medical Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 20-24, 1996
  83. Thirteenth Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, January 17-19, 1997
  84. Association of Academic Chairman Plastic Surgery Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 15-16, 1997
  85. Surgeons Travel Club, New Orleans, LA, May 17, 1997
  86. Fortieth Annual Scientific Meeting, Southeastern Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons, Williamsburg, VA, June 7-11, 1997
  87. First International Course on Perforator and Arterialized Skin Flaps, Gent, Belgium, June 12-14, 1997
  88. Breast Cancer Symposium for Primary Care Physicians, Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA, September 13, 1997
  89. ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 20-24, 1997
  90. American College of Surgeons 83rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 12-17, 1997
  91. Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Lafayette, LA, October 24-25, 1997
  92. American Society for Reconstructive Surgery 13th Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, January 10-13, 1998
  93. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 77th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 17-20, 1998
  94. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Naples, FL, June 6-10, 1998
  95. American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons, Boston's Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, October 3-7, 1998
  96. Second International Course of Perforator Flaps, New Orleans, LA, November 5-7, 1998
  97. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hawaii, January 13-16, 1999
  98. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons, Atlanta, GA, January 22-23, 1999
  99. 15th Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, GA, January 22-23, 1999
  100. The 7th Annual Michael L. Lewin Lectureship at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, March 12-16, 1999
  101. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Colorado Springs, CO, May 15, 1999
  102. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boca Raton, FL, June 5-9, 1999
  103. 13th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Los Angeles, CA, June 22-26, 1999
  104. 12th Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, June 27-July 2, 1999
  105. American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, October 23-27, 1999
  106. International Breast Symposium, Munich, Germany, November 6-8, 1999
  107. Third International Course on Perforator Flaps, Munich, Germany, November 8-10, 1999 
  108. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Miami, FL, January, 2000
  109. Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, April, 2000
  110. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Laguna Beach, CA, May 7, 2002
  111. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Laguna Beach, CA, May 7-10, 2000
  112. Southeastern Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Bermuda, June 2000
  113. Fourth International Course on Perforator Flaps, Faculty, Glasgow, Scotland, September7-9, 2000
  114. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October, 2000
  115. Southeastern Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Executive Committee Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 1-5, 2001
  116. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, San Diego, CA, January 12-15, 2001
  117. Annual Breast Symposium, Atlanta, GA, January 19-21, 2001
  118. Houston Breast Symposium, Houston, TX, February 2-3, 2001
  119. The 8th Asian Pacific Congress of International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Taipei, Taiwan, April 1-4, 2001
  120. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, January 11-15, 2002
  121. European Association of Plastic Surgeons, Crete, May 2002
  122. Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting, St. Francisville, LA, April 5-7, 2002, 
  123. The Sixth International Course on Perforator Flaps, Taoyuan, Taiwan, October 23-26, 2002,
  124. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 2-6, 2002
  125. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Kauai, HI, January 2003,
  126. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Baltimore, MD, May 5-7, 2003
  127. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Palm Beach, FL, May 31-June 4, 2003
  128. World Society Reconstructive Microsurgery, Heidelberg, Germany, June 11-14, 2003
  129. Seventh International Course on Perforator Flaps, London, England, October 30-November 1, 2003
  130. Japanese Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Okayama, Japan, November 11-14, 2003
  131. 26th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX, December 4-8, 2003
  132. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, January 17-20 2004
  133. 4th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, Philadelphia, PA, February 21, 2004
  134. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Chicago, IL,May 9, 2004
  135. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Hot Springs, VA, June 5-9, 2004
  136. Eighth Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 5-7, 2004
  137. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October 9-13, 2004
  138. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Puerto Rico, January 15-18, 2005
  139. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, May 8, 2005
  140. 48th Annual Meeting, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Paradise Island, Bahamas, June 4-8, 2005
  141. 9th Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps, Barcelona, Spain, October 5-8, 2005
  142. World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 23-26, 2005
  143. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, January 14-17,  2006
  144. 1st Annual Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Charleston, South Carolina, April 4-6, 2006
  145. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 85th Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina, May 6-9, 2006
  146. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Sea Island, Georgia, June 3-7, 2006
  147. II International Practical & Theoretical Course on Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 8-10, 2006
  148. 5th Annual National Congress of Mexican Association, Leon, Guanajuato, August 30- September 2, 2006
  149. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Puerto Rico, Rio Grande, January 13-14, 2007
  150. 3rd Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia January 19-21, 2007
  151. 2nd Annual Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Paris, France, May 4-6, 2007
  152. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Destin, Florida, June 9-13, 2007
  153. World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Athens, Greece, June 24-26, 2007
  154. International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Meeting; Berlin, Germany, June 26-30, 2007
  155. 1st Annual Reconstructive Surgery Symposium, St. Louis, Missouri, September 28-30, 2007
  156. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, October 26-31, 2007
  157. 4th Annual Meeting on Perforator Flaps, Barcelona, Spain, November 29-30, 2007
  158. Twenty-fourth Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, January 18-20, 2008
  159. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, April 5-8, 2008
  160. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boca Raton, Florida, June 7-11, 2008
  161. Israel Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 25- August 8, 2008
  162. 12th Annual Perforator Flap Course, Coimbatore, India, September 10-13, 2008 
  163. 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 26, 2008
  164. 3rd Annual Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Beijing, China, October 11-13, 2008
  165. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Maui, Hawaii, January 10-13, 2009
  166. 25th Breast Surgery Symposium, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, January 16-18, 2009
  167. 1st International Breast Surgery Workshop, Rome, Italy, January 23-24, 2009
  168. Ohio Medical Society Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 15-17, 2009
  169. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 5-10, 2009
  170. 26th Annual Meeting for the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Charleston, SC, September 23-27, 2009
  171. Nevada Oncology Society Conference, Reno, Nevada, October 15, 2009
  172. 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, FL, January 9-12, 2010
  173. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, West Palm Beach, FL, June 13- 16, 2010
  174. Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction, Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital, Coventry, United Kingdom, July 8-10, 2010

PRESENTATIONS

  1. "Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Lower Extremities," Plastic Senior Residents' Conference; Nashville, TN, April 1981
  2. "A Second Look at Foot Preservation Procedures for Forefoot Amputation," Multidisciplinary Microsurgery at the Mardi Gras; New Orleans, LA, March 1984
  3. "Amputation Level Morbidity Analysis: Literature Review," Multidisciplinary Microsurgery at the Mardi Gras; New Orleans, LA, March 1994
  4. "Microsurgery: State of the Art at Southern Baptist Hospital," Southern Baptist Hospital; New Orleans, LA, July 1984
  5. "Breast Reconstruction: An Overview of all Techniques with Concentration on the Superior Gluteal Microvascular Breast Reconstruction without Silicone Implant," Southern Baptist Hospital; New Orleans, LA, January 1985
  6. "Lower Limb Salvage," Multidisciplinary Microsurgery at the Mardi Gras; New Orleans, LA, February 985
  7. "Chest Wall Reconstruction with Microvascular Techniques," Multidisciplinary Microsurgery at the Mardi Gras; New Orleans, LA, February1985
  8. "Versatility of the Forearm Flap," 8th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Paris, France, July 1985
  9. "The Nicoladoni Procedures: A 64 year Follow-up and Review of the Literature," 8th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Paris, France, July 1985
  10. "Plastic Surgery: An Overview," River Parishes Medical Center; LaPlace, LA August 1985
  11. "Breast Reconstruction," Florence General Hospital; Florence, SC, September 1985
  12. "Plastic Surgery: An Overview," Destrehan High School; Destrehan High School Continuing Education Program; Destrehan, LA, October 1985
  13. "Microsurgical Extremity Reconstruction," McLeod Regional Medical Center; Florence, SC, August 1986
  14. "Plastic Surgery of the Breast," McLeod Regional Medical Center; SC, August 1986
  15. "Aesthetic Surgery and Surgery of the Breast," Destrehan High School; Destrehan, LA, October 1986
  16. "Toe to Hand Transfers," Tulane Medical Center; New Orleans, LA, October 1987
  17. "Facial Cosmetic Surgery," 1st Annual Woman's Day Program, River Parishes Hospital; LaPlace, LA, May 1988
  18. "Liposuction," 1st Annual Woman's Day Program, River Parishes Hospital; LaPlace, LA, May 1988
  19. "Aesthetic Breast Surgery," 1st Annual Woman's Day Program, River Parishes Hospital; LaPlace, LA, May 1988
  20. "Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction," Tulane Medical Center; New Orleans, LA, February 1990
  21. "The Versatility of the Forearm Flap," International Symposium on New Techniques of Hetertopic Reconstruction; Bonn, Germany, October 1987
  22. "200 Free Flaps: Donor Sites and Applications," International Symposium on New Techniques of Heterotopic Reconstruction; Bonn, Germany, October 1987
  23. "Breast Reconstruction: Regional versus Free Flaps," International Symposium on Techniques of Heterotopic Reconstruction; Bonn, Germany, October 1987
  24. "Breast Reconstruction with the SIEA Free Flap," Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Kiawah Island, SC, June 1990
  25. "Breast Reconstruction with the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Free Flap": Scientific Program Poster, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; Toronto, Canada, September 1990
  26. "Use of the Latissimus Flap with Scapular Bone for One Stage Reconstruction of Open Fractures," Scientific Program Poster, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; Toronto, Canada, September 1990
  27. "Breast Reconstruction with the SIEA Free Flap," Poster Display, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, November 1990
  28. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap and Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps," Lecture and Video Presentation of Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction, Visiting Professor; Medical Center of South Carolina, August 1993
  29. "The Latissimus Dorsi/Scapular Bone Flap," The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; White Sulfur Springs, WV, June 1991
  30. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap," Tulane University Plastic Surgery Conference; New Orleans, LA, January 1993
  31. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap," Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Hilton Head Island, SC, June 1993
  32. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap," Presentation, American Society of Plastic Surgeons' Annual Meeting; September 20, 1993
  33. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap," and "Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Free Flap Breast Reconstruction," Video Presentation, American Society of Reconstructive MicrosurgeryMeeting; Kansas City, MO, October 1993
  34. "Breast Reconstruction with Gluteal Artery Perforator Free Flaps," Southern Medical Association Meeting; New Orleans, LA, October 29, 1993
  35. "Reconstructive Microsurgery," Louisiana State University Medical School, 3rd year students; New Orleans, LA, November 9, 1993
  36. "Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery of the Breast," Kiwanis Club, Guest Lecturer; Florence, SC, December 1993
  37. "Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction," Insurance Women of Greater New Orleans, Guest Speaker; New Orleans, LA, March 1994
  38. "Breast Reconstruction with the Body's Own Tissue," Federally Employed Women's Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, March 1994
  39. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' Annual Meeting; White Castle, LA, March 1994
  40. "Reconstructive Microsurgery for the Head and Neck," Harold Wirth Dental Club; New Orleans, LA, April 1994
  41. "Breast Reconstruction with Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps," American Association of Plastic Surgeons; St. Louis, MO, May 1994
  42. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Ochsner Foundation Hospital; New Orleans, LA, September 1994
  43. "Gluteal Free Flap Breast Reconstruction," Instructional Course, Invited Presenter, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons'; San Diego, CA, September 1994
  44. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Southern Medical Association Meeting; Orlando, FL, November 1994
  45. "Lateral Thigh Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction," Southern Medical Association Meeting; Orlando, FL, November 1994
  46. "Internal Mammary Artery and Vein as Recipient Vessels in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction,"  Winner, 2nd Place, resident competition, Southern Medical Association Meeting; November 1994
  47. "Perforator Based Free Flaps," Instructional Course Presenter, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting; Marco Island, FL, January 1995
  48. "Versatility of the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap," American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting; Marco Island, FL, January 1995
  49. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," University of California; Los Angeles, CA, February 1995
  50. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Mercy+Baptist Hospital; New Orleans, LA, April 1995
  51. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," American Association of Plastic Surgeons; San Diego, CA, April 30-May 3, 1995
  52. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," New York University Medical Center; New York, NY, April 1995
  53. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Long Island Medical Center; Long Island, NY, April 1995
  54. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 38th Annual Conference; Sawgrass, Ponte Verde, FL, June 1995
  55. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," British Association of Plastic Surgeons; Nottingham, England, July 1995
  56. "Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," Faculty 1995 Santa Fe Symposium; Santa Fe, NM, August 1995
  57. "Perforator Flaps," 12th Annual Breast Symposium; Atlanta, GA, January 19-22, 1996,
  58. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," European Association of Plastic Surgeons; Innsbruck, Austria, May 1996
  59. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flaps," Operative procedure with live video, International Symposium for Plastic Surgeons; Munich, Germany, June 1996
  60. "Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap," International Symposium for Plastic Surgeons; Munich, Germany, June 1996
  61. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction," International Symposium for Plastic Surgeons; Munich, Germany, June 1996
  62. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Instruction Course, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Dallas, TX, November 1996
  63. "Breast Reconstruction with Autogenous Tissue," Southern Medical Association; Baltimore, MD, November 1996
  64. "Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap," 13th Annual Breast Symposium; Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA, January 1997
  65. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, SC, May 1997
  66. "Autogenous Breast Reconstruction," Surgeons Travel Club; New Orleans, LA, May 1997
  67. "DIEP Flaps for Extremity Reconstruction," The First International Course on Perforator Flaps and Arterialized Skin Flaps; Gent, Belgium, June 1997
  68. "The use of Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps," The First International Course on Perforator Flaps and Arterialized Skin Flaps; Gent, Belgium, June 1997
  69. "The Lateral Thigh Perforator Flap," The First International Course on Perforator Flaps and Arterialized Skin Flaps; Gent, Belgium, June 1997
  70. "Options in Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy," Breast Symposium; New Orleans, LA, September 1997
  71. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Instructional Course, ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Scientific Meeting; San Francisco, CA, September 1997
  72. "Panelist," American College of Surgeons 83rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 1997 
  73. "Reconstructive Plastic Surgery," Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar; New Orleans, LA,October 1997
  74. "Advances in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction," American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 13th Annual Meeting; Scottsdale, AZ, January 1998
  75. "Plastic Surgery of the Breast," Celebrating Women Lecture Series; New Orleans, LA, May 1998
  76. "Course on Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," ASPRS Meeting; Boston, MA, October 1998
  77. "DIEP Flap for Breast Reconstruction," Second International Course on Perforator Flaps; New Orleans, LA, November 1998
  78. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," Second International Course on Perforator Flaps; New Orleans, LA, November 1998
  79. "Evolution of the DIEP Flap," Second International Course on Perforator Flaps; New Orleans, LA, November 1998
  80. "GAP Flap for Breast Reconstruction," Surgical Demonstration, Second International Course on Perforator Flaps; New Orleans, LA, November 1998
  81. "Five Hundred DIEP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," Second International Course on Perforator Flaps; New Orleans, LA, November 1998
  82. "Perforator Free Flaps: Are They Worth the Extra Effort?" Southern Medical Association; New Orleans, LA, November 19-21, 1998
  83. "Management on Early State Breast Cancer: Stump the Experts," Southern Medical Association; New Orleans, LA, November 19-21, 1998
  84. "Cutaneous Flaps," American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, the ASRM Resident and Fellows' Symposium; Kamuela, Hawaii, January 1999
  85. "Perforator Flaps," American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting; Kamuela, Hawaii, January 1999
  86. "Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," A Step Forward - 7th Annual Michael L. Lewin Lectureship at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York, NY, March 1999
  87. "Avoiding Pitfalls in Microsurgery," Southern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Boca Raton, FL, June 1999
  88. "Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," 13th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Los Angeles, CA, June 1999
  89. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," 13th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Los Angeles, CA, June 1999
  90. "Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps" 12th Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery; San Francisco, CA, June 1999
  91. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," 12th Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery; San Francisco, CA, June 1999
  92. "Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Instructional Course, American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons; New Orleans, LA, October 1999
  93. "Evolution of the DIEP Flap," International Breast Symposium; Munich, Germany, November 1999
  94. "Analysis of Results and Complications DIEP-Flap," Third International Course on Perforator Flaps; Munich, Germany, November 1999
  95. "Instructional Course on Perforator Flaps," ASRM Meeting; Miami FL, January 2000
  96. "First Successful Transplantation of a Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Between Identical Twins for Breast Reconstruction," Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Baton Rouge, LA, April 2000
  97. "First Successful Breast Reconstruction with DIEP Flap Between Identical Twins," SESPR Meeting; Bermuda, June 2000
  98. "Panel on Perforator Flaps," ASRM Meeting; San Diego, CA, January 2001
  99. "Autogenous Breast Reconstruction: Technique, Shaping, and Results," The 8th Asian Pacific Congress of IPRAS; Taipei, Taiwan, April 2001
  100. "Breast Reconstruction in the Year 2001," Invited Key Note Lecturer, The 8th Asian Pacific Congress of IPRAS; Taipei, Taiwan, April 2001
  101. "Instructional Course on Perforator Flaps," American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, January 2002
  102. "The SIEA Flap Revisited," Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting, St. Francisville, LA, April 2002 
  103. Talk on Breast Reconstruction to the ladies from the Susan Komen Foundation, September 4, 2002
  104. Talk on Breast Reconstruction given to the Surgical Technicians at Memorial Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, September 2002
  105. "DIEP and SIEA Flaps," Faculty talk, The Sixth International Course on Perforator Flaps, Taoyuan, Taiwan, October 2002
  106. "GAP flap and SIEA flap breast reconstruction," Live Surgery, The Sixth International Course on Perforator Flaps, Taoyuan, Taiwan, October 2002
  107. "Instructional Course on Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting; San Antonio, TX, November 2002
  108. "Autogenous Breast Reconstruction with the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap," ASRM Meeting; Kauai, HI, January 2003
  109. "State of the Art in Breast Reconstruction,"4th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer; Philadelphia, PA, February 2003
  110. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap and DIEP Flap," Video Presentation, Japanese Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Okayama, Japan, November 2003
  111. "Perforator Flaps for Reconstruction," Japanese Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Okayama, Japan, November 2003
  112. "Breast Reconstruction: The Perforator Flap Technique," Invited Plenary Lecture, 26th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; San Antonio, TX, December 2003
  113. "The I-GAP Flap for Reconstruction," Faculty Lecture, 8th Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps; Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 2004
  114. Master Series Course, ASPS Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, September 2004
  115. Interactive Video Session, ASPS Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, September 2004
  116. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Instructional Course, ASPS Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, September 2004
  117. "Reconstrucion de Mama," Invited International Faculty, Cursos Instruccionales, XXXVI Congreso Nacional De La Association Mexicana De Cirugia Plastica Estetica Y Reconstructiva; Veracruz, Mexico, May 2005
  118. "Inferior Gluteal Flap," ASRM Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 2005
  119. "SGAP Flaps Step by Step," 9th Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps; Barcelona, Spain, October 2005
  120. "Congenital Breast Deformity Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps," 9th Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps; Barcelona, Spain, October, 2005
  121. "Augmentation Mammoplasty with Perforator Flaps," Expert Lecturer, 9th Annual International Course on Perforator Flaps; Barcelona, Spain, October 2005
  122. "SIEA Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," WSRM Meeting; Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 2005
  123. "Perforator Flaps - Getting Started," ASRM Meeting; Tucson, AZ, January 2006
  124. "Scarless Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps", Sea Island, GA June 2006
  125. "Breast Reconstruction with Autologous Tissue," II International Practical & Theoretical Course on Breast Reconstructive Surgery; Rome, Italy, June 2006
  126. "IGAP-SGAP Step by Step," 5th National Congress of Mexican Association; Leon, Guanajuato, August 2006
  127. "Breast Reconstruction using Perforator Flaps," 5th National Congress of Mexican Association; Leon, Guanajuato, September 2006
  128. "Bilateral DIEP Between Twins," ASRM Meeting; Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, January 2007
  129. "Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Breast Symposium, Atlanta, GA, January 2007
  130. "Nipple Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Reconstruction," Breast Symposium, Atlanta, GA, January 2007
  131. "Two Year Review of Tertiary Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps," Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction Seminar; Paris, France, May 2007
  132. "Succeeding as a Reconstructive Surgeon in an Aesthetic World," SESPRS Meeting; Destin, FL, June 2007
  133. "The role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction-Pre-operative Imaging can Impact Surgical Strategy," WSRM Meeting; Athens, Greece June 2007
  134. "Transplantation in Identical Twins: Another option for Breast Reconstruction," WSRM Meeting; Athens, Greece, June 2007
  135. "Choices of Recipient Vessels," WSRM Meeting; Athens, Greece, June 2007
  136. "Breast Reconstruction," III IPRAS Meeting; Berlin, Germany, June 2007
  137. "Nipple-Areola Complex Sparing Mastectomy with Perforator Flap Reconstruction," QMP Symposium; St. Louis, MO, September 2007
  138. "Problem Cases," 4th Annual Perforator Meeting; Barcelona, Spain, November 2007
  139. "Medico legal Risks from Attorney's Perspective," Breast Symposium; Atlanta, GA, January 2008
  140. "Aesthetic Considerations in Mastectomy Surgery," Israel Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July-August 2008
  141. "Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction and Oncoplasty" Israel Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July-August 2008
  142. "Advancement of Breast Reconstruction with Innovative Disruption" Israel Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July-August 2008
  143. "Restoring Form and Function: Breast Reconstruction with Lymph Node Transfer" Israel Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July-August 2008
  144. "Imaging is Everything- Pre and Intra-operative Imaging (MRA,CTA, SPY) in Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction" Israel Breast Reconstruction Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July-August 2008
  145. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps," 12th International Perforator Flap Course; Coimbatore, India, September 2008
  146. "Breast Reconstruction Flaps," 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Symposium; Winston-Salem, NC, September 2008
  147. "Breast Reconstruction with GAP," 3rd Annual Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction Seminar; Beijing, China, October 2008
  148. "GAP Flap Breast Reconstruction," New York University Lagone Medical Center, New York, NY, October 2008
  149. "Vessel Imaging in Autogenous Breast Reconstruction," Panelist, ASRM Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, January 2009
  150. "What Is The Future of Breast Reconstruction?" Panelist, 25th Breast Surgery Symposium; Atlanta, Georgia, January 2009
  151. "Septocutaneous Flap of Buttock, Abdomen, and Thigh," Guest Speaker, New York University Hospital, NYU Plastic Surgery Lecture, April 1, 2009
  152. Speaker, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 5-10, 2009
  153. "Imaging is Everything in Microvascular Surgery," Guest Speaker, Sacramento Society of Plastic Surgeons, July 6, 2009
  154. "Advances in Microvascular Breast Reconstruction," Guest Lecturer, University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, July 7, 2009
  155. "Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Lymphedema," Guest Lecturer, University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery, July 7, 2009
  156. "Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction," Guest Speaker, Nevada Oncology Society, Reno, Nevada, October 15, 2009
  157. "The Evolving Field of Septocutaneous Flaps for Breast Reconstruction," Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia- Division of Plastic Surgery, November 23, 2009
  158. "Importance of Preoperative Imaging of Donor Sites with CT and MRI," Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia- Division of Plastic Surgery, November 24, 2009
  159. "Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Lymphedema," Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia- Division of Plastic Surgery, November 24, 2009
  160. "Hot Topics In Breast Reconstruction," Panelist, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida, January 12, 2010
  161. "Expanding Indications of Nipple Sparing Mastectomy," Guest Speaker, Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction, Coventry, United Kingdom, July 9, 2010
  162. "Emerging Field of Septo-cutaneous Flaps in Breast Reconstruction," Guest Speaker, Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction, Coventry, United Kingdom, July 9, 2010
  163. "Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction," Guest Speaker, Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction, Coventry, United Kingdom, July 9, 2010
  164. "Restoring Form and Function with DIEP/ Lymph Node Transfer," Guest Speaker, Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction, Coventry, United Kingdom, July 9, 2010

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. “The Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction,” ASRM Meeting, Marco Island, FL, January 12-14, 1995.
  2. “The Internal Mammary Vessels as Recipient Vessels for Free Flap Breast Reconstruction,” ASRM Meeting, Marco Island, FL, January 12-14, 1995.
  3. "Transplantation in Breast Reconstruction using perforator flaps on Identical Twins" American Association of Plastic Surgeons. Coeur d'Arlene. Idaho, May 2007

VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS

  1. Baylor University, Breast Reconstruction with Perforator Flaps, Houston Breast Symposium, Houston, TX, February 2-3, 2001
  2. New York University Lagone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, October 27-28, 2008
  3. University of Miami and Cleveland Clinic Florida, Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons, Miami, FL, December 8-10, 2008
  4. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, March 3-5, 2009
  5. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, March 24-26, 2009
  6. Kansas City Medical University, Kansas City, MO, April 21-23, 2009
  7. University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, July 6-7, 2009
  8. University of British Columbia, Division of Plastic Surgery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 23-24, 2009

MEDIA

  • "Ideas and Resources for Recover, Reconstruction Refined," MAMM, Women, Cancer and Community, June 1999
  • "A Twin's Gift," Family Circle Magazine, August 1, 2000
  • "I Feel Beautiful Again," Woman's World, August 8, 2000
  • "Innovative Breast Reconstruction Uses Natural Tissue and Improves Quality of Life," Good Housekeeping, March 2000
  • "Woman Donates Breast to Twin Sister," National Examiner, March 28, 2000
  • "Memorial Medical Center's Dr. Robert Allen, Offering Women New Alternatives for Breast Reconstruction," M.D. News, May 2001
  • "Reducing the Risks," New Orleans Magazine, August 2002
  • "Life's Moments," a piece aired on TV, the story of a patient with Poland Syndrome, September, 2002
  • "US Surgeon's Ground-breaking N&N Work," Eastern Daily Press- U.K., August 11, 2004
  • "Hurricane Katrina: After the Storm," The Post & Courier- Charleston, SC, September 11, 2005
  • "Discovery Channel Films Mt. Pleasant Surgery," The Post & Courier- Charleston, SC, August 18, 2006
  • "Realizan exitosa cirugia reconstructive de mama," A.M. (in Spanish), September 2, 2006
  • "Rebuilding after Breast Cancer," The Post & Courier- Charleston, SC, October 19, 2006
  • "New Technique Helps Mastectomy Patients," WJACTV- Channel 6, Johnstown, PA, October 19, 2006
  • "A Twin's Healing Gift," People Magazine, December 18, 2006
  • "Some Hidden Choices in Breast Reconstruction," New York Times, December 23, 2008

MEMBERSHIPS

  1. The Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1985; President, 1990-91.
  2. The Louisiana Surgical Society, 1985.
  3. The Louisiana State Medical Society, 1983.
  4. The Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1983.
  5. The International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1985.
  6. The American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1986.
  7. The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1987.
  8. Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, 1989.
  9. New Orleans Surgical Society, December 1989.
  10. The Southern Medical Association, 1989.
  11. The American Medical Association, 1989.
  12. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1991.
  13. American College of Surgeons, 1993.
  14. The Plastic Surgery Research Council, 1998.
  15. The American Association of Plastic Surgeons.
  16. The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
  17. World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Founding Member, 2001.

LIVE SURGERY

Live Performance of Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator (IGAP) Free Flap for Breast Reconstruction. October 7, 2005. The Ninth International Course on Perforator Flaps, Barcelona, Spain, October 5-8, 2005.

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Roper/St. Francis Hospital 2005 to present
316 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

East Cooper Regional Medical Center 2000 to present
1200 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary 2006 to present
310 E. 14th Street
New York, New York 10003

New York University Hospital 2007 to present
550 1st Avenue
New York, New York 10016

Lawrence Hospital 2008 to present
55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, New York 10708

Omega Hospital 2009 to present
2525 Severn Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center 1983 to present
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115




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