Professional Résumé

EXPERIENCE:

2005-present
Central Ohio Plastic Surgery, Inc.
* Founder and Director
* Solo, private practice Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

2006
American Board of Plastic Surgery
* Diplomate
* Maintenance of Certification 2016-2025

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

2003-2005
Plastic Surgery Residency
* Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1998-2003
General Surgery Residency
* Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York
* Leon Ginzburg Achievement Award for Outstanding Chief Resident: June 5, 2003
* Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Surgeon Award: May 29, 2003

EDUCATION

1994-1998
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* Doctor of Medicine
1993-1994
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* Special Science Program
1993-1994
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
* Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with Honors
* Bachelor of Arts in Biology

MEMBERSHIP:

2012-present
Fairfield Medical Center, Surgical Co-Management Committee
*Board of Directors, 2015-present
*Chair, OR Utilization committee, 2012-2016
2006-present
Columbus Society of Plastic Surgery
*President
*Founding Officer
2003-present
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member
2012-present
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Active Member
2005-present
Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery
2003-present
Ohio State Medical Association
1990-present
Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Brandeis University, Lifetime Member

CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSURE

2008
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
2006
American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate
2005-present
Ohio Pharmacy License
2004-present
Ohio State Medical Licensure
2003-present
DEA Licensure
2005
Medical Laser Safety Officer (Laser Training Institute)
2000-2003
New York State Medical Licensure
2000
United States Medical Licensing Exam (Completed all steps)

ACTIVITIES

2011-present
National Psoriasis Foundation
*Board Member – National Board of Directors 2016-present
*Columbus Run/Walk to Cure Psoriasis – Founder and Chair
*2015 Top-four finalist, Outstanding Volunteer Leadership Award
2009-present
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Columbus Affiliate
*Speaker – Thriving; Survivorship Mini-Conference
*Medical Advisory Committee – Member
*Marathon for the Cure – Runner 2010
2009-present
Columbus Eastside Running Club – Marathon Runner
*Official Pacer
2003-present
Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
*Annual Gala Chair 2011 and 2012

INTERESTS:

Running, Traveling, Playing Piano

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:

2017
Tourist Trap – Be Cautious of Medical Tourism
*Bexley Living Magazine, January 2017
2016
Timing is Everything. . . Coordinate your Plastic Surgery with the Holidays
*Bexley Living Magazine, November 2016
2016
What You Always Wanted to Know about Facelifts, But Were Afraid to Ask
*Bexley Living Magazine, September 2016
2016
Every Woman Deserves to Feel Great
*Bexley Living Magazine, May 2016
2011
Breast Reconstruction on the Obese Patient
*Featured Speaker, Robert L. Ruberg Symposium
2009
Tips to Help Families Stay Safe in the Sun This Summer
*Lancaster Eagle Gazette
2008
Women Have Choices After a Mastectomy
* Tickled Pink Magazine, Fall 2008
2008
White is the New Tan
*Tickled Pink Magazine, August 2008
2008
Mommy Makeovers
*Tickled Pink Magazine, Summer 2008
2008
Is Your Plastic Surgeon Board Certified?
*Tickled Pink Magazine, Spring 2008
2007
Skin Cancer on the rise; keeping your skin safe this summer
*Lancaster Eagle-Gazette
2005
Women have choices after a mastectomy
* Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, August 24, 2005
2005
Cost Analysis of Dressings for the Treatment of Partial Thickness Burns in the Hospitalized Patient
* Oral Presentation, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, 48th Annual Meeting, May 13-15, 2005
2004-2005
The Effect of Transcyte on Pain Management and Length of Hospital Stay in Burn Patients
2003
Adolor Clinical Trial. Protocol 14CL313
* Multicenter, phase III, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel study of ADL 8-2698 in Opioid-induced postoperative bowel dysfunction/postoperative ileus.
2003
Lymphangioma of the Pancreas
* Submitted for Publication
2003
Gastrostomy Tube: An atypical cause of Pancreatitis
* Submitted for Publication
2001
Myofibroblastoma of the Breast
* The Breast Journal, 2004; 10(4):370-371.
2001
Laparoscopic Assisted Enterolithotomy for Gallstone Ileus in an Atypical Location
* Surgical Endoscopy, 2003; 17(9):1496-1497.
1999-2000
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the New Millennium; How Far Have We Come?
* Poster presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery, Annual meeting, March 29 – April 1, 2000.
* Oral presentation, 7th Annual World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June 1-4, 2000.
* Surgical Endoscopy, 2001; 15(8):867-872.
1995-1997
High Androgen Levels in Chronic Fatigue Patients
* Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,1995;80(11):3390-1
1993-1997
The Confirmation of a Biochemical Marker for Women’s Hormonal Migraine: The Depo-Estradiol Challenge Test
* Headache 1996;36:367-371
1993-1995
The Use of Leuprolide Acetate in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Menstrual Migraine: The Role of Artificially Induced Menopause
* Headache Quarterly 1995(Nov)
1992-1993
Monte Carlo Simulation of Protein Folding Using Experimental Free Energies of Amino Acid Side Chain- Side Chain Interactions.
* Poster presentation, 32nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Boston, Massachusetts, April 24, 1993.
1991
Comparison of Inorganic Bovine Bone Mineral Particles with Porus Hydroxyapatite Granules and Cranial Bone Dust in the Reconstruction of Full-Thickness Skull Defects
* Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 1992;3(1):25-29
1991
Efficacy of Cycled Hyperinflation for Rapid Tissue Expansion
* Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993;91(5): 846-852

I felt totally at ease. Everyone was so nice and friendly that it was as if I had known them for a while…Probably the nicest staff I’ve ever dealt with.

- Facial Rejuvenation Patient

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