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Expert in Plastic Surgery Products, Lymphedema, Wound care, Tech Transfer, Cosmetic products, Fat reduction

Expert ID: 726692 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert serves as the Director of Wound Care Services at a long term acute care hospital. He has several years of wound healing experience and use.

Practice Areas:
• Wound Care Management
• Involved in treating patients with lymphedema
• Cosmetic Laser Procedures
• Facial Procedures Including: Botox, Restylane, Ultrasound etc.
• Body Contouring including Weight loss, Inch Loss and Lipodissolve.
• Thread Lifting of several wound care products.

Hair transplant experience: Involved in Scalp Reduction based on the application of Stress Relaxation. Performed scalp reductions using Sure Closure device in difficult cases. This involved periodic cycle loading to overcome tension. Used Tissue Expanders for the use of transposing hair bearing flaps. Designed polyurethane expanders with modified port. Participated in a research effort to modify collagen using chemical agents in the acute stretching process of skin. Familiar with all aspects of hair transplantation i.e., Micro and Mini grafting, Precision Hairline Replacement, Slit/ Punch Grafting, Laser Grafting, Coring of Unaesthetic Grafts, Scar Revisions etc.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Akron, Ohio - Youngstown, Ohio - Canton, Ohio

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1993 Degree: MD Subject: Plastic Surgery Institution: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Year: 1974 Degree: Pre- University Subject: Biology/ Chemistry Institution: Vivekanada College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President/Owner Department: Responsibilities: Private Practice. Information available upon request.
Years: 1996 to 1996 Employer: Title: Clinical Fellow Department: Plastic Surgery Responsibilities: Clinical Fellow, Plastic Surgery, Dept of Plastic Surgery
Years: 1994 to 1996 Employer: Title: Faculty Department: Surgical Research Responsibilities: Faculty, Surgical Research
Years: 1993 to 1994 Employer: Title: Clinical Fellow Department: Plastic Surgery Responsibilities: Clinical Fellow, Plastic Surgery
Years: 1986 to 1993 Employer: Title: Co-Director of Microsurgery and Plastic Surgery Laboratory Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1983 to 1986 Employer: Title: Research Fellow Department: Responsibilities: Research Fellow, Division of Plastic Surgery
Years: 1981 to 2002 Employer: Title: Residency Department: Responsibilities: Residency, Department of Surgery
Years: 1981 to 1981 Employer: Title: Department: Responsibilities: Clinical Teaching Appointment
Years: 1980 to 1981 Employer: Title: Rotating Intern Govt. Department: Responsibilities: Rotating Intern Govt.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Allegheny County Medical Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
American Academy of Wound management
Plastic Surgery Research Council
Licenses / Certifications
Licenced to Practice Medicine in PA, NY, MN
Certified by the American Academy of Wound Management
Professional Appointments
Director of wound care
Member of Medical Excecutive committee at Kindred Hospital Pittsburgh
Member of Operative and Invasive committee at Kindred Hospital Pittsburgh
Awards / Recognition
Gold Medal in Biochemistry during Medical School
Certificate of Honor, Anatomical Society of India
Gold Medal in Biochemistry (Medical Course)
Certificate of Honor in Physiology (Medical Course)
Honorable Mention, Pittsburgh Academy of Medicine
First Prize, Robert H. Ivy Society, (Basic Science)
First Prize, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Scholarship Contest
Resident Award, Pittsburgh Academy of Medicine
Third Prize, Investigator Category, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation
Scholarship Contest
Who's Who in Health and Medical Sciences
Co-author-Second Prize, Robert H. Ivy Society (Basic Science,
Co-author-Second Prize, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Who's Who in Science and Engineering
Who's Who of American Inventors
First Prize, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Investigators Award
Who's Who in America
Who's Who World Wide
Honorable Mention Mercy Hospital Research Day
Medical / Professional
Rotating Internship, Plastic Surgery Fellowships
Publications and Patents Summary
71 Peer reviewed publications
12 US Patents
35 Published abstracts
6 Book chapters in Plastic Surgery related topics
14 Presentations
3 Video tapes
2 Grant reviews

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
consulting experience with companies involved in design of ultrasonic medical products.
Training / Seminars
Wound care training seminars. Lymphedema hands on training seminars

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Instructor Micro surgical Course
(Plastic Surgery Residents, Urology and General Surgery Residents).
Vendor Selection
I identify vendors and provide products to patients for home use in the fields of Lymphedema and Wound care. I provide supplies for wound care and lymphedema products for use at home for patients
Marketing Experience
Involved with companies involved in the design of ultrasonic surgical products. I have a patent in this area for ultrasonic liposuction. the product is currently in the market.
Other Relevant Experience
I also provide advice on Tech transfer and providing industry contacts. I have 12 US patents to my credit

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Tamil I studied this language up to my 12th grade of school. This is also my mother tongue

Fields of Expertise

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