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Research Highlights

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The Division of Plastic Surgery has an active research laboratory, which is currently investigating:

  • application of gene therapy and tissue engineering in wound healing, bone and cartilage repair and reconstruction of three-dimensional defects
  • use of stem cells for tissue regeneration
  • use of acellular dermis for soft tissue repair and enhancement
  • use of various bone substitutes to expedite bone healing
  • effects of ultrasound energy on wound healing and the use of novel skin substitutes for open wounds
  • manipulation and management of hemangiomas and vascular malformation
  • treatments of keloids and other abnormal scar conditions
  • treatment of patients undergoing breast reconstruction after radiation therapy, as well as advances in sternal reconstruction after postoperative infection or wound reopening
  • silicone breast implants
  • use of absorbable plates as a scaffold for a hydroxyapatite resin bone paste to reconstruct large cranial defects
  • mechanical stress and bone biology

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Dr. Grant | (212) 305-3103
Dr. Otterburn | (646) 962-4250
Dr. Spector | (646) 962-8471
Dr. Talmor | (646) 962-4250
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