Our surgeons are active in clinical trials and research that benefits patients and that advances the field of plastic surgery.

Plastic Surgery ResearchAmong the areas being investigated are:

  • Hyperbaric capabilities of chronic/acute wound healing
  • Gene therapy to heal diabetic wounds
  • Fat grafting for burn reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve clinical trials
  • More accurate 3D imaging of the skull for pre-surgical planning
  • Distraction in cranial vault remodeling
  • BRAVA —a protocol for reconstructing breasts using the patient’s own fat, without flaps or implants