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AAPS Program & Abstracts | Aesthetic Symposium | Reconstructive Symposium | Resident Poster Competition | Posters

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:45 am - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Symposia Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Symposia Reception

SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2022
7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Visit AAPS History Museum & Book Signing
Join us in the Exhibition Hall from 8AM-12PM for Festive Beverages and Gourmet Coffee.
Breakfast and snacks served throughout the morning.
Have your Centennial History Book Signed, View the Valley Forge and ICONS Videos, and browse the Centennial Museum.
8:00 am - 9:30 am
AAPS Board Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New Member/Cannon Scholarship Awardee Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Networking: Up Close and Personal

Room 1: Chiefs & Chairs
Table 1: Women's Chiefs & Chairs (For Chiefs & Chairs only)
11:30 - 12:30
Facilitator: Gayle Gordillo, M.D.

Table 2: ALL Interested; Financial Management/Retention & Recruitment
12:30 - 1:30
Facilitators: Aaron Mason, M.D. & Granger Wong, M.D.

Room 2: Educational Activities
Table 1: Milestones 2.0
11:30 - 1:30
Facilitators: Peter Taub, M.D. & Arun K. Gosain, M.D.

Table 2: Plastic Surgery Common Application (PSCA)
11:30 - 1:30
Facilitators: Bob Weber, M.D. & Brian Drolet, M.D.

Room 3: Life after Work; Coffee with my Friends
Table 1: Fly-Fishing & Other Avocations
11:30 - 1:30
Facilitator: Warren Garner, M.D.

Table 2: Subspecialties Societies:
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology

11:30 - 1:30
Facilitator: Rogerio Neves, M.D.

Table 3: Alumni Groups

2:00 pm
AAPS 100th Annual Meeting Opening Ceremonies

Welcome & Introduction
Linda G. Phillips, M.D

Warren Garner, M.D.
Co-Chair, Program Committee

Julie E. Park, M.D.
Co-Chair, Program Committee

Introduction of New Members
Joseph Serletti, M.D.

Past President Recognition

Introduction of Cannon Medical Student Attendees
David Larson, M.D.
AAPS Past President

James Barrett Brown Award and Presentation
Introduced by: W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D.
Vice President

John D. Constable International Traveling Fellowship
Introduced by: William G. Austen, Jr., M.D.
Chair, Constable Fellowship Committee

Clinician of the Year
Introduced by: Linda G. Phillips, M.D.

Honorary and Distinguished Fellow Awards
Introduced by: Donald R. Mackay, M.D.
Chair, Honors Committee

Announcement of AAPS Academic Scholar
Introduced by: Arun Gosain, M.D.
Chair, Research and Education Committee

Announcement of AAPS Research Achievement Awards
Introduced by: Arun Gosain, M.D.
Chair, Research and Education Committee

Presentation of 2021 Leonard R. Rubin AAPS Award Paper
Introduced by: Robert Havlik, M.D.

Ti-Sheng Chang Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Award
Introduced by: Linda G. Phillips, M.D.

Presentation of the 2021 ACAPS Robert Goldwyn Mentor of the Year Award
William Kuzon, M.D.

Champagne Break

Introduction of Guest Societies

Introduction of EURAPS Officers

Presentation of EURAPS Award Paper

Presidential Plenary Session
Moderator: Linda G. Phillips, M.D.
Compound Effect Of Hypoalbuminemia And Obesity On Wound Healing After Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Sarah N. Chiang, B.S., Michael J. Finnan, MS, Gary B. Skolnick, BA, MBA, Amanda M. Westman, PhD, Justin M. Sacks, MD, MBA, Joani M. Christensen, MD.
Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA.
Discussant: J. Peter Rubin, M.D.
Long-term Prospective Safety And Efficacy Of Vascularized Lymph Node Transplant (VLNT)
Stav Brown, MD, Michelle Coriddi, MD, Leslie McGrath, NP, Michele Cavali, BA, Ethan Plotsker, BS, Babak Mehrara, MD, Joseph Dayan, MD.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
Discussant: David W. Chang, M.D.
Motor Control of Individual Digits of a Robotic Hand Using Only Signals Recorded from the Peripheral Nerves
Jonathan Cheng, MD1, Edward W. Keefer, PhD2, Qi Zhao, PhD3, Zhi Yang, PhD3.
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Nerves Incorporated, Dallas, TX, USA, 3University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Discussant: Gregory A. Dumanian, M.D.
Long Term Outcome Analysis Of Augmentation Mastopexy Patients: An 18-year Follow-up of Simultaneous Superior Pole Projection and Inferior Pole Support
Kaveh Alizadeh, MD.
New York Medical College, New York, NY, USA.
Discussant: Ivona Percec, M.D, PhD

ALCL Consensus Panel
Mark W. Clemens, II, M.D.; Terence Myckatyn, M.D.

Presidential Address
The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery
Linda G. Phillips, M.D.

Introduced by: Jennifer L. Walden, M.D.
6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception & Poster Competition
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cannon Member Dinner
Ticket Purchase Required

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022
7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am
Breakfast Breakout Sessions
1. Retirement
Moderator: David L. Larson, M.D.
Panelist: James W. May, M.D.

2. Recruitment & Retention: How To
Moderators: Kia Washington & Amy M. Moore, M.D.
Panelists: Amanda A. Gosman, M.D.; Milton B. Armstrong, M.D.; Kerri M. Woodberry, M.D.; Paul S. Cederna, M.D.

Moderators: Brian Gastman, M.D. & Gregory H. Borschel, M.D.
(pre 1999): James W. May, Jr, M.D.; Susan E. Mackinnon, M.D.; Foad Nahai, M.D.
(2000-2010): Steven R. Buchman, M.D.; Arun K. Gosain, M.D.; Michael W. Neumeister, M.D.
(2011-2019): David W. Mathes, M.D.; Justin M. Sacks, M.D., MBA; Timothy W. King, M.D., PhD; Howard Levinson, M.D.
"Rising Stars": Justine C. Lee, M.D., PhD; Alison K. Snyder-Warwick, M.D., Alex K. Wong, M.D.; Benjamin Levi, M.D.
8:00 am
ACAPS Panel: "Plastic Surgery Education: Honoring the Past and Anticipating the Future"
Moderator: Arun K. Gosain, M.D.
Panelist: Michael W. Neumeister, M.D.; Ajit K. Sachdeva, M.D.; Robert A. Weber, M.D.; Nicholas B. Vedder. M.D.; Keith E. Brandt, M.D.
9:00 am - 9:35 am
Scientific Session I: Education/Practice Management/Other
7 minutes presentations followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Justin M. Sacks, M.D.
Secretary: Lesley Wong, M.D.
9:00 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": William M. Kuzon, Jr., M.D., PhD
9:10 am
5. Predicting Academic Performance During Plastic Surgery Residency: Can Step 2 Scores Reliably Replace Step 1?
Amanda R. Sergesketter, MD1, Ronnie L. Shammas, MD1, Hannah C. Langdell, MD1, Yisong Geng, MD, PhD, MBA2, Kyle R. Eberlin, MD3, Paige Fox, MD4, Jason H. Ko, MD, MBA5, Scott D. Lifchez, MD6, Adeyiza O. Momoh, MD7, Vu Nguyen, MD8, Marissa Tenenbaum, MD9, Vishal Thanik, MD10, Brett T. Phillips, MD, MBA1.
1Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 2Calc LLC, Durham, NC, USA, 3Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA, 4Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 5Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA, 6Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, 7University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 8University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 9Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA, 10New York University, New York, NY, USA.
9:17 am
6. Plastic Surgeons and Equity: Are Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Scores Impacted by Minority Patient Caseload?
Jacqueline N. Byrd, MD, MPH, Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
9:24 am
7. 'Inappropriate' Emergency Transfers For Evaluation By Plastic Surgery
Joshua David, MD, Nerone O. Douglas, MSc, Phoebe L. Lee, BS, Elizabeth A. Moroni, MD, MHA, Devra Becker, MD, FACS.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Plastics Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
9:31 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 10:40 am
Murray Lecturer
Introduced by: Linda G. Phillips, M.D.
COVID-19 vaccines: Who what, why, where and when?
Alan Barrett, PhD
10:40 am
Coffee Break
11:15 am - 12:05 pm
Scientific Session II: Craniofacial/Pediatrics
7 minutes presentations followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Jesse Taylor, M.D.
Secretary: Justine C. Lee, M.D.
11:15 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Linton A. Whitaker, M.D.
11:25 am
8. Longitudinal Outcomes In Midfacial Growth And Speech Following Furlow Double-opposing Z-palatoplasty: A 30-year Retrospective
Sameer Shakir, MD1, Mychajlo Kosyk, BA2, Michelle Scott, DDS, MBA2, Hyun-Duck Nah-Cederquist, DMD, MSD, PhD2, Marilyn Cohen, SLP2, Jesse A. Taylor, MD2, Scott P. Bartlett, MD2, Oksana H. Jackson, MD2, David W. Low, MD2, Jordan W. Swanson, MD, MSc2.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
11:32 am
9. Natural History Of Nonsyndromic Sagittal Synostosis Morphometrics Following Open Middle And Posterior Cranial Vault Expansion
Benjamin B. Massenburg, M.D.1, Ezgi Mercan, PhD1, Elizabeth Shepard, MD2, Craig B. Birgfeld, MD1, Srinivas M. Susarla, MD, DMD, MPH1, Amy Lee, MD3, Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD3, Richard A. Hopper, MD, MS1.
1Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA, 2University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA, 3Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
11:39 am
10. Surgical Timing And Neurocognitive Development Among Patients With Craniosynostosis: Analysis Of Confounding Variables And Selection Bias
Jeremy V. Lynn, BS, Lauren K. Buchman, N/A, Christopher J. Breuler, MD, Steven R. Buchman, MD.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
11:46 am
11. National Undervaluation of Cleft Surgical Services: Evidence from a Comparative Analysis of 50,450 Cases
Danielle H. Rochlin, MD, Bachar Chaya, MD, Eduardo D. Rodriguez, DDS MD, Roberto Flores, MD.
New York University, New York, NY, USA.
11:53 am - 12:05 pm
12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
Scientific Session III: Aesthetic Face
7 minutes presentations followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: James E. Zins, M.D.
Secretary: Nicole Z. Sommer, M.D.
12:05 pm
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Mark B. Constantian, M.D.
12:15 pm
12. Specialty Creep Into Plastic Surgery—Evidence For Declining Market Share Based On 430,472 Cases
Danielle H. Rochlin, MD1, Evan Matros, MD, MMSc2, Clifford C. Sheckter, MD1.
1Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
12:22 pm
13. Surgical Anatomy of the Ligamentous Attachments in Neck: A Cadaver Study
Cagri Cakmakoglu, M.D1, Gehaan D'Souza, MD2, James Zins, MD,FACS1.
1Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA, 2Iconic Plastic Surgery Clinic, Carlsbad, CA, USA.
12:29 pm
14. The "Delta" Facelift: Optimizing Facial and Neck Rejuvenation with SMAS Plication and Deep Cervicoplasty in 281 Patients
James C. Grotting, MD FACSC1, Maryam Saheb-Al-Zamani, MD FRCSC2.
1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA, 2Private Practice, Toronto, ON, Canada.
12:36 pm
15. Noninvasive Localized Adipose Reduction With The Prostaglandin Analog Latanoprost
David T. Guerrero, MS, Matthew Cannon, PhD, Joseph Sukinik, BS, Phoebe Lee, BS, Sarah Seman, BS, Shawn J. Loder, MD, Anaya Shivakumar, BS, Solomon Su, PhD, Lauren Kokai, PhD.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
12:43 pm - 12:55 pm
12:55 pm
ADJOURN for Lunch
12:55 pm
Women Surgeons' Luncheon
Facilitator: Liza C. Wu, M.D.
12:55 pm
Lunch on Own
2:00 pm
AAPS Panel I: History Book
Moderator: Arun K. Gosain, M.D.
Panelists: David L. Larson, M.D.; R. Barrett Noone, M.D., FACS; W. Thomas Lawrence, M.D.; Aron D. Wahrman, M.D., MBA; Joseph G. McCarthy, M.D., FACS; Alison Snyder-Warwick, M.D.
3:07 pm - 3:15 pm
A Covid-19-Like Experience at the Dawn of Plastic Surgery
Jack C. Fisher, M.D. & R. Barrett Noone, M.D.
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Scientific Session IV: Gender Affirmation
7 minutes presentation followed by six minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Juliana E. Hansen, M.D.
Secretary: Rachel Bluebond-Langer, M.D.
3:15 pm
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Douglas K. Ousterhout, M.D.
3:25 pm
16. Under The Microscope: A Look At Relative Risk Of Malignancy In Transgender Mastectomy
Madeleine K. Bruce, BA1, Walter Joseph, MD1, Lorelei Grunwaldt, MD2, Vu T. Nguyen, MD1, Carolyn De La Cruz, MD1.
1UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Private Practice, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
3:32 pm
17. Sharing the Montreal Gender Affirming Vaginoplasty: A 25 Year and 2500 Cases Experience
Alexis Laungani, MD, FRCSC, Pierre Brassard, MD, FRCSC, Maud Belanger, MD, FRCSC.
GRS Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada.
3:39 pm - 3:45 pm
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Coffee Break
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Scientific Session V: Innovations - Short Papers
3 minute presentation
Moderator: Steven R. Buchman, M.D.
4:15 pm
18. Immediate Post-mastectomy Implant-based Breast Reconstruction: An Outpatient Procedure?
Alexandra M. Keane, MD, Grace C. Keane, MD, Gary B. Sklonick, BS, MBA, David Chi, MD, PhD, Trina D. Ebersole, MD, Terence M. Myckatyn, MD, FACS, Marissa M. Tenenbaum, MD.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
4:19 pm
19. Same-day Mastectomy And Immediate Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction: A Twelve-year Analysis of a National Database and Early Postoperative Outcomes
Amanda L. Chow, B.A.1, Margaret M. Luthringer, M.D.1, Emily A. Van Kouwenberg, M.D.2, Richard L. Agag, M.D.2, Jeremy C. Sinkin, M.D.2.
1Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, 2Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
4:23 pm
20. The Cost Effectiveness of Point-of-care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Ganglion Cysts of the Hand and Wrist
Kaylyn Pogson, MA, Kamran Khan, MD, Emily Wirtz, MD, Gene Deune, MD, MBA, Lynn Damitz, MD.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
4:27 pm
21. A Novel Hairline Feminization Technique: Using Temporal Rotation Flaps to Take the M-shape out of Masculine Hairlines in Facial Feminization Surgery
Graham C. Ives, MD1, Naikhoba CO Munabi, MD, MPH1, Julie A. Ames, MD2, David C. Kim, MD2, Michael W. Chu, MD2, James C. Lee, MD2, Stacey H. Francis, MD2.
1University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
4:31 pm
22. Long-term Outcomes of Reconstruction for Weight-bearing Heel Ulcers using Free Tissue Transfer
Romina Deldar, MD1, Adaah Sayyed, BS2, Parhom Towfighi, BS2, Christopher E. Attinger, MD1, Karen K. Evans, MD1.
1MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA, 2Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA.
4:35 pm
23. Stopping the Clock: Agrin Nanoparticle Therapy Reduces Neuromuscular Junction Degradation after Peripheral Nerve Injury
Erica B. Lee, MS, Chenhu Qiu, BS, Thomas G.W. Harris, MBChB, Nicholas von Guionneau, MBBS, Zohra Alsami, BS, Matthew Generoso, BS, Yicheng Zhang, BS, Zhicheng Yao, MS, Ahmet Hoke, MD PhD, Hai-Quan Mao, PhD, Sami Tuffaha, MD.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
4:39 pm
24. Impact Of Autologous Fat Transfer On Cumulative Incidence Of Local Recurrence In 1,000 Post-oncologic Breast Reconstruction: a Single Center Matched Case-control Study
Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo, MD, PhD1, Michail Sorotos, MD1, Guido Paolini, MD1, Gennaro D'Orsi, MD1, Guido Firmani, MD1, Floyd Wilhelmus Timmermans, MD2.
1Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, 2Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
4:43 pm
25. Streamlining Insurance-Based Breast Reductions
Suma Yalamanchili, MD, Elise Hogan, BS, Gabrielle Farley, BA, Sarah Beth Guibord, DNP, MSN, BSN, Sarah trauss, DNP, MSN, BSN, Ryan Gobble, MD.
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
4:47 pm
26. Neurocognitive Outcomes in Postoperative Craniosynostosis Patients
Adam H. Junn, BS, Aaron S. Long, BS, Sacha C. Hauc, MPH, Jean C. Rivera, BS, Alexandra Junn, AB, John A. Persing, MD, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc.
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
4:51 pm
27. In-utero Closure of Complex Myelomeningocele Defects with Bipedicle Fasciocutaneous Flaps: A Cohort Study
Matthew E. Pontell, MD1, Aaron Yengo-Kahn, MD2, Emily Taylor, WHNP-BC3, J Michael Newton, MD, PhD4, Kelly A. Bennett, MD, MS, FRCS(C)4, John C. Wellons, III, MD, MSPH5, Stephane A. Braun, MD, FRCS(C)6.
1Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, 2Department of Neurologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, 3The Fetal Center at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, 4The Fetal Center at Vanderbilt, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA, 5The Fetal Center at Vanderbilt, Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurologic Surgery, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, USA, 6The Fetal Center at Vanderbilt, Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA.
4:55 pm
28. National Disparities in Medicaid Access to Orthotic Helmet Therapy for Deformational Plagiocephaly
Aaron Long, B.S., Sacha Hauc, M.P.H., Alicia Stephan, B.S., Adam Junn, B.S., Jean Carlo Rivera, B.S., Jacob Dinis, B.S., Alexandra Junn, A.B., John Persing, M.D., Michael Alperovich, M.D., M.Sc..
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
4:59 pm
29. Mechanical Stretch Mobilizes Lgr6+ Epidermal Stem Cells to Drive Skin Growth
Yingchao Xue, PhD, Ainsley L. Taylor, BS, Chenyi Lyu, MS, Amy van Ee, BS/MSE candidate, Ashley Kiemen, MS, YoungGeun Choi, BS, Nima Khavanian, MD, Dominic Henn, MD, Chaewon Lee, BS candidate, Lisa Hwang, BS candidate, Eric Wier, PhD, Saifeng Wang, PhD, Sam Lee, PhD, Ang Li, MD, PhD, Charles Kirby, BS, Pei-Hsun Wu, PhD, Denis Wirtz, PhD, Luis Garza, MD, PhD, Sashank K. Reddy, MD, PhD.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
5:03 pm
30. To Screen or not to Screen: Evaluation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Surveillance to Assess Silicone Breast Implant Integrity
Haripriya S. Ayyala, MD, Tarek Afifi, MD, Colleen McCarthy, MD, Peter Cordeiro, MD.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
5:07 pm
31. The Pedicled Vpap Flap Allows for Preservation of the Abdominal Wall in the Reconstruction of Apr Defects
Jennifer Lavie, MD, Patrick Palines, MD, Rami Dibbs, MD, Mark Stadler, MD.
LSU, New Orleans, LA, USA.
5:11 pm
32. Evolution Of Clinical Practice Patterns In Liposuction: A Sixteen-year Review of Continuous Certification Tracer Data from the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Daniel C. Sasson, BA1, Michael J. Stein, MD, FRCSC2, John J. Harrast, PhD3, Amy Alderman, MD, MPH, FACS4, Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS2, Arun K. Gosain, MD, FACS1.
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA, 3Data Harbor Solutions, Chicago, IL, USA, 4American Board of Plastic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
5:15 pm
33. The Decline of MD/PhD Surgeon-scientists in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mytien Nguyen, MS1, Wendy Chen, MD, MS2, Luis A. Gonzalez, BS1, Henry C. Hsia, MD, FACS3.
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, 2The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA, 33Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
5:19 pm
34. Fractional Radiofrequency Microneedling: A Novel and Non-invasive Treatment for Festoons
Nicholas Elmer, BS1, Garrett Ni, MD2, Roselind Ni, BS1, Morris Hartstein, MD3, Allan Wulc, MD4.
1Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 3Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tel Aviv, Israel, 4W Cosmetic Surgery, Plymouth Meeting, PA, USA.
5:23 pm
35. Browlift: Correlation of Artificial Intelligence with Excursion Measurements in Identifying Surgical Efficacy
Thanapoom Boonipat, MD, Nathan Hebel, BS, Steven Callori, BS, Jason Lin, MD, Uldis Bite, MD.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
5:27 pm
36. Facial Expression after Face Transplant: The First International Face Transplant Cohort Comparison
Miguel I. Dorante, MD, MBE1, Alice T. Wang, BS2, Branislav Kollar, MD3, Andrew J. Lindford, MD4, Emma-Lotta Kiukas, MD4, Mustafa G. Ertosun, MD, PhD5, Ömer Özkan, MD5, Özlenen Özkan, MD6, Patrik Lassus, MD4, Bohdan Pomahac, MD7.
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, 2Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 3University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany, 4Töölö Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, ?University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 5Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey, 6Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalyza, Turkey, 7Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
5:31 pm
37. Risk Factors Associated with Adverse Airway Events in Pediatric Cleft Palate Repair
Victor Yu, MS1, Jason Pham, BS1, Yifan Guo, MD2.
1Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfok, VA, USA, 2Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Norfok, VA, USA.
5:35 pm
38. Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: An Analysis of Risk Factors
Charalampos Siotos, MD, Sydney Horen, BS, Anuja Antony, MD, Deana Shenaq, MD, George Kokosis, MD.
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.
5:39 pm
39. Nerve Transfers Can Improve Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Proof-of-concept Study
Kashyap K. Tadisina, M.D.1, Caitlin Francoisse, M.D.2, Christine B. Novak, PhD3, Carie Kennedy, BSN, RN1, Lorna Kahn, CHT, PT1, Aimee James, MPH, PhD1, Rimma Ruvinskaya, M.D.1, Neringa Juknis, M.D.1, Katherine Stenson, M.D.4, Susan E. Mackinnon, M.D.1, Ida K. Fox, M.D.1.
1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA, 3University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 4John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA.
5:45 pm
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIP Suite Pre-Reception
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
President's Gala Dinner
White Tie Requested
8:45 pm
Awards and Presentation

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am
Past President's Breakfast
7:00 am
Breakfast Breakout Sessions
1. Dealing with Adversities
Moderators: Michael W. Neumeister, M.D. & Michael L. Bentz, M.D.
Panelists: J. William Futrell, M.D.; Michael W. Neumeister, M.D.; David L. Larson, M.D., Jeffrey Larson, M.D.

2. Creating a Gender Affirmation Center
Moderators: Loren S. Schecther, M.D. & Juliana E. Hansen, M.D.
Panelists: Amir H. Dorafshar, M.D.; Amanda A. Gosman, M.D.; Jens U. Berli, M.D.

3. Algorithmic Selection of Patients - Lymphedema
Moderator: David W. Chang, M.D.
Panelists: Ketan Patel, M.D.; Edward Chang, M.D.; Dung Nguyen, M.D.
8:00 am - 8:50 am
Scientific Session VI: Hand and Extremity
7 minutes presentations followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Ines C. Lin, M.D.
Secretary: Amy M. Moore, M.D.
8:00 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Vincent R. Hentz, M.D.
8:10 am
40. Electrodiagnostic Predictors of Disease Severity and Treatment Outcomes in Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow
Matthew Florczynski, MD, MS, Lingxuan Kong, MS, Lu Wang, PhD, Patricia Burns, MPH, Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
8:17 am
41. Toe-to-hand Transfers In Children - Indications and Results
Neil F. Jones, MD, Katherine Au, MD.
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
8:24 am
42. Effect of Daytime versus Overnight Digit Replantation on Surgical Outcomes
Alfred P. Yoon, MD, I-Chun Lin, BA, Lingxuan Kong, MS, Lu Wang, PhD, Kevin C. Chung, MD,MS.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
8:31 am
43. Long-term Outcomes Following Free Vascularized Fibula Physeal Transfer for Proximal Humerus Oncologic Reconstruction in Children: An International Multi-institutional Study
Said Azoury, MD1, Ronnie Shammas, MD2, Sammy Othman, MD3, Amanda Sergesketter, MD2, Brian Brigman, MD2, Jie Nguyen, MD4, Alexandre Arkader, MD4, Kristy Weber, MD5, Detlev Erdmann, MD PhD MHSc2, Scott Levin, MD6, Marco Innocenti, MD7, Stephen Kovach, MD2.
1Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY, USA, 2Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 3Northwell, New York, NY, USA, 4Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 5University of Pennysylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 6University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 7University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
8:38 am
8:50 am - 9:40 am
Scientific Session VII: General Reconstruction
7 minutes presentation followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Jesse C. Selber, M.D.
Secretary: Summer E. Hanson, M.D., PhD
8:50 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Lawrence J. Gottlieb, M.D.
9:00 am
44. Association between Venous Thromboembolism Rates and Different Prophylactic Anticoagulation Regimens in Patients Undergoing Free Flap Reconstruction of the Head and Neck Region
Rakan Saadoun, MD, Fuat B. Bengur, MD, Elizabeth A. Moroni, MD, Mark Kubik, MD, Sridharan Shaum, MD, Mario G. Solari, MD.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
9:07 am
45. Unveiling the Mysteries of the Chimera Flap after Almost a Semicentennial
Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD.
Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA.
9:14 am
46. Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Clinical Outcomes in the COVID-19 Era
Victor Z. Zhu, MD, MHS, Robert P. Duggan, BS, Julie E. Park, MD, Linda G. Phillips, MD.
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.
9:21 am
47. The Impact of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination on Post-Operative Outcomes in 818 Microsurgery Patients: A Multicenter Analysis
Susan M. Taghioff, BS1, Benjamin R. Slavin, M.D.1, Manish Narasimman, B.A.1, Minji Kim, B.S.1, Tripp Holton, M.D.2, Devinder Singh, M.D.1.
1University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Miami, FL, USA, 2Anne Arundel Medical Center/Luminis Health, Annapolis, MD, USA.
9:28 am
9:40 am - 10:00 am
Coffee Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am
AAPS Panel II: Forgotten Icons - Highlighting Diversity in Plastic Surgery
Moderator: Russell R. Reid, M.D., PhD & Liza C. Wu, M.D.
Panelists: Milton B. Armstrong, M.D.; Kia Washington, M.D.; Lynn A. Damitz, M.D.
10:45 am - 11:35 am
Scientific Session VIII: Basic Science Research
7 minutes presentations followed by 12 minutes at end for group discussion
Moderator: Gayle M. Gordillo, M.D.
Secretary: Daniel Jaffurs, M.D., PhD
10:45 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Martin C. Robson, M.D.
10:55 am
48. Topical Captopril: A Promising Therapeutic Avenue for Lymphedema Treatment
Stav Brown, MD, Claire Li, MD, Catherine Ly, MD, García Nores Gabriela, MD, Jason Gardenier, MD, Omer Aras, MD, Jungeun Baik, PhD, Raghu Kataru, PhD, Babak Mehrara, MD.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
11:02 am
49. Loss Of Hypoxia Signaling Limits Physiologic And Muscle Adaptations To Aerobic Exercise In Aging
Yori Endo, MD, Mehran Karvar, MD, Indranil Sinha, MD.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
11:09 am
50. Insulin Like Growth Factor-1 Improve Functional Recovery In Novel Rat And Non-human Primate Peripheral Nerve Injury Models
Thomas Harris, MBChB, Karim Sarhane, MD, Chenhu Qiu, BS, Philip Hanwright, MD, Connor Glass, MD, Alison Wong, MD, Nicholas von Guionneau, MBBS, Harsha Malapati, BS, Nicholas Hricz, BS, Matthew Generoso, BS, Sai Pinni, BS, Erica Lee, BS, Richard Redett III, MD, Kara Segna, MD, Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD, Hai-Quan Mao, PhD, Sami Tuffaha, MD.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
11:16 am
51. Novel Nerve Guide Containing GDNF Microspheres Improves Recovery after Facial Nerve Injury in Rats
Fuat Baris Bengur, MD, Chiaki Komatsu, MD, Jocelyn S. Baker, BS, Caroline Nadia Fedor, BA, Aanchal Totwani, BS, Shawn Loder, MD, W. Vincent Nerone, BA, Mario G. Solari, MD, Kacey G. Marra, PhD.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
11:23 am
11:35 am - 12:20 pm
Scientific Session IX: Outcomes
7 minutes presentation followed by time at end for group discussion
Moderator: Clara N. Lee, M.D.
Secretary: Devra B. Becker, M.D.
11:35 am - 11:45 am
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Kevin C. Chung, M.D.
11:45 am
52. The Effect of Preoperative Patient Characteristics on Postoperative Outcomes of Cleft Palate Repair: An Analysis of Global Smile Train Data
Emily S. Chwa, BA1, Jenna Stoehr, BA1, Arun K. Gosain, MD2.
1Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA.
11:52 am
53. Enhanced Psychosocial Support Is Needed For Plastic Surgery Patients: A Study Of Emotional And Social Interaction Management In Burn And Plastic Surgery Patients
Naikhoba CO Munabi, MD, MPH, Erin E. Ross, BS, Rachel A. Colbath, BS, Jeremy Yu, MS, Warren L. Garner, MD, T. Justin Gillenwater, MD, MS, Haig Yenikomshian, MD.
Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
11:59 pm
54. One Year Outcomes after Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface Surgery for Postamputation Pain: Results of a Prospective Clinical Trial
Nishant Ganesh Kumar, MD, Carrie A. Kubiak, MD, Jennifer Hamill, MPH, Hyungjin M. Kim, Sc. D., Melissa J. Tinney, MD, Randy S. Roth, PhD, Michael E. Geisser, PhD, Paul Cederna, MD, Stephen W.P. Kemp, PhD, Theodore A. Kung, MD.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
12:06 pm
12:20 pm - 1:15 pm
Business Meeting Luncheon
12:20 pm - 1:15 pm
Young Faculty Forum
Facilitator: Susan E. Mackinnon, M.D.
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
AAPS Panel III: Deconstructing Dogma: Things I Don't Do Anymore
Moderator: Warren L. Garner, M.D.
Panelists: Susan E. Mackinnon, M.D.; James Chang, M.D.; Donald R. Mackay, M.D.; James C. Grotting, M.D.
2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
Scientific Session X: Breast Reconstruction
7 minutes presentation followed by time at end for group discussion
Moderator: Joseph M. Serletti, M.D.
Secretary: Mark W. Clemens, III, M.D.
2:00 pm
"On the Shoulders of Giants": James C. Grotting, M.D.
2:10 pm
55. Predicting Risk for Flap Loss after Autologous Breast Reconstruction among 2355 Patients
Marten N. Basta, MD, Arturo J. Rios-Diaz, MD, Jessica R. Cunning, MD, MBA, Cutler B. Whitely, BS, Harrison D. Davis, BS, Robyn B. Broach, PhD, Suhail K. Kanchwala, MD, Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD, Joshua Fosnot, MD, Liza C. Wu, MD, Joseph M. Serletti, MD, FACS.
University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2:17 pm
56. Breaking Barriers to Breast Reconstruction among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Breast Cancer Patients: Lessons Learned at a Large Safety-net Hospital
Anna Meade, MD1, Samantha Cummins, MD1, Jordyn T. Farewell, M.S.1, Sofia Duque, BA2, Sydney Mulqueen, BS1, Ashleigh Chuah, BS1, Andrew Y. Zhang, MD1.
1University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2:24 pm
57. A Decade Of Nipple-sparing Mastectomy And Immediate Implant-based Breast Reconstruction: Lessons Learned
Amy S. Colwell, MD, Roberto Lorenzi Mendez, MD, Alex Lin, D.O., Justin McCarty, MD, Eric Liao, M.D., Alexandra Webster, B.S., Barbara L. Smith, MD, William G. Austen, Jr., MD.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
2:31 pm
2:40 pm
58. Comparison of Radiation Protocols for Pre-pectoral vs. Sub-pectoral Implant-based Breast Reconstruction
Libby R. Copeland-Halperin, MD, Yulia Lyatskaya, Ph.D, Jennifer R. Bellon, MD, Matthew J. Carty, MD, Jessica Erdmann-Sager, MD.
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
2:47 pm
59. A Four-year Institutional Experience of Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction
Anna Rose Johnson, MD, MPH1, Melisa Granoff, BA2, Aaron Fleishman, MPH2, Kathy Shillue, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT2, Bernard T. Lee, MD, MPH, MBA2, Paige Teller, MD3, Ted James, MD2, Dhruv Singhal, MD2.
1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, 3Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA.
2:54 pm
60. Trunk Lymphedema Following Breast Cancer Surgery: An Anatomic and Functional Study
Elizabeth A. Moroni, MD, MHA, Jordan Fishman, MD, MPH, Carolyn De La Cruz, MD.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
3:01 pm
3:10 pm - 3:25 pm
Coffee Break
3:25 pm - 4:25 pm
Scientific Session XI: Aesthetic Breast/Body Contouring
7 minutes presentations followed by 9 minutes of discussion per part
Moderator: Alan Matarasso, M.D.
Secretary: Yvonne M. Rasko, M.D.
3:25 pm
"On the Shoulders of Giants": Jack Fisher, M.D., PLLC
3:35 pm
61. Evolving Clinical Practice Patterns in Abdominoplasty: A 16-Year Analysis of Continuous Certification Tracer Data from the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Joshua P. Weissman, BBA1, Michael J. Stein, MD2, John Harrast, MS3, J. Peter Rubin, MD4, Alan Matarasso, MD2, Arun K. Gosain, MD1.
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA, 3Data Harbor Solutions, Chicago, IL, USA, 4Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, PIttsburgh, PA, USA.
3:42 pm
62. Cosmetic Surgery Tourism: A Single Academic Center's Experience during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Ramon L. Zapata-Sirvent, MD FACS, Robert P. Duggan, BS, John Hamati, MD, Pablo L. Padilla, MD, Annalisa Lopez, MD, Linda G. Phillips, MD.
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galverston, TX, USA.
3:49 pm
3:55 pm
63. Wide-rectus Abdominus Fascia Advancement (WRAFA): A Method for Treatment of Global Abdominal Wall Distention
Vitali Azouz, M.D,, Oscar Ramírez, M.D., Munir Patel, MD.
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA.
4:02 pm
64. Defining the Ideal Male Buttocks: A Crowdsourcing Analysis of Ideal Dimensions
Tejas Kollu, BS, Tinatini Giutashvili, BS, Craig Fournier, MD, Deepa Bhat, MD, Ash Patel, MBChB.
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA.
4:09 pm
65. Evaluating Complication Rates in Bilateral Breast Reduction Patients: An Analysis of Neighborhood-level Disadvantage using the Area Deprivation Index (ADI)
John J. Slate-Romano, B.S1, Victoria G. Zeyl, B.A1, Joseph Crozier, MA2, Paul Y. Liu, M.D.2, Daniel Kwan, M.D.2.
1Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA, 2Department of Plastic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA.
4:16 pm
4:25 pm - 5:00 pm
AAPS Panel IV: Social Media - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Moderator: Amanda A. Gosman, M.D.
Panelists: Samuel J. Lin, M.D., Katerina Gallus, M.D.
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Zoo without Zoom
@ San Diego Zoo