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Physicians: Plastic Surgery

Dr. Linda PhillipsLinda G. Phillips, M.D.

Truman G. Blocker, Jr., M.D. Distinguished Professor of Surgery; Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery; Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs for the School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Residency Program: University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois and Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (Plastic Surgery); Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois (General Surgery)

Special Interests: Healing of difficult wounds; burn reconstruction; reconstruction of genitalia. Body contouring, especially after massiveweight loss. Facial rejuvenation, operative and non-operative

Research Projects: Biology of surgical infection; normal skin bacteria; growth factors in diabetic wound healing. Outcomes in breast reductions for gigantomastia, new techniques for body contouring after massive weight loss, and breast reductions in young women.

301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Telephone: (409) 772-1257
Fax: (409) 772-1872
Email: lphillip@utmb.edu 

 

 


Dr. John BauerJohn D. Bauer, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Stephen R. Lewis, M.D. Professor in Plastic Surgery

Medical School: The Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency: The Medical College of Pennsylvania (General Surgery); The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (Plastic Surgery)

Special Interests: General Plastic Surgery, Facial cosmetic surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, liposuction, cosmetic and therapeutic BOTOX, laser hair and tattoo removal, cosmetic and therapeutic hair transplantation.

Research projects: Gene and cytokine induction of collagen synthesis, scarless fetal wound healing

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Phone: (409) 772-1255
FAX: (409) 772-1872
Email: jdbauer@utmb.edu



Dr. Eric ColeEric L. Cole, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Director, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Residency: General Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Plastic Surgery Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Fellowship: Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California and Children's Hospital,
Los Angeles, California                         

Special Interests: Aesthetic Surgery, Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery, Skin Cancer, MOHS Reconstruction, Nasal Obstruction and Repair

Research projects: Salvage of Infected Implants with Delayed Regional Flap Coverage

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Phone: (409) 772-1255
FAX: (409) 772-1872
Email: elcole@utmb.edu

    


Dr. Robert McCauleyRobert L. McCauley, M.D.

Professor of Surgery/Plastic Surgery

Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Residency Program: University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics, Chicago, Illinois; The University of Texas Health and Science Center, Houston, Texas (Plastic Surgery)

Special Interests: Pediatric burn reconstruction; congenital anomalies; vascular malformations and hemangiomas (laser surgery); hand surgery; microvascular reconstruction; tissue banking

Research Projects: Responses of human fibroblasts cell line to biomaterial and topical antimicrobial agents; growth and metabolism of human fibroblasts and keratinocytes in abnormal wound healing processes (keloids and hypertrophic scar formation); role of cytokine in wound healing

815 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77555-1220
Phone: (409) 770-6741
Fax: (409) 770-6919
Email: rmccaule@utmb.edu



Dr. Kevin MurphyKevin D.J. Murphy, M.D., FRCS (Plast.)

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University College Cork School of Medicine, Cork, Ireland

Residency: Northern Ireland Plastic and Maxillofacial Service, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Fellowships:
Hand Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Pediatric Plastic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Microsurgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Special Interests: Fracture & Dislocations of the Hand & Wrist, Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery of the Upper & Lower Extremities, Pediatric Hand Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Medical Education

Research Interests: Traumatic and Degenerative Hand & Wrist Disease

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Phone: (409) 772-1255
FAX: (409) 772-1872
Email: kdmurphy@utmb.edu



Dr. Karen PowersKaren L. Powers, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University (General Surgery), Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Commonwealth University (Plastic Surgery), Richmond, Virginia

Fellowship: University of Utah, Division of Plastic Surgery (Breast Microsurgery), Salt Lake City, Utah

Special Interests: Breast reconstruction, microsurgery, wound healing, medical education

Research projects: Utilization and outcomes of breast reconstruction; national practice patterns and disparities in care among patients with breast cancer; effects of radiation on reconstructed breasts

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Phone: (409) 772-1255
FAX: (409) 772-1872
Email: klpowers@utmb.edu



Dr. Andrew ZhangAndrew Y. Zhang, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Residency: Plastic Surgery Residency, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Special Interests: Dr. Zhang’s interests include all aspects of hand surgery, including nerve compression syndromes -such as carpal tunnel syndrome; peripheral nerve injuries- including the brachial plexus; arthritis - including thumb basal joint arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; pediatric hand deformities; and Dupuytren’s disease- including treatment with Xiaflex®. He also performs surgeries for hand and wrist fractures, hand and wrist pain, stiff fingers, ligamentous injuries, and hand tumors.

Research projects: Scapholunate ligament reconstruction and pathogenesis of Dupuytren't disease.

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
Phone: (409) 772-1255
FAX: (409) 772-1872
Email: anzhang@utmb.edu



Plastic Surgery Part-time Clinical Faculty

James Fairleigh, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Private Practice
Phone: (281) 482-2124
806 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546

Ted T. Huang, M.D.
Private Practice
Phone: (409) 762-8757
328 Market St.
Galveston, TX 77550

William R. Posnick, D.D.S., M.S.
Pediatric Dental Care
Phone: (409) 744-4551
2501 65th Street, Suite A
Galveston, TX 77551

 

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