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  • David Kahn, M.D.

    David Kahn, M.D.

    Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsCosmetic surgery and the study of changes associated with the aging appearance of the face.

    1. Analysis and development of new procedures for aesthetic surgery of the face
    2. Analysis of the changes the face undergoes with age in the bone and soft tissues
    3. Analysis of techniques for rhinoplasty
    4. Evaluation of optimal techniques for aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery

  • Nathan Kalinowski, D.M.D.

    Nathan Kalinowski, D.M.D.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioDr. Nathan Kalinowski is a Hospital Dentist and Clinical Assistant Professor in Dental Medicine and Surgery. He performs medically necessary dental clearance and extractions for patients preparing for cardiac surgery, radiation therapy, or organ transplantation. He also performs surgical treatment of infection and trauma to the teeth and supporting alveolar bone including reconstruction using dental implants.

  • Amy Ladd, MD

    Amy Ladd, MD

    Elsbach-Richards Professor of Surgery and Professor, by courtesy, of Medicine (Immunology & Rheumatology) and of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsResearch Interests
    1. The kinematics and forces associated with thumb carpometcarpal (CMC) function and pathology
    2. The anatomy, microstructure, and immunofluorescent characteristics of the thumb CMC joint
    3. Pathomechaniics of CMC arthritis: biomechanical wear, injury, genetic, and environmental causes
    4. Biomechanics of the golf swing
    5. Archiving, vitalizing, and innovating medical and surgical knowledge, most recently with innovative iBook monographs

  • Dr. Michael T. Longaker

    Dr. Michael T. Longaker

    Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe have six main areas of current interest: 1) Cranial Suture Developmental Biology, 2) Distraction Osteogenesis, 3) Fibroblast heterogeneity and fibrosis repair, 4) Scarless Fetal Wound Healing, 5) Skeletal Stem Cells, 6) Novel Gene and Stem Cell Therapeutic Approaches.

  • H. Peter Lorenz, MD

    H. Peter Lorenz, MD

    Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe have three areas of current investigation:
    1) Scarless skin wound healing biology
    2) Dot stem cell tissue regeneration biology
    3) Novel stem cell therapy for tissue engineering

  • Travis Miller, MD

    Travis Miller, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioDr. Travis Miller is a fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Stanford Health Care. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Miller specializes in plastic surgery from head to toe with additional training in hand and microsurgery. He treats a multitude of conditions of the hand and upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, hand and wrist fractures, wrist pain and instability, arthritis, cubital tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s, and brachial plexus injury. He specializes in complex reconstruction all over the body using both local tissues and free tissue transfer. He has a special interest in peripheral nerve surgery, including treating nerve compression syndromes, tumors, traumatic injuries, amputation pain, neuromas, and migraines. He also performs aesthetic surgery, and for all his patients he strives to achieve their functional and cosmetic goals.

    Dr. Miller received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School where he graduated first in his class. He completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery through Stanford University School of Medicine. Before pursuing a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the University of Washington, he also completed an in-residency fellowship at the Buncke Clinic in San Francisco, widely considered the birthplace of microsurgery.

    Dr. Miller has an extensive research background. He collaborated with a team that invented and patented a medical device used for coiled surgical tools and catheters. In addition to book chapters and monographs, he has written numerous peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that have been published in journals such as The Journal of Hand Surgery, The Journal of Surgical Oncology, Microsurgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Miller has presented his research at regional, national, and international meetings.

  • Anita Tanniru Mohan MBBS PhD MBA

    Anita Tanniru Mohan MBBS PhD MBA

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioAnita Mohan MBBS PhD MBA is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Mohan graduated medical school from Imperial College London together with a bachelors with honors in Management (BSc). After completing core surgery residency training in London in the United Kingdom, she completed a clinical fellowship in plastic surgery, hand surgery and burns in Cape Town, South Africa. This was followed by plastic surgery training in Cambridge, United Kingdom. During her plastic surgery training program, Dr Mohan was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons (England) Blond McIndoe research scholarship which she used to pursue a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota. In this time Dr Mohan completed her PhD from the University of Cambridge (U.K.) on the study of perforator anatomy and physiology of the microcirculation in breast reconstruction, for which she received the Royal College of Surgeons of England Aris and Gale Lectureship. Dr Mohan also worked in the lab at Mayo Clinic in the study of nerve regeneration in facial allotransplantation. Dr Mohan then went on to complete an integrated plastic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota. Dr Mohan also completed her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Minnesota during her residency training. Dr Mohan completed advanced training in reconstructive microsurgery at Stanford University and studied medical innovation in the Stanford Biodesign program.

    Dr Mohan has a joint appointment at the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto and Stanford University campus. Dr Mohan’s specializes in general reconstructive surgery, microsurgery and super-microsurgery techniques. Dr Mohan currently performs a broad scope of plastic surgery procedures, gender affirming top surgery with nipple neurotization, breast and abdominal procedures following massive weight loss, abdominal wall reconstruction, microsurgery reconstruction following cancer and trauma, lymphedema/lipedema and skin cancer surgery.

    Dr Mohan’s research interests include the study of microcirculation and lymphedema research, clinical outcomes projects and simulation training.

  • Arash Momeni, MD, FACS

    Arash Momeni, MD, FACS

    Associate Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Momeni's research focuses on clinical outcomes after microsurgical reconstruction, with a particular emphasis on VTE prevention.

  • Rahim Nazerali, MD, MHS, FACS

    Rahim Nazerali, MD, MHS, FACS

    Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioDr. Nazerali specializes in complex reconstruction, microsurgery, and aesthetic and cosmetic surgery. He excels at breast reconstruction using free autologous tissue and performs advanced techniques such as the minimally invasive superficial inferior epigastric artery (SIEA) flap, as well as the deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap procedure. In addition to autologous reconstruction, Dr. Nazerali utilizes the latest techniques in implant-based breast reconstruction. His techniques and results have made him a leading instructor and lecturer at national and international institutions, societies and conferences.

    In addition to breast reconstruction, Dr. Nazerali performs both aesthetic as well as whole body reconstructive procedures. He has a busy aesthetic practice focusing on breast augmentation, face and body rejuvenation as well as body contouring. In his reconstructive practice, he specializes in abdominal wall reconstruction as well as post-trauma tissue transfers. For every patient in his care, his goal is to optimize restoration of both form and function.

    To help advance the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Nazerali conducts research into outcomes of breast reconstruction, augmentation, and reduction. Dr. Nazerali has published widely: well over 100 journal articles and conference proceedings. Topics include breast reconstruction after radiation; advances in surgical technique; and, the use of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality systems in plastic surgery practice and education. His work has appeared in Annals of Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery, the European Journal of Plastic Surgery, the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, and elsewhere.

    Dr. Nazerali focuses not only on improving his patient’s lives but also our ability to deliver care as an institution. He is on the Medical Executive Council at Stanford Healthcare, serves as a committee member in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. In his spare time, he volunteers his time to provide reconstructive surgical services to adults and children in need worldwide.


  • Dung Nguyen

    Dung Nguyen

    Clinical Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioDr. Dung H Nguyen is currently the Director of Breast Reconstruction at the Stanford Women’s Cancer Center and the Director of Adult Plastics Clinic at Stanford Healthcare. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and highest academic honor and distinction from U.C. Davis. She earned a Pharm.D degree from U.C.S.F. School of Pharmacy and a MD degree from U.C.S.D. She then did a residency in general surgery and a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center. She further completed a fellowship in microsurgery from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, one of the largest reconstructive surgery centers in the world. She was recruited to Stanford from Cedar Sinai Medical Center in 2012, and is currently a Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University.

    Dr. Nguyen specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, surgical treatment of lymphedema including vascularized lymph node transfer and lymphaticovenous anastomosis, and complex tissue reconstruction utilizing microsurgery and supermicrosurgery. She also has interest in cosmetic surgery, including facial rejuvenation and body contouring procedures.

    In addition to her clinical commitment, Dr. Nguyen has basic science and clinical research interests in lymphedema and breast reconstruction. She has published articles in peer review journals, presented at national and international professional meetings and has authored book chapters in various plastic surgery textbooks. She also enjoys volunteering on overseas medical missions and participating in medical charity activities.

  • Gary K. Roberts, D.D.S.

    Gary K. Roberts, D.D.S.

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    BioDr. Roberts has performed hospital dentistry and surgery at Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital since 1995. He is also on the faculty at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He treats a variety of oral and maxillofacial conditions, including dental trauma and infection, dental implant and restorative reconstruction, surgical tooth extraction, bone and tissue grafting, conventional and surgical endodontic procedures, dental oncology care of cancer patients, as well as orofacial pain treatment.

    He has presented CME lectures and Grand Rounds to numerous Departments at Stanford, as well as teaching Residents and Fellows at Stanford Medical School and the Palo Alto VA. He also lectures in the Physician Assistant Program at Stanford.

    During his nearly a quarter of a century of military service, he was one of the leading researchers on combat trauma and the pathophysiology of projectile wounds. He currently serves as a member of the Council on Peer with the California Dental Association and is an Anesthesia Evaluator for the California State Dental Board.  Dr. Roberts is frequently asked to speak on a variety of topics to organizations both in the US and internationally.