Mar 21 -23, 2018 - Dr. Chris Forrest, from Sick Kids in Toronto

Wednesday March 21, 2018; 6:00 - 8:00 pm (City wide conference - Kaiser West Los Angeles, Basement A&D)

"Planes, trains and automobiles: Application of 3D technology, surgical simulation and robotics in pediatric craniofacial surgery"


Thurs, March 22, 2018; 2:00pm-5:00pm

Simulation Course
Topic: Cleft Palate Simulator


Friday, March 23, 2018: 6:30 - 7:15 am

Combined Plastic Surgery and OMFS Conference (Cardinal Room)
"Syndromic Craniosynostosis: An evolution of management practices"

Mar 6 - 7, 2018 - Dr. Nazim Cerkes


ISAPS visiting professor Dr. Nazim Cerkes. He is a distinguished aesthetic and rhinoplasty surgeon from Istanbul, Turky, he is the president of the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe and future president of ISAPS

Tues., March 6; 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Special Resident Event with Visiting Professor

Principles of Structural Rhinoplasty”

Discussion with Residents


Wed., March 7

6:00pm - 8:00pm

City Wide Conf. (CWC) – Aesthetic

Recent Advances in Rhinoplasty”

Feb 15 - 16, 2018 - Dr. Gayle Gordillo

Dr. Gayle Gordillo from Ohio State University. She is Vice-Chair of Research and Medical Director of Wound Services, and Director of the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations program at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Please see the attached article with her latest research on urine mi-RNA-126 as a biomarker for hemangioma proliferation

Thursday 02/15

Visiting Professor Gayle Gordillo 2:00 - 5:00 pm (HCC1 409 Conference Room)

Mechanisms Regulating Hemangioma Growth

How to be a Successful Academic Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery Organization

Work Life Balance

Friday 02/16

Bruce Zawacki, MD Lectureship 8:30 - 9:30 am (Hastings Auditorium 1st floor Hoffman Medical Research Building)

A New Paradigm for Wound Management: How Biofilm Infections Link Acute and Chronic Wounds

Sept 20 - 22, 2017 - Dr. Bradley Calobrace

Caloaesthetics, Louisville, Kentucky

Gratis Clinical Faculty Member, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Clinical Faculty Member Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

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Sept 20 Kaiser West LA Conference:

“Mastering Mastopexy and Augmentation Mastopexy: Pre-Operative Assessment and Surgical Approach”

Sept 21 One-on-one with residents: 

“The Business of Plastic Surgery: Are you in it to Win, or are you in it not to Lose?”

“Pearls for Creating a Comprehensive Plastic Surgery Practice”

Sept 22 Grand Rounds:

“Pros and Cons of Textured Round and Shaped Implants in Primary and Secondary Aesthetic Breast Surgery”

Aug 3 - 4, 2017 - Dr. David C.C. Chuang

Professor, Div. of Plastic Recon. Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Honorary Editor-in-Chief, International Microsurgery Journal, President of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, President of Taiwan Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Aug 4, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 AM: Debates regarding Brachial Plexus Diagnosis and Reconstruction

7:30 - 8:30 AM: Facial Nerve Paralysis Reconstruction

May 17 - 19, 2017 -  Dr. Clara Lee

ASPS Visiting Professor

Wed, 5/17

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Lecture: Fat Grafting to the Breast: Is it Safe


Thu, 5/18

2:00- 5:00 pm 


Mentorship from Mentor's and Mentee's perspective

Global surgery and oncology in Malawi

Negotiating for an Academic Position


Fri, 5/19

General Surgery Grand Rounds Lecture:

"Do Patients make good decisions about breast reconstruction."

May 3 - 4, 2017 -  Dr. Ruth Graf

 ISAPS Visiting Professor Dr. Ruth Graf


Primary and Secondary Breast Augmentation

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Fresh Tissue Dissection

“Endobrow Treatment- Long Term Follow Up”

Thursday, May 4, 2017


  Fresh Tissue Dissection Lab

  GNH Old Hospital

  2nd Floor Morgue

  Los Angeles, CA90033

Feb 23 - 24, 2017 - G. Paul Singh Tiwana

Resident Event with Visiting Professor Dr. G. Paul Singh Tiwana


Fresh Tissue Dissection

TBA – Oral Maxillofacial/Craniofacial Related Topics

Thursday, February 23, 2017


FEB 8 - 10, 2017: Jamie Levine, MD

Dr. Jamie LevinE visiting Professor with the USC Plastic Surgery Residents in The Fresh Tissue Cadaver Lab

ASRM William A. Zamboni Visiting Professor

Wednesday, February 8
6:00pm - 8:00pm  ASRM William A. Zamboni Visiting Professor - Dr. Jamie P. Levine
Topic: Advanced Techniques for Improved Accuracy and Outcomes in Reconstructive Surgery

Thursday, February 9
3:00pm - 5:00pm  Visiting Professor - Dr. Jamie P. Levine
Tips and Tricks for Safe and Efficient Harvest of Flaps for Head & Neck and Lower Extremity Reconstruction

Friday, February 10
 Visiting Professor - Dr. Jamie P. Levine
7:30 - 8:30 am "Fresh Tissue Coverage for Lower Extremity Injury"

FEB 1 - 3, 2017: Rajiv Sood, MD

Dr. Rajiv Sood Visiting Bruce Zawacki Visiting Professor with the UsC Plastic Surgery Residents at Grand Rounds

Bruce Zawacki Visiting Professor 

Wednesday, February 1

6:00pm - 8:00pm  Visiting Professor - Dr. Rajiv Sood

Topic: Lasers as a Drug Delivery Device


Thursday, February 2

2:00pm - 5:00pm  Visiting Professor - Dr. Rajiv Sood

Case Discussions - Indications with Residents


Friday, February 3

8:30 - 9:30 am - Bruce Zawacki, MD Lectureship

“The Business of Burns - Building and Nurturing a Burn Center” - Dr. Rajiv Soov

JAN 19, 2017: Gunter Germann, MD, PHD

Günter Germann, MD, PhD with the USC PLastic Surgery Residents in the Fresh Tissue Dissection Lab

Günter Germann, MD, PhD with the USC PLastic Surgery Residents in the Fresh Tissue Dissection Lab


"Special Hand and Upper Extremity"

Günter Germann, MD, PhD

Professor of Plastic Surgery

Clinic for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Heidelberg University Hospital

University of Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

Fresh Tissue Dissection Lab

Old General Hospital

2nd Floor Morgue, Rm 2516C

Thurs., January 19, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm

NOV 2 - 4, 2016: Daniel A. Del Vecchio, MD

Aesthetic Visiting Professor

Wednesday – November 2: Aesthetic City Wide Conference with Visiting Professor, Dr. Daniel Del Vecchio: “A Decade of Fat Grafting to the Breast” (6:00pm-8:00pm at Kaiser West Los Angeles, Basement Classroom A&D, 6041 Cadillac Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034.) 

Thursday – November 3: Special Visiting Professor Event with Dr. Daniel Del Vecchio: “Safety and Anatomy in Buttock Fat Transplantation.” (3:00pm-5:00pm Old General Hospital 2nd floor Morgue Room 2516C) 

Friday – November 4 / 7:15-8:15:  “Gluteal Reshaping with Fat Transportation: Principles, Aesthetics, and Safe Technique” by Visiting Professor Dr. Daniel Del Vecchio

OCT 26 - 28, 2016: Amir H. Dorafshar, MD

Clinical Co-Director, Face Transplant Program; Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;Johns Hopkins Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Wednesday – October 26 - City Wide Conference with Visiting Professor Amir H. Dorafshar: “Craniofacial Surgery: Do We Have a Future?” (6:00pm-8:00pm at Kaiser West Los Angeles, 

Thursday – October 27 - Fresh Tissue Dissection Lab with Visiting Professor Amir H. Dorafshar: Nerves of the Craniofacial Region. (2:00pm-5:00pm Old General Hospital 2nd floor Morgue Room 2516C) 

Friday – October 28 “3DP in Craniofacial Surgery” by Visiting Professor Dr. Amir H. Dorafshar

Feb 17 - 19, 2016: Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS

Bruce Zawacki Visiting Professor Lectureship “Patient-reported Outcomes in Plastic Surgery"

Andrea L. Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC, Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University


Jan 27 - 29, 2016: Joseph Losee, MD

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Program Director for the Residency Training Program in Plastic Surgery, Chief of the division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPM

Jan 14, 2016: Ming-Huei Cheng, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital International Medical Center. 

Winner of the 2006 Godina Travel Fellow, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery award-- Vice Ming-Huei Cheng MD, MBA, FACS, is a board certified surgeon pioneering in reconstructive microsurgery. Up to date, he has performed 1,400-1,500 head, neck and breast reconstruction procedures, and pioneers in the worldwide record for having successfully treated the greatest number of Lymphedema patients with Vascularized lymph node transfer, with nearly 100 surgical operations in the past 14 years.


Fresh Tissue Dissection: Lymphatic Microsurgery


Nov 20, 2015: Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS 

“Evolving Concepts and Paradigms in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery.” Presented by Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery Chief, Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery Georgetown University Washington DC & Associate Professor, Department of Plastics Surgery Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland

Grand Rounds Location: Doheny Auditorium, 1st Floor 1355 San Pablo Street Los Angeles, CA 90033 Fri.,

November 20, 2015 8:30am-9:30am

Oct 5, 2015: JP Hong, MD, Godina Traveling Fellow

Professor and chief for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Asan Medical Center and the University of Ulsan, College of Medicine.

Sept 16- 18, 2015: Jennifer Walden, MD, ASAPS Traveling Professor

ASAPS Traveling Professor; Walden Cosmetic Surgery Ctr, PLLC, Seton Medical Center, The Hospital at Westlake Med Ctr, Central Park Surgery Center, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Austin, TX