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Plastic Surgeon
United States

     Maurice Nahabedian, MD is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the VCU College of Medicine – Inova Branch and in private practice at the National Center for Plastic Surgery in McLean, Virginia. Dr. Nahabedian completed his Plastic Surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1995 and remained on the full-time faculty until 2005 under the leadership of Paul Manson, MD. He transitioned to Georgetown University in 2005 and remained there until 2017 where he was a Professor and the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery under the leadership of Scott Spear, MD. Dr. Nahabedian has published over 200 scientific manuscripts, editorials, and discussions; served as principal or associate editor of 10 textbooks, and written 93 book chapters focused primarily on aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He was the Breast Section Editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 2009 – 2017, remains on the editorial board of 4 journals, and is a reviewer for over 30 journals.Dr. Nahabedian has been a visiting professor at 110 hospitals and universities globally and delivered over 1,000 lectures on breast related topics. He has chaired 20 plastic surgery conferences and has been the Chairman of the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons since 2018. He will serve as ASPS Board Vice President of Education for the 2019-2020 calendar year. Dr. Nahabedian is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Americas Hernia Society.

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Two-Stage Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction: A Comparison Between Prepectoral and Partial Subpectoral Techniques.

Dec, 2017

Prosthetic breast reconstruction with prepectoral placement may confer clinical advantages compared with subpectoral placement. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare clinical outcomes following 2-stage reconstruction following prepectoral and partial subpectoral placement of tissue expanders and implants. read more

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction.

Nov, 2017

Oncologic and reconstructive advancements in the management of patients with breast cancer and at high risk for breast cancer have led to improved outcomes and decreased patient morbidity. Traditional methods for prosthetic breast reconstructions have utilized total or partial muscle coverage of prosthetic devices. Although effective, placement of devices under the pectoralis major muscle can be associated with increased pain due to muscle spasm and animation deformities. Prepectoral prosthetic breast reconstruction has gained popularity in the plastic surgery community, and long-term outcomes have become available. This article will review the indications, technique, and current literature surrounding prepectoral prosthetic breast reconstruction. read more

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Panniculectomy: Perioperative nursing considerations.

10, 2017

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