Overview

Using education, technology, and the study of outcomes to provide patients and families with the most comfortable, evidence based, safest, and least stressful plastic surgical care.

Publications

Nodular fasciitis: A rapidly enlarging destructive periorbital mass in an infant
American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports
R. Tom Liu and Erika Henkelman and Oana Popescu and Vivian T. Yin
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2018.04.019
03/2019

‘Finding Gory’—bringing home an unwanted aquatic traveler
Paediatrics & Child Health
Hana Mijovic and Erika Henkelman and David M Goldfarb
DOI: 10.1093/pch/pxx213
02/2018

Cocaine-induced full-thickness tissue necrosis: a case series.
Amalfi AN and Neumeister MW and Bueno RA and Sommer NZ and Henkelman EA
DOI: 10.1097/prs.0b013e3182a58afb
PubMed: 24165659
11/2013

Bone and Joint Pain
Decision Making in Plastic Surgery
2010

The Stiff Joint
Decision Making in Plastic Surgery
2010

Aging increases the susceptibility of skeletal muscle derived satellite cells to apoptosis.
Jejurikar SS and Henkelman EA and Cederna PS and Marcelo CL and Urbanchek MG and Kuzon WM
DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2006.06.053
PubMed: 16942852
09/2006

Old age and laparotomy adversely affect abdominal muscle mechanical properties
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Melanie Urbanchek and Shaun Patel and Albert Ma and Thane Wolcott and Erika Henkelman and Michael Franz and William Kuzon
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2006.05.043
09/2006

Incisional Hernia Effect on Abdominal Neuromuscular Properties in the Rat
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Shaun Patel and Erika Henkelman and Thane Wolcott and Gulden Avci and Daniel Calderon and Michael Franz and William Kuzon and Melanie Urbanchek
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-949684
08/2006

Research

Current Project
How can we best educate families and friends of children requiring plastic surgery interventions regarding their health?

Current Project
Which IV fluids and pain medications do we order as plastic surgeons, and what is the safety evidence behind our use?

Current Project
Alveolar bone grafting using the iliac crest as a donor site – what is the recovery like?

Research Group Members

Nafeel Ahmed, Medical Student
Peter Credico, Medical Student
Vito Zou, Research Assistant