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.


Pediatric Midfacial Trauma: What the Surgeon Wants to Know
Naoya Shatani and Erika Anne Henkelman and Heather Joan Bray and Sima Zakani and John Jacob and Mark Rollo Halverson
DOI: 10.1148/rg.220072

Dominant negative variants in IKZF2 cause ICHAD syndrome, a new disorder characterised by immunodysregulation, craniofacial anomalies, hearing impairment, athelia and developmental delay
Journal of Medical Genetics
DOI: 10.1136/jmg-2022-109127

A germline heterozygous dominant negative IKZF2 variant causing syndromic primary immune regulatory disorder and ICHAD
DOI: 10.1101/2023.09.09.23295301

Online Cleft Educational Videos: Parent Preferences
The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Karina Spoyalo and Rebecca J. M. Courtemanche and Erika Henkelman
DOI: 10.1177/1055665620957215

Topical skin adhesives for laceration repair in children
Canadian Family Physician
Adl, H. and Henkelman, E. and Goldman, R.D.
DOI: 10.46747/cfp.6704260

Organic facial foreign body in a ski accident: Case report and review of the literature
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Goldman, R.D. and Kong, C. and Henkelman, E.
DOI: 10.1111/jpc.14966

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

‘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

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

Cocaine-induced full-thickness tissue necrosis: A case series
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Amalfi, A.N. and Neumeister, M.W. and Bueno, R.A. and Sommer, N.Z. and Henkelman, E.A.
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a58afb

Bone and Joint Pain
Decision Making in Plastic Surgery

The Stiff Joint
Decision Making in Plastic Surgery

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

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

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


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

Rebecca Courtemanche, Clinical Research Coordinator
Sophia Shayan, Research Assistant