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Paul Manson, M.D.

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Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Department of Surgery

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Expertise: Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Blepharoplasty, Breast Reduction, Cervical Lymph Node Dissection, Complex Skull Reconstruction, Craniofacial Injuries, Craniofacial Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, Cutaneous Surgery, Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Surgery, Facial Cancers, Facial Fracture Reconstruction, Facial Lesions, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Trauma, Facial Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Flaps, Fracture surgery , Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Reconstruction After Cancer, Hidradenitis, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Surgery, Melanoma, Mohs Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Ocular Plastics, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancers, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Sarcoma, Scars, Skin Cancer Surgery, Skin Graft, Skin Lesions , Skull Base Surgery, Skull Lesions, Squameous Cell Carcinoma, Traumatic and Surgical Defects of the Trunk ...read more

Research Interests: Bone Healing; Bone Growth; Metabolism of Ischemic Tissue; Craniofacial Surgery; Physiology of Facial Injury and Facial Reconstruction Procedures ...read more

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Background

Dr. Paul Manson is a professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Manson currently serves as director of the plastic surgery residency program at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Manson has had a distinguished career in craniofacial and reconstructive surgery, with over 435 peer-reviewed articles and over $10 million in research grants, awards and endowments to his credit. His principle contributions include establishing original classification and treatment for frontal bone fractures; classification of midface, orbital and nasoethmoidal fractures; and classification and algorithm for the treatment of facial defects from skin cancer.

He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and his medical degree from Northwestern University. Dr. Manson then completed residencies in general surgery at New England Baptist Hospital. He completed his training in plastic surgery at Johns Hopkins and has been on faculty since that time. He was director of the Plastic Surgery Service at the University of Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems (Shock Trauma Unit) from 1978 to 1996.

Dr. Manson has served as president of three of the six important professional organizations for plastic surgery in North America. He has been honored with numerous awards, including an Honorary Award from the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and as a Top Doctor in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery from Baltimore Magazine in 2010 and 1013.

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Titles

  • Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Department of Surgery
  • Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Medicine, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (1968)

Residencies

  • New England Baptist Hospital / General Surgery (1970)
  • New England Baptist Hospital / General Surgery (1976)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Plastic Surgery (1978)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery / Plastic Surgery (1979)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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  1. Reddy S, Khalifian S, Flores JM, Bellamy J, Manson PN, Rodriguez ED, Dorafshar AH. "Clinical outcomes in cranioplasty: risk factors and choice of reconstructive material." Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr;133(4):864-73. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000013.
  2. Bellamy JL, Molendijk J, Reddy SK, Flores JM, Mundinger GS, Manson PN, Rodriguez ED, Dorafshar AH. "Severe infectious complications following frontal sinus fracture: the impact of operative delay and perioperative antibiotic use." Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jul;132(1):154-62. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182910b9b.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Top Doctors, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, ¬†Baltimore Magazine, 2013
  • Honorary Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2010
  • Top Doctors, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, ¬†Baltimore Magazine, 2010
  • Clinician of the Year Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2000
  • Order of the Bone Award, 1996

Memberships

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Surgical Association, 1994
  • American Trauma Society
  • International Association of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • Plastic Surgery Research Council

Professional Activities

  • Academic Council, A-O Foundation, 1994 - 1999
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1995 - 2000
  • American Surgical Association, 1994
  • Board of Trustees, A-O Foundation, 2003 - 2006
  • Chairman, Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Plastic Surgery Program, 1990 - 2010
  • Clinician of the Year Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2000
  • Converse Lecture, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, 2002
  • Directory, Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Craniofacial Fellowship Program, 1986 - 2000
  • Honorary Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2010
  • Kazanjian Lecturer, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1992
  • Order of the Bone Award, 1996
  • President, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1994
  • President, John Staige Davis Society, 1990
  • President, American Society of Academic Chairman in Plastic Surgery, 1995
  • President, Association of Program Directors in Plastic Surgery
  • President, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2005 - 2006
  • Program Director, Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Plastic Surgery Program, 1990 - 2005

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Top Doctors 2013: Surgical Specialties,” Baltimore magazine

Top Doctors 2010,” Baltimore magazine

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