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Gedge David Rosson, M.D.
Co-director, Johns Hopkins Facial Palsy Center
Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Expertise: Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Tissue Expander, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Facial Pain, Facial Paralysis, Lymphedema Surgery, Lymphovenous Bypass, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Peri-Ampullar Cancer, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Plastic Surgery , Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap ...read more
Research Interests: Outcomes studies in Breast Reconstruction and Peripheral Nerve surgery; Tissue Engineering
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Dr. Gedge Rosson is an associate professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specializes in complex peripheral nerve surgery and microvascular perforator flap breast reconstructions, such as the DIEP (deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap), the SIEA (superficial inferior epigastric artery flap), the SGAP (superior gluteal artery perforator flap), the TUG (transverse upper gracilis flap) and the PAP (Profunda Artery Perforator flap).
He was the first surgeon in the United States to widely implement pre-operative mapping of the abdominal perforators using 64-slice multidetector 3-D CT scan angiograms, and he is one of the first to now regularly connect nerves to create sensate breast reconstructions.
Dr. Rosson serves as the director of breast reconstruction and the co-director of the Johns Hopkins Facial Palsy Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
He graduated from New York Medical College in 1998 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He did his internship and general surgery and plastic surgery residency training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Rosson then completed a peripheral nerve surgery fellowship at the Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery in Baltimore, Maryland.
His research interests include patient safety and outcomes studies in breast reconstruction and peripheral nerve surgery as well as tissue engineering. His research has been published in major peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at both national and international meetings.
Dr. Rosson is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and currently has hospital privileges at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the R. Adams Cowley Shock-Trauma Center and Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) in Baltimore, Maryland.
- Co-director, Johns Hopkins Facial Palsy Center
- Director of Breast Reconstruction
- Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Associate Professor of Oncology
- MD, New York Medical College (1998)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (2002)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Plastic Surgery (2004)
- Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery / Peripheral Nerve Surgery (2005)
- American Board of Plastic Surgery / Plastic Surgery (2006)
Research & Publications
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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage
- Webinar: Discover Your Options for Breast Reconstruction. Breast reconstruction surgeons Gedge Rosson and Michele Manahan discuss breast reconstruction options for women facing breast cancer, including breast implants and free flap transfer, and considerations that should be made for each. Hosted April 20, 2015.
- Breast Matters: Proving the Effectiveness of Pioneering Breast Reconstruction Technique
- Think Your Can't Breastfeed After Implants? Think Again. Debunking the myth arouns breastfeeding after breast surgery.
- 7 Things You Might Not Know About Delayed Breast Reconstruction