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Michele Ann Manahan, MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Female
Appointment Phone

443-997-9466

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Breast Center
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Breast Reconstruction, Comprehensive Aesthetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Facelift, Implant Based Breast Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap

Research Interests

Improving outcomes in breast reconstruction

Biography

Michele Manahan, M.D. is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon practicing reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the breast as well as face, abdomen, and extremities. She serves in national leadership positions in medical organizations such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and state leadership positions in medical organizations such as MedChi as well as vice speaker in the Maryland State Medical Association House of Delegates. She is also a member of the Baltimore City Medical Board of Trustees. Her passion is patient care. She is dedicated to providing the highest levels of plastic surgical techniques, including microvascular and other breast reconstruction with oncoplastic techniques and aesthetics. She is actively researching operative methods to maximize results and minimize complications. She has published multiple book chapters and scientific papers in national peer-reviewed journals. She performs all aspects of plastic surgery with a special focus on the unification of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast.

Dr. Manahan is originally from Atlanta, GA, where she graduated as Valedictorian from Norcross High School. She attended Harvard University and graduated in three years, obtaining summa cum laude honors. She was also elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honors society and an Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society member.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
MedChi
Baltimore City Medical Board of Trustees

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2001)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Plastic Surgery ( Baltimore MD ) (2007)
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/General Surgery ( Baltimore MD ) (2005)

    Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Research Summary

    Dr. Manahan''s research is focused on clinical advancements in the practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Several projects are ongoing including those evaluating clinical outcomes and measures of postoperative quality of life.

    Journal Citations

    Manahan MA, Shermak MA. Massive panniculectomy after massive weight loss. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2006; 117: 2191-2197.

    Manahan MA, Goldberg N, Silverman R. Successful salvage of ventricular assist devices in the setting of pump pocket infections. Ann. Plast. Surg. 2006; 57(4): 435-439.

    Manahan MA, Dackiw APB, Ball D, Zeiger MA. An Unusual Case of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor. Endoc. Prac. 2007; 13(1): 72-6.

    Rosson GD, Magarakis M, Shridharani S, Stapleton SM, Jacobs LK, Manahan MA, Flores JI. A review of the surgical management of breast cancer: Plastic reconstructive techniques and timing implications. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2010; 17(7): 1980-900.

    Katz RD, Manahan, MA, Rad AN, Flores JI, Singh NK, Rosson GD. Classification schema for anatomic variations of the inferior epigastric vasculature evaluated by abdominal CT angiograms for breast reconstruction. Microsurgery, in press 2010.

    Follmar KE, Prucz RB, Manahan MA, Magarakis M, Rad AN, Rosson GD. Internal mammary intercostal perforators instead of the true internal mammary vessels as the recipient vessels for breast reconstruction. Plast. Reconstr. Surg., in press, 2010.


    Manahan MA. Bayview Rotation. In B. Tong (Ed.), Halsted Intern Survival Guide. Baltimore, Md.: Departmental Publication, 2003.

    Manahan MA. Skin and soft tissue. In J. Taylor (Ed.), Blueprints in Plastic Surgery. Malden, Ma.: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.

    Manahan MA, Freeswick P, Milner SM, Harmon J. Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections. In J. Cameron (Ed.), Current Surgical Therapy. St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby Publishing, 2007.

    Manahan MA, Singh NK. Breast reconstruction. In J.Cameron (Ed.), Current Surgical Therapy. St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby Publishing, 2007.

    Manahan MA, Silverman R. Chest, abdominal, hip, and pelvic wall reconstruction. In B. Guyuron (Ed.), Plastic Surgery. 2007.

    Manahan MA. Plastic Surgery. In SM Nazarian, RA Meguid, and PA Lipsett (Ed.), The Johns Hopkins A.B.S.I.T.E. Review Manual. Philadelphia, Pa.: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2008.

    Manahan, MA. Breast cancer. American Society Plastic Surgeons/Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery Joint Curriculum Committee Plastic Surgery Educational Network Web Portal. 2010.

    Publications: Posters and Presentations

    1. Redett RJ, Manahan M, Dooley W, Nahabedian MY. Bilateral breast reconstruction following mastectomy: An outcome analysis. Presentation at American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, 2001.

    2. Manahan MA, Shermak MA. Massive panniculectomy after massive weight loss. Poster Presentation at American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

    3. Manahan MA, Dackiw APB, Ball D, Zeiger MA. Acromegaly caused by a metastatic growth hormone secreting pituitary carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature. Presentation at American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2005.

    4. Manahan MA, Dackiw APB, Ball D, Zeiger MA. Acromegaly caused by a metastatic growth hormone secreting pituitary carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature. Poster Presentation at Johns Hopkins Section of Surgical Sciences Research Day, Baltimore, MD, 2005.

    5. Manahan MA, Milner SM. The Gillies approach to postraumatic reconstruction in evidence a century later. Poster Presentation/Abstract at First Annual Academic Surgical Congress for American Academy of Surgery and Society of University Surgeons. San Diego, CA, J. Surg. Res. 130 (2): 160, 2006.

    6. Manahan MA, Silverman R. Remembering to Climb the Reconstructive Ladder Following Facial Cancer Extirpation. Poster presentation at AMA Research Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, November, 2006.

    7. Manahan MA, Fanua S, Hughes C, Wilgis S. Unmasking the flexor digitorum superficialis decussation: Masquerading as a supplemental pulley. Poster presentation at American Association for Hand Surgery meeting, Puerto Rico, January, 2007. Hand 2: 58, 2007.

    8. Manahan MA, Tufaro AP. An approach to the reconstructive management of the abdominal wall in the adult bladder exstrophy patient. Presentation at ASPS Senior Residents Conference, Pasadena, CA, February, 2007.

    9. Rosson GD, Prucz RB, Manahan MA, Gilson M, Steinbacher DM, Edwards CJ, Singh NK, Flores JI. Multi-disciplinary breast center evolution in practice pattern: Broadened radiation indications drive staged autologous reconstruction with concomitant increase in perforator flaps. Poster presentation at American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, January, 2010.

    10. Katz RD, Manahan, MA, Rad AN, Flores JI, Singh NK, Rosson GD. Classification schema for anatomic variations of the inferior epigastric vasculature evaluated by abdominal CT angiograms for breast reconstruction. Poster presentation at American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, January, 2010.

    11. Rosson GD, Shridharani SM, Basdag B, Stapleton SM, Flores JI, Manahan MA, Magarakis M, Pusic AL. Psychosocial assessment of patients before reconstructive breast surgery: A comparison of delayed, salvage, and immediate reconstruction patients. Presentation at American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, January, 2010.

    12. Shermak MA, Buretta K, Mithani S, Chang D, Mallalieu J, Manahan MA. Increasing age impairs outcomes in breast reduction surgery. Presentation at American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March, 2010.

    13. Basdag B, Manahan MA, Shridharani S, Gilson M, Jacobs L, Thomsen R, Rosson GD. The incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction: Highlighting an unmet need. Presentation at Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting, May, 2010.

    14. Rosson GD, Shridharani SM, Basdag B, Manahan MA, Magarakis M, Stapleton SM, Flores JI, Pusic AL. Quality of life before reconstructive breast surgery: A preoperative comparison of delayed, salvage, and immediate reconstruction patients. Accepted for poster presentation at American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, October, 2010.

    15. Pesce CA, Detrani M, Manahan MA, Jacobs LK. Lower positive margins rates when combining partial mastectomy with reduction mastopexy. Accepted for poster presentation at American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, October, 2010.

    16. Manahan MA, Chang D, Mallalieu J, Mithani S, Buretta K, Shermak MA. An outcomes analysis of 2,142 breast reduction procedures. Accepted for presentation at ACS Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, October, 2010.

    17. Shermak MA, Chang D, Mallalieu J, Buretta K, Mithani S, Manahan MA. The superior pedicle-nipple graft technique trumps medial pedicle breast reduction with nipple preservation for management of gigantomastia. Accepted for presentation at ASPS Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October, 2010.
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  • Activities & Honors +

    Professional Activities

    INVITED LECTURES AND ACTIVITIES

    1. Manahan MA. Invited reviewer for E-Plasty Journal. March, 2009.

    2. Manahan MA. Fresh faces, real cases panel: Facial trauma. Panel presentation at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October, 2009.

    3. Manahan MA, Rad AR, Rosson GD. Perforator flap breast reconstruction program development visit to Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, December, 2009.

    4. Manahan MA. Oncoplastic breast surgery. Presentation at Tawam Hospital Grand Rounds, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, December, 2009.

    5. Manahan MA. Skin cancer reconstruction: Filling the Hole. Presentation at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD, January, 2010.

    6. Manahan MA, Thomsen RW, Stewart D, Flores JI. Healing Hands Foundation Mission to Hospital Universitario del Valle, Cali, Colombia, February/March, 2010.

    7. Manahan MA. Breast aesthetics. Presentation at XII Curso de Actualizacion en Cirugia Plastica: 12th Advanced Training Courses in Plastic Surgery, Cali, Colombia, February, 2010.

    8. Manahan MA. Skin cancer reconstruction. Presentation at XII Curso de Actualizacion en Cirugia Plastica: 12th Advanced Training Courses in Plastic Surgery, Cali, Colombia, February, 2010.

    9. Manahan MA. Oncoplastic breast surgery. Presentation at XII Curso de Actualizacion en Cirugia Plastica: 12th Advanced Training Courses in Plastic Surgery, Cali, Colombia, February, 2010.

    10. Manahan MA, Rad AR, Rosson GD. Hosts for Physician Observership from Portugal. March, 2010.
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Meet Our Expert - Dr. Michele Manahan

    Dr. Michele Manahan is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon within the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins. She has particular expertise in breast reconstruction after cancer.

    Improving Your Silhouette after Breast Cancer

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Plastic Surgery Room 8th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466
    Location Map
    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    The Johns Hopkins Breast Center Room 4th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 443-287-2778
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    Department/Division

    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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