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Stephen Maxwell Milner, MD

Director, Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center
Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Director, Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center
  • Surgical Director, Johns Hopkins Wound Center
  • Director, Johns Hopkins Burn Center
  • Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bayview Medical Center
  • Chief, Burn Surgery
  • Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Professor of Dermatology
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

  • Burn Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center at Johns Hopkins
  • Wound Healing Center

Expertise

Burns, General Surgery, Pediatric Burns, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Burn Surgery, TEN and complex injuries, Wound Healing, Wound Reconstruction

Research Interests

Fluid resuscitation in thermal injury; Burn sepsis and antimicrobial peptides; Antidotes to chemical warfare agents

Biography

Dr. Stephen Maxwell Milner is a professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatrics and dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specializes in the treatment and reconstructive surgery of burn wounds.

He serves as director of the Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center, director of the Johns Hopkins Burn Center and surgical director of the Johns Hopkins Wound Center. Additionally, he acts as chief of burn surgery and chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Dr. Milner received his medical degree from Guy’s Hospital Medical School at the University of London in 1977. He trained in general surgery in London and at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He also served in the British Army as a lieutenant colonel during Operation Desert Storm. Subsequently, he undertook research at the Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment in Porton Down, England. Dr. Milner is an honorary civilian consultant advisor to the British Army in plastic surgery and burns. Before joining Johns Hopkins, Milner completed a residency in plastic surgery, as well as a fellowship in burn research, at the Shriners' Burn Institute in Galeston. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2006.

His research interests include fluid resuscitation in thermal injury, burn sepsis and antimicrobial peptides, and antidotes to chemical warfare agents.

Dr. Milner is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has written over 100 peer reviewed articles and numerous other publications, is founding editor of the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and ePlasty, and serves as editor of the Journal of Surgical Radiology. He has received numerous honors of distinction and lectureships, and in 2012 was inducted into the Miller-Caulson Academy of Excellence.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

American Burn Association

American Medical Association

Special Operations Medical Association

Blocker Lewis Plastic Surgery Society

Association for Surgical Education

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

The International Society for Burn Injuries

American Association for Hand Surgery

Wound Healing Society

Plastic Surgery Research Council

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American College of Surgeons

Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery

American Diabetes Association

American Association of Plastic Surgeons

Baltimore Academy of Surgery

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  • Education +

    Training

    • GKT School of Medicine (Lond) (1977)
    • GKT Dental Institute (London) (1973)

    Residencies

    • University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine / Plastic Surgery (Galveston TX ) (1997)
    • Royal Army / Army Personnel Centre / Civil Secretariat (Glasgow) (1994)
    • The Royal London Trust Hospital / Surgery (London) (1984)
    • Massachusetts General Hospital / General Surgery (Boston MA ) (1982)
    • Torbay District General Hospital / General Surgery (Devon) (1981)
    • Guy's Hospital / Emergency Medicine (London) (1980)
    • Queen Mary's HospitalRoehampton / Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (London) (1979)
    • Whipps Cross Hospital / Otolaryngology (London) (1979)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Plastic Surgery / Plastic Surgery (2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Sebastian R, Ghanem O, Diroma F, Milner SM, Gerold KB, Price LA. "Percutaneous pigtail catheter in the treatment of pneumothorax in major burns: The best alternative? Case report and review of literature." Burns. 2014 Oct 14. pii: S0305-4179(14)00286-1.
    2. Lam J, Abraham C, Resch T, Milner SM, Price LA. "”Under pressure", hair braids in the critically ill." Eplasty. 2014 Sep 29;14:ic36. eCollection 2014.
    3. Abraham C, Price LA, Milner SM. "Painful finger." Eplasty. 2014 Sep 8;14:ic32. eCollection 2014.
    4. Resch TR, Price LA, Milner SM. "Pulmonary injury secondary to feeding tube misplacement." Eplasty. 2014 Aug 7;14:ic24. eCollection 2014.
    5. Sebastian R, Ghanem O, DiRoma F, Milner SM, Price LA. "Pulmonary embolism in burns, is there an evidence based prophylactic recommendation? Case report and review of literature." Burns. 2014 Aug 9. pii: S0305-4179(14)00227-7.
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  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Sushruta-Guha Lectureship in Plastic Surgery and Wound Healing, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2013

    Humanitarian Award by the James R Jordan Foundation, 2012

    Induction into the Miller-Caulson Academy of Excellence, 2012

    Honorary Doctorate of Science, University of Glamorgan, Wales, 2010

    Mitchiner Memorial Lecturer, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Camberly, England, 2007

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1998, 1999, 2003 and 2004

    First Prize, Faculty Research Award, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, 2002

    First Prize, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Investigator Award, 2001

    Smith & Nephew Foundation Research Bursary, 1991

    Professional Activities

    Founding Editor, Journal of Burns and Wounds

    Founding Editor-in-Chief, ePlasty (open access journal of plastic surgery)

    Editor, Journal of Surgical Radiology

    Surgery Journal Editors Group

    Editorial advisor, Archives of International Surgery

    Chairman, Johns Hopkins Burn Center Executive Grant Committee, 2009 - present

    Member, Board of Directors of the International Children’s Surgical Foundation, 2006 - present

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Medical Board, 2005 -Present

    Operating Room Committee, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2005 - present

    Metropolitan Fire Fighters Board, 2005 - present

    Joint Practice Committee, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2005 - present

    Community Fund Board, 2005 - present

    Member, Board of Directors Johns Hopkins Burn Center Fund, 2005 - present

    Israeli Science Foundation, 2004 - present

    Founding Member, Board of Directors of the African Medical Foundation, 2004 - present

    U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Scientific Steering Committee (Wound Healing Section), 2003 - present

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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0886
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0886
    Fax: 410-550-8161
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0886
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    Department/Division

    • Surgery
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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