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Winter 2018

From the Director

Since its launch seven years ago, our department has been continually expanding, adding to our faculty both in numbers and expertise and increasing our dimensions in clinical services and research programs.

Winter 2018

Diversity Is a Bedrock of the Johns Hopkins Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The core values of diversity and inclusion are key to Johns Hopkins’ mission of research, education and patient care, and they are equally crucial for the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Winter 2018

Easing Raynaud’s in Scleroderma Patients

Raynaud’s phenomenon (rp), a condition that causes vasospasms most commonly in the fingers’ arteries with exposure to cold, is a hallmark of scleroderma.

Winter 2018

Innovations in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction and Pain Management

The thinking behind placement of tissue expanders for postmastectomy breast reconstruction has come full circle, says Gedge Rosson, director of breast reconstruction.

Winter 2018

Providing Comprehensive Gender-Affirming Care

Transgender individuals face a variety of disparities, with serious consequences. Few medical centers in the nation have the expertise to provide these patients with the surgical, endocrine and other care that many desperately need.

Winter 2018

Customizing Residencies Based on Competency

For decades, integrated plastic surgery residencies across the country have operated in much the same way: at least six years of training after medical school centered on gaining the diverse set of skills necessary in this field.

Winter 2018

Meet the Residents: Why I Chose Johns Hopkins

Learn why our residents chose Johns Hopkins to continue their education.