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Hand Transplant and Arm Transplant Team

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Brandacher, Gerald, M.D.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Scientific Director, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation (Reconstructive Transplant) Program
Director, Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) Research Laboratory
Director, Small Animal Special Surgery subcore of Diabetes Research Center
Research Interests: Reconstructive transplantation, Donor-specific immune tolerance and immunomonitoring strategies
 
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Cooney, Damon Sean, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Clinical Director, Face Transplant Program, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Clinical Co-Director, Penile Transplantation, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Blepharoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Conservation Surgery, Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Tissue Expander, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Cutaneous Surgery, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Reconstruction, Face Transplant, Facelift, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Lesions, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Surgery, Facial Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Flaps, General Reconstruction, Hand Conditions, Keloids, Liposuction, Lymphedema Surgery, Male Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Transplant, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microsurgical Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Mohs Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Breast Conservation Surgery, Pediatric Facial Trauma, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Revision Breast Augmentation, Revision Breast Reconstruction, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Skin Lesions, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Thighplasty, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Traumatic and Surgical Defects of the Trunk, Trigger Finger, Tummy Tuck, Wrinkle Treatment
Research Interests: Composite tissue allotransplantation, Inducing tolerance in order to reduce or eliminate the need for systemic immunosuppression in transplantation patients, Microsurgical education, Nerve regeneration, Engineering human tissues for reconstructive purposes, Reconstructive transplantation
 
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Cooney, Carisa M., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Clinical Research Manager, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
 
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Lee, Wei-Ping Andrew, M.D.

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Milton T. Edgerton Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthritis, Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis of the Wrist, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Congenital Hand Anomalies, Dupuytren's Contracture, Fracture surgery, Hand Conditions, Hand Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Hand Transplant, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Plastic Surgery, Polydactyly (extra fingers), Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Soft Tissue and Tendon Injuries of the Hand and Fingers, Syndactyly-Webbed Fingers, Tendon Surgery, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Trigger Finger, Wrist Fracture
Research Interests: Investigating tolerance strategies for composite tissue allografting, Enhancing nerve regeneration to improve functional outcome of composite tissue allotransplantation
 
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Shores, Jaimie Troyal, M.D.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Director, Hand/Arm Transplant Program, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Program Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthritis, Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis of the Wrist, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cutaneous Oncology, Dupuytren's Contracture, Fracture surgery, Hand Conditions, Hand Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Hand Transplant, Microsurgery, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microsurgical Free Tissue Transfer, Microsurgical Nerve Repair, Microsurgical Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Nerve Grafting, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Repair and Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery, Polydactyly (extra fingers), Reanimation of the Face and Upper Extremity, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Soft Tissue and Tendon Injuries of the Hand and Fingers, Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, Tendon Surgery, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Trigger Finger, Upper Extremity, Upper Extremity Reconstruction, Upper Extremity Surgery, Wrist Fracture
Research Interests: Novel immunosuppression protocols during composite tissue allotransplantation, Nerve Repair, Nerve regeneration in hand transplantation, Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, Kinomatics after Complex Injury