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Gedge David Rosson, M.D.
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Facial Palsy Center
Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Expertise: Abdominoplasty, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Bell's Palsy, Blepharoplasty, Botox, Breast Augmentation, Breast Conservation Surgery, Breast Implants, Breast Lift , Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Surgery, Breast Tissue Expander, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Cranial Nerve Palsies, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Surgery, Facelift, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Pain, Facial Paralysis, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reanimation, General Reconstruction, Injectibles, Liposuction, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Surgery, Mastectomy, Microsurgery, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction , Microvascular Free Flap Surgery, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Nerve Compression, Nerve Conduction, Nerve Grafting, Nerve Injury, Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Peripheral Nerve Repair and Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Peripheral Neuropathies, Peripheral Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Revision Breast Augmentation, Revision Breast Reconstruction, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Scars, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap, Thighplasty, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Tummy Tuck, Wrinkle Treatment ...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 improve breast reconstruction.
Dr. Rosson serves as the director of breast reconstruction and Microsurgery Fellowship program director. He is also chair of the Compliance Committee of the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians, chair of the Risk Management Committee of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and chair of the Special Credentialing Review Committee of Johns Hopkins Health Care.
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/University of Maryland combined program. 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 microsurgery, 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
- Innovations in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction and Pain Management
- Podcast: More women over 65 are choosing breast reconstruction after breast cancer.
- 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