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Deep Cuts​Talks at meetings or articles in journals and textbooks don't always tell the whole story of plastic surgery. With the Deep Cuts podcast, PRS Global Open delves into the details that are often hidden from view. In the "Giants of Plastic Surgery" episodes, Dr. Vimal Gokani and Dr. George Adigbli investigate what drives and motivates the most influential figures in the field of plastic surgery. In "Leveling Up" episodes, Dr. Puru Nagarkar reveals the little technical details in a surgeon's repertoire that make all the difference.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 41:14
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 6(5):e1677, May 2018
In this “Giants of Plastic Surgery” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Peter Neligan FRCS(I), FRCSC, FACS joins us on the first day of his retirement to reflect on his glistening career, family life, illness, and how he achieved success in Plastic Surgery.

Read a classic PRS Global Open article by Dr. Neligan and co-authors Guillermo Artero MD, Marina Ulla MD, and Claudio Angrigiani MD—"Bilateral Anatomic Variation of Anterolateral Thigh Flap in the Same Individual:” https://bit.ly/NeliganDeepCuts

Dr Peter C. Neligan received his medical education at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, graduating MB, BCh, BAO in 1975. He obtained his FRCS in general surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1980 and subsequently trained in Plastic Surgery in Dublin. In 1983 he moved to Toronto for fellowship training at the University of Toronto, completing fellowships in surgical research, pediatric plastic surgery, microvascular surgery, and burn surgery.

Having obtained his FRCS in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Neligan established practice in Sudbury, Ontario in 1987 before returning to the University of Toronto in 1991 to take up a position at the Wellesley Hospital as Director of the Ross Tilley Burn Unit.

In 1993 he moved to Toronto General Hospital where he specialized in oncologic reconstruction and reconstructive microsurgery. Dr. Neligan served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at TGH from 1996 until 2007. In 1996 he was appointed Chair of the University Division of Plastic Surgery. In 1999 he was appointed the Wharton Chair in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, the first endowed chair in Plastic Surgery in Canada. Dr. Neligan moved to Seattle, WA in July 2007 where he is now a Professor at the University of Washington in the Departments of Surgery and Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. He is active in numerous societies, and is past president of the Plastic Surgery Foundation, The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the North American Skull Base Society. Dr. Neligan currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the American Head and Neck Society. He is the immediate past Chair of the Advisory Council for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Neligan has authored 7 books, over 70 book chapters, and over 170 peer-reviewed papers. He is the series editor of the third edition of the 6-volume set, Plastic Surgery, considered to be the bible of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has made over 200 peer-reviewed presentations at national and international meetings as well as delivering numerous invited lectures. He has served as Visiting Professor to numerous institutions nationally and internationally. He sits on the Editorial Board of five journals and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Your host, Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

This episode was produced & edited by Dr. George Adigbli, an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 80:28

In this “Leveling Up” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Justin Sacks talks about dealing with the macro before the micro, discusses how to get consistently good results in microsurgery, describes how to harvest the supraclavicular flap for lymphedema, and explains what in the world the acronym "ABC, ED, PAD, GL" means.

Read two recent PRS Global Open article from Dr. Sacks:

· “Pushing the Needle of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Where Do Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Stand?“ by Khetpal, Reátegui, Lopez, Sacks, and Prsic: https://bit.ly/SacksDeepCuts

· “Complications and Patient-reported Outcomes after TRAM and DIEP Flaps: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” by He, El Eter, Yesentharao, Hung, Owens, Persing, and Sacks: https://bit.ly/DeepCutsSacks2

Dr. Justin M. Sacks is the Shoenberg Professor and Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). He recently spent the last decade at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he was the Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations and Director of Oncological Reconstruction. His surgical practice encompassed head to toe cancer and traumatic reconstruction. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. He is a founding member of the American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation. Currently, he is the immediate past-Chair of the Plastic Surgery Research Council.

Your host, Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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Duration: 19:51
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 8(10):e3144, October 2020

In this “Giants of Plastic Surgery” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Osvaldo Saldanha MD joyfully takes us through his journey to becoming a plastic surgeon and his drive to improve the safety of lipoabdominoplasty and return it to Brazil’s plastic surgery toolkit.

To learn more about lipoabdominoplasty, read “Standards and Trends in Lipoabdominoplasty” by O’Kelly, Nguyen, Gibstein et al for free on PRSGlobalOpen.com: https://bit.ly/LipoabdominoplastyOKelly

Dr. Osvaldo Saldanha is Past President of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, Current Scientific Program Director of the SBCP, and Chairman of “Dr. Ewaldo Bolivar de Souza Pinto” Plastic Surgery Residency Program – Unisanta, Santos, Brazil. He is also Board Member of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, International Associate Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a reviewer for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (APS) and Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica. Dr. Saldanha and his contributors are among Brazil's leading plastic surgeons who have helped pioneer lipoabdominoplasty safely and effectively. Your host, Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

This episode was produced & edited by Dr. George Adigbli, an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 53:49
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 9(7):e3699, July 2021

In this episode of Leveling Up, Amy M. Moore MD FACS talks about developing a deep respect for the nerve, why the tenotomy scissor is the best scissor, and how the OR is her sanctuary.

Read a recent PRS Global Open article from Dr. Moore: “Lower Extremity Nerve Transfers in Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients: A Case Series” by Amy M. Moore, Carrie Roth Bettlach, Thomas T. Tung, Julie M. West, and Stephanie A. Russo.

Read the article for free on PRSGlobalOpen.com: https://bit.ly/MooreDeepCuts

Dr. Amy Moore is Professor and Chair of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Ohio State University. Her clinical expertise and Department of Defense funded research are focused on improving outcomes after nerve injuries in adults and children.

Your host, Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 23:31
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open 

In this “Giants in Plastic Surgery” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Ruth Waters FRCS (Plast.) discusses her remarkable journey, her family, and overcoming challenges while maintaining compassion and kindness.

For further reading on some of the themes discussed in this podcast, read the following collection of free PRS Global Open articles gathered to commemorate Women’s History Month 2022: https://bit.ly/GOX_WHM22

Dr. Ruth Waters is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham, England. She is the former President of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. She has a specialist interest in aesthetic and reconstructive mircosurgery of the breast. She also has interests in skin oncology, skin lasers, and microvascular surgery.

Your host, Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

This episode was produced & edited by Dr. George Adigbli, an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 54:39
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 8(10):e3198, October 2020

In this “Leveling Up” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Milton Armstrong talks about taking care of the whole patient and not just specific plastic surgery problems, staying humble, and becoming an accidental YouTube star.

For further insights on some of the topics discussed in this podcast, read the following PRS Global Open article for free:

“Ethnic and Gender Diversity Comparison between Surgical Patients and Caring Surgeons” by Noel, Berg, Onyango, and Mackay: https://bit.ly/EthnicGenderDiversity

Dr. Milton B. Armstrong is the Chief and Plastic Surgery Fellowship director of the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a member of the Board of the Directors of the American Association for Hand Surgery.

Your host, Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 22:52

In this “Giants in Plastic Surgery” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Vimal Gokani meets master surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlay for an engaging discussion exploring her surgical journey, influential mentors, challenges of inequity in surgery, and striking a healthy “work-personal” balance.

For further reading on some of the topics discussed in this podcast, read the following PRS Global Open articles for free:

"Gender Bias in the Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency: A Snapshot of Current Trends" by Karamanos, Julian, Wampler et al: https://bit.ly/GenderBiasPSTrends

“State of Gender Diversity and Equity Policies within Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Canada” by Retrouvey, Jakubowski, Lipa et al: https://bit.ly/DEICanadaPS

“A Primer for Success as an Early Career Academic Plastic Surgeon” by Lin, Barker, Khansa, and Janis: https://bit.ly/PSCareerSuccessPrimer

Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlay has been practicing plastic surgery in Banff since 1983. She has had extensive training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in both Canada and the United States. Dr. Hall-Findlay completed her plastic surgery residency in San Francisco and New York City and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC). She is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Your host, Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

This episode was produced & edited by Dr. George Adigbli, an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 59:15
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 9(10):e3837, October 2021

In this “Leveling Up” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Timothy Schaub talks about his approach to difficult pediatric microsurgical reconstruction, treating congenital hand anomalies, and incorporating trainees into the process.

To learn more about Dr. Schaub’s approach to complex pediatric reconstruction, read the following PRS Global Open article: “Composite Anterolateral Thigh and Fascia Lata Free Flap for Abdominal and Groin Reconstruction in a Pediatric Patient” by Lacey Pflibsen MD, Chad Teven MD, Jaclyn Lundberg BS, Melinda Mabee PA-C, Erin Garvey MD, Katherine Davenport MD, Jacob Hammond MD, and Timothy Schaub MD.

Read the article for free on PRSGlobalOpen.com: https://bit.ly/SchaubLevelingUp

Dr. Timothy Schaub is a board certified hand, plastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive experience in reconstruction of complex extremity injuries and congenital hand anomalies, and serves as the director of both the Hand & Microsurgery Program and the Complex Wound Program at Phoenix Children's in Phoenix, Arizona

Your host, Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 33:36
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 9(12):e4062, December 2021

In this “Giants in Plastic Surgery” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Vimal Gokani speaks with world renowned academic plastic surgeon, and PRS Global Open Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Jeff Janis about luck, determination, family life, and success.

Read this recent PRS Global Open article from Dr. Janis: “Assessing the Prevalence of Microaggressions in Plastic Surgery Training: A National Survey” by Micheline F. Goulart MD, Maria T. Huayllani MD, Julie Balch Samora MD PhD MPH, Amy M. Moore, MD, and Jeffrey E. Janis MD, FACS.

Read the article for free on PRSGlobalOpen.com: https://bit.ly/JanisGiantsinPS

Dr. Janis is a board-certified plastic surgeon, and Professor of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Chief of Plastic Surgery at University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Your host, Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

This episode was edited by Dr. George Adigbli, an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 75:06
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open October 2021, Volume 9, Issue 10;

In this “Leveling Up” episode of the PRS Global Open Deep Cuts Podcast, Dr. Gregory Buncke talks about his approach to replants, how he can be efficient but also obtain excellent long term outcomes, how to sequence the surgery, venous flaps, and other hand surgery intricacies.

To read more by Dr. Buncke about his approach to hand reconstruction, read the following PRS Global Open article: “Clinical Outcomes of Symptomatic Neuroma Resection and Reconstruction with Processed Nerve Allograft” by Sonu Jain MD, Jason Nydick DO, Fraser Leversedge MD, Dominic Power MD, Joseph Styron MD, Bauback Safa MD, and Gregory Buncke MD.

Read the article for free on PRSGlobalOpen.com: https://bit.ly/BunckeLevelingUp

Dr. Buncke is a board certified plastic, hand, and microsurgeon, and is the Director of the Buncke Clinic in San Francisco.

Your host, Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 00:58
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open 

Talks at meetings or articles in journals and textbooks don't always tell the whole story. With the Deep Cuts podcasts, PRS Global Open delves into the details that are often hidden from view. In the "Giants of Plastic Surgery," Dr. Vimal Gokani and Dr. George Adigbli investigate what drives and motivates the most influential names in our field, while with "Leveling Up," Dr. Puru Nagarkar reveals the little technical details in a surgeon's repertoire that make all the difference.

Dr. Puru Nagarkar, is a board-certified plastic and hand surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Dr. Vimal Gokani, is a senior Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in London, England.

Dr George Adigbli is an academic Specialty Registrar in plastic surgery in Oxford & Aylesbury, England.

#PRSGlobalOpen #DeepCutsPodcast

#PlasticSurgery #LevelingUp

#GiantsofPlasticSurgery

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