Active Research

Principal Investigator

Study Title

Dr. james Liau

James Liau

Comparing Free Anterolateral Thigh Flap to Free Muscle Flap for Lower Extremity Salvage


Multiple Treatment Modalities for Vascular Anomalies

Dr. Vasconez

Henry Vasconez

Factors affecting residency rank listing: a national survey of current and matched plastic surgery residents


The effects of obesity on adipose derived stromal cells

Using Epicel in the treatment of severe burns

Fat grafting in breast reconstruction

Trends in lower extremity reconstruction and skin grafting in an immunosuppressed patient

Creating a database of BCC in regard to margin analysis at VA

Retrospective review of trends in lower extremity reconstruction at UK

Scar analysis in direct excision brow lift:  wound closure and cost analysis of octyl-2-cyanoacrylate vs conventional non-absorbable suture technique

A rural-urban comparison of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction


Craniofacial dissection techniques with the human cadaver 

Retrospective review of cranioplasty at University of Kentucky

Whole exome sequency to determine the genetic landscape of BIA-ALCL:  A collaboration with Dr. Mark Clemens, MD Anderson Cancer Center

A cleft rhinoplasty for the secondary cleft lip nasal deformity:  A re-appraisal

Lesley Wong,MD

Lesley Wong

Retrospective review of surgically removed massive localized lymphedema


Non-contact diffuse optical assessment of mastectomy skin flaps 

Randomized clinical trial comparing 1-port and 2-port tissue expanders for breast reconstruction

Prospective massive localized lymphedema excisional care analysis and guidelines