Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery
1218 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30327
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Surgical practice consisting mainly of cosmetic patients with some reconstructive surgery, particularly for skin cancers and nasal reconstruction. Busy office practice consisting of skin-care, lasers, injectables and peels. Surgical procedures generally performed at onsite AAAHC accredited surgery center, with admitting privileges at area hospitals. Responsible for maintaining surgery center accreditation as well as day-to-day of office practice. Occasional teaching commitments at Emory University's level-1 trauma center as Clinical Instructor covering mostly facial trauma cases. Actively involved in quality control, clinical research and community education.
Office supervisor: Kelly Erwin
Hands-on training in all areas of facial plastic surgery with special emphasis on cosmetic procedures and revision rhinoplasty. Assistant to all surgical cases with gradual progression to primary surgeon by the end of the fellowship. Teaching responsibilities at the Emory affiliated teaching hospitals included Attending resident scheduled facial plastics cases at the Level-I trauma center, and presenting facial plastics topics during the Emory residents lecture series. Call required at local hospitals, general otolaryngology- emergency coverage, one week per month. Original research project was required, completed and submitted for publication.
Director: Wallace K. Dyer, MD
Responsible for the medical as well as surgical management of patients affected by disorders of the ears, nose and throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems, and related structures of the head and neck. Five hospitals were rotated through including pediatric, county, private, veterans administration and academic hospitals providing comprehensive training in all areas of otolaryngology. Duties included day to day medical management of in and outpatients, with advancing surgical responsibilities, progressing from surgical assistance to performance with and without supervision of the most advanced surgical techniques in general otolaryngology. Emergency call rotations were required at all hospitals, with call rotation generally every other night. A six-month research rotation was performed with original research design, culminating in publication. Attendance at weekly Grand rounds, tumor boards, pathology conferences, radiology conferences and journal clubs were integral facets of training. Annual inservice examinations were administered.
Director: Douglas E. Mattox, MD
Responsible for medical management of surgical patients as well as the performance of general surgical procedures under supervision. Call rotation varied by month, generally every third night, in-house.
Director: Thomas F. Dodson, MD
2006–2016: Facial Plastic Surgery - American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2004–2014: Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery) - American Board of Otolaryngology
2008–2009: Moderate Sedation Competency
2004–Present: ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1999–Present: State of Georgia, Medical License 047775
1994–1998: M.D., University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York
1990–1994: B.A. Psychology, magna cum laude, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
2009: New Beauty Magazine-spring/summer2009-publication in progress, "Eyelash Enhancements", contributing author.
2008: New Beauty Magazine –winter/spring 2008- "What the Experts Say about the Top Beauty Concerns", contributing author.
2008: Buckhead Living Magazine – Contributor, "If it Sounds too Good to be True...It Is!", "Skin Resurfacing – The Matrix IR is coming", "Rhinoplasty: Form and Function", "Prescription For the Holidays", "Injectable Fillers: The Liquid Lift", "Laser Lifts: Approaching A Reality".
2007: Buckhead Living Magazine, Johns Creek Magazine and Midtown Living Magazine - Contributor, "Revive Your Aging Eyes", "Is Plastic Surgery For You?", "Rejuvenation Of The Aging Neck", "Body Lasers-Do They Work?".
2003: Jarmuz TM, Rosen S, Ritzenhaler J, Rivera H, Roman J. "Transforming Growth Factor-1, Myofibroblasts, and Tissue Remodeling in the Pathogenesis of Subglottic Stenosis: Potential Role of Gastroesophageal Reflux ." Accepted for publication Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology.
2001: Todd NW, Jarmuz TM. "The Newborn with Hearing Loss." J Med Assoc Ga. 2001 Feb;90(1):32-6
1998: Rechtweg J, Wax MK, Shah R, Granke K, Jarmuz T. "Neck Dissection with Simultaneous Carotid Endarterectomy." Laryngoscope. 1998 Aug;108(8 Pt 1):1150-3.
1997: Behar P, Pizzuto M, Poje C, Duffy L, Behar J, Brodsky L; "Outcome Driven Preoperative Evaluation of Children Undergoing Adenoidectomy." Submitted to Archives of Otolaryngology
2007: Laserlift – Approaching a Reality, Health Watch television segment, Fox 5 News, Atlanta, Georgia
2007: Combination Therapy – Sculptra Aesthetic and Refirme, Focus on Aesthetics Forum, Syneron, Invited Lecturer, New York, New York
2007: Waging the War on Aging, Third Millennium Dental Forum, Invited Lecturer, Woodbridge, New Jersey
2007: Waging the War on Aging, Community Wellness Lecture Series, Invited Lecturer, Emory Adventist Hospital, Smyrna Georgia
2007: Achieving Total Facial Harmony, Seattle Study Club, Invited Lecturer, Naples, Florida
2007: Waging the War on Aging, Seattle Study Club, Invited Lecturer, Naples, Florida
2006: Rediscover Your Beauty, Goldstein, Garber and Salama Dental Practice, Invited Lecturer, Atlanta, Georgia
2006: Surgical vs. Nonsurgical Alternatives in Facial Plastic Surgery, Goldstein, Garber and Salama Dental Practice, Invited Lecturer, Atlanta, Georgia
2004: Rhinoplasty Principles and Practice, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Resident Lecture, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
2002: Cellular and Molecular Basis for GERD induced Subglottic Stenosis, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, September 2002, San Diego, California
2002: Role of Fibroblasts and Tissue Remodeling in Subglottic Stenosis, American Academy of Pulmonary Medicine, May 2002, Atlanta, Georgia
2001: Rhinoplasty and the Cleft Lip Nose, Department of Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery, Resident Lecture, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
2000: Atypical Endobronchial Mycobacterial Disease, Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children, Chicago, Illinois
2000: Tracheal Stenosis and Reconstruction, Department of Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery, Grand Rounds, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
2004: "Evaluation of Acute, Early and Late Infection in a Permanent Injectable Filler", Mercer University and Porex Corporation, Atlanta Georgia, Mentor: Wallace K. Dyer, MD
2002: "Cellular and Molecular Basis for GERD induced Subglottic Stenosis", Emory University, Atlanta Georgia, Mentor: Jesse Roman, MD, Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting September 2002, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
2001: "Role of Myofibroblasts and Tissue Remodeling in Subglottic Stenosis", Emory University, Atlanta Georgia, Mentor: Jesse Roman, MD, Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting, May 2002, American Academy of Pulmonary Medicine
1997: Investigation of the role of the carbon dioxide laser in the de-epithelialization of free flaps, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, Mentor: Mark D. Delacure, MD
2004: Sir Harold Delf Gillies Award for the best Basic Science Research Paper by a Graduate Fellow in the field of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2002: First Place Resident Research Competition, Emory University
2002: Excellence in Teaching, Medical student teaching award, Emory University
1998: Norman Haber Memorial Award for Proficiency in Otolaryngology
1995, 1996: Dean's Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence
1994–1998: Alumni Scholarship, University at Buffalo
1994: Golden Key National Honor Society
1994: PSI CHI, Psychology Honor Society
1991–1994: Dean's List
Atlanta Medical Women's Alliance
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Medical Association of Atlanta
09/08: Fall Meeting AAFPRS 22.5 credits
09/07: Fall Meeting AAFPRS 26.25 credits
08/07: American Medical Resource Group 7 credit
05/07: Syneron Leadership Academy
10/06: Syneron In-Service training for eMax elos system
10/06: Syneron In-Service training for VelaShape
09/06: Fall Meeting AAFPRS 30 credits
05/06: 9th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas 33credits
09/05: Fall Meeting AAFPRS 33 credits
06/05: Rhinoplasty Course, 39 credits
06/04: COSM Annual Otolaryngology Meeting 50 credits
04/04: Osler Review Course for Otolaryngology 40 credits
02/04: Transnasal Esophagoscopy Workshop
11/03: Metro Atlanta Educational Society for Otolaryngology
09/02: AAOHNS Annual Otolaryngology Meeting
05/01: Facial Trauma: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Complex Facial Injuries 16 credits
10/01: Physician Compliance Training: "Coding & Documenting with an Attitude" , Emory Unversity Hospital
03/00: Current Concepts in Facial Plastic Surgery, Emory University Hospital
2001–2003: Board of Directors, Medical Association of Atlanta