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CV: Theresa M. Jarmuz, M.D.

EMPLOYMENT

2004 - Present: Attending Surgeon, Solo, Private Practice - Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia

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

2003 – 2004: Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia

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

1999 - 2003: Residency, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery,Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

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

1998 – 1999: Internship, Department of General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

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

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION

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

PUBLICATIONS

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

PRESENTATIONS

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

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

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

HONORS

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

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Atlanta Medical Women's Alliance

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery

Medical Association of Atlanta

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

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

COMMUNITY

2001-2003: Board of Directors, Medical Association of Atlanta

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