Christopher A. Crisera, MD
...Christopher A. Crisera, MDUCLA Cosmetic Surgery Center - Christopher A. Crisera200 UCLA Medical PlazaSuite 465Los Angeles, California 90024 310-206-2451 Click Here for Phone Number
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www.uclaplasticsurgery.com/our_doctors/christopher_crisera.htmlDr. Crisera is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in microvascular surgery and state of the art breast reconstruction, oncologic reconstruction, and aesthetic surgery of the breast, body and face.Dr. Crisera joined the UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as an Assistant Professor in 2005 after completing his plastic surgery residency and microsurgery fellowship at UCLA.He
was raised in San Francisco.He graduated from Harvard with honors in 1990 with a degree in English and American Literature and Language.He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego and subsequently completed his general surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco in 2002.
As a component of his
general surgery residency, he
completed a three-year basic science research fellowship at New York University Medical Center
, studying mammalian foregut development and cleft palatogenesis.Dr. Crisera's
current research focuses on the vascular biology of perforator flaps, pharmacologic conditioning of free flaps to improve outcomes in breast reconstruction, and bone tissue engineering.He
has authored numerous papers.He
continues to publish scientific and clinical research articles and book chapters, and to present at national and international plastic surgery meetings.