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Dr. Christopher A. Crisera

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UCLA Health System
UCLA
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, California 90095
United States

Company Description: The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (http://www.medsch.ucla.edu/) has more than 2,000faculty including world-renowned experts in clinical practice and...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Plastic Surgeon With Operation Mend
    UCLA
  • Assistant Professor
    UCLA

Education

  • MD
  • Harvard
  • University of California , San Diego
  • M.D.
  • degree , English and American Literature and Language
    Harvard
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Dr. Christopher Crisera, a ...
www.sgvtribune.com, 1 July 2005 [cached]
Dr. Christopher Crisera, a plastic surgeon with Operation Mend at UCLA, talks about more surgery for retired U.S. Army Sgt.
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surgeon, Dr. Kody Azari, who co-directs Operation Mend with plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Crisera.
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Azari and Crisera say the program has evolved to tailor the needs of each veterans.
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Though the program demands that servicemen and women stay in Los Angeles with their families for a long period of time, Crisera said the veterans never complain.
"They are the most upbeat human beings I have ever met," he said.
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Christopher A. Crisera, MD - Plastic Surgery California
www.lookingyourbest.com, 10 Dec 2007 [cached]
Christopher A. Crisera, MD
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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.
"These findings make a strong argument ...
www.wolterskluwer.net, 27 June 2011 [cached]
"These findings make a strong argument for immediate reconstruction regardless of cancer stage," according to the study by Dr. Christopher A. Crisera of UCLA Medical Center and colleagues.
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"Importantly, the overall cosmetic outcome in patients who received postoperative radiation was comparable to those who did not," Dr. Crisera and colleagues write.
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Dr. Crisera and coauthors believe that the proven benefits of immediate breast reconstruction should not be denied for fear of complications or other safety problems.
The results alleviate concerns that ...
www.wolterskluwerhealth.com, 27 June 2011 [cached]
The results alleviate concerns that immediate reconstruction leads to increased complications and other problems after mastectomy."These findings make a strong argument for immediate reconstruction regardless of cancer stage," according to the study by Dr. Christopher A. Crisera of UCLA Medical Center and colleagues.
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An important goal of the study was to determine whether immediate reconstruction contributed to any complications of radiation therapy for breast cancer.Long-term follow-up of 69 women undergoing radiation therapy found a 30 percent rate of relatively minor flap shrinkage.However, only about 10 percent of women had severe breast distortion."Importantly, the overall cosmetic outcome in patients who received postoperative radiation was comparable to those who did not," Dr. Crisera and colleagues write.
Breast reconstruction immediately after mastectomy safe
www.thebreastcaresite.com, 8 Aug 2011 [cached]
"These findings make a strong argument for immediate reconstruction regardless of cancer stage," says UCLA's Dr. Christopher A. Crisera, a study participant.
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