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Dr. Ramazi Datiashvili O.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
New Jersey Medical School
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Team Players Tackle Skull-base Tumors, The University Hospital, Newark, NJ
Dr. Ramazi O. Datiashvili
Dr. Ramazi O. Datiashvili , an assistant professor of surgery at New Jersey Medical School and a plastic surgeon, is another member of the University Hospital skull-base team.
expertise in free-flap reconstruction, an intricate, microvascular technique, is invaluable for healing on many levels.
"Once a tumor has been removed from the skull-base, large, deep wounds remain that expose vital structures such as the brain, the sinuses, soft tissues, bones, and muscles.
To be protected, these structures need to be covered with well-vascularized tissues," says Dr. Datiashvili
During free-flap reconstruction, the plastic surgeon takes tissue from another part of the patient's body-typically the back, abdomen, or forearm-and connects tiny vessels, providing blood supply to those tissues in the area left open by the tumor's removal.
Connecting tiny, often fragile blood vessels under a microscope and working through tissue that in some cases is inflamed due to previous radiation therapy is time consuming and meticulous work.
And while these surgeries are life saving in nature, Dr. Datiashvili
, like other members of University Hospital's
skull-base team, has the patient's quality of life in mind.
"My number one goal is to help the patient to have a satisfactory life, and part of that is covering the wound and protecting vital structures," he
To arrange for a consultation with Dr. Ramazi O. Datiashvili
, call (973) 972-8071.
NESPS - 2011 Preliminary Program
Ian C. Hoppe, MD, Brenon L. Abernathie, MD, Ramazi O. Datiashvili, MD. New Jersey Medical School - UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA.
Patient Guide: University Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Center at University Hospital, Newark, NJ
Ramazi Datiashvili, MD
Your surgery will be scheduled with the Operating Room by Dr. Granick, Dr. Datiashvili
, Dr. Ciminello or Dr. Fleegler depending upon who you've selected as your surgeon.