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Curriculum Vitae

OCCUPATION:

Board certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.

PERSONAL DETAILS:

Address: PRMA, 9635 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240
Tel: (210) 692-1181 (work)
Fax: (210) 692-7584

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Microsurgical breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery of the breast and body.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS (ASPS) Autologous Breast Reconstruction performance measures work group 

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS (ASPS) SOCIAL MEDIA subcommittee (OCT 2016 - present)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Annual Meeting and Instructional Course Committee (Oct 2015 – present)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Social Media Task Force (Nov 2015 – oct 2016)

Secretary, San Antonio International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Jan 2015 – present)

PRMA Plastic Surgery, San Antonio, TX (Sept 2006 – present)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) In-Service Examination Committee (Jan 2006 to Dec 2007)

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, The Dean Clinic, Madison, WI (Sept 2004 – Sept 2006)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI (Sept 2004 – Sept 2006)

MEDICAL EDUCATION:

October 1990 – June 1996: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.,B.S.), University College London Medical School, London, UK

October 1995 – December 1995: The Emory Clinic, Division of Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia (clinical and research externship)

October 1992 – June 1993: Intercalated Bachelor of Science in Advanced Anatomy and Morphology. University College London Medical School, London, UK

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Hand and Microsurgery Fellow, The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN (July 2003 – July 2004).

Plastic Surgery Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (July 2001 – June 2003).

General Surgery Resident, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (July 1998 – June 2001).

Burn (Research) Fellow, Shriners Burns Institute for Children, Galveston, TX (August 1997 – June 1998).

Intern in General Medicine, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, London, UK (February 1997 – August 1997).

Intern in General Surgery, Joyce Green Hospital, Kent, UK (August 1996 – February 1997).

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS:
  1. Doctors' Choice Award, Best Plastic Surgeon in San Antonio, 2014 - 2017
  2. San Antonio Business Journal's "Health Care Heroes" Award for innovation in medical technology, procedures, programs and services , 2013.
  3. Named one of "America's Top Surgeons", 2009.
  4. San Antonio Business Journal's "Top 40 Under Forty" Award, 2007.
  5. Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors. Inclusion limited to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and achievement in their occupation, industry or profession.
  6. Intern of the Year, General Surgery 1998-1999, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
  7. First Place Winner of the D. Ralph Millard, MD Investigator Award, Plastic Surgery Education Foundations (PSEF) Scholarship Contest (1998).
  8. The Amulree Elective Award (1995) as recognition of high placement in final Medical School exams.
  9. The Goldsmid Scholarship and Exhibition (1995) for overall academic proficiency over the scholastic year.
  10. The Eric Pearce Gould Bursary (1995) for overall clinical proficiency.
  11. The Anatomy Departmental Award (1992) for academic excellence in Anatomy.
SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS & BOOK CHAPTERS:

Oscar Ochoa MD, Steven Pisano MD, Minas Chrysopoulo MD, Peter Ledoux MD, Gary Arishita MD, and Chet Nastala, MD, FACS
Salvage of Intraoperative Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Venous Congestion with Augmentation of Venous Outflow: Flap Morbidity and Review of the Literature.
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2013 Oct; 1(7): e52.

Ochoa O, Chrysopoulo M, Nastala C, Ledoux P, Pisano S.
Abdominal wall stability and flap complications after deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction: does body mass index make a difference? Analysis of 418 patients and 639 flaps.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jul;130(1):21e-33e.

CL Nastala MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, SP Pisano MD, P Ledoux MD.
Free TRAM Breast Reconstruction.
In: Scott Spear (ed): Surgery of the Breast, Third Edition. 2010.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, JA Greenberg MD, WB Kleinman MD.
The Hypothernar Fat Pad Transposition Flap: a Modification of Surgical Technique based on Anatomy.
Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2006 Sep;10(3): 150-6.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, DA McGrouther MD PhD, MG Jeschke MD, B Kaufman MD.
Cleland’s ligaments: an anatomical study.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002 Feb; 109(2):566-72; discussion 573-5.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, L Desvigne MD.
The Classification of Flaps.
Medicine.com: Plastic Surgery [serial online]. 2001.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, RE Barrow PhD, M Muller MD, S Rubin MD, LN Barrow PhD, DN Herndon MD.
Chest radiographic appearances in severely burned adults. A comparison of early radiographic and extravascular lung thermal volume changes.
J Burn Care Rehabil. 2001 Mar-Apr;22(2):104-10.

TP Szymula von Richter MD, FF Eaves MD, F Nahai MD, J Bostwick III MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, D Staffenberg MD, KJ Williams MD, RGH Baumeister MD, HC von Gregory MD, L Porrozzi MD.
Experimental Basis for Endoscopic Tissue Harvest.
In: Frey M (ed): Update in Plastic Surgery – Endoscopy and Microsurgery. Springer, Wien-New York, 2000

MT Chrysopoulo MD, SM Pisano MD, PR Ledoux MD, CL Nastala MD.
Improving the efficiency of the free TRAM.
Plastic Surgical Forum. XXIII: 2000 Oct: 423-424.

MG Jeschke MD, RE Barrow PhD, HK Hawkins MD, MT, Chrysopoulo MD, JR Perez-Polo PhD, DN Herndon MD.
Effect of multiple gene transfers of insulin-like growth factor I complementary DNA gene constructs in rats after thermal injury.
Arch Surg. 1999 Oct; 134 (10): 1137-41.

MG Jeschke MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, DN Herndon MD, SE Wolf MD.
Increased expression of insulin-like growth factor I in serum and liver after recombinant human growth hormone administration in thermally injured rats.
J Surg Res. 1999 Jul; 85 (1): 171-7.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, MG Jeschke MD, RJ Ramirez MD, RE Barrow PhD, DN Herndon MD.
Growth hormone attenuates tumor necrosis factor alpha in burned children.
Arch Surg. 1999 Mar; 134 (3): 283-6.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, MG Jeschke MD, RJ Ramirez MD, RE Barrow PhD, DN Herndon MD.
Acute renal dysfunction in severely burned adults.
J Trauma. 1999 Jan; 46 (1): 141-4.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, JS Mancoll MD, DA McGrouther MD PhD.
D. Ralph Millard, MD Investigator Award Clelands Ligaments: an anatomical study.
Plastic Surgical Forum. XXI: 1998 Oct: 92-95.

TP Szymula von Richter MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, FF Eaves MD, F Nahai MD, J Bostwick III MD, KJ Williams MD, D Staffenberg MD, L Porrozzi MD.
The Endoscopic Vascularized Calvarium Bone Flap – Free with (2D-3D) Endoscopic Microvascular Reconstruction.
In: Diner PA (ed): Cranial and Facial Bone Distraction Processes. Monduzzi Editore, bologna, 1998.

TP Szymula von Richter MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, FF Eaves MD, F Nahai MD, J Bostwick III MD.
From (2D) Endoscopic Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery to (3D) Endoscopic Recsontructive Microsurgery.
Abstract book of the 46th National Congress of the Italian Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Venice, 1997.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES:

M Chrysopoulo MD, O Ochoa MD, S Pisano MD.
Advanced Breast Reconstruction in the Private Practice Setting: Keys for a Sustainable Business Model
Instructional Course, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Boston, MA, October 16-20, 2015.

M Chrysopoulo MD, N Fine MD, M Grim PA, L Schechter MD, P Tiwari MD.
How to Utilize a Physician Assistant (PA) Effectively
Invited Panelist, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Boston, MA, October 16-20, 2015.

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Prophylactic Mastectomy and Reconstructive Implications.
4th Annual Texas Adolescent & Young Adult (TAYA) Oncology Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 28 - March 1, 2014

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Radiation After Immediate Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Optimizing Patient Outcomes.
Baptist Breast Network, San Antonio, TX, February 13, 2014.

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Breast Reconstruction in Academic vs Private Practice.
Invited Panelist, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), Maui, HI, January 10-13, 2009.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, JA Greenberg MD, WB Kleiman MD.
The Hypothenar Fat Pad Transposition Flap.
20th Annual Indianapolis-Louisville-Cincinnati Tristate Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 14, 2004.

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Dupuytren’s Disease.
Hand Care 2004: Clinical Experiences in Upper Extremity Surgery and Rehabilitation, Indianapolis, IN, May 6-8, 2004.

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Wrist Ganglions.
Hand Care 2004: Clinical Experiences in Upper Extremity Surgery and Rehabilitation, Indianapolis, IN, May 6-8, 2004.

MT Chrysopoulo MD
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment.
The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN, March 17, 2004.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, SL Oreck MD.
Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture.
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 20-21, 2202.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, S Pisano MD, PR Ledoux MD, CL Nastala MD.
Improving the Efficiency of the Free TRAM.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Los Angeles, CA October 13-18, 2000.

MG Jeschke MD, DN Hernon MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, J Perez-Polo PhD, RE Barrow PhD.
IGF-I Gene Therapy After Thermal Injury.
American College of Surgeons South Texas Chapter Residents Competition, San Antonio, TX February 18-19, 1999.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, DA McGrouther MD, PHD, JS Mancoll MD, B Kaufman, MD.
Cleland’s Ligaments: an Anatomical Study.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Boston, MA, October 3-7, 1998.

SE Wolf MD, P Demeritt RN, MT Chrysopoulo MD, MH Desai MD, DN Herndon MD.
Burn Scar Modulation with Acellular Human Dermis (Alloderm).
6th Nordic Congress for Burn Injuries, Stockholm, Sweden, May 7-9, 1998.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, MG Jeschke MD, RE Barrow PhD, DN Herndon MD.
Growth Hormone decreases Tumor Necrosis Factor-ά in Burned Children.
18th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, New York, New York, April 30-May 2, 1998.

MT Chrysopoulo MD, P Dziewulski MD, MG Jeschke MD, DN Herndon MD.
Acute Renal Failure in Burns.
American Burns Association Meeting, Chicago, IL March 18-21, 1998.

RJ Ramirez MD, X-J Zhang MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, HK Hawkins MD, RR Wolfe MD, GC Kramer MD, DN Herndon MD, RE Boarrow PhD.
Modulation of Cutaneous Blood Flow in a Thermally Injured Rabbit Model.
American Burns Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 18-21, 1998.

TP Szymula von Richter MD, MT Chrysopoulo MD, FF Eaves MD, F Nahai MD, J Bostwick III MD.
From (2D) Endoscopic Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery to (3D) Endoscopic Reconstructive Microsurgery.
National Congress of the Italian Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Venice, 1997)

MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE:
  1. Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgeons
  2. American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  3. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  4. San Antonio International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  5. Texas Medical License
  6. Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  7. Texas Medical Association
  8. Bexar County Medical Association
  9. General Medical Council (United Kingdom Medical License)
PRMA Plastic Surgery