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Dr. Paul M. Gardner

Paul M. Gardner, M.D., F.A.C.S.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Hospital and Other (Non-Academic) Appointments

Attending Surgeon
University Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
1995-2006

Attending Surgeon
The Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
1995-2006

Attending Surgeon
Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center
1995-2006

Staff Surgeon
Gulfcoast Hospital, Fort Myers, Fl.
2006- present

Staff Surgeon
Physician's Regional Medical Center, Naples, Fl.
2007- present

Staff Surgeon
NCH Healthcare System, Naples, Fl.
2008- present

Education

University of Florida
B.S. Microbiology
June 1984

University of Florida
Doctor of Medicine
June 1988

Foreign Language:

Spanish

Licensure

  • Florida
  • Alabama, 1993-1996

Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Surgery, Diplomate
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate

Postdoctoral Training

1988-1992
Resident – Surgery
University of Florida

1992-1993
Chief Resident – Surgery
University of Florida

1993-1994
Junior Resident – Plastic Surgery
UAB

1994-1995
Chief Resident – Plastic Surgery
UAB

Academic Appointments

1995
Assistant Professor
UAB School of Medicine

1996
Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Children's Hospital of Alabama

1999
Associate Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education
UAB School of Medicine

2000
Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education
UAB School of Medicine

2001
Associate Professor with tenure
UAB School of Medicine

Awards/Honors

College

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Graduate

  • Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary, University of Florida
  • Charles A Loeffler Scholarship, University of Florida School of Medicine
  • Southern Medical Association Scholarship, University of Florida School of Medicine
  • Dr. Robert R. Donahoe Memorial General Surgery Award, University of Florida School of Medicine

Professional

  • UAHSF Circle of Excellence Honorable Mention
  • 2002 Argus Society Awards: Best Surgery Attending Physician-Finalist
  • 2003 Argus Society Awards: Best Surgery Attending Physician-Finalist
  • 2004 Argus Society Awards: Best Surgery Attending Physician

Professional Societies

  • Edward Woodward Surgical Society, 1993
  • Alabama Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,1995
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery,1996
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1996
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association , 1998
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,1998
  • American College of Surgeons, 1998
  • Association for Surgical Education, 2000

Councils and Committees

1995-present
Children's Hospital of Alabama Pediatric Surgical Council

1996-2001
Plastic Surgery Education Foundation
Resident Information Committee
Senior Resident's Conference Sub-Committee

1997-2002
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Young Plastic Surgeons Committee
Research Subcommittee

1998-2001
UAB Medical School Admissions Committee

1998-present
UAB Hospital Trauma Committee

1998-2001
UAB Division of Urology Project Review Committee

2000–present
American Society of Plastic Surgery
Health Policy Analysis Committee

2000–present
UAB Medical Education Committee
The Integrated Problem-Solving Subcommittee

2000–present
UAB Medical Ethics Committee

2001–2004
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Inservice Examination Committee
Integument Subcommittee

2001 – present
UAB OSCE Committee

Grant Support

1996
Southern Medical Association
"The Prevention of Radiation Injury to Large Blood Vessels"

Research

2000
Fibroblast CD90 in Fibrogenic Skin Disorders
NIH/NIAMS 1 R03 AR46378
Principal Investigator: James S. Hagood

Other

Medical Missions

  • Operation Smile. Nakhon Si Tamarant, Thailand, October 2000
  • Operation Smile. Can Tho, Vietnam, April 2001
  • Operation Smile. Danang, Vietnam, April 2002
  • Operation Smile. Goiania, Brazil, August 2002
  • Operation Smile. Trujillo, Peru, May 2003
  • Operation Smile. Tegucigalpa, Honduras, February 2004
  • Operation Smile. Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 2005
  • Operation Smile. Asuncion, Paraguay, November 2006

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Bibliography

Manuscripts Published:

1. Howard, PS, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO, Core, GB: Complications in Endoscopic Plastic Surgery. Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 22(4): 791-796, October 1995.

2. Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO, guest editors: Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Abdominoplasty, 1(3): February 1996, WB Saunders Company.

3. Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Liposculputure and Lipectomy Superficial to Scarpa's Fascia. Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery, 3(1): 42-46, February 1996.

4. Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Repari of Abdominal Wall Hernia Through the Abdominoplasty Approach. Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery, 3(1): 62- 66, February 1996.

5. Seidel, SB, Gardner, PM, Howard, PS: Soft-Tissue Coverage of the Neural Elements After Myelomeningocele Repair. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 37(3): 310- 316, September 1996.

6. Martin, SA, de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Suture Suspension of the Malar Fat Pad – An Objective Analysis, Plastic Surgical Forum, (23): 6-7: 2000.

7. de Cordier, BC, Al-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, LZ, de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Elevation of Malar Fat Pad, Review of Cases and Complications, Plastic Surgical Forum, (23): 7-10: 2000.

8. de la Torre, JI, De Cordier, BC, AL-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, LZ, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Endoscopic Forehead Lift, Review of Cases and Complications, Plastic Surgical Forum (23): 98-101, 2000.

9. de la Torre, JI, Fix, RJ, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Reconstruction With The Latissimus Dorsi Flap After Skin-Sparing Mastectomy. Annals of Plastic Surgery 46(3): 1-5, 2001.

10. de Cordier, BC, de la Torre, JI, Al-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, LZ, Gardner, PM, Costa-Ferreira, A, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Endoscopic forehead lift: review technique, cases and complications. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 110(6): 1558- 68, November 2002.

11. de Cordier, BC, de la Torre, JI, Al-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, LZ, Costa-Ferreira, A, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. Rejuvenation of the midface by elevating the malar fat pad: review of technicases, and complications. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 110(6): 1526-36, November 2002.

12. Robertson, JD, de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Grant, JH, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. Abdominoplasty Repair for Abdominal Wall Hernias. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 5(1): 10-6, July 2003.

13. Robertson, JD, de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ Vasconez, LO. Criteria in Choosing Alternative Breast Reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 51(1): July 2003.

14. de la Torre, JI, Rosenberg, LZ, De Cordier, BC, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. A Clinical Analysis of Malar Fat Pad Re-elvation. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 50(3): 244-8, March 2003.

15. de la Torre, JI, Hedden, W, Grant, JH, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. Retrospective Review of the Internal Doppler Probe for Intra-and Postoperative Microvascular Surveillance. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 19(5): July 2003.

Other Publications:

1. Gardner, PM, Wiatrak, B: Birthmark Treatment Center Specializes in Children's Lesions. UAB Insight, Spring, 1998.

Book and Book Chapters:

1. Grotting, JC, Caffee, Hollis, Gardner, PM: Reoperative Surgery Following Breast Augmentation: Reoperative Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Grotting, JC, Editor. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc; St. Louis, 1994.

2. Gardner, PM, Grotting, JC: Ruben's Flap for Breast Reconstruction. Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps, 2nd ed., Vol III, 345: 1349-1351, Strauch, B, Vasconez, LO, Hall-Findley, EJ, Editors. Lippincott-Raven Publishers: Philadelphia, 1998.

3. de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM: Forehead Endoscopy. Esthetic Surgery (eds. Peled IJ, Manders EK): Martin Dunitz Ltd., (Accepted).

4. Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO, Bland, KI: Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy. The Practice of General Surgery, Bland, KI, Editor. W.B. Saunders, Co.; Philadelphia, 2002.

Poster Exhibits:

1. Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO, Ortega, FR, Guzman, G: Anatomic Approach to Repair of Recurrent Incisional Hernia, Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan; April 1995.

2. Long, A. Kelly, D, Gardner, PM, Galliani, C, Mroczek-Musulman, E, Skelton, H, Smith, K: Ductal Sweat Gland Carcinoma in a Nevus sebaceous of a Young Child, American Society for Dermatopathology Annual Meeting; Phoenix, AZ; October 10-13, 2002.

Oral Presentations

Scientific Papers Presented at National and International Meetings

1. Gardner, PM, Grotting , JC: Symptomatic Breast Implant Patients: Who Benefits by Reoperative Surgery? The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Dallas, Texas: April 1994.

2. Gardner, PM, Grotting, JC: Bilateral Free TRAM Autogenous Conversion Following Breast Implant Removal. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; Marco Island, Florida; January 1995.

3. Seidel, SP, Oslin, BD, Gardner, PM, Howard, PS, Vasconez, LO: A Prospective Analysis of the Complications of Endoscopic Browlifting. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Orlando, Florida; May 1996.

4. Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Griffin, D, Terkonda, S, Vasconez, LO: Developing Concepts of the Facelift: The Central Third of the Face. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; San Francisco, California; October 1996.

5. Vasconez, LO, Gardner, PM: Silicone Implant Update Southeast Asia Surgical Congress; Hong Kong; March 1997.

6. Fix, RJ, de la Torre, JI, Gambia, M, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: An Anatomic and Clinical Analysis of the Central Third of the Face. American Association of Plastic Surgeons; Colorado Springs, CO; May 1999.

7. Fix, R, Gardner, PM: Chest Wall Reconstruction. American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Los Angeles, CA; October, 2000.

8. de Cordier, BC, Al-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, Lz, de la Torre, Ji, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Elevation of the Malar Fat Pad, Review of Cases and Complications. American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Los Angeles, CA; October, 2000.

9. de la Torre, JI, De Cordier, BC, Al-Hakeem, MS, Rosenberg, LZ, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Endoscopic Forehead Lift, Review of Cases and Complications. American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Los Angeles, CA; October, 2000.

10. de la Torre, JI, Vasconez, LO, Martin, SA, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ: Suture Suspension of the Malar Fat Pad – An Objective Analysis. American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Los Angeles, CA; October, 2000.

11. de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO: Secondary Elevation of the Midface. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Orlando, Florida; 2001.

12. Hedden, W. Fix, RJ, Gardner, PM, Grant, JH, de la Torre, JI, Vasconez, LO. Assessment of the Implantable Doppler Probe in Microvascular Surgery: Senior Residents Conference; Providence RI; 2001.

13. de la Torre, JI, Martin, SA, Grant, JH, Gardner, PM, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. Analysis of the Implantable Doppler Probe, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons; Cancun Mexico; 2002.

14. Moshyedi, A, de la Torre, JI, Grant, JH, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO. The Medial Pedicle Technique for Large Breast Reductions. Alabama Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Annual Meeting; Birmingham, AL; 2002.

15. Moshyedi, A, de la Torre, JI, Grant, JH, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO. The Medial Pedicle Technique for Large Breast Reductions. Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference; Seattle WA; 2002.

Scientific Papers Presented at Local and Regional Meetings

1. Gardner, PM, Howard, PS: Endoscopic Assisted Revisions in Augmentation Mammaplasty, Southern Medical Association annual meeting; Orlando, Florida; November 1994.

2. Stephenson, C, Halvorson, D, Gardner, PM: Primary Laryngeal Melanoma. Southern Medical Association; Charlotte, NC; November 6, 1997.

3. Schaffer, C, Gardner, PM: Fix, R, de la Torre, J, Vasconez, L, Immediate Breast Reconstruction Following Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: The UAB Experience; Southern Medical Association, Dallas, TX; November 1999.

4. de la Torre, JI, Fix, RJ, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction after Skin Sparing Mastectomy. Forty-third Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2000; 43:27.

5. Hedden, WH, Gardner, PM: Digital Imaging in Aesthetic Surgery Patients. Northwest Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2001.

6. Grosso, S, Gardner, PM: Complications of Breast Skin Flaps in Skin Sparing Mastectomy and Reconstruction, Northwest Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Kona, HI; February 2001.

7. Schaffer, C, Gardner, PM: Fix, R, de la Torre, J, Vasconez, L, Immediate Breast Reconstruction Following Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: The UAB Experience; UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Research Retreat, 2001:18.

8. Robertson, JD, de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Grant, JH, Fix, RJ, Vasconez, LO. The Abdominoplasty Repair for Abdominal Wall Hernias, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Hilton Head SC, June 4, 2002.

9. de la Torre, JI, Gardner, PM, Rosenberg, LZ, Vasconez, LO: Re-elevation of the Malar Fat Pad, Review of Cases and Complications. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Hilton Head SC; June 4, 2002.

Invited Workshops, etc. at National Postgraduate Course And Meetings at Other Universities

1. Vasconez, LO, Gardner, PM, Burk, R: Endoscopic Mastopexy through the Axillary Approach, Endoscopy in Plastic Surgery: A Consensus Multi- Disciplinary Symposium; Birmingham, Alabama; July, 1994.

2. Gardner, PM, Burk, RW: Endoscopic Breast Surgery: Anatomic Possibilities, Endoscopy in Plastic Surgery: A Consensus Multi-Disciplinary Symposium; Birmingham, AL; July, 1994.

3. Gardner, PM: Mandibular Fractures. Leibinger Facial Fracture Workshop; University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; April 25, 1998.

4. Sasaki, G, Vasconez, L, Gardner, PM: Endoscopic Plastic Surgery, co- instructor, American Society of Aesthetic Surgeons; Los Angeles, California; May, 1998.

5. Gardner, PM: Burns, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Core Curriculum Course; Chicago, IL; July, 2000.

6. Gardner, PM: Burns, Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Core Curriculum Course; Chicago, IL; July, 2001.

7. Gardner, PM: Burns, Head and Neck, Case Presentations; Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Oral and Written Board Review; Chicago, IL; July, 2002.

8. Gardner, PM: Facial Esthetics: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Oral and Written Board Review; Chicago, IL; July, 2003.

Invited Lectures at Local and Regional Courses and Meetings

1. Gardner, PM: Mediastinitis, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds; University of Alabama in Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; September 14, 1995.

2. Gardner, PM: Nailbed Injuries. Fellow's Conference; The Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine; Birmingham, AL; December 5, 1995.

3. Gardner, PM: Care of the patient with Cleft Lip and Palate; Anesthesia Inservice; University of Alabama at Birmingham; October 22, 1996.

4. Gardner, PM: Cleft Lip and Palate. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds: University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; March 12, 1997.

5. Gardner, PM: Wound Management. Selma Family Medicine: Grand Rounds; March 13, 1997.

6. Gardner, PM: Pediatric Plastic Surgery. UAB Department of Pediatrics Medical Grand Rounds; Children's Hospital; Birmingham, AL June 19, 1997.

7. Gardner, PM: Skin Grafting. Physician Education Meeting Medical Records Department University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; September 10, 1997.

8. Gardner, PM: Cosmetic Body Contouring: What Every Patient Should Know about its Safety and its Results. Twenty-fifth Annual Medical Alumni Weekend; Birmingham, AL; March 7, 1998.

9. Gardner, PM: The Care of the Child with the Cleft Lip and Palate and other Craniofacial Anomalies. Twenty-fifth Annual Medical Alumni Weekend; Birmingham, AL; March 7, 1998.

10. Gardner, PM: Endoscopic Breast Augmentation. McCullough Aesthetic Surgery Symposium; Birmingham, AL; May, 1998.

11. Gardner, PM: Vascular Birthmarks. Medical Grand Rounds; University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL; April 30, 1999.

12. Gardner, PM: Breast Implant Update. Progress in OB/GYN 2000; University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama; January 21, 2000.

13. Gardner, PM: Vascular Birthmarks. UAB Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds; February 2001.

14. Gardner, PM: Burns. UAB Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds; February, 2001.

15. Gardner, PM: Vascular Anomalies. UAB Surgical Grand Rounds; November 21, 2002.

16. Gardner, PM: Vascular Anomalies. UAB Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds; February 23, 2003.

17. Gardner, PM: Vascular Birthmarks. UAB Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds; February 4, 2004.

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MIscellaneous

Films, educational tapes, syllabi, software packages and courses developed, etc.

VIDEO:

1. Vasconez, H, Gardner, PM: Endoscopic Evaluation and Management of Facial Trauma, Video Presentation with Henry Vasconez, M.D., The XI Congress of the International Confederation for Plastics. Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery; Yokohama, Japan; April 1995.

2. Vasconez, LO, Saltz, R, Gardner, PM, Ramirez, O: Biplaner Forehead Lift/Subperiosteal Endoscopically Assisted Facelift. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation; Arlington Heights; see. 1995.

3. Jain, AJ, Engles, B, Fix, J, Gardner, PM, Vasconez, LO: Endoscopically Assisted Facial Osteotomies and Mini-plate Fixation: A Study in Fresh Human Cadaver Heads and Dogs. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; 1996.

COURSE FACULTY:

1. Faculty: Endoscopy in Plastic Surgery: a Multi-Disciplinary Symposium, Birmingham, AL; July, 1994

2. Co-Chair: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Senior Resident's Conference; Co-Chair; Birmingham, AL April, 1996

3. Faculty: McCullough Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Birmingham, AL May, 1998

4. Faculty: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Core Curriculum Course; Chicago, IL; July 2000

5. Faculty: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Core Curriculum Course; Chicago, IL; July 2001

6. Faculty: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Core Curriculum Course; Chicago, IL; July 2002

7. Faculty: Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Oral and Written Board Review; Chicago, IL; July 2003

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