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Dr. Stanwix CV

MATTHEW GOKEY STANWIX 

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Stanwix Plastic Surgery

 

CERTIFICATION

  • Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

EDUCATION

  • Johns Hopkins University/University of Maryland 
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Integrated Residency, 
    Baltimore, Maryland, June 2012
  • Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
    Doctorate of Medicine with Honors, 2005
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    B.S., Science Pre-Professional, Summa Cum Laude, 2001 

HONORS

  • U. of Notre Dame: Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.82) ● Phi Beta Kappa International Honor Society ● Alpha Epsilon Delta International Pre-Medical Honor Society ● Dean’s High Honor List Every Semester
  • Dartmouth Medical School: Paul Ambrose Public Health Leadership Institute-2003-American Medical Student Association- Selected as one of seven out of all US medical school students to attend 
  • William T. Mosenthal Award for Highest Surgical Achievement ● Graduated With Honors (Given to top 5%)
  • Nominated as Johns Hopkins Hospital Surgical Intern of the Year 2005-2006
  • Baltimore Academy of Surgery: Researcher of the Year 2008
  • Selected as First Administrative Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Resident 2011
  • Selected and an Integral part of the Facial Transplantation Team-University of Maryland/Shock Trauma (Full Facial Transplant March 19-20, 2012) 

NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS

  • USMLE (Medical Licensing) Scores (Percentile): Step 1: 248 (99th) ● Step 2: 251 (99th) ● Step 3: 236 (98th)
  • Plastic Surgery National In-service Examination (Percentile): 2008 (88th) ● 2009 (90th) ● 2010 (95th) ● 2011(88th) 

ACTIVITIES

  •  VOLUNTEER: Medical Mission (Changing Children’s Lives) ● Habitat for Humanity ● Little League Umpire 

PROFESSIONAL

 LICENSURE

  • Virginia Medicine and Surgery License #0101251432
  • DEA # FS3079399
  • NPI #1710023254

    APPOINTMENTS
  • VCU Medical Center- Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital-Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital-Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center-Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Notre Dame Club of Richmond
  • University of Notre Dame Alumni Association
  • Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association
  • Dartmouth Medical School Alumni Association   

EXPERIENCE

 RICHMOND PLASTIC SURGEONS, Richmond, Virginia, July 2013- June 2018
Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Aesthetic Surgery

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Facelifts, Blepharoplasty, Neck Lift, Brow Lift)
  • Tummy Tucks, Breast Augmentation, Liposuction, Arm Lifts, Breast Reduction
  • Maxillofacial Reconstruction and Trauma
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Botox and Dermal Fillers
     

RICHMOND AESTHETIC SURGERY, Richmond, Virginia, July 2012- June 2013
Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Aesthetic Surgery

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Reconstruction and Trauma
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Botox and Dermal Fillers
     

JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICAL INSTITUTE, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2005-June 2007 and July 2008-June 2012
Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Aesthetic Surgery Resident

  • Combined with University of Maryland, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and The Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital
  • Over 3,000 CPT codes performed
  • Competent/Fluent in craniomaxillofacial trauma, microvascular breast reconstruction (DIEP, SGAP, TUG), hand surgery, cosmetic surgery, general reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, lower extremity trauma
  • ATLS, ACLS, BLS certified
     

PLASTIC SURGERY RESEARCH RESIDENT, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2007-June 2008
Basic Science and Clinical Research

  • Leader/Manager of full size lab
  • Organized multiple clinical and basic science projects
  • Carried through multiple microvascular-based projects
  • Presented at Regional and International Meetings
     

MONROE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, Rochester, New York, Summers 1999, 2001
Water Quality/Supply and Lead Departments; Anthony L. Jordan Health Teen Center

  • Met personally with Monroe County Executive John D. Doyle on various public health issues
  • Developed bulk bottled water distribution quality testing programs and lobbied to Monroe County Legislature
  • Teenage smoking education/cessation program
  • Chosen to be a part of Monroe County West Nile Prevention Program
     

KAPLAN EDUCATION, South Bend, Indiana, October 2000-May 2001

  • Taught Physical Sciences and Biological Science Sections of MCAT Preparation
  • Nominated, selected, and then taught at Michigan State and Valparaiso Universities
  • Awarded Highest Kaplan teaching award/bonus
     

CAMP SWEENEY, Gainesville, Texas, May-August, December 2000
Run by University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center

  • Counselor/Medical Assistant/Activity Director To Children with Type I Diabetes
  • Educated children on basis of disease and lifestyle changes
  • Activity director for basketball and lacrosse
     

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, South Bend, Indiana, .August 1998-May 1999

  • Teaching assistant/Laboratory advisor to Chemistry 113
  • Developed new laboratory manual
  • Examination and laboratory report corrector
      

PRESENTATIONS

 “Composite Tissue Allotransplantation in Non-Human Primates: Technical Feasibility, Histology, and Tolerance Induction,” American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 16, 2008, Beverly Hills, CA.  

“Composite Tissue Allotransplantation,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, January 23, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

“Composite Tissue Allotransplantation in Non-Human Primates: Prolonged Allograft Survival and Optimal Immunosuppressive Strategies,” Baltimore Academy of Surgery, March 15, 2008, Baltimore, MD.

“Frontal-Basilar Injury,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, April 3, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

“Cutting Edge Plastic Surgery Research: Reconstruction, Regeneration, and Transplantation,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, June 12, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

“Composite Tissue Allotransplantation and the Development of Donor Derived Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder,” General Surgery Research Awards, June 19, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

“Definitive Treatment of Persistent Frontal Sinus Infections: Elimination of Dead Space and Sino-Nasal Communication,” General Surgery Research Awards, June 19, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

“Ballistic Facial trauma” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 2008

“Definitive Treatment of Persistent Frontal Sinus Infections: Elimination of Dead Space and Sino-Nasal Communication,” Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 2009

“Ballistic facial trauma” Baltimore City Combined Trauma Core Curriculum, Johns Hopkins Hospital January 2009

“Hyperpararthyroidism: Three Classifications to Never Forget” Surgical Endocrinology Conference, Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 2009

“Frontobasilar Fractures: Anatomic Classification and Clinical Significance.”  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 2009

“Management of Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Periorbital Trauma”, Plastic Surgery Conference, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma and University of Maryland Medical Systems, September 2009

“Latissimus, Scapular and Parascapular Flaps: Of Chimeric Multitude in the Upper Extremity”. Continuing Medical Didactics, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, October 27, 2009

“Gynecomastia: Have we learned anything over the last two decades?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 17, 2009

 “Macrochimerism and Allo-Engraftment in Composite Facial Allograft in Non-Human Primates
Can Be Achieved Without Ablative or Depletional Therapies.”  Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida, January 12, 2010

 “Vascularized Free Fibula Composite Tissue Allograft (CTA) Survival with Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Non-Human Primates.” Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida, January 12, 2010

“Ventral Hernia Repair with Current Biological Prostheses: An Experimental Large Animal Model.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 17, 2010

“The ROOF and SOOF: Forgotten Entities of Facial Rejuvenation?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, October 17, 2010

“Expander-Based Breast Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix: Should it be the Standard of Care?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, January 13, 2011

“Non-syndromic Cleft Palate.” Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Systems, February 8, 2011

“Pediatric Facial Fractures: A Comprehensive 20 Year Review” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 16, 2011

“The 21st Century Facelift: What Should We Do With The SMAS” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 17, 2011

“Sacral Pressure Sores” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Maryland Medical Systems, January 7, 2012

“Pediatric Mandible Fractures: Lessons Learned from a Level One Trauma Center” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 22, 2012


PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Eduardo D. Rodriguez, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Hugo St. Hilaire, Oliver P. Simmons, Michael R. Christy, Michael P. Grant, Paul N. Manson.  26 Year Experience Treating Frontal Sinus Fractures: A Novel Algorithm Based on Anatomical Fracture Pattern & Failure of Conventional Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec;122(6):1850-66.

Rolf N. Barth, Rachel Bluebond-Langner, Arthur Nam, Matthew G. Stanwix, Steven Shipley, Stephen T. Bartlett and Eduardo D. Rodriguez.  Facial Composite Tissue Allografts in Non-Human Primates: I. Technical and Immunosuppressive Requirements for Prolonged Graft Survival.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Feb;123(2):493-501.

Eduardo D. Rodriguez, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Hugo St. Hilaire, Oliver P. Simmons, Paul N. Manson.  Definitive treatment of persistent frontal sinus infections: elimination of dead space and sinonasal communication. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Mar;123(3):957-67.

Banks ND, Hui-Chou HG, Tripathi S, Collins BJ, Matthew G. Stanwix, Nam AJ, Rodriguez ED.

An anatomical study of external carotid artery vascular territories in face and midface flaps for transplantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jun;123(6):1677-87.

Carolyn Kerrigan, Matthew G. Stanwix.  Using Evidence to Minimze the Cost of Trigger Finger Care.  J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Jul-Aug;34(6):997-1005.

Paul N. Manson, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Michael J. Yaremchuk, Kailesh Narayan, Cheryl Iglesia, David Roberts, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Frontobasilar Fractures: Anatomic Classification and Clinical Significance. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Dec;124(6):2096-106.

Barth RN, Nam AJ, Stanwix MG, Kukuruga D, Drachenberg CI, Bluebond-Langner R, Hui-Chou H, Shipley ST, Bartlett ST, Rodriguez ED. Prolonged survival of composite facial allografts in non-human primates associated with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Transplantation. 2009 Dec 15;88(11):1242-50.

Matthew G Stanwix, Eduardo D Rodriguez.  Reply: Composite Maxillary Transplantation.  Plast Reconstr Surgery. 2010 Jan:125(1):418-419.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Barish H Edil: Bronchogenic Cysts. Arch Surg. 2010 May;145(5):499-500.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Paul N. Manson, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Critical Computed Tomography Diagnostic Criteria for Frontal Sinus Fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Nov;68(11):2714-22.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J Nam. Ventral Hernia Repair with Current Biological Prostheses: An Experimental Large Animal Model.  Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Oct 29.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Maura Reinblatt. Tessier #30 Cleft: An unusual presentation. Annals of Plastic Surgery. In press

Matthew G. Stanwix, Thomas J. Graham.  Midcarpal Impaction Syndrome: An unusual cause of wrist pain in the Professional Athlete. J Hand Surg 2010. In press.

Keith A Follmar, Derek M Madsen, Matthew G Stanwix, James H Higgins. End to Side Anastomotic Patency in Reconstructive Free Tissue Transfer. Annals of Plastic Surgery. In press.

Gerhard S Mundinger; Arthur J Nam;Helen G. Hui-Chou;Matthew G.Stanwix; Cinthia B. Drachenberg, Rolf NBarth;Eduardo D. Rodriguez.  Non-Human Primate Model of Fibula Vascularized Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Demonstrates Donor-recipient Bony Union. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Luther Holton, Devinder Singh.  Inferior Dart Variation to Limit Complications in Large Volume Breast Reductions. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.

Arthur J Nam; Helen G. Hui-Chou; Matthew G.Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez.  Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: Lessons from a Large Animal Model.  Plast. Recon. Surg.  Submitted.

J. Bryce Olenczak, Matthew G. Stanwix, Gedge D. Rosson.  Complex wound closure of partial sacrectomy defect with human acellular dermal matrix and bilateral V to Y gluteal advancement flaps in a pediatric patient. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.

Emile D. Brown, Matthew G. Stanwix, Amir D. Dorafshar.  Free vascularized fibula for frontal sinus reconstruction after treatment of a congenital deformity. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. “Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid Fractures” Essentials of Craniofacial Trauma, Edited by J.R. Marcus.  Co-editors:  D. Erdmann, E. Rodriguez. Quality Medical Publishing. St. Louis, MO. 2012.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez.  “Frontal Sinus Fractures.” Current Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Edited by: Serletti, Losee, Taub, and Wu. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. In Press.

Matthew G. Stanwix. “Transverse Upper Gracilis (TUG) Flap in Breast Reconstruction.” Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Textbook for Breast Reconstruction. G. Rosson. McGraw-Hill. New York, NY. In Press.

Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. “Frontal Sinus Fractures.” Multimedia Atlas of Neurosurgery, Edited by Afredo Quinones-Hinojosa ,Elsevier Health, New York, NY. In Press.

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

“Histological Rejection Does not Correlate with Clinical Rejection or Graft Survival in Primate Composite Facial Allografts,” American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Canada, June 1, 2008.