Dr. Repta's Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship
Marina Plastic Surgery Asscociates
Dec 2007-July 2008
Marina del Rey, CA

Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship
The Hunstad Center for Cosmetic Surgery.
July 2007-Dec 2007
Charlotte, NC

Plastic Surgery Residency
Grand Rapids Medical Education Consortium (GRAMEC)/MSU
2005-2007
Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Grand Rapids, MI
Program Chair: Steven Ringler, MD

General Surgery Residency
Grand Rapids Medical Education Consortium (GRAMEC)/MSU
2002-2005
Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Grand Rapids, MI
Program Chair: Mark Schlatter, MD

Medical School
Oregon Health Sciences University.
1998-2002
School of Medicine
Portland, OR.

University
Portland State University.
1994-1998
Portland, OR.
BA Psychology and Biology


BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

PRESENTATIONS

Tummy tuck and buttocks contouring. John C. Lincoln Hospital. Phoenix, AZ. August and December 2008

Treatment of hypopigmented scars with needle dermabrasion: A prospective control trial. Midwest Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mackinac Island, Michigan. July, 2008.

Mommy Makeover: Safe and Consistent outcomes of combining abdominoplasty and cosmetic breast surgery. California Society of Plastic Surgery. Dana Point, California. June, 2008

Autologous Gluteal Augmentation. International Society of Plastic Surgery. Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

Is It Safe to Combine Abdominoplasty with Elective Breast Surgery? A Review of 151 Consecutive Cases. International Society of Plastic Surgery . Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

Does Lipoplasty Really Add Morbidity to Abdominoplasty? Revisiting the Controversy with a Series of 406 Cases. International Society of Plastic Surgery. Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

"Extreme" Cosmetic Surgery: A Retrospective Study of Morbidity in Patients Undergoing Combined Procedures. International Society of Plastic Surgery. Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

Ten years of Outpatient Abdominoplasties: Safe and Effective. International Society of Plastic Surgery. Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

A review of 100 Consecutive Secondary Augmentation/Mastopexies. International Society of Plastic Surgery . Melbourne, Australia. February, 2008. (Cyber Paper Presentation)

Correction of Postaugmentation Subpectoral Breast Animation by Conversion to a Subglandular Pocket: Results and Complications.  GRAMEC/MSU research conference. Grand Rapids, Michigan. April, 2007

Correction of Postaugmentation Subpectoral Breast Animation by Conversion to a Subglandular Pocket: Results and Complications.  Midwest Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mackinac Island, Michigan. July, 2006.

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, a ten-year review at Spectrum Blodgett Regional Burn Unit. Presented at the John A. Bostwick Burn and Wound Care Symposium. Maui, Hawaii. March, 2005.

Management of soft tissue injuries overlying the Achilles tendon. Midwest Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery conference. Mackinac Island, Michigan. July, 2004.


AWARDS

  • Magna Cum Laude. Portland State University. All four years.
  • Laurel Merit Scholarship. Oregon Health Sciences University. Full medical school scholarship covering entire four years of tuition.
  • Best clinical paper. Awarded April, 2007 at GRAMEC/MSU research conference for: Repta R, Hammond DH. Correction of Postaugmentation Subpectoral Breast Animation by Conversion to a Subglandular Pocket: Results and Complications. 

GRAND ROUND LECTURES

Facial rejuvenation/Face lift/Neck lift. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Gluteal augmentation/body implants/body contouring. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Orthognathic surgery. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Anatomy: Cadaveric dissection performed weekly and presented to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division spanning a three-month period.

Management of extensor tendon injuries. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Head and Neck Tumors. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Pressure wounds: Mechanism, physiology, and clinical treatment. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of General Surgery Department.

Wound healing. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery Division.

Management of acute tendon injuries. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery Divisions.

Shock. One-hour formal presentation to residents and attendings of General Surgery Department and Critical Care Division.


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Muscle plication in abdominoplasty: Letter to the editor. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. June 2009.

Mommy Makeover: Safe and consistent outcomes of combining abdominoplasty and cosmetic breast surgery. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery March 29, Vol 2.

Purse-string gluteoplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. March 2009.

Bra-line back lift. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. October 2008.

Management of soft tissue injuries overlying the Achilles tendon. Annals of Plastic Surgery, October 2005.

Burn Unit Manual. Spectrum Blodgett Regional Burn Unit, June 2003.


TEXTBOOK

Atlas of Abdominoplasty. Co-Author. A comprehensive textbook on abdominoplasty, abdominal contouring, and associated body contouring procedures. Elsevier. London. 2008.


CHAPTERS

The following chapters were co-authored with Joseph P. Hunstad and are part of the plastic surgery textbook Atlas of Abdominoplasty.

  • History of Abdominoplasty
  • Anatomic considerations in abdominal contouring
  • Liposuction in abdominal contouring
  • Endoscopic abdominoplasty
  • Mini abdominoplasty
  • Full abdominoplasty with liposuction
  • Extended abdominoplasty
  • Circumferential abdominoplasty
  • Reverse abdominoplasty
  • Complete revision abdominoplasty
  • The umbilicus in abdominal contouring
  • Ancillary procedures
  • Management of pre-existing abdominal scars.
  • Complications

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

Fox. Good morning Arizona. Bra Line Back Lift procedure. Interview and intra-operative taping of the Bra Line Back Lift procedure.

AZTV. The Chat Room. Interview and discussion regarding body contouring and the tummy tuck procedure.

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