Dr. Gurtner’s Curriculum Vitae Palo Alto

Education

1989
MD — University of California at San Francisco

1984
AB — Dartmouth College

Fellowship Training

7/99 – 6/00
Microsurgery Fellow and Junior Faculty Associate, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Internship and Residencies

1997–99
Plastic Surgery Resident, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York City, New York.

1995–97
Chief Resident in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

1990–92
Resident in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

1989–90
Intern in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Research Fellowships

1999 – 2000
Department of Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Advisors: Drs. Jack Roth.

1993 – 1995
Robert R. Linton Fellow in Vascular Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology.
Advisors: Drs. Michael Gimbrone and Myron Cybulsky.

1987 – 1988
Sarnoff Fellow, Specialized Center for Research in Atherosclerosis, UCSD School of Medicine.
Advisors: Drs. Joseph Witztum and Daniel Steinberg.

1985 – 1985
American Heart Association Fellow, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Advisors: Drs. Bruce Reitz.

1983 – 1984
Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Dartmouth College. Polyamine induced DNA torus formation in bacteriophage and viruses.
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Marx.

Licensure and Certification

2005
California State License Registration #A94137

2001
American Board of Plastic Surgery #107601

2001
New York License Registration #206139

1999
American Board of Surgery #A3542

1990
National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts I, II, III

Academic Appointments

8/06 – Present
Director of Breast and Aesthetic Surgery, Stanford Cancer Center,
Director of Bioinnovation, Division of Plastic Surgery,
Stanford University, Stanford, California

8/05 – Present
Executive Faculty, Stanford Biodesign Program,
Clark Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California

8/05 – Present
Associate Professor of Surgery,
Stanford University, Stanford, California

8/05 – Present
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery and Cell Biology
New York University School of Medicine/Sackler Institute
New York City, New York

9/04 – 8/05
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Cell Biology (Joint Appointment)
New York University School of Medicine/Sackler Institute
New York City, New York

1/03 – 8/05
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency,
New York University School of Medicine

7/01 – 8/05
Surgical Director, Vascular Anomalies
Program, NYU School of Medicine

7/00 – 8/05
Director of Microsurgery, Director-Laboratory of Microvascular Research and Vascular Tissue Engineering,
New York University School of Medicine,
New York City, New York.

7/00 – 8/05
Chief of Microsurgery
Bellevue Hospital Center
New York City, New York

7/00 – 9/2004
Assistant Professor of Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
New York City, New York

Hospital Appointments

2005-Present
Attending Surgeon, Stanford University Medical Center, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital

2000-2005
Attending Surgeon, New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital

Other Professional Positions and Major Visiting Appointments

1992-1993
Visiting Lecturer in Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Memberships, Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Societies

Program Committee, ASPS
Scientific Program Director, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Plastic Surgery Research Council
Member, Wound Healing Society
Member, Association of Academic Chairman of Plastic Surgery
Member, Society of University Surgeons
Member, World Society of Microsurgery

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