Dr. Kahn's Curriculum Vitae Palo Alto

Education/Degrees

August 1983 – May 1987
Bachelor of Science
Tufts University
Medford, MA

August 1987 – May 1991
Doctor of Medicine
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

July 1991 – June 1992
General Surgery Internship
Department of Surgery
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ

July 1992 – June 1996
General Surgery Residency
Department of Surgery
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
Chief Resident – July 1995 – June 1996

July 1996 – June 1998
Plastic Surgery Residency
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of California- San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

July 1998 – June 1999
Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship
Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center
New York, NY

July 1999 – June 2000
Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Licenses

1992
New Jersey Medical License, No. 58406 (Inactive Status)

1995
California Medical License, No. G-082057

1998
New York Medical License, No. 210587 (Inactive Status)

Board Certification

1992
National Board of Medical Examiners, No 402505 (Issued 7/1/1992)

1997
American Board of Surgery, No. 41928 (Issued 2/10/1997; Expired 7/1/2007)

2001
American Board of Plastic Surgery, No. 6215 (Issued 9/8/2001; Expires 12/31/11)

Honors/Awards

1987
Dean’s list, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1987
Cum Laude, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1987
Magna cum honore in thesi, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1988
Public Health Research Traineeship Award, NIH Grant

1991
Charles Eckert Award for outstanding academic achievement in the field of surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

1996
Resident Teaching Award, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

1997
Outstanding contribution to medical student education, University of California- San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2000
Best Poster, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. “A mathematical analysis of tensile forces involved in mandibular distraction osteogenesis.”

2005
Interviewed and featured in the American and International press for research on midface aging.

2006
The Lester Hovey Excellence in Teaching Award

2006
Thuss Research Award Grant- Mentor of winner Jennifer Weintraub for project on breast implants in recontruction.

2207
Thuss Research Award Grant- Mentor of winner Edward Melkun for project evaluating bone and soft tissue changes in the aging face.

Employment History

August 2000 – February 2002
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

March 2002 – February 2006
Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

February 2006 – November 2009
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

November 2009 – Current
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Hospital Appointments

August 2000
Lucille Salter Packard Children’s Hopital

August 2000
Stanford University Medical Center

December 2002
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital

May 2002
Plastic Surgery Center

December 2007
Sequoia Hospital

Public and Professional Service

1999-2004
Member, In-Service examination craniomaxillofacial subcommittee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation

2000-2009
Faculty Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Club, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University

2000-Present
Assistant Director, Craniofacial Fellowship Program, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University

2000-Present
Co-Director, Resident Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University

2002-Present
Faculty, Stanford Plastic Surgery Board Review Course

2003-Present
Faculty Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Cosmetic Surgery Roundtable, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University

2004
Guest Reviewer, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal

2004-2006
Member, Best Paper Committee, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

2004-Present
Member, In-Service examination Aesthetic and Breast subcommittee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation

2005
Invited Faculty: The Next Step: Mastering Outpatient Cutaneous Procedures. Stanford, CA. May 20-22, 2005.

2007
Invited Faculty, AO North America, Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction.
Jan 27-28, 2007, Walnut Creek, CA

2007
Invited Faculty, Stanford/Bay Area Facial Plastic Surgery Course, October 26-27, 2007, Stanford, CA.

2008-Present
Associate Editor, ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2008
Invited Faculty. ASMS Basic Maxillofacial Principles and Techniques for Plastic Surgeons. January 4-6, 2008, Palo Alto, CA.

2008
Invited Faculty, Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery Course, October 24-25, 2008; Stanford, CA.

2008
Reviewer for The American Journal of Surgery

2009
Invited Faculty, Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery Course, October 16-17, 2009; Stanford, CA.

2009
Invited Faculty. AO Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. November 14-15, 2009; Los Angeles, CA.

2009
Invited Reviewer. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Articles, Book Chapters, Presentations, and Invited Lectures available upon request.

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