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Maan M. Kattash, MD, FACS, FRCS (Ed.)

PERSONAL DATA
E-MAIL: drkattash@drkattash.com
TELEPHONE: 888-388-1616
WEB SITE:   www.drkattash.com

EDUCATION
MEDICAL EDUCATION:
1978-1984 Mosul College of Medicine, Mosul, Iraq, Degree: M. B. Ch. B., (MD)

POSTGRADUATE:
1991-1992 Senior House Officer, Plastic Surgery & Burns Center
Whiston Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

1994-1995 Registrar, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit
Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

1995-6/1995 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Plastic Surgery
Molecular biology and Microsurgery Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, U.S.A.

6/1997-6/2003 Resident in Plastic Surgery, Integrated General Surgery/
Plastic Surgery Program,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, U.S.A.

7/2003-6/2004 Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery, Integrated General Surgery/
Plastic Surgery Program,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, U.S.A

7/2003-6/2004 Traveling fellowship, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, USA

7/2004-Current Private Practice, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • B.Ch.B.,(M.D.) Mosul College of Medicine, Mosul, Iraq, June 1984
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (F.R.C.S.) Edinburgh, United Kingdom. (Board Certified, General Surgery). January 1990
  • Board Certified, Jordanian Board in General Surgery, Jordan. July 1992
  • Certificate of Full registration, Medical License, (# 4140892), General Medical Council, London, United Kingdom. October 1994
  • Certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates  (# 0-461-462-4), USA. August 1996
  • California State License, USA (# A-88104).
  • Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

 

MEMEBERSHIPS:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons – ASPS
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons – FACS
  • Member, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery –ISAPS

 

HONORS & AWARDS:

  • 1997: Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Award (Grant) ” Gene Therapy for Targeted Overexpression of T-PA to Prevent Thrombosis”- Principal Investigator
  • 1998: Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Award (Grant) ” Gene Therapy for Microvascular Thrombosis”- Principal Investigator
  • 2003: Best Presentations. Houston Society for Plastic Surgeons.

PUBLICATIONS:

Book Chapters:

  • Shenaq SM, Kattash M. Pediatric Microsurgery. In PEDIATRIC PLASTIC SURGERY. East Norwalk, CT, Appleton & Lange Paramount Publishing. (Editor: Michael L. Bentz, M.D.)

Scientific Articles:

  • Rabinovsky ED, Gelir E, Gelir S, Lui H, Kattash M, Demayo FJ, Shenaq SM, Schwartz RJ. Targeted expression of IGF-1 transgene to skeletal muscle accelerates muscle and motor neuron regeneration. FASEB Journal 2003; 17:53-55.
  • Hollier L, Grancherova E P, Kattash MM. Facial Gunshot Wounds: A 4- Year Experience. Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 2001, 59:277-282.
  • Shenaq SM, Kattash MM, Weinfeld AB, Waugh JM, Yuksel E, Yuksel M, Gura DH. Local gene delivery: arterial thrombosis model for endothelial cell-targeted thrombolytic gene therapy research. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 1999;15:73-9.
  • Waugh JM, Kattash M, Li J, Yuksel E, Kuo MD, Lussier M, Weinfeld AB, Saxena R, Rabinovsky ED, Thung S, Woo SL, Shenaq SM. Gene therapy to promote thromboresistance: local overexpression of tissue plasminogen activator to prevent arterial thrombosis in an in vivo rabbit model. Proceedings of National Academy of Science. U S A 1999;96:1065-70.
  • Waugh JM, Yuksel E, Li J, Kuo MD, Kattash M, Saxena R, Geske R, Thung SN, Shenaq SM, Woo SL. Local overexpression of thrombomodulin for in vivo prevention of arterial thrombosis in a rabbit model. Circulation Research 1999;84:84-92.
  • Weinfeld AB, Kattash M, Grifka R, Friedman JD. Leech therapy in the management of acute venous congestion of an infant’s lower limb. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1998;102:1611-4.
  • Boutros S, Kattash M, Wienfeld A, Yuksel E, Baer S, Shenaq S. The intradermal anatomy of the inframammary fold. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1998; 102:1030-3.

 Abstracts:

  • Kattash M, James MI, Gradwell E. The female inframammary fold. British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Winter Meeting, London, December 9th, 1993.
  • Kattash M, James MI. Minihip and bleeding : fact or myth. British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Winter Meeting, London, December 9th, 1993.
  • Rabinovsky ED, Kattash M, Shenaq S. A new gene therapy utilizing adenoviral t-PA constructs: In vivo expression of recombinant t-PA in veins. Plastic Surgery Research Council Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, June 3rd, 1996.
  • Rabinovsky ED, Kattash M, Shenaq S. The role of IGF-1 in peripheral nerve regeneration: Studies in transgenic Mice. Am. Society for Peripheral Nerve, St. Louis, Missouri, May 30th, 1996.
  • Kuo MD, Chawla M, Waugh J, Kattash M, Shenaq S, Whigam CJ, Fisher RG, Thomas JT. In vivo gene delivery using minimally invasive technique. Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, December 1996.
  • Weinfeld AB, Barrows T, Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. The role of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF-b)in Dupuytren’s Contracture. American Association of Hand Surgeons. Boca Raton, Florida, January 8-11th, 1997.
  • Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. Gene therapy to treat vascular disease: Two experimental models of thrombosis in the rabbit femoral vessels . American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery. Boca Raton, Florida, January 12-15th, 1997.
  • Rabinovsky ED, Kattash M, Schwartz R, Shenaq S. Does IGF-1 prevent or treat diabetic neuropathy: A gene therapeutic study in a transgenic mouse model Plastic Surgery Research Council, 42nd Annual Meeting, Galveston, Texas, Feb. 26th-march 1st, 1997.
  • Kattash M, Waugh J, Yuksel E, Shenaq S. Lysis of an acute arterial thrombus with an adenoviral t-PA gene construct. A gene therapy approach to arterial thrombosis. Surgical Forum. 83: VIII 460 Chicago, October 12-17th, 1997.
  • Kattash M, Waugh J, Yuksel E, Shenaq S. Lysis of an acute arterial thrombus with an adenoviral t-PA gene construct, American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery. Scottsdale, Arizona, January 10-13th, 1998.
  • Yuksel E, Widmer M, Cleek R, Weinfeld A,Kattash M, Mikos AG, Shenaq S, Spira M. Vascularized Perichondrial Flaps for In Vivo Tissue Engineering in Auricular Reconstruction: Two Rabbit Models. 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, San Antonio, Texas. February 7th, 1998.

Scientific Presentations:

  • Kattash M, James MI, Gradwell E. The female inframammary fold. Presented in the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Winter meeting, London, December 9th, 1993. Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  • Kattash M and James MI. Minihip and bleeding : fact or myth. Presented in the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Winter Meeting, London, December 9th, 1993. Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  • Rabinovsky ED, Kattash M, Papakonstananiou C, Nichols T, Shenaq S. The peripheral nerve as a target for gene therapy. Plastic Surgery Research Council, New York, N.Y. 17-20,1995.
  • Shenaq S., Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED. A new thrombolytic gene therapy utilizing adenoviral t-PA construct: An experimental Model. Presented at the Am. Society for Reconstr. Microsurgery, Tucson, Arizona, January 16th, 1996.
  • Kattash M. Gene therapy workshop: designing a research model. Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, September 1996.
  • Kuo MD, Chawla M, Waugh J, Kattash M, Shenaq S, Whigam CJ, Fisher RG, Thomas JT. The advent of minimally invasive technique for gene delivery. Presented at the Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, December 1996.
  • Weinfeld AB, Barrows T, Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. The role of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF-b) in Dupuytren’s Contracture. American Association of Hand Surgeons. Boca Raton, Florida, January 8-11th, 1997.
  • Weinfeld AB, Barrows T, Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. Localization of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF-b)in Dupuytren’s Contracture: Implications in pathogenesis and therapy. Annual National Research Forum, Galveston, Texas April 17-19th, 1997.
  • Kattash M and Hollier L. Pattern of Mandibular gunshot wounds to the face. Southern Plastic Surgery Society, San Antonio, Texas, September 2001.
  • Kattash M, Yuksel E, Shenaq SM. Effects of Denervation and Subatmospheric Pressure on Hsp Expression. Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Los Angeles, California, March, 2003.

Scientific Exhibits:

  • Rabinovsky ED, Kattash M, Shenaq S, DeMayo, F., Schwartz R. The role of IGF-1 in peripheral nerve regeneration: Studies in transgenic mice. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, November 16-21st,1996.
  • Kuo MD, Chawla M, Waugh J, Kattash M, Shenaq S, Whigam CJ, Fisher RG, Thomas JT. Vascular gene therapy. Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, December 1996. (Awarded the Summa cum laude award).
  • Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. Gene therapy to treat vascular disease: Two experimental models of thrombosis in the rabbit femoral vessels. American Association of Hand Surgery. Boca Raton, Florida, January 8-11th, 1997.
  • Weinfeld AB, Barrows T, Kattash M, Rabinovsky ED, Shenaq S. Localization of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF-b) in Dupuytren’s Contracture: Implications in pathogenesis and therapy . Poster and Minipresentation. Plastic Surgery Research Council, Galveston, Texas, February 27th, 1997.
  • Kattash M, Shenaq S., Yuksel E., Thomas J.T. Lysis of a thrombus with adenoviral t-PA gene construct at a microvascular anastomotic site: A preliminary report. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cell Biology, Silverthorne, Utah, April 17th, 1997.

Educational Symposia, Instructional Courses & Seminars:

  • Kattash M and Miller M., Gene therapy and Tissue Engineering Research. Speaker, Breakout session, Plastic Surgery Research Council, Galveston, Texas, March 1st, 1997.
  • Shenaq S., Kattash M, Rabinovsky E. D. and Jensen J.H Academic surgery in the 21st century. Speaker, Vascular gene therapy session, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, March 27th, 1997.
  • Kattash M. Laryngeal and Neck Dissection. Nursing Grand Rounds, Ben-Taub General Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, June, 2003.
  • Kattash M. Current Advances in Facelift, Cosmetic Enhancement Expo, Lo Angeles, California, June 2005.
  • Kattash M. Abdominoplasty, Revisited, Chong Quing, China, September 23rd, 2006.
  • Kattash M. Emerging Techniques in Facelift Surgery, Changsha, China, July, 2011.
  • Kattash M. “Autologous Fat Transfer, Overview”. Presented at the Orange County Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Irvine, California, September 2013.

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