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Amanda Gosman

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Surgery
SchoolHealth Sciences
Phone619-543-6506
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    Dr. Gosman is an associate professor of plastic surgery and director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at UC San Diego Health System. At UC San Diego School of Medicine, she is director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and the Craniofacial Fellowship Program. She is also the director of the Fresh Start Clinic for Craniofacial Anomalies at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, where she performs reconstructive surgeries for children at no cost.

    As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gosman’s clinical interests include cleft lip and palate surgery, pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, microsurgical facial reanimation, breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Her research is focused on cleft lip and palate surgeries, plastic surgery outcomes, telemedicine and international health.

    Dr. Gosman completed her fellowship in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery and her residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern. She also received training in international plastic surgery with ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) and earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University.

    Dr. Gosman has extensive experience providing health care and education to underserved communities around the world. She has successfully utilized telemedicine technology to overcome logistical barriers to international health care and education through ConnectMed International – a nonprofit organization that she founded in 2010 to provide free reconstructive surgeries and education to underserved communities around the world.

    Dr. Gosman has authored multiple publications and given lectures internationally on cleft lip and palate surgery, breast surgery, plastic surgery safety and outcomes, international health and telemedicine. Dr. Gosman has been the recipient of many awards for her commitment to improving the health care of children and adults in her community and around the world.

    Dr. Gosman speaks both English and Spanish.

    Conditions and Treatments
    Cleft lip/Cleft Palate
    Plastic Surgery
    Breast Reconstruction

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    1. Cronin BJ, Brandel MG, McKee RM, Hashmi A, Oviedo P, Buckstaff T, Cahill G, Mannix E, Reid CM, Lance S, Vinocur D, Meltzer HS, Gosman AA. A Comparison of Intracranial Volume Growth in Normal Children and Patients With Metopic Craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Oct 24. PMID: 31652215.
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    2. Parmeshwar N, Gosman AA. "Reply to Reply: Diversity in Plastic Surgery: Trends in Minority Representation among Applicants and Residents". Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31625987.
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    3. Fernandez AM, Reddy SK, Gordish-Dressman H, Muldowney BL, Martinez JL, Chiao F, Stricker PA, Abruzzese C, Apuya J, Beethe A, Benzon H, Binstock W, Brzenski A, Budac S, Busso V, Chhabada S, Cladis F, Claypool D, Collins M, Dabek R, Dalesio N, Falcon R, Fernandez P, Fiadjoe J, Gangadharan M, Gentry K, Glover C, Goobie SM, Gosman A, Grap S, Gries H, Griffin A, Haberkern C, Hajduk J, Hall R, Hansen J, Hetmaniuk M, Hsieh V, Huang H, Ingelmo P, Ivanova I, Jain R, Kars M, Kowalczyk-Derderian C, Kugler J, Labovsky K, Lakheeram I, Lee A, Masel B, Medellin E, Meier P, Mitzel Levy H, Muhly WT, Nelson J, Nicholson J, Nguyen KP, Nguyen T, Olutuye O, Owens-Stubblefield M, Ramesh Parekh U, Petersen T, Pohl V, Post J, Poteet-Schwartz K, Prozesky J, Reid R, Ricketts K, Rubens D, Ryan L, Skitt R, Soneru C, Spitznagel R, Singh D, Singhal NR, Sorial E, Staudt S, Stubbeman B, Sung W, Syed T, Szmuk P, Taicher BM, Thompson D, Tretault L, Ungar-Kastner G, Watts R, Wieser J, Wong K, Zamora L. Perioperative Outcomes and Surgical Case Volume in Pediatric Complex Cranial Vault Reconstruction: A Multicenter Observational Study From the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group. Anesth Analg. 2019 Oct; 129(4):1069-1078. PMID: 30222655.
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    4. Schoenbrunner A, Gosman A, Bajaj AK. Framework for the Creation of Ethical and Professional Social Media Content. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jul; 144(1):118e-125e. PMID: 31246836.
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    5. Hashmi A, Cahill GL, Zaldana M, Davis G, Cronin BJ, Brandel MG, Beletsky A, Taj R, Buckstaff TM, Vinocur D, Lance S, Meltzer HS, Gosman AA. Can Head Circumference Be Used as a Proxy for Intracranial Volume in Patients With Craniosynostosis? Ann Plast Surg. 2019 May; 82(5S Suppl 4):S295-S300. PMID: 30973835.
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    6. Hashmi A, Davis G, Zaldana M, Vinocur D, Cahill GL, Brandel MG, Lance S, Meltzer HS, Gosman AA. A Study to Evaluate Change in Ventricular Volume Obtained by Cranial Distraction for Craniosynostosis. Ann Plast Surg. 2019 May; 82(5S Suppl 4):S301-S305. PMID: 30973836.
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    7. Schoenbrunner A, Gosman A, Bajaj AK. Framework for the Creation of Ethical and Professional Social Media Content. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr 15. PMID: 31008918.
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    8. Parmeshwar N, Stuart ER, Reid CM, Oviedo P, Gosman AA. Diversity in Plastic Surgery: Trends in Minority Representation among Applicants and Residents. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 03; 143(3):940-949. PMID: 30817668.
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    9. Brandel MG, Dalle Ore CL, Reid CM, Zhu W, Lance S, Meltzer H, Gosman AA. Distraction Osteogenesis for Unicoronal Craniosynostosis: Rotational Flap Technique and Case Series. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 12; 142(6):904e-908e. PMID: 30188473.
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    10. Dalle Ore CL, Abraham P, Burns LP, Lance S, Gosman A, Meltzer HS. Intracranial Hypotension and Hypertension Associated With Reconstructive Cranioplasty After Decompressive Craniectomy: Report of a Lethal Complication With Recommended Strategies for Future Avoidance. J Craniofac Surg. 2018 Oct; 29(7):1862-1864. PMID: 29927824.
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    11. Gosman AA. Discussion: The Ethical and Professional Use of Social Media in Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 09; 142(3):403e-404e. PMID: 30148792.
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    12. Dalle Ore CL, Dilip M, Brandel MG, McIntyre JK, Hoshide R, Calayag M, Gosman AA, Cohen SR, Meltzer HS. Endoscopic surgery for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis: a 16-year single-center experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Oct; 22(4):335-343. PMID: 29979128.
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    13. Parmeshwar N, Reid CM, Park AJ, Brandel MG, Dobke MK, Gosman AA. Evaluation of Information Sources in Plastic Surgery Decision-making. Cureus. 2018 Jun 09; 10(6):e2773. PMID: 30109166.
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    14. Schoenbrunner AR, Kelley KD, Buckstaff T, McIntyre JK, Sigler A, Gosman AA. Description of Mexican Cleft Surgeons' Experience With Foreign Surgical Volunteer Missions in Mexico. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 05; 80(5S Suppl 5):S257-S260. PMID: 29553976.
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    15. Li SS, Herrick NL, Deshpande RR, Cronin BJ, Reid CM, Brandel MG, Dobke MK, Johnson CA, Gosman AA. The Impact of Residents on Patient Satisfaction. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 05; 80(5S Suppl 5):S247-S250. PMID: 29401130.
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    16. Abraham P, Brandel MG, Dalle Ore CL, Reid CM, Kpaduwa CS, Lance S, Meltzer HS, Gosman AA. Predictors of Postoperative Complications of Craniosynostosis Repair in the National Inpatient Sample. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 05; 80(5S Suppl 5):S261-S266. PMID: 29489538.
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    17. Brandel MG, Dalle Ore CL, Reid CM, Zhang WW, Zhu W, Kpaduwa CS, Lance S, Meltzer HS, Gosman AA. A Novel Method for Quantifying Intracranial Volume Change by Distraction Osteogenesis for Craniosynostosis. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 05; 80(5S Suppl 5):S251-S256. PMID: 29489545.
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    18. Preminger BA, Hansen J, Reid CM, Gosman AA. The Divergence of Ethics and Professionalism in the Social Media Arena. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 04; 141(4):1071-1072. PMID: 29595743.
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    19. Vyas KS, Morrison SD, Vasconez HC, Mardini S, Gosman AA, Dobke M, Granick MS. Teledermatology: Is it Beneficial to Patients? Ann Plast Surg. 2017 10; 79(4):415-416. PMID: 28902672.
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    20. McIntyre JK, Schoenbrunner AR, Kelley KD, Gosman AA. Predictors, Quality Markers, and Economics of Volunteering Internationally: Results from a Comprehensive Survey of American Society of Plastic Surgeons Members. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep; 140(3):617-626. PMID: 28841624.
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    21. Schoenbrunner A, Banda W, Gosman AA. Global Burn Care: Education and Research. Clin Plast Surg. 2017 Jul; 44(3):485-493. PMID: 28576237.
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    22. Vyas KS, Hambrick HR, Shakir A, Morrison SD, Tran DC, Pearson K, Vasconez HC, Mardini S, Gosman AA, Dobke M, Granick MS. A Systematic Review of the Use of Telemedicine in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Dermatology. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 Jun; 78(6):736-768. PMID: 28328635.
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    23. Brandel MG, D'Souza GF, Reid CM, Dobke MK, Gosman AA. Analysis of a Resident Aesthetic Clinic: Process for Rhinoplasty, Resident Experience, and Patient Satisfaction. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S175-S179. PMID: 28296714.
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    24. Tringale KR, Lance S, Schoenbrunner A, Gosman AA. Sustained Overcorrection After Autologous Facial Fat Grafting in the Pediatric Population: A Case Series. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S217-S221. PMID: 28177972.
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    25. Reid CM, Brandel MG, Gosman AA. Comparison of Surgeon Specialty in Open Ventral Hernia Repair. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S212-S216. PMID: 28187028.
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    26. Schoenbrunner AR, Dalle Ore CL, Lance S, McIntyre J, Jones M, Gosman A. Effect of Surgeon Volume and Craniofacial Fellowship Training on Cleft Palate Complication Rates. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S229-S232. PMID: 28301364.
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    27. Dalle Ore C, Schoenbrunner A, Brandel M, Kronstadt N, McIntyre J, Jones M, Gosman A. Incidence of Le Fort Surgery in a Mature Cohort of Patients With Cleft Lip and Palate. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S199-S203. PMID: 28399025.
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    28. Brandel MG, Reid CM, Parmeshwar N, Dobke MK, Gosman AA. Efficacy of a Procedure-Specific Education Module on Informed Consent in Plastic Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S225-S228. PMID: 28118228.
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    29. Tapia VJ, Drizin JH, Dalle Ore C, Nieto M, Romero Y, Magallon S, Nayak R, Sigler A, Malcarne V, Gosman A. Qualitative Methods in the Development of a Bilingual and Bicultural Quality of Life Outcomes Measure for Pediatric Patients With Craniofacial Conditions. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S248-S255. PMID: 28296718.
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    30. Kim E, Kanack MD, Dang-Vu MD, Carvalho D, Jones MC, Gosman AA. Evaluation of Ventilation Tube Placement and Long-term Audiologic Outcome in Children With Cleft Palate. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2017 11; 54(6):650-655. PMID: 27441700.
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    31. Tapia VJ, Epstein S, Tolmach OS, Hassan AS, Chung NN, Gosman AA. Health-Related Quality-of-Life Instruments for Pediatric Patients with Diverse Facial Deformities: A Systematic Literature Review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jul; 138(1):175-87. PMID: 27348649.
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    32. McIntyre JK, Sethi H, Schönbrunner A, Proudfoot J, Jones M, Gosman A. Number of Surgical Procedures for Patients With Cleft lip and Palate From Birth to 21 Years Old at a Single Children's Hospital. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3:S205-8. PMID: 27070669.
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    33. Janis JE, Vedder NB, Reid CM, Gosman A, Mann K. Validated Assessment Tools and Maintenance of Certification in Plastic Surgery: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Possibilities. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Apr; 137(4):1327-33. PMID: 27018688.
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    34. Gosman A, Mann K, Reid CM, Vedder NB, Janis JE. Implementing Assessment Methods in Plastic Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar; 137(3):617e-623e. PMID: 26910705.
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    35. Vyas KS, Mardini S, Phillips LG, Gosman AA, Vasconez HC. Financial Planning for the Plastic Surgery Residency Applicant. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Feb; 137(2):497e-499e. PMID: 26731589.
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    36. Gosman A, Saad AN, Parina R, Chang D. Reply: Risk of Adverse Outcomes When Plastic Surgery Procedures Are Combined. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep; 136(3):404e-405e. PMID: 26020705.
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    37. Chang DK, Kanack M, Pretorius D, Calvert S, Patino-Ochoa C, Gosman A. Ultrasound Evaluation of Primary Alveolar Grafting in Cleft Lip/Palate Treatment: Development of a Novel Sonographic Grading System. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016 09; 53(5):614-21. PMID: 26247707.
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    38. Ho T, Bentz M, Brzezienski M, Gosman A, Ingraham J, Wong MS, Verheyden C. The Present Status of Global Mission Trips in Plastic Surgery Residency Programs. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jun; 26(4):1088-90. PMID: 26080132.
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    39. Kanack M, Collins J, Fairbanks TJ, Gosman A. Congenital-infantile fibrosarcoma presenting as a hemangioma: a case report. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 May; 74 Suppl 1:S25-9. PMID: 25422982.
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    40. Su JJ, Chang DK, Mailey B, Gosman A. Treatment of a giant congenital melanocytic nevus in the adult: review of the current management of giant congenital melanocytic nevus. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 May; 74 Suppl 1:S57-61. PMID: 25664413.
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    41. Parina R, Chang D, Saad AN, Coe T, Gosman AA. Quality and safety outcomes of ambulatory plastic surgery facilities in California. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):791-7. PMID: 25719698.
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    42. Saad AN, Parina R, Chang D, Gosman AA. Risk of adverse outcomes when plastic surgery procedures are combined. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Dec; 134(6):1415-22. PMID: 25415104.
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    43. Collins J, Gosman AA, Meltzer HS. Growing skull fracture of midline posterior cranial vault. J Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 166(2):494. PMID: 25454312.
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    44. Parina RP, Chang DC, Saad AN, Tokin CA, Gosman AA. Statewide multicenter analysis of the incidence of secondary surgeries after isolated cleft palate repair. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May; 72 Suppl 1:S71-5. PMID: 24740028.
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    45. Saad AN, Parina RP, Tokin C, Chang DC, Gosman A. Incidence of oral clefts among different ethnicities in the state of California. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May; 72 Suppl 1:S81-3. PMID: 24691321.
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    46. Mailey B, Baker J, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen SR, Gosman A, Dobke M, Wallace AM. Abstract 131: Adipose Derived Stem Cell Count is Influenced by Receipt of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl):147. PMID: 25942242.
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    47. Tapia VJ, Chang DC, Ramirez M, Gosman A. A qualitative analysis of identity and goals in patients with deformities: preparation for an evidence-based advocacy for a vulnerable population. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Apr; 70(4):457-61. PMID: 23486131.
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    48. Whitehead E, Dorfman V, Tremper G, Kramer A, Sigler A, Gosman A. Telemedicine as a means of effective speech evaluation for patients with cleft palate. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Apr; 68(4):415-7. PMID: 22421491.
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    49. Hazrati A, Izadpanah A, Zadeh T, Gosman A, Chao JJ, Dobke MK. Ageing midface: The impact of surgeon's experience on the consistency in the assessment and proposed management. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Feb; 64(2):155-9. PMID: 20472520.
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    50. Pryor LS, Gage E, Langevin CJ, Herrera F, Breithaupt AD, Gordon CR, Afifi AM, Zins JE, Meltzer H, Gosman A, Cohen SR, Holmes R. Review of bone substitutes. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2009 Oct; 2(3):151-60. PMID: 22110809.
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    51. Wojtaszek-Slominska A, Renkielska A, Dobke M, Gosman A, Slominski W. Orthodontic characteristics of maxillary arch deficiency in 5-year-old patients undergoing unilateral cleft lip and palate repair with and without early gingivoplasty. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2010 Apr; 38(3):155-9. PMID: 19447636.
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    52. Gosman AA, Fischer CA, Agha Z, Sigler A, Chao JJ, Dobke MK. Telemedicine and surgical education across borders: a case report. J Surg Educ. 2009 Mar-Apr; 66(2):102-5. PMID: 19486874.
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    53. Byrd HS, Ha RY, Khosla RK, Gosman AA. Bilateral cleft lip and nasal repair. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Oct; 122(4):1181-90. PMID: 18827654.
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    54. Dobke MK, Bhavsar D, Gosman A, De Neve J, De Neve B. Pilot trial of telemedicine as a decision aid for patients with chronic wounds. Telemed J E Health. 2008 Apr; 14(3):245-9. PMID: 18570547.
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    55. Kim D, Pryor LS, Broder K, Gosman A, Breithaupt AD, Meltzer HS, Levy M, Cohen SR. Comparison of open versus minimally invasive craniosynostosis procedures from the perspective of the parent. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 Jan; 19(1):128-31. PMID: 18216677.
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    56. Dobke MK, Bhavsar D, Gosman AA, De Neve J, De Neve B. ?Streamlining the management of patients with problematic wounds: must a multidisciplinary team formulate all patient management plans? Wounds. 2007 Dec; 19(12):340-4. PMID: 25942683.
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    57. Rohrich RJ, Gosman AA, Brown SA, Reisch J. Mastopexy preferences: a survey of board-certified plastic surgeons. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Dec; 118(7):1631-8. PMID: 17102738.
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    58. Rohrich RJ, Gosman AA, Conrad MH, Coleman J. Simplifying circumferential body contouring: the central body lift evolution. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Aug; 118(2):525-35; discussion 536-8. PMID: 16874230.
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    59. Rohrich RJ, Gosman AA, Brown SA, Tonadapu P, Foster B. Current preferences for breast reduction techniques: a survey of board-certified plastic surgeons 2002. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Dec; 114(7):1724-33; discussion 1734-6. PMID: 15577341.
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    60. Rohrich RJ, Gosman AA. An update on the timing of hard palate closure: a critical long-term analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Jan; 113(1):350-2. PMID: 14707658.
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