Hamid Massiha, M.D. 
LICENSURE: 1973 – Present Louisiana
1971 – Missouri
1973 – Illinois
PRIVATE PRACTICE: July 1976-present
 Business Address: 3939 Houma Boulevard
Suite 216
Metairie, LA 70006
Business Telephone: (504) 455-9441
E-Mail: Hamid1318@aol.com

Birthplace: Tabriz, Iran
Citizenship: United States


Education:

1959-1966 Pre-Med and Medical School, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
1966-1968 First Lieutenant, Discharged Class 4A
1968-1969 Internship, Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
1969-1972 Residency-General Surgery, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Missouri
1973-1974 Residency-Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans, LA
1975-1976 Chief Resident General Surgery, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MI
1975 Fellowship-Plastic Surgery, New York City University, New York, NY

Certification:

1976 American Board of Plastic Surgery
1975 Board Eligible in General Surgery

Licensure: Louisiana State Medical Examiners Board
L# 03746R R#033020 Expires: 2/2003


Awards and Honors:

Award for Advanced Education , ASAPS, 2000
Award of Excellence, ASAPS, 1997, 1998, & 1999
Best Scientific Exhibit Award, ASAPS- May 1998
Best Paper Award, “Open Approach Rhinoplasty”-International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, 1995.
Best Paper Award, “Vertical Rhytidectomy”-International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons; 1999.

Physician Recognition Award from the AMA 1970 to present


Academic , Professional, and Research Appointments:

2001, July1, Promoted to Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Louisiana State
University Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1989-Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University
Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana
1987-President, Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
1983-1995-Chief of Plastic Surgery Department (Four Non-Consecutive Terms)
East Jefferson Hospital, Metairie, Louisiana
1976- American Board of Plastic Surgery
1976-Fellow American College of Surgeons


Membership in Professional Organizations:
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Southern Medical Association
Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Louisiana State Medical Society
Jefferson Parish Medical Society
New Orleans Surgical Society
Educational Foundation of American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Rhinoplasty Society


Teaching Experience/Responsibilities:
For the past twenty-five years, I have presented numerous educational and instructional courses by invitation, in addition to many presentations. Some of my innovative techniques include techniques used in Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Breast Reconstruction (especially post-augmentation deformities), and Facelift. See also Seminars and Invited presentation for detailed review. As Medical Director of Magnolia Surgical Facility, a formal affiliate of LSU Residency Program, I have the responsibility of mentoring all residents in the residency program.

“Minimally Invasive Short-Scar Rhytidectomy,” Teaching Course (following panel discussion), Aesthetic Society New York City Conference; 2001 May 8.

“Rhinoplasty” and Blepharoplasty” Live Educational Workshops presented in Operating Room; Tehran University Medical School; 2000 September 18.

“Minimally Invasive Short Scar Rhytidectomy,” Educational presentation, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Orlando, Florida; May 2000.

“Open Verses Closed Rhinoplasty”; Educational presentation in Lindau, Germany; September 1999.

“What is New in Cosmetic Surgery,” “Overview of Rhinoplasty”, “Vertical Rhytidectomy”, and “Blepharoplasty”; Educational presentations, Tehran University; Tehran, Iran; Annually since 1995. (Also performed educational gratis operations during each stay.)

“Facial Aesthetic Surgery,” Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis, Missouri; 1995 November 28-30.

Teaching Course “Rhinoplasty,” American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; San Francisco, California; 1995 March 19-24.

Teaching Course, “Blepharoplasty”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; San Francisco, California; 1995 March 19-24.

“Facial Plastic Surgery”, Tulane Residency Program; New Orleans, Louisiana; 1991.

“Breast Augmentation with Polyurethane-Covered Mammary Prosthesis,” America Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; 1992-1995.


Journal Publications:
“ Short Scar Facelift with Extended SMAS/Platysma Dissection and Lifting and Limited Skin Undermining”, revision submitted for publication o Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; September 2002.

“Superior Positioning of the Ptotic Umbilicus in Abdominoplasties and TRAM Flaps,”Annals of Plastic Surgery ; 48:5.
“ Scar Tissue Flaps for the Correction of Post Implant Breast Rippling,” Annals of Plastic Surgery; 48:5.

“Reconstruction of the Submammary Crease for Correction of Post Operative Deformities in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery,” Annals of Plastic Surgery ; 46:3.

“Augmentation in Ptotic and Densely Glandular Breasts: Prevention, Treatment, and Classification of Double-Bubble Deformity,” Annals of Plastic Surgery; 44:2.

“Elliptical Horizontal Excision and Repair of Alar Cartilage in Open-Approach Rhinoplasty to Correct Cartilaginous Tip Deformities”, Yearbook of Plastic Surgery 1999.

“Open Approach to Lower Lid Correction Offers Many Advantages”, Aesthetic Surgery Journal; May/June 1999

“A Simple Method of Noninvasive Canthopexy During Routine Lower Blepharoplasty”, Aesthetic Surgery Journal; January/February 1998.

“Breast Augmentation-My Experiences on Silicone Implants”, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Asthetische Medizin e.v. Wien und Lindau; 1998.

“My Techniques in Blepharoplasty/Canthopexy”, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Asthetische Medizin e.v. Wien und Lindau; 1998.

“My Techniques in Open Rhinoplasty”, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Asthetische Medizin e.v. Wien und Lindau; 1998.

“Elliptical Horizontal Excision and Repair of Alar Cartilage in Open-Approach Rhinoplasty to Correct Cartilaginous Tip Deformities”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; 101:1.

“Enhancement of Tip Projection by Advancement of Lateral Crura in Open Rhinoplasty”, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Asthetische Medizin e.v. Wien und Lindau; 1997.

“A Method of Reconstructing a Natural-looking Umbilicus in Abdominoplasty”, Annals of Plastic Surgery; with W. Montegut and R. Phillips; Volume 38/Number 3/March 1997.

“Lower Blepharoplasty”, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Asthetische Medizin e.v. Wien und Lindau; 1996.

“The Combined Skin and Skin- Muscle Flap in Lower Blepharoplasty”, Perspectives In Plastic Surgery; with Dr. Samuel Parry; 7:1.

“Combined Skin and Skin-Muscle Flap Technique in Lower Blepharoplasty: A 10-Year Experience”, Annals of Plastic Surgery; 25:6.

“Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast”, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology; with G. Hoffman; 18:2, June 1975.

“Dermal Ischemia in Thermal Injury: The Importance of Venous Occlusion”, Journal of Trauma; 14:705-711, 1974.


Scientific Exhibits:
Best Scientific Exhibit Award; “A Simple and Minimally Invasive Canthopexy in Lower Blepharoplasty,” ASAPS, 1998 May.


Papers Presented and Abstracts:
“ Short Incision Facelifts”, International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; September 2002.

“Superior Positioning of Ptotic Umbilicus in Abdominoplasties”, International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; September 2002.

“Vertical Rhytidectomy,” International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, BEST PAPER AWARD; Costa Rica, 1999 August.

“Hidden Umbilicus As a Major Concept in Abdominoplasty” with Walton Montegut; Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Orlando, Florida; 1996 June.

“Open Rhinoplasty,” International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, BEST PAPER AWARD, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; 1995 September.


Seminars & Invited Presentations:
Panel Discussion “Difficult, Strange, and Unusual Plastic Surgery Cases”, International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; September 2002.

Panel Discussion “Eliminating Post Auricular Incisions in Facelifting”, Panel Review Moderator-Sherril Aston, M.D.; Aesthetic Society; New York City, NY; 2001 May 5.

“Blepharoplasty,” Tehran University Medical School ; 2000, September 17.

“Relocation of Sub-mammary Crease”, International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons Meeting , Newport, Rhode Island, 2000 August.

“Vertical Rhytidectomy”, International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, 2000 August.

Panel Discussion, “Breast Reduction and Mastopexy, What I Use to Do, What I Do Now, and What I Would Like to Do” International Clinical Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, 2000 August.

“Superimposed Total Reconstruction of Alar Cartilages in Primary and Secondary Rhinoplasty”, Rhinoplasty Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida; May 2000.

“Minimally Invasive Short Scar Rhytidectomy” Educational presentation, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Orlando, Florida; May 2000.

“Pragmatic Approach to Rhinoplasty”, American Society of Plastic Surgeon, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1999.

“Open Verses Closed Rhinoplasty”; Educational presentation in Lindau, Germany; September 1999.

“Overview of Rhinoplasty”; Educational presentation, Tehran University; Tehran, Iran. Also performed charity cases during stay September 1999.

“Augmentation In Tubular and Ptotic Breasts With No External Scars”, Southern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Boca Raton, Florida; 1999 June 5-9.

“Open Approach verses Closed Rhinoplasty”, Guest Speaker, Australian Society of Plastic Surgery, Australia, 1998 July.

“S” Facelift, a Useful Approach to Rejuvenation of Face and Neck”, University of Utah School of Medicine, Craniofacial Symposium; 1997 January 15-18.

“New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery”, The North American Medical/Dental Association-Vail, Colorado; 1997 February 8-15.

“Enhancement of Tip Projection with Bilateral Advancement of Lateral Crura in Open-Approach Rhinoplasty”, Rhinoplasty Society; New York, NY; 1997 May 2.

“S” Facelift, a Useful Approach to Rejuvenation of Face and Neck”, The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Williamsburg, Virginia; Served as Secretary for session; 1997 June 7-11.

“Open-Approach Rhinoplasty”, Southern Medical Association; Charlotte, North Carolina; Served as Chairman, Section of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery; 1997 November 6-9.

“My Concept in Blepharoplasty”, German Society Congress; Lech, Austria; 1996 February 17-24.

Multiple presentations; Tehran, Iran; charity surgeries performed; 1996 February.

“Hidden Umbilicus As a Major Concept in Abdominoplasty” with W. Montegut; Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Orlando, Florida; 1996 June 1-5.

“ Open Approach Rhinoplasty: Technique of Tip Sculpturing in Difficult Nose, Closed vs. Open Approach” and “Anatomical Consideration for Inner Thigh Lift for a Successful Outcome” , Southern Medical Association; Baltimore, Maryland; Served as Moderator for Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; 1996 November 20-24.

“Anatomical Consideration of Inner Thigh Lift for a Successful Outcome”, Arkansas Plastic Surgery Symposium; Stuttgart, Arkansas; 1996 December 5-8.

“Trends in Cosmetic Surgery”, The North American Medical/Dental Association; Snowmass, Colorado; 1995 February/March 25-4.

“S” Facelift, A Useful Approach to Rejuvenation of Face and Neck” and “Correction of Double Dome, Bulbous, Nasal Tip Deformity With Resection of Middle Segment of Lateral Crura in Open Approach Rhinoplasty”, The American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.; San Francisco, California; 1995 March 17-25.

“Open Approach Rhinoplasty”, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Sawgrass, Florida; 1995 June 3-9.

Panel –Technical Tips-How I Do It-“Open Approach Rhinoplasty and “S” Facelift”; International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Won the best paper award for Open Rhinoplasty Presentation; 1995 August /September 30-3.

“Lower Lid Blepharoplasty”, “Endoscopic Forehead Lift”, and “Open Approach Rhinoplasty”, German Society of Plastic Surgery; Lindau, Germany; 1995 September 8-10.

“S”Facelift”, Southern Medical Association; Kansas City, Missouri; Vice-Chairman Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;1995 November 15-18.

“Facial Aesthetic Surgery” Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis, Missouri; 1995 November 28-30.

“Blepharoplasty”, “Open Approach Rhinoplasty”, and “S” Facelift”, St. Louis Metropolitan Plastic Surgery Society; St. Louis, Missouri; 1995 November 28-30.

“Open Approach Rhinoplasty” and “S” Facelift”, Arkansas Plastic Surgery Meeting; Little Rock, Arkansas; 1995 December 7-10.
“ New Trends in Cosmetic Surgery” (Endoscopic Plastic Surgery), North American Medical/Dental Association; Snowmass, Colorado; 1995 February/March 25-4.

“New Methods In Lower Blepharoplasty”, Congress of German Society for Aesthetic Medicine in Dusseldorf; 1994 September.

Teaching Courses on Rhinoplasty and Blepharoplasty, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; San Francisco, California; 1995 March 19-24.

“Finesse in Open Structure Rhinoplasty”, Southeastern Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; Amelia Island, Florida; 1992 June

“Aesthetic Refinements in Blepharoplasty with Emphasis on Lower Eyelid Surgery”, 1992 May.

“Aesthetic Refinements in Blepharoplasty with Emphasis on Lower Eyelid Surgery”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Los Angeles, California; 1992 May.

“Breast Augmentation with Polyurethane and Other Textured Implants”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Los Angeles, California, 1992 May.

“Open Verses Closed Technique in Rhinoplasty: Consideration for Case Selection”, Seattle, Washington; 1991.

“Aesthetic Eye Surgery”, Azar Eye Clinic; New Orleans, Louisiana, 1991.

“New Trends in Aesthetic Surgery” , 23rd Annual Conference of Association of Surgical Technologists; New Orleans, Louisiana; 1991 June.

“Breast Augmentation with Polyurethane Implants” and “Blepharoplasty with Emphasis on Lower Eyelid”, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; New York, New York; 1991 .

“Facial Plastic Surgery”, Tulane Residency Program; New Orleans, Louisiana; 1991.

“Six Year Follow-up with Polyurethane-covered Mammary Prosthesis Primary Augmentation Mammoplasty, Treatment of Capsular Contracture and Breast Reconstruction”, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois; 1990.

Booklet on Eyelid Surgery, 1988. Revised 1989.

“Low Suction Lipectomy in Sculpting of the head and Neck Area”, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.; New York, New York; 1987.

“Combined Skin, Skin-Muscle Flap in Lower Blepharoplasty”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.; April 1987.

Courses given in Plastic Surgery of the Eyelid, Annual Meeting of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1988-1991.