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Joseph M. Serletti, M.D.
Plastic Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
10 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Grace A. Hanson
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-3743
Administrative Fax: 215-349-5895

Clinical Offices:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Center for Human Appearance
Suite 1-150E
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information (internal use only)

joseph.serletti@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Joseph M. Serletti, MD, is Chief of the Division of the Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Serlettis areas of expertise are breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Dr. Serletti is a pioneer in the field of free flap autogenous breast reconstruction, currently using the most advanced muscle preserving techniques. Dr. Serletti is internationally recognized for his work in reconstructive microsurgery, which in addition to breast reconstruction, includes head and neck and extremity reconstruction. He is certified by the American board of plastic surgery and is a fellow of the American college of surgeons.

 
Faculty Appointments
1988 - 1995

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Rochester University of School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, New York

 
1995 - 2000 Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology
Rochester University of School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, New York
 
2000 - 2005

Professor of Surgery and Oncology, Rochester University of School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, New York

 
2005 - 2007 Professor of Surgery at HUP, PAH & PMC
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - present Henry Royster–William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
1988 - 2005 Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
1988 - 2005 Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery
Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
1990 - 2005 Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery
Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
1990 - 2005 Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery
Park Ridge Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
1990 - 2005 Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery Lakeside Hospital
Rochester, New York
 
1991 - 2005 Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
 
1998 - 2000 Acting Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
 
2000 - 2005 Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Rochester, New York
 
2000 - 2005 Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
2001 - 2005 Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York
 
2005 - present Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - present Active Surgeon, Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - present Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - present Attending Surgeon
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
2005 - present Attending Surgeon, The Bryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - present Attending Surgeon, Lankenau Hospital
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - present Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - present Chief of Plastic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Health System
 
2008 - present Council Member, The National Council for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry(senior advisory committee to the board and president of the university)
 
2009 - 2010 Chief of Plastic Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - present Vice Chair for Finance for the Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
 
2010 - present Chairman, Delaware Valley Regional Cabinet of the University of Rochester
 
Education/Training
1974 - 1978 B.S. Northwestern University
the Technological Institute, Chicago, Illinois
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Area of Specialization: Biomaterials
 
1978 - 1982 M.D. Rochester University School of Medicine
Rochester, New York
Alpha Omega Alpha
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1982 - 1983 Intern in Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
 
1983 - 1986 Residency in Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
 
1986 - 1987 Residency in Plastic Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
 
1987 - 1988 Chief Residency in Plastic Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
 
1989 - 1990 Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery
Johns Hopkins University Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Memberships/Societies
National Societies
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    • Awards Committee, 2004-2005
    • Honors Committee, 2003-2005
    • Strategic Planning Committee, 2008-9
    • Program Committee, 2008-9
    • Program Committee, 2009-10
    • Program Committee, 2010-11
    • Strategic Planning Committee, 2010-13
    • Chair 2013
  • American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
    • Constitution and Bylaws Committee, 2001-2004 (Chair, 2002-2004)
    • Education Committee, 2003-2004
    • Constitution and Bylaws Committee, 2004-2005
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Program Committee 1998-9
    • Program Committee (microsurgery section) 1999-2000
    • Program Committee (microsurgery section) 2000-01
    • Program Committee (microsurgery section) 2003-04
    • Program Committee 2007-8
    • Program Committee 2008-9
    • Program Committee 2009-10
  • Chair Instruction Course Ctm: Breast
    • Program Committee 2010-11
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
    • Senior Member at Large, Executive Council, 2002-2004
    • Nominating Committee, 2002-2003
    • Nominating Committee, 2003-2004
    • Ad-Hoc Mentorship Committee, 2003-2004
    • Education Committee, 2004-2005 (Chair)
    • Ad-Hoc Breast Committee, 2004-2005 (Chair)
    • Executive Council, 2005-2006
    • Program Chairman, 2006 Annual Meeting
    • Treasurer elect 2006-8
    • Treasurer 2008-10
  • Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
    • Nominating Committee 2003-04
    • Member at Large, 2006-08
    • Vice President, 2009-10
    • President-elect 20010-11
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Nominating Committee 2003-04
    • Program Committee 2003-04
    • Program Chair, 2006 annual meeting
    • Parliamentarian, 2006-07
    • Member at Large, 2007-08
    • Parliamentarian, 2008-9
    • Parliamentarian, 2009-10
  • American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation
    • Founding member 2008
    • Director 2008-9
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Medical Students/residents committee
  • World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Local/Regional Societies
  • Monroe County Medical Society
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Rochester Academy of Medicine
  • Rochester Surgical Society
  • Society of Plastic Surgeons of Upstate New York
    • President, 1997-1998
  • Robert Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons (Pennsylvania)
    • Board member 2007-8
    • Secretary 2008-10
 
Research
Research Publications, peer reviewed
  1. Serletti JM, Reading G, Caldwell E, Wray RC.  Long-term patient satisfaction following reduction mammoplasty.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 28(4):363-365, Apr. 1992.
  2. Crawley WA, Serletti JM, Manson PN.  Autogenous reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 4(1):28-34, Jan. 1993.
  3. Serletti JM, Hurwitz SR, Jones JA, Herrera HR, Reading GP, Ouriel K, Green RM.  Extension of limb salvage by combined vascular reconstruction and adjunctive free-tissue transfer.  Journal of Vascular Surgery 18(6):972-980, Dec. 1993.
  4. Serletti JM, Green RM.  Case presentation: Combined lower extremity vascular and free flap soft tissue reconstruction.  Vascular Forum 2:13, 1994.
  5. Serletti JM, Davenport MS, Herrera HR, Caldwell EH.  Efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics in reduction mammoplasty.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 33(5):476-480, Nov. 1994
  6. Serletti JM, Deuber MA, Guidera PM, Reading G, Herrera HR, Reale VF, Wray RC Jr, Bakamjian VY.  Comparison of the operating microscope and loupes for free microvascular tissue transfer.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 95(2):270-276, Feb. 1995.
  7. Serletti JM, Deuber MA, Guidera PM, Herrera HR, Reading G, Hurwitz SR, Jones JA, Ouriel K, Green RM.  Atherosclerosis of the lower extremity and free-tissue reconstruction for limb salvage.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 96(5):1136-1144, Oct. 1995.
  8. Dolynchuk KN, Ziesmann M, Serletti JM.  Topical putrescine (Fibrostat) in treatment of hypertrophic scars: phase II study. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 97(1):117-125, Jan. 1996.
  9. Serletti JM, Schingo VA Jr, Deuber MA, Carras AJ, Herrera HR, Reale VF.  Free tissue transfer in pediatric patients.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 36(6):561-568, June 1996.
  10. Serletti JM, Feins RH, Carras AJ, Losee JE, Johnstone DW, Herrera HR, Hicks GL Jr.  Obliteration of empyema tract with deepithelialized unipedicle transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 112(3):631-636, Sept. 1996.
  11. Serletti JM, Tavin E, Coniglio JU.  Transverse lag screw fixation of the midline mandibulotomy.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 99(1):239-241, Jan. 1997.
  12. Serletti JM, Tavin E, Moran SL, Coniglio JU.  Total lower lip reconstruction with a sensate composite radial forearm-palmaris longus free flap and a tongue flap.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 99(2):559-561, Feb. 1997.
  13. Serletti JM, Higgins J, Carras AJ.  Free latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap for secondary breast reconstruction after partial loss of a TRAM flap.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 100(3):690-694, Sept. 1997.
  14. Losee JE, Serletti JM, Kreipe RE, Caldwell EH.  Reduction mammaplasty in patients with bulimia nervosa.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 39(5):443-446, Nov. 1997.
  15. Serletti JM, Moran SL.  Free versus the pedicled TRAM flap: A cost comparison and outcome analysis.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 100(6):1418-1427, Nov. 1997.
  16. Serletti JM, Moran SL.  The combined use of the TRAM and expanders/implants in breast reconstruction.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 40(5):510-514, May 1998.
  17. Serletti JM, Coniglio JU, Tavin E, Bakamjian VY.  Simultaneous transfer of free fibula and radial forearm flaps for complex oromandibular reconstruction.  Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 14(5):297-303, July 1998.
  18. Serletti JM, Carras AJ, O'Keefe RJ, Rosier RN.  Functional outcome after soft-tissue reconstruction for limb salvage after sarcoma surgery.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 102(5):1576-1585, Oct. 1998.
  19. Serletti JM, Moran SL, Orlando GS, O'Connor T, Herrera HR.  Urokinase protocol for free-flap salvage following prolonged venous thrombosis.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 102(6):1947-1953, Nov. 1998.
  20. Serletti JM, Moran SL, Orlando GS, Fox I.  Thoracodorsal vessels as recipient vessels for the free TRAM flap in delayed breast reconstruction.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 104(6):1649-1655, Nov. 1999.
  21. Serletti JM, Pacella SJ, Coniglio JU, Norante JD.  Transverse lag screw fixation in midline mandi-bulotomy: A case series.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 109(3):334-339, Mar. 2000.
  22. Salgado CJ, Orlando GS, Herceg S, Serletti JM.  Pfannenstiel incision as an alternative approach for harvesting the rectus abdominis muscle for free-tissue transfer.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 105(4):1330-1333, Apr. 2000.
  23. Serletti JM, Higgins JP, Moran S, Orlando GS.  Factors affecting outcome in free-tissue transfer in the elderly.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 106(1):66-70, July 2000.
  24. Salgado CJ, Orlando GS, Serletti JM.  Clinical applications of the posterior rectus sheath-peritoneal free flap.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 106(2):321-326, Aug. 2000.
  25. Losee JE, Caldwell EH, Serletti JM.  Secondary reduction mammaplasty: Is using a different pedicle safe? Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 106(5):1004-1010, Oct. 2000.
  26. Moran SL, Serletti JM, Fox I.  Immediate free TRAM reconstruction in lumpectomy and radiation failure patients.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 106(7):1527-1531, Dec. 2000.
  27. Illig KA, Moran S, Serletti J, Ouriel K, Orlando G, Smith A, Shortell CK, Green RM.  Combined free tissue transfer and infrainguinal bypass graft: An alternative to major amputation in selected patients.  Journal of Vascular Surgery 33(1):17-23, Jan. 2001.
  28. Higgins JP, Orlando GS, Chang P, Serletti JM.  Hypothenar hammer syndrome after radial forearm flap harvest: A case report.  Journal of Hand Surgery - American Volume 26(4):772-775, July 2001.
  29. Moran SL, Serletti JM.  Outcome comparison between free and pedicled TRAM flap breast recon-struction in the obese patient.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 108(7):1954-1962, Dec. 2001.
  30. Moran SL, Illig KA, Green RM, Serletti JM.  Free-tissue transfer in patients with peripheral vascular disease: A 10-year experience.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 109(3):999-1006, Mar. 2002.
  31. Higgins JP, Fisher S, Serletti JM, Orlando GS.  Assessment of nerve graft donor sites used for reconstruction of traumatic digital nerve defects.  Journal of Hand Surgery - American Volume 27(2):286-292, Mar. 2002.
  32. Arkoulakis NS, Angel CL, DuBeshter B, Serletti JM.  Reconstruction of an extensive vulvectomy defect using the gluteus maximus fasciocutaneous V-Y advancement flap. Annals of Plastic Surgery 49(1):50-54, July 2002.
  33. Losee JE, Selber J, Vega S, Hall C, Scott G, Serletti JM.  Primary cutaneous mucormycosis: Guide to surgical management.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 49(4):385-390, Oct. 2002.
  34. Salgado CJ, Smith A, Kim S, Higgins J, Behnam A, Herrera HR, Serletti JM.  Effects of late loss of arterial inflow on free flap survival.  Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 18(7):579-584, Oct. 2002.
  35. Moran SL, Nava G, Behnam AB, Serletti JM, Behnam AH.  An outcome analysis comparing the thoracodorsal and internal mammary vessels as recipient sites for microvascular breast reconstruction: A prospective study of 100 patients.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 111(6):1876-1882, May 2003.
  36. Behnam AB, Nguyen D, Moran SL, Serletti JM.  TRAM flap breast reconstruction for patients with advanced breast disease.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 50(6):567-71, June 2003.
  37. Losee JE, Selber JC, Arkoulakis N, Serletti JM.  The cleft lateral lip element: Do traditional markings result in secondary deformities?  Annals of Plastic Surgery 50(6):594-600, June 2003.
  38. Losee JE, Jiang S, Long DE, Kreipe RE, Caldwell EH, Serletti JM.  Macromastia as an etiologic factor in bulimia nervosa: 10-year follow up after treatment with reduction mammaplasty.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 52(5):452-457, May 2004.
  39. Moran SL, Salgado CJ, Serletti JM.  Free tissue transfer in patients with renal disease.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 113(7):2006-2011, June 2004.
  40. Serletti JM, LeTourneau PR, Smith A, Coniglio JU, Popat S, Losee JE.  Transverse lag screw fixation in midline mandibulotomy: A case series revisited.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 114(1):178-185, July 2004.
  41. Alkon JD, Smith A, Losee JE, Illig KA, Green RM, Serletti JM.  Management of complex groin wounds with preferred use of the rectus femoris muscle flap.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 (accepted for publication).
  42. Gusenoff, J, Vega, SJ, Jiang, S, Behnam, AB, Sbitany, H, Herrera, HR, Smith, A, Serletti, JM.  Free Tissue Transfer: Comparison of Outcomes between University Hospitals and Community Hospitals.  Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery 118(3): 671-675, September 2006.
  43. Selber J, Vega S, Sonnad S, Serletti JM. The Relationship Between Complications and Risk Factors Following Free TRAM Breast Reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2006 56(5): 492-7.
  44. Vega, SJ, Bossert, RP, Serletti, JM.  Improving Outcomes in Bilateral Breast Reconstruction Using Autogenous Tissue.  Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2006 56(5): 487-491.
  45. Serletti, JM.  Discussion: DIEP and Pedicled TRAM flaps: A Comparison of Outcomes.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  117(6): 1720-21, May 2006.
  46. Rohrich, RJ, Serletti, JM.  Clinicopathological Conferences in Plastic Surgery: Learning from Clinical Patient Care Issues-A New Series for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  Plastic & ReconstructiveSurgery. 119(5):1613-1614, April 2007.
  47. Serletti, JM.  Discussion: Flap Ischemia after Pedicled Tissue Transfer to a Lateral Thigh Wound: An Example of Complication Assessment Using the End Result System of E.A. Codman.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007 119(5): 1604-5.
  48. Losee JE, Smith DM, Afifi AM, Jiang S, Ford MD, Vecchione L, Cooper GM, Naran S, Mooney, MP, Serletti JM.  A Successful Algorithm for Limiting Post-Operative Fistulae Following Palatal Procedures in the Patient with Orofacial Clefting.  Plast Reconstr Surg 2008 122(2): 544-54.
  49. Serletti, JM.  Discussion of: Blood Transfusion and Risk of Metastatic Disease or Recurrence in Patients Undergoing Immediate TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction: a Clinical Study and Meta-Analysis.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2007 119(7):2001-7.
  50. Vega, SJ, Nguyen, VT, Forsberg, C, Hua, LB, Kirkley SA, Herrera, HR, Serletti, JM.  Efficacy of Pre-Operative Autologous Blood Donation in Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  121(5):  241e May 2008.
  51. Vega, SJ, Smartt, JM, Jiang, S, Selber, JC, Brooks, CJM, Herrera, HR, Serletti JM.  500 Consecutive Patients with Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction: A Single Surgeon's Experience.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008 122(2): 329-39.
  52. Selber, JC, Samra, F, Bristol M, Sonnad, SS, Vega, S, Wu, L, Serletti, JM.  A Head to Head Comparison between the Muscle-Sparing Free TRAM and the SIEA Flaps:  Is the Rate of Flap Loss Worth the Gain in Abdominal Wall Function?  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  2008 122(2): 348-55.
  53. Serletti, JM.  Discussion: Management of a Complex Scalp Defect.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008 122(2):626-29.
  54. Selber, JD, Man, LX, Serletti, JM.  Abdominal Wall Following free TRAM or DIEP Reconstruction: A Meta-Analysis and Critical Review.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 124(3):752-764, September 2009.
  55. Selber, JC, Nelson J, Adayo A, Bergey M, Sonnad S, Wu, L, Serletti, JM.  Breast Cancer Screening Prior to Cosmetic Breast Surgery: ASPS Members’ Adherence to American Cancer Society Guidelines.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 124(5):1375-1385, November 2009.
  56. Selber, JC, Bergey M, Sonnad S, Kovach S, Wu L, Serletti, JM.  Free Flap Breast Reconstruction in the Elderly: Is it Safe?  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 124(4):1015-1022, October 2009.
  57. Serletti, JM.  Discussion: Microvascular Free Flap Failure Due to Unrecognized Hypercoagulability.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 124(2):496-499, August 2009.
  58. Gordon,CR, Siemionow,M, Papay,F, Pryor,L, Gatherwright,J, Kodish,E, Paradis,C, Coffman,K, Mathes,D, Losee,J, Serletti, J, Hivelin,M, Lantieri,L, Zins,J.  The World’s Experience with Facial Transplantation: What have we learned thus far?  Annals of Plastic Surgery, Oct 2009.
  59. Selber, JC, Serletti, JM.  The Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap: Myth and Reality.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 125(1):50-58, January 2010.
  60. Hubert, DH, Low, DW, Serletti, JM, Chang, B, Dormans, JP.  Fibula Free Flap Reconstruction of the Pelvis in Children after Limb-sparing Internal Hemipelvectomy for Bone Sarcoma.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 125(1):195-200, January 2010.
  61. Nelson,J, Serletti,JM, Wu,LC.  The Vastus Lateralis Muscle in Head and Neck Reconstructive: An Alternative Flap for Soft Tissue Defects.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, 64(1), 28-30, January 2010.
  62. Jandali, S, Wu ,L, Vega, S. Kovach, S, Serletti, JM.  1000 Consecutive Venous Anastomoses Using the Microvascular Anastomotic Coupler in Breast Reconstruction.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 125(3):792-798, March 2010.
  63. Selber, JC; Robb, G; Serletti, JM; Weinstein, G; Weber, R; Holsinger, C.  Transoral robotic reconstruction of oropharyneal defects, a case series.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 125(6):49, June 2010.
  64. Selber, Jesse C.; Robb, Geoff; Serletti, Joseph M.; Weinstein, Gregory; Weber, Randall; Holsinger, F. Christopher.  Transoral robotic free flap reconstruction of oropharyngeal defects: a preclinical investigation.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 125(3):896-900, March 2010.
  65. Selber,JC, Nelson,J, Fosnot,J, Goldstein,J, Bergey,M, Sonnad,SS, Serletti, JM.  A prospective study comparing the functional impact of the SIEA, DIEP, and muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps on the abdominal wall: Part 1 Unilateral Reconstruction.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,  126(4):1142-1153, October 2010.
  66. Selber,JC, Nelson,J, Fosnot,J, Goldstein,J, Bergey,M, Sonnad,SS, Serletti, JM.  A prospective study comparing the functional impact of the SIEA, DIEP, and muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps on the abdominal wall: Part 2 Bilateral Reconstruction.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,  126(5):, November 2010.
  67. Wu,L, Elliott,R, Low, DL, Weinstein,G, Serletti, JM.  Reconstruction of Complex Total Parotidectomy Defects Using the Free Anterolateral Thigh Flap: A Classification System and Algorithm.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, in press.
  68. Nelson,J Serletti, JM.  A comparison between the DIEP and msfTRAM flaps in breast reconstruction: a single surgeon’s recent experience.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in press.
  69. Fosnot J, Serletti JM. Acellular Dermal Matrix:  General Principles for the Plastic Surgeon. The Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Requested Supplement, in press.
  70. Fosnot J, Fischer JP, Smartt JM, Low DW, Kovach III SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM.  Does Previous Chest Wall Irradiation Increase Vascular Complications in Free Autologous Breast Reconstruction?  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in press.
  71. Fosnot J, Jandali S, Low DW, Kovach III SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Closer to an Understanding of Fate – The Role of Vascular Complications in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in press.
Research Publications, non-peer reviewed
  1. Serletti JM, Crawley WA, Manson PN.  Autogenous reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint.  Craniofacial IV: Proceedings of International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery 251, 1992.
  2. Serletti JM, Crawley WA, Manson PN.  Treatment of late complications of frontal sinus fractures.  Craniofacial IV, Proceedings of the International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery 269, 1992.
  3. Serletti JM.  The use of loupes in microsurgery.  Perspectives in Plastic Surgery 8:1, 1994.
  4. Serletti JM.  Breast reconstruction flaps.  Current Modalities In Surgery No. 33 of series, 1995.
  5. Serletti JM, Moran SL.  Microvascular reconstruction of the breast.  Seminars in Surgical Oncology 19:3, 2000.
  6. Moran SL, Serletti JM.  Soft tissue coverage options for dorsal foot wounds.  Foot and Ankle Clinics of North America 6(4):839-851, Dec. 2001.
  7. Serletti JM.  Flaps in autogenous breast reconstruction.  “Microsurgical Pearls” section: Annual Newsletter of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery pp. 18-20, Spring/Summer 2004.  Available on-line at http://www.microsurg.org/newsletters/spring2004/home.html.
  8. Serletti JM.  Current trends in pediatric microsurgery.  Clinics in Plastic Surgery 2005 (in press).
 
Publications
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Serletti JM, Manson PN, Leipzinger LS.  Trauma surgery.  In Hubal M, Reddy H (eds): Bone Grafts and Bone Substitutes.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co., 1992, 414-444.
  2. Serletti JM, Manson PN.  Craniofacial trauma.  Chap. 18 in Dufresne CR, Carson BS, Zinreich SJ (eds): Complex Craniofacial Problems. New York: Churchill Livingston, 1992, 373-394.
  3. Serletti JM.  The hand.  In Schwartz S (ed): Companion Handbook to Principles of Surgery, Sixth Edition.  New York: McGraw Hill Inc., 1994, 719-727.
  4. Serletti JM.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery.  In Schwartz S (ed): Companion Handbook to Principles of Surgery, Sixth Edition.  New York: McGraw Hill Inc., 1994, 729-735.
  5. Serletti JM, Ouriel K.  Free tissue transfer in lower extremity ischemia.  Chap. 14 in Ouriel K (ed):  Lower Extremity Vascular Disease.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co., 1995, 207-217.
  6. Liptak GS, Serletti JM.  Pediatric approach to craniosynostosis.  [Review]  Pediatrics in Review 19(10):352; quiz 359, Oct. 1998.
  7. Losee JE, Serletti JM, Pennino RP.  Epidermal nevus syndrome: A review and case report. [Review] Annals of Plastic Surgery 43(2):211-214, Aug. 1999.
  8. Moran SL, Herceg S, Kurtelawicz K, Serletti JM.  TRAM flap breast reconstruction with expanders and implants. [Review] AORN Journal 71(2):354-362; quiz 363-368, Feb. 2000.
  9. Serletti JM, Moran SL.  Microvascular reconstruction of the breast. [Review] Seminars in Surgical Oncology 19(3):264-271, Oct./Nov. 2000.
  10. Serletti JM, Moran SL.  Soft tissue coverage options for dorsal foot wounds. [Review] Foot & Ankle Clinics 6(4):839-851, Dec. 2001.
  11. Serletti JM.  Autogenous breast reconstruction.  Chap. 41 in Singletary SE, Robb G, Hortobagyi RN (eds): Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, Second Edition.  Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker, 2004, 413-426.
  12. Serletti JM.  Free flaps for abdominal and perineal reconstruction.  In Evans G (ed): Recon-structive Surgery of the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis.  New York: Marcel Dekker Inc., 2004, 435-448.
  13. Serletti JM, Losee J.  Reconstruction of total composite lower lip defects: Radial forearm free flap.  In Toriumi DM (ed): Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 2005 (in press).
  14. Serletti JM.  Bilateral TRAM flap breast reconstruction.  In Spear S (ed):  Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art, Second Edition.  Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 2005.
  15. Serletti JM.  The inferior gluteal flap for breast reconstruction.  In Spear S (ed):  Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art, Second Edition.  Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 2005.
  16. Serletti JM, Black KS, Hewitt CW. The Evolution of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation: the Twentieth Century Realization of “Cosmas and Damian”. Chapter 2  in C.W. Hewitt et al. (eds.),Transplantation of Composite Tissue Allografts. Springer Science +Business Media, LLC, 2008, 13-25.
  17. Serletti, JM.  Autogenous Breast Reconstruction.  In Butler,C and Fine,N(ed): Principles of Cancer Reconstructive Surgery.  New York: Springer, 2008
  18. Serletti, JM.  Autogenous Breast Reconstruction.  In Cordeiro,P(ed): Seminars in Surgical Oncology.  JohnWiley and son, Inc.  in press
  19. Serletti, JM.  Chest, Abdomen, Groin, and Back.  In Wei,F and Mardini,S(ed): Atlas of Flaps and Microsurgical Techniques.  in press
  20. Serletti, JM.  Pedicled TRAM, Free TRAM, and Perforator Flaps.  In Guyuron,B(ed): Plastic Surgery.  in press
  21. Serletti, JM.  Breast Reconstruction.  In Roses et al(ed): Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures.  Elsevier In press
  22. Serlett, JM.  Juvenile Virginal Hypertrophy of the Breast.  In Taub,P and Koch,RM(ed): Plastic Surgery Clinical Problem Solving.  McGraw-Hill Medical, in press
  23. Singletary SE, Robb GL, Hortobagyi GN. Advance Therapy of Breast Disease: Third Edition. Chapter 41 – Autologous Reconstruction.  Serletti JM, Fosnot J.  BC Decker, In Press.
  24. Grotting, Breast Volume editor.  Plastic Surgery: Third Edition. Chapter 16 – Free TRAM Breast Reconstruction.  Fosnot J, Serletti JM. Saunders, In Press.
  25. Serletti JM, Losee JE, Taub P, Wu L, editors. Current Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Chapter 21 – Orbital Fractures and Deformities.  Fosnot J, Serletti JM. McGraw-Hill. In press.
  26. Serletti JM, Losee JE, Taub P, Wu L, editors. Current Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Chapter 40 – Autologous Breast Reconstruction.  Fosnot J, Serletti JM. McGraw-Hill. In press.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies:
1977 Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
 
1978 B.S. with Distinction (top 5%)
 
1982 Alpha Omega Alpha
 
2002 Raymond Shapiro M.D. Visiting Professor
Northshore and Long Island Jewish Hospitals
 
2004, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 Nomination to Director Position, American Board of Plastic Surgery
 
2004  Annual Barwick Lecturer, Division of Plastic Surgery
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
 
2004  Robert Ivy Visiting Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006  Inaugural Peter J. Sharp Visiting Professor, Beth Israel Hospital Division of Plastic Surgery and Harvard Medical School Plastic Surgery Residency
 
2006 - 2007 ASPS/PSEF National Visiting Professor  (one of four)
 
2007  Annual Residents Research Day Visiting Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 
2007 Reed Dingman Visiting Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
2008 Walter Scott Brown Memorial Visiting Professor and Lecturer
Division of Plastic Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
 
2008 Invited International Speaker, the annual meeting of the Assiociation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa
 
2008 Honorary Membership in the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa
 
2006, 7, 8, 9, 10 "Top Doctors” Philadelphia Magazine
 
2008, 9, 10 Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors”
 
2009 Fellow, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
 
2009 Recipient of the Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin Foundation Award for Breast Cancer Research($10,000), PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference
 
2011 - 2012 “Best Doctors in America”

Dr. Joesph Serletti

 
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