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Jonas A. Nelson, M.D.
Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident

 
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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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jonas.nelson@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Nelson is a fifth year resident in the Integrated Plastic Surgery program.  His clinical and research interests focus on reconstructive microsurgery and general plastic surgery outcomes.  Prior to starting his residency, he completed a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania with the Division of Plastic Surgery.  He plans to pursue a career in academic plastic surgery.

 
Appointments
2014 - present Instructor in Surgery
 
2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2005 - 2010 MD University of Maryland School of Medicine
 
2000 - 2004 BA Johns Hopkins University
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2011 - present Resident in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2011 Intern in Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
   
2008 - 2009 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
Memberships/Societies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
2008 - 2009 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
2004 - 2005 Research Assistant
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Original Papers
  1. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Chung C, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Risk of Readmission following Immediate Breast Reconstruction: Results from the 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data Sets. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Aug;134(2):193e-201e. doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000000319. PubMed PMID: 25068340
  2. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Mackay DJ, Mirzabeigi MN, Cabiling DS, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. The Limited Incision Harvest of the Rectus Femoris Flap for Complex Groin Wound Management. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25046666.
  3. Nelson JA and Stransky CA, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Reexamining Free Flap Breast Reconstruction in the Community and University Setting: Is There a Difference? Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25046665.
  4. Fischer JP, Wes AM, Wink JD, Nelson JA, Rohrbach JI, Braslow BM, Kovach SJ.  Analysis of perioperative factors associated with increased cost following abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR). Hernia. 2014 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25038893.
  5. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ. Reply: Assessing Risk Factors of Respiratory Complications following Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014  Jul;134(1):169e-70e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000272. PubMed PMID: 25028839.
  6. Fischer JP, Wink JD, Tuggle CT, Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Predictive risk model of 30-day mortality in plastic and reconstructive surgery patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1):156-64. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000273. PubMed PMID: 25028823.
  7. Hsu VM, Tahiri Y, Wes AM, Yan C, Selber JC, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Does Breast Reconstruction Impact the Decision of Patients to Pursue Cosmetic Surgery? Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:  25003406.
  8. Fischer JP, Wes AM, Nelson JA, Basta M, Rohrbach JI, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Propensity-Matched, Longitudinal Outcomes Analysis of Complications and Cost: Comparing Abdominal Free Flaps and Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Aug;219(2):303-312. doi: 0.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.02.028. Epub 2014 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 24916480.
  9. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. Breast reconstruction in the  morbidly obese patient: assessment of 30-day complications using the 2005 to 2010 national surgical quality improvement program data sets. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jun;133(6):882e-883e. doi: 0.1097/PRS.0000000000000186. PubMed PMID: 24867748.
  10. Pannucci CJ and Nelson JA, Chung CU, Fischer JP, Kanchwala SK, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Medicinal leeches for surgically uncorrectable venous congestion after free flap breast reconstruction. microsurgery. 2014 May 22. doi: 10.1002/micr.22277. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24848693.
  11. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Serletti JM. Breast reconstruction with free tissue transfer from the abdomen in the morbidly obese. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May;133(5):714e-715e. doi: 0.1097/PRS.0000000000000143. PubMed PMID: 24776576.
  12. Wink JD, Wes AM, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Stranksy C, Kovach SJ 3rd. Risk factors associated with early failure in complex abdominal wall reconstruction: A 5 year single surgeon experience. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24693869.
  13. Wes AM, Cleveland E, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Kovach SJ, Kanchwala S, Serletti  JM, Wu LC. Do Prior Abdominal Surgeries Increase Complications in Abdominally Based Breast Reconstructions? Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24691317.
  14. Wink JD, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Direct-to-implant breast reconstruction: An analysis of 1612 cases from the ACS-NSQIP surgical outcomes database. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24673121.
  15. Fischer JP and Nelson JA, Shang EK, Wink JD, Wingate NA, Woo EY, Jackson BM, Kovach SJ, Kanchwala S. Predicting the need for muscle flap salvage after open groin vascular procedures: A clinical assessment tool. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24666001.
  16. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Chung CU, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Preoperative anemia impacts early postoperative recovery following autologous breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Jun;67(6):797-803. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.02.017. Epub 2014 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 24613772.
  17. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Wink JD, Kovach SJ 3rd. A population-level analysis of bilateral breast reduction: does age affect early complications? Aesthet Surg J.  2014 Mar;34(3):409-16. doi: 10.1177/1090820X14525393. Epub 2014 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 24604788.
  18. Cleveland EC, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Wink JD, Levin LS, Kovach SJ 3rd. Free flap lower extremity reconstruction in the obese population: does weight matter? J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 May;30(4):263-70. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1357279. Epub 2014 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 24590322.
  19. Lu SM and Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Goldstein J, Selber JC, Serletti JM, Wu LC. The impact of complications on function, health, and satisfaction following abdominally based autologous breast reconstruction: a prospective evaluation. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 May;67(5):682-92. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.01.017. Epub 2014 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 24553313.
  20. Wink JD, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Cleveland EC, Kovach SJ 3rd. Free tissue transfer for complex reconstruction of the lower extremity: experience of a young microsurgeon. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 Jun;30(5):349-58. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1363772. Epub 2014 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 24535676.
  21. Grover R, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC. The impact of perforator number on deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction. Arch Plast Surg. 2014 Jan;41(1):63-70. doi:10.5999/aps.2014.41.1.63. Epub 2014 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 24511497; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC3915159.
  22. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Cleveland EC, Wink JD, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ 3rd. Abdominal wall reconstruction in the obese: an assessment of complications from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program datasets. Am J Surg. 2014 Apr;207(4):467-75. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.08.047. Epub 2014 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 24507860.
  23. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Chung CU, West A, Tuggle CT, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Obesity and early complications following reduction mammaplasty: An analysis of 4545 patients from the 2005-2011 NSQIP datasets. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24506446.
  24. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Wink JD, Kovach SJ 3rd. A population-level analysis of abdominal wall reconstruction by component separation in the morbidly obese patient: Can it be performed safely? J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24495185.
  25. Fischer JP, Wink JD, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ 3rd. Among 1,706 cases of abdominal wall reconstruction, what factors influence the occurrence of major operative complications? Surgery. 2014 Feb;155(2):311-9. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.08.014. PubMed PMID: 24433774.
  26. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Yan C, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. The impact of obesity on abdominal wall function after free autologous breast reconstruction. Microsurgery. 2014 Jul;34(5):352-60. doi: 10.1002/micr.22218. Epub 2013 Dec 26. PubMed PMID: 24375437.
  27. Fischer JP, Wes AM, Wink JD, Nelson JA, Braslow BM, Kovach SJ. Analysis of risk factors, morbidity, and cost associated with respiratory complications following abdominal wall reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan;133(1):147-56. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000436836.96194.a2. PubMed PMID: 24374674.
  28. Fischer JP, Cleveland EC, Shang EK, Nelson JA, Serletti JM. Complications following reduction mammaplasty: a review of 3538 cases from the 2005-2010 NSQIP data sets. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jan 1;34(1):66-73. doi: 10.1177/1090820X13515676. Epub 2013 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 24334499.
  29. Fischer JP, Shang EK, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Patterns of preoperative laboratory testing in patients undergoing outpatient plastic surgery procedures. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jan 1;34(1):133-41. doi: 10.1177/1090820X13515880. Epub 2013 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 24334303.
  30. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Grover R, Cleveland E, Erdmann-Sager J, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  The impact of anemia on microsurgical breast reconstruction complications and outcomes.  Microsurg. 2013 Nov 4.
  31. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Wes AM, Wink JD, Yan C, Braslow BM, Chen L, Kovach SJ. The use epidurals in abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR): an analysis of outcomes and cost. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  32. Fischer JP, Shang EK, Butler CE, Nelson JA, Braslow BM, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Validated model for predicting postoperative respiratory failure: analysis of 1706 abdominal wall reconstructions. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov;132(5):826e-35e.
  33. Fischer JP, Cleveland EC, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC, Kanchwala S. Breast reconstruction in the morbidly obese patient: assessment of 30-day complications using the 2005 to 2010 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data sets. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Oct;132(4):750-61.
  34. Cleveland EC, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Sieber B, Low DW, Kovach SJ 3rd, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Optimizing the fascial closure: an analysis of 1261 abdominally based free flap reconstructions. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Sep;71(3):255-60.
  35. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC, Kanchwala S. Impact of Obesity on Outcomes in Breast Reconstruction: Analysis of 15,937 Patients from the ACS-NSQIP Datasets. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul 25 [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23891077.
  36. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Au A, Ct T 3rd, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Complications and morbidity following breast reconstruction - a review of 16,063 cases from the 2005-2010 NSQIP datasets. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2013 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23865900.
  37. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Peri-operative risk factors associated with early tissue expander (TE) loss following immediate breast reconstruction (IBR): A review of 9305 patients from the 2005-2010 ACS-NSQIP datasets. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23845908.
  38. Fischer JP, Mirzabeigi MN, Sieber BA, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Kovach SJ, Low DW,Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. Outcome analysis of 244 consecutive flaps for managing complex groin wounds. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23831123.
  39. Cleveland, E, Fischer, JP, Nelson, JA, Sieber, B, Low, DW, Kovach, SJ, Wu, LC, and JM Serletti. Optimizing the fascial closure: an analysis of 1,261 abdominally-based reconstructions.  Accepted to Annals of Plastic Surgery.
  40. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Pasick C, Nelson P, Chen AJ, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Chronic Pain Following Abdominal Free Flap Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Pilot Analysis. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23788145.
  41. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Radecki MA, Pasick C, McGrath J, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Delayed autologous breast reconstruction: Factors which influence patient decision making. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23886556.
  42. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Brazio PS, Kovach SJ, Rosson GD, Rad AN. A review of propeller flaps for distal lower extremity soft tissue reconstruction: Is flap loss too high? Microsurgery. 2013 Jul 16. doi: 10.1002/micr.22134. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23861186.
  43. Nelson P, Nelson JA, Chen AJ, Kofke WA. An alternative position for the BIS-Vista montage in frontal approach neurosurgical cases. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2013 Apr;25(2):135-42. PubMed PMID: 23456030.
  44. Fischer JP, Wes A, Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Kovach SJ. Factors associated with readmission following plastic surgery- a review of 10,669 procedures from 2011 American College of Surgeons Nation Surgery Quality Improvement Project (ACS-NSQIP) dataset. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23676965.
  45. Mirzabeigi MN, Smartt JM, Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Serletti JM, Wu LC. An Assessment of the Risks and Benefits of Immediate Autologous Breast Reconstruction in Patients Undergoing Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Mar 28.
  46. Fischer JP, Wink JD, Nelson JA, Cleveland E, Grover R, Wu LC, Levin LS, Kovach SJ. A Retrospective Review of Outcomes and Flap Selection in Free Tissue Transfers for Complex Lower Extremity Reconstruction. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013  Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23599213.
  47. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Cleveland E, Sieber B, Rohrbach JI, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. Breast reconstruction modality outcome study: a comparison of expander/implants and free flaps in select patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May;131(5):928-34.
  48. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Sieber B, Cleveland E, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM,Kanchwala S. Free tissue transfer in the obese patient: an outcome and costanalysis in 1258 consecutive abdominally based reconstructions. Plast ReconstrSurg. 2013 May;131(5):681e-92e.
  49. Fischer JP, Sieber B, Nelson JA, Cleveland E, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Kanchwala S,Serletti JM. Comprehensive outcome and cost analysis of free tissue transfer for breast reconstruction: an experience with 1303 flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb;131(2):195-203. PubMed PMID: 23357982.
  50. Fischer JP, Sieber B, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ, Taylor JA, Serletti JM, Wu LC, Kanchwala S, Bartlett SP, Low DW. A 15-year Experience of Complex Scalp Reconstruction Using Free Tissue Transfer-Analysis of Risk Factors for Complications. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2012 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23254537.
  51. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Sieber B, Stransky C, Kovach SJ, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Transfusions in Autologous Breast Reconstructions: An Analysis of Risk Factors,Complications, and Cost. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]PubMed PMID: 23241792.
  52. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Mirzabeigi MN, Wang GJ, Foley PJ 3rd, Wu LC, Woo EY,Kanchwala S. Prophylactic muscle flaps in vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2012Apr;55(4):1081-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.10.110. Epub 2011 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 22209610.
  53. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Mirzabeigi MN, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S. Perioperative hemodynamics in free flap breast reconstruction: incidence, predictors, and management of tachycardia. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Oct;69(4):356-60. doi:10.1097/SAP.0b013e318244e1c3. PubMed PMID: 22868304.
  54. Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Rohrbach JI, Wu LC, Woo EY, Kovach SJ, Low DW, SerlettiJM, Kanchwala S. Prophylactic muscle flaps in vascular surgery: the Penn Groin Assessment Scale. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun;129(6):940e-949e. PubMed PMID: 22327893
  55. Nelson JA, Tchou J, Domchek S, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Breast reconstruction in bilateral prophylactic mastectomy patients: factors that influence decision making. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Nov;65(11):1481-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2012.05.001. Epub 2012 May 27. PubMed PMID: 22640643.
  56. Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Age and abdominal wall strength: Assessing the aging abdominal wall after autologous breast reconstruction. Microsurgery. 2012 Apr 18. doi: 0.1002/micr.21984. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22511251.
  57. Nelson JA, Nelson P, Tchou J, Serletti JM, Wu LC. The ethnic divide in breast reconstruction: a review of the current literature and directions for future research. Cancer Treat Rev. 2012 Aug;38(5):362-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2011.12.011. Epub 2012 Feb 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 22321197.
  58. Nelson JA, Kim EM, Eftakhari K, Low DW, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Late venous thrombosis in free flap breast reconstruction: strategies for salvage after this real entity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012  jan;129(1):8e-15e. doi:10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182361f7f. PubMed PMID: 22186589.
  59. Wang TY, Nelson JA, Corrigan D, Commack T, Serletti JM. Contribution of plastic surgery to a health care system: our economic value to hospital profitability. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jan;129(1):154e-160e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182362b36. PubMed PMID: 21915078.
  60. Nelson J.A., Tchou J., Domchek S., Low D.W., Serletti J.M., Wu L.C.  Breast reconstruction - a historical perspective on available techniques for patients electing bilateral mastectomy.  Current Cancer Therapy Reviews 2011 7:4 (272-281)
  61. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Sonnad SS, Low DW, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Breast reconstruction with free tissue transfer from the abdomen in the morbidly obese.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun;127(6):2206-13. PubMed PMID: 21617454.
  62. Serletti JM, Fosnot J, Nelson JA, Disa JJ, Bucky LP. Breast reconstruction after breast cancer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun;127(6):124e-35e. PubMed PMID: 21617423.
  63.  Jandali S, Nelson JA, Bergey MR, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM. Evaluating the Use of a Barbed Suture for Skin Closure during Autologous Breast Reconstruction. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2011 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21437863.
  64. Selber JC, Fosnot J, Nelson J, Goldstein J, Bergey M, Sonnad S, Serletti JM. A prospective study comparing the functional impact of SIEA, DIEP, and muscle-sparing free  TRAM flaps on the abdominal wall: Part II. Bilateral reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Nov;126(5):1438-53. PubMed PMID:21042100.
  65. Nelson JA, Guo Y, Sonnad SS, Low DW, Kovach SJ 3rd, Wu LC, Serletti JM. A Comparison between DIEP and muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps in breast reconstruction: a single surgeon's recent experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Nov;126(5):1428-35. PubMed PMID: 21042098.
  66. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap for breast reconstruction in patients with prior abdominal contouring procedures. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2010 Nov;26(9):607-14.  Epub 2010 Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 20922654.
  67. Selber JC, Nelson J, Fosnot J, Goldstein J, Bergey M, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM. A prospective study comparing the functional impact of SIEA, DIEP, and muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps on the abdominal wall: part I. unilateral reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct;126(4):1142-53. PubMed PMID: 20885239.
  68. Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  A Novel Technique for Lower Extremity Limb Salvage: The Vastus Lateralis Muscle Flap with Concurrent Use of the Vacuum Assisted Closure Device.  J Recon Microsurg. 2010 Mar 22 [epub ahead of print]. PMID: 20309803.
  69. Nelson JA, Serletti JM, Wu LC. The Vastus Lateralis Muscle flap in head and neck reconstruction: an alternative flap for soft tissue defects.  Ann Plast Surg.  2010 Jan; 64(1):28-30.  PMID: 20023453
  70. Selber JC, Nelson JA, Ashana BA,, Bergey MR, Bristol MN, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  Breast Cancer Screening Prior to Cosmetic Breast Surgery: ASPS Member’s Adherence to American Cancer Society Guidelines.  Plast Reconstr Surg.  2009 Nov;124(5):1375:1375-85. PMID: 20009821.
  71. Montes CL, Chapoval AI, Nelson J, Orhue V, Zhang X, Schulze DH, Strome SE, Gastman BR.  Tumor-induced senescent T-cells with suppressor  function: a potential form of tumor immune evasion.  Cancer Res. 2008  Feb 1;68(3):870-9.
  72. Alberg A, Yung R, Strickland P, Nelson J.  “Respiratory cancer and exposure to  arsenic, chromium, nickel, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.”  Clin Occup  Environ Med.  2002;2:779-801.

Abstracts

  1. Wes AM, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, and Kovach SJ. Complications in Body Contouring: An Analysis of 1,797 Patients From the 2006-2010 National Surgical Quality Improvement (NSQIP) Databases. 59th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons. March 9, 2013. Bethlehem, PA.
  2. Wes AM, Cleveland EC, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Kovach SJ, Kanchwala S, Serletti JM, and Wu LC. Do prior abdominal surgeries increase complications in abdominally-based breast reconstructions? 59th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons. March 9, 2013. Bethlehem, PA.
  3. Wink JD, Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Cleveland EC, Grover R, Wu LC, Kanchwala S, Levin LS, Kovach SJ.  Free Tissue Transfers for Complex Lower Extremity Reconstruction: A Five Year Institutional Experience. 59th Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting. March 9, 2013. Bethlehem, PA.
  4. Lu SM, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Examining the prospective effects of complications on function, health, and patient satisfaction following autologous breast reconstruction.  59th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.March 9, 2013. Bethlehem, PA.
  5. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Au A, Tuggles CT, Serletti JM, Wu LC. Complications and Morbidity following breast reconstruction: a review of 16,063 cases from the 2005-2010 NSQIP datasets.  59th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.  March 9, 2013.  Bethlehem, PA.
  6. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Lu S, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  Preoperative anemia impacts early postoperative recovery following autologous breast reconstruction patients: results from a prospective study.  59th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.  March 9, 2013.  Bethlehem, PA.
  7. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Grover R, Nelson P, Au A, Sieber B, Fosnot J, Serletti JM, Wu LC Behind the Drapes: An analysis of anesthetic and perioperative management in 687 autologous breast reconstruction patients. February 26, 2013.  Santiago, Chile
  8. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Pasick C, Nelson P, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM.  Chronic pain following abdominal free flap breast reconstruction: a prospective analysis.  International Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.  February 26, 2013. Santiago, Chile.
  9. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Pasick C, Nelson P, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM.  Chronic pain following abdominal free flap breast reconstruction: a prospective analysis.  American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting.  January 17, 2013.  Naples, Florida.
  10. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Seiber, Kovach SJ, Bartlett SP, Serletti JM, Taylor JA, Kanchwala S, Low DW.  A 15-year Experience with Complex Scalp Reconstruction Using Free Tissue Transfer: Analysis of Risk Factors for Complications.  BAPRAS 2012 Winter Scientific Meeting. December 5, 2012. London, England.
  11. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Sieber B, Cleveland E, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S.  Comprehensive analysis of complications and cost following free tissue transfer for breast reconstruction-An experience with 1,303 flaps.  BAPRAS 2012 Winter Scientific Meeting. December 4, 2012. London, England.
  12. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Sieber B, Cleveland E, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Kanchwala S.  Comprehensive analysis of complications and cost following free tissue transfer for breast reconstruction-An experience with 1,303 flaps.  BAPRAS 2012 Winter Scientific Meeting. December 4, 2012. London, England.
  13. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Seiber, Kovach SJ, Bartlett SP, Serletti JM, Taylor JA, Kanchwala S, Low DW. A 15-year Experience with Complex Scalp Reconstruction Using Free Tissue Transfer: Analysis of Risk Factors for Complications 29th annual meeting of the northeastern society of plastic surgeons.  September 27th, 2012.  Boston Ma.
  14. Emily C. Cleveland, BA, John P. Fischer, MD, Jonas A. Nelson, MD, Brady Sieber, BA, Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD, Liza C. Wu, MD, Joseph M. Serletti, MD.  Optimizing the fascial closure: an analysis of 812 abdominally-based reconstructions 29th annual meeting of the northeastern society of plastic surgeons.  September 27th, 2012.  Boston Ma.
  15. Stransky C, Serletti JM, Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Wu LC.  Free Tissue Transfer for Breast Reconstruction in the Community and University Settings: Is There a difference?   29th annual meeting of the northeastern society of plastic surgeons.  September 27th, 2012.  Boston Ma.
  16. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Pasick C, Nelson P, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM.  Chronic pain following abdominal free flap breast reconstruction: a prospective analysis.  29th annual meeting of the northeastern society of plastic surgeons.  September 27th, 2012.  Boston Ma.
  17. Nelson JA, Grover R, Fischer JP, Kovach SJ, Low DW, Kanchwala S, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  interpositional vein grafts in microsurgery: a useful tool or a flail attempt?  29th annual meeting of the northeastern society of plastic surgeons.  September 27th, 2012.  Boston Ma.
  18. Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Nelson P, Au A, Fosnot J, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  Volume overloaded: is there a relationship with major complications in immediate autologous breast reconstruction?  58th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons. March 3rd, 2012.  Philadelphia, PA.
  19. Nelson JA, Elliott RM, Smartt JM, Taylor JA, Bartlett SPDoes Conventional Posterior vault Remodeling Alter Endocranial Morphology in Patients With True lambdoid Synostosis.  58th Annual Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.  March 3rd, 2012.  Philadelphia, PA
  20. Fischer, Nelson, Prophylactic groin flaps in vascular surgery: a cohort study evaluating efficacy, indications, and treatment algorithm.  Annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Amelia Island, Fl.
  21. Fischer JP, Mirzabeigi M, Nelson JA, Kanchwala S, Serletti J.  The physiology of free flap  breast reconstruction: incidence and management of postoperative tachycardia.  Presented at the 23rd Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons,  Amelia Island, Fl.
  22. Rad A.  Ohkuma R, Rodriguez E, Christy M, Nelson JA, Rosson G.  Perofrator-based  Propeller Flaps in Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Distal Lower Extremity. Presented at the 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive  Microsurgery.  June 29-July2, 2011. Helsinki, Finland.
  23. Fischer JP, Mirzabeigi M, Nelson JA, Kanchwala S, Serletti J.  The physiology of free flap     breast reconstruction: incidence and management of postoperative  tachycardia.  Presented at the 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  June 29-July2, 2011. Helsinki, Finland.
  24. Mirzabeigi M, Smartt J, Fosnot J, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Sereltti JM.  The Effect of  Postoperative Radiation in Assessing the Risks and Benefits of Immediate  Bilateral Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.  the 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  June 29-July2, 2011. Helsinki, Finland.
  25. Mirzabeigi M, Smartt J, Fosnot J, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Sereltti JM.  The Effect of  Postoperative Radiation in Assessing the Risks and Benefits of Immediate Bilateral Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.  Presented at the 22nd annual  meeting of the European Association of Plastic Surgeons.  June 2-4, 2011.          Mykonos, Greece
  26. Mirzabeigi M, Smartt J, Fosnot J, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Sereltti JM.  The Effect of  Postoperative Radiation in Assessing the Risks and Benefits of Immediate  Bilateral Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.  54th Annual  Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons.  June 2-4.  White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia.
  27. Nelson JA, Domchek SM, Tchou J, Serletti JM, Wu LC.  Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and breast reconstruction: What influences the decision? Presented at the 54th   Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons.  June 2-4.  White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia.
  28. Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM.  Age and abdominal wall strength: assessing  the aging abdominal wall after autologous breast reconstruction.  Presented at  the 2011 Annual meeting of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery.  Philadelphia, PA.  February 7, 2011.
  29. Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Serletti JM.  Age and abdominal wall strength: assessing the aging abdominal wall after autologous breast reconstruction.  Presented at  the 2011 Annual meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive  Microsurgery.  January 15-18.  Cancun, Mexico.
  30. Wang TY, Nelson JA, Corrigan D, Sereltti JM.  Contribution of Plastic Surgery to a Healthcare System: Our Economic Value to Hospital Bottom Line.  Presented at  the 2011 Annual meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive  Microsurgery.  January 15-18.  Cancun, Mexico.
  31. Selber JC, Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Goldstein J, Bergey M, Sonnad S, Serletti JM.  Comparing the Functional Impact of the SIEA, DIEP and msfTRAM on the Abdominal Wall: an Update on a Prospective Study.  Presented at the 89th Annual meeting of the    American Association of Surgeons.  March 20-23, 2010.  San Antonio, Texas.
  32. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Sonnad SS, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM.  Breast Reconstruction with Free Tissue Transfer from the Abdomen in the Morbidly Obese.  Presented at the 89th Annual meeting of the American Association of Surgeons.  March 20-  23, 2010.  San Antonio, Texas.
  33. Wang TY, Nelson JA, Corrigan D, Sereltti JM.  Contribution of Plastic Surgery to a Healthcare System: Our Economic Value to Hospital Bottom Line.  Presented at the 89th Annual meeting of the American Association of Surgeons.  March 20-23, 2010.  San Antonio, Texas.
  34. Selber JC, Nelson JA, Fosnot J, Goldstein J, Bergey M, Sonnad S, Serletti JM.  Comparing     the Functional Impact of the SIEA, DIEP and msfTRAM on the Abdominal Wall: an Update on a Prospective Study.  Presented at the 56th Annual meeting of the Robert H Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.  March 5-6, 2010.  Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  35. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Wu LC, Serletti JM.  Free Transverse Rectus Myocutaneous Flap for   Breast Reconstruction in Patients with Prior Abdominal Contouring Procedures.  Poster Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  January 9-12, 2010.  Boca Raton, Florida.
  36. Nelson JA, Guo Y, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM.   An analysis of complications in DIEP and msfTRAM flaps in Breast Reconstruction: A single surgeon’s recent experience.  Presented at the 5th congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  June 24-27, 2009.  Okinawa, Japan
  37. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM.  Breast Reconstruction with Free Tissue Transfer from the Abdomen in the Morbidly Obese.  Presented at the 5th congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  June 24-27, 2009.  Okinawa, Japan
  38. Jandali S, Nelson JA, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM.  Evaluation of the use of a Barbed Suture for Skin Closure during Autologous Breast reconstruction.  Presented at the ASPS/IQUAM Transatlantic Innovations: New Frontiers in Plastic Surgery conference.  April 4-7, 2009 Paris, France.
  39. Nelson JA, Guo Y, Sonnad SS, Serletti JM.   An analysis of complications in DIEP and msfTRAM flaps in Breast Reconstruction: A single surgeon’s recent experience.  Presented at the 55th annual scientific meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons.  April 17-18, 2009.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  40. Rad AN, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED, Park JE, Nelson JA, Bansal A, Rosson GD.  Distal Lower Extremity Reconstruction with 180-degree Perforator based propeller Flaps: microsurgery without the anastomosis.  Presented at the 2009 Annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  January 7-13, 2009.  Maui, Hawaii.
Book Chapters
  1. Nelson P, Nelson JA, and Singh N. Vasopressors. Chapter in: Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. (In Press)
 
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