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Valeriy Shubinets, M.D.
Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident

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

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Valeriy Shubinets is a third-year resident in the integrated plastic surgery program.  He plans to pursue a career in academic plastic surgery.

2013 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2008 - 2013 MD – Medical Education
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
2003 - 2007  BS – Chemistry
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
2007 Phi Beta Kappa

Dr. Shubinets is interested in research related to abdominal wall reconstruction, microsurgery, and craniofacial development.

  1. Fischer JP, Basta MN, Shubinets V, Serletti JM, Fosnot J. A Systematic Meta-analysis of Prosthetic-Based Breast Reconstruction in Irradiated Fields With or Without Autologous Muscle Flap Coverage. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Gfrerer L, Shubinets V, Hoyos T, Kong Y, Nguyen C, Pietschmann P, Morton CC, Mass RL, Liao EC. Functional analysis of SPECC1L in craniofacial development and oblique facial cleft pathogenesis. Plast Reconstr Surg 2014, 134(4): 748-59.
  3. Kamel G, Hoyos T, Rochard L, Dougherty M, Kong Y, Tse W, Shubinets V, Grimaldi M, Liao EC. Requirement for frzb and fzd7a in cranial neural crest convergence and extension mechanisms during zebrafish palate and jaw morphogenesis.  Dev Biol 2013, 381(2): 423-33.
  4. Dougherty M, Kamel G, Grimaldi M, Gfrerer L, Shubinets V, Ethier R, Hickey G, Cornell RA, Liao EC.  Distinct requirements for wnt9a andirf6 in extension and integration mechanisms during zebrafish palate morphogenesis. Development2013, 140(1): 76-81.  
  5. Dougherty M, Kamel GN, Shubinets V, Hickey G, Grimaldi M, Liao EC. Embryonic fate map of first pharyngeal arch structures in the sox10:kaede zebrafish transgenic model. J Craniofac Surg2012, 23(5): 1333-7.
  6. V. Shubinets, M. P. Schramm, S. A. Kozmin. Preparation and [2+2] cycloaddition of 1-triisopropylsiloxy-1-hexyne with methyl crotonate: 2-butyl-4-methyl-2-triisopropylsiloxy-cyclobut-2-enecarboxylic acid methyl ester. Organic Syntheses 2010, 87: 253-262.
2011 - 2012 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship

Valeriy Shubinets

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