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Fares Samra, 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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Dr. Samra is a second year resident in the integrated general/plastic surgery program. His interests include pediatric craniofacial surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. He plans to pursue a career in academic plastic surgery.


2012 - present

Assistant Instructor in Surgery

2004 - 2008   B.A. – Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Summa Cum Laude
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2008 - 2012  M.D. – Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY
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  1. Alperovich M, Tanna N, Samra F, Blechman KM, Shapiro RL, Guth AA, Axelrod DM, Choi M, Karp NS. Nipple-sparing mastectomy in patients with a history of reduction mammaplasty or mastopexy: how safe is it? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2013 May;131(5):962-7.
  2. Salem Samra, MD; Fares Samra, BA; Yuen-Jong Liu, MD; Rajendra Sawh-Martinez, MD; John Persing, MD. Optimal Placement of a Brachioplasty Scar: A Survey Evaluation. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2013 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Weichman KE, Wilson SC, Samra F, Reavey P, Sharma S, Haddock NT. Treatment and outcomes of fingertip injuries at a large metropolitan public hospital. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2013 Jan;131(1):107-12.
  4. Samra, Fares; Greives, Matthew R; Pavlides, Savvas; Blechman, Keith M; Naylor, Sara-Megumi; Woodrell, Chris; Cadacio, Caprice; Levine, Jamie P; Warren, Stephen M; Gold, Leslie I. “Exogenous Calreticulin Improves Diabetic Wound Healing.” Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2012 Sep-Oct;20(5):715-30.
  5. Selber, Jesse C. M.D., M.P.H.; Samra, Fares B.A.; Bristol, Mirar M.A.; Sonnad, Seema S. Ph.D.; Vega, Stephen M.D.; Wu, Liza M.D.; Serletti, Joseph M. M.D.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. 122(2): 348-355, August 2008.

Dr. Fares Samra

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