Tag Archive for ‘reconstructive surgery’
Caring for the Hiroshima Maidens
Describes the work and enduring legacy of the U.S. surgeons who treated the “Hiroshima Maidens”—Japanese women who were disfigured as a result of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.
The Great War and the evolution of plastic and reconstructive surgery
The early growth of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and the influence of World War I military tactics on the development of the specialty, are discussed.
Dr. Timothy Miller: A career in service to military, patients, veterans
Timothy A. Miller, MD, FACS, former chief, division of plastic surgery, University of California-Los Angeles, and co-founder of Operation Mend—a program that provides reconstructive surgery to severely wounded veterans of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq—is the subject of this profile.