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Dr. Sclafani Appointed Senior Examiner

(November 2017)  Dr Sclafani has been appointed as a Senior Examiner of the American Board of Otolaryngology for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  Only a handful of Board-certified surgeons are selected as senior examiner and are responsible for writing and administering the oral examination to physicians seeking board certification in otolaryngology.  As part of this exam, Dr. Sclafani and colleagues administer a 4- hour oral examination covering all aspects of the clinical practice of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

 

New Textbook on Rhinoplasty!

(April 2015)  Dr. Sclafani has recently published a new textbook on rhinoplasty.  Assembling an internationally known group of more than 100 facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Sclafani has compiled a comprehensive textbook entitled, Rhinoplasty: The Experts’ Reference.  Each section of the textbook focuses on a specific aspect of rhinoplasty, with each chapter concentrating on surgical solutions to complex treatment.

 

For more information, please visit the Publisher's website.

 

 

 

 

New Textbook Published: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

November 2015)  Dr. Sclafani has recently edited a comprehensive volume dedicated to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as part of a six volume set covering all of otolaryngology.   Sataloff's Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery - Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, published by JP Medical, Publishers Ltd., covers the cosmetic, functional and reconstructive aspects of facial plastic surgery.  This volume will become the “go to” reference for phyisicians practicing facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and complements the companion book Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery).

 

For more information, please visit the Publisher’s website.

 

 

New Textbook: Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

(December 2014)  Dr. Sclafani has recently published a comprehensive textbook on otolaryngology in conjunction with Thieme Medical Publishers. Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery covers all aspects of otolaryngology and is designed to serve as a reference to practicing and in-training otolaryngologists around the world. As Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Sclafani assembled a cast of prominent otolaryngologists from North America to present the most up-to-date review of the anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical and surgical treatments of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck, and wrote a substantial portion of the facial plastic and reconstructive surgery section himself. With more than 600 illustrations and 1100 pages in length, Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery will help ear nose and throat physicians provide the most current treatment to their patients.

 

For more information, please visit the Publisher's website.

 

New Textbook Published: Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

(March 2014)  -- Dr. Sclafani is pleased to announce the publication of his textbook Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery), published by JP Medical, Publishers Ltd.  Co-authored with Thomas Spalla, MD, this book provides clear descriptions of the spectrum of facial plastic and reconstructive procedures, complemented by technique illustrations and intra-operative photographs.  This is a companion Surgical Atlas to Dr. Sclafani’s upcoming textbook, Sataloff's Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery - Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

 

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New Textbook: Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead and Upper Third of the Face by PMPH-USA

(January 2012)   We are proud to announce the publication of Dr. Sclafani's textbook Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead and Upper Third of the Face by PMPH-USA.  This textbook is published as part of the Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery series, a new comprehensive collection of seven volumes covering all aspects of cosmetic care of the face, head and neck.

 

Dr. Sclafani's textbook details the surgical and non-surgical treatments available to improve the appearance of the forehead, eyes and eyebrows, including forehead and brow lifting surgical techniques, minimally invasive treatments and non-surgical treatments such as Botox, Dysport and Retylane, and is illustrated with anatomic drawings and dissections as well as pre-, intra- and post- operative photographs.  This textbook will educate other surgeons on the wide array of treatments available for the upper part of the face.


Dr. Sclafani’s Research Presentations and Scientific Publications

 

Recent Presentations:

 

  • Keynote Speaker, AnEW- Singapore conference, “Platelet-Rich Plasma and Other Platelet Preparations: An Evidence-Based Overview”, Republic of SingaporeMarch 7, 2018
  • Keynote Speaker, 16th International Congress of the Iranian Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, “Treatment of the Crooked Nose”, Tehran, IranFebruary 15, 2018
  • Panelist, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, “Facelift Complications”, Phoenix, AZOctober 27, 2017
  • Invited Speaker, 11th Annual Otolaryngology Update in NYC, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, “Evidence-Based Approach in Managing the Collapsed Nasal Valve”, New York, NYOctober 26, 2017
  • Face2Face 2017, “Platelet Therapy: To Science from Fiction”, Cannes, France, September 15, 2017
  • Invited Speaker, Tenth Annual Otolaryngology Update in NYC, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, “Large Nasal Defects: Alternatives to the Forehead Flap, New York, NYOctober 21, 2016
  • Instructional Course, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, “Strategic Nasal Reconstruction: Grafts, Local and Regional Flaps”, San Diego, CASeptember 21, 2016
  • Otolaryngology Update in NYC: 9th Annual Symposium, “Non-Surgical Submental Fat Sculpting”, New York, NYOctober 23, 2015
  • Instructional Course, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, “Strategic Nasal Reconstruction: Grafts, Local and Regional Flaps”, Dallas, TXSeptember 30, 2015

 

  • Invited Speaker, Herb Kean Lecturer in Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University, April 17, 2015.
  • Keynote Lecture, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Platelet Rich Plasma in Facial Plastic Surgery,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.
  • Invited Lecture, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Microtia Reconstruction,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.
  • Instructional Course, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Local Flaps in Nasal Reconstruction,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.

 

Recent Publications:

Journals

  • Schenck TL, Koban KC, Schlattau A, Frank A, Sclafani AP, et al.  Updated anatomy of the buccal space and its implications for plastic and reconstructive and aesthetic procedures.  J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg 2018; 71: 162- 170.  PMID: 29233508.
  • Lin J, Sclafani AP.  Otoplasty for congenital auricular malformations.  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2018; 26: 31- 40.  PMID: 29153187.
  • Sclafani AP, Victor W, Sclafani MS.  Geometric modeling of the nasal valve.  Facial Plast Surg 2017; 33: 444- 450.  PMID: 28753721.
  • Quatrano NA, Stevenson ML, Sclafani AP, Carucci J.  V-Y advancement flap for defects of the lid-cheek junction.  Facial Plast Surg 2017; 33: 329- 333.  PMID: 28571071.
  • Keesecker S, Saab J, Magro CM, Dokania V, Sclafani AP.  Cutaneous lymphadenoma: a trichoblastoma with regressive inflammatory changes.  Facial Plast Surg 2017; 33: 109- 111.  PMID: 28226379.
  • Larrabee YC, Phillips DJ, Sclafani, AP.  Trends in nasal subunit reconstruction by facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons.  Facial Plast Surg 2017; 33: 17- 19.  PMID: 28226375.
  • Krugilov I, Trujillo O, Kristen Q, Isac K, Zorko J, Fam M, Okonkwo K, Mian A, Thanh H, Koban K, Sclafani AP, Steinke H, Cotofana S.  The facial adipose tissue: a revision.  Facial Plast Surg 2016; 32: 761- 682.  PMID: 28033645.
  • Heppt W, Sclafani AP.  A Tribute to Tony Bull- Surgeon, Teacher, Leader, Gentleman.  Facial Plast Surg 2016; 32: 579- 584.  PMID: 28033630.
  • Joshi R, Sclafani AP.  The Antia-Buch chondrocutaneous advancement flap for auricular reconstruction.  Ear Nose Throat J 2016; 95: 216-7.  PMID: 27304438
  • Sclafani AP, Azzi J.  Platelet preparations for use in facial rejuvenation and wound healing: a critical review of the literature.  Aesthetic Plast Surg 2015; 39: 495- 405. PMID: 26044392
  • 11.  Lewin JM, Sclafani AP, Carucci JA.  An anteriorly based rotation flap for defects involving the lower eyelid and medial cheek.  Facial Plast Surg 2015; 31: 411- 416.  PMID: 26372717
  • Dibelius G, Sclafani AP.  Transpalpebral Midface Lift.  Facial Plast Clin North Am 2015; 23: 209- 219.

  • Cabin JA, Bassiri-Tehrani M, Sclafani, AP, Romo T.  Microtia reconstruction: autologous rib and alloplast techniques.  Facial Plast Clin North Am 2014; 22: 623- 38.

  • Sclafani AP.  Platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) for androgenetic alopecia.  Facial Plast Surg 2014; 30:219–224.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  Expanding treatment options for neuromodulators: an introduction to incobotulinumtoxinA.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 7S- 8S.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  A review of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 9S-12S.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  A review of abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport).  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 13S- 17S.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin): background, mechanism of action, and manufacturing.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 18S- 22S.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  IncobotulinumtoxinA in clinical literature.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S):23S- 34S.

  • Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  Consensus panel’s assessment and recommendations on the use of 3 botulinum toxin type A products in facial aesthetics.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S):35S- 40S.

  • Patel ZM, Setzen M, Sclafani AP, Del Gaudio JM.  Concurrent functional endoscopic sinus surgery and septorhinoplasty: using evidence to make clinical decisions.  Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013; 3: 488- 492.

  • Sclafani AP, Sclafani JA, Sclafani AM.  Successes, revisions and post-operative complications in 446 Mohs defect repairs, Facial Plastic Surg 2012; 28: 358-65.


Textbooks

  • Sclafani AP, ed.  Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery section, Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Philadelphia, PA: J.P. Brothers, Inc., 2016.
  • Sclafani AP, ed.  Rhinoplasty- The Experts’ Reference, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2015.
  • Sclafani AP, ed.  Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2015.
  • Sclafani AP, Spalla TC.  Surgical Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA: J.P. Brothers, Inc., 2014.

 

Textbook Chapters

  • Sclafani AP. Alloplasts in Nasal Surgery, in Master Techniques in Rhinoplasty and Nasal Reconstruction, Azizzadeh B, Murphy MR , Johnson C, Numa W, eds., Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2011.
  • Sclafani AP, Darr EA, Kamat A.  Surgical Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck, in Cosmetic Bootcamp Primer: Comprehensive Aesthetic Management, Beer K, ed.  London, Great Britain: Informa UK Ltd., 2011.
  • Sclafani AP, Mehta V.  Facial Contouring in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient, in Surgical Facial Rejuvenation, Schiffman M, Erian A, eds.  Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2012.
  • Sclafani AP, Rosenstein K, Rousso J. Extreme Fat: Treatment Options in Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis (Madelung’s Disease), in Body Contouring: Art, Science and Clinical Practice, DiGiuseppe A, Schiffman M, ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2010, pp. 505- 511.
  • Sclafani AP, Mehta V. Facial Contouring in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient, in Body Contouring: Art, Science and Clinical Practice, DiGiuseppe A, Schiffman MA, eds. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2010, pp. 687- 694.
  • Sclafani AP, Pearson JM. Nasal Grafts and Implants, in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Thomas JR, ed. Shelton, CT: People’s Medical Publishing House/BC Dekker, Inc. 2010, pp. 365- 76.