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Frederick J. Duffy, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.

Education

  • 1983 B.S. Boston College
  • 1987 M.D. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Postdoctoral Training

Internships and Residencies
  • 1987 – 1988 Surgical Intern, Harvard Surgical Service, New England Deaconess Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1988 – 1990 General Surgical Resident, Harvard Surgical Service,New England Deaconess Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1992 – 1993 General Surgical Resident, Harvard Surgical Service, New England Deaconess Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1993 – 1994 Chief Resident, Harvard Surgical Service, New England Deaconess Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1994 – 1995 Senior Resident, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston Massachusetts
  • 1995 – 1996 Chief Resident, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston Massachusetts
  • 1996 – 1997 Reconstructive Fellowship (Hand and Microsurgery focus), Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts (6 months)

Research Fellowships

  • 1990 – 1992 Research Fellow in Reconstructive and Microvascular Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts

Licensure and Certification:

  • 1988 National Board of Medical Examiners, #338192
  • 1989 Massachusetts Medical License, #70491
  • 1995 Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, #40033
  • 1997 Texas Medical License, #K2452
  • 1998 Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery, #5585

Academic Appointments

  • 1987 – 1994 Clinical Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • 1990 – 1992 Research Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • 1993 – 1994 Administrative Chief Resident, Harvard Medical School, New England Deaconess Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1994 – 1995 Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • 1995 – 1996 Assistant in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • 1998 – 2005 Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • 2005 – present Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Hospital Appointments

  • 1990 – 1992 Research Staff, Brigham and Women’s and Children’s Hospitals; Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1990 – 1992 Emergency Department Staff, Lawrence General Hospital; Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1990 – 1992 Surgical Staff, Cambridge Hospital; Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1997 – present Medical City Dallas Hospital; Children’s Hospital of Dallas; Parkland Hospital
  • 2002 – present Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  • 2004 – present North Central Surgical Center
  • 2012 – present Presbyterian Dallas
  • 2013 – present Legent Medical Center
  • 2015 – present Methodist Richadrson Medical Center
  • 2016 – present Alliance Medical center
  • 2016 – present THR Flower Mound
  • 2017 – present Medical City Plano

Work Experience

  • 1997 – present Founding Partner, Texas Plastic Surgery Associates and Texas Center for Breast Reconstruction
  • 2017 – present Dallas Regional Medical Director, AngelMD
  • 2018 – present Scientific Advisory Board, AngelMD
  • 2005 – present Partner, North Central Surgical Center Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • 1982 Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
  • 1983 B.S. Magna cum Laude, Boston College
  • 1987 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 1990 American Association for Hand Surgery; Young Investigator Award
  • 2008 Southern Regional High School; Alumni Wall of Fame
  • 2016 Frist Humanitarian Physician Award; Medical City Dallas

Professional Societies

  • 1997 Dallas County Medical Society
  • 1997 Texas Medical Association
  • 1998 Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • 1999 American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • 1999 Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • 2000 Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • 2001 American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • 2008 American Association of Plastic Surgeons

Committees

  • 2005 – 2009 Chair, Governing Board; North Central Surgical Center
  • 2006 Medical City Dallas Executive Committee; Surgery at Large Representative
  • 2012 – 2017 Breast Program Leadership Committee, Medical City Dallas
  • 2005 – present Reviewer, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2015 – present Volunteers in Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • 2015 – present Breast Program Leadership Committee, Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Community

  • 2007 – present Medical Advisory Board; Living Beyond Breast Cancer
  • 2008 – 2014 Board of Directors; Wilkinson Center
  • 2009 – 2011 Board Chair; Wilkinson Center
  • 2008 – 2015 Medical Advisory Board; P.L.A.Y. Foundation
  • 2017 – present Momentum Society Member; Café Momentum

Teaching Experience

  • 1987 – 1994 Clinical Instructor of Medical Students in General Surgery, New England Deaconess Hospital
  • 1990 – 1992 Instruction of General Surgical, Neurosurgical and Urologic Residents in microsurgical techniques; Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • 1993 Director, Intern Orientation Course, Harvard Surgical; Service, New England Deaconess Hospital
  • 1994 – 1996 Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1998 – present Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Global Health and Surgery

  • 2010 – present Recurring visiting staff with Partners in Health in Haiti to improve plastic surgical education of existing residents in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, and family practice and lay the building blocks for an eventual plastic surgical residency in Haiti
  • 2013 – present Plastic surgical faculty for the Haitian Annual Assembly for Orthopedic Trauma; a yearly course for all orthopedic residents to advance orthopedic training in Haiti, including the use of soft tissue flaps to cover traumatic and other soft tissue defects involving underlying bones and fractures.
  • 2018 – present Steering Committee Member and Faculty, Zanme Lasante Plastic Surgical Residency, Haiti

Invited Lectures

  • 8/2/95 “Management of Facial Soft Tissue Trauma”, Oral Surgery Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 11/20/96 “Microvascular Lower Extremity Reconstruction”, Podiatry Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • 6/17/97 “Update on Contemporary Microsurgery”, Dallas County Chapter of American Association of Medical Assistants
  • 1/17/98 “Microsurgical Salvage of the Foot and Ankle”, Dallas County Podiatric Medical Society
  • 5/12/99 “Congenital Hand Surgery”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, North Texas Children’s Hospital
  • 9/14/01 “Diabetic Foot Reconstruction”, Southwest Foot and Ankle Conference, Irving, TX
  • 10/4/01 “Microsurgery 2001: What’s New?”, Department of Plastic Surgery, UTSW Grand Rounds
  • 10/16/01 “Perforator Flaps: An Overview and Surgeon’s Experience”, Combined Harvard Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
  • 3/21/04 “Microsurgery in the Community: Indications, Techniques, and Reimbursement”, Vail/PSEF Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery Symposium
  • 3/24/04 “Perforator flap breast reconstruction”, Vail/PSEF Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery Symposium
  • 10/12/04 “Perforator flaps in breast reconstruction: how to perform reliably” Invited participant in perforator flap breast reconstruction panel, ASPS meeting, Philadelphia
  • 4/17/05 “Perforator flaps in head and neck reconstruction”, Department of Otolaryngology, UTSW Resident Conference
  • 2/26/06 “Shaping the future: understanding your breast reconstruction options”. 6th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer. Denver, CO.
  • 5/4/06 “Perforator flap breast reconstruction” Department of Plastic Surgery, UTSW Grand Rounds

Grant Support

  • 1991 – 1992 American Association for Hand Surgery Young Investigator Award

Instructional Courses

  • 10/9/06 Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction in Solo Private Practice
    Getting Started and Strategies for Successfully Incorporating the Flaps into a Breast Reconstruction Practice. American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Invited Panels and Discussions

  • 1/11/2010 Optimizing Efficacy in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction in Academic and Non-Academic Practices. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting. Boca Raton, FL.
  • 10/2/2010 Simple to Complex Flap Solutions for Everyday Reconstruction; American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting, Toronto, CA.
  • 2/22/2014 “Breast Reconstruction: An Expert Panel Discussion: Spoke on pedicled flap methods. C4YW Annual Conference for young women affected by breast cancer.
  • 10/12/2015 Dirty Jobs: Pilonidal Cysts and Hidradenitis Panel. Spoke on “Perforator Flaps to Treat Infected Wounds”. American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Boston, MA.
  • 5/22/2016 A National Study of the Impact of Delayed Flap Timing for Treatment of Patients with Deep Sternal Wound Infection.
    Invited Discussant. American Association of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. New York, NY.

Bibliography

Book Chapters

  1. Duffy FJ. Venous malformations. Plastic Surgery Textbook, eMedicine Journal, 2001.
  2. Duffy FJ, Rossi R. Head and neck cancer: radiation. Plastic Surgery Textbook, eMedicine Journal, 2001.
  3. Duffy FJ. Back Reconstruction. Perforator Flaps: Anatomy, Technique, and Clinical Applications. Blondeel, Morris, Hallock, and Neligan, editors. QMP. 867-878, 2006.
  4. Duffy FJ and Francel TJ. Breast Reconstruction: Autologous. Decision Making in Plastic Surgery. QMP. 140-141, 2010.
  5. Duffy FJ and Swift DM. Myelomenigocele. Decision Making in Plastic Surgery. QMP. 166-167, 2010.
  6. Duffy FJ. Back Reconstruction. Perforator Flaps: Anatomy, Technique, and Clinical Applications, 2nd edition. Blondeel, Morris, Hallock, and Neligan, editors. QMP. 1097-1109, 2013.

Journals

  1. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Hergrueter CA, Kandel J, Gelberman RH. Intrinsic mitogenic potential of canine flexor tendons. Br J Hand Surg 17B: 275-277, 1992.
  2. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Gelberman RH, Hergrueter CA. Isolation and characterization of a heparin-binding growth factor from canine flexor tendons. Surg Forum 43: 554-555, 1992.
  3. Duffy FJ, Pribaz JJ, Hergrueter CA, Maitz PKM. Flap prefabrication using an exteriorized vascular pedicle. Br J Plast Surg 46:279-284, 1993.
  4. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Gelberman RH, Hergrueter CA. An initial investigation of the growth factors involved in canine flexor tendon healing. Surg Forum 44:590-591, 1993.
  5. Duffy FJ, Lowell JA, Tahan SR, Kenney PR. Rectal diverticulitis complicated by perforation and obstruction: a case report and review of the literature. Contemp Surg 44(2):111-113, 1994.
  6. Maitz PKM, Pribaz JJ, Duffy FJ, Hergrueter CA. The value of the delay phenomenon in flap prefabrication: an experimental study in rabbits. Br J Plast Surg 47: 149-154, 1994.
  7. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Gelberman RH, Hergrueter CA. Growth factors and canine flexor tendon healing: initial studies in uninjured and repair models. J Hand Surg 20A(4): 645-649, 1995.
  8. Duffy FJ, Millan MT, Schoetz DJ, Larsen CR. Suppurative Pylephlebitis and pylethrombosis: the role of anticoagulation. Amer Surg 61: 1041-1044, 1995.
  9. Duffy FJ, May JW. Tissue expanders and magnetic resonance imaging: the “hot” breast implant. Ann Plast Surg 35(6): 647-649, 1995.
  10. Concannon MJ, Duffy FJ, Palmer WE, May JW. Late rupture of a flexor tendon after electrical injury: tendon localization using magnetic resonance imaging. A case report. Ann Plast Surg 36(1):84-87, 1996.
  11. Duffy FJ, Maitz PKM, Hergrueter CA, Pribaz JJ. Maximizing flap survival in a prefabrication model using exogenous and endogenous bFGF: a new approach. Microsurg 17: 176-179, 1996.
  12. Duffy FJ, Tantillo MB, Adams WP. Herpes zoster following breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg 100(5): 1357-1359, 1997.
  13. Duffy FJ, Gan BS, Israeli D, Tantillo MB, Yaremchuk MJ. Use of bilateral folded radial forearm flaps for reconstruction of a midface gunshot wound. J Reconstr Microsurg 14(2): 89-96, 1998.
  14. Duffy FJ, Rossi RM, Pribaz JJ. Reconstruction of Wegener’s nasal deformity with bilateral facial artery musculomucosal (FAMM) flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg 101(5): 1330-1333, 1998.
  15. Duffy FJ, Gullion CM, Pribaz JJ. Discussion of “Mode of vascularization of control and basic fibroblast growth factor-stimulated prefabricated skin flaps”, Plast Reconstr Surg 101(5): 1305-1306, 1998
  16. Duffy FJ, Concannon MC, Gan BS, May JW. Late digital replantation failure: pathophysiology and risk factors. Ann Plast Surg 40(5): 538-541, 1998
  17. Duffy FJ, Weprin BE, Swift DM. A new approach to closure of large lumbosacral myelomenigoceles: the superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap. Plast Reconstr Surg 114(7): 1864-1868, 2004.
  18. Duffy FJ, Royer CT, Brodsky JW. Preliminary experience with perforator flaps in reconstruction of soft-tissue defects of the foot and ankle. Foot Ankle Int. 26(3): 191-197, 2005
  19. Whittemore BA, Swift DM, Weprin BE, and Duffy FJ. Long-term follow-up of superior gluteal artery perforator flap closure of large myelomeningoceles. J of Neurosurg: Pediatrics 19: 333-338, 2017.

Abstracts

  1. Khabie V, Seiler JG, Duffy FJ, Hergrueter CA, Gelberman RH. The revascularization of intrasynovial flexor tendons within the digital sheath: a microangiographic and biochemical study. Presented at the Orthopedic Research Society, Washington D.C. February, 1992.
  2. Duffy FJ, Hergrueter CA, Pribaz JJ. Flap prefabrication utilizing an exteriorized, vascularized tube pedicle: a new animal model. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Toronto, Canada. May, 1992.
  3. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Gelberman RH, Hergrueter CA. Isolation and characterization of a heparin-binding growth factor from canine flexor tendons. Presented at the Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. October, 1992. Presented at the Residents and Fellows Conference, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Phoenix, AZ. November, 1992. Presented at the New England Hand Society Scientific Program, Sturbridge, MA. December, 1992.
  4. Duffy FJ, Seiler JG, Gelberman RH, Hergrueter CA. An initial investigation of the growth factors involved in canine flexor tendon healing. Poster presentation at the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Houston, TX. April, 1993. Presented at New England Deaconess Hospital General Surgical Grand Rounds, Boston, MA. September, 1993. Presented at the Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. October, 1993
  5. Duffy FJ, Concannon MJ, Yaremchuk MJ, May JW, Jupiter JB. Treatment of chronic osteomyelitis of the femur with free tissue transfer. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Tucson, AZ. January, 1996.
  6. Duffy FJ, Concannon MJ, Yaremchuk MJ, Jupiter JB. Vascularized bone for reconstruction of segmental long bone defects: a review. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Tucson, AZ. January, 1996
  7. Duffy FJ, Gan BS, May JW. Late replantation failure: a report of two cases. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Dallas, TX. April , 1996. Presented at the Limb Salvage and Reconstruction Meeting, Seattle, WA. May, 1996
  8. Israeli D, Duffy FJ, Gan BS, Tantillo MB, Lee WPA. Microvascular slavage of acute interval ischemia of the lower extremity. Presented at the Limb Salvage and Reconstruction Meeting, Seattle, WA. May, 1996. Presented at the Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM Canada) Meeting. Halifax, Nova Scotia. May, 1996.
  9. Duffy FJ, Gan BS, Israeli D, Tantillo MB. Use of bilateral folded radial forearm free flaps for late reconstruction of a midface gunshot wound. Presented at the Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM Canada) and the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Meetings. Halifax, Nova Scotia. May, 1996.
  10. Gan BS, Duffy FJ, Israeli D, Tantillo MB, Yaremchuk MJ. Replantation of an upper lip: comparison with lip-switch reconstruction. Presented at the Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM Canada) and the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Meetings. Halifax, Nova Scotia. May, 1996.
  11. Duffy FJ, Maitz PKM, Hergrueter CA, Pribaz JJ. Maximizing flap survival in a prefabrication model using exogenous and endogenous bFGF: a new approach. Presented at the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting. Dallas, TX. November, 1996.
  12. Gan BS, Duffy FJ, Israeli R, Tantillo MB, Lee WPA, May JW. The future of plastic hand surgery: a survey of the class of 1996. Presented at the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting. San Francisco, CA. September, 1997.
  13. Duffy FJ, Gan BS, Tantillo MB, May JW. Contemporary hand training: the fellows’ perspective. Presented at the American Association for Hand Surgery meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. January, 1998.
  14. Duffy FJ, Stephens W, Pribaz JJ. Approaches to palatal fistula repair using the facial artery musculomucosal flap (FAMM) flap. Presented at the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial meeting.
  15. Baltimore, MD. April, 1998.

  16. Duffy FJ. Salvage of a below-knee amputation secondary to pythium insidiosum with a filet of foot free flap. Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Galveston, TX. November, 1998. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting. Waikoloa, Hawaii. January, 1999.
  17. Gordley K, Duffy FJ. Salvage of a below knee amputation stump using an anterolateral thigh flow-through “free” flap. Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Austin, TX. October, 1999.
  18. Duffy FJ. Learning and incorporating perforator flaps into an established plastic surgery practice. Presented at the Fourth International Course on Perforator and Super Thin Flaps. Glasgow, Scotland. September, 2000.
  19. Robb H, Duffy FJ. Microsurgery in private practice: Lessons learned from the first fifty cases. Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Irving, TX. November, 2000.
  20. Duffy FJ, Gordley K. The anterolateral thigh flap axis: an algorithm for flap selection. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting. San Diego, CA. January, 2001.
  21. Gordley K, Robb H, Duffy FJ. Sucrose octasulfate and flap survival: an examination of injection timing and delivery mode. Poster presentation at the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Milwaukee, WI. June, 2001.
  22. Weprin B, Swift D, Duffy FJ. The SGAP flap: a novel approach to myelomeningocele closure. Presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgery. San Diego, CA. October, 2001.
  23. Duffy FJ. Incorporating perforator flaps into an established microsurgical practice: a single surgeon’s experience. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting. Cancun, Mexico. January, 2002.
  24. Duffy FJ, Weprin B, Swift D. A new approach to closure of large myelomeningoceles: the superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Boston, MA. April, 2002.
  25. Duffy FJ, Brodsky JW, Royer CT. Improved soft tissue reconstruction of the foot and ankle with perforator flaps. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Traverse City, MI. July, 2002.
  26. Duffy FJ. Microsurgery in Private Practice: A Review of a Single Surgeon’s First 100 Cases. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Hawaii, January, 2003.
  27. Duffy FJ. SGAP flap closure of large myelomeningoceles. Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. San Antonio, TX. September, 2003.
  28. Duffy FJ. The vastus lateralis free flap: a useful adjunct in extremity reconstruction. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Palm Springs, CA. January, 2004.
  29. Duffy FJ. New options for lumbar myelomeningocele closure: the superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap, Integra, and the VAC. Poster presentation at the Ninth International Course on Perforator Flaps. Barcelona, Spain. October, 2005. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Tucson, Arizona. January, 2006.
  30. Duffy FJ. The anterolateral thigh perforator flap as the ideal thin free flap: clinical applications in extremity, head and neck, and genital reconstruction. Poster presentation at the Ninth International Course on Perforator Flaps. Barcelona, Spain. October, 2005.
  31. Duffy FJ. The anterolateral thigh perforator flap in palatal reconstruction. Presented at the Ninth International Course on Perforator Flaps. Barcelona, Spain. October, 2005. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Tucson, Arizona. January, 2006.
  32. Duffy FJ. Expanding the indications for perforator flap breast reconstruction using the abdominal wall donor site. Poster presentation at the Tenth International Course on Perforator Flaps. Ankara, Turkey. September, 2006
  33. Duffy FJ. Soft tissue problems involving pacemakers and implantable defibrillators: the plastic surgeons role. Presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Frisco, Texas. September, 2006.
  34. Duffy FJ. Microsurgical foot and ankle reconstruction using perforator flaps: an algorithm for flap selection. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Maui, Hawaii. January 2009.
  35. Duffy FJ. Revision DIEP/SIEA Breast Reconstruction Using Breast Implants: Indications and Outcomes. Presented at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting. Boca Raton, FL. January, 2010.
  36. Duffy FJ. Building Specialty Surgical Capacity in Haiti and the Developing World. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Boston, MA. October, 2015.
  37. Whittemore BA, Swift DM, Weprin BE, Duffy FJ. Long-term follow-up of superior gluteal artery perforator flap closure of large myelomengingoceles. Poster presentation at the AANS/CNS section on Pediatric Neurologic Surgery. Seattle, WA. December, 2015.

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