Michael R. Christy, MD, MA, FACS

Michael R. Christy, MD, MA, FACS

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Michael Christy

Michael R. Christy, MD, MA, FACS

Dr. Michael R. Christy is a board-certified plastic surgeon who joined Long Island Plastic Surgical Group in 2016. Dr. Christy graduated from Drew University and received his MA and MD from Boston University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He then completed a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospital.

From 2004-2016, Dr. Christy was on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Combined Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (STC) in Baltimore. During this time he won numerous honors and awards for his work in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He received the Shock Trauma Hero Award in 2006 for microsurgical reconstruction and again in 2012 for being part of the surgical team that performed the world’s most comprehensive facial transplantation to date, March 2012. He was also honored by both the House and State Senate of Maryland. He served as an Associate Professor and Chief of the Trauma Plastic Surgery service at STC since 2013. In 2016 he was awarded the Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Teaching Award in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery for his dedication to resident education. He was also awarded Top Doctor by Castle Connolly in the Washington-Baltimore area and the NY Metro area.

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Leading Physicians of the World – Top Plastic Surgeon in Baltimore
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Hero Award Recipient, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Michael Christy

As a leader in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Christy is a member of several professional affiliations and has contributed to many publications, presentations, and research projects on a local and national level. He has lectured internationally on his work in craniofacial trauma. He also serves on multiple editorial boards and committees.

Dr. Christy performs a full range of reconstructive procedures and has special expertise in hand surgery as well as facial plastic surgery, craniomaxillofacial trauma, and reconstruction.

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Education

  • 1993-1997: M.D., Boston University School of Medicine
  • 1991-1992: M.A., Boston University School of Medicine Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • 1984-1988: B.A., Biology, Drew University College of Liberal Arts, Madison, New Jersey

Training

  • 2003-2004: Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2000-2003: Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
  • 1998-2000: Residency, General Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY
  • 1997-1998: Internship, General Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York NY

Teaching

  • 2013-2016: Director: University of Maryland/Shock Trauma Center Indications Conference
  • 2010-2016: Director: University of Maryland /Shock Trauma Center Lower Extremity Reconstruction Conference.
  • 2011-2016: Director/Organizer: Combined Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Regional Lower Extremity Anatomy and Lower Extremity Reconstruction Workshop. State of Maryland Anatomy Board
  • 2010-2011: Journal Club, Encephaloceles, Cleft Palate and the Tensor Tenopexy
  • 2010: Mock Oral Board Examiner: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery
  • 2008-2016: Mock Oral Board Examiner: Combined Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: The Johns Hopkins Hospital Simulation Center
  • 2008: Director, University of Maryland Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, anatomy and technique workshop: Synthes Titanium Sternal Fixation System
  • 2004: Director, Surface Reconstruction and Flaps, Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery, Porcine Lab for Surgical Residents

Affiliations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation
  • International Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Society
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen: AO Craniomaxillofacial

Awards

  • New York Times, Super Doctors, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • 2012, 2014, 2016-2021: Top Doctor Castle Connolly NY Metro Area
  • 2014: Top Doctor Castle Connolly Washington-Baltimore
  • 2013: Hero Award, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center awarded for being part of the multidisciplinary team of surgeons completing the most extensive full-face transplant to date on March 20, 2012
  • 2012: Leading Physicians of the World – Top Plastic Surgeon in Baltimore
  • 2012: Top Doctor Castle-Connolly Washington-Baltimore
  • 2012: Top Doctor US News & World Report
  • 2012: Senate of Maryland Senate Resolution 677, awarded for being part of the multidisciplinary team of surgeons completing the most extensive full-face transplant to date on March 20, 2012
  • 2012: Maryland House of Delegates House Resolution 437, awarded for being part of the multidisciplinary team of surgeons completing the most extensive full-face transplant to date on March 20, 2012
  • 2010: Fuerza Armada Del Ecuador Naval Award, awarded for surgical mission to Pasaje, Ecuador
  • 2006: Hero Award, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, awarded for performing microsurgical reconstruction for limb salvage.
  • 2005: Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association
  • 1993: Gordon Scholarship, Boston University School of Medicine
  • 1987: Andreus Foundation Scholarship, School for Field Studies, awarded for 3-month study in Kenya, East Africa
  • 1984-1986: Rose Memorial Scholarship, Drew University

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Whitley D, Miyasaka M, Tamatami T, Christy MR, Tilney NL. Adhesion molecules in acute and chronic allograft rejection. Surgical Forum. 1991; XLII: 368-370.
  • Chun JK, Christy MR, Rudikoff D, and Silver L. Cutaneous mucormycosis of the upper extremity: a series of patients and review of the literature. European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2004, Volume 27, Number 6, Pages 291-294.
  • Rodriguez ED, Holton LH, Blau S, Christy MR, Silverman RP. Pedicled internal oblique muscle flap for reconstruction of lateral pelvic defects: report of 4 cases. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Dec;55(6): 654-659. PMID: 16327470.
  • Park JE, Rodriguez ED, Bluebond-Langner R, Bocchichio G, Christy MR, Bocchichio K, Scalea TM. The anterolateral thigh flap is highly effective for reconstruction of complex lower extremity trauma. J Trauma 2007 Jan; 62(1):162-5. PMID: 17215749.
  • Foran MP, Schreiber J, Christy MR, Goldberg NH, and Silverman RP. The modified reverse sural artery flap lower extremity reconstruction. J Trauma. 2008 Jan;64(1):139-43. PMID: 18188112.
  • Rodriguez ED, Stanwix MG, Nam AJ, St Hilaire H, Christy MR, Grant MP, Manson PN. Twenty-six-year experience treating frontal sinus fractures: a novel algorithm based on anatomical fracture pattern and failure of conventional techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec;122(6):1850-66. PMID: 19050539.
  • Lee JC, St-Hilaire H, Christy MR, Wise MW, Rodriguez, ED. Anterolateral thigh flap for trauma reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Feb;64(2):164-8. PMID: 20098100.
  • Rad A, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED, Brazio P, Rosson GD. The anterior tibialis artery perforator (ATAP) flap for traumatic knee and patella defects: clinical cases and anatomic study. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Feb; 64(2):210-6. PMID: 20098108.
  • Chopra K, Conde-Green A, Folstein MK, Knepp EK, Christy MR, Singh DP. Bioterrorism: preparing the plastic surgeon. Eplasty. 2011;11:e47. Epub 2011 Nov 23. PMID: 22132252.
  • Apostolides JG, Lifchez S, Christy MR. Complex and rare fracture patterns in perilunate dislocations. Hand (N Y). 2011 Sep;6(3):287-94. PMID: 22942853
  • Folstein MK, Brewer MB, Chopra K, Christy MR. Traumatic Aneurysm of the parietal branch of the superficial temporal artery: case presentation, diagnosis and review of the literature. Clin Neuroradiol. 2011 Dec 6. PMID: 22143247.
  • Christy, MR, Shridharani SM. Appearance of a rapidly expanding facial eschar in a severely injured trauma patient. JAMA. 2012 Mar 14;307(10):1080-1. PMID: 22416104.
  • Christy MR, Apostolides J, Rodriguez ED, Manson PN, Gens D, Scalea T. The component separation index: a standardized biometric identity in abdominal wall reconstruction. Eplasty. 2012; 12:e17. Epub 2012 Mar 22. PMID: 22461951.
  • Brown EN, Dorafshar AH, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Borsuk DE, Kelley TN, Shaffer CK, Rodriguez ED. Total face, double jaw, and tongue transplant simulation: A cadaveric study employing computer-assisted techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Oct;130(4):815-23. PMID: 22691839.
  • Bojovic B, Dorafshar AH, Brown EN, Christy MR, Borsuk DE, Hui-Chou HG, Shaffer CK, Kelley TN, Sauerborn PJ, Kennedy K, Hyder M, Brazio PS, Philosophe B, Barth RN, Scalea TM, Bartlett ST, Rodriguez ED. Total face, double jaw, and tongue transplant research procurement: An educational model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Oct;130(4):824-34. PMID: 22691842.
  • Christy MR, Lipschitz A, Rodriguez E, Chopra K, Yuan N. Early postoperative outcomes associated with the anterolateral thigh flap in gustilo IIIB fractures of the lower extremity. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Epub ahead of Print Aug 3. PMID: 22868329
  • Borsuk DE, Christensen J, Dorafshar AH, Bojovic B, Sauerborn PJ, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Aesthetic microvascular periorbital subunit reconstruction: beyond primary repair. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb;131(2):337-47 PMID: 23076415.
  • Dorafshar AH, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Borsuk DE, Iliff NT, Brown EN, Shaffer CK, Kelley TN, Kukuruga DL, Barth RN, Bartlett ST, Rodriguez ED. Total face, double jaw, and tongue transplantation: an evolutionary concept. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb;131(2):241-51 PMID: 23076416.
  • Mohan R, Brown EN, Borsuk DE, Christy MR, Bojovic B, Rodriguez ED, Dorafshar AH Revisiting the anatomic relationship of the marginal mandibular nerve and the posterior facial vein: a cadaveric study. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Apr;72(4):467-8 PMID: 23759967
  • Vaca EE, Mundinger GS, Kelamis JA, Dorafshar AH, Christy MR, Manson PN, Rodriguez ED Facial fractures with concomitant open globe injury: mechanisms and fracture patterns associated with blindness. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jun;131(6):1317-28. PMID: 23416437
  • Chirikov, V, Stuart,B, Zuckerman, I, Christy, MR. Physician specialty cost differences of treating nonmelanoma skin cancer. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Jan;74(1):93-9 PMID: 24503881
  • Mundinger, GS, Dorafshar, AH, Gilson, MM, Kelamis, JA, Christy, MR and Rodriguez, ED. Analysis of radiographically confirmed blunt-mechanism facial fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Jan;25(1):321-7. PMID: 24406598
  • Mohan, R, Borsuk, DE, Wang,HD, Bojovic,B, Christy, MR, Rodriguez, ED. Aesthetic and functional facial transplantation: a classification system and treatment algorithm. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Feb;133(2):386-97 PMID: 24469171
  • Dorafshar AH, Mohan R, Mundinger GS, Brown EN, Kelamis AJ, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED Reconstruction of porcine critical-sized mandibular defects with free fibular flaps: the development of a craniomaxillofacial surgery model J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 May; 30(4):241-8. PMID: 24590323
  • Ashvetiya, T, Mundinger, GS, Kukaruga, D, Bojovic, B, Christy, MR, Rodriguez, ED. Donor-recipient human leucocyte antigen matching practices in vascularized composite tissue allotransplantation: a survey of major transplantation centers. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1):121-9 PMID: 25028821
  • Christy, MR Soft Tissue Reconstruction of a Lateral Malleolar Defect. Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN) May 2014. Case Report: Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Sosin M, De La Cruz C, Mundinger GS, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Traumatic optic neuropathy: an 8-year experience of management and outcomes analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct;134(4 Suppl 1):17. . PMID: 25254693
  • Sosin M, Woodall J, Schultz B, Chaudhry A, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED, Drachenberg CB. Sept 2014 Evolving Concepts of Skin and Mucosal Biopsy in Facial Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation. Curr Transplant Rep. 2014; 1:197-202.
  • Dorafshar AH, Mundinger GS, Mohan R, Brown EN, Kelamis JA, Bojovic B, Christy M, Rodriguez ED. Comparison of free fibular flaps with reamer-irrigator-aspirator bone grafts for the reconstruction of critical-sized mandibular defects. J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Nov;25(6):1953-8. PMID: 25329851
  • Sosin M, Mundinger GS, Dorafshar AH, Fisher M, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Iliff NT, Rodriguez ED. Eyelid transplantation: lessons from a total face transplant and the importance of blink. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan;135(1):167e-75e. PMID: 25539324
  • Sosin M, De La Cruz C, Christy MR. Endoscopic-assisted Infraorbital Nerve Release. Case Reports in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. 2014 Dec; 1(1):20–22.

Book Chapters

  • Christy MR. Plastic Surgery Hyperguide: Overview of Head and Neck Surgical Anatomy. Vindico Medical Education, 2007.
  • Christy MR, St. Hilaire H. Plastic Surgery Hyperguide: Frontal Sinus Fractures Vindico Medical Education (2008).
  • Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Lip Reconstruction for Traumatic Injuries. Patologia de los labios: Principios de la Reconstruccion de Secuelas en el Labio. Edited by Jose L. Lopez-Cedrun, Rafael Lopez Gomez Capitulo 22, RIPANO S.A., 2012.

Abstracts

  • Christy MR, Whitley D, Hancock W, Miyasaka M, Tamatami T, Tilney, NL. Expression of adhesion molecules during acute and chronic rejection of organ allografts. Oxford Basic Sciences Symposium of the Transplantation Society, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1991.
  • Christy MR, Whitley D, Tamatami T, Miyasaka M, Tilney, NL. The dynamic expression of ICAM-1 during acute rejection of cardiac allografts. Transplantation Society Meeting, Paris, France, 1992.
  • Chiang YL, Hammer M, Chen P, Christy MR, Keubbing D, Tolstoshev P, Anderson, WF. Expression of cytokine genes using retroviral mediated gene transfer. UCLA Cytokine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 1992.
  • Forry-Schaudies, S., Clarke, L., Patil, V., Christy M, Moffat, D., Weaver, L., Kadan, M., McGarrity, G., Frost, P., and Chiang, Y. Expression of the Leishmania GP46 protein in retroviral vectors. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 1993 Supplement 17E, p. 196.
  • Chun J, Silver L, Teodorescu VJ, Marin M, Christy M. Radial Artery Flow-through (Raft) Flap-A new bypass conduit with a modulating arteriovenous fistula. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting, Kauai, Hawaii, 2003.
  • St.-Hilaire H, Chun J, Christy M, Silver L. Microvascular salvage of failed cranioplasty in irradiated field. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting, Kauai, Hawaii, 2003.
  • Park JE, Rodriguez ED, Bluebond-Langner RO, Christy MR. Fascia Lata Imbrication Safely Facilitates Primary Closure of the ALT Donor Site, ASRM 2006 Annual meeting, Tucson AZ, 2006.
  • Mundinger GS, Vaca E, Kelamis JA, Dorafshar AH, Bojovic, B, Christy MR, Manson PN, Rodriguez ED. Facial Fractures with Concomitant Globe Rupture: Injury Mechanisms and Fracture Patterns Associated with Blindness. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 91st Annual Meeting & Symposia, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  • Brown EN, Dorafshar AH, Bojovic, B, Christy MR, Borsuk, DE, Brazio, PS, Rodriguez ED. “A Novel Surgical Approach to Facial Transplantation: A Synthesis of Computer-Assisted Techniques and Fundamental Craniofacial Principles.” American Association of Plastic Surgeons 91st Annual Meeting & Symposia, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  • Barth RN, Brown E, Kennedy K, Dorafshar AH, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Borsuk DE, Brazio P, Philosophe B, Hyder M, Shaffer C, Stephen Bartlett ST, Rodriguez ED. Multi-Organ and Complex Full Facial Segment Procurement from a Brain Dead Donor. 24th International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Berlin, Germany, 2012.
  • Sosin M, Nam A, Mohan R, Schultz BD, De La Cruz C, Chaudhry A, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Classification of Mandible Defects and a Novel Algorithm for Microvascular Reconstruction. American College of Surgery: Clinical Congress. October 2014. San Francisco, CA.
  • Chaudhry A, Sosin M, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Drachenberg CB, Rodriguez ED. Defining the role of skin and mucosal biopsy in facial allotransplantation: a 2-year review and analysis of histology. American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation 4th Biennial Meeting. November 21, 2014. Chicago, IL.
  • Sosin M, Mundinger GS, Dorafshar AH, Fisher M, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Iliff NT, Rodriguez ED. Eyelid Transplantation: Lessons from a Total Face Transplant and the Importance of Blink. American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation 4th Biennial Meeting. November 21, 2014. Chicago, IL
  • Chaudhry A, Sosin M, Bojovic B, Christy M, Drachenberg CB, Rodriguez ED. Abstract 55: Defining the Role of Skin and Mucosal Biopsy in Facial Allotransplantation: A 2-Year Review and Analysis of Histology. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan; 135: 1205
  • Sosin M, Schultz BD, De La Cruz C, Hammond ER, Christy MR, Bojovic B, Rodriguez ED. Microsurgical Scalp Reconstruction in the Elderly: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis of the Current Data. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):856-866.
  • Chaudhry A, Sosin M, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Drachenberg CB, Rodriguez ED. Abstract 114: Defining The Role of Skin and Mucosal Biopsy in Facial Allotransplantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 May; 135(5S Suppl):83.
  • Calva D, Chopra KK, Sosin M, De La Cruz, Bojovic B, Rodriguez ED, Manson PN, Christy MR. Manson’s Point: A Facial Landmark to Identify the Facial Artery. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 May. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Sosin M, De La Cruz C, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Microsurgical Reconstruction of Complex Scalp Defects: An Appraisal of Flap Selection and the Timing of Complications. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jun; 26(4):1186-1191
  • Chopra KK, Calva D, Sosin M, Tadisina KK, Banda A, De La Cruz C, Chaudhry MR, Legesse T, Manson PN, Drachenberg CB, Christy MR. A Comprehensive Examination of Topographic Thickness of Skin in the Human Face. Aesthet Surg J. (accepted) 2015 Apr
  • Furtmüller GJ, Sosin M, Fryer ML, Gottlieb LJ, Christy MR, Brandacher G Dorafshar AH. A Novel Microsurgical Model for Heterotopic, en Bloc Chest Wall, Thymus, and Heart Transplantation in Mice. J Vis Exp. (In press) Apr 2015

Invited Presentations

Local

  • Christy MR. Management of Severe Hand Trauma, Surgery Conference, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2004.
  • Christy MR. Trauma Plastic Surgery: Management of Frontal Sinus Fractures, Surgery Interesting Cases, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillofacial Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2005.
  • Christy MR. Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Trauma Care 2007 Lecture Series, Washington County Hospital and Robinwood Medical Campus, Hagerstown, MD, 2007.
  • Christy MR. Craniofacial Trauma: Review of Acute Management and Reconstruction, General Surgery Grand Rounds, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Techniques and Cases in Ear Reconstruction: Treatment of Congenital Microtia and the Traumatized Auricle, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Rotational Perforator Flaps of the Lower Extremity: Anatomy and Clinical Applications, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland State Anatomy Board Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Lip and Cheek Reconstruction, 2008 Summer Lecture Series, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Perilunate Injuries: Interesting Cases III, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Pediatric Phalanx Fractures: Challenges and Pitfalls, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Extreme Makeover Baltimore Edition: Skin Grafts Local Flaps and Free Flaps, Special Topics in Trauma Care, The Baltimore Inner Harbor Marriott, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
  • Christy MR. Flaps 101: Myths and Realities, Flaps In-Service Continuing Medical Education Series, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  • Christy MR. Quick Fire Challenge: Lower Extremity Soft Tissue Coverage, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  • Christy MR. Lip and Cheek Reconstruction, 2009 Summer Lecture Series, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  • Christy MR. An Algorithm for the Z Plasty in Pasaje Ecuador, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Management of Flexor Tendon Lacerations, Core Update Series, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Extreme Myths of Craniofacial Ballistic Trauma, Special Topics in Trauma Care, The Baltimore Inner Harbor Marriott, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Update 2010: Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. The Basics of Management of Facial Trauma Part I, OMFS Lecture Series, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. The Future of Facial Trauma Management: Face Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine Part II, OMFS Lecture Series, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Face and Hand Transplantation: Update and Expectations, PACU Education Night, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2011.
  • Christy MR. The Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Gustilo IIIb Fractures of the Lower Extremity, The Plastic Surgery Research Council, Louisville, KY, 2011.
  • Christy MR. Perilunate Dislocations: Complex and Rare Patterns of Injury, Grand Rounds, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2011.
  • Christy MR. Myths of Craniofacial Ballistic Trauma, CME Lecture Series, Hagerstown Community College, Hagerstown, MD, 2011.
  • Christy MR. Acute Management of Mandible Fractures, 2012 Stryker/Leibinger Craniofacial Symposium, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2012
  • Christy, MR. Facial Transplantation, A Paradigm Shift. 2nd Annual Innovations In Biosciences Lecture University of Maryland Biopark, Baltimore, MD 2013
  • Christy, MR. Strategies for Extremity Reconstruction at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center: Flaps, Grafts, and Biologic Scaffolds. October 2013 Special Topics in Trauma Care, 2013 University of Maryland Southern Management Corporation Campus Center
  • Christy, MR. A Celebration of the Gift of Life: A New Era in Transplantation: April 5 Miltenberger Emergency Services Seminar, Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD 2014
  • Christy, MR. Trauma Plastic Surgery 2016: Tissue Engineering and Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation: The Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland School of Medicine, February 2016.

National

  • Christy MR. Cutaneous Mucormycosis of the Upper Extremity: Case Report and Review, The American Association for Hand Surgery, Kauai, HI, 2003.
  • Christy MR. The Radial Artery Flow- Through Flap: Concepts and Applications, Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
  • Christy MR. Color Doppler Monitoring of Radial Artery Flow-Through Flap (RAFT) in Lower Extremity Salvage and Reconstruction, The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery, The New York Academy of Medicine and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003.
  • Christy MR. Microvascular Reconstruction of the Mandible, University of Southern California, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, 2003.
  • Christy MR. Tendon Injuries: Repair and Rehabilitation, Hand Conference, University of Southern California, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
  • Christy MR. Management of Thermal Burns of the Hand, Grand Rounds, University of Southern California, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
  • Christy MR. Total Face, Double Jaw and Tongue Transplantation: An Evolutionary Concept. Keynote Speaker: (ASHI) American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Regional Workshop Keynote Address. Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 6th 2013.
  • Christy MR. Facial Ballistic Trauma and the Evolution of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA): AOCMF North America Maxillofacial Reconstruction: A Focus on Ballistic Injury Management (with human anatomical specimens). March 27-29, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sosin M, Chaudhry A, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Drachenberg CB, Rodriguez ED. Defining the role of skin and mucosal biopsy in facial allotransplantation: a 2-year analysis of histology. Georgetown Department of Surgery, Hufnagel Research Symposium. June 17, 2014. Washington, DC.
  • Calva D, Chopra K, Sosin M, Manson PN, Christy MR. Manson’s Point: A Facial Landmark to Identify the Facial Artery. 6th Annual Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Symposium. June 12, 2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Sosin M, De La Cruz C, Christy MR. Endoscopic assisted infra-orbital nerve release after craniofacial trauma. Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 31st Annual Meeting. September 13, 2014. Providence, RI.
  • Sosin M, De La Cruz C, Mundinger GS, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Rodriguez ED. Traumatic Optic Neuropathy: 8 year Experience in Management and Outcomes Analysis. American Society of Plastic Surgery – The Meeting 2014. October 11, 2014. Chicago, IL.
  • Torregrossa G, Sosin M, Gerosa G, Tuffaha SH, Gottlieb LJ, Christy MR, Dorafshar AH. Chest Wall, Thymus, and Heart Transplant: Pushing the Boundary of Solid Organ Allotransplantation. American Transplant Society 2015 Annual Meeting. May 5, 2015. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Sosin M, Mundinger GS, Dorafshar AH, Fisher M, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Iliff NT, Rodriguez ED. Eyelid Transplantation: Lessons from a Total Face Transplant and the Importance of Blink. American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation 4th Biennial Meeting. November 21, 2014. Chicago, IL.

International

  • Christy MR. The Component Separation Index (CSI) in the Evaluation of Traumatic Ventral Hernias, The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, Hamilton, Bermuda, 2007.
  • Christy MR. Craniofacial Ballistic Trauma: Management and Myths, XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringología: ACORL-Asociación Colombiana de Otorrinolaringología, Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estética Facial, Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2010.
  • Christy MR. BMP 2 and Regenerative Medicine in Craniofacial Trauma, XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringología: ACORL-Asociación Colombiana de Otorrinolaringología, Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estética Facial, Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Management of Traumatic Cranio-Orbital-Maxillofacial Complex in Motor Vehicle Accidents, XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringología: ACORL-Asociación Colombiana de Otorrinolaringología, Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estética Facial, Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2010.
  • Christy MR. Orbital Trauma Management Update 2010, XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringología: ACORL-Asociación Colombiana de Otorrinolaringología, Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estética Facial, Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2010.
  • Calva D, Chopra KK, Sosin M, De La Cruz, Bojovic B, Rodriguez ED, Manson PN, Christy MR. Manson’s Point: A Facial Landmark to Identify the Facial Artery. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting. January 26, 2015. Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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