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Michael R Christy
 

Michael R Christy M.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Surgery
mchristy@umm.edu
Location: STC, T6R59
Phone: (410) 328-3058
Phone: (410) 328-3370
Fax: (410) 328-8862

Personal History:

Dr. Michael Christy's primary clinical interests include reconstructive microsurgery as well as aesthetic plastic surgery and hand surgery. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) at The University of Maryland, the Shock Trauma Center and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1997.

Dr. Christy trained in both general surgery and plastic surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital/ New York University Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Southern California and the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Christy plays a major role in physician training, and he is widely published, with more than 10 papers and two book chapters. In 2006, he won the Shock Trauma Hero Award and has presented at national and international meetings for reconstructive microsurgery. His current research interests include facial trauma and reconstruction, hand reconstruction, and microsurgery for lower extremity salvage.

Research Interests:

• Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• Microsurgery and lower extremity limb salvage
• Hand Surgery
• Pediatric Hand Surgery
• Breast Reconstruction
• Breast Reduction
• Body Contouring
• Blepharoplasty
• Rhinoplasty

Clinical Speciality:

• Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• Facial Trauma and reconstruction
• Hand Surgery
• Pediatric Hand Surgery
• Breast Reconstruction
• Breast Reduction
• Body Contouring
• Blepharoplasty
• Rhinoplasty


Recent Invited Presentations:

XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringologia: ACORL - Asociacion Colombiana de Otorrinolaringologia, Cirugi­a de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estetica Facial.
Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia 5/26/2010 International Faculty: Michael R. Christy, MD Craniofacial Ballistic Trauma: Management and Myths

XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringologia: ACORL - Asociacion Colombiana de Otorrinolaringologia, Cirugi­a de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estetica Facial.
Combarranquilla Convention Center, Barranquilla, Colombia 5/27/2010 International Faculty: Michael R. Christy, MD BMP 2 and Regenerative Medicine in Craniofacial Trauma

XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringologia: ACORL - Asociacion Colombiana de Otorrinolaringologia, Cirugi­a de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estetica Facial.
Combarranquilla Convention Center: Barranquilla, Colombia 5/27/2010 International Faculty: Michael R. Christy, MD Management of Traumatic Cranio-Orbital-Maxillofacial Complex in Motor Vehicle Accidents

XXXV Congreso Nacional de Otorrinolaringologia: ACORL - Asociacion Colombiana de Otorrinolaringologia, Cirugi­a de Cabeza y Cuello, Maxilofacial y Estetica Facial. Combarranquilla Convention Center: Barranquilla, Colombia 5/28/2010 International Faculty: Michael R. Christy, MD Orbital Trauma Management Update 2010

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Baltimore, Maryland (April 2010) Michael Christy, MD Lower Extremity Reconstruction

The University of Maryland Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Baltimore, Maryland (February 2010) Michael Christy, MD An Algorithm for the Z Plasty

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Baltimore, Maryland (August 2009) Michael Christy, MD Lip and Cheek Reconstruction: Summer Lecture Series 2009

The University of Maryland Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Baltimore, Maryland (March 2 2009) Michael Christy, MD Quick Fire Challenge: Lower Extremity Soft Tissue Coverage

Flaps In-Service Continuing Medical Education Series The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Baltimore, Maryland (February 2009) Michael Christy, MD Flaps 101: Myths and Realities

Publications:

Selected Publications

Johnson C. Lee, MD,* Hugo St-Hilaire, MD, DDS,* Michael R. Christy, MD,* M. Whitten Wise, MD,and Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS* Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Trauma Reconstruction Annals of Plastic Surgery - Volume 64, Number 2, February 2010

Ariel N. Rad, MD,* Michael R. Christy, MD,* Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD,* Philip Brazio, MD,* and Gedge D. Rosson, MD The Anterior Tibialis Artery Perforator (ATAP) Flap for Traumatic Knee and Patella Defects Clinical Cases and Anatomic Study Annals of Plastic Surgery - Volume 64, Number 2, February 2010

Rodriguez ED, Stanwix MG, Nam AJ, St Hilaire H, Simmons OP, 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.

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.

Park JE, Rodriguez ED, Bluebond-Langer R, Bochicchio G, Christy MR, Bochicchio 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.

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.