M. WHITTEN WISE, MD

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Dr. Whitten Wise is part of a world renowned team pioneering revolutionary breast reconstruction techniques at the St. Charles Surgical Hospital and Center for Restorative Breast Surgery.

Dr. Wise graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and received his Medical Degree from University of South Alabama in Mobile. He served both his internship and residency in general surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center, followed by an additional residency in plastic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

Dr. Wise has performed over 2500 advanced microsurgical and other reconstructive and aesthetic procedures in the New Orleans region since 2005. Dr. Wise has served as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center and as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Tulane University Health Sciences Center. He oversaw the development and implementation of the plastic surgery curriculum at both LSU and Tulane, directed several programs for residents at LSU Health Sciences Center and the School of Medicine, as well as served as Site Director for the Interim LSU Public Hospital, LSU Plastic Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Wise is a member of the Association of Academic Chairmen in Plastic Surgery and the Cohn-Rives Society. He has presented numerous papers and lectures at seminars and national conferences, and published book chapters, journal articles and abstracts.

Dr. Wise is married and raises his three children in New Orleans.

Education:

Undergraduate:
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology (Completed requirements for second major in Art History- BA)
Duke University ’93
Durham, North Carolina

Graduate:
Medical Doctorate (MD)
University of South Alabama College of Medicine ’98
Mobile, Alabama

Postgraduate Training:

Internship:
General Surgery
LSU Health Science Center at New Orleans

Residency:
General Surgery
LSU Health Science Center at New Orleans

Residency:
Plastic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Certification:

Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Certificate #060420

Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Certificate #109173

Licensure:

Professional Organizations:

Association of Academic Chairmen in Plastic Surgery, 2007 – Present

Cohn-Rives Society, 2003 – Present

Honors & Awards:

NCAA Division I Athletics – Duke University Swim Team, 1990 – 1992

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Duke University, 1990 – 1992

Duke University Dean’s List and Dean’s List with Distinction, 1992 – 1993

USA College of Medicine Student Medical Resident Scholarship,1996 – 1998

USA College of Medicine Annual Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998

LSUHSC, Department of Surgery ABSITE High Score for Level 2001

LSUHSC, Department of Surgery ABSITE High Score for Level 2002

LSUHSC, Department of Surgery Teaching Chief Resident 2002 – 2003

LSUHSC, Department of Surgery ABSITE High Score for Level 2003

Nominated for Aesculapian Society Excellence in Teaching Award for Residents, 2003

LSUHSC, Department of Surgery Professor’s Award for Overall Clinical Performance as a Resident in General Surgery, 2003

Administrative Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic 2004 – 2005

LSUHSC, Plastic Surgery Interest Group – Faculty Mentor, 2010 – Present

Professional Presentations:

Laparascopically-Assisted Shunt Surgery (LASS) for Children with Hydrocephalus. Joint meeting of SAGES and IPEG. Atlanta, GA. March 2000. (Presenter)

Laparascopic Fundoplication in Infants: Can Gastrostomy be Avoided? Joint Meeting of IPEG (International Pediatric Endosurgery Group) and SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons) Atlanta, Georgia. March 2000. (Presenter)

The Cleveland Clinic Experience with Immediate Reconstruction of the Partial Mastectomy Defect. Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Aurora, OH. May 2005. (Presenter)

Aesthetic Perforator Flap Head and Neck Reconstruction. Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children. Tuscon, AZ. February 2007. (Author)

The Internal Mammary Vessels as Recipient Site for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: 15 Year Review of 1990 Cases, Lessons Learned and Technique Refinement. American Association of Plastic Surgeons. Cour de Laine, Idaho. May 2007. (Author)

The Internal Mammary Vessels as Recipient Site for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: 15 Year Review of 1990 Cases, Lessons Learned and Technique Refinement. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Sandestin, FL June 2007. (Author)

Simultaneous Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with the In-the-Crease Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM.) Beverly Hills, CA. January 2008. (Author)

The Versatility of Perforator Flaps in the Reconstruction of Upper Extremity Defects. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM.) Beverly Hills, California. January 2008. (Author)

Anterolateral thigh flap in trauma reconstruction. Louisiana ACS Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana 2009. (Author)

DIEP flap in obese and superobese patients. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.(SESPRS) Puerto Rico, June 2009. (Author)

Maxillofacial Trauma Patterns associated with Mechanism of Restraint. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Puerto Rico. June 2009. (Author)

Airbags reduce the severity of Maxillofacial Trauma. Louisiana chapter of the American College of Surgeons. New Orleans. January 2010. (Author)

The Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap in the Obese and Morbidly Obese Patient Population. Louisiana chapter of the American College of Surgeons. New Orleans. January 2010. (Author)

Timing of Post-Traumatic Lower Extremity Free Flap Reconstruction: a Retrospective Review. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Cancun, Mexico. Jan. 2010. (Author)

Clinical performance of hydroxyapatite cement in pediatric craniofacial reconstruction. American association of cleft and craniofacial surgery. Fort Worth, Texas. 2010. (Author)

Complex abdominal wall reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrices and the Components Separation Technique. Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Shreveport, Louisiana. 01/11. (Presenter)

Localization of the Dominant Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator by Computer Tomography Angiogram. Does the Standard DIEP Flap Design Include the Dominant Perforator? American

Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Las Vegas, Nevada. Jan 2012. (Author)

Virtual Surgical planning in reconstruction of composite maxillofacial defects, Southeastern Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting. (SESPRS) Tampa, Florida, 06/12. (Author)

Preventing Fat Necrosis in DIEP Flap Reconstruction; Laser- Assisted Indocyanine Green Flourescent Angiographic Evaluation of the Fat. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Kauai, HI, 01/14. (Author)