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ROBERT A. ERSEK, MD, F.A.C.S.

Office Address: 630 West 34th Street
Suite 201
Austin, Texas 78705
Telephone: (512) 459-6800
24 hours 

Birthplace and Date: Ridley Township, Pennsylvania June 19, 1938 

Marital Status: Married- Gerry A. Ersek 

Children: Cynthia -born 1970, Stephanie -born 1969

Citizenship: United States of America(By birth) 

Elementary Education: Aldan Elementary School, Aldan, Pennsylvania 

High School Education: Brown Preparatory School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Undergraduate and Graduate Work (degrees and dates):

Temple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1957-58
Morris Harvey College Charleston,West Virginia. Bachelor of ScienceDegree.1958-61
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1961-62
Hahnemann Medical College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Medical Degree.1962-66
University of Minnesota Medical School Minneapolis, Minnesota1966-73
Tulane University Medical School New Orleans, Louisiana1975-77
University of Mississippi Jackson, Mississippi1978

Internship:

University of Minnesota Hospitals Minneapolis, Minnesota General Surgery1966-67

Residencies and Fellowships:

Research Fellow University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1962
Research Fellow Hahnemann Medical College1963
Medical Fellow/Resident Department of Surgery University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota1967-73
U.S. Air Force – General Surgeon Dover Air Force Base1973-1975
Resident
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Tulane University School of
Medicine New Orleans, Louisiana
1975-77
Fellowship
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University of Mississippi Medical
Center Jackson, Mississippi
1978

Honorary Fraternities:

Phi Kappa Delta1961
Serpent Society1963
Aesculpulation Society1963

Certification:

National Board of Medical Examiners Parts I, II, and III Certificate 873-661967
Medical License, State of Minnesota 17947 Basic Science Certificate 183181967
Medical License, State of Delaware Reg. No. 001248, Certificate No. C10006761974
Medical License, State of Louisiana Reg. No. 35601975
Medical License, State of Mississippi License No. 81271977
Medical License, State of Texas Reg. No. E-91901977
American Board of Plastic Surgery Certificate No. 28831984
Medical License, State of California License No. G0585481986
Fellow, American College of Surgeons1986
Fellow, International College of Surgeons1989
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency
Cardiac Care
1993
Diplomate, The American Board of Anti-aging Medicine Certificate No. 35192000

Society Memberships:

  • Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, Charter Member
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery; Candidate # 103852
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  • American Trauma Society
  • American Association of University Professors
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Educational Foundation
  • International Symposium Committee
  • Standards of Care Committee
  • American Association of Hand Surgery, Active Member, 1985
  • American Medical Writers Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Surgeons
  • A4M American Society of Anti-aging Medicine
  • Austin Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Austin Smiles
  • Flying Physicians
  • Hennepin County Medical Society
  • InterAmerican College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons, President
  • International Society of Fertility and Sterility
  • International College of Surgeons
  • Lipoplasty Society of North America, Incorporated
  • Lipoplasty Society of North America, Past President
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Minnesota Academy of Science
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • National Academy of Science
  • Orleans Parish Medical Society
  • Society Italiana DI Chirugia Plastica
  • Society for Office Based Surgery
  • Society for Air Force Clinical Surgeons
  • Society for Cryosurgery
  • Southern Medical Association, Chairman, Plastic Surgery Division
  • Student American Medical Association
  • Texas State Medical Society
  • The World Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Editorial Board Member
  • Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants, 1991
    CRC PRESS, INCORPORATED
    Boston, Massachusetts

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Austin Surgery Center
    4207 James Casey, Suite 203
    Austin, Texas 78745
  • Bailey Square Surgical Center
    1111 West 34th Street, 4th Floor
    Austin, Texas 78705
  • Brackenridge Hospital
    601 East 15th Street
    Austin, Texas 78701
  • Columbia/St. David’s Hospital
    919 East 32nd Street
    Austin, Texas 78705
  • Seton Medical Center
    1201 West 38th Street
    Austin, Texas 78702
  • Heart Hospital of Austin
    3801 N. Lamar Blvd.
    Austin, Texas 78756

Academic Appointments:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • School of Health Professions
  • Southwest Texas State University
  • San Marcos, Texas 1980 – Present
  • Professor of Postgraduate Education in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Instructor; Plastic Surgery University of Texas Medical
    Branch at San Antonio 1978 – 1985

Publications: 1] Coburn, R.F. Ersek, R.A. Forster, R.: “Effect of Erythrocyte Destruction on Carbon Monoxide Formation in Man”, Fed. Proc., Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 67, March-April 1962.

2] Ersek, R.A. Jones, M.H. Tilak, S.P. Howard, J.M.: “Studies of the Peripheral Lymphatics Following Occlusion of the Femoral Vein in the Dog”, Surg., Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 269-274, February 1965.

3] Ersek, R.A. Danese, C. Howard, J.M.: “Milroy’s Disease, A Case Study of a Family of Nine Members with Clinical, Biochemical, Cytogenetic, and Lymphangiographic Studies”, Surg., Vol. 60, November 1966.

4] Ersek, R.A.: “Murine Splenectomy, A New Technique”, American J. Vet., Res. 29, pp. 755-758, March 1967.

5] Ibarra, Perez, C. Ersek, R.A. Bonnebea, R.C. Lillehei, C.W.: “Catorce Anos de Experiencia en el Manejo de la rteria Mesenterica Post Operatoria de la Coartacio Aortica”, Arch Inst. Cardiol., Mex. 38, pp. 103-109, January-February, 1968.

6] Manax, W.G. Idezuki, Y. Feemster, J.A. Ersek, R.A. Dietzman, R.H. Lillehei, R.C.: “Experimental and Clinical Organ Preservation: Present Status and Future Hopes”, Cryobiology, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 266, March-April, 1968 abstract.

7] Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Idezuki, Y. Lillehei, R.C.: “Plasma Norepinephrine Levels During Cardiogenic Shock in Normal Endotoxin Tolerant Dogs”, S.A.M.A., No. 204, pp. 530-531, May 6, 1968 abstract

8] Lillehie, R.C. Ersek, R.A. Castaneda, A. Dietzman, R.H.: “Treatment of Low Output Syndrome with Methylprednisolone and Isoproternol”, S.A.M.A., No. 204, pp.530, May 1968 abstract.

9] Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Idezuki, Y. Lillehei, R.C.: “Increased Sympathetic Nervous System Activity- The Lethal Factor in Experimental Cardiogenic Shock”, Fed. Proc., No. 27, pp. 448, March-April 1968 abstract.

10] Ersek, R.A. Cutting, E. Chou, S. Tierney, R. Joel, Najarian, J.S. Lillihei, R.C.: “Procurement of Transplantable Tissues”, Minn. Med., pp. 183-193, January 1969.

11] Idezuki, Y. Dietzman, R.H. Feemster, J.A. Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, R.C.: “Successful 24-Hour Preservation of Pancreaticoduodenal Allografts with Hypothermia and Hyperbaric Oxygen”, Surg., No. 45, pp. 275-282, 1969.

12] 12] Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, C.W. Castaneda, A.R. Lillehei, R.C.: “Low Output Syndrome: Recognition and Treatment”, J. Thorac. And Cardiov. Surg., Vol. 57, No. 1, January 1969.

13] Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, C.W.: ” A Trapping Device to Prevent Calcium Embolism During the Removal and Placement of Heart Valves”, J. Cardiovascular Surg. (Torino), No. 10, pp. 155-156, March-April 1969.

14] Feemster, J.A. Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A Lillehei, R.C.: ” The Effect of Various Methods of Tissue Preservation on Morphology and Enzyme Structure of the Canine Kidney”, Editor-John C. Norman, Co-Editor-Robert A. Ersek, ET. Al., Organ Perfusion and Preservation, Chapter 40, pp. 537-550, 1969.

15] Ersek, R.A. Chesler, E. Korns, M.E. Edwards, J.R.: “Spontaneous Rupture of a False left Ventricular Aneurysm Following Myocardial Infarction”, Am. Heart J, No. 77:5, pp. 677-680, May 1969.

16] Ersek, R.A. Kjellstrand, C. Najarian, J.S. Lillehei, R.C.: “A New Arteriovenous Shunt Design”, Trans. Amer. Soc. Artificial Internal Organs, Vol. XV, pp. 267, 1969.

17] Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Black, J.M. Lillehei, R.C.: “High Output, Low Resistance Gram-Negative Septic Shock in Man”, Angiogology, No. 20, pp. 691-700, December 1969.

18] Motsay, G.J. Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, R.C.: “Hemodynamic Alterations and Results of Treatment of Patients with Gram-Negative Septic Shock”, Surgery, Vol. 67, pp. 577-583, April 1970.

19] Ibarra Perez, C. Ersek, R.A. Bonnebea, R.C. Lillehei, C.W.: ” Catorce Anos de Experiencia en al Manejo de la Arteria Mesenterica Postoperatorica de la Coarctacion Aortica”, Arch. Instit. Cardiol. Mexico TOMOXXXVIII, No. 1, pp. 103-109, February 1968.

20] Ersek, R.A.: “Peritoneal Access Device for Dialysis”, J.A.M.A., Vol. 215, No. I, pp. 103-109, February 22, 1971.

21] Ersek, R.A.: “Repairing a Leaky Gastrotomy”, Hospital Phys., pp. 66-67, June 1971.

22] King, W.L. Ersek, R.A. Rozelle, L.T. Petersen, E.D. Beisang, A. Lillehei, R.C.: “Technique for Predicting the Effectiveness of Aortic Valve Preservation Methods”, Surgery, No. 69, pp. 863-869, June 1971.

23] Kubicek, W.G. From, A.H.L. Patterson, R.P. Witsoe, D.A. Castaneda, A. Lillehei, R.C. Ersek, R.A.: “Impedance Cardiography as a Non-Invasive Means to Monitor Cardiac Function”, J. Assn. Advan. Med. Instrum., No. 4, pp. 79-84, 1970.

24] Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, R.C.: “A Simple Solution for the Complex Problem of Surgical Lighting”, AORN Journal, pp. 68-72, January 1972.

25] Dietzman, R.H. Castaneda, A.R. Lillehei, C.W. Ersek, R.A. Motsay, G.J. Lillehei, R.C.: “Corticosteroids as Effective Vasodilators in the Treatment of Low Output Syndrome”, Chest, No. 57, pp. 440-453, May 1970.

26] Ersek, R.A. Sako, Y Lillehei, R.C.: “Advantages of Silicone Rubber Vessel Loop”, Surgery, No. 132, pp. 1067-1068, June 1971.

27] Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, R.C.: “Specific Lighting for Surgery”, Surgery, March 1972.

28] Ersek, R.A. Lillehei, R.C.: “New Lighting System for Deep Surgery”, Journal of Abdominal Surgery, pp. 113-114, June 1972.

29] Ersek, R.A. Bradford, D.S.: “Fiberoptic Lighting System for Orthopaedic Operations”, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 54-A, No. 6, pp. 1327-1329, 1972.

30] Schultz, L.S. Alho, A.V. Dietzman, R.H. Ersek, R.A. Motsay, G.J. Romero, L.H. Ruiz, J.O. Lillehei, R.C.: “Pharmacological Assistance in the Low Output Syndrome”, Proc. Of Symp. On Schock in Low and High Flow States, ICS, No.247, Excerpta Medica, 1972, pp. 131-138.

31] Ersek, R.A.: “Low Back Pain: Prompt Relief with Transcutaneous Neurostimulation, A Report of 35 Consecutive Patients”, Orthopaedic Review, Vol. V, No. 12, pp. 27-31, December 1976.

32] Ersek, R.A.: “Relief of Acute Musculoskeletal Pain Using Transcutaneous Electrical Neurostimulation”, J.A.C.E.P., No. 6, pp. 300-303, July 1977.

33] Arrillaga, A. Ersek, R.A. Baricos, W.M. Ryan, R.F.: “Method for the Prevention of Firm Breasts from Capsular Contraction”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, No. 60, pp. 752, 1977.

34] Ersek, R.A.: “Transcutaneous Electrical Neurostimulation-A New Therapeutic Modality for Controlling Pain”, Cl. Orth. And Rel. Research, No. 128, pp.314-324, October 1977.

35] Ersek, R.A. Lebantre, H King, L.: “Anhidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, No. 65, pp. 487-491, April 1980.

36] Ersek, R.A. Meyer, M.H.: “Treatment of Avulsion Injuries with Porcine Skin Xenografts”, Surg., Gyn. And Obst., No. 151, pp. 33-35, July 1980.

37] Ersek, R.A. Diehl, M: “Porcine Xenografts for Treatment of Skin Defects in Horses”, J. Am. Vet. Assoc., Vol. 177, No. 7, pp. 625-628, October 1980.

38] Ersek, R.A. Hachen, H.J.: “Porcine Xenografts in the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, No. 6, pp. 464-470, December 1980.

39] Ersek, R.A.: “Mesenteric Transillumination for Vascular Visualization”, S. G. O., Vol. 152, pp. 330-340, March 1981.

40] Ersek, R.A.: “Ischemic Necrosis and Elastic Net Bandages”, Texas Medical Association, TMA News, Vol. 78, pp. 47-49, July 1982.

41] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft for Damaged or Missing Skin”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 23, pp. 83-93, October 1983.

42] Ersek, R.A. Lorio, J.: “The Most Indolent Skin Ulcers Treated with Porcine Xenograft and Silver Ions”, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 158, pp. 431-436, May 1984.

43] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al.: “Processed Bovine Cartilage: An Improved Bio-Synthetic Implant for Contour Defects”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 397-408, May, 1984.

44] Ersek, R.A.: “Suction Assisted Lipectomy-The Blunt Technique”, Travis County Medical Society Journal, Vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 13-15, May 1984.

45] Ersek, R.A. Abell, J.M., Jr. Calhoon, J.H.: “The Island Pedicle Rotation Advancement Gastrocnemius Musculocutaneous Flap for Complete Coverage of the Popliteal Fossa”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 533-536, June, 1984.

46] Ersek, R.A.: “Mechanism of Action of Ag Xenograft as a Skin Substitute”, Transactions, The International Society for Burn Injuries, June 1984.

47] Ersek, R.A. Rothenberg, P.B. Denton, D.R.: “Clinical Use of An Improved, Processed Bovine Cartilage for Contour Defects”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 44-55, July, 1984.

48] Ersek, R.A. Art, W.G. Greer, D., Beisang, A.A., Flynn, P.J., and Denton, D.R. “Process Bovine Cartilage and Improved Biosynthetic Implant for Contour Defects.” Annals of Plastic Surgery. ANAPS 12,5 May 1984, page 397-408

49] Ersek, R.A., Delerm, A.G. “Processed Irradiated Bovine Cartilage for Nasal Reconstruction.” Annals of Plastic Surgery Volume 2 #6, June, 1988, page 540-546

50] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “Rhinophyma: Treatment with Electrocautery and Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, PRS, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp.269-273, August, 1984.

51] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al. Denton, D.R.: ” Nailbed Avulsions Treated with Porcine Xenografts”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 10A, No. 1, pp. 152-153, January 1985.

52] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al.: “The Flexible Tendon Retriever”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 10A, No. 3, pp. 415, May 1985.

53] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al. Denton, D.R.: “Treatment of Skin Graft Donor Sites Using Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenografts”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 80-85, October 1985.

54] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R. Surak, G.M. Peters, C.W.: “Treatment of Spider Bites with Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenografts”, Texas Medicine, Vol. 81, No. 11, pp. 32-35, November 1985.

55] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “Treatment of Skin Graft at Donor Sites Using Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft”, Contemporary Orthopedics, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 27-33, January 1986.

56] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “New Natural Wound Dressing”, Physical Therapy Forum, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp.1-3, January 29, 1986.

57] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “Breast Biopsy Technique-A Plea for Cosmesis”, Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 167-169, February, 1986.

58] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al. Surak, G. Denton, D.R.: ” A New Wound Dressing That Solves the Retention and Storage Problems-A Clinical History”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 28, pp. 72-79, March 1986.

59] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al.: ” Nailbed Avulsions Treated with Porcine Xenografts”, 1986 YearBook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, pp. 134.

60] Ersek, R.A.: “Serial Suction Lipectomy Transactions”, Texas Medical Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, May 10, 1986.

61] Ersek, R.A.: “Sedation: Valium and Ketamine for Outpatient Serial Suction”, Lipolysis Society of North America, Los Angeles, CA, October 1986.

62] Ersek, R.A.: “Serial Vs Massive Suction Lipectomy Resection”, Lipolysis Society of North America, Los Angeles, CA, October 1986.

63] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al.: “Suction Assisted Lipectomy for Correction of 202 Figure Faults in 101 Patients: Indications, Limitations, and Applications”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 78, No. 5, pp. 615-624, November 1986.

64] Ersek, R.A. Delerm, A.G.: “Processed Irradiated Bovine Cartilage for Nasal Reconstruction”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 540-546, June, 1988.

65] Ersek, R.A. ET. Al.: “Cross-Linked Silver-Impregnated Skin for Burn Wound Management”, Journal of Burn Care, September-October Issue, 1988.

66] Ersek, R.A. Dennis, L.W.: “CPT Coding: The Right Way for Right Reasons”, Plastic Surgeon, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 24-25, November 1988.

67] Ersek, R.A. Pitkanen, J. Berry, S. Schade, K.M.: “Simple Two-Step System for Scalds”, Bulletin of Burn Injuries, Vol. 5, pp. 46-50, December 1988.

68] Ersek, R.A. Delerm, A.G.: ” Processed Irradiated Bovine Cartilage for Nasal Reconstruction”, The 1989 Yearbook of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, YearBook Medical Publishers, pp. 147-148, 1989.

69] Ersek, R.A.: “Serial Suction Lipectomy”, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 313-317, April, 1989.

70] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.: “Forehead Avulsions Treated with Silver Impregnated Porcine Xenograft: 2 Case Reports”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 38-42, May 1989.

71] Ersek, R.A.: “A New Magnetic Board for Medication Monitoring During Outpatient Anesthesia”, Lipoplasty Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 56-57, Spring 1989.

72] Ersek, R.A.: “Progress in Prostheses for Breast Augmentation”, Travis County Medical Society Journal, May 1989.

73] Ersek, R.A.: “Electrolipogram in Plastic Surgery”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 38-40, June 1989.

74] Ersek, R.A. Ersek, S.: ” The Sandwich Switch Flap”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 14A, No. 4, pp. 746-747, July 1989.

75] Ersek, R.A. Navarro, J.A.: “The Physiologic Wound Closure”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 35, pp. 6470, October 1989.

76] Ersek, R.A. Navarro, J.A.: “The Physiological Management of Open Wounds”, Surgical Rounds, Vol. 12, No. 10, pp. 37-41, October 1989.

77] Ersek, R.A. Lele, E. Surak, G.S. Denton, D.R. McCue, K: ” Hereditary Progressive Nodular Lipomatosis: A Report and Selective Review of a New Syndrome”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Little Brown and Co., Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 450-455, November 1989.

78] Ersek, R.A. Swift, D.: ” Latest Wrinkle in Wound Closure Strips Eliminates Ugly “Tiger Stripes” by Stopping Skin Shear, Blisters”, The Medical Post, p. 5, December 1989.

79] Ersek, R.A.: “Lipoplasty in the 90’s”, Travis County Medical Society Journal, March 1990.

80] Ersek, R.A. Schade, K.: “Subcutaneous Pseudobursa Secondary to Suction and Surgery”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 442-446, March 1990.

81] Ersek, R.A.: “Autologous Blood Transfusion in Plastic Surgery”, Letter to the Editor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 85, No. 5, pp. 828-829, May 1990.

82] Ersek, R.A.: “Smooth Versus Rough Mammary Prostheses”, Letter to the Editor, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery Journal, Vol. 85, No. 6, pp. 999, June 1990.

83] Ersek, R.A.: “Prosthetic Skin for Physiologic Wound Closure”, CSA NODE Newsletter, (Certified Surgical Assistant-National Surgical Assistant Association), May/June 1990.

84] Ersek, R.A.: “Physiologic Tissue Gel Equivalent”, Letter to the Editor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 86, No. 3, p. 611, September 1990.

85] Ersek, R.A. Vogt, Peter A. Seider, H.A. Moufarrege, Richard Leikensohn, John R. Eisenberg, Harry V. Armstrong, D.P.: “Surface-patterned Silicone Implants Decrease Contracture for Soft Breast Prostheses”, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 25-29, September 1990.

86] MISTI Gold Scientific Summary

87] Ersek, R.A.: “When Your Child Needs Plastic Surgery”, PARENTING IN THE 90’S, 1990 Edition, Sandy J. Kemp, Cameron Publications, Austin, Texas.

88] Ersek, R.A. Denton, D.R.: “Silver Speed Skin: Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft for the Treatment of Skin Lesions in the Elderly”, Geriatric and Rehabilitation, Vol. 3, No. 2 (1990), 85-95/Forum.

89] Ersek, R.A.: “Firestorm Fibrosis”, Technical Forum, Bul. Of the Int. Soc. Clin. Plas. Surgeons, Vol. 14, No. 3, August 1990.

90] Ersek, R.A. Navarro, J.A.: “Maximizing Wound Healing with Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft”, Today’s O.R. Nurse, Vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 4-9, December 1990.

91] Ersek, R.A. Phillips, C. Schade, K.: “Obesity Can be Treated by Suction Lipoplasty When Combined with Other Procedures”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Vol. 15, pp. 67-71, Winter 1991.

92] Ersek, R.A.: ” Transplantation of Purified Autologous Fat: A 3-Year Follow-up Is Disappointing”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 219-227, February 1991.

93] Ersek, R.A. Beisang III, A.A.: “Bioplastique: A New Textured Copolymer Microparticle Promises Permanence in Soft-Tissue Augmentation”, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery Journal, Vol. 87, No. 4, pp. 693-702, April 1991.

94] Ersek, R.A.: ” Rate and Incidence of Capsular Contracture: A Comparison of Smooth and Textured Silicone Double-Lumen Breast Prostheses”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 87, No. 5, pp. 879-884, May 1991.

95] Ersek, R.A. Beisang III, A.A. Geise, R.A.: “Radiolucent Prosthetic Gel”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal, Vol. 87, No. 5, pp. 885-892, May 1991.

96] Ersek, R.A. Shelton, T.O.: “Radiolucent Gel for Breast Prostheses”, Travis County Medical Society Journal, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 8-10, May 1991.

97] Ersek, R.A.: “Firestorm Fibrosis: The Fast Fibrotic Phenomenon”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 494-498, May 1991.

98] Ersek, R.A. Burroughs, J.R. Ersek, C.L. Navarro, A.: ” Interrelationship of Capsule Thickness and Breast Hardness Confirmed by a New Measurement Method”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 87, No. 6, June 1991.

99] Ersek, R.A.: ” Comparative Study of Dermabrasion, Phenol Peel, and Acetic Acid Peel”, Aesthetic plastic Surgery, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 241-243, Summer 1991.

100] Ersek, R.A. Navarro, J.A.: “Transaxillary Subpectoral Placement of Textured Breast Prostheses”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 93-96, July 1991.

101] Ersek, R.A.: “Mikro-Fullung Maxi-Wirkung”, Dieneuebeauty, Jahrgang S35, -/DM6.50, Austria, April/Mai 91.9.

102] Ersek, R.A.: “Skin Plumper”, (Bioplastique), Allure, August 1991.

103] Ersek, R.A. Ersek, S.L.: “Circular Cinching Stitch”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 349-352, August 1991.

104] Ersek, R.A.: “Skin Under Pressure: Beyond Retin A”, (Bioplastique), Self, September 1991.

105] Ersek, R.A.: “A Body To Die For”, (MISTI Gold Breast Prostheses), Redbook, September 1991.

106] Ersek, R.A.: “Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants (MISTI) Alter Beneficially Breast Capsule Formation at 36 Months”, Journal of long-Term Effects of medical implants, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 155-169, 1991.

107] Ersek, R.A.: Letter to the Editor: “Transplantation of Autologous Fat”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 88, No. 6, p. 1110, in response to comments by Carson Lewis, December 1991.

108] Ersek, R.A. Glaes, K.L. Navarro, J.A.: “Results of Reaugmentation with MISTI Prostheses After Failure of Smooth Silicone Prostheses”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 89, No. 1, pp. 83-87, January 1992.

109] Ersek, R.A., Beisang III, A.A.: “Bioplastique: A New Biphasic Polymer for Minimally Invasive Injection Implantation”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 59-65, Winter 1992.

110] Ersek, R.A.: “Bioplastique: Specific Technical Advice on Its Use and Possible Complications”, Aesthetic plastic Surgery Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 67-68, Winter 1992.

111] Ersek, R.A., Beisang III, A.A.: ” Mammalian Response to Subdermal Implantation of Textured Microimplants”, Aesthetic plastic Surgery Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 84-90, Winter 1992.

112] Ersek, R.A., Denton, D.R.: “Processed Irradiated Bovine Cartilage: Studies of Humoral Response in mice and Humans”, Actualites De Chirurgie Esthetique, Actuel Sofcep 92, Sous la direction de Bernard Mole; #16, pp. 187-196, Masson Publishers, 1992- paris Milan Barcelone Bonn.

113] Ersek, R.A.: Reply to Letter to the Editor from Isaac J. Peled; re: “Firestorm Fibrosis: The Fast Fibrotic Phenomenon”, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 28, No. 5, p. 502, May 1992.

114] Ersek, R.A.: “Truth’s Most Articulate Advocate”, Book Review, Lipoplasty, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 8, Fall 1992 newsletter.

115] Ersek, R.A.: “Beware the Promises from Mecca”, Lipoplasty, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 9, Fall 1992 newsletter.

116] Ersek, R.A., Beisang III, A.A.: ” Bioplastique: A New Textured Copolymer Microparticle Promises Permanence in Soft Tissue Augmentation”, Abstract, Lipoplasty, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 9, Fall 1992 Newsletter.

117] Ersek, R.A.: “Minimally Invasive Implantation on Microparticles for Tissue Augmentation”, Minimally Invasive Therapy, Vol. 1, Supplement 1, p. 71, 1992.

118] Ersek, R.A.: ” Figure Fault Sculpturing”, Ms. Texas USA Pageant magazine, p. 32, March 1993.

119] Ersek, R.A.: “Breast Reduction”, Travis County Medical Society Journal, pp. 12-13, March/April 1993.

120] Ersek, R.A., Choi, H.Y. Stovall, R.B.: “Minimally Invasive Injection Surgery with Textured Micro-Particles”, Asian journal of Surgery, Vol. 16, No. 2, April 1993.

121] Ersek, R.A., Navarro, J.A Nemeth, D.Z. Sas, G.: “A No Bleed Implant”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 17, pp. 225-228, 1993.

122] Ersek, R.A., Ersek, G.A. Ersek, C.L. Williams, John: ” A New Biologically, Ostically, Oncotically Balanced Gel That Shows Calcifications Blocked by Silicone”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 17, pp. 331-334, 1993.

123] Ersek, R.A., Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Wound Closure Using a Skin Stretch Device”, Contemporary Orthopaedics, vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 495-500, June 1994.

124] Ersek, R.A., Bell, H.N. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Serial and Superficial Suction for Steatopygia (Hottentot Bustle)”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 18, pp. 279-282, 1994.

125] Ersek, R.A.: “Textured Silicone Breast Implants”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 95, No. 4, pp. 771-772, April 1995.

126] Ersek, R.A. Stovall, R.B. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Chin Augmentation Using Minimally Invasive Technique-Bioplastique”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 985-992, May 1995.

127] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “The Saddle Lift for Tight Thighs”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 19, pp.341-343, 1995.

128] Ersek, R.A. Bell, H.N. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Gynecomastia”, Lipoplasty Newsletter, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 21-22, Fall 1995.

129] Ersek, R.A.: Editorial. “Whither Goest Lipoplasty?”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 19, pp. 409-410, 1995.

130] Ersek, R.A.: Editorial. “Who Really Wants What?”, Lipoplasty Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp.9-10, Winter/Spring 1996.

131] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A., “Buttocks Lift for Tight Thighs”, Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.59-63, Spring 1996.

132] Ersek, R.A. Kalmaz, D.B., “Instant Expansion of Breast Implantation,” {In Press}.

133] Ersek, R.A. Jones, Rachel, Qiao, Qun, “Chinese Surgeon Broadens Expertise While Studying in Texas”, Texas Medicine, Vol. 92, No. 10, pp. 20-21, October 1996.

134] Ersek, R.A., “Lipoplasty-Why Bother?”, Lipoplasty Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 16-17, Fall 1996.

135] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A., “Circumferential Liposuction”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 880-883, October 1996.

136] Ersek, R.A. Mann, G.J., Vazquez-Salisbury, A., “Endermologie: A Preliminary Report”, {In Press}.

137] Ersek, R.A. Stoval, R.B. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Minimally Invasive Macro Implants”, World Plast, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 275-285, 1996.

138] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A Parkinnen, M., “Biodegradable Positive Fixation for the Endoscopic Brow Lift”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 98, No. 6, pp. 1087-1091, November 1996.

139] Ersek, R.A.: “The Risk Associated with Using Marcaine Is Too Great”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 268-270, August 1997.

140] Ersek, R.A.,Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Abdominal Etching”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 21, pp. 328-331, 1997

141] Ersek, R.A. Gregory, S.R. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Bioplastique at Six Years; Clinical Outcome Studies”, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol.100, No.6, pp.1570-74, November 1997.

142] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Textured Surface, Non-Silicone Gel Breast Implants; Four Years Clinical Outcome”, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 100, No. 7, pp. 1729-39, December 1997.

143] Ersek, R.A. Chang, P. and Salisbury, M.A. “Lipo Layering of Autologous Fat: An Improved Technique with Promising Results,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. 820-826 March 1998.

144] Ersek, R.A. Vazquez-Salisbury, A.: “Split Level Brow Lift”, World Plastic Surgery Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 16-23, 1997.

145] Ersek, R.A. Mann, G.E. Vazquez-Salisbury, A. Salisbury, S.: “Noninvasive Mechanical Body Contouring: A Preliminary Clinical Outcome Study”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 21, pp. 61-67, 1997

146] Chang, P Wiseman, J. Jacoby, T. Salisbury, A. Ersek, R.A.: “Non-Invasive Mechanical Body Contouring; Endermologie a One Year Clinical Outcome Study Update”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 22, pp.145-53, 1998.

147] Ersek, R.A. Salisbury, A.V.: “The Split Level Brow Lift”, Worldplast, 2:124, 1998

148] Ersek, R.A.: “Safety and Efficacy Report: External Fatty Tissue Massage”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol. 2, No.1, p. 273.

149] Ersek, R.A.: “Buttock Lift – The Centerline Approach”, The Aesthetic Surgery Journal, July/August 1999, p. 336 – 339.

150] Karnes, J.; Salisbury, M.; Schaeferle, M.; Beckham, P.; Ersek, R.A.: “Porous High-Density Polyethylene Implants (Medpor) for Nasal Dorsum Augmentation”, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, January 2000, Vol. 1, P. 25-30.

151] Ersek, R.A.: “Removal of Lipomas by Liposuction”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Vol 105, No. 2, p. 806 February, 2000.

152] Ersek, RA, Gater, Laura: “Liposuction Safety and Ethics”, Plastic Surgery Products, Feb., 2000, pg. 24-28.

153] Karnes, J.; Morrison, W.; Salisbury, M.; Schaeferle, M.; Beckham, P.; Ersek, RA.: “Simultaneous Breast Augmentation and Lift”, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 24, No. 2, March/April, 2000.

154] Ersek, R.A.: “Bioplastique and Soft Tissue Augmentation”, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, April, 2000, pg. 135-136.

155] Ersek, R.A.: “The Latest in Tummy Tucks:, Plastic Surgery Products, August, 2000, pg. 28 – 30.

156] Ersek, R.A.; Schaeferle, M.; Beckham, P.: “Gynecomastia” Aesthetic Surgery Journal, September, 2000, Vol. 5, pg. 381-386.

157] Ersek, R.A.: “A Better Body”, Women’s World Weekly, May 30, 2000.

158] Ersek, R.A., More on Bioplastique, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Volume 24, No. 6, November-December 2000, page 461 and 462.

159] Morrison, et al, Ersek, R.A.,The Minimal Facelift Liposuction of the Neck and Jowls, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 25: 94-99, 2001.

160] Does This Woman Need Plastic Surgery? Glamour Magazine, April, 2001, pages 268 – 271.

161] Wiseman, J, Cullington, J.R., Schaeferle, M., Beckham, P., Salisbury, M., Ersek, R.A., Aesthetic Aspects of Neurofibromatosis Reconstruction with the Vacuum-Assisted Closure System, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Vol. 25, No. 5 September/October 2001: 326-331.

162] Ersek, R.A., Cullington, J.R, Harrison, T.A., Youman, D.J. Bissett, J.D., Beckham, P.H., Schaeferle, M, Salisbury, M., Wiseman, J., Specialty Charity Care … An Interesting Case, TCMS Journal, September/October, 2001.

163] Ersek, R.A., Karnes J., Salisbury, M., Schaeferle, M., Beckham, P., “Hip Lift” Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 26:126-129 2002.

164] Ersek, R.A.: Discussion “Long-Term Results of MISTI Gold Breast Implants: A Retrospective Study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Vol . 110, No. 6. November 2002.

165] Ersek, R.A., Ketamine and Valium: Dissociative Anesthesia for Safety Sake, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Vol. 73, August 2003, Page 179.

166] Ersek, R.A.: How I Increased by Net Worth $10 Million Dollars by the Ethical Practice of Medicine, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Volume 73, August 2003, Page 277.

167] Ersek, R.A., Severe and Mortal Complications from Liposuction and How to Avoid Them, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Volume 73, August 2003, Page 277.

168] Ersek, R.A., Schantz, S., Girling, R., Salisbury, M., Partial Muscle Coverage may be Partial Trouble, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Vol. 73, August 2003, Page 262.

169] Ersek, R.A., Wiseman, J., Cullington, J., Schaeferle, M., Beckham, P., Salisbury, M. Aesthetic Aspects of Neurofibromatosis Reconstruction with Vacuum-Assisted Closure, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Vol. 73, August 2003, Page 278.

170] Ersek, R.A., Preventing Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema in Healthy Cosmetic Surgery Patients, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, Page 49-50, Jan./Feb. 2004.

171] Ersek, R.A., Fatal Pulmonary Embolism, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 113, No. 6, May 2004, Page 1868 – 1869.

172] Metabolic Modulation by Lipoplasty: A Case Report and Invitation for Investigators, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 28:120-122, 2004.

.173] Ersek, R.A., “Dissociative Anesthesia for Safety Sake: Ketamine and Diazepam – A 35-Year Personal Experience”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 113, Number 7, June 2004, Pages 1955-1959.

174] “Stem Cell Stunt Sparks Skepticism Among Peers”, Robert A. Ersek, MD and John Jesitus; Cosmetic Surgery Times, Volume 7, No. 10, December 2004, Pages 4 and 10.

175] “General Anesthesia The Real Culprit in DVT”, Ersek, R.A.; Plastic Surgery News, January 2005, Page 28.

176] “Autologous Blood for Safer Surgery”, Robert A. Ersek, MD, Letter to the Editor, Travis County Medical Society Journal, January/February, 2005, Vol. 51, No. 1, Page 22.

177] “Clinical Pearl”, Ersek, R.A, Atlas of Liposuction, Wilkinson, T.S., 2005, Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, Chapter 3, Page 59

178] “Letter to the Editor”, Ersek, R.A., Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May, 2005, Vol. 115, No. 6, Page 1781-1783

179] “Vaginal Labioplasty”, Gerling, R., Salisbury, M., Ersek, R.A., Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May, 2005, Vol. 115, No. 6, Page 1792-1793

180] “Proms Gone Wild”, Ersek, R.A., Holmstead, People Magazine, May 30, 2005, Vol. 63, No. 21, Page 58-60

181] “A Cut Above”, Outtan, Chantal, Austin Business Journal, June 03, 2005, Article about Personique’s television appearances.

182] “Silicone Gel Registry Requirement”, Ersek, R.A., Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 116, No. 1, July 2005, Page 355

183] “Sequential (Serial) Suction”, Ersek, R.A., Salisbury, M., Girling V, R., Clinics in Plastic Surgery, January 2006, Vol. 33, No. 1, Pages 75-77

184] “Discussion: A Retrospective Study with the Use of a Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Thromboembolism Phyrophylaxis in Large Volume Liposuction and Body Contouring Procedures”, Ersek, R.A., Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal, 30; 96-97-2006

185] “The Key to Long Term Success in Liposuction and a Guide for Plastic Surgeons and Patients” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol 117, No. 3, March 2006, pp. 1045-1046

186] “Jennifer Aniston Look A Like” National Enquirer, March 26, p. NE25

187] “Out on a Limb” Austin Home Living, March/April, p. 96-98

188] Ersek, R.A., “Fluid Resuscitation and Liposuction” Aesth. Plast. Surgery 30:666, 206

189] “Is 12 Too Young for Lipo?” Marie Claire UK, March 2007

190] Ersek, R.A. Unusually Successive Deflation of Textured Implants, Plastic and Recon Surg. File 19, No. 4, page 1381-2 April 2007

191] Ersek, R.A., Guest Author, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, “Office Based Plastic Surgery”

192] Ersek, R.A., “Pre-teen Procedures” Cosmetic Surgery Times, March 2007

193] Ersek, R.A., “Too Young For Lipo?” People Mag., November 13, 2006

194] Ersek, R.A., “Weighing Liposuction” Austin American Statesman, September 26, 2006

195] Ersek, R.A., Salisbury, M., Chang, P., Wilkerson, I., Chambless, N., “Body Contouring as an Outpatient Procedure” Obesity Help Magazine, Issue 3, 2007

Video Publications: 1] “What is Breast Augmentation Mammoplasty?” Patient Education film, 20 minutes.

2] “Transaxillary Approach to Breast Augmentation,” Physician Instruction film, 22 minutes.

3] “MISTI: Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implant Silicone Prosthesis,” Surgeon Instruction film, 20 minutes.

4] “After the Surgery: Helping Your Body Heal,” Patient Education film, 15 minutes.

5] “Bioplastique,” Physician instruction film, 40 minutes.

6] VOLUME I: What is Augmentation Mammoplasty? VOLUME II: Plastic Surgery Procedures; VOLUME III: After The Surgery: Helping your Body Heal.

7] “Steroid Induced Gynecomastia,” 12 minutes, 1993.

8] “Acquired Gynecomastia,” 17 minutes, 1993.

Co-Editor: Organ Perfusion and Preservation edited by John C. Norman, Et. Al.,
New York: Appleton-Century-Croft, 1968.

Guest Editor: Seminars in Plastic Surgery; edited by Larry H. Hollier, Jr., M.D.; Volume 21; May 2007, Number 2.

Books Authored: Ersek, R.A.: “Pain Control with Transcutaneous Electrical Neurostimulation”. Published by Warren Green and Company, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 1981. Library of Congress Catalogue No. 78-50175, ISBN No. 087527-168-5.

Ersek, R.A.: “A New Nose”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 1999.

Ersek, R.A.: “A New Face”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 1999.

Ersek, R.A. Schaeferle, M. Beckham, P.H.: “A New Body”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 1999.

Ersek, R.A. Schaeferle, M.: “Figure Fulfillment”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 1999.

Ersek, R.A. Schaeferle, M. Beckham, P.H.: “A Better Body”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 2004.

Ersek, R.A. Salisbury, M: “Mega Lipo”. Published by Med Web World, Provo, Utah, USA, 2004.

Ersek, R.A., Salisbury, M, Beckham, P, Lipoplasty University: “Real Men Have Plastic Surgery”. Published by Med Web Publications, Utah, USA 2005

Scientific Exhibits: Cytogenetics in Clinical Medicine
S.A.M.A. Squibb Contest, 1965, Chicago, Illinois
Membrane Oxygenator
S.A.M.A. Squibb Contest, 1967, Chicago, Illinois
Membrane Oxygenator
American Medical Association, 1967, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Organ Perfusion Apparatus
S.A.M.A. Squibb Contest, 1968, Detroit, Michigan
Silver Impregnated Porcine Xenograft for Temporary Replacement of Injured or Missing skin
American College of Surgeons, 69th Clinical Congress, 1983, Atlanta, Georgia
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Processed Bovine Cartilage for Contour Defects: Experimental and Clinical Experience
with 3-Year Follow-Up
American College of Surgeons, 69th Clinical Congress, 1983, Atlanta, Georgia
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A. Et. Al
Chondroplast: Processed Bovine Cartilage
National Congress of Plastic Surgery, 1983, Montreal, Canada
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Porcine Xenograft for Contaminated Wounds
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1984, Las Vegas, Nevada
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Porcine Xenograft for Contaminated Wounds
American College of Surgeons, 1984, San Francisco, California
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Outpatient Suction Lipectomy
Texas Medical Association, 1986, Dallas, Texas
Exhibitors: Ersek, R.A., Zambrano, J., Surak, G., Lele, E.
Biosynthetic Dressings That Increase Healing Rates
American College of Surgeons, 72nd Annual Clinic Congress, 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana
Exhibitors: Ersek, R.A., Surak, G., Denton, D.
The Use of Chondroplast in Nasal Reconstruction
1986, Los Angeles, California
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Silver Skin for Scalds
American College of Surgeons, 1988, Chicago, Illinois
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Suction Lipoplasty for Reconstructive Surgery
Texas Medical Association, 1989, Fort Worth, Texas
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Prosthetic Skin for Physiologic Wound Closure
Southern Medical Association Annual Meeting, 1989, Washington, D.C.
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Suction Lipoplasty for Reconstructive Surgery
Lipoplasty Society of North America, Annual Meeting, 1989, Atlanta, Georgia
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Suction Lipoplasty for Reconstructive Surgery
Aesthetic Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Annual Meeting, 1990, Chicago, Illinois
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
MISTI, Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants-24 month Follow-Up
Aesthetic Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Annual Meeting, 1990, Chicago, Illinois
Exhibitor: Ersek, R.A.
Scientific Exhibit, May 1993, “Outpatient Surgery for Liposuction” (2nd award winner-Group I) Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas.
Scientific Exhibit, September 1993, “Steatopygia: Hottentot Bustle”, Lipoplasty Society of North America Fall Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Scientific Exhibit, October 1993, “Gynecomastia”, “A New Diamond Drain”. American College of Surgeons Annual Session, San Francisco, California.
Presenter, April 1994, NOSE ’94; Meeting of the Finish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Tampere, Finland.
Scientific Exhibit, May 1994, “Gynecomastia”, (2nd award winner-Group I); “Steatopygia”; “Constructive Cosmetic Surgery”. Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
Scientific Exhibit, September 1994, “The Saddle (Straddle) Lift Series”, LSNA 12th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
Scientific Exhibit, March 1995, “Steroid Induced Gynecomastia”, SE.02, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., 28th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.
Scientific Exhibit, March 1995, “The But*tucks Lift for Tight Thighs”, SE.10, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., 28th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Special Honors:

First Place Gold Medal, College Swimming Team1959
President of Pre-Medical Society1960
Selected as Chapel Speaker1960
Selected by Faculty as Student Teaching Fellow For Bacteriology Laboratory1960
Chosen by College Administration for Student AffairsCommittee1961
Selected by Colleagues to Represent State of West Virginia at National Forensic Meeting1961
Selected to Undergraduate Research Society at Hahneman1962
Selected by Faculty to Present Student Lecture on Aloxan Induced Diabetes1962
Selected by Faculty to Present Student Lecture on Reticuloendothelial System1962
Appointed Chairman of Serpent Society1963
Editor-in-Chief of Yearbook1964
President of Student American Medical Association And Student Institute at Hahnemann1964
Awarded Research Fellowship1964
Third Place Award for Display in Student American Medical Association Squibb National Competition1965
National and Regional Vice-President of Student American Medical Association1965
Awarded Research Fellowship1965
Alan Edelsohn Prize by Faculty for Outstanding Leadership and Service to Hahnemann Medical College1966
Grand Award for Membrane Oxygenator, Science Exhibit in Student American Medical Association Squibb National Contest1967
Nominated for Outstanding Young Men of America1969
Award for Excellence in Medical Writing from Minnesota Medicine1970
Listed Who’s Who in America1978
Listed Who’s Who in American Industry and Finance1979
Member, Board of Directors, Ballet Austin1980
Member, Knights of the Symphony1980
Listed Who’s Who in the World1983
Listed Who’s Who in American Medical Specialties1984
Listed Who’s Who in Texas1986
Fellow American College of Surgeons1986
Elected Chairman of Plastic Surgery Division, Southern Medical Association1988
Photograph Awards received from Travis County Medical Society1983-1990
Cover Photo for Travis County Medical Journal May Issue1989
Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants, Washington, D.C.1991
Elected President of the Lipoplasty Society of North America1996-1997
Elected to World Medical Advisory Board for inventing the first intravascular stent. U.S. Patent No. 3,657,7441997
Invited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand to present lectures on Caucasian nose, liposuction, and face-lifting1998
Honorary member of Hungarian Society of Plastic Surgery1999
Winner of the 2002 coveted W.C. Fields award for the most complicated plastic surgery case.2002
Honorary member of Ugoslav Plastic Surgery Society2002

Inventions: 1] A New Biological Specimen Collection System- U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C., Patent No. 3,346,883.

2] RECAD and Dialyzer- a membrane pump-oxygenator with one moving part, no occlusive valves, with intrinsic and extrinsic controls and cardiac pacer and synchronization capabilities. By changing the membrane from silicone rubber to cellophane, the artificial heart-lung becomes a kidney.

3] Subcutaneous Peritoneal Reservoir- a silicone rubber reservoir with a steel disk in the center thereof and a conduit to the intraperitoneal cavity to be used for a low-cost method of home dialysis.

4] Arteriovenous Shunt- a Teflon and silicone rubber short circuit between the arterial and venous systems for hemodialysis with a positive tissue ingrowth assuring a mechanical and germ-proof seal. A unique ball joint system is used for the junction means which allows for one-handed use, and hence, self-dialysis. U.S. Patent No. 3,638,649.

5] Double Lumen Catheter-for the simultaneous exit and inflow of blood that is to be cleansed, treated, or oxygenated. A new design allows 150 per cent greater flows in a given vessel than the prior art.

6] Double Balloon Catheter- for isolation of the circulation to and from a region or organ to permit selective treatment or, in the case of donation for transplant, early preservation.

7] Vessel Loops- for the positive identification of vessels and other structures during surgery. Patent pending.

8] Patient Carrier- to prevent repeated dislodgment of broken bones and other structures in the emergency patient who must receive many treatments and studies during the initial assessment and repair. U.S. Patent No. 3,648,305.

9] Surgical Clip- a new staple-like device to allow for the rapid and certain occlusion of vessels during surgery, including a pistol-like applier.

10] Intravascular Stent – a new device to allow for the rapid and certain installation of prosthetic and transplanted heart valves by an expandable metal sleeve. This device is incorporated into the wall of the housing vessel (or heart) and thus never comes in contact with the passing blood. U.S. Patent No. 3,657,744.

11] Heat Exchanger- a disposable high flow, low resistance heat exchanger with no external power source, no moving parts, and three degree accuracy for warming stored blood and other solutions prior to administration intravenously. U.S. Patent No. 3,612,059.

12] Biopsy Needle- similar to the prior art but having a positive means for clot formation so that even a punctured vessel will be rapidly sealed.

13] Suction Collector- a device for the simultaneous suction, collection and retraction during the decalcification and replacement of heart valves.

14] Closed Rebreathing System- allows the comfortable collection of all expired gases for treatment or analysis, with a non-traumatic sealing system.

15] Sever Cord- a means for simultaneously ligating and dividing vessels, umbilical cords, and other structures. U.S. Patent No. 3,631,858.

16] Fiberoptic Illuminator- provides bright, cool, sterile, obedient light within wounds and deep cavities. Sheath Patent No. 3,794,091 with lens-U.S. Patent No. 3,809,072.

17] Safety Thermometer- classic glass fever thermometer coated with plastic to decrease breakage and protect against injury. U.S. Patent No. 3,838,600.

18] Vesseloops- color-coded elliptical silicone rubber loops for occlusion, retraction, identification of vessels and other structures.

19] Fracture Fixation- a new configuration of expanded stainless steel mesh for repair of fractures. U.S. Patent No. 3,710,789.

20] A Skin Storage System (Co-inventor A.A. Beisang, III) – a new system for the harvesting, preparation, and storage of sterile skin grafts, both human and animal, for temporary skin replacement. U.S. Patent No. 3,793,103.

21] Improvements in Vascular Prosthesis: Additional design and preparation modifications to the Mendich method for human umbilical cord preservation as arterial substitute. (Co-inventor A.A. Beisang, III) Several patents pending.

22] Vessel Stabilizer- disposable surgical instrument to generally stabilize vascular wall during suturing. Patents pending.

23] Method of preparing vascular grafts of human and other origins for tissue ingrowth. (Co-inventors A.A. Beisang, III and D.G. Holman) U.S. Patent no. 4,239,498.

24] Method of performing vascular grafts of human and other umbilical cord origins for tissue ingrowth. (Co-inventors A.A.Beisang, III and D.G. Holman) U.S. Patent No. 4,239,492.

25] Method of performing vascular grafts of human and other animal origin. (Co-inventors A.A. Beisang, III and D.G. Holman) U.S. Patent No. 4,240,794.

26] Septal Splint- a disposable plastic splint for maintaining the structural integrity of the nasal septum following surgery. U.S. Patent No. 4,378,802.

27] Septal Splint- a series of splints for the nasal septum including a simple flat plastic implantable septal splint; a fenestrated airway member in a ballooned fenestrated airway member. U.S. Patent No. 4,592,357.

28] Method for fixing prosthetic implants in a living body. U.S. Patent No. 3,657,744.

29] Wound Closure Strips- adhesive strips designed specifically with the elastic modulus of skin provide a waterproof, germproof, flexible physiologic skin prostheses with a temporary splinting of wounds during healing. U.S. Patent No. 4,780,168.

30] MISTI: Molecular Impact surface Textured Implant, a new textured surface prostheses for breast augmentation. Patent Pending.

31] DIAB Cannula: Blunt cannula with a lumen on taper to allow for dissection, injection, aspiration, biopsy, and delivery of viscous injectable substances. Patent Pending.

32] Marquis Diamond Drain: A surgical drain apparatus and method for draining fluid from a wound while preventing contaminants from entering the wound and preventing substantial leakage of drained fluid. U.S. Patent No. 5,045,075.

33] Textured Micro Implants, Bioplastique: Micro textured implant particles; biphasic co-polymer for injection through a special needle to fill dents in nose, pock marks, chins, cheeks, etc. (Co-authors: Arthur A. Beisang, Jr., A.A. Beisang, III) U.S. Patent No. 5,258,028.

34] Bio-Osmotic Gel for Implant Prostheses: New biologically, osmotically, oncotically balanced safety gel for filling breast prostheses that has increased radioluscency and biocompatibility compared with saline or silicone gel. U.S. Patent No. 5,067,965.

35] Network Training Apparatus and Method (Co-Inventor M. Salisbury). Patent Pending

36] Generic-customized Publishing Apparatus and Method (Co-Inventor M. Salisbury) Patent Pending.

37] Injected Polymer Implants of Varying Volume and Duration: An improved polymer implantation method and composition for filling depressed scars, asymmetrical orbital floors, muscle, lip and other soft tissue defects is provided for use in reconstructive surgery procedures.

38] Bi-Phasic Publication Apparatus and Method. Patent Pending

Presentations:

  • “Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft in the Treatment of Skin Loss Injuries”, presented at the Association of Surgeons of Southeast Asia Fourth Biennial General Scientific Meeting, March 27, 1983, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
  • “Chondroplast Process Bovine Cartilage for Contour Defects”, presented at the Ninth National Congress of Turkish Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1984, Bursa, Turkey.
  • “Mechanism of Action of Silver-Impregnated Porcine Xenograft”, presented at the Brussels International Congress on Burns, June 1984.
  • “Chondroplast, Processed Bovine Cartilage for Contour Defects”, presented at St. Thomas Hospital in London, England, on Harley Street in London, England, and Eastmann Dental Hospital, London, England, October 1985.
  • “Glutaraldehyde Cross-Linked Silver-Impregnated Xenograft for Burn Injuries”, presented at the Academic Hospital in Groningen, Holland, June 1985.
  • “Chondroplast and Aldehyde Cross-Linked Silver-Impregnated Xenograft”, Mount Vernon Hospital, London, England, June 1985.
  • “Chondroplast and Periguard”, presented at Staeditschen Kliniken, Duesseldorf, Germany.
  • “E-Z Derm (Aldehyde” for B.B. Karnkenanstalten, Bochum, Germany.
  • “Chondroplast” and “E-Z Derm”, presented to the Klinikum Aachem, Germany.
  • “Chondroplast” and “E-Z Derm”, presented at St. Louis Hospital, Paris, France. (Professor Banzet)
  • “Chondroplast”, presented to Hospital Henri-Mondor-Paris, France.(Professor Baruch, Professor Raulo) June 1984.
  • “Periguard for Tendons”: Chondroplast; E-Z Derm, presented to Hospital Boucicault, Paris, France. (Dr. Viliam) June 1985.
  • “Chondroplast- 5 Year Follow-Up”, presented at the French Accadamis on Plastic Surgery-Annual Meeting, Paris, France, October 1985.
  • “Serious Serial Suction”, presented as part of a program at the Lipolysis Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Kansas, October 1985.
  • “Serial Suction Lipectomy”, presented at Recent Advances in Aesthetic Surgery, Beverly Hills Medical, January 1986.
  • “Serial Suction Lipectomy”, presented at Texas Medical Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, May 1986.
  • “Sedation: Ketamine and Valium for Outpatient Suction Lipectomy”, presented at Lipolysis Society of North America, Los Angeles, California, October 1986.
  • “Serial versus Massive Suction Lipectomy Resection”, presented at Lipolysis Society of North America, Los Angeles, California, October 1986.
  • “Soft Tissue Injuries”, Annual EMS Lecture, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.
  • “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Overview”, Hospital Staff Lectures.
  • “Cosmetic Surgery Overview”, Staff Lectures.
  • “The Use of Silver Impregnated Porcine Xenograft for Skin Lesions in the Elderly”, Wissenschaftliches Programm, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Geriatrie e.V., September 1987.
  • “Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants (MISTI PROSTHESES)”, Aesthetic Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 1987.
  • “Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants (MISTI PROSTHESES)”, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, May 1988.
  • “Pseudobursa Formation Following Combined Lipectomy and Suction (Cut and Suck with Caution)”, Southwestern Region Lipoplasty Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 1988; Annual Meeting of American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in Toronto, Canada, September 1988.
  • “Liposuction Variations on a Theme, Head-to-Toe”, Annual Meeting of Lipoplasty Society of North America, Toronto, Canada, October 1988.
  • “Severe and Lethal Complications from Liposuction by Unqualified Practitioners as Reviewed by Robert A. Ersek, M.D.”, Session II, American College of Surgeons, and Discussant: Thomas J. Krizek, M.D., FACS, October 1988.
  • “Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants (MISTI Prostheses)”, meeting at French Speaking Hospital, Brussels, Belgium, October 1988.
  • “Processed Irradiated Bovine Cartilage for Contour Defects and Nasal Reconstruction”, European Facial Plastic Surgery meeting, Barcelona, Spain, October 1988.
  • “Molecular Impact Surface Textured Implants (MISTI Prostheses)”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Southeastern Division, Breast Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1989.
  • Program Chairman for Lipoplasty Society of North America Advanced Facial Contouring Symposium, San Diego, California, February 1989.
  • “MISTI” Prostheses, International College of Surgeons, Vienna, Austria, March 1989.
  • “Serial Suction Lipectomy for Reconstruction of Regional Lipodystrophy”, Texas Medical Association, Ft. Worth, Texas, May 1989.
  • “Safe, Serial Suction Lipectomy”, international College of Surgeons, Istanbul, Turkey, September 1989.
  • “MISTI Prostheses”, Joint Symposium, Plastic Surgery, PSEF, ASPRS, Budapest, Hungary, September 1989.
  • Co-Chairman, “Finnish Aesthetic Teaching Symposium, FATS I”, Tampere, Finland, October 1989.
  • “Getting Started in Lipoplasty”, Lipoplasty Society of North America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 1989.
  • Local Host, “Lipoplasty Symposium”, Lipoplasty Society of North America, held in Austin, Texas, March and April 1990.
  • “Lipoplasty, Getting Started”, Lipoplasty Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 1990. “Suction for Reconstruction”, Aesthetic Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 1990.
  • “Bioplastique, Micro Textured Implants for Subcutaneous Injection and Augmentation of Soft Tissue”, Aesthetic Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, April 1990.
  • “Bioplastique, A New Biphasic Copolymer, Biomaterial for Contour Corrections, Micro Implants”, First European Conference on Biomaterials in Reconstructive Surgery, Professor Donati, Chairman, Venice, Italy, September 1990.
  • “Biologically, Osmotically, Oncotically Balanced Safety Gel for Breast Implants- One Year Clinical Experience”, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., Aesthetic Annual Meeting, New York, April 1991.
  • “MISTI Gold Implants; Two Year Follow-Up”, The Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, May 1992.
  • “Protesi mammarie; nuove frontiere di biocompatibilta” Nuove Frontiere Della Chirurgia Plastica Ed Estetica, Milano, Italy, October 1991.
  • “Sharp, Suction Extraction for Bioplastique”, Lipoplasty Society of North America, 10th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 1992.
  • “Bioplastique Three Year Clinical Experience”, ASPRS Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 1992. “Serial Suctions for Large Volume Steatopygia”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., 28th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 1995.
  • “But*tucks Lift for Tight Thighs”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., 28th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 1995.
  • “Bioplastique Workshop”, Robert A. Ersek with Dr. Almir Nacul, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Second Brazilian Symposium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 1997.
  • “Endermologie-A new Method of Non-Invasive Body Contouring”, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Second Brazilian Symposium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 1997.
  • “Bioplastique Eight Years Follow-Up”, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Second Brazilian Symposium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 1997.
  • “Novagold-New Breast Implants”, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Second Brazilian Symposium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, October 1997.
  • “Ultrasonic Liposuction, Caucasian Rhinoplasty, Face-Lifting, and Mammoplasty Implant Materials and Techniques, and Fat Transplantation”, Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, 23rd Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons, Pattaya, Thailand, July 1998.
  • “Ultrasonic Liposuction, Caucasian Rhinoplasty, Face-Lifting, and Mammoplasty Implant Materials and Techniques, and Fat Transplantation”, Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, Precongress Workshop, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, July 1998
  • New Techniques in Bioplastique and Liposculpting Symposium and Endermologie; Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, September 15, 2000, Bangkok.
  • Panelist, “Soft Tissue Fillers: What Works, What Doesn’t” (Bioplastique), The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 4, 2000.
  • Novagold PVP Mammary Implants, Ten Years Experience, The Mexican Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Nov. 10, 2001
  • Bioplastique as a Permanent Subcutaneous Implant, Ten Years Experience, The Mexican Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Nov. 11, 2001
  • Aesthetic Surgery of the Human Body: Recent Advancements and Five Serious complications and how to avoid them, The Mexican Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Nov. 11, 2001.
  • Panelist, Soft Tissue Fillers, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 30, 2002.
  • Aesthetic Aspects of Neurofibromatosis Reconstruction with the Vacuum-Assisted Closure System, International Clinical Plastic Surgery Society.

Symposiums: San Diego, California, Co-Chairman, The San Diego Facial Dissection Seminar, sponsored by the University of California in San Diego and the Lipoplasty Society of North America, Spring 1988.

Finnish Aesthetic Teaching Symposium, FATS I, Co-Chairman, Tampere, Finland, October 1989.

Lipoplasty Symposium, Chairman and Local Host, Austin, Texas, March and April 1990.

Bioplastique Teaching Seminars:

1989Munich, Germany; London, England; Holland
1990Holland; Milan/Verona, Italy; Paris, France; Brussels, Belgium; Madrid, Spain; England; Norway; Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Japan; Korea
1991Japan; Korea;Taiwan; Singapore; Japan; England; Germany; Austria; Italy;Holland; Belgium; Spain; Switzerland

Public Relations: Dr. Ersek has appeared on NBC Access Hollywood, MTV, ABC The View with Barbara Walters, The Tonight Show, Netscape News, CNN, Cosmetic Surgery Tonight, Learning Channel, Paul Harvey, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, People Magazine, Discovery Health Channel, Glamour Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Texas Monthly and all the local television and radio programs as well as local newspapers. He has been quoted in hundreds of peer review articles and textbooks. He has also appeared on London Weekend Television and Best Magazine in London. He has appeared live on Endermol Cosmetic Surgery and MTV So you want a Famous Face several times.

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