Alex Keller, MD's Résumé

Education:

New York University
B.A. 6/71 physics; phi beta kappa
New York University School of Medicine
M.D. 6/75; alpha omega alpha

Post Graduate Training:

7/75-6/78 New York University Medical Center
General Surgery residency
7/78-6/80 Long Island Jewish Medical Center
General Surgery Residency and Chief Resident
7/80-6/82 New York University Medical Center Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Fellowship in Plastic Surgery
7/82-6/83 New York University Medical Center Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Microsurgery Fellowship, Preceptor: Dr. William Shaw

Licensure and Certification:

7/1/76 National Board Diplomate
4/8/77 New York State Medical License
9/22/81 American Board of Surgery
11/29/84 American Board of Plastic Surgery:

Professional Associations:

1973 American Medical Association
1984 Nassau County Medical Society
1986 American Society of Plastic Surgery
1986 American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
1987 Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
1988 American College of Surgeons
1988 International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
1988 New York Head and Neck Society

Academic Position:

8/83-Present New York University Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, Plastic Surgery

Institutional and Hospital Affiliations:

1983-present Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
1986-present North Shore University
Manhasset, NY
1986-present Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, NY
1983-present New York University Medical Center
NY, NY
1983-2004 Bellevue Medical Center
Member Bellevue Replantation Team, NY, NY

Honors and Committees:

1988 Outstanding Voluntary Surgeon
Presented by the Surgical House Staff of Long Island
Jewish Medical Center
1993-1994 Secretary/Treasurer
Staff Society of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
1994-1996 Vice President
Staff Society of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
1996-1997 President
Staff Society of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
2003-present Ad Hoc Breast Committee
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
2000-present Physicians Relations Committee
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
1992-present Nassau County Peer Review Committee

Presentations: (highlighted presentations only)

9/1986 Free jejunal reconstruction
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
10/1986 600 Microvascular Free Flaps; Results, Problems and Indications
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
9/2000 The Deep Interior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap For Breast Reconstruction
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
12/2002,04,05,07 Breast Reconstruction-Update
SHARE (New York City Chapter)
1/2003 When Not to Perform the DIEP flap
The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Hawaii
4/2003 The DIEP Flap and SIE Flap for Breast Reconstruction
The New York Academy of Medicine Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
1/2005 Deep Inferior Epigastric Flap and Radiation Therapy: When
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Naples, FL
10/2007 The Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Free Flap For Breast Reconstruction
Adelphi University Breast Cancer Symposium
Garden City, NY
1/2008 Tissue Oximetry, A Reliable Technique for Non-Invasive Free Flap Monitoring
American Association of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Los Angeles, CA
10/2008 A New Diagnostic Algorithm for Early Prediction of Vascular Compromise in 208 Microsurgical Flaps Using Tissue Oxygen Saturation Measurements
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Philadelphia, PA
11/2008 A New Diagnostic Algorithm for Early Prediction of Vascular Compromise in 208 Microsurgical Flaps Using Tissue Oxygen Saturation Measurements
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chicago, IL
1/2009 Measurement of Normal Flap Physiology
American Association of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Maui, Hawaii

Bibliography:

Keller, A, Stone, A, Kolodney, H and Valderrama, E, Adult Pancreatic Nesidioblastosis, Report of a Case with Hyperinsulinamic Hyplglycemia. Am.J. of Surg.145:412, 1983.

Keller, A, Allen, R, Shaw, W, The Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle Flap: A Local Free Flap, Plast. Reconst. Surg 73:974, June 1984.

Giampapa, V, Keller, A, Shaw, W, Colen, S, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Using the Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap, Ann Plast Surg. 1984 Jul;13(1):56-9.

Keller, A, McCarthy, JG, Craniofacial Suture Manipulation in the Rhesus monkey. Craniofacial Surgery, edited by Ernesto P. Caronni; Little, Brown and Company, 1985.

Keller, A, Shaw, W, Technique in the Surgery of Pressure Sores. Chapt. 12 in chronic Ulcers of the Skin, edited by Bok Lee; McGraw- Hill, 1986.

Hidalgo, D, Bermant, M, Keller, A, Microsurgery, Instruments, Sutures and Monitoring Equipment, Chapt 2 in Microsurgery in Trauma. W. Shaw, d Hidalgo, 21 36, Futura Publishing company, Inc., 1987.

Wenig, BL, Keller, AJ, Shikowitz, MJ, Stern, JR, Casino AJ, Pollack, JM, Pipman, Y, Anatomic Reconstruction and Functional Rehabilitation of Oromandibular Defect with Rigid Internal Fixation. The Larygoscope 98: 154-159 1988.

Wenig, B, Keller, A, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer and Plate Reconstruction of the Mandible Following Tumor Resection, Otolaryngol. Clin. N. Am 20:3,621-633,1987.

Stern, JR, Keller, AJ, Wenig, BL, Evaluation of Reconstructive Techniques of Oropharyngeal Defects. Ann. Plast.Surg. 22:332-336 1989.

Wenig, BL, Keller, AJ, Rigid Internal Fixation and Vascularized Bone Grafting in Mandibular Reconstruction, Plast. Clin. N. Am. 16:1 125-131, January, 1989.

Wenig, BL, Keller, AJ, Levy, J, Mullolly, V, Abramson, A, Voice Restoration Following Laryngopharyngoesophagectomy, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg,1989 Jul;101(1):11-3.

Wenig, BL, Keller, AJ, Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction for Head and Neck Defects, Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1989 Sep;115(9):1118-20.

Cohen, J.R. Lackner, R., Keller, A., Douglas, B.: The Surgical Implications of Purpura Fulminans. Ann Vasc Surg. 1990 May;4(3):276-9.

Keller, A, Feingold, R, Technique in the Surgery of Pressure sores. Chapt 12 in Chronic Ulcers of the Skin, edited by Bok Lee; McGraw-Hill 1995.

Heller KS, Dubner S, Keller A, The Long Term Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Immediate Mandibular Reconstruction. Am J Surg. 1995 Nov;170(5):517-20.

Keller, A, The internal mammary vascular system as a recipient site for free flap breast reconstruction, Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997 Apr;99(4):1197-8.

Keller, A, The deep inferior epigastric perforator free flap for breast reconstruction, Ann Plast Surg. 2001 May;46(5):474-9; discussion 479-80.

Rhode, C, Keller, A, Novel Technique for Venous Augmentation in a Free Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap, Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Nov;55(5):528-30.

Keller, A, Wright LP, Emandja, M, Mao, J, Flap Monitoring Using Infrared Spectroscopy, Pro. SPIE 6078,607806 (2006).

Keller, A, Profusion Zones of the DIEP Flap Revisited: a clinical study, Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep 15;118(4):1076-7; author reply 1077.

Keller, A, Non-Invasive Tissue Oximetry for Flap Monitoring, An Initial Study, J Reconstr Microsurg. 2007 May;23(4):189-97.

Patel, SA, Keller, A, A theoretical model describing arterial flow in the DIEP flap related to number and size of perforator vessels, J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 Nov;61(11):1316-20; discussion 1320. Epub 2008 Feb 1.

Keller, A, A New Diagnostic Algorithm for Early Prediction of Vascular Compromise in 208 Microsurgical Flaps Using Tissue Oxygen Saturation Measurements, Ann Plast Surg. 2009 May: 62(5):538-543.

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