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Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE
Stephen Lawrence Schlesinger, M.D.

EDUCATION

Post Doctoral Medical Education

Residency

Plastic Surgery Residency (1st & 2nd years) Oklahoma Health Science Center Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery 1978-1980

Stanford University Medical Center Department of General Surgery (2nd & 3rd years of General Surgery) 1975-1977

Internship

General Surgical 1st year General Surgery Residency) Tripler General Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii 1971-1972

Medical MD

Medical College of Virginia • Research-Medical Student participation in medical education 1970-1971

• Voting Member of Admission Committee Medical College of Virginia 1969-1971

• Position at graduation: Highest Honor Graduate

1967-1971

Premedical

University of Michigan, B.A. (Psychology) 1959-1963

Research Assistant, Metabolic Research Laboratory (J. Conn, M.D.) University of Michigan Medical Center: (Biochemical extraction of Aldosterone) 1962-1963

Research Assistant at Mental Heal Research Institute (Study of psychomotor drugs) 1961-1962

HONORS

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Fraternity 1969-1971
  • President, Brown-Sequard Chapter 1970-1971
  • Sigma Zeta Scientific Honorary Society 1971
  • Alpha Sigma Chi Medical Leadership 1971
  • Honorary A.D. Williams Scholarship 1970
  • International Studies (Six months at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England) 1970-1971
  • H.H. Ware Award (Highest Honor Graduate, Medical College of Virginia) 1971

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE

State of Hawaii, #2660
State of Texas, #E1737

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Plastic Surgery, November 15, 1985
American Board of Addiction Medicine, April 2009

MEDICAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • Past President, Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Medical Association – Lifetime Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Hawaii Medical Association
  • Hawaii Plastic Surgery Society
  • Maui County Medical Society
  • Pan-Pacific Surgical Association

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Visiting Professor in Surgery, University of Oklahoma

PUBLICATIONS

Pang, J., Jackowe, D.J., Schlesinger, L., Parsa, F.D. “ Tissue Mummification following Exposure to a Ruptured Hydrogel Breast Implant”. Plast Reconstr Surg. 125: 118, 2010.

Plastic Surgery Practice Advisor, Editorial Advisory Board, 2005

Zafirlukast (Accolate): A New Treatment for Capsular Contracture, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2002;22:329-336

Using the Contour Profile for Breast Augmentation, Issues & Answers, Mentor, Fall 1996, pp: 4-5

Report of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons’ Committee on Physicians’ Health, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, February 1993, pp: 373-374

Liposuction of the Lumbar Roll Area, Aesthetic Surgery, Comparing Notes, Fall 1994, pp: 22

Use of Reston Foam in Liposuction, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1993 17:49-51

Liposuction of the Upper Back, Lipoplasty Society Newsletter, Lipoplasty Society of North America, Summer 1992, 9:18-19

Suction-Assisted Lipectomy of the Upper Arm: A Four Cannula Technique. In: Miller SH, et al, Yearbook of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Mosby Year Book, Inc. Chicago, 1992, pp: 171-3

Two Arcane Areas in Liposuction: the Banana and the Sensuous Triangle. In: Swanson NA, et al, The Yearbook of Dermatologic Surgery, Mosby Year Book, Inc. Chicago, pp: 185-6

Two Arcane Areas in Liposuction: the Banana and the Sensuous Triangle, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 15:175-180, 1991

Suction-Assisted Lipectomy of the Upper Arm: A Four Cannula Technique, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 14:271-274, 1990

Remember the Twist Lipoplasty Society Newsletter, Lipoplasty Society North America, Fall 1990, p. 17

A Modest Proposal, Journal of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England, October 1970

PATENT

# 6951869
Use of Leukotrine Receptor on Antagonist for Treatment of Scaring

AWARDS AND TITLES

  • Hawaii Medical Association Physician of the Year 2000, 2000-2001
  • Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, President 1998-1999
  • Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, Vice President 1995-1996
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 1994
  • Walter Scott Brown Award – Best Video Tape “Benelli Mastopexy”
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Presidential Citation Award 1992-1993
  • American Medical Association, Physician’s Recognition Award 1981-2011

HOSPITAL AND COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

  • ASAPS Aesthetic Fellowship, Co-Program Director, Sponsored by the University of Southern California and Maui Memorial Medical Center, 2000-2003
  • Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui, Hawaii, Chairman, Physicians Activity Review Committee 1998-2000
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Member Ad Hoc Committee, Code of Ethics 1992-1993
  • Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui, Hawaii, Chairperson, Ethics Committee 1992 – 1999
  • Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, 1992 – 1999
  • Hawaii Medical Society, Chairman, Committee on Physicians’ Health, 1991 – 2005
  • Maui Memorial Hospital, Chairman, Committee on Physician’s Health 1991 – 1999
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chairperson, Committee on Physicians’ Health 1991-1994
  • Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui, Hawaii, Chief, Department of Surgery – 1983 – 1984
  • Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui, Hawaii, Member – Department of Surgery, 1980 – Present

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Helped establish Maui Drug Court, 1998-2001

Medical Director, Clinic for the Homeless, Maui, Hawaii, Instrumental in the formulation of this clinic association with the Salvation Army 1992-1993

NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

President, Friends of the Maui Drug Court
President, Friends of Project Hope
President, Hawaii Physician’s Health Committee

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

1.     February, 2010 Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons Kauai, Hawaii ”Tricks and Secrets that have served me in the past 35 years.”

2.     January, 2010 29th Hawaii Plastic Surgery Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii “Tricks and Secrets that have served me in the past 35 years.”

3.     November, 2009 Third Annual Conference “Disruptive Physician and Criminal Justice System Meets Addiction Medicine”, presenter and organizer, Queens Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii

4.     May, 2009 “Asian Rhinoplasty, a 4-Area Technique” presented at ASAPS annual meeting

5.     November, 2008 Second Annual Conference “Disruptive Physician”, Queens Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii

6.     May, 2008 “Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty” presented at ASAPS annual meeting

7.     November, 2007 First Annual Conference Disruptive Physician, program director and presenter, Queens Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii

8.     October, 2007 “Benelli Masoplexy” presented at ASPS annual meeting

9.     September, 2006 “Benelli Masoplexy” presented at ASPS annual meeting

10.  The Impaired Physician and the Hawaii Medical Association January 2006
Committee on Physician Health – Kapiolani Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

11.  “Healing the Wounded Healer”
The Impaired Physician and the Hawaii Medical Association November 2005

12.  Committee on Physician Health – Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui, Hawaii

13.  “Healing the Wounded Healer”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting September 2005, Chicago, Illinois

14.  “Simultaneous Areolar Mastopexy and Breast Augmentation”

15.  American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons April 2004, Vancouver, Washington

16.  “Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting October 2003, San Diego, California

17.  “Benelli Mastopexy”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting October 2002

18.  “Benelli Mastopexy”
American Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons April 2002

19.  “Benelli Mastopexy”American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting May 2001, New York City, New York

20.  “SAMBA Breast Augmentation”
Medical College of Virginia April 2001, Richmond, Virginia

21.  “Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty”
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting February 2001, Kauai, Hawaii

22.  “Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty”
The Plastic Surgery Company Meeting May 2000, Orlando, Florida

23.  “Use of Human Growth Hormone in the Plastic Surgery Practice” Rocky Mountain Plastic Surgery Society February 2000, Kauai, Hawaii

24.  “The Plastic Surgery Company”, “Benelli Mastopexy”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons October 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana

25.  “Simultaneous Areolar Mastopexy / Breast Augmentation”, “Circumareolar Mastopexy” Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons January 1999, Wailea, Hawaii

26.  “Live Surgery Telecast: External Ultrasonic Liposuction” American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons October 1998, Boston, Massachusetts

27.  “Benelli Mastopexy”
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons September 1997, San Francisco, California

28.  “Circumareolar Mastopexy” Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons January 1997, Whistler, Canada

29.  “Transaxillary Partially Sub-pectoral Endoscopic Assisted” “Breast Augmentation, Utilizing the Contour Profile Implant” American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons November 1996, Dallas, Texas

30.  “Circumareolar Mastopexy”
Canadian Society For Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery September 1996, Quebec City, Canada

31.  “Endoscopic Breast Augmentation” “Modified Benelli Mastopexy – How to do it and How to Avoid Complications” Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons 34th Annual Meeting January 1996, Whistler, Canada

32.  “Transaxillary Partially Sub-Pectoral Endoscopic-Assisted Breast Augmentation”
International Doctors In Alcoholics Anonymous August 1995, New Jersey

33.  “Impaired Physician vs. Organized Medicine”
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery July 1995 International Symposium on Endoscopic Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach, California

34.  “Transaxillary Partially Sub-Pectoral Endoscopic Assisted Breast Augmentation Utilizing the Contour Profile Implant” University of Hawaii Medical School (3rd & 4th year students) May 1995, Honolulu, Hawaii

35.  Impairment and Recovery in the Medical Community, Maui Medical Society May 1995, Maui, Hawaii

36.  “Impairment and Recovery in the Medical Community” Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians February 1995, Honolulu, Hawaii

37.  “Impairment and Recovery in the Family Practice Community” Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons January 1995 33rd Annual Meeting, Lanai, Hawaii

38.  “Modified Benelli Mastopexy”
Wilcox Memorial Hospital November 1994, Kauai, Hawaii

39.  “Chemical Dependency and Physicians”
ASPRS Annual Scientific Meeting September 1994, San Diego, California

40.  “The Impaired Plastic Surgeon”
Association of Plastic Surgeons Assistants September 1994, San Diego, California

41.  “Addiction and Recovery In the Plastic Surgery Community” ASPRS Annual Scientific Meeting September 1994, San Diego, California

42.  “Circumareolar Mastopexy”
Lipoplasty Society of North America September 1994 12th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

43.  Panelist “Non-General Anesthesia considerations for Lipoplasty and Body Contouring”
ASPRS Annual Scientific Meeting September 1993, New Orleans, Louisiana

44.  “Circumareolar Mastopexy”
The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons August 1993, 32nd Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

45.  “Chipmunk Cheek Syndrome”
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery April 1993 26th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts

46.  “Use of Reston Foam in Liposuction”, “Liposuction of the Sensuous Triangle”, “Liposuction of the Upper Back”, “Liposuction of the Upper Arm, A Four Cannula Technique”, “Benelli Mastopexy” University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery April 1993, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

47.  “American College of Surgeons Committed on Physicians’ Health” Pacific Institute of Chemical Dependency January 1993, Honolulu, Hawaii

48.  “The Impaired Physician”
Kuring-Gai District Medical Association June 1992, Kapalua, Hawaii

49.  “Breast Surgery American Style”, “Diagnosis and Treatment of the Impaired Physician” County Engineers Society January 1992, Hilo, Hawaii

50.  “Cosmetic Surgery in the 1990’s”
Pan Pacific Conference January 1992, Honolulu, Hawaii

51.  “Benelli Mastopexy”
The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1991, Victoria, British Columbia

52.  “Dorsal Lipoplasty”
Lipoplasty Society of North America September 1991, Seattle, Washington

53.  “Dorsal Lipoplasty”
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeons Meeting July 1991, Beverly Hills, California

54.  “Use of Reston Foam in Lipoplasty”, “Benelli Mastopexy”
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1990, Kauai, Hawaii

55.  “The Double Bubble Effect After Breast Augmentation”, “The Benelli Mastopexy”, “The Sensuous Triangle In Liposuction”, and “Treatment of Baldness by the Brandy Hairlift Technique” Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons March 1990, Wailea, Hawaii

56.  “Correction of Glabellar Frown Lines”
Maui Community College Nursing Students November 1989, Maui Memorial Hospital, Wailuku, Hawaii

57.  “Treatment of Acute Flame and Scald Burns” Lipoplasty Society of North America October 1989, 7th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

58.  “Liposuction of the Upper Arm, the Banana, and the Sensuous Triangle”
The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1989, 28th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington

59.  “Treatment of Glabellar Frown Lines with muscle graft and Corrugator Obliteration”
Wilcox Hospital April 1989, Kauai, Hawaii

60.  “Liposuction of the Upper Arm, A Four Cannula Technique”, “Treatment of Acute Burns”
ASPRSN Western District Annual Meeting March 1989, Keynote Address, Lahaina, Hawaii

61.  “The Plastic Surgery Nurse of the Nineties”
University of San Francisco Medical Center February 1989, Attending Residents, San Francisco, California

62.  “Transaxillary Breast Augmentation with Meme Implants” Lipoplasty Society of North America Symposium October 1988, Toronto, Canada

63.  “Interlipo Lipoplasty”
The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1989, 27th Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

64.  “Breast Augmentation Maui Style, a Transaxillary Approach to Meme Implants”, “Interlipo Lipoplasty”
The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1987, 26th Annual Meeting, Bleneden Beach, Oregon

65.  “Marketing the Plastic Surgical Practice”, “Surgery with Knitting Needles”, “Suction-Assisted Lipectomy Review of 400 Patients” The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1986, 25th Annual Meeting, Alberta, Canada

66.  “Treatment of Lamb’s Nipple Deformity”, “Body Sculpturing and Cosmetic Surgery”
Hawaii Association of County Officials June 1986, 17th Annual Meeting, Kahului, Hawaii

67.  “Body Sculpturing and Cosmetic Surgery”
Maui County Fire Department and Paramedics May 1986, Wailuku, Hawaii

68.  “Treatment of Acute Flame and Scald Burns” West Hawaii Medical Society May 1986 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

69.  “Treatment of Acute Burns”
West Hawaii Medical Society March 1986 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

70.  “Liposuction” The Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons September 1985 24th Annual Meeting, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

71.  “Axillary Breast Augmentation Using Meme-Type Implants” Wilcox Hospital July 1985, Kauai, Hawaii

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