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Dr. Steven Vath's Professional Resume

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery (11/11/06 – 12/31/16)
    Diplomate: Certificate #7188

Society Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Employment

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (2/1/04 – present)
    The Center for Cosmetic Surgery
    Golden, CO

Training

  • Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship (7/1/03 – 12/31/03)
    Marina Plastic Surgery Associates
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles and Marina del Rey, CA
  • Plastic Surgery Residency (7/1/01 – 6/30/03)
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Louisiana State University Medical Center
    New Orleans, LA
  • General Surgery Resident (7/1/95 – 6/30/01)
    Department of General Surgery
    George Washington University Medical Center
    Washington, DC
  • Research Fellowship (7/1/98 – 6/30/99)
    Department of General Surgery
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Washington, DC

Education

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Piscataway, New Jersey
    Medical Degree (5/95)
  • Tufts University
    Medford, Massachusetts
    Bachelor of Science (6/91)

Hospital and Facility Privileges

  • St. Anthony Central Hospital
    Denver, CO
  • Lutheran Medical Center
    Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Apex Surgical Facility
    Golden, CO

Medical Licensure

  • Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners

Publications

  • Stevens WG, Repta R, Pacella SJ, Tenenbaum MJ, Cohen R, Vath SD, Stoker DA, Safe and consistent outcomes of successfully combined breast surgery and abdominoplasty: An update. Aesthetic Surg J. 2009 Mar;29(2),129-34.
  • Stevens WG, Gear AJ, Stoker DA, Hirsch EM, Cohen R, Spring M, Vath SD, Schantz SA, Heck RT. Outpatient reduction mammaplasty: An eleven-year experience. Aesthetic Surg J. 2008 Mar;28(2),171-79
  • Stevens WG, Spring MA, Stoker DA, Cohen R, Vath SD, Hirsch EM. Ten years of outpatient abdominoplasties: Safe and effective. Aesthetic Surg J. 2007 May;27(3),269-75
  • Stevens WG, Cohen R, Vath SD, Stoker DA, Hirsch EM. Is it safe to combine abdominoplasty with elective breast surgery? A review of 151 consecutive cases. Plas Recon Surg. 2006 Jul;118(1),207-12.
  • Stevens WG, Cohen R, Schantz SA, Stoker DA, Vath SD, Hirsch EM, Heck R, Freeman ME. Laser-assisted breast reduction: A safe and effective alternative. A study of 367 patients. Aesthetic Surg J. 2006 Jul/Aug;26(4), 432-39.
  • Stevens WG, Cohen R, Vath SD, Stoker DA, Hirsch EM. Does liposuction really add morbidity to abdominoplasty? Revisiting the controversy with a series of 406 cases. Aesthetic Surg J. 2005 Jul;25(4),353-58.
  • Stevens WG, Vath SD, Stoker DA. "Extreme" cosmetic surgery: a retrospective study of morbidity in patients undergoing combined procedures. Aesthetic Surg J. 2004;24(4),314-17.
  • Stevens WG, Fellows D, Vath SD, Stoker DA. An integrated approach to inverted nipple repair. Aesthetic Surgery J. 2004;24(3),211-15.
  • Vath SD, Dupin CL, Allen RJ. Internal mammary vessels as a recipient site for free flap breast reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2002 Feb;16(1),109-17.
  • Wagner KE, Martinez JM, Vath SD, Snider RH, Nylen ES, Becker KL, Muller B, White JC. Early immunoneutralization of calcitonin precursors attenuates the adverse physiologic response to sepsis in pigs. Crit Care Med. 2002;30(10),2313-21.
  • Whang KT, Vath SD, Becker KL, Snider RH, Nylen ES, Muller B, Li Q, Tamarkin L, White JC. Procalcitonin and proinflammatory cytokine interactions in sepsis. Shock. 2000 Jul;14(1):73-8.
  • Vath SD, O'Connell SM, Devereux DF. Effects of polyglycolic acid mesh on leukocyte inflammatory response within the peritoneal cavity. UMDNJ Summer Research Publication, 1992 Sept.

Presentations

  • Cohen R, Stevens WG, Vath SD, Stoker DA, Hirsch EM. Is it safe to combine abdominoplasty with elective breast surgery? A review of 151 consecutive cases. American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, Sept 25, 2005.
  • Cohen R, Stevens WG, Vath SD, Stoker DA. Does liposuction really add morbidity to abdominoplasty? Revisiting the controversy with a series of 406 cases. American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, May 1, 2005.
  • Vath SD, Stevens WG, Stoker DA. Are combined cosmetic procedures extreme? American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Vancouver, BC, April 20, 2004.
  • Vath SD, Dieffenbach KM. The no-vertical scar breast reduction. Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 25, 2003.
  • Vath SD, Dupin CL, Allen RJ. The internal mammary vessels as the primary recipient site for free flap breast reconstruction: A series of 912 consecutive cases. Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons, St. Francisville, Louisiana, April 5-6, 2002.
  • Muller B, Vath SD, Becker KL, Whang KT, Nylen ES, Snider RH, Zulewski H, Moritz W, Habener JF, White JC. In sepsis calcitonin precursors emanate from multiple tissues throughout the body including macrophages. 39th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, California, September 26-29, 1999.
  • Becker KL, Vath SD, Nylen ES, Snider RH, Whang KT, Muller B, White JC. Procalcitonin as a target for immunoneutralization in the septic hamster. British Endocrine Societies 18th Joint Meeting, April 12-15, 1999.
  • White JC, Vath SD, Nylen ES, Snider RH, Whang KT, Muller B, Becker KL. Procalcitonin: A novel marker, mediator and therapeutic target for sepsis and systemic inflammation. 8th annual IBC Conference on Sepsis, Endotoxemia and Related Disorders, Baltimore, MD, January, 1999.
  • Vath SD, Nylen ES, Snider RH, Whang KT, Muller B, Becker KL, White JC. Procalcitonin augments but does not initiate the inflammatory response. Toronto Critical Care Medical Symposium, Toronto, CA, October 29-November 2, 1998.
  • Vath SD, Whang KT, Snider RH, Nylen ES, Becker KL, Muller B, White JC. Elevated tissue levels of precalcitonin peptides in sepsis. 38th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Diego, California, September 24-27, 1998.

Personal Hobbies

  • Trail Running and Marathons
  • Lead singer and rhythm guitar player
  • Skiing, tennis, golf