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Dr. Ross Stutman

Phoenix

Surgeon Dr. Ross Stutman

Dr. Ross Stutman is board certified by the Americana Board of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in cosmetic, oculoplastic (reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyes), and general reconstructive plastic surgery. Originally a native of Los Angeles, Dr. Stutman completed his undergraduate studies cum laude at the University of Arizona. He then moved to Chicago, where he received his Medical Doctorate (MD) from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He was selected directly after graduating from medical school to begin his Plastic Surgery residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. After completing all required training in Plastic Surgery, he elected to continue his education by completing an Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship with Dr. Mark Codner in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Stutman is one of only a few Plastic Surgeons in the United States to complete this specialized training. Dr. Stutman returned to Arizona to begin his practice and bring his unique skills to the valley. Dr. Stutman has given presentations at several national medical society conferences, authored numerous medical articles, actively participated in plastic surgery research, and has reived numerous awards for his research and patients care. He currently serves as a peer reviewer for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal (Journal of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Journal of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and European Association of Societies of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).

Curriculum Vitae

Ross Lewis Stutman, M.D.

rs​tutman@stut​manplasticsu​rgery.com ​

8776 E. Shea Blvd. Suite 106-470, Scottsdale AZ 85260

Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgeons      2013

Education

Fellowship  

  • Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Mark Codner, MD Plastic Surgery
  • Atlanta, GA.    7/1/2011 - 12/31/2011                                                          

                                                          

Residency:            

  • Chief Resident - Plastic Surgery
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Las Vegas, NV.  7/1/2010 - 6/30/2011
  • Chief Resident - Plastic Surgery
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Chairman/Program Director - William A. Zamboni, M.D. F.A.C.S.
  • 7/1/2005 - 6/30/2011      

                     

Medical:                 

  • M.D., Lo​yo​la University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
  • Maywood, IL. 2001-2005

Undergrad:            

  • B.S., Physiological Sciences, Cum Laude, University of Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ 1996-2000

Professional Experience

  • Stutman Plastic Surgery, P.C. - Attending Plastic Surgeon
  • 8776​ E. Shea Blvd., Ste 106-470
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260    7/31/2013 - Current
  • Four Peaks Plastic Surgery - Attending Plastic Su​rg​eon
  • 10238 E. Hampton Rd, Ste, 404
  • Mesa, AZ 85209 6/1/2012 - 7/30/2013
  • Kindred Hospital Atlanta - House Physician ​
  • 705 Juniper St. ​N​E ​
  • Atlanta, G​A 30308    8/31/2011 - 5/31/2012
  • Rural/Metro Ambulance - EMT
  • 3759 N. Commerce Dr.
  • Tucson, AZ 85705    7/1/​2000 - 6​/30​ ​/20​01

Honors/Awards

  • Invited Peer Reviewer ​
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2012, 2013                                                          
  • Best Research Paper ​
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Sen​ior Residents Conference ​​
  • Nashville, TN   2011
  • The Shires​/​Barber Research Award  
  • Best resident peer reviewed publication in the acade​m​ic year
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine; Department of Surgery   2010
  • First Place; Basic Science ​Research Presentation
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Resident Research Day  2010 
  • First Place; Basic Science Research Presentation  
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Resident Research Day  2009 
  • Program Director's Award  ​  
  • Highest score on Senior Level American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Surgery   2008 
  • Program Director's Award  ​    
  • Highest score on Junior Level American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Surgery   2006 
  • Golden Key International Honour Society   1999
  • Academic Dean's List, University of Arizona 1996-1999

Publications

  • Wixtrom RN, Stutman R​L, Burke RM, Mahoney AK, ​Codn​er MA. Risk of breast Inplant bacterial contamination from endogenous breast flora, biofilms, and protection with nipple shields. Ae​sthetic S​ urgery Journal. 3​ 2(8): 956-63. 2012
  • Stutman RL​, Co​d​ner M, Mahoney A, Amel A. Comparison of Breast Augmentation incisions and Common Complications. Ae​sthetic Plastic Surge​ry, 36(5): 1096-104, 2012
  • Stutman RL​, Codner MA. Tear Trough Deformity: Review of Anatomy and Treatment Options A​esthetic S​ urgery Journal, 3​ 2(4): 426-440. 2012 ​                              
  • Leyngold MM, Stutman RL, Khiabani KT, Shah H, Fong E. Ho CH, Zamboni WA, Contributing Variables to ​Post Mastectomy Tissue Expander Infection. ​The Breast Journal, ​18(4): 351-6. 2012
  • Stutman RL​, Williams S), Stephenson LL, Wang WZ, Zamboni WA, Gene expression analysis in ischemia ​reperfusion injury treated with hyperbaric oxygen reveals Retinol Saturase involvement. 2010. Submitted ​Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Menezes JM, Stutman RL, Murphy PS, Stephenson LL Zamboni WA: Distraction Osteogenesis of the ​Palate: An Experimental Model​. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery​. 20(5):1583-1590, 2009
  • Baynosa RC, Stutman R, ​Mahabir RC, Zamboni WA, Khiabani KT. Use of a novel penetrating, sutureless ​anastomotic device in arterial microvascular anastomoses​. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2​ 4(1): 39-42, 2008
  • Mahbir RC, Baynosa RC, Stutman R, Khiabani kt. Use of Nitinol U-Clips for Microsurgical Anastomosis. ​Abst, ​Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery​ , (15)​2:​122,​20​07 

          

Presentations

  • Review of the Tear Trough Deformity: Anatomy and Treatment Options ​ ​
  • 2012 South Eastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting
  • Amelia Island, FL    2012
  • Buckyball Cranioplasty For Sagittal Craniosynostosis  ​
  • 2011 American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting ​​
  • ​San Juan, PR   2011
  • Gene Expression Analysis in Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Reveals Retinol Saturase Invol​vement ​  
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Senior Residents Conference
  • Nashville, TN  2011
  • Current Developments ​in Ischemia Reperfusion Injury and Hyperbaric Oxygen ​
  • American College of Surgeons, Nevada Chapter Meeting  
  • Las Vegas, NV  2010
  • Gene Expression Analysis in Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Treated with Hyperbaric ​Oxygen Reveals Retinol Saturase Involvement ​   
  • Am​erican Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2010 Annual Meeting 
  • ​Boca Raton, FL   2010
  • Gene Expression Analysis in Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Treated with Hyperbaric ​Oxygen Reveals Retinol Saturase Involvement ​   
  • Resident Research Day
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV   2010
  • Distraction Osteogenesis for the Repair of Cleft Palate in a Rabbit Model ​ ​  ​  
  • Resident Research Day
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV   2009                 
  • Use of a Novel Penetrating, Sutureless Anastomotic Device In Arterial Microvascular ​Anastomosis   ​  
  • Resident Research Day
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV   2009
  • Age Related Changes in Murine Retinoblastoma Expression in Diverse Tissues ​   ​  
  • St. Luke's Research Day
  • Loyola University Chica​go​, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL   2002 

                            

Research Experience  

  • University of Nevada School of Medicine  ​ ​ ​ ​
  • Division of Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery and Hyperbaric Laboratory 
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Principal Investigator: William A. Zamboni, M.D., F.A.CS.    2008-2009
  • Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
  • Department of Surgery, Burn and Shock Trauma Institute
  • Maywood, IL
  • Principal Invest​i​gator: Mary H. McGrath, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S. &Luisa A. DIPietro, D.D.S, Ph.D.  2002
  • University of Arizona ​  .  ​ ​ ​ ​
  • Department of Physiology: Bone Estrogen Strength Training (BEST) Study
  • Tucson, AZ
  • ​Principal Investigator: Scott B. Going, Ph.D.   1999
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine    ​ ​ ​ ​
  • Ari​z​ona Cancer Cente​r, Nutritional Prevention of Cancer
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Principal Investigator: Larry C. Clark, Ph.D.   1997-1999

                           

Specialized Training / Certificates

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support  
  • Advanced ​Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Hospice/Bereavement Counselor
  • Residents as Teachers Certificate

Professional Appointments

  • Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Plastic Surgery interest Group - Co-President  
  • Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Admissions Committee - Student Member
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee - University of Ne​vada Resident Representative
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Disciplinary Committee - Resident Representative
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine Resident Forum - Plastic Surgery Resident Repr​esentative
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Internal Review Committee - ​Resident R​epresentative

Professional Society Membership

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active Member  
  • American Society f​or Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Candidate Member
  • Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active Member 

Lisensure

  • Arizona        (#45970)                   2012-Current
  • Georgia        (#66086)                  2011-2012
  • Nevada        (#LL1574-resident)  2011-2012

Hospital Privileges

  • Honor Health - Shea, Osborn, Thompson Peak  
  • Chandler Regional Medical Center
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical ​Center ​ 
  • Mountain Vista Medical Center
  • Tempe St. Luke's Medical Center

                    

Surgery Center Privileges

  • Desert Cliffs Surgery Center  
  • Virginia Piper Surgery Center
  • Greenbaum Surgery Center ​ 
  • McCormick Ranch Surgicenter
  • North Valley Surgery Center ​