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Amir Dorafshar, MD, Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center

AmirHosseinDorafsharMDFACS, FAAP

Plastic Surgery Chicago, IL

Head & Neck, Pediatric Craniofacial Plastic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineFellowship, Craniofacial Surgery, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 2003 - 2009
  • University of Manchester School of MedicineBachelors, Medicine/Surgery, 1995 - 2000
  • University of Manchester Faculty of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2009 - 2020
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2005 - Present
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • James Barrett Brown Award American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2014
  • Shock Trauma Hero Award R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
  • "Best Normal Case" Award World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Novel use of an ultrasonic-cutting device for endoscopicassisted craniosynostosis surgery  
    Chaichana KL, Jallo GI, Dorafshar AH, Ahn ES, Childs Nerv Syst, 2/6/2013
  • A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Subatmospheric Wound Therapy with a Sealed Gauze Dressing and the Standard Vacuum Assisted Closure Device: A Supplementary Sub...  
    Dorafshar AH, Franczyk M, Karian L, Teven C, Wroblewski, Gottlieb LJ, Lohman RF, Wounds

Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • "Computer Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery" Keynote Speaker 
    Danang General Hospital, Danang, Vietnam - 7/1/2014
  • "Principles in Craniofacial Surgery" Instructor 
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - 5/1/2014
  • "Systematic Review on Distraction Osteogenesis in the Treatment of Craniosynostosis" Panelist 
    Indianapolis, IN - 3/1/2014
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Other

  • Complicated Deformity of the Maxillofacial Skeleton. 
    Bojovic B, Dorafshar AH, Rodriguez ED, Plastic Surgery Education Network
    11/1/2011
  • Complicated Wound of the Lumbosacral Area. 
    Bojovic B, Dorafshar AH, Rodriguez ED, Plastic Surgery Education Network
    8/1/2011

Press Mentions

  • Chicago Surgeon on Face Transplants: ‘They Are a Very, Very Precious Commodity’
    Chicago Surgeon on Face Transplants: ‘They Are a Very, Very Precious Commodity’August 20th, 2018
  • 'They Are a Very, Very Precious Commodity': Chicago Surgeon Shares Experience with Face Transplant
    'They Are a Very, Very Precious Commodity': Chicago Surgeon Shares Experience with Face TransplantAugust 14th, 2018
  • Transplant Gives New Face to Burned Firefighter
    Transplant Gives New Face to Burned FirefighterNovember 17th, 2015
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Other Languages

  • Farsi

Hospital Affiliations