Dr. Brent's Bio/CV

Animation - Dr. Burt Brent during surgery
Dr. Burt Brent
College Undergraduate:
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, B.S.

Medical School:
Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

Internship:
University Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Rotating Internship

Residency Training:

General Surgery:
University Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin and Gorgas Federal Hospital, Panama Canal Zone

Plastic Surgery:
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois.

Fellowship:
Registrar in Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Board Certification:
American Board of Plastic Surgery

Appointments:

Private Practice:
Staff Surgeon, El Camino Hospital, Mountain View California

Academic Appointment:
Associate Clinical Professor, Stanford University Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, Palo Alto, California

Membership in Professional Organizations:
The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons
The Plastic Surgery Research Council
The California Society of Plastic Surgeons
The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Honorary Member
The Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons, Honorary Member
The Colombia Society of Plastic Surgeons, Honorary Member
New England Society of Plastic Surgery, Honorary Member

Post-Graduate Activity & Honors

Medical School:
Prosector of Anatomy, Chicago Medical School
Special Service Award, Chicago Medical School, for teaching of anatomy
Second Prize, Student American Medical Association Annual Medical Exhibit, "Human Brain Dissection in Latex," Washington, D.C.

Plastic Surgery:
1973: Grand Prize, 12th Annual National Plastic Surgery Senior Residents' Conference. Sponsored by the Educational Foundation 1988: of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.

1974: Second Prize, Educational Foundation of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Essay
1988:
Scholarship Contest, Junior Division, Clinical Research Category, "Facial Rehabilitation in the Burned Patient."

1976: Guest speaker, First Ibero-Latin American International Confederation for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
1988: Quito, Ecuador.

1977: First Prize, Educational Foundation of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Essay
1988: Scholarship Contest, Junior Division, Clinical Research Category, "The Perichondro-Cutaneous Graft."

1978: Nominated by the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons for the Schwartz Award of the American
1988: Medical Association for distinguished surgical achievement by a young physician.

1979: Visiting Professor and Surgeon, Third Annual Pediatric Plastic Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia.

1980: Recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, The Chicago Medical School.

1981: Recipient of the James Barrett Brown Award for the most significant publication in the world literature of
1981: Plastic Surgery.

1982: A. W. Farmer Lecturer, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons; Honorary society membership.

1983: Guest Lecturer, Columbia Society of Plastic Surgeons; Honorary society membership.

1984: James Barrett Brown Award. First physician to receive this award twice.

1986: Silver Anniversary Kazanjian Lecturer, New York University.

1988: Kazanjian Visiting Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital.
1988: Guest Lecturer, French Society of Plastic Surgery, Paris, France.

1989: Visiting Lecturer and Surgeon, Planas Surgery Clinic, Barcelona, Spain.

1990: Visiting Professor, Ohio Valley Plastic Surgery Society.

1991: John Staige Davis Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University.

1992: Visiting Professor and Surgeon, University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

1993: Guest Lecturer, New England Society of Plastic Surgery; Honorary society membership.

1994: Lewin Memorial Lecturer, Montefiore Medical Center, New York.

1995: Keynote Speaker, Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery.
1988: The Medical Staff Award of Excellence, El Camino Hospital.

1997: Keynote Speaker, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.

1998: Keynote Speaker, Symposium, "Ear Reconstruction '98: Choices for the Future", Alberta, Canada.
1998:
Santa Clara County Medical Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine.

2000: Upchurch Lecturer, Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery.

2001 – Presidential Citation – Triological Society (The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society)
1988: Keynote Lecturer, Canniesburn Hospital 25th Reunion, Glasgow, Scotland

2005 - "Clinician of the Year" (Lifetime Achievement Award), American Association of Plastic Surgeons

2007 - Presidential Citation -- The American Otological Society
1988: Visiting Professor, Yale University School of Medicine

2007 - Presidential Citation -- The American Otological Society
1988: Visiting Professor, Yale University School of Medicine; Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

 

Publications And Research

Non-Medical:

Earl Scruggs and the Five-String Banjo,Peer International Music Corporation, New York, 1968.

Earl Scruggs and the Five-String Banjo, 2nd Edition, Hal Leonard Music Corporation, Milwaukee, 2005.

Medical:

Brent, B.: "Effective Safety Devices for the Padgett Dermatome." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 51:467, 1973.

Brent, B.: "Magnetic Surgical Instrument Stand." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 52:318, 1973.

Brent, B.: "Delayed Autogenous Cartilage Transplantation." Hines Veteransí Hospital Research Grant, Chicago, Illinois, 1972-1973.

Brent, B.: "The Role of Available Cartilage and the Operative Time Element in Auricular Reconstruction." In Tanzer, R. C., and Edgerton, M. T. (Eds.), Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Symposium on Reconstruction of the Auricle, C. V. Mosby Co., St. Louis, pp. 88-90, 1973.

Brent, B.: "The Expansile Framework" in Autogenous Ear Reconstruction, Scientific Exhibit at the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Convention, Hollywood, Florida, 21-26 October 1973.

Brent, B.: "Ear Reconstruction with an Expansile Framework of Autogenous Rib Cartilage." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 53:619, 1974.

Brent, B.: "Reconstruction of the Ear, Eyebrow, and Sideburn in the Burned Patient." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 55:312, 1975.

Brent, B.: "Earlobe Construction with an Auriculomastoid Flap." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 57:389, 1976.

Howell, S., Warpeha, R. L., and Brent, B.: "A Technique for Excising Earlobe Keloids." Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, 141:438, 1975.

Brent, B.: "The Acquired Auricular Deformity: A Systematic Approach to its Analysis and Reconstruction." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 59:475, 1977.

Tanzer, R. C., Converse, J. M., and Brent, B.: Chapter 35, "Deformities of the Auricle." In Converse, J. M. (Ed.), Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition, W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1977.

Brent, B., and Bostwick, III, J.: "Nipple-Areola Reconstruction with Auricular Tissues." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 60:353, 1977.

Brent, B.: "The Role of Pressure Therapy in Management of Earlobe Keloids: Preliminary Report of a Controlled Study." Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1:579, 1978.

Brent, B. and Ott, R.: "Perichondro-Cutaneous Graft." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 62:1, 1978.

Brent, B.: Chapter 13, "Reconstruction of the Ear." In Grabb, W. C., and Smith, J. W. (Eds.) Plastic Surgery -- A Concise Guide to Clinical Practice, 3rd Edition, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1979.

Brent, B.: "Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: An Alternative to the use of Labial and Contralateral Nipple-Areolar Tissues." Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 6:85, 1979.

Brent, B.: "The Versatile Cartilage Autograft: Current Trends in Clinical Transplantation." Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 6:163, 1979.

Brent, B.: "Replantation of Amputated Distal Phalangeal Parts of Fingers Without Vascular Anatastomoses, Using Subcutaneous Pockets." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 63:1, 1979.

Brent, B.: One-year follow-up on distal phalangeal replantation with subdermal pocketing (letter to the editor). Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 64:817, 1979.

Brent, B.: "The Correction of Microtia with Autogenous Cartilage Grafts, Part I: The Classic Deformity." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 66:1, 1980.

Brent, B.: "The Correction of Microtia with Autogenous Cartilage Grafts, Part II: Atypical and Complex Deformities." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 66:13, 1980.

Brent, B.: "Reconstruction of the Microtic Ear with Autogenous Rib Cartilage." In Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery, Jackson, I. T., (Ed.), Churchill Livingston Company, Edinburgh, 1981.

Brent, B.: "Surgical Treatment of Congenital Disorders of the External Ear." In Serafin, D., and Georgiade, N. G. (Eds.), Pediatric Plastic Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1981.

Brent, B.: "A Personal Approach to Total Auricular Reconstruction: Case Study." Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 8:211, 1981.

Brent, B.: Discussion of "A poly(HEMA) Sponge for Restoration of Articular Cartilage Defects" by Con, M. and De Visser, A. C. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 67:294, 1981.

Brent, B.: Discussion of "Neocartilage Derived from Transplanted Perichondrium. What is it?" by Upton, J., Sohn, S. A., and Glowacki, J. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 68:173, 1981.

Brent, B.: "Complications of Auricular Reconstruction -- Avoidance and Management." In Goldwyn, R. M. (Ed.), The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, Third Edition, 1982.

Brent, B.: "The Microtic Ear." In Kernahan D., and Thompson, H. (Eds.), Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Symposium on Pediatric Plastic Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1982.

Brent, B.: Discussion of "An improved one-stage total ear reconstruction procedure" by Song, Y. and Song, Y. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 71:623, 1983.

Brent, B., and Byrd, H. S.: "Secondary Ear Reconstruction with Cartilage Grafts Covered by Axial, Random, and Free Flaps of Temporoparietal Fascia." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 72:141, 1983.

Brent, B.: Discussion of the correlation between a constructed auricle's definition and the healed chest scar's quality. In "Problems encountered in contouring a reconstructed ear of autogenous cartilage" by Yanai, A., Fukuda, O., and Yamada, A. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 75:191, 1985.

Brent, B., Upton, J., Acland, R. D., et al.: "Experience with the Temporoparietal Fascial Free Flap." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 76:177, 1985.

Brent, B.: "Nasal Alar Repair: The Auricular Composite Graft." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 63-66.

Brent, B.: "Auricular Repair with a Conchal Cartilage Graft." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 107-112.

Brent, B.: "Total Auricular Construction with Sculpted Costal Cartilage." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 113-128.

Brent, B.: "Auricular Reconstruction with a Fascial Transposition Flap." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 129-138.

Brent, B., And Finseth, F.: "Microsurgical Ear and Scalp Reconstruction with a Fasciocutaneous Free Flap." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 139-149.

Brent, B.: "Reconstruction of the Eyebrow and Eyelashes with Free Grafts." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 199-202.

Brent, B.: "Restoring Fronto-Orbital Contour with Autogenous Rib Cartilage." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 421-424.

Brent, B.: "Restoration of Thermally Injured Facial Features." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 439-445.

Brent, B.: "Temporomandibular Joint Repair with an Auricular Perichondrial Graft." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987,  pp. 539-448.

Brent, B.: "Chin Contouring with a Laminated Cartilage Graft." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 597-604.

Brent, B., Acland, R. D., and Upton, J.: "Extremity Repair with Temporal Fascial Free Flaps." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 789-800.

Brent, B,: "Nipple-Areola Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: Mimicry with Assorted Tissue Grafts and Tattoo Pigments." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 933-946.

Brent, B.: Epilogue: "Learn to Make Wings: Thoracobrachial Pterygoplasty Powered by Muscle Transposition Flaps." In Brent, B. (Ed.): The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, C. V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1987, pp. 958-970.

Brent, B.: "Reconstruction of the Auricle." Book chapter in McCarthy, J. G. (Ed.), Plastic Surgery,, W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1990, vol. 3, pp. 2094-2152.

Brent, B.: "Repair and Grafting of Cartilage and Perichondrium." Book chapter in McCarthy, J. G. (Ed.) Plastic Surgery, W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1990, vol. 1, pp. 559-580.

Brent, B.: Chapter 15, "Reconstruction of the Ear," In Grabb, W. C., and Smith, J. W. (Eds.), Plastic Surgery -- A Concise Guide to Clinical Practice, 4th edition, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1991.

Brent, B.: "Auricular Repair with Autogenous Rib Cartilage Grafts: Two Decades of Experience with 600 Cases." Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 90:355, 1992.

Brent, B.: Discussion of "Modification of the stages in total reconstruction of the auricle," by Nagata, S. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 93:267-268, 1994.

Brent, B.: Microtia repair with autogenous rib cartilage grafts. In Munro, I. R. and Brent, B. (Eds.) : Microtia and Hemifacial Microsomia. Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1:69-76, 1994.

Brent, B.: Reconstruction of the Ear. Book chapter in Grabb, W. C., and Smith, J. W. (Eds.), Plastic Surgery -- A Concise Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th edition. Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1997.

Saadeh, P.B, Brent, B., Longacre, M., et. al.: Human Cartilage Engineering: Chondrocyte extraction, proliferation, and characterization. Ann. Plast. Surg., 42: 509, 1999.

Brent, B.: The pediatricians’ role in caring for patients with congenital microtia and atresia: clinical experience with 1,000 patients. In Brent, B. (Guest Ed.) Pediatric Ear Disease, in Pediatric Annals, 28: 374, 1999.

Brent, B.: Technical advances in ear reconstruction with autogenous rib cartilage grafts—A Personal Review of 1,200 cases. Plast. Reconstr. Surg., 104: 319, 1999.

Brent, B.: Ear Reconstruction. Book chapter in Schendel, S.A., Ward Booth, P., and Hausemann, J.E. (Eds.), Maxillofacial Surgery , W. B. Saunders Co, Philadelphia, 1999.

Brent, B.: Microtia Repair with Autogenous Rib Cartilage Grafts. Book chapter in Evans, G.R.D. (Ed.), Operative Plastic Surgery , Appleton & Lange, Stamford, Ct., 2000.

Brent, B.: The Team Approach to Treating the Microtia-Atresia Patient. Otolarng. Clinics of North America, 33: 1353, 2000.

Brent, B., and Osorno, G.: Repair of Microtia. Chapter in De la Cruz, A. and Arriaga, M.A. (Eds.), Essentials of Otology and Neuro-Otology, in publication, 2002

Brent, B.: Microtia repair with rib cartilage grafts: A review of personal experience with 1,000 cases. Clin. Plast. Surg. 29: 257, 2002

Brent, B.: Reconstruction of the Auricle. Book chapter in Mathes, S.J. (Ed.), Plastic Surgery, Saunders, Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2006.

Brent, B.: Ear Reconstruction. Book chapter in Schendel, S.A., Ward Booth, P., and Hausemann, J.E. (Eds.), Maxillofacial Surgery, 2nd Ed. Elsevier Publishing Co., 2007.

Brent, B.: The Reconstruction of Venus:  Following Our Legacy (An editorial). Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 121: 2170, 2008.

Brent, B.: "Hydrodissection as Key to a Natural-Appearing Otoplasty."  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 122:1055, 2008.

Artunduaga, M.A., Quintanilla-Dieck, MdeL, Betensky, R.A., Nicolau, Y., Hamdan, U., Osorno, G., Brent, B., Eavey, R.D., Seidman, C.E., and Seidman, J.G.: “A Classic Twin Study of External Ear Malformations, including Microtia.” New England Journal of Medicine, 361:1216, 2009.

Brent, B.: Repair of Microtia with Sculpted Rib Cartilage Grafts in Identical, Mirror-Image Twins: A Case Study.  Ann. Plastic Surg., 66: 62, 2011.