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Our Mission

Release your inner beauty. Like the butterfly, every person possesses internal as well as external beauty. Our mission at the Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is to assist our patients in releasing the beauty they already possess. We strive to focus on each individual person’s existing anatomy to achieve the best possible, to long lasting, but natural appearing results; results without any outward evidence of a surgical procedure. We endeavor to provide the best aesthetic to functional outcome using the latest, most advanced, proven techniques to patients. We will work to listen to the patients concerns and educate the patient about all the possible options, therefore allowing the patient to make an informed decision about their care.

Physician training, experience, and expertise are all important in selecting a physician. At the Buckingham Center, by focusing exclusively in facial surgery, we believe it is possible to provide a higher level of specialized care. We are committed to an honest, caring and confidential environment. Your consultation will allow Dr. Buckingham to listen to your concerns and render an honest opinion. Our sincere goal is to create thoughtful, long-term relationships with our patients.

Offices

Buckingham Center Facial Plastic Surgery
Buckingham Center Facial Plastic Surgery Office

The Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is located in Austin, Texas. Austin is located in the beautiful central Texas Hill Country. Some of the countries most beautiful lakes, golf courses, and outdoor activities are located in and around Austin. Austin’s downtown area is well known for its music scene and night life. Many famous singer/songwriters have achieved their start in and around Austin including Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

At Buckingham Center, we are committed to the pursuit of excellence in facial plastic surgery. We provide our patients a full array of surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation options designed to produce natural, lasting results. Popular procedures include Rhinoplasty (more commonly known as a “Nose Job”), Facelift surgery.

If you’re considering plastic surgery to improve or enhance your facial features, feel confident with your choice in Dr. Buckingham. He will help to rejuvenate your face or correct a facial problem for a more youthful and radiant you. Dr. Buckingham is committed to using only proven techniques, as well as the latest minimally invasive endoscopic techniques.

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The office is only minutes from Mopac expressway (Loop 1) at 2745 Bee Caves Rd #101 Austin, Texas 78746. This location is central to most of Austin and is on the edge of the Texas Hill Country.

Most surgeries are performed in a fully accredited ambulatory surgical facility only 10 minutes from the Buckingham Center. While some minor procedures are performed in the office, we feel that by performing procedures requiring deep sedation in a facility with multiple board certified anesthesiologists and dedicated surgical nursing staff, we are able to provide the safest, highest level of specialized care for our patients. Your safety is our primary concern.

Whether you live in Austin and are looking for surgery close to home or are coming from a distance to have your surgery in a get away location, Austin is a beautiful highly desirable destination. The Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is a perfect compliment to an already wonderful place.

Consultation

Your consultation will take approximately one hour. This amount of time is necessary for Dr. Buckingham to listen to your concerns and render an honest opinion about what surgical options are best for you. We are committed to tailoring our services to your needs and desires, offering each patient different options that conform to his or her aesthetic wishes, budgetary constraints, and time commitment to recovery. We feel it is important to educate you about these options in order to promote meaningful dialogue that allows you to make an intelligent decision as to your own care.

During your consultation digital images will be taken; then after discussing the best treatment plan for your needs with Dr. Buckingham, he will use image morphing software to alter your photos to assist in communicating the desire for substantial, but natural appearing results. This process allows unsurpassed communication to occur between the patient and Dr. Buckingham so that the optimal results may be obtained.

Fellowship

In 2014, Dr. Buckingham became a Fellowship Director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), one of the top fellowship programs in the world. Recognized as an authority in teaching and the practice of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Buckingham mentors one surgeon every year. During these twelve months, he provides the valuable training, specialized knowledge, and surgical skills needed to be a successful facial plastic surgeon.

The fellowship position at Buckingham Facial Plastic Surgery is extremely competitive. During the twelve month period, the chosen doctor will have exposure to the full spectrum of facial plastic surgery cases, becoming intensely involved with a wide breadth of surgical and noninvasive patients. Dr. Buckingham’s cutting-edge clinical research provides a unique opportunity for enculturation into the study of cutting-edge plastic surgery theory. Dr. Buckingham’s guidance, advising, and support provides professional development, ensuring the fellow is ready for the comprehensive oral and written examination that is administered after the completion of the year-long fellowship.

Fellows

MARISSA LAFER, MD (2020 – 2021)
Bio Marissa Lafer, MD

Originally from Los Angeles, Marissa Lafer, MD received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. Dr. Lafer initially worked on Wall Street in New York City after college before deciding to pursue a career in medicine. She completed her postbac training at Columbia University before earning her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Lafer continued her training at NYU where she completed her internship and residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and worked at high-volume centers in New York City including NYU, Bellevue, VA, and Lenox Hill Hospitals. In medical school and residency, Dr. Lafer held several leadership roles including those on Student Council then the House Staff Leadership Committee and was involved with research within the Department.

Following residency, Dr. Lafer was selected for a highly competitive fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Edward Buckingham in Austin, Texas.

 

Education

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
PGY4, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
2015-2020

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Medical Degree
2011-2015

Columbia University, New York, NY
Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate
2008-2010

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Italian, College of Arts and Sciences
2003-2007

Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Directly enrolled at the University for year-long study abroad
2005-2006

Professional Experience

CV Starr Hand Surgery Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
Clinical Research Assistant
Principal Investigators: Steven Glickel, MD; Louis Catalano, MD; Alton Barron, MD
2010-2011

Barclays Capital, Investment Banking Division, New York, NY
Investment Banking Analyst, Asset Securitization Group
2007-2008

Publications

Book Chapter:

Lafer MP, O TM: Management of Long-Standing Flaccid Facial Palsy: Static Approaches to the Brow, Midface, and Lower Lip. Hadlock T, Jowett N, O TM. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2018 Sep 24. pii: S0030-6665(18)30132-4. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2018.07.010.

Manuscripts:

Lafer MP, Duerson W, Ahmed O, Bandler I, Wang B, Lieberman S, Lebowitz R: Differences in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Disease Presentation, Management, and Access to Care Between an Institution’s Private Tertiary Center and Its Sister Municipal Hospital. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. Submitted, December 2018.

Ahmed O, Lafer MP, Zan, E, Bandler I, Wang B, Lebowitz R, Lieberman S: Endoscopic visualization of the true maxillary ostium following uncinectomy. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy Submitted, December 2018.

Frants A, Lafer M, Lee JW. Open Rhinoplasty Approach for Resection of a Subcutaneous Aneurysmal Fibrous Histiocytoma. Laryngoscope. Submitted, November 2018.

Lafer MP, Heman-Ackah SE, Green JE, Roland JT, Waltzman SB: Reduced Cochlear Implant Performance Following the Use of Growth Hormone with Regain of Function Following Cessation of Growth Hormone Therapy. Otology and Neurotology. 2015 Jul;36(6):1006-9.

Lafer MP, Achlatis S, Lazarus C, Fang Y, Branski RC, Amin MR: Temporal Measurements of Deglutition in Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging versus Videofluoroscopy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Dec;122(12):748-53.

Kegel G, Glickel SZ, Catalano LW, Barron OA, Marshall A, Lafer MP: A Prospective Analysis of Patient Characteristics Affecting the Outcome of Dorsal Splinting for Soft Tissue Mallet Injuries. J Hand Surg. Submitted August 2014.

Catalano LW, Zlotolow DA, Purcelli Lafer M, Weidner Z, Barron OA: Surgical Exposures of the Wrist and Hand. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Jan;20(1):48-57.

Catalano LW, Glickel SZ, Barron OA, Harrison R, Marshall A, Purcelli-Lafer M: Effect of local corticosteroid injection of the hand and wrist on blood glucose in patients with diabetes mellitus. Orthopedics. 2012 Dec;35(12):e1754-8.

Catalano LW, Crivello K, Lafer MP, Chia B, Barron OA, Glickel SZ: Potential Dangers of Tension Band Wiring of Olecranon Fractures: An Anatomic Study. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Oct;36(10):1659- 62. Epub 2011 Aug 23.

Poster Presentations:

Frants A, Lafer M, Lee JW. Open Rhinoplasty Approach for Resection of a Subcutaneous Aneurysmal Fibrous Histiocytoma. 12th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, October 15–18, 2018, Dallas, TX.

Ahmed O, Lafer MP, Zan, E, Bandler I, Wang B, Lebowitz R, Lieberman S: Endoscopic visualization of the true maxillary ostium following uncinectomy. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. October 8, 2018, Atlanta, GA.

Lafer MP, Duerson W, Ahmed O, Bandler I, Wang B, Lieberman S, Lebowitz R: Differences in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Disease Presentation and Management Between an Institution’s Private Tertiary Center and Its Sister Municipal Hospital; 64th Annual Meeting American Rhinologic Society. October 5-6, 2018, Atlanta, GA.

Duerson W, Lafer MP, Ahmed O, Bandler I, Wang B, Lieberman S, Lebowitz R: Access to Care Differences Between an Institution’s Private Tertiary Center and Its Sister Municipal Hospital in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Patients Presenting for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery; 64th Annual Meeting American Rhinologic Society. October 5-6, 2018, Atlanta, GA.

Lafer M, Patel V, Paskhover B: Successful Replantation of a Near Complete Nasal Amputation. Poster presentation at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, AAFPRS Section. April 18- 22, 2018, National Harbor, MD.

Lafer M, Fritz M, Yan K, Lieberman SM, A Novel Technique to Promote Mucosal Graft Viability after Endoscopic Modified Lothrop Procedure. Poster presentation at the 2016 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, ARS section. May 19-20, 2016, Chicago, IL.

Lafer MP, Heman-Ackah SE, Green JE, Roland JT, Waltzman SB: Reduced Cochlear Implant Performance Following the Use of Growth Hormone with Regain of Function Following Cessation of Growth Hormone Therapy; 14th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children ACI Alliance. December 11-14, 2014, Nashville, TN.

Lafer MP, Friedmann DR, Melamed J, Delacure MD: Rhabdomyosarcoma in the Neck as a Presenting Sign of Lynch Syndrome. Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 22- 24, 2015, Coronado Island, CA.

Catalano LW, Kegel G, Lafer MP, Barron OA, Glickel SZ: A Prospective Analysis of Patient Characteristics Affecting the Outcome of Dorsal Splinting for Soft Tissue Mallet Injuries. Abstract Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery Sept 5, 2012.

Oral Presentations:

“Tracheostomy 101” NYU House Staff Patient Safety Council, New York, NY, January 7, 2019.

“Lessons from Vietnam: A Head & Neck Experience” Grand Rounds New York University Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. New York, NY, December 12, 2018.

Ahmed O, Lafer MP, Zan E, Lieberman S, Lebowitz R, Jacobs J Endoscopic Visualization of the True Maxillary Ostium Following Uncinectomy. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. Atlanta, GA, October 7-10, 2018.

Earley MA, Atiyeh JK, Lafer MP, Thomas KM, Givi B, Rickert SM. Thermal Effect of Otolaryngologic Microscopes, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, ASPO Section, May 22, 2016.

Lafer MP, Heman-Ackah SE, Green JE, Roland JT, Waltzman SB: Reduced Cochlear Implant Performance Following the Use of Growth Hormone with Regain of Function Following Cessation of Growth Hormone Therapy. 12thAnnual Metropolitan NY Resident Research Day Symposium. Downstate Medical Center: Brooklyn, NY. May 12, 2017.

Lafer MP, Achlatis S, Lazarus C, Fang Y, Branski RC, Amin MR: Temporal Measurements of Deglutition in Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging versus Videofluoroscopy. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. Orlando, FL. April 2013.

Online Module:

Created an online module for Pediatric Clerkship students based on a case study presentation I did while on Radiology comparing epiglottitis and croup. The module addressed epidemiology, clinical presentations, radiographic findings and management. June 2014.

Areas of Research Interest:

Pain management following rhinoplasty, differences in experiences among men and women within the specialty of Facial Plastic Surgery, tension nose deformity, and antibiotics use with silastic after septoplasty.

Professional Societies

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Resident Member
2018-Present

American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Resident Member
2018-Present

Honors and Awards

NYU President’s Service Award, NYU School of Medicine
As Ambassadors to the School of Medicine Admissions Department, we were recognized for our continued efforts in improving student life and communication
2012, 2014

10th Biannual Photography Competition, NYU School of Medicine
Honorable Mention for original work entitled “Masai Warrior.”
Fall 2011

Class of ’86 and Woodford Speech Contest, Cornell University
Top 10 finalist of 300 undergraduates in a competition through the Communications Department.
May 2007

Institutional Service

House Staff Leadership Committee, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
Monthly meetings with residents across specialties to address concerns regarding the educational and work environment experience.
2016-present

Student Council, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
Student Body Vice President and Treasurer (2012) & Advisor (2013-2015):
Managed a $280,000 budget and led the budgeting for all student run clubs and activities.
Notable initiatives: rebuilding student study spaces after hurricane Sandy, establishing student liaisons for clinical clerkship years and providing more hands on workshops for medical students.
2012-2015

Ambassador, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
Student interviewer, participated in lunch panels, served as a tour guide, and was on the selection committee for new ambassadors.
2012-2015

Pre-Clinical and Clinical Curriculum Committees, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
Met with faculty and the Office of Medical Education monthly to provide feedback and improve the curriculum.
2012-3, 2014-5

Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, Cornell University, New York, NY
As part of the undergraduate admissions process, I meet with selected applicants to learn more about the candidates and to answer any questions the candidates might have about Cornell
2009-Present

Teaching Experience

Student Instructor at NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York
Taught a small group of pre-clinical students interview and physical exam skills at weekly bedside sessions for their “Practice of Medicine” class and reviewed their patient write-ups
09/2014-06/2015

PJL Educational Services, New York, NY
Math and science tutor for high school and some college students in the New York City area.
2009-2011

Hobbies and Interests

Head & Neck mission trip to Vietnam (November 2018)

Italy: lived & studied in Bologna for a year, interested in the food, wine and culture.

International travel: Europe, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Anguilla, Kenya, Brazil

Cooking: particularly for dinner parties.

Skiing, volleyball (setter), competitive ballroom dancer (1999-2007), spinning

The Public Theater: Patron of the NYC public theater, which is behind Shakespeare in the Park among other programs

Languages: formerly fluent in Italian (currently rusty), conversational Spanish (certificate in basic medical Spanish 2012), basic ASL

Melissa Bender, M.D. (2019 – 2020)
Melissa Bender, M.D.Bio

Melissa Bender, M.D. received her B.S. in Biological Basis of Behavior with a minor in Hispanic Studies and Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where she graduated magna cum laude. She then returned to her hometown of Houston, Texas for medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. She then completed an internship and residency in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where she received excellent training in a high-volume center and invaluable trauma experience at Grady Memorial Hospital. During her training, Dr. Bender performed a wide array of both functional and cosmetic procedures and solidified her passion for facial plastic surgery. Following residency, Dr. Bender was selected for a highly competitive fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Edward Buckingham in Austin, Texas.

 

Education

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA
Otolaryngology Internship and Residency
2014-2019

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Doctorate of Medicine
Completed June 2014

University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Completed May 2010
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior; Minor: Chemistry and Hispanic Studies
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bender, ME, Lipin RB, Goudy SL. Development of the Pediatric Temporomandibular Joint. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Feb; 30(1):1-9.

Yi M, Huo L, Koenig K.B., Mittendorf E.A., Meric-Bernstam F., H.M. Kuerer H.M., Bedrosian I., Symmans W.F., Crow J.R., Bender M, Shah R.R., Hortobagyi G.N., Hunt K.K.. Which threshold for ER positivity? A retrospective study based on 9639 patients. Annals of Oncology. 2014 May; 25(5):1004-11

[Submitted] Huang A, Tang C, Hutcheson K, Bender M, Beadle B, Ferrarotto R, Lewin J, Lai SY. Gastrostomy tube placement in patients with laryngeal carcinoma treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy: factors affecting placement and dependence. Submitted to Oto-HNS

[Submitted] Bender ME, Read TD, Edwards TS, Hargita M, Cutler A, Wise SK. A Comparison of the Bacterial Nasal Microbiome in Allergic Rhinitis Patient Before and During Immunotherapy. Submitted to Laryngoscope

[Submitted] Bender ME, Koss SL, Hatcher JL. Treatment of idiopathic subglottic stenosis with awake intralesional steroid injections: A case series of primary and postoperative treatment. Submitted to Laryngoscope.

[Submitted] Bender ME, Caltharp S, Dedhia K. Pediatric Trans-spatial Neck Mass. Submitted to Cureus.

Current Research

“Longitudinal Analysis of the Bacterial Nasal Microbiome in Allergic Rhinitis Patients During Immunotherapy”
Ongoing clinical research study under PI Dr. Sarah K. Wise
Status: Data Collection and analysis

“Comparative analysis of Nasal Microbiome in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis, and Controls.”
Ongoing clinical research study under PI Dr. Sarah K. Wise
Status: Data Collection and analysis

“Treatment of idiopathic subglottic stenosis with serial awake steroid injections”
Ongoing clinical research study and database under PI Dr. Jeanne Hatcher
July 2017-Present
Status: Submitted

“Consensus among surgeons regarding mini facelift procedure: proposal for a standardized definition”
Ongoing research study under PI Dr. Louis DeJoseph
Status: Analysis

Scholarship/Funding

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Foundation Research Grant given to study entitled “A Comparison of the Bacterial Nasal Microbiome in Allergic Rhinitis Patient Before and During Immunotherapy”
Awarded $9,516.00 towards study completion

Meetings/Courses

Microsurgery Nerve Dissection Course
May 2018, April 2019
Atlanta, GA

ABEA
April 2018
Washington, D.C.

The Fall Voice Conference
October 2017
Washington, D.C.

Southern States Rhinology Foundation Course
March 2017
Kiawah Island, SC

SENTAC Annual Meeting
December 2015, 2016
San Antonio, TX
Orlando, FL

Emory University Facial Plastics Injectable Course September 2014, March 2015, May 2018
Atlanta, GA

Emory University Free Flap Reconstruction Course
January 2016
Atlanta, GA

Emory University Facial Plastic and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course
January 2016, 2017, 2018
Atlanta, GA

Emory University Temporal Bone Dissection Course
January 2014, 2015
Atlanta, GA
October 2016, 2017

Professional Presentations

Grand Rounds: “Skin”, Emory University Dept Otolaryngology HNS.
Atlanta, GA
March 2019

Oral: “A Comparison of the Bacterial Nasal Microbiome in Allergic Rhinitis Patient Before and During Immunotherapy”, AAOA Annual Meeting
Philadelphia, PA
September 2018

Didactics:  Facial Nerve Reanimation. Emory University Dept Otolaryngology HNS.
October 2018. Atlanta, GA

Oral: “Treatment of subglottic stenosis with serial awake steroid injections”, COSM
Washington, DC
April 2018

Didactics: Allergy and immunotherapy. Emory University Dept Otolaryngology HNS.
February 2018. Atlanta, GA

 Poster: “Treatment of idiopathic subglottic stenosis with serial awake steroid injections: A case series”, The Fall Voice Conference
October 2017

Grand Rounds: “Steroids in Otolaryngology”, Emory University Dept Otolaryngology HNS.
Atlanta, GA April 2017

Poster: “Unique Head and Neck Manifestation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis”, SENTAC Annual Meeting
December 2016

Informational Packet on Tympanostomy Tube Placement. Childrens Hospital of Atlanta- Egleston. August 2016. Atlanta, GA

Didactics: Airway Foreign Bodies. Emory University Dept Otolaryngology HNS.
June 2016. Atlanta, GA

Poster: “Symptomatic Osteomas of the External Ear Canal in Adolescents”, SENTAC Annual Meeting
December 2015

Rhinology Case Presentation. Metro Atlanta Educational Society.
October 2015. Atlanta, GA.

Poster: “Gastrostomy Tube Placement in patients with laryngeal carcinoma treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy: factors affecting placement and dependence”, ASTRO’s 56th Annual Meeting
February 2014

Scott Smith, M.D (2018-2019)
BIO Scott W. Smith, M.D.

Scott Smith, M.D. received his B.A. in Studio Art and Biology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. It was here where he began to combine his interests in the study of fine arts and medicine. Dr. Smith returned to his hometown of Columbus, Ohio for medical school where he graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree, he stayed to finish his internship and residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, one of the highest volume programs in the country and ranked #6 by US News & World Report. During his training, Dr. Smith performed a wide range of both cosmetic and functional head and neck surgery cases. Following residency, Dr. Smith pursued a highly competitive fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, matching at his top choice. He is completing his fellowship under the auspices of Dr. Edward Buckingham in Austin, TX.

During his free time, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He loves traveling with his family, skiing, sailing, painting, playing squash, and The Ohio State Buckeyes. He enjoys meeting new people and exploring new places.

Education / Training

RESIDENCY, DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY – HEAD & NECK SURGERY
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY WEXNER MEDICAL CENTER – COLUMBUS, OH
Columbus, OH. (July 2013 – current), expected completion June 2018
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE – COLUMBUS, OH
M.D., Graduated Cum Laude, May 2013
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA – COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES – Charlottesville, VA
B.A., Graduated with Distinction, May 2007

Honors / Awards

Excellence in Otolaryngology – The Ohio State University College of Medicine (May 2013)
Outstanding Academic Merit Scholarship College of Medicine (2010-11, 2011-12, & 2012-13)
Roessler Research Scholarship Grant – Full Award $4500 (June 2010)
Phi Eta Sigma – University of Virginia Honor Society
Golden Key – Recognizes top 15% academically of Third and Fourth Years at UVA
Dean’s List Honors (all undergraduate semesters)
Student Athlete Honor Roll (all undergraduate semesters)
All-Academic Atlantic Coastal Conference Wrestling Team (2005-2006 & 2006-2007)
National Dean’s List (2003-2004)
University of Virginia Athletic Scholarship (2003-2007)
OHSAA Student-Athlete Scholarship (2003-2004)

Profesional Societies

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (2013 – present)
American Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (2013 – present)
Columbus Ophthalmological & Otolaryngological Society (2013 – present)
American Medical Association (2009 – 2013)
OSUWMC Residency Advisory Committee (May 2017 – present)

Conferences / Courses

Facial Plastic Surgery International Winter Symposium (January 2017) Beaver Creek, CO
AAFPRS Fall Meeting (October 2016) Nashville, TN
Facial Trauma Simulation Course (September 2016) Columbus, OH
Multidisciplinary Facial Trauma Course (2014, 2015) Columbus, OH
Cynosure Laser Training (December 2016) Columbus, OH
The NorthEastern Ohio Otolaryngology Head & Neck Society (July 2017) Lewis Center, OH

Presentations

Poster/Oral: “Facial Trauma Simulation Course: Worth One Year of Residency Experience”, COSM.
San Diego, CA. April 2017. Accepted.
Poster: “Grecian urn submentoplasty in the female patient: a case series and review of the literature”, COSM.
San Diego, CA. April 2017. Accepted.
Poster: “The evolution of multimodality management of severe nasal dog bites: case series and review of the literature”, AAFPRS Fall Meeting.
Nashville, TN. October 2016.
Poster: “Can preoperative NOSE score severity predict post-operative satisfaction in functional rhinoplasty?” AAFPRS Fall Meeting.
Nashville, TN. October 2016.
Poster: “Targeting cancer initiating growth factors in HNSCC. OSUCOM Research Day.
Columbus, OH. April 2011.
Oral: “Leukocyte platelet rich fibrin uses in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery”, Saunders Research Symposium.
Columbus, OH. June 2015.
Oral: “Multi-institutional myringotomy & tube placement simulation”, Saunders Research Symposium.
Columbus, OH. June 2015.
Grand Rounds: “Scar management”, The Ohio State University Dept. Otolaryngology.
Columbus, OH. January 2017.
Grand Rounds: “Psychological aspects in facial plastic surgery”, The Ohio State University Dept. Otolaryngology.
Columbus, OH. May 2016.
Grand Rounds: “Laser uses in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery”, The Ohio State University Dept. Otolaryngology.
Columbus, OH. March 2016.
Grand Rounds: “Injection medialization laryngoplasty management of unilateral vocal cord paralysis”, University of Colorado Denver Dept. Otolaryngology.
Denver, CO. September 2012.

Research

Cerne J, Rock A, Smith S, Cheresnick C, Nogan S. Treatment of Traumatic Nasal Avulsion Due to Dog Bite Injury.
Pub status: Accepted OTO Open.
Silverman D, Smith S, Kang S, Essig G, Kim L. Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Nasal Soft Tissue Envelope – A Case Report and Review of the Literature. JAMA Facial Plastics Surgery.
Status: Submitting
Nogan S, Smith S, Litsky A, Essig G. Cadaveric Facial Trauma Simulation.
Status: Data collection & analysis.
Smith S, Nogan S, Sitapara J, Zhao K. Computational Fluid Dynamics and Functional Rhinoplasty.
Status: Enrollment

Research / Lab Experience

Multi-Institutional Myringotomy & Tube Placement Simulation
(Wiet G, 2013 – current)
Small Molecule Inhibitors of p300-E6 interaction in HPV positive H&NSCC
(Pan Q, Teknos T. March – April 2013)
Tumorsphere properties and targeting cancer initiating cells of H&N SCC
(Pan Q, Teknos T. June – August 2010)
Constructing adeno-associated plasmid virus for gene therapy
(Sferra T, June – July 2002)
Genetic sequencing of H&N SCC
(Lang J, Schuller D. June – July 2000)

Volunteer Service

Policy advocate. Review of State Regulations on Medical Laser Use and Delegation, State Medical Board of Ohio. (October 2016 – current)
Residency Candidate Interviewer. The Ohio State University Dept. Otolaryngology. Columbus, OH. January 2017.
Instructor. The Ohio State University College of Medicine Career Exploration in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Columbus, OH. January 2016.
Instructor. The Ohio State University College of Medicine MSIII Didactics. Columbus, OH. July – September 2015.
Tour Guide. The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Columbus, OH. 2012-2013.
Student Volunteer. Columbus Free Clinic. Columbus, OH. 2009 – 2010.
Volunteer. American Red Cross of Greater Columbus First Aid Service Team. Columbus, OH. November 2009 – June 2010.
Mission Volunteer. Mosoq Ayllu Volunteers – Free Health Clinic, Orphanage, After School Program Huancayo, Peru. May – June 2006.

Volunteer Service

Institute for Family Health
Americorps Community Healthcorps (2008 – 2009), New York, NY
The Advisory Board Company
Associate Member Services (2007 – 2008), Washington, D.C.

Other Activities

University of Virginia Div. I Wrestling – 3 yr starter/letterwinner (2003 – 2007), Charlottesville, VA
Student-Athlete Mentor Representative (2005 – 2007), Charlottesville, VA
New York Athletic Club Rugby Team (2008 – 2009), New York, NY
Potomac Athletic Club Rugby Team (2007 – 2008), Washington, D.C.
Athletic Club of Columbus Squash Club (2010 – current)

Michael Hall, M.D.   (2017 – 2018)
Michael Hall, M.D.
Bio

Michael Hall, M.D. received his B.S. in Biology from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. It was here where his passion for medicine began; working as an Emergency Medical Technician at the university during the school year and spending his summer months working as an Emergency Room Critical Care Technician at a local hospital. Dr. Hall then went on to receive his medical degree from Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ.

After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Hall moved back home to Philadelphia, PA and completed his internship and residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, one of the busiest surgical training programs in the country. During his training, Dr. Hall performed a wide range of both cosmetic and functional head and neck surgery cases. He has authored numerous publications and has presented at various meetings in both Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In 2015, he was awarded the AAOA Merck Clinical Scholar Award for his research efforts. Following residency, Dr. Hall pursued a highly competitive fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is currently completing his fellowship under the direction of Dr. Edward Buckingham.During his free time, Dr. Hall enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and dog. He is an avid runner, Philadelphia sports enthusiast, music lover and world traveler. He enjoys meeting new people, exploring new places and eating good food.

Education

COLLEGE

B.S. Biology
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
2004-2008

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Doctor of Medicine
Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
2008-2012

Postgraduate Training

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING

Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
June 2012 – June 2017
Chairman: William M. Keane, M.D.
Program Director: Edmund A. Pribitkin, M.D.

FELLOWSHIP TRAINING

Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
June 2012 – June 2017
Chairman: William M. Keane, M.D.
Program Director: Edmund A. Pribitkin, M.D.

Honors, Awards and Membership
AAOA Merck Clinical Scholar Award – 215
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Member
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – Member
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy – Member
Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – Member
Certificate and Licensures
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical License
Texas Medical License
Pennsylvania Drug Enforcement Agency License
Texas Drug Enforcement Agency License
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
Basic Life Support Certification
Work Experience
January 2006 – May 2008
Emergency Medical Technician
Lehigh University Emergency Medical Services
Bethlehem, PAMay 2006 – August 2008
Critical Care Technician
Capital Health Systems – Helene Fuld Campus
Trenton, NJ
Invited Lectures
Facial Paralysis and Contemporary Management. Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Philadelphia, PA; May 13, 2015.Lip Cancer: Treatment and Reconstruction. Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Philadelphia, PA; March 9, 2016.
Presentations
  1. Hall MB, Mostovych NK, Luginbuhl A, Heffelfinger R, Curry JM, Krein H, Pribitkin E.  Dentition and its Impact on Oral Cavity Free Flap Reconstruction Outcome.  AAO-HNS Annual Meeting Fall 2016.  San Diego, CA.
  2. Hall MB, Bryant LM, Krein H, Pribitkin E, Heffelfinger R.  Analgesic Methods for Facial Application of Botulinum Toxin.  Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology Spring 2016.  Bedford, PA.
  3. Hall MB, Bryant LM, Krein H, Pribitkin E, Heffelfinger R.  Analgesic Methods for Facial Application of Botulinum Toxin.  COSM Spring 2016.  Chicago, IL.
  4. Hall MB, Nyquist GG, Rosen MR.  Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: What to do with an Unexpected Pathology Report? AAOA Fall 2015.  Dallas, TX.
  5. Hall MB, Johnston DR, Barth P.  Positive Pressure Bronchoscopy Technique: Case Report.  COSM Spring 2015.  Boston, MA.
  6. Capo JT, Hall M, Nourbakhsh A, Tan V, Henry P: Initial Treatment of Open Hand Fractures in an Emergency Ward Procedure Room.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand, October 2010, Boston, MA.
Publications
  1. Hall MB, Nyquist GG, Rosen MR.  Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: What to do with an Unexpected Pathology Report? American Journal of Otolaryngology.  Am J Otolaryngol. 2016 May 4. pii: S0196-0709(16)30016-3
  2. Shah UK, Hall MB. Deep Neck Space Infections Empiric Therapy.  Medscape Drugs & Diseases.  Updated November 4, 2015 http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2014986-overview
  3. Shah UK, Hall MB. Deep Neck Space Infections Organism-Specific Therapy.  Medscape Drugs & Diseases.  Updated November 4, 2015 http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2015009-overview
  4. Hall MB, Johnston DR, Barth P.  Positive Pressure Bronchoscopy Technique: Case Report.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology.  February 2016; 125(2): 165-8.
  5. Hall MB, Heffelfinger R.  Autologous Fat Transfer as a Facial Filler: Current and Future Applications. Current Otorhinolaryngology Reports.  March 2015; Vol 3 (Issue 1): 33-41.
  6. Hall MB, Guimaraes CV, Nardone HC: Facial Mass in an Infant.  JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014; 140(5): 475-476.
  7. Capo JT, Hall M, Nourbakhsh A, Tan V, Henry P: Initial Treatment of Open Hand Fractures in an Emergency Ward Procedure Room. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ).  2011 Dec; 40 (12): E243-8.
Volunteer and Extracurricular Activities

Hope Partnership for Education

November 2015 – present
An independent middle school and adult education center serving Northeast Philadelphia.

One Brick

July 2013 – July 2016
A non-profit organization that that brings volunteers together to support other local non-profit and community organizations by creating a unique, social and flexible volunteer environment.

Student Family Health Care Clinic

August 2008 – May 2012
Student-run clinic offering free, quality health care to the Newark community.

Sudeep Roy, M.D. (2016 – 2017)
Austin, Texas Plastic Surgeon Sudeep Roy, M.D.
Bio

Sudeep Roy, M.D. was born and raised in Rome, Italy, where he completed most of his early education. Dr. Roy then moved to Northern California to complete a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biological Sciences at Stanford University. There, he developed a keen interest in Medicine and Research, leading him to complete a highly coveted research internship at the Palo Alto VA hospital where he co-authored a landmark paper on the effects of aging on muscle growth factor regeneration published in Science.Dr. Roy then switched coasts to complete his medical degree at New York Medical College, one of the oldest and largest health sciences colleges in the U.S. He was elected to the local chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, reserved for medical students with the highest academic achievements who also exhibit good character, leadership, professionalism and a dedication to the community service. Following medical school, he made his way to Philadelphia, PA, to pursue an internship in General Surgery and residency training in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, one of the busiest surgical training programs in the country. This is where he developed an astute interest in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, performing a wide range of cosmetic and functional head and neck surgery. During his tenure at Jefferson, he was awarded the prestigious Stephen F. Balshi Award for Excellence in Resident Research for his ongoing work in the effects of aging on tissue healing and regeneration after surgery, as well as functional rhinoplasty.

Dr. Roy is an accomplished vocalist, an avid cook/foodie, soccer aficionado, world traveler and fluent in Italian, Spanish, Hindi and Bengali. During his leisure time, Dr. Roy loves exploring the great city of Austin with his wife, who is also a physician, and their 2-year-old twin boys.

Education

COLLEGE

B.S. Biological Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
2002-2006

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Doctor of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY
2007-2011

Postgraduate Training

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING

Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
June 2011 – June 2016
Chairman: William M. Keane, M.D.
Program Director: Edmund A. Pribitkin, M.D.

FELLOWSHIP TRAINING

Matched – Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery
2745 Bee Caves Road, Suite 101, Austin, TX 78746
July 2016 – June 2017
Fellowship Director: Edward D. Buckingham, M.D.

Honors, Awards and Membership
2014
Stephen F. Balshi Award for Excellence in Resident Research
Department of Otolaryngology – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society
Iota New York chapter; New York Medical College
2009
Dean’s Award for Best Clinical Research Presentation
New York Medical College Medical Student Research Forum
2012 – current
Member – American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2012 – current
Member – American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2012 to current
Member – Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology
Certification and Licensure
Active Medical Training License – Pennsylvania and Delaware
Active Unrestricted Medical License – Texas
Active Drug Enforcement Administration license
ACLS Certification (completed December 20, 2015)
Work Experience

FULLTIME SALARIED RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Veteran’s Affairs Hospital – Stanford University; Palo Alto, CA
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Rando, Chief of Neurology Service and Professor of Neurology
2006-2007

SALARIED INTERNSHIP

Nutrition service – World Food Programme (WFP); Rome, Italy
Advisor: Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Nutrition Service
Summer 2005

Educational Courses Attached
  • 20th Temporal Bone Surgical Dissection Course – September 2015, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Advances in Rhinoplasty – May 2015, Chicago, IL
  • Facial Reconstruction and Soft Tissue Surgery Course – October 2014, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • Essentials in Facial Plastic Surgery, Seminar for Residents – September 2014, Orlando, FL
  • 2nd Annual SimFest – April 2014, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Temporal Bone Dissection Course – October 2013, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA
  • 2nd Annual Thomas Jefferson University/Seoul National University Endoscopic Skull Base Symposium – September 2013, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA
  • PENN Rhinoplasty Course – March 2013, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA
  • ORL 200: 3rd Annual Otorhinolaryngology Resident Boot Camp – July 2012, Washington DC
Teaching
“Functional Rhinoplasty” – Grand Rounds, Jul 2014
Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Otolaryngology, Philadelphia, PA
“Current Management of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction” – Grand Rounds, Jan 2014
Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Otolaryngology, Philadelphia, PA
“Aging Effects on Pedicled Fasciocutaneous Flap Survival in Rats” – Grand Rounds, Sept 2013
Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Otolaryngology, Philadelphia, PA
Presentations
  1. Roy S, Hobelmann K, Rodin J, Staltari G, Curry JM, Cognetti DM, Rodeck U, Luginbuhl AJ. “Novel therapeutic approach to prevent and treat radiation-associated tissue injury and fibrosis”, Oral Presentation, 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting at PAO-HNS, Hershey, PA
  2. Roy S, Aksamitiene E, Hobelmann K, Rodin J, Staltari G, Heffelfinger RN, Hoek JB, Pribitkin EA. “Single-pedicled fasciocutaneous flap survival in aged rat model of chronic alcoholism”, Poster Presentation, 2015 AHNS Translational Research Meeting at COSM, Boston, MA
  3. Roy S, Hobelmann K, Rodin J, Staltari G, Curry JM, Cognetti DM, Rodeck U, Luginbuhl AJ. “Novel therapeutic approach using triterpenoid RTA 408 to prevent radiation-associated tissue injury and fibrosis in rodent model”, Poster Presentation, 2015 AHNS Annual Meeting at COSM, Boston, MA
  4. Roy S, Tuluc M, O’Hara BJ, Heffelfinger RN, Pribitkin EA. “Effects of different cartilage sculpting techniques on cellular integrity of nasal septal cartilage”, Poster Presentation, 2015 AAFPRS at COSM, Boston, MA
  5. Bryant LM, Kaplan SE, Roy S, Wen K, Curry JM, Johnston DR, Krein HD. “Aesthetic reconstruction after parotidectomy in a pediatric patient”, Poster Presentation, 2015 AAFPRS at COSM, Boston, MA
  6. Aksamitiene E, Baker AL, Roy S, Hota S, Zhang LH, Hobelmann K, Rodin J, Heffelfinger RN, Hoek JB, Pribitkin EA. “Single-pedicled fasciocutaneous flap survival in aging rat model of voluntary cardiovascular exercise”, Poster Presentation, 2014 American Society for Cell Biology, Philadelphia, PA
  7. Roy S, Iloreta AM, Krein HD, Pribitkin EA, Heffelfinger RN. “Bony nasal valvuloplasty with the ultrasonic bone aspirator”, Poster Presentation, 2014 AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Orlando, FL
  8. Baker AL, Aksamitiene E, Hota S, Zhang LH, Roy S, Hoek JB, Pribitkin EA. “Pedicled fasciocutaneous flap response to cardiovascular exercise in an animal model”, Poster Presentation, 2014 AHNS Annual Meeting, New York City, NY
  9. Roy S, Aksamitiene E, Hota S, Sciarrino J, Duddy B, Heffelfinger RN, Tuluc M, Hoek JB, Pribitkin EA. “Effects of aging on rat pedicled fasciocutaneous flap survival”, Oral Presentation, 2013 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
  10. Roy S, Penne RB, Rosen MR, Pribitkin EA. “Diplopia and epiphora secondary to medial orbital wall fracture following maxillary balloon sinuplasty”, Poster Presentation, 2012 Triological Society Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA
  11. Bedwell JR, Roy S, Kim AH, Linstrom CJ, Parisier SC. “Novel method of external auditory canal atresia/stenosis repair”, Poster Presentation, 2010 Triological Society Spring Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  12. Roy, S, Wilson YL, Yu G, Moscatello AL. “Long-term follow-up for intracapsular tonsillectomy techniques”, Oral Presentation, 2010 Triological Society Spring Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  13. Roy S, Wilson YL, Yu G, Moscatello AL. “Tonsillar regrowth and its significance: A long-term comparison between intracapsular and extracapsular techniques for pediatric tonsillectomy”, Poster Presentation, Medical Student Research Forum February 2010, New York Medical College
  14. Roy S, McBride W, Brudnicki A, Stringel G. “Correlation of complex ascites with intestinal gangrene and perforation in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis”, Poster Presentation, Eighth Annual Louis R.M. DelGuercio, M.D. Lectureship & Research Day November 2008, New York Medical College
Publications
  1. Roy S, Tuluc M, Bryant LM, O’Hara BJ, Heffelfinger RN, Pribitkin EA. “Effects of different cartilage sculpting techniques on cellular integrity of nasal septal cartilage”, Journal of Cytology & Histology. 2016 Apr; S5: 14. doi:10.4172/2157-7099.1000S5-14
  2. Bryant LM, Cognetti DM, Baker AL, Roy S, Johnston DR, Curry JM, Krein HD. “Aesthetic and Functional Reconstruction After Parotidectomy in Pediatric Patients – A Case Series”, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2015 Dec;79(12):2442-5
  3. Roy S, Aksamitiene E, Hota S, Zhang LH, Sciarrino J, Baker AL, Heffelfinger RN, Tuluc M, Hoek JB, Pribitkin EA. “Aging effects on pedicled fasciocutaneous flap survival in rats”, Head & Neck. 2015 Aug 31. doi: 10.1002/hed.24181. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Roy S, Iloreta AMC, Bryant LM, Krein HD, Pribitkin EA, Heffelfinger RN. “Piriform Aperture Enlargement for nasal obstruction”, The Laryngoscope. 2015 Nov;125(11):2468-71
  5. . Harrison MA, Baker AL, Roy S, Hirose H, Cavarocchi NC. “Management of upper aerodigestive tract bleeding on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation”, Mechanical Circulatory Support. 2013, 4:20333
  6. Bedwell J, Roy S, Kim A, Linstrom C, Parisier S. “Novel Method of External Auditory Canal Atresia/Stenosis Repair”, (abstract) The Laryngoscope. 2010, 120: S68
  7. McBride W, Roy S, Brudnicki A, Stringel G. “Correlation of Complex Ascites with Intestinal Gangrene and Perforation in Neonates with Necrotizing Enterocolitis”, Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2010 May; 45(5):887-9
  8. Brack AS, Conboy MJ, Roy S, Lee M, Kuo CJ, Keller C, Rando TA. “Increased Wnt Signaling During Aging Alters Muscle Growth Factor Fate and Fibrosis”, Science. 2007 Aug 10; 317(5839):807-10
Volunteer and Extracurricular Activities

CHILD IN NEED INSTITUTE – Kolkata, India; Summer 2005

Volunteer

  • Conducted malnutrition assessment projects to improve nutritional status of children housed in four urban half-way houses
  • Created training presentation for CINI staff on detection and management of micronutrient deficiencies

SOUTH ASIAN PREVENTIVE HEALTH OUTREACH PROGRAM – Stanford, CA; 2006-2007

Volunteer

  • Conducted health-screening exams for uninsured or underinsured at-risk South Asian community members through local outreach interventions

STANFORD ASSOCIATION FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Stanford, CA; 2005-2006

President

  • Orchestrated fundraising effort to establish two fully-funded international service fellowships for undergraduate students interested in development work abroad
  • Helped organize one of the largest annual International Development conferences in the Bay Area entitled: “Delivering Education in Developing Countries”

RAAGAPELLA – SOUTH ASIAN A CAPPELLA ENSEMBLE – Stanford, CA; 2002-2006

Co-founder and Lead Tenor

  • Featured in 2006 Album, “Raags to Riches”
  • Organized and performed in multiple events nationwide including two performances with Oscarwinning music director, A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)

STANFORD MENDICANTS – A CAPPELLA ENSEMBLE – Stanford, CA; 2002-2006

Lead Tenor

  • Featured in 2004 Album: “Mendication”
Other Notable Skills
Fluent in English, Italian, Spanish, Hindi and Bengali; proficient with Adobe Photoshop/Premiere for photo/video editing