Gary Fudem, MD

Fudem
Academic Role:
 Clinical Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Faculty Appointment(s): Division of Plastic Surgery
Other Affiliations:
1992 to present:    Co-Director UMass Memorial Burn Unit 
UMass Memorial Health Care and University of Massachusetts Medical School
1998 to present:     Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Active Medical Staff
Office: UMass Memorial Health Care
            Hahnemann Campus
            281 Lincoln Street
            Worcester, MA 01655
Phone/ Fax: (508) 334 5998 / (508) 334 5152
E- Mail: Gary.Fudem@umassmemorial.org

 

Clinical Interests- Training - Research Interests - Publications - Awards and Honors

1. Clinical Interests 
Wound healing, burn reconstruction, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer biology and treatment, hand surgery and cosmetic surgery

2. Training

  • Education
    • 1978-1982 Case Western Reserve University School of MD degree Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
    • 1975-1978 A.B., Stanford University, Stanford, California
    • 1975 University of California, Riverside
    • 1974-1975 University of California, Berkeley
  • Graduate Medical Training
    • Jan. 1989 – June 1989 Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    • Sept. 1988 – Dec. 1988 Fellowship in Hand Surgery Hartford Combined Hand Services (Kirk Watson)
    • 1986-1988 Plastic Surgery Resident University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    • 1984-1985 Fellowship (Microsurgery/Transplantation) Division of Plastic Surgery University of California, Irvine
    • 1983-1986 Residency (General Surgery) University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland, Ohio
    • 1982-1983 Internship (Surgical) University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland, Ohio

  • Certifications
    • 1999 Basic Cardiac Life Support
    • 1992 Advanced Burn Life Support Instructor
    • 1992 Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery
    • 1992 Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)
    • 1991 American Board of Plastic Surgery
    • 1986 Advanced Trauma Life Support
    • 1983 National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Medical Licensure

    • 1983 California #G 51535
    • 1988 Massachusetts #59218

  • International Surgery Experience
    • Nov/Dec 2008 Interplast, Latur, India
    • April 2008 Xeroderma Pigmentosa Foundation, Guatemala
    • February 2008 Patagonia Sur Foundation, Chile
    • December 2007 Patagonia Sur Foundation, Chile
    • December 2007 Interplast, Peru
    • May 2007 Interplast, La Pas, Bolivia
    • September 2006 Interplast, India
    • February 2006 Interplast, Peru
    • January 2006 Interplast, Nicaragua Burn Educator Trip
    • National Team Leader/Visiting Educator
    • For new pediatric Burn Unit
    • February 2004 Interplast, Peru
    • January 2003 Interplast, Ecuador
    • March 2002 Interplast, Peru
    • February 2001 Interplast, Honduras
    • April 2000 Physicians for Peace – Brazil
    • November 1998 Interplast Vietnam
    • March 1998 Interplast, Ecuador
    • December 1996 Interplast, Ecuador
    • January 1996 Interplast, Bangladesh
    • December 1994 Interplast, Ecuador
    • February 1994 C.H.A.N.G.E., Guatemala
    • December 1993 Interplast, Ecuador
    • June 1993 C.H.A.N.G.E., Ecuador
    • January 1993 C.H.A.N.G.E., Guatemala
    • November 1991 Interplast, Ecuador
    • March 1991 Interplast, Tacna, Peru
    • August 1990 Puerto Rico
    • Jan. – March 1990 Interplast, Lesotho, Africa
    • September 1989 Puerto Rico
    • June 1989 Interplast, Peru
    • December 1988 Puerto Rico (Congenital Anomaly Reconstruction)
    • October 1988 Interplast, Honduras (Cleft Lip & Palate Campaign)
    • August 1987 Oaxaca, Mexico (Clef Lip & Palate Campaign)
    • July 1987 Chilpancingo, Mexico (Cleft Lip & Palate Campaign)
    • February – March 1981 Paraguay, South America (surgery Ex-tern)
    • June - September 1978 Amigos de las Americas, Paraguay (Route Leader)
    • June - September 1977 Amigos de las Americas, Guatemala (Route Leader)
    • June – September 1976 Amigos de las Americas, Honduras (volunteer)

  • Domestic Volunteer Services
    • 1994 – Present Disaster Medical Assistance Team
    • 1994 – Present Camp Sunshine (Cancer Camp for Children)

3. Research Interests        

  • Melanoma Vaccine Phase I Trial
  • Wound Healing: In-Vivo, In-Vitro
  • Immune Factors in Major Burns
  • Clinical and Anatomic Investigation in the Treatment of Venous Hypertensive Disease Outpatient Breast Reduction Surgery: Anesthesia, Patient Motivation
  • Abdominal Panniculectomy in the Morbidly Obese Patient: Series, Technique

RESEARCH GRANTS (FUNDED: CHRONOLOGIC):

  • 2006 A Phase IIIb, Randomized, Comparative Evaluation of Two AQUACEL Ag Protocols of Care for the Management of Donor Sites, Principle Investigator, $20,000.
  • 2006 Cellular Responses to Chronic Wound Fluid, Ethicon, Principle Investigator, $70,000.
  • 2005 Biochemical Analysis of Acute Wound Fluid, Principle Investigator, Ethicon, $58,500.
  • 2004 Characterization of temporal changes in a human model of acute wound fluid; Principle Investigator, Ethicon $30,000.
  • 2003 – 2006 Ethicon Wound Center grant – co-investigator and Steering Committee $750,000.00
  • 1993 Topical Use of an RGD Peptide to Prevent Wound Contraction Deformities, $4,690.93
  • 1993 A Histopathological Comparison of Topical, Intra-arterial Regional Intravenous Perfusion of Calcium Gluconate in Dermal Hydrofluoric Acid Burns, $3,500.00

 4. Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

Fudem G. and Furnas D.: Growth of Somatic Tissue Allografts in Young Rabbits
Using Cyclosporine. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Fall 1985

Furnas D., Randzio J., Kniha H., Fudem G., Cruz H. and Gold M.: Growth of Craniofacial and Forelimb Allotransplants in Young Rabbits. Transpl Proc. 1988; 20:332.

Fudem G. and Orgel M.: Full-Thickness Erosion of the Skull Secondary to Tissue
Expansion for Scalp Reconstruction. Plastic & Reconstr. Surg. 1988; 82:368-69.

Bunkis J. and Fudem G.: Inferiorly Based Rectus Abdominis Flap for Closure of
Ischio-Sacral Pressure Sore (Case Report). Ann Plastic Surgery 1989; 23::5.447-449

Kniha H., Randzio J., gold M., Fudem G., Cruz H., Park H. and Furnas D.: Growth of Forelimb Allografts in Young Rabbits Immunosuppressed with Cyclosporine. Ann Plastic Surgery 1989;22:135

Fudem G. and Walton R.: Free Flap Salvage with Tissue Plasminogen Activator And Heparin. Journal Reconstr. Microsurgery 1989; 5:3, 231-234

Borah G. and Fudem G.: Thumb Replantation after Cardiac Transplantation (Case Report). Plastic & Reconstr. Surgery 1991; 88:3, 499-502

Borah G. and Fudem G.: Thoraco-abdominal Reconstruction of Conjoint Twin Infants. Plastic Surgery Forum 1991; 14: 29-31.

Borah G. and Fudem G.: Thoraco-abdominal Reconstruction of Conjoint Twin Infants. Ann Plastic Surgery 1992; 2: 132

Dunn R., Fudem G. and Walton R.: Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration. Journal of Vascular Surgery 1994; 19: 525-531

Miller-Graziano C., Kodys K., Gonzalez F., Fudem G.: Continued Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Expression by Trauma Patients’ Monocytes (MO) Despite TNF Secretion. Shock 1994; 1: 5,, 317-324

Matory W.E., O’Sullivan J., Fudem G., Dunn R.: Panniculectomy as an Adjunct to Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1994; 94:7, 976-987

Dunn R., Fudem G. and Walton R.: Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration. Phlebology Digest 1995; 1 28-31

De A.K., Kodys K., Puyana J., Fudem G., Savoie P., Miller-Grazianno
C.: Elevated IL-8 Production by Trauma Patients’ MO Occurs Only
Secondarily to Increased Secreted TNF. Shock 1995; 4:3, 171-177

Marble K. and Fudem G.: First Web Space Release with the Dorsal Hand Rotation
Flap: Closing the Donor Site. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1995; 35:1, 83-85

Pellegrini J., De A., Fudem G., Kodys K., Lapchak P., Miller-
Graziano C.: A Trauma Induced T Cell Defect is Associated with
Deregulated Monokine Production and is Truly Predictive of Poor Clinical
Outcome. American College of Surgeons, Surgery Forum 1996; XLVII, 64-65

De A., Kodys K., Puyana J., Fudem G., Pellegrini J., Miller-Graziano C.: Only a
Subset of Trauma Patients With Depressed Mitogen Responses Have True
T Cell Dysfunctions. Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology 1997; 82:1, 73-82

Fudem G., Marble K.: Latissimus Dorsi Free Flap For Sacral Wound Closure:
The World’s Longest Vein Grafts For Free Tissue Transfer. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 1997; 17:449-451

Lalikos J., Fudem G.: Brachioradialis Musculocutaneous Flap Closure of the
Elbow Utilizing a Distal Skin Island: A Case Report. Ann Plastic Surgery
1997; 39: 201-204

Dunn R. and Fudem G., Ahararinejad S., Vernadakis A., Beck P., Furbas W., Marks S.: The Microvenous Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1997; 99:1, 78-86

Puyana J., Pellegrini J., De A., Fudem G. Miller-Graziano C.: Severity of a T Cell
Defect in Trauma Patients Correlates with Severity of Disease and
Mulltiple Organ Dysfunction. Critical Care Medicine, 1997

Walton R., Beahm E., Brown R., Upton J., Reinke K.,Fudem G., Banis J., Davidson J., Dabb R., Kalimuthu R., Kitzmiller W.J., Gottlieb L., Buncke H.: Microsurgical
Replantation of the Lip: A Multi-Institutional Experience. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1998; 102-2.

Dunn R., Maquire K., LeClair W., Fudem G.: Cross-Leg Vascularized Osteomyocutaneous
Tibial Transfer for Lower Extremity Reconstruction. (In Preparation.)

Perry C., Rodriguez A., Fudem G.,: Suction Lipectomy for Symptomatic Gigantomastia:
A Surgeon’s 2-Year Experience, Publication Submitted to the Aesthetic Surgery
Journal, 2005.

Fudem G, Ignotz R: Clinical Evaluation of Cytokines in Acute & Chronic Wound Fluid.
(Manuscript in preparation.)

Fudem G: No Vertical Scar Breast Reduction, 89 Cases (Manuscript in preparation) Annals Of Plastic Surgery.

Fudem G., Santamarina, R.: Correction of Poland’s Breast Deformity Through a Hemiareolar
Incision, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Jan/Feb 2007, vol 27 number 1, pp. 65-67

Fudem G, Noury, M: The SLAM (Sliding Lip Advancement Muscle-Sparing) Flap for Lip Reconstruction, Accepted for Publication, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2008.

Chandini P, Fudem, G: Treatment of Severe Burn Scar Contractures of the Neck, Accepted for
Publication, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2007.


BOOK CHAPTERS:

Fudem G. and Walton R.: “Pressure Sores,” Intensive Care Medicine, 2nd Edition, 1991; 145: 1388-1394

Fudem G. and Walton R.: Pressure Sores, “Intensive Care Medicine, 3rd Edition, 1993; 145: 1388-1394.

OTHER:

Fudem G.: Editorial: Why Are Plastic Surgeons Being Crucified?, Plastic and Reconstr.
Surgery. 1994; 93: 1248-1249

ABSTRACTS:

Hulter H., Illnicki L., Fudem G. and Sebastian A.: Correction of Metabolic Acidosis by the Kidney During Isometric Expansion of Extracellular Fluid [abstract]. Kidney International 1975; 8: 479.

Fudem G.: Volunteering Overseas: Motivation and Expectations [abstract]. Plastic
Surgical Forum, Fall 1990.

Fudem G., Aaron C., Hartigan C., Thomas J., Malhotra R.: Treatment of Extremity Hydrofluoric Acid Burns: An in Vivo Histopathologic Comparison of Topical, Locally Infiltrated, Intraarterial, and Regional IV Calcium Gluconate. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 1996; 3: 419

Fudem G, et al: Hydrofiber Dressing with Silver in the Management of Split –Thickness
Donor Sites, Journal of Burn Care & Research, March 2007, Vol 28, No. 2, p s107.


PRESENTATIONS:

1979 Trypanosomiasis and Antigenic Variation, Symposium on Geographic
Medicine, Fudem G., School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve
University, Cleveland, Ohio., 1979

1985 Growth of Somatic Tissue Allografts in Young Rabbits Using
Cyclosporine, Fudem G., Furnas D., American College of Surgery
Surgical Forum, October, 1985.

1987 Growth of Forelimb Allotransplants in Young Rabbits, Gold D., Fudem G.,
Furnas D., Cruz H., Kniha H., Randzio J., American Society for
Reconstructive Microsurgery, September, 1987.

1987 Growth of Craniofacial and Forelimb Allotransplants in Young Rabbits,
Fudem G., Furnas D., Randzio J., Kniha H., Cruz H., Gold M.,
International Organ Transplant Forum, September, 1987.

1988 MRI Studies in the Determination of Tendon Involvement by Rheumatoid
Synovium, Fudem G., Brown F., Haseman D., Senior Resident’s
Conference, 1988, and the New England Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, 1988.

1990-91 Thoraco-abdominal Reconstruction After Separation of Conjoint Twin
Infants, Borah G., Fudem G., New England Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, 1990, Northeastern Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, 1990, and A.S.P.R.S. Annual Meeting, Seattle,
Wa., 19911

1990 Volunteering Overseas: Motivation and Expectations, Fudem G.,
Northeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lake George,
N.Y., 1990, and American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Boston, Ma., 1990.

1990 The Early Use of Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) in Burns of the
Hands, Scott G., Fudem G., Gonzalez F., Batzer A., OTR, Scientific
Poster Exhibit: American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Sept. 1990,
New England Hand Society, December, 1990.

1991 Computerized Slide Retrieval and Patient Registry: A “User Friendly”
Approach, Silverman R., Lach E., Fudem G., New England Society of
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Portland, Me., 1991.

1991 Replantation of the Upper Lip: Ethical and Judgemental Dilemmas, Nguyen
T., Fudem G., Walton R., New England Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Portland, Me., 1991

1992 Free-Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration,
Fudem G., Dunn R., Walton R., New England Plastic Surgery Society
Annual Meeting, Hyannis, Ma., June 1992

1992 Free-Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration,
Dunn R., Fudem G., Walton R., Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Annual Meeting, Bermuda, October, 1992.

1992 Recurrent Breast Cancer After Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction, Messa C.,
Wertheimer M., Swanson R., Patwardhan N., Matory E., Fudem G.,
Walton R., Edmiston K., New England Cancer Society, Mystic, Ct., 1992

1993 Free-Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration
Dunn R., Fudem G., Walton R., American Venous Forum, Orlando, Fl.,
February, 1993.

1993 The Microvenous Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia,
Dunn R., Fudem G., New England Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual
Meeting, Newport, RI., June 1993.

1993 The Role of the Scapular Veins in Patients with Venous Insufficiency,
Vernadakis A., Aharingejad S., Dunn R., Fudem G., Marks S., American
Association of Clinical Anatomy, 1993 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wa., June, 1993

1993 Free-Flap Valvular Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration,
Fudem G., Dunn R., Walton R., Anderson F., Malhotra R., American
Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Mo.,
September, 1993.

1994 The Microvenous Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia,
Dunn R., Fudem G., Vernadakis A., The American Venous Forum, February, 1994
(first prize research award).

1994 Continued Tumor Necrosis Factor Expression By Trauma Patients
Monocytes Despite TNF Secretion, Miller-Graziano C., Kodys K., Pajor L.,
Fudem G., 1994.

1994 Standardized Burn Admission Orders, Fudem,G, Napolitano,L, McNamara,L
Submitted for Presentation, American Burn Association, Orlando, FL 1994

1994 Panniculectomy as an Adjunct to Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly
Obese, Matory W.E., O’Sullivan J., Fudem G., Dunn R., Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery 1994. American Association of Plastic Surgery.

1994 Release of the First Web Space with the Dorsal Hand Rotation Flap:
Closing the Donor Site, Marble K., Fudem G., New England Plastic
Surgery, Mystic, Ct., 1994

1994 Release of the First Web Space with the Dorsal Hand Rotation Flap:
Closing the Donor Site, Marble K., Fudem, G., New England Hand
Meeting, Sturbridge, Ma., 1994.

1994 Volunteering Overseas: The New World Order – Africa, Ofodile F.,
Fudem G., Session Co-chairs, San Diego, Ca., September, 1994.

1995 Release of the First Web Space with the Dorsal Hand Rotation Flap:
Closing the Donor Site, Marble K., Fudem G., American Association for
Hand Surgery, San Marco, Fl., January, 1995.

1995 Replantation of Facial Parts, Fudem G., Ashmead D., Silverman R.,
Walton R., American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, San Marco, Fl.,
January, 1995.

1995 Topical Growth Factors Accelerate Wound Healing in a Mouse Burn
Model, Marble K., Fudem G. and Doyle J., American Burn Association,
Albuquerque, NM., April, 1995.

1995 Brachioradialis Musculocutaneous Flap Closure of the Elbow Utilizing Distal
Skin Island, Lalikos J., Fudem G., New England Hand Meeting,
Sturbridge, Ma., December, 1995.

1996 Latissimus Dorsi Free Flap with Thoracodorsal Interposition Vein Grafts:
The World’s Longest Vein Grafts for Free Tissue Transfer, Marble K.,
Fudem G., International Society of Plastic Surgery, Singapore, February, 1996.

1996 Replantation of the Lip: A Multi-institutional Experience, Walton R.,
Beahm E., Brown R., Upton J., Fudem G., Buncke H., Germann G.,
Reinke K., Banis J., American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting,
Hilton Head Island, SC., May, 1996.

1996 Treatment of Extremity Hydrofluoric Acid Burns: An in Vivo
Histopathologic Comparison of Topical Locally Infiltrated, Intraarterial,
And Regional IV Calcium Gluconate, Aaron C., Fudem G., Hartigan C.,
Thomas J., Malhotra R., Society for Academic Emergency Medicine,
Denver, Co., May, 1996.

1996 A Trauma Induced T Cell Defect is Associated With Deregulated Monokine
Production and is Truly Predictive of Poor Clinical Outcome, Pellegrini J.,
Puyana J., De A., Fudem G., Kodys K., Lapchak P., Miller C., American
College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, San Francisco, Ca., October, 1996

1996 Replantation of the Lip: A Multi-Institutional Experience, Beahm E.,
Walton R., Brown R., Uton J., Reinke K., Germann G., Fudem G.,
Banis J., Davidson J., Gottlieb L., Kind G., Bunke H., Plastic Surgical
Forum 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, Dallas, Tx., November, 1996

1997 Is an IL-13 Deficiency in Trauma Patients a Result of Dysfunctionnal T
Cells, Monocytes or Both?, Miller-Graziano C., De A., Kodys K., Furse R.,
Fudem G., 4th International Congress on the Immune Consequences of
Trauma, Shock and Sepsis-Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches,
Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, March, 1997.

1999 Long Term Results of Fasciocutaneous Flap Reconstruction of Chronic
Venous Ulceration, Dunn, R., Walton R., Fudem G., American Society for
Reconstructive Microsurgery, January, 1999.

2000 No Vertical Scar Breast Reduction, Fudem, G., New England Plastic Surgery
Society, Laconia, N.H., June, 2000

2002 Correction of Poland’s Breast Deformity Through a Hemiareolar Incision, Fudem,G.,
New England Plastic Surgery Society, Manchester Village, VT, June 2002

2003 Skin Health & Aging, Chilmark, MA Public Library, March 2003

2003 Functional Rectus Abdominus Repair after Traumatic Transection, Foley,C., Fudem,G
Submitted for Presentation, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
Plymouth, MA., May, 2003.

2003 The Trap Door Homodigital Adipofascial Turnover Flap: A Case Report, Perry,C.,Fudem,G
Submitted for Presentation, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
Plymouth, MA., May, 2003.

2003 Suction Lipectomy for Symptomatic Gigantomastia: A Surgeon’s 2-Year Experience,Perry,C.,
Rodriguez, A., Fudem, G., Presented, New England Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgeons, Plymouth, MA., May, 2003.

2003 Subunit Nasal Lining Flap in Nasal Reconstruction, Rodriguez, A., Perry, C., Fudem, G.,
Submitted for Presentation, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
Plymouth, MA., May, 2003.

2003 The Morbidly Obese Patient and Panniculectomy Revisited, Perry, C., Dunn,R., Fudem, G.,
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plymouth, MA, May 31, 2003

2003 Suction Lipectomy for Symptomatic Gigantomastia: A Surgeon’s 2-Year Experience, Perry,C,
Rodriguez,A., Fudem, G., Accepted for Poster, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October, 2003.

2004 Total Scrotal Reconstruction and Orchidopexy Utilizing Local Flaps and Skin Grafts,
Bateman,M.,Savoie,P.,Pfeifer,J.,Schaffer,B.,Fudem,G., Presented, New
England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Lenox, MA, June 4, 2004.

2005 Moderator for Correlative Session, American Burn Association
Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 10 – 13, 2005.

2005 The Versatile V-Y Advancement Flap, Fudem, G., Presented at the New
England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Mystic, CT, June 3-5, 2005.

2005 Correction of Poland’s Deformity Through a Hemiareolar Incision, Fudem, G., Accepted
for Presentation, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, New Orleans,
LA, 4/28 – 5/4, 2005.

2005 Temporal Analysis of Acute Wound Fluid Reveals Fluctuation in Cytokine Levels, Fudem, G.
Roth, T., Ignotz, R., Cullen, B., Lalikos, J., Dunn, R., Presented at the European
Tissue Repair Society Meeting, Germany, Fall of 2005.

2006 Deep Circumflex Iliac Artery Perforator Skin Flap: Anatomic Study and Clinical
Application, Akyurek, M., Morse, A., Safaa, T., Fudem, G. Accepted for presentation at the
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 2006.

2006 Clinical Study Investigating Temporal Changes in Cytokine Levels in Acute Wound Fluid,
Submitted, Plastic Surgery Research Council, May 2006.

2006 Clinical Evaluation of Cytokines in Acute and Chronic Wound Fluid, Accepted for presentation at the
Wound Healing Society Meeting, May 2006.

2006 A Simple Method for Acute Wound Fluid Collection, Accepted for poster presentation at the
Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, San Antonio, Texas, April, 2006.

2006 Management of Soft Tissue Injuries Secondary to Purpura Fulminans, Conejero, J., Savoie, P.,
Lalikos, J., Dunn, R., Fudem, G., Accepted for presentation at the New England Society of Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, June, 2006

2006 Veterinary Plastic Surgery, Fudem G., Atwood, S., Accepted for presentation at the New
England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, June, 2006

2007 Hydrofiber Dressing with Silver in the Management of Split Thickness Donor Sites, G.
Fudem et al., presented at the American Burn Association Meeting, March 2007.

2007 Gunshot Wounds to the Face: Complex Reconstructive Challenges. Conejero, J.,
Cohen-Kashi, K., Akyurek, M., Lalikos, J., Fudem, G., Dunn, R., Presented at the New England
Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, June 1-3, 2007.

2007 Long Term Outcome of Free Tissue Transfer for Treatment of Recalcitrant Venous
Ulceration of the Lower Extremity. Babbitt, III, R., Jenkins, N., Akyurek, M., Fudem, G.,
Walton, R., Dunn, R., Presented at the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgeons Meeting, Newport, RI, June 1-3, 2007.

2007 Skin Care in 2007, Fudem G, Panel discussion, New England Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, June, 2007.

2008 The Sliding Lip Advancement Muscle-sparing (SLAM) Flap for Lip Reconstruction, Fudem G.,
Noury M., Presented at the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Meeting, June, 2008.

2008 Salvage of a Lower Extremity by Microsurgical Transfer of Tibial Bone from the Contralateral
Extremity Traumatically Amputated at the Ankle Level, Akyurek M, Fudem G, Leclair W, Babbit
R, Dunn R, accepted for publication in Annals of Plastic Surgery, November, 2008.

2009 MASTERS PANEL: Nasal Reconstruction after Mohs – panelist at Northeastern Society of
Plastic Surgeons 3rd Annual Workshop, 3/7/09, New York, NY

2009 Sandwich Graft in the Repair of a Small Through and Through Defect on the Nose. Maloney,
Mary E; Fudem, Gary. Abstract selected for poster, ACMS Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas,
4/23-26, 2009.

Faculty Teaching/Presentations
Annually Cleft Palate Lecture & Overseas Volunteer Work to 1st Year Medical Students
Umass Medical School

Annually Intensive Anatomy Course for Plastic Surgery Residents, Course Director
Design, Organization and Participation in Lecture/Dissection

Annually Cleft Lip & Palate – Worcester State College Speech Pathology Students

Annually Edgartown Fire Station – Symposium on Trauma and Burns for Martha’s
Vineyard EMT’s, Firefighters and Paramedics

Annually Multiple Undergraduate and Graduate Students from Holy Cross, Princeton,
Harvard, for Internship in Medical Ethics, Pre-Med, Medicine/Surgery.

3/21/01 Developmental Anatomy Course – 4th Year Students “Cleft Lip & Palate”

3/30/01 Interplast Lecture – Community

6-7/01 Undergraduate Student Medical Internship (thesis advisor) Princeton University

9/01 Fourth Year Medical Student Rotation, Harvard Medical School

1/5/02 Undergraduate Intern Medical Ethics – Holy Cross College

10/03/01 “Skin Cancers” Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – Faculty and Residents

10/19/01 Suturing Techniques and Wound Closure Skills Symposium
“Evaluation and Management of Facial Trauma”; Lecture and
Suture Techniques Workshop Mentor

11/7/01 Lecture to 1st Year Medical Students – Umass Medical School
“Cleft Lip and Palate” Embryology and Clinical Correlation

2001-2002 4th Year Medical Student Rotation: Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

1/28/02 – 2/1/02 Plastic Surgery Resident Anatomy Course director

5/7/02 Cosmetic Surgery Lecture to Hahnemann Hospital Employees (3 hrs)

5/14/03 “Skin Care and Liposuction,” The Spa at Nicholas Michaels, Northboro, MA.,
Audience: massage therapists and aestheticians

9/15/03 Faculty facilitator for “Acute Burn Management” talk, Plastic Surgery
Grand rounds

11/17/03 “Cosmetic Surgery Options”: Medical Grand Rounds

11/24/03 “Skin Care and Skin Health”: Martha’s Vineyard Community Education Lecture

Annually “Informed Women, Healthy Women” – Women’s Health Day Symposium
Worcester, MA

5/05 “Informed Women, Healthy Women” – Women’s Health Day Symposium
Worcester, MA

10/05 Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care – Community Forum, Milford, MA

11/05 Skin Cancer Reconstruction – UMass Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

2/08/06 Lunch Box Talk – Hahnemann Hospital Employees – “Skin Care & Cosmetic Surgery”

2/14/06 Lunch Box Talk – UMass Memorial Hospital Employees – “Skin Care & Cosmetic Surgery”

7/19/06 Chilmark Community Independent Film Series: “Plastic Disasters”, Moderator and QA

2/9/07 International Medicine Lecture to 4th year UMass Memorial Medical Students

5/8-5/9/07 Presenter on “Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery”, 2nd annual International Hand Symposium, La Pas, Bolivia

9/10/07 Skin Care Advanced Course – Physicians, nurses and estheticians

2/27/08 Community Wellness Presentation – Cosmetic Surgery – Skin Care
Young mother’s group, Northboro, MA

5/1/08 YOGANATOMY – “Anatomy for Yoga Teachers Course”

2/11/09 Anatomy of the Orbit – 4th year Medical Student faculty preceptor.
3 hour course/2 hour preparation with student


5. Awards and Honors

2002 Town of Chilmark, MA Postal Service “Local Hero” for
Community and International volunteer work.

1993 First place research award for “The Microvenous Valvular
Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia”, The
American Venous Forum, co-investigator

1993 Fellow of the American College Of Surgeons

1981 Department of Family Medicine Award for Rural
Medicine/Surgery Project in Paraguay, South
America, Case Western Reserve University

1976 Stanford University Summer Service Award for Public
Health Project in Honduras, Central America