Dr. Pittman’s CV

Troy Pittman MD

Education

Fellow – Breast and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC
Scott L. Spear, MD – Chairman and Fellowship Director

Resident – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
John W. Polley, MD – Chairman

Resident – General Surgery, Rush University Medical Center / Cook County Hospital
Chicago, Illinois
Richard Prinz, MD – Chairman

M.D., University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York

Premedical Studies, New York University College of Arts and Science
New York, New York

B.F.A., Elon College, cum laude
Elon College, North Carolin

License/Certification

Board-Certified – American Board of Plastic Surgery
Washington DC Medical License
Maryland Medical License
Virginia Medical License

Awards/Honors

Chief Residents’ Award for Outstanding Faculty Teacher,
Georgetown University June 2017

Chief Residents’ Award for Outstanding Faculty Teacher
Georgetown University, June 2016

Top Doctor, Washingtonian Magazine 2016

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Spirit Award

First Place Winner, Maxillofacial Resident Presentation
ASPS Senior Resident Conference, Tampa, FL Jan 2012

Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society, inducted Spring 2005

Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement, Class of 2006
American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Sigma Chi Honor Society

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Pittman TA, Abbe O, Economides JM: The P1 Method: Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction to Minimize the Palpable Implant Edge and Upper Pole Rippling
Annals of Plastic Surg May 2018; 80(5): 487-492

Pittman TA, Fan K, Rudolph M: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in the Plastic Surgery Practice: Has It Influenced Practice Patterns? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 Nov; 138(5): 811e-818e

Pittman TA, Fan K, Knapp A, Frantz S, Spear SL: Comparison of Different Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) in Breast Reconstruction, The 50/50 Study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 Mar; 139(3): 521-528

Economides JM, Pittman TA: The 4-Flap Jester’s Hat Technique for Nipple Reduction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open 2017 Feb; e1233

Spear SL, Pittman TA: A Prospective Study on Lipoaugmentation of the Breast; Aesthet Surg Journal Mar 2014; 34(3):400-408

DeFazio MV, Pittman TA: Endoscopic Thoracodorsal Neurectomy for Correction of Animation Deformity Following Latissimus Dorsi Based Breast Reconstruction; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Oct 2015; 136(4): 573e-574e

Zeidler KR, Capizzi PJ, Pittman TA: Sientra AlloX2 Short-Term Case Study, Surgical Pearls, and Roundtable Discussion; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Apr 2018; 29S-39S.

Calobrace MB, Schwartz MR, ZeidlerKR, Pittman TA, Cohen R, Stevens WG: Long-term Safety of Textured and Smooth Breast Implants. Aesthet Surg Journal Jan 2018; 38(1):38-48

DeFazio MV, Dervishaj OA, Bozzuto LM, Pittman TA, Olding MJ, Tousimis EA, Willey SC: Delayed Recurrent and Bilateral Breast Cancer in Patients with Partial Poland’s Anomaly: Report of Two Rare Cases and Review of the Literature; Clin Breast Cancer June 2018; 18(3): e285-e290

Haslinger ML, Sosin M, Willey SC, PittmanTA, Tousimis EA: Positive Nipple Margin After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: An Alternative and Oncologically Safe Approach to Preserving the Nipple-Areolar Complex; Annals of Surgical Oncology June 2018; e-pub ahead of print

Bamba R, Krishnan NM, Youn R, Economides JM, Pittman TA: The Use of Low-Profile Silicone Breast Implants in Male Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Feb 2018; 141(2):324e-325e

Spear SL, Sher S, Al-Attar A, Pittman TA: Applications of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Revision Breast Reconstruction Surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Jan 2014; 133(1) 1-10

DeFazio MV, Graziano FD, Lakhiani C, Pittman TA: Incidental Finding of Partial Poland’s Sequence During Mastectomy for Contralateral Breast Cancer. The Breast Journal Accepted for Publication 6/2017, pub pending.

Pittman TA, Song DH: Discussion: Global Adverse Event Reports of Breast Implant – Associated ALCL: An International Review of 40 Government Authority Databases. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 May; 139(5):1040-1041

Spear SL, Pittman TA: Discussion: The Double-Bubble Deformity: Cause, Prevention and Treatment. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dec 2013; 32(6) 1444-1445

Sosin M, Gulla A, Potdevin L, Cox SE, PittmanTA, Tousimis EA, Willey SC: Timing of Radiation Therapy in Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Influences Outcomes and Patient Reported Quality of Life. The Breast Journal; May 2018; e-pub ahead of print

Lee AM, Fan KL, Willey SC, Pittman TA: A New Technique for Secondary Nipple Biopsy in Nipple Sparing Mastectomy. Journal of Surgical Oncology. Dec 2015; 112(5):465-467

Zenn M, Venturi M, Pittman TA, Spear SL, Gurtner G, Robb G, Mesbahi A, Dayan J: Optimizing Outcomes of Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Review of Recent Literature. ePlasty 2017 Jun; 17:e18.eCollection 2017

Hood K, Millikan K, Pittman TA, et al. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction – A Case Series of Ventral Hernia Repair using the Components Separation Technique with Biologic Mesh. American Journal of Surgery March 2013; 205(3) 322-328

Textbook Chapters

Pittman TA, Lakhiani C, Fan KL: Fluorescence Imaging in Breast Reconstruction: Minimizing Complications and Improving Outcomes. In: Harness JK, Willey SC. Operative Approaches to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques and Outcomes. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland Jan 2017.

Pittman TA, Hollinger EF: Wound Healing and Cell Biology. In: Velasco, JM et al (eds): Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery, 5th Edition. Sauders, Philadelphia. June 2011.

Spear SL, Mathis R, Albino FP, Pittman TA: The Inframammary Approach to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: The Georgetown University Hospital Experience. In: Harness JK, Willey SC. Operative Approaches to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques and Outcomes. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland Jan 2017.

Presentations

Pittman TA: Management and Prevention of Nipple Malposition in Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy. Presented at ASPS, The Meeting 2017, Orlando, FL

Pittman TA: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Emerging Beliefs and Management Patterns Among American and International Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons. Presented at ASPS Aesthetica Super Symposium 2016, Washington DC

Pittman TA: Management and Prevention of Nipple Malposition. Presented at BC3: Breast Cancer Coordinated Conference, Washington DC March 2018

Pittman TA: Lipofilling in Breast Reconstruction. Presented at BC3: Breast Cancer Coordinated Conference, Washington DC March 2018

Pittman TA: Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction. Presented at BC3: Breast Cancer Coordinated Conference, Washington DC March 2018

Pittman TA: Direct-to-Implant Breast Reconstruction. Presented at BC3: Breast Cancer Coordinated Conference, Washington DC March 2018

Pittman TA: The “Ideal” Breast: Overview of Skin Marking and Planning for Success. Presented at The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), Las Vegas, NV April 2017

Pittman TA: Lipofilling in Breast Conservation. Presented at The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), Las Vegas, NV April 2017

Pittman TA: Emerging Role of Pre-Pectoral Implant Reconstruction. Presented at The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), Las Vegas, NV April 2017

Pittman TA: Assessing Tissue Perfusion. Presented at The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), Las Vegas, NV April 2017

Pittman TA: Avoiding Complications in Breast Augmentation. Presented at NESPS 2015 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Pittman TA: Implant Salvage: The VAC and PICC Approach. Presented at BC3: Breast Coordinated Care Conference, Washington DC March 2016

Pittman TA: Management and Prevention of Nipple Malposition. Presented at BC3: Breast Coordinated Care Conference, Washington DC March 2016

Pittman TA, Spear SL: Lipoaugmentation of the Breast – Evidence Based Results. Presented at the 29th Annual Atlanta Breast Symposium Jan 2013, Atlanta, GA

Pittman TA, Spear SL: Lipoaugmentation of the Breast – Evidence Based Results. Presented at the 29th Annual Atlanta Breast Symposium Jan 2013, Atlanta, GA

Pittman TA, Spear SL: Lipoaugmentation of the Breast – Evidence Based Results. Presented at The Aesthetic Meeting 2013, ASAPS New York, NY

Pittman T: Plastic Surgery for Radiologists: More Than Black and White. American Institute of Radiologic Pathology Fall Course, Sep 2016

Pittman TA, Tragos C, Polley JW, Figueroa AA: CAD/CAM Designed Surgical Positioning Guides: The Link Between Virtual and Actual Surgery. Presented at ASPS Senior Resident’s Conference, Tampa, FL, January 2012. (FIRST PLACE WINNER)

Pittman TA, Tragos C, Polley JW, Figueroa AA: CAD/CAM Designed Surgical Positioning Guides: The Link Between Virtual and Actual Surgery. Presented at Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons (MAPS), Chicago, IL, April 2012

Pittman TA, Smith AB, Polley J, Figueroa A: Craniofacial Distraction Using R.E.D. Device in Temporomandibular Ankylosis. Presented at R.E.D. Summit, Chicago, IL- Nov 2010

Sosin M, Crocker A, NijHar K, Moroni E, Chan M, Pittman TA, Willey SC, Tousimis EA: Expanding the Safety of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy to “High Risk” Patients. Presented at American College of Surgeons All Surgeons Day, Fairfax VA April 2017

Smith AB, Pittman TA, Polley J, Figueroa A: Unique Application of R.E.D. in Facial Cleft. Presented at R.E.D. Summit, Chicago, IL – Nov 2010

Cleft Lip and Palate, General Surgery Grand Rounds – Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois – March 2010

Poster Presentations

Pittman TA, Fan K, Rudolph M: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in the Plastic Surgery Practice: Has It Influenced Practice Patterns? American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), April 2016. BEST POSTER WINNER

Tambar S, Seevaratnam S, Gulla A, Willey SC, Pittman TA, Tousimis EA: Single-Blinded, Randomized Assessment of Post-Mastectomy Analgesia Using Exparel (Liposomal Bupivicaine) vs. Standard Bupivicaine or Placebo. American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV April 2017

Sosin M, Gulla A, Potdevin L, Seevaratnam S, Sigdel M, Willey SC, Pittman TA, Tousimis, EA: Timing of radiation therapy in nipple-sparing mastectomy influences outcomes and patient-reported quality of life. American College of Surgeons All Surgeons Day, Fairfax VA April 2017

Pittman TA, Polley JW, Figueroa AA, Tragos, C: CAD/CAM Designed Surgical Positioning Guides: The Link Between Virtual and Actual Surgery. American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), San Francisco, CA, April 2012

Invited Lectures/Visiting Professor

Implant Selection for Breast Augmentation, Visiting Professor / Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD – Feb 2016

The Quest for the Perfect Breast: Advances and Setbacks, Visiting Professor, Department of Surgery – Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL – May 2017

AIRP Distinguished Visiting Lecturer: Plastic Surgery for Radiologists: More Than Black and White, 2017 Breast Imaging Cateorical Course, Silver Spring, MD – Sep 2017

Advanced Techniques in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Visiting Professor/Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – Albany Medical College, Albany, NY – Sep 2016

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: How Technology Changed My Practice, Visiting Professor/ Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – Michigan State University Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Grand Rapids, MI – Oct 2015

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: How Technology Changed My Practice, Visiting Professor/ Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI – Jan 2016

Course Lectures

Department of Surgery Core Course Lecturer: Breast Disease, Oncologic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery. Georgetown University School of Medicine, Spring 2013.

Transition to the Wards, Clinical Instructor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Spring 2014

Craniofacial Anomalies Course Lecturer: Surgical Management of Cleft Lip and Palate, Orthognathic and Distraction Procedures, Bone Grafting. Rush University, August 2010

Craniofacial Anomalies Course Lecturer – Surgical Management of VPI,
Rush University, August 2011.

Committees/Activities

Director of Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Ourisman Breast Center, MedStar
Georgetown University Hospital (2017-2018)

Executive Committee, National Capitol Society of Plastic Surgeons
(April 2018-Pres)

Plastic Surgery Director, Medical Advisory Committee
MedStar Surgery Center, (Dec 2017-Pres)

Clinical Competency Committee, Georgetown University Plastic Surgery
Residency Program – Chair (2016-2017)

Breast Center Leadership Committee, Ourisman Breast Center, MedStar
Georgetown University Hospital (2015-2018)

Program Director for Plastic Surgery – SSO Breast Oncology Fellowship, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2014-2018)

Chief Resident Cosmetic Clinic, Georgetown University Plastic Surgery Residency Program – Director (2014-2018)

Junior and Senior Resident Mock Oral Boards, Georgetown University Plastic Surgery
Residency Program – Exam Coordinator and Director (2014-2018)

Surgical Value Analysis Committee, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 2014
Selected by Peers

Medical School Admissions Committee 2003-2004
Selected by Dean of Admissions, nominated by peers.

Professional Conduct Committee, 2002-2006
Chair (2003-2004), Selected by Peers

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Clinical Instructor, Adjunct Medical Staff
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Medical College,

Teaching Fellow, New York University Department of Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

Professional Certifications/Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) – Active Member
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) – Active Member
Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NESPS) – Active Member
National Capitol Society of Plastic Surgeons – Active Member

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