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Mustoe Named Studeville Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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July 8, 2009
CHICAGO --- Thomas A. Mustoe, professor of surgery in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, has been named the Orion H. and Lucille W. Stuteville Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Mustoe, chief of the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, is internationally recognized as an innovative investigator in wound healing and scar formation and has ongoing support from the National Institute of Health for his research.

Mustoe has authored and coauthored more than 200 articles and book chapters in the leading publications of his field. He has served on numerous editorial boards for surgical journals and is a scientific advisor to the Food and Drug Administration and previously to the National Cancer Institute. He often lectures nationally and internationally on facial cosmetic and breast surgery, techniques of aesthetic surgery and abdominoplasty

Among his many honors he is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Wound Healing Society and is routinely named among the best doctors in local and national publications including America’s Top Physicians, Chicago Magazine and The Best Doctors in America: Midwest Region.

Since joining the Northwestern faculty in 1991 Mustoe has been appointed to many national medical committees as well as several within Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Feinberg School of Medicine. Before joining Northwestern, Mustoe served on the faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine.