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Donald P. Baumann, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1488
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT19.6058
Phone: 713 794-1247
Fax: 713 794-5492

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1998 State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York, NY, MD, Medicine
1991 New York University, New York, NY, BA, Architecture

Postgraduate Training

7/2005-6/2006 Clinical Fellowship, Reconstructive Microsurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Charles E. Butler, M.D.
7/2002-6/2004 Clinical Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, Roger L. Simpson, M.D.
7/2001-6/2002 Clinical Fellowship, Burn Reconstructive Surgery, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, Roger L. Simpson, M.D.
7/1998-6/2001 Clinical Residency, General Surgery, University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, CT, Joseph M. Civetta, M.D.

Board Certifications

11/2007 American Board of Plastic Surgeons

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2006-8/2011

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Fellow/Clinical Specialist, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2005-6/2006
Attending, Long Island Plastic Surgical Group P.C., Garden City, NY, 7/2004-6/2005

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Perioperative Value Analysis Team, 10/2010-present
Member, Credentialing Committee of the Medical Staff, 8/2010-3/2013
Member, Surgical Services Advisory Committee, 2/2010-present
Member, Clinical Research Committee CRC4, 7/2008-2/2011
Plastic Surgery Representative, Multidisciplinary Breast Planning Clinic, 1/2008-present
Member, Information Technologies, Subcommittee of The Faculty Senate, 2008-2010
Representative, Faculty Senate, 9/2007-7/2010

Honors and Awards

2012 Best Save Award, Emergent Microvascular Revascularization of Complete Aorto-eneteric Vascular Dissociation in a Pediatric Patient Undergoing Radical Resection of a Massive Stage III Wilms Tumor, Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc., ASRM, Cancun 2011
2011-2012 Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2011 "Best Microsurgical Save", American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Cancun, Mexico
2008-present American Board of Medical Specialties

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons
Fellow, 10/2010-present
Initiate, 6/2010-10/2010
Associate Fellow, 7/2006-6/2010
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Member, 1/2007-present
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, 7/2006-present
American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation, Chicago, IL
Member, 9/2010-present
European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany
Member, 8/2010-present
Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX
Active Member, 7/2006-present
Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons, Houston, TX
Member, 12/2006-present
Plastic Surgery Research Council, Ann Arbor, MI
Active Member, 7/2011-present
Texas Medical Association, Houston, TX
Member, 12/2006-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Clemens MW, Selber JC, Liu J, Adelman DM, Baumann DP, Garvey PB, Butler CE. Bovine versus Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix for Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg 131(1):71-79, 1/2013. PMID: 22965235.
2. Ghali S, Turza KC, Baumann DP, Butler CE. Minimally Invasive Component Separation Results in Fewer Wound-Healing Complications than Open Component Separation for Large Ventral Hernia Repairs. J Am Coll Surg 214(6):981-989, 6/2012. e-Pub 4/2012. PMID: 22521439.
3. Wagner JL, Fearmonti R, Hunt KK, Hwang RF, Meric-Bernstam F, Kuerer HM, Bedrosian I, Crosby MA, Baumann DP, Ross MI, Feig BW, Krishnamurthy S, Hernandez M, Babiera GV. Prospective Evaluation of the Nipple-Areola Complex Sparing Mastectomy for Risk Reduction and for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 19(4):1137-44, 4/2012. e-Pub 10/7/2011. PMID: 21979111.
4. Berri RN, Baumann DP, Madewell JE, Lazar A, Pollock RE. Desmoid Tumor: Current Multidisciplinary Approaches. Ann Plast Surg 67(5):551-64, 11/2011.
5. Baumann DP, Hanasono MM, Skoracki RJ, Yu P. Free Flap Reconstruction of Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible: A 10-Year Review. Head and Neck 33(6):800-7, 11/2011.
6. Bloom ES, Kirsner S, Mason BE, Hunt KK, Baumann DP, Gifford KA. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation using the SAVI™ Single-entry Hybrid Catheter in Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer in the Setting of Breast Augmentation. Brachytherapy 10(3):178-83, 2011, 5/2011.
7. Baumann DP, Crosby MA, Selber JC, Garvey PB, Sacks JM, Adelman D, Villa MT, Feng L, Robb GL. Optimal Timing of Delayed Free Lower Abdominal Flap Breast Reconstruction After Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy. Plast Reconstr Surg 127(3):1100-1106, 3/2011.
8. Crosby MA, Garvey PB, Selber JC, Adelman DM, Sacks JM, Villa MT, Lin HY, Park SJ, Baumann DP. Reconstructive Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(6):1805-14, 12/2010.
9. Roehl KR, Baumann DP, Chevray PM, Chang DW. Evaluation of Outcomes in Breast Reconstructions Combining Lower Abdominal Free Flaps and Permanent Implants. Plastic Reconstr Surg 126(2):349-357, 8/2010.
10. Baumann DP, Lin YH, Chevray PM. Perforator Number Predicts Fat Necrosis in a Prospective Analysis of Breast Reconstruction with Free TRAM, DIEP and SIEA Flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg 125(5):1335-1341, 5/2010.
11. Yu P, Hanasono MM, Skoracki RJ, Baumann DP, Lewin JS, Weber RS, Robb GL. Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction with the Anterolateral Thigh Flap Following Total Laryngopharyngectomy. Cancer 116(7):1718-1724, 4/2010.
12. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Component Separation Improves Outcomes in VRAM Flap Donor Sites with Excessive Fascial Tension. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(5):1573-1580, 2010.
13. Crosby MA, Chike-Obi CJ, Baumann DP, Sacks JM, Villa MT, Garvey MT, Selber JC, Feig BW. Reconstructive Outcomes in Patients with Sarcoma of the Breast. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(6):1805-1814, 2010.

Invited Articles

1. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Bioprosthetic Mesh in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery 26(1):18-24, 2/2012.
2. Sacks JM, Broyles JM, Baumann DP. Flap Coverage of Anterior Abdominal Wall Defects. Seminars in Plastic Surgery 26(1):36-39, 2/2012.
3. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Lateral Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery 26(1):40-47, 2/2012.
4. Baumann DP, Chang DW. Free Flap Reconstruction for Complex Lower Extremity Wounds. Techniques in Orthopaedics 24(2):130-138, 6/2009.
5. Baumann D, Robb G. Lip Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery 22(4):269-279, 11/2008.

Abstracts

1. Clemens MW, Selber JC, Adelman DM, Baumann DP, Garvey PB, Butler CE. Bovine Versus Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix for Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons:61, 4/2012.
2. Garvey PB, Bailey CM, Baumann DP, Butler CE. The Effect of Prior Abdominal Wall Radiotherapy on Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA:303, 4/2012.
3. Ghali S, Campbell K, Baumann DP, Butler CE. Minimally Invasive Component Separation Improves Surgical Outcomes for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in High Risk Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg 128(4S):73, 10/2011.
4. Garvey PB, Bailey C, Baumann DP, Liu J, Butler CE. Violation of the Rectus Complex is not a Contraindication to Component Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Plasti Reconstr Surg 128(4S):73, 10/2011.
5. Garvey PB, Bailey CM, Baumann DP, Liu J, Butler CE. Violation of the Rectus Complex is not a Contraindication to Component Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Proceedings of the 3rd European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany 128(2):616, 8/2011.
6. Sacks JM, Nguyen AT, Yu P, Baumann DP. Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Imaging Optimizes the Design of the Anterolateral Thigh Flap. Plast Reconstr Surg 127(5S):72, 5/2011.
7. Baumann DP, Crosby MA, Selber JC, Garvey PB, Sacks JM, Villa MT, Adelman DM, Robb, GL. Optimal Timing of Delayed Free Lower Abdominal Flap Breast Reconstruction After Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy. Plast Reconstr Surg 127(5S):13, 5/2011.
8. Baumann DP, Crosby MA, Selber JC, Garvey PB, Sacks JM, Villa MT, Adelman DM, Robb GL. Optimal Timing of Delay Free Lower Abdominal Flap Breast Reconstruction after Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy, Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 4/2011.
9. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Ipsilateral Component Separation Improves Outcomes of VRAM Flap Donor Sites with Excessive Fascial Tension. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Cancun, Mexico, 1/2011.
10. Baumann DP, Roehl KP, Chevray PM, Chang DW. Evaluation of Outcomes in Breast Reconstructions Combining Lower Abdominal Free Flaps and Permanents Implants, European Association of Plastic Surgeons, Manchester, UK. Plast Reconstr Surg 126:349-357, 11/2010.
11. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Improving Outcomes of VRAM Flap Donor Sites with Componenet Separation, Proceedings of the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington, DC, 10/2010.
12. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Ipsilateral Component Separation Improves Outcomes of VRAM Flap Donor Sites with Excessive Fascial Tension, The European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(5):1573-1580, 10/2010.
13. Awad S, Baumann DP, Bellows C, DeNoto G, Franz M, Helton S, Hultman S, Itani K, Kavic S, Rosen M, Steeb G, Vargo D. Prospective Multcenter Clinical Study of Single-Stage Repair of Infected or Contaminated Abdominal Incisional Hernias using Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix, Proceedings of the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Congress, Washington, DC, 10/2010.
14. Baumann DP, Hanasono MM, Skoracki RJ, Yu P. Free Flap Reconstruction of Osteoradionecrossi of the Mandible: A 10-Year Review. Proceedings of the European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany, 8/2010.
15. Baumann D, Skoracki R, Hanasono M. Improving Aesthetic Outcomes in Head and Neck Reconstruction with Structural Fat Grafting. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(S25):721, 8/2010.
16. Baumann DP, Hanasono MM, Skoracki RJ, Yu P. Free Flap Reconstruction of Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible: A 10-Year Review, Proceedings of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, 3/2010.
17. Itani K, Baumann D, Bellows C, DeNoto G, Franz M, Helton S, Hultman CS, Rosen M, Vargo D, Turner P, Koenigh J, Rutan L, Smiell J, Silverman R. Prospective Clinical Study Evidence of Safe, Single-Stage Repair of Infected/Contaminated Abdominal Incisional Hernias Using Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix. Hernia 13(S1):1-32, 9/2009.
18. Selber J, Sacks JM, Baumann DP, Pettaway CA. Reconstruction of Complex Oncological Groin Defects using the Anterolateral Thigh Flap. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Pittsburg, PA, 5/2009.
19. Yu P, Skoracki R, Hanasono MM, Baumann DP. Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction with the Anterolateral Thigh (ALT) Flap: Seven Years Later. Proceedings of the 88th Annual Conference of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Rancho Mirage, CA, 3/2009.
20. Baumann DP, Lin YH, Chevray PM. Perforator Number Predicts Fat Necrosis in a Prospective Analysis of Breast Reconstruction with Free TRAM, DIEP and SIEA Flaps, Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Boston, MA, 4/2008.

Book Chapters

1. Baumann DP, Yu P. Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible. In: Current Head and Neck Reconstruction. The People's Medical Publishing House: Beijing, China. In Press.
2. Baumann, Butler CE. Soft Tissue Flap Reconstruction of the Abdominal Wall. In: Surgical Clinics of North America. 93, 5. Ed(s) MJ Rosen. Elsevier, 1199-1209, 2013.
3. Sacks JM, Mohan K, Baumann DP. Skin Cancer Reconstruction. In: Cancer of the Skin. Chapter 51, 2nd. Ed(s) DS Rigel. Saunders, 2011.
4. Baumann DP, Butler CE. Abdominal Wall Wounds. In: Decision-Making In Plastic Surgery. 64. Ed(s) J Marsh, C Perlyn. Quality Medical Publishing: St. Louis, MO, 148-149, 2010.
5. Baumann DP, Chang DW. Soft-Tissue Reconstruction after Tumor Resection. In: Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity. 2. Ed(s) Lee LQ Pu, JP Levine, FC Wei. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. St. Louis, MO, 1161-1174, 2009.
6. Baumann DP, Kronowitz SJ. Tissue Breast Reconstruction. In: Atlas of Breast Surgical Techniques. Chapter 19. Ed(s) V. Suzanne Klimeberg. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 2009.

Last updated: 11/24/2014