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Patrick B. Garvey, 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
1400 Pressler Street
Unit Number: 1488
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-794-1247
Fax: 713-745-5492

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, MD, Doctor of Medicine
1997 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, BA, Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Plan II Honors Program

Postgraduate Training

7/2008-6/2009 Clinical Fellowship, Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
6/2006-6/2008 Clinical Residency, Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
6/2001-6/2006 Clinical Residency, General Surgery, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ

Board Certifications

12/2010 American Board of Plastic Surgery
12/2006 American Board of Surgery

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2009-8/2013
Clinical Specialist, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2008-7/2009

Professional Memberships

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Member, Membership Committee, 2013-2014

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Garvey PB, Rhines LD, Dong W, Chang DW. Immediate Soft-Tissue Reconstruction for Complex Defects of the Spine Following Surgery for Spinal Neoplasms. Plast Reconstr Surg 125(5):1460-66, 5/2010.
2. Garvey PB, Rhines LD, Feng L, Gu X, Butler CE. Reconstructive Strategies for Partial Sacrectomy Defects Based on Surgical Outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg 127(1):190-9, 1/2011. PMID: 20871487.
3. Selber JC, Chang EI, Liu J, Suami H, Adelman DM, Hanasono MM, Garvey PB, Butler CE. Tracking the Learning Curve in Microsurgical Skill Acquisition. Plast Reconstr Surg 130(4):551e-558e, 10/2012.
4. Selber JC, Garvey PB, Clemens MW, Chang EI, Zang H, Hanasono MW. A Prospective Study of Transit Time Flow Volume (TTFV) Measurement for Intraoperative Evaluation and Optimization of Free Flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg 131(2):270-281, 2/2013.

Last updated: 7/30/2014