Warren Breidenbach, M.D, FACS, (born October 1951) is a board-certified American cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Tucson, Arizona.
Warren Breidenbach Facts
- Full Name: Warren C. Breidenbach
- Age: 70 years old
- Year of Birth: 1951
- Occupation: Plastic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon
- Nationality: American
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Warren Breidenbach
- Dr. Breidenbach was born in October 1951 in California, United States. He is 70 years old
- He graduated from the University of Calgary, Canada, in 1975 and completed residency in plastic surgery at McGill University, Montreal.
- He completed a one-year Microsurgery Fellowship in 1982 with the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, followed by one year as a Christine M. Kleinert Hand Fellow.
- His work on vascularized nerve grafts received the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Research Scholarship Award in 1983.
- Dr. Breidenbach led a team of surgeons to perform the nation’s first-hand transplant in January 1999.
- The hand transplant was performed on the left hand of a New Jersey native named Matthew Scott at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
- He was appointed the first Hand Scholar with the Louisville Institute for Hand and Microsurgery for a period of two years.
- In 1988, Dr. Breidenbach received the Senior Award of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for his work in blood flow to nerves.
- He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive) at the University of Louisville and is board certified in hand surgery and plastic surgery.
- Dr. Breidenbach has served on several committees of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and as Secretary of the American Society for Peripheral Nerve.
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