Dr. D’Amico’s CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

Richard A. D’Amico, MD, FACS
180 North Dean Street, Suite 3N
Englewood, NJ 07631

GENERAL BACKGROUND:

Regis High School
New York, NY

PRE MEDICAL:

Fordham University
Bronx, N.Y.

University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
B.S.- Cum Laude

MEDICAL:

New York University School of Medicine
New York, N.Y.
MD 1976

POST GRADUATE:

Intern in Internal Medicine
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Resident, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
New York, N.Y.
Chief Resident, 1982-1983

AWARDS:

National Merit Finalist 1968
New York State Regents Scholarship in Medicine 1972
ASPS Presidential Award 2013

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. “Cancer of the Skin”, Chapter in Management of the Patient with Cancer
    W.B. Saunders, 3rd Ed., (Co-Author with N.E. Hugo) 1986
  2. “Regulatory Issues in Ultrasonic Lipoplasty”, Chapter in Plastic Surgery
    Clinics of North America, Vol. 26 #2, April, 1999
  3. Expert Panel Discussion: “Unsatisfactory Results of Liposuction”, Aesthetic
    Surgery Journal, July/August, 1999
  4. “A New System – Tort Reform and the Latest Requirements in Plastic Surgery
    Litigation” Plastic Surgery Products, February 2004
  5. State taxation on cosmetic surgery: guilt trip or smokescreen?
    Rohrich, RJ, D’Amico, RA, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, June, 2005
  6. Use of regenerative human acellular tissue (AlloDerm) to reconstruct the
    abdominal wall following pedicle TRAM flap breast reconstruction surgery
    Glasberg SB, D’Amico RA, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, July, 2006
  7. Plastic surgery is real, not reality TV” D’Amico R, Virtual Mentor,
    March, 2007
  8. “Mortality In Outpatient Surgery” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,
    March, 2008
  9. Risks and opportunities for plastic surgeons in a widening cosmetic medicine market: future demand, consumer preferences, and trends in practitioners’ services, D’Amico RA, Saltz R, Rohrich RJ, Kinney B, Haeck P, Gold AH, Singer r, Jewell ML, Eaves F 3rd. Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, May, 2008
  10. Discussion, Oncoplastic breast surgery: past, present, and future directions in the United States, Candy JW, D’Amico RA, McGuire MF, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, September 2009
  11. Evidence-based patient safety advisory: malignant hyperthermia, Thornhill ML, D’Amico RA, Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, June, 2010
  12. First global summit of national plastic surgery societies: joint statement. Webster H, Blondeel P, D’Amico RA, Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, April, 2011
  13. A report of the ASPS Task Force on regenerative medicine: opportunities for plastic surgery. D’Amico RA, Rubin JP, Neumeister MW, Del Vecchio DA, Cederna PS, Seward W, Shoaf L; American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation Regenerative Medicine Task Force. Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, February 2013
  14. Demystifying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: i. Understanding agency structure and function. Levi B, Lisiecki J, Rubin P, D’Amico RA, Hume KM, Seward B, Cederna PS. Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, June 2014
  15. Regenerative medicine and the future of plastic surgery. D’Amico RA, Rubin JP. Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, June 2014
  16. Demystifying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: understanding regulatory pathways. Naghshineh N, Brown S, Cederna PS, Levi B, Lisiecki J, D’Amico RA, Hume KM, Seward W, Rubin JP. Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, September, 2014

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
New York, N.Y.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, N.J.
Former Chief of Plastic Surgery
Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, N.J.
Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Plastic Surgery – November 1986

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (A.S.A.P.S.)
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Cleft Palate Association
Member, Lipoplasty Society of North America
Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Member, New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, Bergen County Medical Society
Member, Medical Society of New Jersey
Member, American Medical Association

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL APPOINTMENTS (PRESENT)

Chair, Taskforce on Regenerative Medicine
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.)

Board of Trustees
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.) 2011 – 2014

Chief of Plastic Surgery
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center 2000 – 2010

President
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.) 2008

Board of Directors-Executive Committee
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.)

Board of Directors
American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
(AAAASF) 2000 – 2010

Innovative Technology Committee
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (A.S.A.P.S.)

Medical Expert Advisory Panel (Plastic)
New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners

Taskforce on Regenerative Medicine in Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.)

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL APPOINTMENTS (PAST)

Co-Chair Breast Implant Task Force
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.)

Expert Testimony – FDA Breast Implant Advisory Panel
April 11, 2005

President, New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons 1998-1999

A.S.P.S. Select Committee to Set Standards of Care
(Liposuction and Blepharoplasty) 1988

A.S.P.S. Legislative Representative from New Jersey to the Federal Action
Support Team (FAST)
Vice Chairman
A.S.P.S. Government Relations Committee

A.S.P.S. Representative to N.C.I.H. (National Council International Health)

A.S.P.S. Health Policy Analysis Committee

A.S.P.S. International Programs Committee

Chairman
Regulatory Evaluation Group (Liaison to Food & Drug Administration)
A.S.P.S.

Presidential Appointee
A.S.P.S. Board of Directors, 1999

Chair
Committee on Legislation
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Chair, Regulatory Subcommittee
Ultrasonic Lipoplasty Task Force
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Board Member
Reconstructive Surgeons Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.)
Coordinating worldwide volunteer plastic surgery

President
Englewood Hospital Physicians Association (I.P.A.) 1993-1995

President
Physician Hospital Organization (P.H.O.)
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center 1993-1994

Medical Management Committee
Mount Sinai Health Network

Medical Executive Committee
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 1996-1997

Senior Editor
Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Data Sub Committee Chair
A.S.P.S. Task Force on Safety in Out Patient Plastic Surgery

Board of Trustees – Second Vice President
Bergen County Medical Society 1992

CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES:

Surgical Director,
Healing the Children Midlantic, International Programs

Surgeon
Interplast Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Team,
Performing pediatric reconstructive surgery on indigent children
San Pedro Sula, Honduras, May 1983

Co-Director
Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Team
Performing pediatric reconstructive surgery on indigent children
Gujurat Province, Northwest India, March 1987

Surgical Director
Healing the Children Plastic Surgery Team
Organized, planned, recruited and directed this charitable surgical team
Performing over 55 reconstructive surgical procedures on needy children
Tamazunchale, Mexico, 1989

Organizer, Speaker, and Panel Moderator
Plastic Surgical Educational Foundation
International Symposium on Overseas Volunteer Surgery,
Tuscon, Arizona, March/April, 1990
Surgical Director
Healing the Children Plastic Surgical Team
Site visit to triage children and inspect facilities for future surgical trips
Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, March 1989

Surgical Director
Healing the Children Plastic Surgical Team
Surgical trip performing pediatric reconstructive surgery on indigent children:
Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, November 1991
Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, March 1995
Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, January 1997
Nairobi, Kenya East Africa, January 1999
Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, February 2001

Surgical Director
Healing the Children Plastic Surgical Team
Surgical trip performing pediatric reconstructive surgery on indigent children:
Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic, May/June 1992
Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic, May 1993

Contributing Plastic Surgeon-Healing the Children, Midlantic
Donating plastic surgical care for the indigent children of developing countries brought to the U.S. for surgical treatment

MEDIA APPEARANCES:

Television-GOOD MORNING AMERICA RE: Latisse, January 3, 2009

Television- THE MORNING SHOW WITH MIKE AND JULIET
Luxury Plastic Surgery Packages, May 29, 2008

Television-TODAY SHOW RE: Kuleba Death March 25, 2008

Television-TODAY SHOW, RE: Consumer Smarts; Fact or Fiction about
Exercise, August 6, 2007

Television-TODAY SHOW, WEEKEND EDITION, FDA Approval of
Silicone gel implants, November 18, 2006

Television-NEWS 12 TO YOUR HEALTH, RE: Update on Breast Implants,
December, 2005

Television-NBC New York, TODAY SHOW, Channel 4, RE: Breast Implants
And Breast Augmentation, November, 2005

Television-MS-NBC Interview RE: Silicone Gel Breast Implants, August 9, 2005

Television – NBC New York, TODAY SHOW, Channel 4, Plastic Surgery &
Teenagers, October 14, 2004

Television – NBC New York, TODAY SHOW, Channel 4, Plastic Surgery &
Reality TV, April 13, 2004

Television – FOX News July 2004 Terrorism & Overseas Volunteer Surgery

Television – News 12 New Jersey, Pain Management in Plastic Surgery, June 24,
2003

Television – NBC New York, Channel 4, New Techniques in Liposuction, May,
2003
Television – FOX Network – New Techniques in Liposuction, April, 2000

Television – Good Morning Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, 1999 Volunteer Plastic
Surgery Team

Television – CNN Headline News – Advances in Plastic Surgery, 1998

Television – News 12 To Your Health, 1998 (Fitness, Nutrition and Liposuction)

Television – What’s New In New Jersey with Lee Leonard, discussing new
surgical technologies, May, 1996

Radio – BBC – London
Radio interview regarding FDA Regulatory impact on new plastic
surgery technologies in the United States

Television – NJN Healthcall with Karen Hasby-Discussing new technologies in
aesthetic surgery, February 1996

Radio – WCTC-AM
Segment discussion of TRAM flap reconstruction as a method available
for breast reconstruction immediately following mastectomy for breast
cancer, October 1992

Television – “Our Town” Educational Programming-Comcast Cable on
Cosmetic Surgery, November 1993

Television – Health Check Educational Programming-Cablevision discussing
TRAM flap reconstruction immediately following mastectomy for
Breast cancer, September 1993

Television – New Jersey Nightly News Channel 21 (PBS) Women and Cancer
Panel member discussing Immediate Breast Reconstruction following
Mastectomy for breast cancer, October 7, 1992

Television – Mamba Leo (Good Morning Kenya)
Nairobi, Kenya – 1992

Television – TV 10 – News coverage of Press Conference Breast Implant
Controversy with Congressman Robert Torricelli, January 27, 1992

Television – Cablevision Channel 19 – Report from Trenton, Panel member
Representing physician’s viewpoint on auto insurance medical
Reimbursement in the State of New Jersey with State Senator Gerald
Cardinale moderating

Television – CNBC, Live
National Prime Time Program (Cable)
Invited Expert on Liposuction, June 1989