Sameer S. Jejurikar, MD

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, Conferred 1997, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Conferred 1994, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Graduation with Distinction

Graduate Medical Education and Employment History

  • 1997 – 2000: Intern and Resident in Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Program Director: David J. Smith, Jr., MD
  • 2000 – 2002: Research Fellow in Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Research Director: William M. Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
  • 2002 – 2004: Resident in Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Program Director: William M. Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
  • 2004 – 2005: Administrative Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Program Director: William M. Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
  • 2005 – 2006: Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, New York
    Program Director: Sherrell J. Aston, MD
  • 2006 – 2009: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Texas A & M University System College of Medicine / Scott & White Clinic, College Station, Texas
  • 2009 – present: Partner, Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
    9101 North Central Expressway / Suite 600 / Dallas, TX 75231

Practice Address

Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
9101 North Central Expressway, Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75231

 

Certification and Licensure

  • Diplomate: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Awarded 2007
  • Medical License: State of Texas, M3592, Renewal date 5/31/2018
  • National Provider Identification Number: 1477788065

 

Awards / Honor Societies

  • Member of Residency Review Committee for Plastic Surgery and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (2003-2006)
  • Administrative Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center (2004-05)
  • House Officer of the Month, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center (May 2003)
  • University of Michigan Plastic Surgery / Plagens-Sharpoint Resident Research Award for Basic Science (2001)
  • Outstanding clinical paper, Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgery Meeting (2000)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (elected 1996)
  • Golden Key Honor Society (elected 1994)
  • National Merit Scholar (1990)
  • Presidential Scholar Finalist (1990)
  • Telluride Scholar (1990)
  • American Heart Association Scholar (1990)
  • National Honor Society (1990)
  • Professional Societies and Committees
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (Active Member)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (Active Member)
    ¥ Member, Regenerative Medicine Subcommittee
    ¥ Member, Practice Management Committee
    ¥ ASPS Representative to Multi-Society Task Force on Gluteal Fat Grafting Safety
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Active Member)
  • Dallas Society of Plastic Surgery (Active Member)
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons (Active Member)
  • American Medical Association

 

Research Experience

1. Jobst Vascular Surgery Research Laboratory
Advisors: JC Stanley, MD and LM Messina, MD
May 1993 to September 1995

2. University of Michigan Muscle Mechanics Laboratory
Advisor: WM Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
July 2000 to July 2002

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Jejurikar SS, Welling TH, Zelenock JA, Gordon D, Burkel WE, Carlson BM, and Messina LM. Induction of Angiogenesis by Lidocaine and Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor in Normal Rat Skeletal Muscle: A New Model for Direct In Vivo Retroviral – mediated Gene Therapy. Journal of Surgical Research. 67: 137-146, 1997.
  2. Kuzon WM, Jr., Jejurikar SS, Wilkins EG, and Swartz WM. Double Free-Flap Reconstruction of Massive Defects Involving the Lip, Chin, and Mandible. Microsurgery. 18: 372-378, 1998.
  3. Jejurikar SS, Kuzon WM, Jr., and Cederna PS. Recurrence of Pyoderma Gangrenosum Within a Chronic Wound Following Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 16: 535-539, 2000.
  4. Watson NC, Jejurikar SS, Kalliainen LK, Calderon MS, Urbanchek MG, Eguchi T, and Kuzon WM, Jr. Range of Motion Physiotherapy Prevents a Force Deficit in Antagonists to Denervated Rat Muscles. Journal of Surgical Research. 99: 156-160, 2001.
  5. Yoshimura K, Asato H, Jejurikar SS, Cederna PS, Urbanchek MG, and Kuzon WM, Jr. The Effect of Two Episodes of Denervation and Reinnervation On Skeletal Muscle Contractile Function. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 109; 212-219, 2002.
  6. Jejurikar SS, Rovak JM, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM, Jr. Denervation Injury Promotes Programmed Satellite Cell Death. Surgical Forum. LII; 566-567, 2001.
  7. Kalliainen LK, Jejurikar SS, Liang LW, Urbanchek MG, and Kuzon WM, Jr. A Specific Force Deficit Exists in Skeletal Muscle After Partial Denervation. Muscle and Nerve. 25; 31-38, 2002.
  8. Jejurikar SS, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM, Jr. Skeletal Muscle Denervation Increases Satellite Cell Susceptibility to Apoptosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 110; 160-168, 2002.
  9. Jejurikar SS, Rovak JM, Kuzon WM, Jr., Chung KC, Spilson SV, and Cederna PS. An Evaluation of Elective Plastic Surgery Information on the Internet. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 49: 460-465, 2002.
  10. Jejurikar SS, Cederna P, Marcelo C, and Kuzon WM, Jr. Aging promotes satellite cell apoptosis (abstract). Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 195: S46. 2002
  11. Jejurikar SS and Kuzon WM, Jr. Satellite cell depletion in degenerative skeletal muscle. Apoptosis. 8: 573-578, 2003.
  12. Jejurikar SS, Henkelman EA, Cederna PS, Marcelo CL, Urbanchek MG, and Kuzon WM, Jr. Aging increases the susceptibility of skeletal muscle derived satellite cells to apoptosis. Experimental Gerontology. 41: 828-836, 2006.
  13. Jejurikar SS, Orseck MJ, and Matarasso A. Reevaluating resumption of oral intake following abdominoplasty. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 27: 233-238, 2007.
  14. Jejurikar SS, Borschel GH, Johnson TM, Lowe L, and Brown DL.   Immediate, optimal reconstruction of facial lentigo maligna and melanoma following total peripheral margin control.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 120: 1249-1255, 2007.
  15. Kozlow JH, Patel SP, Jejurikar S, Pannucci CJ, Cederna PS, Brown DL. Complications Following Sternal Reconstruction: A 16-year Experience. Journal of Surgical Research. 194: 154-60, 2014.

Accepted Peer-Reviewed Publications Not Yet in Print

  1.  Jejurikar SS, Hill S, Meade RA, Hubbard BA, Mohan R. Striving Toward Safety in Gluteal augmentation with Autologous Fat: The Safe Triangle of Injection. Accepted for publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Book Chapters

  1. Jejurikar SS. Hand Tumors. In the Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery. Eds. Brown DL & Borschel GB. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Pp. 311-317. 2004

Grants / Fellowships

  1. Graduate Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health Training Grant in Trauma, Burn, and Wound Healing Research (Grant number T32GM08616-01), Principal Investigator CL Marcelo, PhD, Total funding $649,921 (9-1998 to 9-2003)
  2. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Grant. Project entitled “Satellite Cell Apoptosis following Skeletal Muscle Denervation Injury.” Principal Investigator SS Jejurikar, MD. Award $5000 (7-2001 to 6-2002).
  3. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Grant. Project entitled “Satellite Cell Apoptosis with aging and contraction-induced injury.” Principal Investigator SS Jejurikar, MD. Award $4000 (7-2002 to 6-2003).

 

Oral and Poster Presentations

  1. Jejurikar SS, Brown DL, Cederna, PS, Wilkins, EG. Prospective evaluation of tissue expander breast reconstruction following Radiation Therapy: Evaluation of the MBROS Data. Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgery, Mackinac, Michigan. July 25, 2000.
  2. Jejurikar SS, Brown DL, Cederna, PS, Wilkins, EG. Prospective evaluation of tissue expander breast reconstruction following Radiation Therapy: Evaluation of the MBROS Data. Reed Dingman Scientific Meeting, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan. September 8, 2000.
  3. Jejurikar SS, Marcelo CL; Kuzon WM. Satellite Cell Apoptosis following Skeletal Muscle Denervation. Moses Gunn 13th Annual Research Conference, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan. May 1, 2001.
  4. Jejurikar SS, Marcelo CL; Kuzon WM. Skeletal Muscle Denervation Increases Satellite Cell Susceptibility to Apoptosis. Plastic Surgery Research Council 46th Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. June 11, 2001.
  5. Jejurikar SS, Rovak JM, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM. Denervation Injury Promotes Programmed Satellite Cell Death. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana. October 2001.
  6. Jejurikar SS, Rovak JM, Spilson SV, Cederna PS, Kuzon WM, and Chung KC. An Evaluation of Elective Plastic Surgery Information on the Internet. American Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting, Orlando, Florida. November 2001.
  7. Jejurikar SS, Cederna PS, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM. Aging Enhances the Susceptibility of Skeletal Muscle-Derived Satellite Cells to Apoptotic Cell Death. Plastic Surgery Research Council 47th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2002.
  8. Jejurikar SS, Cederna PS, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM. Aging Increases Satellite Cell Susceptibility to Apoptosis. Moses Gunn 14th Annual Research Conference, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan. May 8, 2002.
  9. Jejurikar SS, Cederna PS, Marcelo CL, and Kuzon WM. Aging Promotes Satellite Cell Apoptosis. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. San Francisco, California. October 7, 2002.
  10. Jejurikar SS, Cederna PS, and Kuzon WM. Contraction-Induced Injury to Skeletal Muscle Increases Satellite Cell Susceptibility to Apoptosis. Plastic Surgery Research Council 48th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 25, 2003.
  11. Jejurikar SS, Borschel GH, Johnson T, Lowe L, Brown DL. Immediate Reconstruction following the “Square” technique for excision of facial Atypical Junctional Melanocytic Hyperplasia. Michigan Society of Plastic Surgery, Mackinac, Michigan. July 11, 2004.
  12. Jejurikar SS. Training in Aesthetic Surgery – Fellowship Model. Reed. O Dingman Alumni Society Meeting. University of Michigan Medical Center. Ann Arbor, MI, June 10, 2006.
  13. Jejurikar SS. Buttock Augmentation: Implants versus Fat. Dallas Cosmetic Symposium. Dallas, TX. March 3, 2016.
  14. Jejurikar SS. Buttock Augmentation with Autologous Fat Transfer: The Safe Triangle of Injection. Dallas, TX. March 23, 2017.
  15. Jejurikar SS. Buttock Augmentation: Optimization of Long Term Results and Mortality Risks. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting. Orlando, FL. October 9, 2017.

Educational Seminars

  1. Cosmetic Surgery for Older Adults: Look and Feel Your Best. Given to St. Joseph Regional Health Center Gold Medallion Club (Senior’s Group). April 26, 2007.
  2. Plastic Surgery after Dramatic Weight Loss. Given to St. Joseph Surgical Weight Loss Support Group. June 17, 2007.
  3. Pressure Sores: A Reconstructive Algorithm. Given to University of Texas Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery (Grand Rounds). December 9, 2010.

Consulting Agreements

  1. ACell Inc., Columbia, MD. June 2013 – December 2015
  2. KCI USA Inc., San Antonio, TX. November 2011 – October 2012.