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Scientific Advisory Board


James Quinn, MD, MS

Professor of Surgery at Stanford University and Research Director for the Division of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Quinn's primary focus is emergency care research with previous experience running large multi-center trials. He has an extensive research background in clinical decision-making involving patients with syncope and in the development and clinical evaluation of tissue adhesives. He is currently focused on the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms to augment physician decision making and personalizing the care of patients. Dr. Quinn Co-Chairs the IRB administrative panels at Stanford University and has conducted multiple clinical trials for the National Institutes of Health. He has been a top clinical reviewer for Annals Internal Medicine and Academic Emergency Medicine.  His has been an author for over 100 clinical and scientific papers. 

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Barry DiBernardo, MD, FACS 

Top 24 Beauty Doctors (Baazar), Top Plastic Surgeon, Eastern U.S. (2016, Aesthetic Everything)

Dr. DiBernardo is recognized on a global scale for his research and practice in the field of aesthetic technology. He is sought out by leading light & energy device manufacturers as “THE Idea Man” to help move “yet-to-exist” treatments and technology from concept to creation, through clinical safety and efficacy trials. Dr. DiBernardo has been nationally recognized as a master plastic surgeon by such publications as the Castle Connolly Guide, Harper's Bazaar Magazine, NJ Life, New Jersey Monthly, and more. His professional acumen has been sought and featured by leading media outlets including The Doctors, E! News, CNN, The Morning Blend, and Coffee with America.  Over the next 40 years, Dr. DiBernardo never stopped questioning or researching. In fact, medical device companies that were developing light-based technologies often seek out Dr. DiBernardo when they want their devices to be researched and developed. He has taken multiple devices safely from concept to market, and his innovative research into new technologies has led to techniques and devices that are now used in plastic surgery centers all over the globe.

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Geoffrey Gurtner, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery at Stanford University, Division of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Gurtner joined the Department of Surgery from the Stanford School of Medicine, where he was the Professor of Surgery, co-director of the Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, professor of bioengineering, professor of materials science and engineering, executive director of the Stanford Advanced Wound Care Center and inaugural vice chair for Innovation in the Stanford Department of Surgery.Dr. Gurtner is internationally recognized as a highly accomplished clinician and prolific researcher, author, inventor and entrepreneur. He has been awarded more than $27 million in federal research funding and holds 35 patents. He also has founded three venture capital-backed life sciences companies.  Dr. Gurtner has authored or co-authored 345 peer-reviewed articles and nearly 50 book chapters, and he has edited the two major textbooks in his field. He is the immediate past board president of the Wound Healing Society, the premier scientific organization focused on wound healing. 

Thomas Davenport, MD, FACS

Partner & Director of Surgical Wound Care at Long Island Plastic Surgical; Division Chief at NYU Long Island Hospital;

Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU


Dr. Thomas Davenport has been a partner at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group since 2006. He received his MD degree from Yale University. He completed both his residency in General Surgery and fellowship in Plastic Surgery in the Harvard University Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Davenport completed specialty training in Cancer Reconstruction and Cosmetic Surgery as a fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He completed his training in burn and accident reconstruction with Harvard University at the Shriner Burn Hospital for Children. Dr. Davenport specialises in treating complex wound problems, including wound care and burn reconstruction. Dr. Davenport is the division chief of plastic surgery and director of microsurgery at NYU Long Island Hospital. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters and lectured nationally and internationally on various aspects of plastic surgery and he is consultant for numerous companies.

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