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David Dean, PhD

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery
460 W 12th Avenue
Room 1004
Columbus, Ohio 43210


  • B.A,: Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, 1981
  • M.A.: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1986
  • Ph.D.: Graduate School, City University of New York, NY, 1993
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: Institute of Reconstructive
    Plastic Surgery, New York University, NY, 1994
  • Appointment: 2013
  • Research Interests: Craniofacial and Bone Regenerative Medicine,
    Tissue Engineering, Computer-aided Implant Design, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

Immediately prior to joining the Department of Plastic Surgery David Dean was a faculty member of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. He joined the faculty of the CWRU School of Medicine in 1994 where his longest running research project was on the design and fabrication of patient-specific cranial implants.


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For more information on Dr. Dean's lab, please visit their webpage here.