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Richard Kirschner, MD


915 Olentangy River Rd
Suite 2100, Gowdy Field
Columbus, OH 43212

Phone: (614) 722-3887

Email: kirschner.24@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor-Clinical, Plastic Surgery

Professor-Clinical, Pediatrics

 

Books

Richard Kirschner. Comprehensive Cleft Care. McGraw Hill, October 2008.

Richard Kirschner. Comprehensive Cleft Care. October 2008.

Richard Kirschner. Comprehensive Cleft Care [Mandarin Edition]. McGraw Hill, January 2011.

 

Chapters in Books

Richard Kirschner. "Role of neutrophils." In Reperfusion Injury of Skeletal Muscle. Vol. Fantini, G.A.. -. R.G. Landes Company, November 1994.

Richard Kirschner. "Benign Parotid Tumors." In eMedicine Journal: Plastic Surgery. Vol. Aly, A., Downey, S. Furnas, D.W., and Vistnes, L.M.. -. January 2001.

Richard Kirschner. "Cleft Lip." In eMedicine Journal: Plastic Surgery. Vol. Aly, A., Downey, S., Furnas, D.W., and Vistnes, L.M.. -. January 2001.

Richard Kirschner. "Surgical Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction." In Cleft Lip and Palate, Second Edition. Vol. Berkowitz, S.. -. Springer, February 2005.

Richard Kirschner. "Palatal Anomalies in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome." In Velocardiofacial Syndrome: Understanding Microdeletion Disorders. Vol. Murphy, K. and Scrambler, P. -. Cambridge University Press, January 2005.

Richard Kirschner. "The Children's Hospital Modification of the Furlow Z-Palatoplasty." In Comprehensive Cleft Care. Vol. Losee, J.E. and Kirschner, R.E.. -. McGraw-Hill, February 2008.

Richard Kirschner. "Pierre Robin Sequence." In Comprehensive Cleft Care. Vol. Losee, J.E. and Kirschner, R.E.. -. McGraw-Hill, February 2008.

Richard Kirschner. "Cleft Lip Adhesion." In Comprehensive Cleft Care. Vol. Losee, J.E. and Kirschner, R.E.. -. McGraw- Hill, February 2008.

Richard Kirschner. "Craniofacial Growth: Genetic Basis and Morphogenetic Process in Craniosynostosis." In Plastic Surgery. Vol. Guyron, B.. -. Elsevier, March 2009.

Richard Kirschner. "Velopharyngeal Dysfunction." In Plastic Surgery, Third Edition. -. January 2013.

Richard Kirschner. "Surgical Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction." In Cleft Lip and Palate, Third Edition. -. Springer, January 2013.

Richard Kirschner. "Congenital Malformations of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx." In Congenital Maloformations of the Head and Neck. 87-105. Springer, January 2014.

Richard Kirschner. "Cleft Lip and Palate Malformations." In Congenital Malformations of the Head and Neck. Vol. Elden, LM, Zur, KB. 107-119. Springer, January 2014.

 

Clinical Services

01/01/1998 Attending Surgeon (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
01/01/1998 Attending Surgeon (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
01/01/1989 - 01/01/1990 Intern (The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center)
01/01/1990 - 01/01/1992 Assistant Surgeon (The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center)
01/01/1992 - 01/01/1993 Research Fellow (Cornell University Medical College)
01/01/1994 - 01/01/1995 Assistant Surgeon (The New York-Cornell University Medical Center)
01/01/1995 - 01/01/1997 Resident (The University of Pennsylvania)
01/01/1997 - 01/01/1998 Fellow (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)

Degrees

1989 B.S., University of Miami

 

Honors

1982 - present Alpha Lambda Delta.
1984 - present Phi Kappa Phi.
1984 - present Phi Beta Kappa.
1988 - present Alpha Omega Alpha.
2001 - present Honorary Member, Strathmore's Who's Who.
2002 - present Philadelphia Magazine, "Top Docs for Kids".
2004 - present Main Line Today Magazine "Best Dotors for Kids".
2007 - present Mary Downs Chair in Craniofacial Treatment and Research.
2009 - present Best Doctors in America.
2009 - present Best Doctors in America.
2010 - present America's Top Surgeons.
2011 - present Columbus Monthly Best Doctors.
2013 - present Robert and Edgar Wolfe Foundation Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
 

Presentations

"Orofacial Manifestations of Stickler Syndrome." Presented at Second American Stickler Conference, . (July 1998)

"Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair." Presented at First International Cleft Lip and Palate Smile Train Symposium, . (March 2000)

"Cleft Palate Repair by Furlow Double-Opposing Z-Plasty." Presented at First International Cleft Lip and Palate Smile Train Symposium, . (March 2000)

"Palatal Anomalies in the 22q11.2 Deletion." Presented at Second International Conference on the 22q11.2 Deletion, . (June 2000)

"Toward an Understanding of Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis: Role of Fetal Constraint." Presented at Annual Meeting of the Americsn Association dor Dental Research, . (March 2001)

"Speech Considerations in The Patient With Cleft Palate: The Interaction of Speech-Language and Surgical Professionals." Presented at Operation Smile Colombia Medical Conference: Cleft Lip and Palate Care: Team Approach, . (September 2001)

"Evaluation And Management Of Velopharyngeal Function." Presented at Operation Smile Colombia Medical Conference: Cleft Lip and Palate Care: Team Approach, . (September 2001)

"Velocardiofacial Syndrome: Surgical Management." Presented at 14th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium: Parameters of Care, . (October 2001)

"Surgical Management of Pierre-Robin Sequence: Tongus Lip Adhesion." Presented at 14th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium: Parameters of Care, . (October 2001)

"Cleft Palate Repair by Furlow Double Opposing Z-Plasty." Presented at 14th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium: Parameters of Care, . (October 2001)

"Managing the Special Needs Child After Burn Injury." Presented at 4th Annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Trauma Symposium, . (March 2003)

"Management of Minor Pediatric Burns." Presented at 3rd Annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Trauma Symposium, . (March 2003)

"The Furlow Palatoplasty and Velopharyngeal Competence." Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, . (November 2003)

"Toward an Understanding of Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis." Presented at Annual Luncheon of the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, . (October 2004)

"Evaluation ans Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction: A Surgical Perspective." Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Speech and Hearing Association, . (November 2004)

"Timing of Cleft Palate Repair for Optimal Speech Outcome: If Early Is Good, Is Very Early Better?." Presented at Pre-conference Symposium, 63rd Annual Meetinf of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, . (April 2006)

"The Surgical Management of Pigmented Nevi." Presented at Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, . (April 2006)

"Faculty, Second Pan-African Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate." Presented at Second Pan-African Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate, . (February 2008)

"Oronasal Fistula Repair." Presented at 20th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium, . (October 2008)

"Optimizing Outcomes in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery." Presented at Center for Human Appearance Conference, . (October 2008)

"Furlow Palate Repair." Presented at 20th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium, . (October 2008)

"Bilateral Cleft Lip Repair." Presented at 20th Annual Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium, . (October 2008)

"Advances in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery." Presented at Meeting of the Montgomery County Dental Society, . (October 2008)

"Surgical Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction." Presented at Seventh Biennial International 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Conference, . (July 2010)

"Palatal Abnormalities: An International Perspective." Presented at Seventh Biennial International 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Conference, . (July 2010)

"The 3 Fundemental Laws of Team Care." Presented at 22nd Annual Tri-State Craniofacial Conference, . (September 2010)

"Tongue-Lip Adhesion." Presented at American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Conference and Exhibition, . (October 2011)

"The Five Fundamental Laws of Team Care." Presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, . (April 2011)

"The Five Fundamental Laws of Team Care." Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft-Craniofacial Association, . (April 2012)

"Multidiciplinary Treatment of VPI: Specific Clinical Examples and Round Table Discussion." Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, . (April 2012)

"Can the Incidence of VPI be Minimized?." Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, . (April 2012)

"Controversies in Cleft Care II: Cleft Palate." Presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, . (October 2012)

"Aerodynamic Findings Associated with Velopharyngeal Function in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"Acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction secondary to cocaine use: A case report." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"Cleft Care Developing World: Partnering for Team Care." Presented at Ruberg Symposium, . (September 2013)

"International Care: Lessons Learned." Presented at Tri-State Craniofacial Conference, . (October 2013)

"It Takes a Team." Presented at Central Ohio Dental Forum, . (November 2013)

"Aerodynamic Findings Associated with Velopharyngeal Function in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"Acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction secondary to cocaine use: A case report." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"Acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction secondary to cocaine use: A case report." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"Aerodynamic Findings Associated with Velopharyngeal Function in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome." Presented at International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, . (May 2013)

"The Furlow Palatoplasty: Surgical Technique and Outcomes Improvement." Presented at ACPA 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia, . (March 2014)

"The 5 Fundamental Laws of Team Care." Presented at ACPA 71st Annual Meetind and Symposia, . (March 2014)

"Surgical Management of VPD in 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Masters class for the surgeon and SLP." Presented at ACPA 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia, . (March 2014)

"Cleft Care Partnerships in the Developing World." Presented at 57th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, . (June 2014)

 

Professional Activities

present Reviwer, Special Emphasis Panel. National Institue of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
2000 - present Volunteer. American Red Cross.
2009 - present Co-Founder & Medical Director. Casa Azul America.