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Miller Named Chief of Plastic Surgery at Ohio State


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Michael Miller (43221) has been named chief of the division of plastic surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center.

Miller, formerly deputy chair of the department of plastic surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, performs a wide range of reconstructive and aesthetic surgical procedures, particularly reconstructive microsurgery related to trauma and cancer deformities. He also is nationally recognized for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction using microsurgical techniques.

Michael Miller, MD
Michael J. Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S.

His research interests include tissue repair and regeneration and the use of advanced technology in clinical surgery.

Dr. Christopher Ellison, chair of the department of surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center, says Miller will be a tremendous asset to Ohio State’s clinical, research and education programs. “Mike is a very talented surgeon. His knowledge and expertise in reconstructive surgery will be very beneficial for our plastic surgery program and for patients who require this specialized level of treatment,” said Ellison.

Miller serves as associate editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is chair of both the Research Fellowship Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the Education Committee of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Since 2003 he has served as a voting member and consultant to the General and Plastic Surgery Device Panel of the Medical Device Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Miller has received numerous honors and awards and has edited, written or reviewed more than 200 papers, abstracts and book chapters. In addition, he is a frequently invited speaker at international conferences.

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