Gary J. Price, M.D., F.A.C.S. – Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • The University of Miami 1970-1973, (Cum Laude)
  • The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 1974-1978, M.D.

Internship

Surgery – The Yale-New Haven Hospital 1978-1979

Residency

  • Assistant Resident in Surgery, The Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1979-1982.
  • Chief Resident in Surgery, The Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1982-1983.
  • Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1983-1984.
  • Chief Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1984-1985.

Fellowship

Fellow in Hand Surgery, The Hartford Combined Hand Program, 1984.

Academic Position

  • Instructor in Surgery, The Yale University School of Medicine, 1982-1983.
  • Consultant to The Yale Trauma Program, 1983-1985.
  • Instructor in Surgery, The Yale University School of Medicine, 1984-1985.

Current Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, The Yale University School of Medicine.

Overseas Medical Experience

Staff Surgeon (Representing Yale) L’hopital Albert Schweitzer, Deschappelles, Haiti; July, August, September, 1981.

Plastic Surgeon, Healing the Children, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, (Guatemala), 1993 (The Dominican Republic), 1995 (Ecuador), Team Leader/Chief Surgeon, 1990-1995.

Honors

  • Phi Eta Sigma, University of Miami
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, University of Miami
  • Delta Theta Mu, University of Miami
  • Phi Kappa Phi, University of Miami
  • President, Class of 1978, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
  • President, The Student Assembly, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1976-1977.
  • Fellow, The American College of Surgeons, (Inducted 1989).
  • Resident’s Award for Outstanding Plastic Surgical Attending, Yale University School of Medicine, 1990.

Awards

  • Mosby Award for Academic Achievement, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 1978.
  • Honorable Mention, Resident’s Section Meeting of The Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1978.
  • “Best Paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, The Connecticut Society of Board Surgeons, 1984.
  • Second Place, Resident Trauma Competition, The Connecticut Society of Board of Surgeons, 1984.
  • Second Place, Resident’s Night Competition of The New York Academy of Medicine, Section on Plastic Surgery, 1985.
  • Founders Award, The New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, for Best Presentation by an Attending Surgeon, 2002
  • The Cheston M Berlin Award for Alumni Service, The Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Publications

“Delayed Effects of Tourniquet Ischemia on Subfascial Pressures Within the Vastus Lateralis and Anterior Tibial Muscles of Subhuman Primates”, G. Price, K. Laffey, D. Buck, and S. Miller Clinical Research 24:A619.1976. (Abstract)

“Acute and Delayed Effects of Tourniquet Ischemia on Subfascial Pressures and Tissue Gas Tensions Within Muscles of Subhuman Primate Limbs”, G. Price, S. Miller, T. Kennedy, and W. Graham. Surgical Forum, 29:612-615, 1978.

“Effects of Tourniquet Ischemia and Postischemic Edema on Muscle Metabolism”, S. Miller, G. Price, D. Buck, T. Kennedy, W. Graham, and T. Davis. The Journal of Hand Surgery 4:547-555, 1979.

“Complete Plantar Foot Coverage With the Free Neurosensory Radial Forearm Flap”, Z. Chicarilli, G. Price, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 78:94, 1986.

“Cutaneous Necrosis Following a Spider Bite: A Case Report and Review, A. Alario, G. Price, R. Stahl, and P. Bancroft, Pediatrics 79:4, 618-621, 1987.

“Longitudinal Trapezius Fasciocutaneous Flap for the Treatment of Mentosternal Burn Scar Contractures”, J. Isenberg and G. Price, Burns, 22:1, 76-79, 1996.

“Frequent Clones of p53 – Mutated Keratinocytes in Normal Human Skin”, A.S. Jonason, S. Kunala, G. Price, R.S. Restifo, J. A. Persing, D. J. Leffell, R. E. Tarone, D. E. Brash, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, U.S.A. 93 (24): 14025-9.

Videotape

“Immediate Free Radial Forearm Flap Reconstruction of the Esophagus Following Laryngopharyngoesophagectomy”, Z. Chicarilli, and G. Price. Presented at the Annual Meeting Of The Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1986, and at the Annual Meeting of The American Society of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgeons, 1986. Also entered into the Video Library of The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.

Scientific Presentations

  • The Robert H. Ivy Society, 1978.
  • The Plastic Surgery Research Council, 1978.
  • The American College of Surgeons, 1978.
  • The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1978.
  • The Society of University Surgeons, 1979.
  • The Connecticut Society of Board Surgeons, 1984.
  • The New York Academy of Medicine, 1985.
  • The Plastic Surgery Research Council, 1985.
  • The Connecticut Society of Board Surgeons, 1988.
  • International Forum on Volunteer Overseas Surgery, 1990.
  • International Symposium on Plastic Surgery, Florence, Italy, 1994.
  • New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1994.
  • The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1997.
  • New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1999.
  • New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2002
  • New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2003
  • New England Society of Plastic Surgeons 2009

Medical Licensure

Connecticut

Board Certification

  • The National Board of Medical Examiners
  • The American Board of Surgery
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Societies

  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • The Connecticut Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
  • The American Medical Association
  • The Connecticut State Medical Society
  • The Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • The New Haven County Medical Association

Current Status

  • Practicing Plastic Surgeon, Guilford, Connecticut
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, The Yale University School of Medicine
  • President, The Connecticut Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
    2007-2009
  • President, The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
    2009-2010
  • Past President, The Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Physicians Foundation
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, H.A.V.E.N

Hospital Affiliations

Attending Surgeon, The Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Lectures

“Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, The Yale University School of Medicine.

“Reconstruction of Sternal Wounds” presented at Surgical Grand Rounds, The Hospital of Saint Raphael

“Volunteer Overseas Surgery” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, The Yale University School of Medicine.

“Cleft Lip & Palate, Art, Science, and Politics” presented at Neonatal Grand Rounds, The Yale-New Haven Hospital And The National Police Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

“Management of Soft Tissue Wounds” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, The Yale University School of Medicine.

“Asymptomatic Behcets Syndrome Complicating Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction”, The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons.

“Physician Practice Management”, The American Society of Plastic Surgery.

Panelist: “Re-engineering Your Practice”, the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

“Current Advances in Liposuction” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Yale University School of Medicine

“Facial Ageing” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Yale University School of Medicine

“Care of the Dissatisfied Patient” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Yale University School of Medicine

“Mythology and Plastic Surgery” presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

“A Qualitative and Quantitative Review of 100 Consecutive Endoscopic Brow Lifts” presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

“Endoscopic Brow Lift” presented at Plastic Surgical Grand Rounds, The Yale University School of Medicine, April, and December, 2003

“Clinical Applications of Light Based Therapy” presented at the 2007 meeting of The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

“Lasers in Plastic Surgery, 2009” presented at Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, The Yale University School of Medicine, July, 2009

Additional Leadership Positions

  • Treasurer, The New Haven County Medical Association, 1999-2000
  • President, The New Haven County Medical Society, 2001-2002
  • Treasurer, The Connecticut State Medical Society, 2003
  • Vice President, The Connecticut State Medical Society, 2003-2004
  • Secretary-Treasurer, The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2007
  • Vice President, The New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2008

Legislative Activities

Connecticut State Medical Society Representative to the Governors Commission on the Future of Hospital Health Care in Connecticut

Representative of the Connecticut State Medical Society to the Connecticut State Legislature, Department of Public Health, and Office of Health Care Access regarding In-Office Surgical Facilities (Dr. Price was instrumental in the passage of law requiring accreditation of in-office surgical facilities)

Chief Negotiator, representing The Connecticut State Medical Society in arbitration requested by The Connecticut Department of Health and The Public Health Committee of The Connecticut Legislature regarding “An Act Concerning The Scope of Dental Practice”

Additional Education

Dr. Price received an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management in May, 2008