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Alexander B. Dagum Reconstructive Surgeon, Professor of Surgery and Orthopaedics, Executive Vice Chair of Surgery, Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Co-Director of Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Center Surgery School of Medicine

Contact Information

T19-030 Health Sciences Center

Stony Brook, 11794

631/444-8210

Biography

Throughout his career, Alexander Dagum has consistently been motivated by important problems in plastic surgery, concentrating on reconstruction for congenital anomalies, major trauma and cancer, cleft lip and palate, and reconstructive hand surgery. He has been active in surgical volunteer work overseas with many organizations in caring for the less fortunate.

Education

  • Fellowship, University of Toronto and Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Ottowa

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
Quantifying Botulinum Toxin Treatment Effect Using DISC Analysis 2011-07-01T00:00:00 2013-05-31T00:00:00 Plastic Surgery Foundation Nonfederal 10000 Closed
Postop Antibiotics for Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2011-07-01T00:00:00 2013-06-30T00:00:00 Plastic Surgery Foundation Nonfederal 10000 Closed
XIAFLEX for the Treatment of Cellulite 2007-08-23T00:00:00 2016-03-18T00:00:00 BioSpecifics Technologies Corporation Nonfederal 35000 Closed
A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Dose Ranging Study of Repeat Doses of AA4500 for the Treatment of Edematous Fibrosclerotic Panniculopathy 2013-10-28T00:00:00 2016-03-17T00:00:00 Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Nonfederal 52342 Closed
Clinical Research Offset Award for Surgery 2012-09-01T00:00:00 2016-08-31T00:00:00 Multiple Sponsors - Nonsponsored Nonsponsored 1 Approved
FIXED PRICE BALANCE ACCOUNT FOR DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY 2005-06-01T00:00:00 2017-12-31T00:00:00 Balance-Multiple Sponsors Nonsponsored 386002.12 Approved

Publications

  1. Author Article Annals of Plastic Surgery Current Practice Among Plastic Surgeons of Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Closed-Suction Drains in Breast Reconstruction 2011 66 5 460 - 465
  2. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Quality of Life after Breast Reduction Surgery 2011 128 105
  3. Author Article Annals of Plastic Surgery The Effect of Acellular Dermal Matrix Use on Complication Rates in Tissue Expander/Implant Breast Reconstruction 2010 1
  4. Author Article Radiology MR Imaging-related Electrical Thermal Injury Complicated by Acute Carpal Tunnel and Compartment Syndrome: Case Report 2010 254 3 846 - 850
  5. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 88C: HOW LONG DO WE NEED POSTOPERATIVE ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS FOR IMMEDIATE BREAST RECONSTRUCTION? 2010 125 64
  6. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 95C: THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CLOSED SUCTION DRAINAGE DURATION AND COMPLICATION RATES IN TISSUE EXPANDER/IMPLANT BREAST RECONSTRUCTION WITH ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS 2010 125 67
  7. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Acellular Dermal Matrix in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction Predicts Increased Infection and Seroma in a Multivariate Regression Model 2010 126 111
  8. Author Article Radiology MR Imagingâ_"related Electrical Thermal Injury Complicated by Acute Carpal Tunnel and Compartment Syndrome: Case Report1 2010 254 3 846
  9. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 29: RISKS AND REWARDS OF ACELLULAR DERMAL MATRIX IN TISSUE EXPANDER/IMPLANT BREAST RECONSTRUCTION 2010 125 27
  10. Author Article Journal of Surgical Research QS373. Outcomes of Lower-Extremity Trauma Reconstruction With Taylor Spatial Frame Fixator and Muscle Flaps 2009 151 2 299
  11. Author Article Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Antibiotic-Impregnated Polymethylmethacrylate Beads and Cement in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Infections of the Frontal Sinus 2009 123 6
  12. Author Article Annals of Emergency Medicine 158: Interobserver Reliability of a Novel Scar Evaluation Scale 2009 54 3
  13. Author Article Annals of Plastic Surgery Two for One 2008 60 5 498 - 501
  14. Author Article New England Journal of Medicine Triglyceride Deposit Cardiomyovasculopathy 2008 359 22 2396 - 2398
  15. Author Article New England Journal of Medicine Current Management of Acute Cutaneous Wounds 2008 359 10 1037 - 1046
  16. Author Article Dermatologic Surgery Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand. 2. Malignant 2007 33 7 771 - 785
  17. Author Article Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Long-term Outcome of Replantation of Proximal-third Amputated Arm 2007 11 4 231 - 235
  18. Author Article Dermatologic Surgery Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand. 1. Benign 2007 33 6 651 - 667
  19. Author Article The Journal of Hand Surgery Recurrent Enchondroma Protuberans: A Case Report 2005 30 6 1318 - 1321
  20. Author Article Hand Surgery [An International Journal Devoted to Hand and Upper Limb Surgery and Related Research; Journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand] 2004 9 2 241