Curriculum Vitae

BRYSON G. RICHARDS, MD

EDUCATION:

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  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH | Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Fellow, July 2013 – June 2014
  • University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY | Plastic Surgery Residency, June 2008 – June 2013
  •  Weill Cornell Medical College – Cornell University, New York, NY | M.D., May 2008
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT | BA, Major: Economics. Minor: Portuguese. June 2004 

HONORS/AWARDS:

  • Joseph M. Serletti, MD, Resident Research Award, 2013 – For Excellence in Academic Plastic Surgery at URMC
  • Senior Top Gun Award, 2012 – Overall highest score on plastic surgery in-service of plastic surgery residents at URMC.
  • Junior Top Gun Award, 2011 – Highest score on plastic surgery in-service exam at junior level among plastic surgery residents at URMC.
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 2004 – Undergraduate honors society
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, 2004 – International Economics Honors Society
  • Eagle Scout, 1996

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, WF; Zins, JE. Putting it all together: Recommendations for improving pain management in plastic surgical procedures – Surgical facial rejuvenation. Invited review paper from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. Print available October 2014.
  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, WF; Collis, G; Cherla, D; Isakov, R; Zins, JE. The Role of Injectables in Aesthetic Surgery: Financial Implications. Manuscript currently in review by ASJ.
  • Schleicher, WF; Richards, BG; Huettner, F; Ozturk, C; Zuccaro, P; Zins, JE. Skin sterility after application of vapocoolant spray. Manuscript accepted for publication in Journal of Dermatologic Surgery.
  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, W; Collis, G; Cherla, D; Isakov, R; Zins, JE. Abstract 18: The Role of Injectables in Aesthetic Surgery: Financial Implications. Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Apr; 133 (4 suppl): 986. (PMID: 24675311)
  • Jabs D, Richards BG, Richards FD. Quantitative effects of tumescent infiltration and bupivicaine injection in decreasing postoperative pain in submuscular breast augmentation. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Sep-Oct;28(5):528-33. (PMID: 19083575)
  • Nandakumar G, Richards BG, Dakin G. Surgical adhesive increases burst pressure and seals leaks in stapled gastrojejunostomy. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct;6(5):498-501. (PMID: 20176513) 

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, WF; Zins, JE. Improving pain management in surgical facial rejuvenation. Podium Presentation at the Ohio Valley Society for Plastic Surgeons meeting in West Virginia, June 2014.
  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, W; Collis, G; Cherla, D; Isakov, R; Zins, JE. The Role of Injectables in Aesthetic Surgery: Financial Implications. Podium Presentation at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting in San Francisco, CA. April 2014.
  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, W; Collis, G; Cherla, D; Isakov, R; Zins, JE. The Role of Injectables in Aesthetic Surgery: Financial Implications. Podium presentation at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Miami, FL. April 2014
  • Richards, BG; Schleicher, W; Collis, G; Cherla, D; Isakov, R; Zins, JE. The Role of Injectables in Aesthetic Surgery: Financial Implications. (Accepted for Podium Presentation at the Ohio Valley Society for Plastic Surgeons meeting, June 2014.)
  • Richards, BG; Khouri, J;  Mushin, O; Bigler, NJ; Christiano, JG. Pedicled Rectus Abdominus as Flow-Through Conduit for Free Flap Reconstruction of No-Man’s Land Defects of the Lower Middle Back. World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting, Chicago, IL.  July 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Richards, BG; Meskill, DM; Langstein, HN. A critical review of the use of Toradol in Plastic Surgery – Is it safe? American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, New York, NY. April 2013.
  • Khouri, J: Richards, BG; Mushin, O; Christiano, JG. Pedicled Rectus Abdominus as Flow-Through Conduit for Free Flap Reconstruction of No-Man’s Land Defects of the Lower Back. ASPS Senior Residents Conference, Chicago, IL. Dec 2012.
  • Richards, BG; Studwell, S; Girotto, JA. Allegations and Outcomes: A Ten Year Analysis of Surgery Liability Claims. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Oct 2012. (Publication in process – Annals of Plastic Surgery)
  • Richards, BG; Studwell, S; Girotto, JA. Allegations and Outcomes: A ten year analysis of surgery liability claims. Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Amelia Island, FL. October 2011.
  • Richards, BG; Jabs, D. Quantitative effects of tumescent infiltration and bupivicaine injection in decreasing postoperative pain in submuscular breast augmentation. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – The Aesthetic Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 2008. (E-poster)
  • Ducic, I. Richards, BG. Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors. American Association of Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Surgery (AALEPSN) Meeting; Washington, DC. October 2007. Presentor: Dr. Ivan Ducic.
  • Nandakumar, G; Richards, BG; Dakin G. Effect of Bioglue on the integrity of stapled gastrojejunostomy in an ex vivo porcine model. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS); Washington, DC. June 2008. (Poster)

LICENSURE / BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • USMLE Step 1: Passed
  • USMLE Step 2: Passed
  • USMLE Step 3: Passed
  • Nevada State Medical License – 15319
  • Arizona State Medical License – 49178
  • Ohio State Medical License – License Number: 35.121801.
  • Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

OTHER WORK / EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

  • Changing Children’s Lives, Plastic Surgery Volunteer Mission – Mbale Hospital, Mbale, Uganda, February 2012
  • Four year starter, BYU Collegiate Lacrosse Team. National champion finalist 1998, national champion semifinalist 2001, 2002, 2004.
  • Missionary, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1998-2000
  • Disabled Skier Partner – National Ability Center, Park City, Utah, 2003-2004.
  • Youth Lacrosse and Soccer Coach
  • Children’s Advocacy Center Mentor, New York, NY, 2006-2008

PERSONAL:

  • I was raised in Potomac, Maryland, the oldest of 10 children. I have siblings in residency and medical school in various other fields. I met my lovely wife Jen (Bigler), a Las Vegas native, in college and have been married now for over 10 years. We have four children, Daniel (7), James (5), Andrew (3), and a girl, Emily (10 months).
  • I am fluent in Portuguese. Outside of the hospital I enjoy snow skiing, lacrosse, competitive soccer and wakeboarding. We enjoy traveling, seeing new places, and meeting new people.

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