Michael R. DeLong, MD

Michael DeLong, MD

Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Member, JCCC Community





Microsurgery, UCLA Los Angeles, CA, 2022


MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham NC, 2014
BA, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley CA, 2010


Plastic Surgery, UCLA Los Angeles, CA, 2021

Scientific Interests

Dr. DeLong's primary research interests are in cancer reconstruction with a specific focus on breast reconstruction outcomes.

Highlighted Publications

DeLong M, Tandon V, Bertrand A, MacEachern M, Goldberg M, Salibian A, Pusic A, Festekjian J, Wilkins E. Review of Outcomes in Pre-pectoral Breast Reconstruction with and without Surgical Mesh Assistance. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. 2021. 147:305-315. PMID: 33177453

DeLong M, Tandon V, Da Lio A, Deming T, Cederna P. Overview of Host Defense Peptides and Their Applications for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. 2020. 146:91-103. PMID: 32590651.

Bertrand A, DeLong M, Chandawarkar A, Robinson C. The Development & Commercialization of Medical Technologies. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2021. 12:NP2020-2029. PMID: 33438011

DeLong M, Tandon V, Farajzadeh M, Berlin N, MacEachern M, Rudkin G, Da Lio A, Cederna P. Systematic Review of the Impact of Acellular Dermal Matrix on Aesthetics and Patient Satisfaction in Tissue Expander to Implant Breast Reconstructions. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. 2019. 144:967e-974e. PMID: 31764630.

Tandon V, DeLong M, Ballard T, Clemens M, Brandt K, Kenkel J, Cederna P. Evolving Trends in Textured Implant Use for Cosmetic Augmentation in the United States. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. 2018. (142), 6:1456-61. PMID: 30489517.