Education

Fellowship
Microvascular Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
Residency
Plastic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004
Residency
General Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery, 2002
Degree
MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1994

Medical Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2006

Gender

Male

State License

A60251
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Crisera joined the UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as an Assistant Professor in 2005 after completing his plastic surgery residency and microsurgery fellowship at UCLA.

    He specializes in microvascular surgery. His clinical interests focus on breast reconstruction, oncologic reconstruction, lower extremity reconstruction, as well as aesthetic surgery of the breast and facial aesthetic surgery.

    Dr. Crisera was raised in San Francisco. He graduated from Harvard in 1990 with a degree in English and American Literature and Language. He then attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco in 2002.

    As a component of his general surgery residency, he completed a three year research fellowship studying mammalian foregut development and cleft palatogenesis.

    His current research focusses on the vascular biolgy of perforator flaps and pharmacologic conditioning of free flaps to improve outcomes in breast reconstruction

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  • Locations

    UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 465
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    800-825-2752
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Plastic Surgery
    American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2006

    Education

    Fellowship
    Microvascular Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
    Residency
    Plastic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004
    Residency
    General Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery, 2002
    Degree
    MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1994
  • Clinical Interests
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Body Contouring
    • Breast Reconstruction (breast augmentation, breast lifts, breast reduction)
    • Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery (facelift, necklift, browlift, eyelid surgery)
    • Derma Fillers
    • Free Flap Breast Surgery (DIEP Flaps, TRAM, Latissimus)
    • General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Liposuction
    • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
    • Microsurgery
    • Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancer Defects
    • Silicone Problems
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Lesion Ear
    • Skin Lesion Eyelid
    • Skin Lesion Lip
    • Skin Lesion Nose
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Wound Care
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