Dallas Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Solomon Azouz (CV)

Solomon M. Azouz MD MSc FRCS(C)


Plastic Surgery in Dallas, Plano, Irving

Dallas Top Rated plastic surgeon, Dr. Solomon Azouz, is board certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and is board-certified in General Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons Canada (FRCS(C)).

Dr. Solomon Azouz speaks English and Spanish and is a specialist in Gynecomastia, Face, Breast, and Body cosmetic procedures.

Take a look at Dr. Solomon Azouz CV and find out more details of his outstanding training, education, and achievements in plastic surgery.

DR. SOLOMON AZOUZ CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)


One of the Best Plastic Surgeon in Dallas, Texas

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

Dallas Medical Center. Dallas, TX.

Eminent Medical Center. Richardson, TX.

Medical City Dallas. Dallas, TX.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dallas, TX.

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Mayo Clinic Arizona, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Scottsdale, AZ.

Instructor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. May 2018.


EDUCATION

Mayo Clinic Arizona, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Scottsdale, AZ.

Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. July 2018.

Mayo Clinic Chief Resident Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. July 2017 – July 2018

The University of Toronto, Division of General Surgery. Toronto, ON, Canada.

Residency in General Surgery. July 2015.

Toronto East General Hospital Chief Resident General Surgery. March 2014-June 2014.

St. Michael’s Hospital Chief Resident General Surgery. July 2014 – Oct 2014.

Mount Sinai Hospital Chief Resident General Surgery. Nov 2014 – Feb 2015.

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, School of Medicine. San Antonio, TX.

Doctor of Medicine. May 2010

Boston University, College of Engineering. Boston, MA

Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering. September 2006.

Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering. January 2005


HONORS and AWARDS

Walleye Tank Pitch Competition Mayo Clinic Innovation Award. April 2018.

Mayo Clinic Innovator Accelerator Award. December 2017.

Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day Oral Presentation-Clinical Research First Place. May 2017.

Mayo International Health Program Travel Award. June 2017.

Mayo Clinic Innovator Accelerator Award. December 2016.

Stevens Norvell Award Canadian General Surgery Exam 1/590 trainees. May 2015.

University of Toronto General Surgery Graduating Resident Class Valedictorian. June 2015.

University of Toronto Resident Advocacy Award. June 2013.

Marvin Forland, MD Chapter of The Gold Humanism Honor Society. June 2010.

Boston University Graduate Student Scholarship. January 2005.

Boston University Scarlet Key Award. May 2005.

Boston University Resident Assistant Scholarship 2003- 2005.


PUBLICATIONS (Scientific)

Azouz, S.M., Swanson, M.A., Omarkhil, M., Rebecca, A.M.; “A nipple-areola stencil for 3D tattooing: Nipple By Number”. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery pending.

Azouz, S.M., Swanson, M.A,, Boyll, P.S, Castel N.A., Maffi, T.R., Rebecca A.M Breaking Down Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room. Am J Surg. 2018 June PMID: 29958657.

Azouz, S.M., Castel, N.A., Vijayasekaran, A., Rebecca, A.M., Lettieri, S.C. “Lower-Limb Reconstruction With Chimeric Flaps: the Quad Flap” Microsurgery 2018 May: PMID: 29737002. 

Azouz, S.M., Noland, S., Lucas, H., Mahabir, R.C.”The Prevalence and Practice Patterns of Human Acellular Nerve Allograft use: a Survey of Hand Surgeons” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open PMID 2018 Aug:6:8 p e1803 PMID: 30254826.

Connolly K.A., Azouz S.M.,Smith, A.A., “Feedback in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Education.” Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2015 Nov:2261-263. PMID: 26501976.

Angarita F.A., Dueck A.D., Azouz S.M. “Postoperative electrolyte management: Current practice patterns of surgeons and residents” Surgery. 2015 Jul;158(1):289-99. PMID: 25869650.

Reichman T.W., Sandroussi C, Azouz S.M., Adcock L, Cattral M.S., McGilvray I.D., Greig P.D., Ghanekar A, Selzner M, Levy G, Grant DR.; Living donor hepatectomy: the importance of the residual liver volume” Liver Transplantation. 2011 Dec;17(12):1404-11. PMID:  21850688.

Azouz S.M., Diamond I.R., Fecteau A.; “Graft type in pediatric liver transplantation. Current Opinion Organ Transplantation 2011 Oct;16(5):494-8. PMID:  21836516, 

Azouz S.M., Walpole J, Amirifeli S, Taylor K.N, Grinstaff M.W., Colson Y.L.; “Prevention of local tumor growth with paclitaxel-loaded microspheres” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovasc Surgery 2008;135:1014-1021 PMID: 18455578.

Azouz S.M., “Local Incorporation of Anti-neoplastic Agents Into Surgical Resection Margins” Boston University College of Engineering: Master of Science Thesis, June 2006 Boston, MA.

Acknowledged in: Colson Y.L., Xu H, Huang Y; Ildstad S.T.; “Mixed xenogeneic chimerism induces donor-specific humoral and cellular immune tolerance for cardiac xenografts”. J Immunology 2004; 173:5827-5834.


PUBLICATIONS (Education)

Mcclure, K., Azouz S.M., Chriastiansen, M.E., Kumar, M.D., Helmers, R.A., Bendok, M.D., O’Caroll, C.B.; Mahabir R.C., case report: “Acute Stroke in a Patient with a Recent Abdominoplasty” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Aesthetic April 2017.

Azouz S.M., Kovacs A.J., Mahabir R.C., Literature review of “Abdominoplasty: Risk Factors, Complications Rates, and Safety of Combined Procedures” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Aesthetic March 2017.

Castel N.A., Azouz S.M.,Casey, W.J., Literature review of “Detection of Perforators Using Smartphone Thermal Imaging” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Reconstructive/Micro and Research & Technology March 2017.

Kerwin B.K., Azouz S.M., Roberts C.C, Rebecca A.M., case report: Single Stage Reconstruction of a Forequarter Amputation Plastic Surgery Education Network, Reconstructive/Micro February 2017.

Azouz S.M.,Olla D.R., Noland, S, Literature review of “Comparison of Treatment Outcome After Collagenase and Needle Fasciotomy for Dupuytren Contracture: A Randomized, Single-Blinded, Clinical Trial With a 1-Year Follow-Up” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Hand/Peripheral Nerve and Reconstructive/Micro February 2017.

Mahabir R.C., Azouz S.M., Castel N.A., Literature review of “Is there a safe lipoaspirate volume? A risk assessment model of liposuction volume as a function of body mass index” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Aesthetic and Patient Safety January 2016.

Azouz S.M., Howarth A.L., Mahabir R.C., Literature review of “Effects of nitroglycerin ointment on mastectomy flap necrosis in immediate breast reconstruction: a randomized controlled trial.” Plastic Surgery Education Network, Breast Section and Microsurgery Section September 2015.

Azouz S.M. Letter to a third-year medical student.  In Letters to a Third Year Student from the Class of 2010, 7th Volume (Special Publication).  San Antonio, TX:  The UT School of Medicine at San Antonio, Office of Academic Enhancement. 2009;7:21-23.

Azouz S.M. “Morality vs. Mortality: The Case of Germline Genetic Engineering” Holt Bioethics Essay; UTHSCSA: The Center for Medical Humanities And Ethics, 2007;1-4.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Azouz S.M., Biswas A., Smith A.A., “Preliminary soft tissue distraction with the Digit WidgetTM in the management of advanced Dupuytren contracture at the proximal interphalangeal joint” Dupuytren Disease and Related Diseases – The Cutting Edge In press.


MEETINGS (Oral Presentation)

Azouz, S.M., Pallagi, P.J., Rebecca, A.M “Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room”, Clean Med. May 2018. San Diego, CA.

Azouz, S.M Rebecca, A.M.; “Nipple By Number”, Walleye tank pitch competition University of Minnesota. April 2018 Minneapolis, MN.

Azouz, S.M., Swanson, M., Rebecca, A.M.; “Fancy Footwork: Structural Fat Grafting of the foot”, Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. April 2018. Phoenix, AZ.

Azouz, S.M., Swanson, M., Rebecca, A.M.; “Structural Fat Grafting of the foot”. Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. March 2018. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz S.M. “Becoming a Plastic Surgeon”.  The University of Arizona at Phoenix. March 2018. 

Noland, S., Lucas, H., Azouz, S.M., Mahabir, R.C. “The Prevalence and Practice Patterns of Human Acellular Nerve Allograft Use in Digital Nerve Gaps: a Survey of Hand Surgeons”. American Society of Peripheral Nerve. January 2018 Phoenix, AZ.

Azouz, S.M., Yoo, A , Teausant, A.M. Velazco, C, Jensen, C., Rebecca, A.M.; “Structural Fat Grafting of the foot”. International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science 15th annual meeting. December 2017 Miami, FL.

Azouz, S.M.,Omarkhil, M., Swanson, M.A., Bryant, L. Rebecca, A.M.; “A nipple areola stencil for 3D tattooing: Nipple By Number”. Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. November 2017. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz S.M.,Yoo A, Bryant L.A., Casey W.J., Rebecca A.M., “Innovations in Lymphadema Surgery” the lymphadema symposium at Beth Israel deaconess medical center Harvard medical center. November 2017. Boston, MA. 

Azouz, S.M.,Omarkhil, M., Bryant, L. Rebecca, A.M.; “A nipple areola stencil for 3D tattooing: Nipple By Number”. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. October 2017. Orlando, Fl.

Azouz, S.M., “Acute stroke in a patient with a recent abdominoplasty” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons Second Annual Society Meeting, Patient Safety Panel: Recent Lessons Learned. May, 2017 Phoenix, AZ. 

Azouz, S.M., Boyll, P.S, Castel N.A., Maffi, T.R., Rebecca A.M Breaking Down Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room. Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. May, 2017. Phoenix, AZ. 

Azouz S.M., Kerwin B.K., Roberts C.C, Rebecca A.M., “Single Stage Reconstruction of a Forequarter Amputation” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. April 2017. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz, S.M., Boyll, P.S, Castel N.A., Maffi, T.R., Rebecca A.M “Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room: A Survey of Operating Room Staff” Southwest Surgical Clinical Congress. April, 2017. Maui, HI.

Azouz, S.M.; Jensen, C.; Castel N.A.; Rebecca, A.M.; Structural Fat Grafting of the Forehead in Head and Neck Oncology, American Society of Plastic Surgeons. September 2016.Los Angeles, CA.

Azouz, S.M.; Jensen, C.; Castel N.A.; Rebecca, A.M.; Structural Fat Grafting of the Face in Head and Neck Oncology,” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. September 2016. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz, S.M.; Castel N.A.; Rebecca, A.M.; Lettieri, S.C., “Lower Limb Reconstruction with Chimeric Flaps: Versatility of “The Quad Flap”” Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons 1st Annual Scientific Meeting. March 2016. Tabernash, CO.

Azouz, S.M.; Castel N.A.; Rebecca, A.M.; Lettieri, S.C., “Lower Limb Reconstruction with Chimeric Flaps: Versatility of “The Quad Flap” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. February 2015. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz S.M.; Rebecca, A.M.; Casey, W.J., “Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Primary Lymphedema: Case Presentation” Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. September 2015. Scottsdale, AZ.

Azouz S.M. Student Clinician Ceremony.  Selected Speaker. The UT School of Medicine at San Antonio, Office of Academic Enhancement. July 2, 2009. 

Azouz S.M.; Colson Y.L., “Prevention Of Local Tumor Growth With Paclitaxel Loaded Microspheres” American Association for Thoracic Surgery: 86th Annual Meeting. May 2006. Philadelphia, PA.


MEETINGS (Poster Presentation)

Rebecca, A.M, Bryant, L., Day, R., Azouz, S.M., Casey, W., Chapital, A., Minimally invasive omental harvest with laparoscopic and robotic techniques for reconstruction and lymphedema, 26th international European Association for Endoscopic Surgery congress. May 2018. London, UK.

Noland, S.S., Azouz S.M., Lucas, H.D, Mahabir, R.C., “the prevalence and practice patterns of anterior interosseous nerve to ulnar motor nerve transfer use: a survey of hand surgeons” American Society for Peripheral Nerve annual meeting. January 2018, Phoenix AZ.

Azouz, S.M., Boyll, P.S, Castel N.A., Maffi, T.R., Rebecca A.M “Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room: A Survey of Operating Room Staff” Mayo Clinic Quality Conference Health Equity – The Next Frontier. March, 2017. Rochester, MN.

Velazco, C.S., Azouz, S.M., Bryant, L.A., Peng, K.X., Teausant, A.M, Rebecca, A.M. “Plantar lipofilling following traumatic injury”. Mitigating Challenges Posed by War Related Extremity Trauma and Limb Loss Section, Military Health System Research Symposium. August, 2016. Kissimmee, Florida.

Azouz, S.M.; Castel N.A.; Aime V., Rebecca A.M;.“Barriers to Recycling in the Operating Room: A Survey of Operating Room Staff” Mayo Clinic Academic Excellence Day. April 2016. Phoenix, AZ.

Angarita F.; Azouz S.M.; Dueck A., “Post-operative electrolyte management: a survey of surgeons at the University of Toronto” University of Toronto: Annual Assembly of General Surgeons. May 2014. Toronto, ON.

Azouz S.M.; Lawless B., “A real time information system to inform policy development in Critical Care” Abstract submitted to American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting. April 2014. San Diego, CA.

Azouz S.M.; Lawless B., “A real time information system to inform policy development in Critical Care” University of Toronto: Annual Assembly of General Surgeons. May 2013.Toronto, ON.

Azouz S.M.; Walpole J.; Liu R., Colson Y.L., “Apoptosis induction in Lung Cancer with Paclitaxel loaded PLGA Microspheres” The UT School of Medicine at San Antonio: Medical Student Research Day. September 2007. San Antonio, TX.

Azouz, S.M.; Lucier, S.; Colson, Y. L., “Incorporating Anti-Neoplastic Agents Into Surgical Resection Margins CIMIT: Mission on Technologies to Improve Health Care. October 2005. Boston, MA

Azouz S.M.; Schwartz I.; Heymach J. Colson Y.L., “Local Incorporation of Anti-Neoplastic Agents into Surgical Resection Margins Using a Minimally Invasive Delivery System” CIMIT: “Conquering Cancer by bridging the gap between diagnosis and therapy”. October 2004. Boston, MA


PATENTS

Colson Y.L., Azouz S.M., Grinstaff, M.W., Wolinsky, J., Griset, A. “Films And Particles” U.S. Patent 2008/0075718 A1, Issued March 2, 2010.

Azouz S.M., Rebecca, A.M. “Nipple Areola Complex Stencil” U.S,/International Patent 2017/43849 Filed July 26, 2017.

Azouz S.M., Rebecca, A.M. “Optimizing a nipple areola stencil” Patent in preparation.


GRANTS

Azouz, S.M, Rebecca A.M;.“Nipple By Number” Mayo department of surgery innovation accelerator program 2015-2016 Total Direct Cost: $100,000.


QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS

Mount Sinai Hospital. Toronto, ON. Supervisor: Erin Kennedy M.D.

Automated Surgical Rounding Tool: Designed an automated list of current patient identifiers, vital signs, labs and diet orders for admitted surgical patients.

Toronto East General Hospital. Toronto, ON. Supervisor: Paul Bernick M.D.  

Automated Surgical Rounding Tool: Designed an automated list of current patient identifiers, vital signs, labs and IV orders for admitted surgical patients.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Toronto, ON. Supervisor: Darlene Fenech M.D. 

General Surgery Standard Order Sets: Developed standard admission and post operative orders sets for General Surgery patients.

Electrolyte Replacement Standard Order Sets: Developed standard electrolyte replacement orders for General Surgery patients.

North York General Hospital. Toronto, ON, Supervisor: Peter Stotland M.D.

Automated Surgical Rounding and Signover Tool. Designed an automated list of current patient identifiers, vital signs, labs, and IV orders for admitted surgical patients as well as fields for manual insertion of patient data.


MEMBERSHIPS

Mayo Clinic Green Committee 2016-present.

Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) 2015-present.

American College of Surgeons, Resident Member 2010-present.

Canadian Association of General Surgeons 2010-present.

American Medical Association 2010-present.

Canadian Resident Matching Service Committee, General Surgery 2010-2015.


TEACHING

Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Boston, MA.

Colson Lab, Thoracic Surgery Department, (1/2005-7/2006).

Graduate Student Research Mentor.

Supervised three undergraduates completing a research thesis.  

St. Michael’s Hospital. Toronto, ON.

Division of General Surgery (08/2012).

Day of The Doctor Preceptor.

Preceptor to first-year medical student first ward experience.

St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto, ON.

Division of General Surgery (08/2012).

Resident Block Leader Breast and Melanoma.

St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto, ON.

Ahmed Research Group, Division of General Surgery (04/2013-present).

Resident Research Mentor.

Supervised medical student research.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Reviewer: Annals of Medicine and Surgery.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA.  

Colson Lab, Thoracic Surgery Department.

Medical Student Researcher (5/2007-7/2007)

Graduate Student Researcher (1/2005-7/2006)  

Senior Thesis (1/2004-12/2004)

Designed paclitaxel-loaded PLGA microspheres for use as anti-neoplastic agents.

UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dallas, TX.

Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, Euhus Lab.

Research Student (5/2002-9/2002)

Developed protocol for early cancer detection by gel electrophoresis using the comet assay.


CERTIFICATIONS

ASPS Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons

ABPS American Board Certified in Plastic Surgery (USA)

FRCS(C) General Surgery Board Certified (Canada).

ATLS (Advanced Trauma and Life Support).

ACLS/PALS/BLS (Advanced Cardiac/Pediatric/Basic Life Support).

FLS (Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery).

ATOM (Advanced Trauma Operative Management).