Case Western Reserve University
Chairman: Bahman Guyuron, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Plastic Surgery Fellow
Chairman: James Zins, MD, FACS
Baylor College of Medicine
Hand & Microvascular Fellowship
Director: David T. Netscher, MD, FACS
University of Louisville
Research Fellow, Department of Surgery
Director: John H. Barker, MD, PhD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
Categorical General Surgery Resident
Chairman: Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, FACS
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, Missouri
Ohio State Medical License
Georgia State Medical License
Kentucky State Medical License
Texas State Medical License (inactive)
Iowa State Medical License (inactive)
Member Surgeon of American Board of Plastic Surgery 2010
Fellow of the American Board of Surgery 2000
Kentucky State Medical Board 2000
National Board of Medical Examiners 1996
Caritas Medical Center
Baptist East Hospital
Floyd Memorial Hospital
Clark Memorial Hosptial
Facial fat grafting for volume expansion
Facelift beveled temporal hairline incision
Composite tissue transplantation
Myocutaneous functional reconstructive flaps
Member Surgeon American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2010
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 2000
American Medical Association
Kentucky Medical Association
Jefferson County Medical Society
Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Majzoub, R., Ildstad, S. Effect of mixed allogeneic chimerism on composite tissue transplantation. American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Fellowship Grant (Participant). October 1999.
Gorantla V, Prabhune K, Majzoub R, Maldonado C, Breidenbach W, Ildstad S, Barker JH. Induction of Tolerance to Composite Tissue Allografts through Mixed Allogeneic Chimerism. NIH Grant: October, 1999.
Ustuner ET, Majzoub RK, Ren X, Edelstein J, Maldonado C, Perez-Abadia G, Breidenbach W, Barker JH. Swine Composite Tissue Allotransplant Model For Pre-Clinical Hand Transplant Studies. Microsurgery. 20(8):400-6, 2000.
Majzoub RK, MD, Cunningham MR, PhD, Banis JC, Jr. MD. Assessing Patients Risk Acceptance in Composite Tissue Transplantation. GRANT, Jewish Hospital; Louisville, Kentucky. Jan 2000, June 2000.
Majzoub RK, Cunningham MR, Banis JC, Barker JH, Stadelmann WK. Assessing Patients Risk Acceptance in Composite Tissue Transplantation. Plastic Surgery Education and Research Foundation Grant. December 2000.
Gorantla V, Perez-Abadia G, Prabhune K, Orhun H, Kakoulidis TP, Majzoub R, Maldonado C, Anderson G, Ogden L, Breidenbach WC, Ildstad ST, and Barker JH. Composite tissue allografts (CTA): tolerance induction without graft-versus-host disease (GvHD). Surgical Forum. 51: 578, 2000.
Stadelmann WK, Bardoel JWJM, Perez-Abadia GA, Majzoub RK, Maldonado C,Tobin GR, Kon M, Barker JH. Dynamic Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap for Intestinal Stomal Continence: A Systematic Approach. Microsurgery. 21(6): 248-55, 2001.
Gorantla VS, Perez-Abadia G, Ren X, Majzoub RK, Prabhune KA, Francois CG, Vossen M, Brouha PC, Maldonado C, Pidwell DJ, Breidenbach WC, Granger DK, Barker JH. A clinically feasible protocol to induce tolerance to limb allografts using mixed allogeneic chimerism. (ABSTRACT) Abstract #781, Am. J. Transplant. 1(1):321, 2001.
Majzoub RK, Bardoel JWJM, Maldonado C, Ackerman D, Kon M, Barker JH, Stadelmann WK. Analysis of Chronic Morphologic Changes of Small Bowel in Electrically Stimulated Canine Island Flap Rectus Abdominis Muscle Stomal Sphincters. Diseases Colon & Rectum. 4(11):1630-9, 2001.
Majzoub RK, Bardoel JWJM, Maldonado C, Barker JH, Stadelmann, WK. Analysis of Fiber Type Transformation and Histology in Chronic Electrically Stimulated Canine Rectus Abdominis Muscle Island Stomal Sphincters. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 111:189-198, 2003.
Gorantla VS, Perez-Abadia G, Ren X, Majzoub R, Prabhune K, Francois C, Maldonado C, Pidwell D, Breidenbach W, Ildstad S, Barker JH. Composite Tissue Allotransplantation in Chimeric Hosts. Part I. Prevention of Graft Versus Host Disease. Transplantation, 75(7):922-32, 2003.
Netscher, D., Staines, K., Majzoub, RK., Thornby, J. Functional Outcome in Young Children after Pollicization for Thumb Aplasia. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 73 Supplement 2:A207-A208, July 2003.
Mike Cunningham, PhD, Ramsey Majzoub, MD, Pascal Brouha, MD, Luis A. Laurentin-Perez, MD, Deepak Naidu, MD, Claudio Maldonado, PhD, Joseph C. Banis, MD, Federico Grossi, MD, Johannes M. Frank, MD, John H. Barker, MD, PhD. Risk Acceptance in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Reconstructive Procedures- Instrument Design and Validation. European Journal of Trauma. 30:12, 2004.
Staines KG, Netscher D, Majzoub RK, Thornby J. Use of the Functional Dexterity Test for outcomes with thumb aplasia. J. Hand Ther. 17(1):82-3, 2004.
Vossen, M., Edelstein, J., Majzoub, RK., Maldonado, C., Ray, M., Perez-Abadia, GA., Voor, MJ., Orhun, H., Tecimer, T., Francois, C., Kon M., Barker, JH. Bone Quality and Healing in a Swine Vascularized Bone Allotransplantation Model Using Cyclosporin-Based Immunosuppression Therapy. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 115: 529, 2005.
Goldie Staines, K., Majzoub R.K., Thornby, J., Netscher, D.T. Functional Outcome for Children with Thumb Aplasia Undergoing Pollicization. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 116: 1314, 2005.
Vossen, M., Majzoub, RK., Edelstein, J., Perez-Abadia, G., Voor, M., Maldonado, C., Tecimer, T., Jevans, AW., Zdichavsky, M., Frank, JM., Francois, C., Kon, M., Barker, JH. Bone quality in swine composite tissue allografts: effects of combination immunotherapy. Transplantation. 80(4):487-93, 2005 Aug 27.
Stadelmann, WK, Majzoub, RK, Bardoel, JWJM, Maldonado, C, Barker, JH. Electrically Stimulated Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap to Achieve Enterostomal Continence: Development of a Functional Canine Model. Plastic. Reconst. Surg. (Accepted Plastic. Reconst. Surg., Sept 2005, Revised Oct 2005).
Mowlavi, A., Majzoub, R. K., Cooney, D. D., Wilhelmi, B. J., Guyuron, B. Follicular Anatomy of the Anterior Temporal Hair Line and Implications for Rhytidectomy. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. (Accepted Plastic. Reconst. Surg., Oct 2005).
Brouha P, Naidu D, Cunningham M, Furr A, Majzoub R, Grossi FV, Francois CG, Maldonado C, Banis JC, Martinez S, Perez-Abadia G, Wiggins O, Kon M, Barker JH. Risk Acceptance in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Procedures. Microsurgery 2006;26(3):144-9.
Guyuron, B., Majzoub, RK. Facial Augmentation with Core Fat Graft, A Preliminary Study. (Accepted Plastic. Reconst. Surg., Feb 2006).
Majzoub, R.K., Cunningham, M., Grossi, F., Banis, J., Maldonado, C., Barker, J.H. Investigation of Risk Acceptance in Hand Transplantation. Journal of Hand Surgery, [Am]. 2006 Feb;31(2):295-302.
Barker, J. H., Furr, A., Cunningham, M., Grossi, F., Vasilic, D., Storey, B., Wiggins, O., Majzoub, R. K., Vossen, M., Brouha, P., Maldonado, C., Reynolds, C., Francois, C., Perez-Abadia, G., Frank, J., Kon, M., Banis, J.C. Jr. Investigation of Risk Acceptance in Facial Transplantation. Plast. Recon. Surg. 118:663, 2006.
Gorantla V, Perez-Abadia G, Prabhune K, Orhun H, Kakoulidis T, Majzoub R, Maldonado C, Breidenbach W, Ildstad S, Barker JH. Composite Tissue Allograft (CTA) Tolerance Induction without Graft vs Host Disease (GvHD). Presented at the 85th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. Chicago, IL. October 22-27, 2000.
Bardoel JWJM, Stadelmann WK, Perez-Abadia GA, Majzoub RK, Maldonado C, Barker JH, Kon M. Trained Dynamic Rectus Abdominis Muscle Sphincter Provides Long-term Stomal Continence in a Canine Model. Presented at ECSAPS, Paris, 2000.
Majzoub RK, Bardoel JWJM, Stadelmann WK, Perez-Abadia GA, Palanca LG, Stremel RW, Maldonado C, Tobin GR, Kon M, Barker JH. Training Regimen for a Rectus Abdominis Muscle Stomal Sphincter to become Fatigue Resistant. Presented at Research Louisville; Louisville, KY. November, 2000.
Majzoub RK, Bardoel JWJM, Perez-Abadia GA, Maldonado C, Kon M, Barker JH, Stadelmann WK. Fiber Type Transformation of Rectus Abdominis Muscle Stoma Sphincter in a Chronic Canine Model. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council 45th Annual meeting. Seattle, WA. May 17-20, 2000.
Barker JH, MD, PhD, Prabhune KA, MD, Gorantla V, MD, Perez-Abadia G, MD, Kakoulidis T, MD, Majzoub RK, MD, Orhun H, MD, Maldonado C, PhD, Anderson GL, PhD, Pidwell D, PhD, Breidenbach WC, MD. Same day protocol for mixed allogeneic chimerism induced tolerance to composite tissue allografts. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Annual Meeting, San Diego CA. Jan 13-16, 2001.
Breidenbach WC, Majzoub RK, Brouha P, Vossen M. Elastic Properties of Bone During Early Rejection in Composite Tissue Allografts. Submitted to the 56th Annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Baltimore, MD, Oct 4-6, 2001.
Gorantla VS, Perez-Abadia G, Ren X, Majzoub RK, Prabhune KA, Francois CG, Vossen M, Brouha PC, Maldonado C, Pidwell DJ, Breidenbach WC, Granger DK, Barker JH. A clinically feasible protocol to induce tolerance to limb allografts using mixed allogeneic chimerism. 6th Annual Research, Louisville, Louisville, KY. October 29-November 3, 2001. (Poster)
Gorantla VS, Perez-Abadia G, Ren X, Majzoub R, Prabhune K, Francois C, Vossen M, Brouha P, Maldonado C, Pidwell D, Breidenbach W, Ildstad S, Barker JH. A clinically feasible protocol to induce tolerance to limb allografts using mixed allogeneic chimerism. American Society of Transplantation, Chicago, Il. May 13-16, 2001.
Gorantla VS, Perez-Abadia G, Vossen M, Brouha PCR, Francois CG, Prabhune KA, Orhun H, Majzoub R, Maldonado C, Pidwell D, Breidenbach WC, Anderson GL, Barker JH. Is donor macrochimerism a determinant of tolerance in composite tissue allografts? 46th Annual Plastic Surgery Research Council, Milwaukee, WI., June 9-12, 2001.
Majzoub RK, Bardoel JWJM, Ackermann D, Maldonado C, Kon M, Barker JH, Stadelmann WK. Analysis of chronic morphologic changes of small bowel in electrically stimulated canine island flap rectus abdominis muscle stomal sphincters. 46th Annual Meeting, Plastic Surgery Research Council, Milwaukee, WI, June 9-12, 2001.
Banis, JC, Brouha, PCR, Majzoub, RK, Stadelmann, WK, Cunningham, M, Maldonado, C, Kon, M, Barker JH. How much risk are individuals willing to accept to receive composite tissue allotransplantation reconstructive procedures? Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgery, Seattle, Washington, April 2002.
Netscher D, Majzoub RK, Goldie-Staines, K., Thornby, J. Measurement of thumb dexterity after pollicization for the congenitally deficient thumb. ASAPS Annual meeting, Boston, MA, May 15-21, 2003.
Goldie-Staines, K., Ntecher,D., Majzoub RK., Thornby, J. Use of Functional Dexterity Test for Outcomes with Thumb Aplasia. ASHT 26th Annual Meeting, Hollywood, CA., Oct 9-12, 2003.
Majzoub RK, Diulus LA, Yetman RJ. Staged Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders: Seven-Year Experience. 46th Annual Meeting of The Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery, Indianapolis, Indiana. May 30-June 1, 2003.
Majzoub RK, Sari A, Siemionow M. Anatomic Evaluation of the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Submuscular Membrane in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. 47th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio. May 14-16, 2004.