Jeffrey E. Janis, M.D., F.A.C.S. Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Jeffrey E. Janis, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Plastic Surgery and Executive Vice Chairman
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Jeffrey E. Janis, M.D. is full-time faculty as a Professor and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He operates at Ohio State University Medical Center, Ohio State University East, the James Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Gowdy Outpatient Surgery Center.

Subjects: Healthcare, Medicine

Biography

Education
Dr. Janis grew up in Columbus, Ohio and completed his undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he graduated magna cum laude from the Olin School of Business with Honors in Management and Marketing. He was also awarded membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society. He was also the recipient of the William D. Holden Award in Surgery.
He completed his integrated plastic surgery residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas where he was twice awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Accomplishment in Surgical Education as well as the Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Janis joined the faculty in the Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he remained from 2003-2013, appointed to the level of Associate Professor and Program Director for the largest plastic surgery residency training program in the country, and also served as Co-Director of the Wound Healing Fellowship at the same location.

Honors and Involvement
Dr. Janis is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 2004 and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He has served on numerous committees, both as a member and Chair, and currently chairs the ASPS Annual Scientific meeting, the national Curriculum Committee, and is the Board Vice President of Education on the Executive Board of ASPS. He also serves as President of the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons.

Upon being recruited to Ohio State, he recently relinquished his roles as President-Elect of the Dallas County Medical Society, the 2nd largest medical society in the country with 2500 members, President-Elect of the Medical Staff/Medical Executive Committee at Parkland Health and Hospital System, with 1400 physicians, Chairman of the OR Committee, and Secretary/Treasurer of the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Janis was named “Clinician of the Year” in 2004 from the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern, “Teacher of the Year” in 2008 and 2013, and received Special Achievement Awards in 2007 and 2013 for “Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Advances in Plastic Surgery Resident Education”. He was also recognized with the “Distinguished Physician of the Year Award” by Parkland Health and Hospital System in 2009, where he was Chief of Plastic Surgery and Chief of Wound Care since 2006, as well as received an Excellence Award from Parkland in 2011 and most recently an Outstanding Leadership Award in 2013.
He was named as a “Distinguished Teaching Professor” by the University Of Texas Academy Of Health Sciences Education in 2012, and was inducted into the Southwest Academy of Teachers the same year.

He has been named to the U.S. News and World Report “Top Doctors”, and also has received similar recognition by Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, Best Doctors in Dallas, and Who’s Who in America.

He was also part of the team that performed the first full U.S. face transplant at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

To date, he has published over 71 peer-review articles, 54 book chapters, and 3 books, with 3 more pending publication, and has delivered over 500 lectures.

Dr. Janis is currently an active member of:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS)
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS)
American Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons (OVSPS)
Columbus Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
Columbus Medical Association (CMA)

OSU Plastic Surgery Links:
http://plasticsurgery.osu.edu/about-us/ourfaculty/jeffreyjanis/
http://www.osuplasticsurgery.com/doctors/jeffrey-janis-md-columbus-oh/

Other Links:
www.drjeffreyjanis.com
www.drjanis.com

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Interests are in plastic surgery - complex abdominal wall reconstruction (hernia), the surgical treatment of migraine headaches, facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery of the breasts, chest wall reconstruction, body contouring,lower extremity reconstruction,and microsurgery.

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Essentials of Plastic Surgery, 2nd Ed - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wound Healing Part II - Clinical Application


Published: Mar 01, 2014 by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E. and Harrison, B.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wound Healing Part I - Basic Science


Published: Feb 01, 2014 by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E. and Harrison, B.

Current Problems in Surgery

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Monograph


Published: Dec 01, 2013 by Current Problems in Surgery
Authors: Butler C.E., Baumann D.P., Janis J.E., Rosen M.J.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Reply: Anatomy of the supratrochlear nerve: Implications for the Surgical


Published: Nov 01, 2013 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Hatef D.A., Janis J.E.

Complete Title: Reply: anatomy of the supratrochlear nerve: implications for the surgical treatment of migraine headaches

Plastic Reconstruction Surgery

The Role of Chronic and Perioperative Glucose Management in High-Risk Surgical


Published: Oct 01, 2013 by Plastic Reconstruction Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E.

Complete Title: Discussion: The role of chronic and perioperative glucose management in high-risk surgical closures: a case for tighter glycemic control.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Fixing the Match: A Survey of Resident Behaviors


Published: Sep 01, 2013 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Nagarkar, P. and Janis, J.E

Southern Medical Journal

Predictors of Failed Primary Abdominal Closure in the Trauma Patient with an Ope


Published: May 01, 2013 by Southern Medical Journal
Authors: Beale, E., Janis, J.E., Minei, J.P., Elliot, A.C., and Phelan, H.A

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Anatomy of the Supratrochlear Nerve: Implications for the Surgical Treatment


Published: Apr 01, 2013 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E.,Hatef, D.A., Hagan, R., Schaub, T.A., Liu, J., Thakar, H., Bolden, K.M., Heller, J.B., and Kurkjian, T.J

Complete title: Anatomy of the Supratrochlear Nerve: Implications for the Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

The Anatomical Morphology of the Supraorbital Notch: Clincal Relevance to the


Published: Dec 01, 2012 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Hagan, R.R., Janis J.E., and Falluco, M.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Acellular Dermal Matrices in Surgery


Published: Nov 01, 2012 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis J.E. and Nahabedian, M.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Acellular Dermal Matrices in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Systematic Review


Published: Nov 01, 2012 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis J.E., O’Neill, A.C., Ahmad J., Zhong T., Hofer S.O.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Utilization of Progressive Tension Sutures in Components Separation -


Published: Oct 01, 2012 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E.

Complete title: Utilization of Progressive Tension Sutures in Components Separation - Merging Cosmetic Surgery Techniques with Reconstructive Surgery Outcomes.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Resident Selection Protocols in Plastic Surgery:


Published: Aug 02, 2012 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Nguyen, A.T. and Janis, J.E

Complete title: Resident Selection Protocols in Plastic Surgery: A National Survey of Plastic Surgery Independent Program Directors.

The New England Journal of Medicine

Three Patients with Full Facial Transplantation


Published: Feb 01, 2012 by The New England Journal of Medicine
Authors: Pomahac B., Pribaz J, Eriksson E, Bueno EM, Diaz-Siso JR, Rybicki FJ, Annino DJ, Orgill D, Caterson EJ, Caterson SA, Car

Complete list of Authors: Pomahac B., Pribaz J., Eriksson E, Bueno E.M., Diaz-Siso J.R., Rybicki F.J., Annino D.J., Orgill D., Caterson E.J., Caterson S.A., Carty M.J., Chun Y.S., Sampson C.E., Janis J.E., Alam D.S., Saavedra A., Molnar J.A., Edrich T, Marty F.M., Tullius S.G.

Journal of Plastic,  Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Outcomes after abdominal wall reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix:


Published: Dec 01, 2011 by Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Authors: Zhong T., Janis J.E., Ahmad J., Hofer S.O.

Complete Title: Outcomes after abdominal wall reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix: a systematic review.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Occipital Artery Vasculitis not Identified as a Mechanism of Occipital Neuralgia


Published: Oct 01, 2011 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Ducic I, Felder JM 3rd, Janis JE.

Complete Title: Occipital artery vasculitis not identified as a mechanism of occipital neuralgia-related chronic migraine headaches

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Validation of the peripheral trigger point theory of migraine headaches:


Published: Jul 01, 2011 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis J.E., Dhanik A., Howard J.H.

Complete Title: Validation of the peripheral trigger point theory of migraine headaches: single-surgeon experience using botulinum toxin and surgical decompression

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Discussion. Five-year Outcome of Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches


Published: Feb 01, 2011 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis, J.E.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Discussion: Template for Skin Regeneration


Published: Jan 01, 2011 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis J.E., Steinberg J.S.

Plasatic Reconstructive Surgery

The New Reconstructive Ladder: Modifications to the Traditional Model


Published: Jan 01, 2011 by Plasatic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Janis J.E., Kwon R.K., Attinger C.E.

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

Preface to Current Concepts in Wound Healing: Update 2011


Published: Jan 01, 2011 by Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Authors: Attinger C.E., Janis J.E.

Videos

Dr. Jeffrey Janis, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Published: Jan 15, 2014

Dr. Janis is Professor and Executive Vice Chair Chief for Ohio State University Department of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Janis is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with expertise in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. His clinical interests include abdominal wall reconstruction (hernia repair), treatment of migraine headaches with Botox and surgery, facial cosmetic surgery and body contouring.

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Hernias

Published: Jan 15, 2014

More than 250,000 Americans suffer from hernias every year caused by cancer, trauma or infection from prior surgery. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers a multi-disciplinary clinic where plastic surgeons and general surgeons partner to treat patients with abdominal wall complications. Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS describes this patient-centric approach.

Bovine verus Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix for Complex AWR

Published: Dec 13, 2012

In this video, Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, FACS discusses the article "Bovine verus Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix for Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction " by Clemens et al. appearing in the January 2013 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 131, Issue 1. All content is available at https://prsjournal.com

How to Find the Best Plastic Surgeons

Published: Oct 07, 2010

Dr. Janis explains UT Southwestern's vital role in training the next generation of plastic surgeons and how you can identify the best and most knowledgeable plastic surgeons.

Dallas Weins, First Face Transplant Brigham and Women's Hospital

Published: May 10, 2011

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, who led the face transplant team in the 15 hour procedure in March and Dr. Elof Eriksson, chief of Plastic Surgery at BWH. Also in attendance will be Dr. Jeffrey E. Janis, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas. He performed the original life-saving surgery on Dallas in 2008 prior to the full face transplant and will continue to provide care moving forward.