BiographyDr. C. Scott Hultman currently serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery and as Residency Program Director, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a Professor of Surgery and is the holder of the Ethel and James Valone Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery. Furthermore, Dr. Hultman is the Associate Director of the NC Jaycee Burn Center and is the Founder and Executive Director of the UNC Burn Reconstruction and Aesthetic Center. After graduating from Brown University with a concentration in Psychology, he obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He subsequently completed full training in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at UNC, followed by plastic surgery at Emory University, and he remains board-certified in all three disciplines of surgery.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Clinical: Acute burn care, surgical critical care, burn reconstruction, laser surgery, hand surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, plastic surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction
Research: Tissue engineering, infection and immune function after burn injury, remodeling of the burn scar, spiritual and psychosocial outcomes of burn patients, access to care, improving throughput, lean operations, surgical education
Road biking, surfing, skiing, mountaineering;
Rock and roll: post-punk, shoe gazer (look it up), all things Beatles/Brian Wilson/U2;
Mission work: Appalachia, Russia, China, Nicaragua, Malawi
Published: Sep 01, 2014 by Annals of Surgery
Authors: Hultman CS, Friedstat JS, Edkins RE, Cairns BA, Meyer AA.
Full Title: Laser Resurfacing and Remodeling of Hypertrophic Burn Scars: The Results of a Large, Prospective, Before-After Cohort Study, With Long-term Follow-up; Presented at the Presented at the 134th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Surgical Association, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2014; Discussants: David Herndon, MD, and Basil Pruitt, MD