Bolitho MD

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9834 Genesee Ave Ste 311 La Jolla San Diego, California
Phone: (858) 458-5100

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Douglas Glynn Bolitho

MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC, FCS (SA)

Curriculum Vitae


Education

MBBCh (cum laude)
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

Diploma in Primary Emergency Care (DPEC)

College of Medicine of South Africa

PhD in Surgery

University of Cape Town

Qualification

Board certified in plastic surgery

Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa (Plastic Surgery)

Board certified in plastic surgery

General Medical Council, United Kingdom

Canadian Board certification

Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Canada (Plastic Surgery)

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships and Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Fellow, College of Surgeons of South Africa (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Fellow, South African College of Medicine

Fellow, South African Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member, San Diego Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member, San Diego County Medical Association

Member, South African Society for the Surgery of the Hand

Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Member, California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Full Registration, General Medical Council, United Kingdom

Aesthetic Surgery and Educational Research Foundation (ASERF)

College of Medicine of South Africa

International Federation of Plastic Surgeons

General Medical Council & Royal College of Surgeon’s specialist register in plastic and reconstructive surgery (United Kingdom)

University Appointments

Assistant Professor, Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

San Diego, CA

2000-present

Hospital Privileges

Hospital                                                                                            Start date                                                                                           Status

Scripps Memorial Hospital
La Jolla, CA

July, 2000

Active

Sharp Memorial Hospital
San Diego, CA

July, 2000

Active

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
San Diego, CA

July, 2000

Active

Employment History

Associate Clinical Professor

Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego

San Diego, CA

July 2000 – present

Private practice

La Jolla, CA

July 2000 – present

Assistant Professor

Emory University, Division of Plastic Surgery

Atlanta, GA

Staff Plastic Surgeon

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Atlanta, GA

Plastic Surgery Training

Residency/Fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery

Emory University, Division of Plastic Surgery
Atlanta, GA

Fellow in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Emory University, headed by John Bostwick
Hand Fellowship

Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Hand Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Capetown, South Africa

Surgical training in all aspects of elective and traumatic hand surgery including brachial plexus injuries, rheumatoid hand surgery, replantation and microvascular reconstructive hand surgery.
Resident in Plastic Surgery

Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Residency training in plastic surgery, including complete plastic surgical training in all aspects of the field.

Surgical Training

Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital

Adult and pediatric orthopedic surgical training
MRC Research Fellowship
University of Cape Town, Medical Research Council Liver Unit and Surgical Research Laboratory
Involved both in trauma surgery and as a full-time research fellow in the liver transplantation laboratory
General Surgical Resident

University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital

General surgery, trauma, surgical intensive care and pediatric surgery
Elective Period in General Surgery

Royal Gwent Hospital, United Kingdom

General surgical experience
Resident in Orthopedic and General Surgery
Department of Surgery,
1 Military Hospital, Pretoria
Internship

Johannesburg Hospital, South Africa

Six months internal medicine and six months general surgery

PhD Thesis

Hepatocyte Proliferation and DNA Synthesis After Partial Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Cape Town

June 1993

Textbooks

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Publisher: Lawren Products
2 volumes, 674 pages

An overview of plastic and reconstructive surgery, to aid in the preparation for the final fellowship in Plastic Surgery.

Textbook Chapters

Aesthetic blepharoplasty and ancillary techniques.   P Cajano MD, M Fossarello, Md (Eds). Transconjunctival blepharoplasty. DG Bolitho, GE Jones, F Nahai.   (in press)

 

Hand tumours and reconstruction.   DG Bolitho. Oxford textbook of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Oxford University Press (in press).

 

Tendon transfers in Hand Surgery. DG Bolitho. Emedicine online textbook of Plastic Surgery.

Flexor tendon injuries. DG Bolitho. Emedicine online textbook of Plastic Surgery.

 

Extensor tendon injuries. DG Bolitho. Emedicine online textbook of Plastic Surgery.

 

Compressive neuropathies in the upper extremity. DG Bolitho. Emedicine online textbook of Plastic Surgery.

Congenital hand surgery. DG Bolitho. Emedicine online textbook of Plastic Surgery.

Journals

Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. Quality Medical Publishing. Guest editor of edition entitled “Paediatric hand surgery” (to be published).

Publications

Liver regeneration after hepatic ischemia and reduced liver auto transplantation in the rat. Glynn Bolitho, Gert Engelbrecht, Zoe Lotz, Marilyn Tyler, Heather McLeod, Kaz Jaskiewicz, Rosemary Hickman. Hepatology 1993; 17: 273-279.

Does hepatic ischaemia influence hepatic regeneration in rats? DG Bolitho, GHC Engelbrecht, Zoe Lotz, Marilyn Tyler, Rosemary Hickman, J Terblanche. S Afr J Surg 1991; 29 ; 168.

Integrins and connective tissue matrix proteins may regulate liver regeneration. C Tilbury, K Jaskiewicz, S Robson, M Voigt, DG Bolitho, D Kahn, R Hickman, R Kirsch. S Afr Med J 1992; 81: 113-114.

Hepatocyte proliferation and DNA synthesis after reduced-size liver auto- and allotransplantation in rats. DG Bolitho, GHC Engelbrecht, Zoe Lotz, Marilyn Tyler, Rosemary Hickman, J Terblanche. S Afr J Surg 1992: 30; 137.

Regeneration after in situ flushing of partially hepatectomized rat livers. DG Bolitho, GHC Engelbrecht, Z Lotz, M Tyler, H McLeod, R Hickman. S Afr J Surg 1995: 33; 78-81.

The superficial temporal venous island flap for eyebrow reconstruction. DG Bolitho, DA Hudson. Eur J Plast Surg 1996.

Primary epineural repair of the median nerve in children. DA Hudson, DG Bolitho, K Hodgetts. J Hand Surg (Br) 1997; 22(1); 54-56 .

Primary epineurial repair of the ulnar nerve in children. DG Bolitho, M Boustred, DA Hudson, K Hodgetts. J Hand Surg (Am) 1999: 24(1); 16-20.

Septic arthritis of the small joints of the hand: management and prognosis. AM Boustred, M Singer, DA Hudson, DG Bolitho. Ann Plast Surg 1999: 42(6); 623-629.

Negative-pressure dressings in the treatment of hidradenitis suppuritiva. ET Elwood, DG Bolitho. Ann Plast Surg 2001; 46(1); 49-51.

Breast cancer after augmentation mammaplasty: Treatment by skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction. Grant W Carlson MD, Bridgett Moore MD, James F. Thornton MD, Mark Elliott MD, Glynn Bolitho MD. Plast Recontr Surg 2001:107 (3); 687-692.

Results of immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy. Carlson GW, Losken A, Moore B, Thronton J, Elliot M, Bolitho G, Denson D. Ann Plast Surg 2001: 46(3); 222-228.

Phlegmasia cerulea dolens of the upper extremity. DG Bolitho, E Elwood, Roberts F. Ann Plast Surg 2000; 45(6); 644-646.

Endoscopic harvesting of four muscle flaps: safe and effective techniques. Seify H, Sigurdsen L, Sherif A, Refky M, Bolitho G, Bostwick J, Jones G. Ann Plast Surg (in press).

Conference Presentations

“Does hepatic ischaemia influence hepatic regeneration in rats?” DG Bolitho, GHC Engelbrecht, Zoe Lotz, Marilyn Tyler, Rosemary Hickman, J Terblanche. Surgical Research Society of South Africa, 1991.

“Hepatocyte proliferation and DNA synthesis after reduced-size liver auto- and allotransplantation in rats. DG Bolitho, GHC Engelbrecht, Zoe Lotz, Marilyn Tyler, Rosemary Hickman, J Terblanche. Surgical Research Society of South Africa, 1992.

“Ulnar nerve injury in childhood”. DG Bolitho. South African Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Congress, Sun City, 1994.

“Primary epineurial repair of the median nerve in childhood”. DA Hudson, DG Bolitho, K Hodgetts. British Association of Hand Sugeons, 1995.

“Influence of mandible fracture in childhood on subsequent facial growth”. H Kaplan, DG Bolitho. South African Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Congress, Kruger National Park, 1995.

“Functional results of the D’Abreu pinch transfer. DG Bolitho, LT de Jager, L Strong. Annual meeting of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1996.

“Results of median nerve repair in adults and children”. H Kaplan, D Hudson, M Soldin, DG Bolitho. Annual meeting of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1996

“Radiographic criteria for predicting instability in the rheumatoid wrist” DG Bolitho, R Jaffe. Annual meeting of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1996.

“Hand injuries-red flags” Glynn Bolitho. Annual meeting of the American Association of Physician Assistants held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA.

“Brachial plexus injury in the neonate”. Glynn Bolitho. Biannual meeting of the Jurkiewicz Society held in June, 1999 in Atlanta, GA.

“Postoperative instability in the rheumatoid wrist” Glynn Bolitho. Annual meeting of the Northwestern Society of Plastic Surgery Whistler, British Columbia. January, 2000.

“Results of immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy”. Carlson GW, Losken A, Moore B, Thronton J, Elliot M, Bolitho G, Denson D. Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting Bermuda, 2000.

“Utility of the omentum in the reconstruction of complex wounds and defects: A comparison of pedicled versus free flaps in 125 patients over 25 years. C Scott Hultmann MD, John Culbertson MD, Albert Losken MD, Ajay Kumar MD, Glyn Jones, Grant Carlson MD, Glynn Bolitho MD PhD, Greg Mackay MD, John Bostwick MD, MJ Jurkiewicz MD. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 2000.

Courses and Congresses Attended

1993- present

Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa, 1993

Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa, 1994

International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) Meeting, Sun City, South Africa, 1994

Refresher Course in Hand surgery, South African Society for the Surgery of the Hand: Tendon Transfers, Cape Town, 1995

Annual breast surgery symposium, Hosted by Dr J Bostwick, Emory Clinic, Atlanta, GA, 1995

Tenth anniversary meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Marco Island, FL, 1995

Twenty-fifth anniversary meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery, Marco Island, FL, 1995

Instructional course in miniplate fixation of the hand. Cape Town, 1996

Refresher Course in Hand Surgery, South African Society for the Surgery of the Hand: Digital Balance, Bloemfontein, 1996

South African Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Congress, Johannesburg, 1996

Third Annual International Symposium on Aesthetic Surgery hosted by Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1997

Ultrasound assisted lipoplasty workshop (PSEF), Atlanta, GA, 1997

Endoscopic plastic surgery workshop, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1997

ASPS, PSEF, ASMS Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, CA. October 1997

ASPS, PSEF, ASMS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 1998

Craniofacial surgery symposium. Atlanta, GA, December, 1998

Annual breast surgery symposium. Atlanta, GA, January, 1999

New Horizons in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, La Jolla, CA, January 2000

North Western Society of Plastic Surgeons, Whistler, BC, February 2000

ASPS, PSEF, ASMS, Annual Meeting , Los Angeles, CA, October 2000

New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery, La Jolla, CA, 2001

American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2001

Breast Surgery and Body Contouring, Santa Fe, NM, August 2002

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2003

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vancouver, BC, April 2004

Aesthetic Surgery on the Baltic, July 2007

Dallas Rhinoplasty meeting 2009

Aesthetic meeting, Las Vegas 2009

ACLS, UCSD Medical Center 2010

Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery Symposium, ASPS 2010