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Rodrigo Contreras Md

Plastic Surgeon
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International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Chile

Rodrigo Contreras Md

Biography

Doctor Rodrigo Contreras Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile With more than 15 years of experience, including two years of training in one of the most prestigious reconstructive surgery clinics in London, England. Higher education Undergraduate 1989 - 1995. Medicine, University of Chile. Postgraduate 1996-1999. General Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1999 - 2002. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. (Certification CONACEM September 2009) 2005 - 2007. Fixed Term Training Appointment as Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery, East of England Multi-Professional Deanery, Cambridge, East and North Hertfordshire Trust, Lister Hospital, England. Internship and further training courses 2011. Instructional Course of Facial Paralysis Reconstruction, Taipei, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan. 2011. Chang Gung Mayo Clinic Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Taipei, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan. 2010. Mayo Clinic / Chang Gung University Medical College SYMPOSIUM IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, Rochester, USA. 2008. Team of Advanced Plastics Core, by Prof. Dr. Vera. Nocchi Cardim, Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery Service Hospital de la Real and Benemérita Portuguese Beneficence Association Sao Paulo, Brazil. 2007. Facial paralysis and head reconstruction course, Manchester, United Kingdom. 2007. Reconstruction in Cabeza y Cuello, Santiago, Chile. 2005 - 2007. Fellowship Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Breast, Head and Neck, Hand, Fissured and Craniofacial, Burns and Microsurgical Reconstruction, Lister Hospital, Eastern Multi-professional Deanery, United kingdom. 2005. Northwick park Microsurgery Workshop, London, United Kingdom. 2003. Sculptural Rejuvenation of the Head and Neck and Facial Features William Little III, MD. Boston, MA, USA. 2001. XIV International Symposium on Dermatologic Surgery. Santiago, Chile. 2001. Plastic Surgery in Trauma. , Hospital del Trabajador, Chile. 2000. World Symposium Burns 2000, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1999. V Dermatological Conference of Clínica Alemana. , Clínica Alemana, Chile. 1997. Trauma Vital Support (ATLS), course for Physicians. Certified by The Chilean Trauma Committee of the American College of Surgeons. Chilean Chapter n. 38, Parish Hospital of San Bernardo, Chile. 1996. Molecular Pathology and Treatment of Digestive Cancer. 15 hours. , Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile. 1993. Frequent Traumatological Problems for the Non-Specialist Physician. Hospital del Salvador, Santiago, Chile. 1990. IX Course on Medical Ethics: "AIDS". Alborada, University Residence, Chile. 1989. VIII Course on Medical Ethics: "The Physician-Patient Relationship". Alborada, University Residence, Chile. Professional Academic Career 2002 - 2008. Category Associate Instructor, Surgery. 2008 - 2012. Category Associate Assistant Professor, Surgery Languages English in advanced level, IELTS certificate Academic (score 7 of 8) Pre and Postgraduate Teaching Activities and Positions 2001 - 2003. Course "Advanced management of cutaneous wounds: Art and technique", Exhibitor "Management of dermo-epidermal grafts", 1 Hour, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2002 - 2004. Class 4th year Medicine, "Wound Management and Burns", Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2002 - 2005. Annual Magistral Class, Head and Neck Chapter, Normal Anatomy Course 1st year Medicine, Anatomy Faculty of Medicine Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. 2002 - 2005. Practical Steps Normal Anatomy, Chapter Head and Neck, 1st year Medicine, Anatomy Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2004. Evaluator OSKI, V Surgery. 2003 - 2004. Course "Advanced Handling of Injuries". Class "Continuous Aspiration Drainage", 2 hrs, Days of Advanced Handling of Wounds for Nurses. Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2005. Tutor Internal 6th and 7th, elective passes of Plastic Surgery, 44 hrs. weekly, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2008 Tutor Residents General Surgery, Elective Passes, 44 hours per week, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2008. Integrated Surgical Clinics MED 502A, 22 hrs. weekly, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Research Projects 2001 - 2002. Effect of vasoactive drugs on the survival of microvascularized collars of Latissimus dorsi Research projects for scholarship recipients 2001. 2010. Rat hind limb transplantation, implementation of a composite tissue transplantation model for the evaluation of dendritic cell vaccines as a tolerance inducer. 2010. Effect of Exogenous Insulin on Neoangiogenesis of Delayed Flaps. National Scientific Publications 1995. Hematological, Serologic and Organ Weight Weights in Adult Sprague-Dowley Rat. Uribe, M; Mariné, L; Catán, F; Contreras, R.Revista Médica de Chile, 123 (10), 1235-42. 1996. A new model of experimental acute pancreatitis in rats. Uribe, M; Contreras, R. Chilean Journal of Surgery, 48 (1). 1997. TRISS Methodology in Closed Trauma. Espinoza, R .; Fonseca, V .; Contreras, R. Chilean Journal of Surgery. 1997. 2005. Reconstruction of Penis. G. Mangelsdorff, B. Dagnino, R. Contreras, P. Vidal. Revista Chilena de Urología 70 (4): 169-174, 2005. 2005. Study of the level of satisfaction associated with breast reduction surgery at the Clinical Hospital of the Catholic University. P. Vidal, B. Dagnino, K. Petersen, R. Prado, R. Contreras, R. Ramírez, M. Mella, T. Godoy. Revista Chilena de Cirugía Plástica 3 (1): 88-91, 2005. 2005 Preliminary result of the Body Contouring Surgery in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. P. Vidal, C. Albornoz, B. Dagnino, M. Sylvester, R. Contreras, R. Ramírez, M. Mella, T. Godoy. Revista Chilena de Cirugía Plástica 3 (1): 92-95, 2005. International Scientific Publications 2008. Chalmers, RL, Mandalia, M., Contreras, R., & Schreuder, F. (2008). Acute trigger wrist and carpal tunnel syndrome due to giant-cell tumor of the flexor sheath. British journal of plastic surgery, 61 (12), 1557-1557. doi: doi: 10.1016 / j.bjps.2008.03.033 2012. Exogenous Insulin Increases Capillary Density in Delayed Pedicled Skin Flaps Leon, F; Contreras, R; Sylvester, M; Bolados, C; González, S; Vidal, P; Standen, M Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: July 2012 - Volume 130 - Issue 1S - p 58 doi: 10.1097 / 01.prs.0000416158.28982.c1 Concurrent Podium Paper Session 7B - Microsurgery / Flap Physiology Publications Chapter Book: 2005 Intensive Care Medicine, Chapter Esublas de decubitus, ISBN 956220247X Administrative Academic Positions 2004 - 2005. Coordinator Polyclinics, Plastic Surgery. 2008. Resident Curriculum Supervisor Plastic Surgery. 2013. Medical Director Clínica Lo Curro Assistance and Teaching Assistants Activities at PUC 1999 - 2008. Polyclinic Plastic Surgery, San Joaquin Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 1999 - 2008. Surgical Pavilion Plastic Surgery, 3-4 days a week full days, 3rd Pavilion Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Clínica Universidad Católica San Carlos de Apoquindo. 2002 - 2005 Clinical Meeting Dermatology, San Joaquin Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2005. Clinical Meeting on Breast Cancer, Our Lady of Hope Cancer Center, Faculty of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. 2003 - 2008. Polyclinic Plastic Surgery, San Joaquin Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 2003 - 2008. Private Consultation Plastic Surgery, Centro Médico Alcántara. 2008. Clinical Meeting Pediatric Vascular Malformations, Faculty of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Participation in Congresses, Round Tables and Postgraduate Courses 1994. Effect of aortic clamping on the rabbit's pith, an experimental comparative study. Contreras, R .; Muñoz, M. XVII National Scientific Congress of medical students. Concepción, Chile. 1995. External Heart Massage vs. Internal Cardiac Massage in an experimental model of cardiorespiratory arrest in dogs induced by Bupivacaine. Loubies, C; Conejero, J; Contreras, R. XVIII National Scientific Congress of medical students. Valdivia, Chile. 1995. Acute pancreatitis. Experimental Research. Loubies, C; Contreras, R; Valdés, P. XVIII National Scientific Congress of medical students. Valdivia, Chile. 1995. Experimental evaluation of aortic clamp in rabbits. Flashing vs. Continuous. Contreras, R .; Valdés, P. X International Scientific Congress FELSOCEM. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1995. Acute pancreatitis. Experimental therapeutic actions_ Contreras, R .; Molina, M .; Loubies, C. 10_ International Scientific Congress FELSOCEM. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1995. Comparative study of external cardiac massage vs. the internal cardiac massage in an experimental model of cardiorespiratory arrest in dogs induced by bupivacaine. Preliminary report. Conejeros, J. A; Contreras, R; Loubies, C. X International Scientific Congress FELSOCEM. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1996. Hemobilia by traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery. Report of two cases. Contreras, R .; Guzmán B., S .; Watkins, G .; Fava, M .; Espinoza, R. LXIX Chilean and International Congress of Surgery. 1998. Roundtable: Early management of digestive anus dehiscence XI Scientific Sessions for Scholars in Surgery. 2001. Bupivacaine in the postoperative analgesia of Mamas in Plastic Surgery. Pesqueira, MT; Vidal, P; Dagnino, J; Contreras, R. VII Chilean Congress of Plastic Surgery. 2002. Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium. 2003. The Aesthetic Meeting 2003, Boston. 2004. The Aesthetic Meeting 2004, Vancouver. 2005. Chilean Congress of Plastic Surgery. 2005. Breast reduction at the Clinical Hospital of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Anatomopathological Findings in 5 years P. Vidal, B. Dagnino, R. Prado, R. Contreras, R. Ramírez, S. Valenzuela, D. Justiniano .. IX Chilean Congress of Plastic Surgery and III Symposium of Plastic Surgeons of the Cordillera of the Andes. Santiago. 2005. Initial experience with assisted ultrasound liposuction (VASER) at the Clinical Hospital of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. P. Vidal, R. Prado, R. Contreras, S. Va lenzuela, B. Dagnino, R. Ramírez, M. Mella, T. Godoy .. IX Chilean Congress of Plastic Surgery and III Symposium of Plastic Surgeons of the Cordillera de The Andes. Santiago, June 2005. 2005. Preliminary result of the Body Contouring Surgery in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Experience in the Clinical Hospital of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile P. Vidal, C. Albornoz, B. Dagnino, M. Sylvester, R. Contreras, S. Valenzuela, R. Prado, MT Pesqueira, J. Urenda, R. Ramírez .. LXXVIII Chilean Congress and International of Surgery. III Conference on Plastic Surgery. Pucón. 2005. Study of the level of satisfaction associated with breast reduction surgery at the Clinical Hospital of the Catholic University. P. Vidal, B. Dagnino, K. Petersen, R. Prado, R. Contreras, S. Valenzuela, R. Ramírez. LXXVIII Chilean Congress and International of Surgery. III Conference on Plastic Surgery. Pucón. 2006. Winter BAPS (British Association of Plastic Surgeons), London, United Kingdom. 2006. Winter BAPS (British Association of Plastic Surgeons), Sheffield, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. 2007. Lipoabdominoplasty: 300 cases performed in three years in the hospital of the Catholic University of Chile G. Mangels dorff, P. Vidal, R. Prado, R. Ramírez, BS Valenzuela and R. Contreras .. XI Congress of Plastic Surgery of Cono Sur and V Uruguayan Congress of Plastic Surgery. Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery (FILACP), Mon-tevideo, Uruguay. 2007. Summer BAPS (British Association of Plastic Surgeons), London, United Kingdom. 2007. Reconstruction in Head and Neck, Chilean Society of Maxillofacial Surgery. 2008. 25th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium. 2008. 11th Annual Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium. 2008. Comparison of Early Outcomes with Two Breast Reduction Techniques: Medial Pedicle Vertical Scar versus Bottom Pedi of Wise Pattern P. Vidal, G. Mangelsdorff, B. Dagnino, R. Prado, R. Ramírez, S. Valenzuela, R. Contreras, M. Pesqueira, M. García Huidobro. Accepted for submission 19th Congress International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Sur gery. Melbourne, Australia. 2008. I Symposium Faces da Face, Craniofacial Surgery, 2010. ISAPS, 20th Congress, San Francisco, USA presentation Work: Gynecomastia Congress assistant. 2010. 10th International Plastic Surgery Course updated in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Participant Round table. 2010. Chilean Congress of Surgery, Chilean Days of Plastic Surgery Secretary of free jobs. 2010. ASRT 2nd Biennial meeting, Chicago, USA. 2010. Mayo Clinic - Chang Gung Memorial Reconstructive Sur-gery Symposium. 2011. Aesthetic Meeting 2011, Boston, USA. 2011. Arterial anastomosis with microsurgical technique in pediatric liver transplantation with live donor; Initial Experience. Authors: María Angélica García-Huidobro, Rodrigo Contreras, Juan Carlos Pattillo, Nicolás Jarufe, Juan Cristóbal Gana, Humberto Soriano, Paulina Dellepiane, and Jorge Martínez. XXI Latin American and Caribbean Congress on Transplantation STALYC. 2011. Initial experience in a pediatric hepatic transplant program in Chile. Authors: Juan Carlos Pattillo, Nicolás Jarufe, Rodrigo Contreras, Juan Cristóbal Gana, Humberto Soriano, Mario Concha, Alejandro González, Andrés Castillo, Juan Andrés Carrasco, Paulina Dellepiane, Jorge Martínez. XXI Latin American and Caribbean Congress on Transplantation STALYC. 2013. Presenter Breast Reconstruction with free TRAM, Course: Breast Reconstruction State of the Art, March 2013 Clínica Las Condes. Awards and / or Distinctions Received 1995 Best Work in the category of Surgery: "Comparative Study of External Cardiac Massaging Vs. internal cardiac massage in a model of cardiorespiratory arrest in dogs, induced by Bupivacaine "X FELSOCEM Scientific Congress; Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1998. Head of Residents of Surgery. 2010. Award for Best Research Project, Division of Surgery. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. PROJECT TITLE: "Transplantation of the posterior extremity of the rat: implementation of a model of composite tissue transplantation for the evaluation of dendritic cell vaccines as a tolerance inducer". RESEARCHER: Dr. Alejandro Ramírez Mendoza, Resident of General Surgery. CO-INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Rodrigo Contreras Darvas, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery. RESEARCH TUTOR: Dr. Mirentxu Iruretagoyena; PhD in immunology. Resident of Clinical Immunology. 2011. Best Research Award, awarded by the Chilean Society of Transplantation. Third Chilean Congress of Tras-plante. TITLE: Induction of tolerance with dendritic cells, in the rat posterior limb transplantation model: preliminary results. AUTHORS: A. Ramírez1, R. Contreras2, J. Cartes1, C. Martínez3, V. Alvarado3, J. Martínez4. M. Iruretagoyena5 INSTITUTION: 1 Resident of General Surgery. 2 Section of Plastic Surgery. 3Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Center for Medical Research. 4Program of Transplants, Department of Digestive Surgery. 5 Department of Rheumatology. Division of Surgery. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Santiago, Chile. Best Poster Award for Plastic Surgery, awarded by the Society of Surgeons of Chile. TITLE: Pre-anesthetic medication with atropine and ipatropium bromide decreases intraoperative mortality of Lewis rats during transplantation of the posterior extremity of the rat. AUTHORS: A. Ramírez1, R. Contreras2, J. Cartes1, J. Martínez3, M. Iruretagoyena4 INSTITUTION: 1 Residents of General Surgery. 2 Department of Plastic Surgery. 3 Department of Digestive Surgery. 4 Department of Rheumatology. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. 2012. Ordered Vitez, Order of Cabaleria Vitézi Rend Scientific Societies 2008. Society of Surgeons of Chile. 2008. Chilean Society of Mastology. 2010. Chilean Society of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 2011. Sir Charles Bell Society for Facial Palsy Reconstruction.  

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