Assistant Instructor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Instructor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine / Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Michael Carstens is a plastic surgeon in Airmont, New York. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.
Chemistry in Colorado State, USA Medical Doctor in Stanford General surgery in Boston University Plastic surgery in University of Pittsburgh, Craniomaxillofacial surgery in University of Pittsburgh Craniofacial surgery in University of Southern California, Research interests Integra ® artificial skin in pediatric reconstruction.
Médico cirujano plástico de Airmont, New York. Se graduó de la escuela de medicina la Universidad de Stanford. Cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia entre las que se encuentra su aporte a pacientes quemados y labio leporino en Nicaragua y Latino América.
Education and training
Stanford, AB, Latin American Studies, 1973
— Phi Beta Kappa
Colorado State, BS, Chemistry, 1976 Stanford, MD, 1981
Boston University, general surgery, 1987
University of Pittsburgh, plastic surgery 1989
University of Pittsburgh, craniomaxillofacial surgery, 1990
University of Southern California, craniofacial surgery 2004
Consultant, WHO, Nicaragua 1990-1991
Children’s Hospital of Northern California, 1992-2004
Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, Saint Louis University, 2004-2010
Levine Children’s Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 2010-2012
Surgical Research Consultant, clinical application of ADSCs APROQUEN Foundation (Asociación Pro Niños Quemados de Nicaragua). Managua, Nicaragua 2012-present
Integra® artificial skin in pediatric reconstruction Craniofacial embryology
— developmental field theory Cleft lip and palate
— developmental field reassignment for cleft lip
— alveolar extension palatoplasty for cleft palate Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rh-BMP2) in craniofacial bone reconstruction
Adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction cells, clinical translation
— osteoarthritis of the knee
— subcutaneous reconstruction for sequelae of burn scars — in-situ revascularization for chronic ischemia in peripheral vascular disease
— treatment of chronic kidney disease from tubulointerstitial fibrosis
Scientific articles on the above topics
Carstens MH. La novela ecuatoriana contemporánea: la generación de 1930. Quito, Ecuador: Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, 1972.
Carstens MH (co-ed) in Werner DB. Where There is No Doctor: A Guide for Workers in Villages Remote from Medical Care. Menlo Park, CA: Hesperian Foundation 1973
Carstens MH. Craniofacial Structure: Evolution, Development, and Clinical Insights. Berlin and New York, Springer-Verlag (in preparation)