ABBREVIATED CURRICULUM VITAE, STEVE LAVERSON, MD
PERSONAL & CONTACT INFORMATION
477 North El Camino Real, Suite D-304, Encinitas, CA 92024, ph 760-753-6464
2907 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008, ph 760-729-8016
Private practice Plastic Surgeon, North San Diego County, California, USA
President and owner, Feel Beautiful, Inc. Plastic Surgeon Skin Care® (www.plasticsurgeonskincare.com)
Active Staff, Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA
Active Staff, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA
Staff Surgeon, North County Emergency Medical Associates, Inc.
Active Staff at North Coast Surgery Center, Oceanside, CA
Active Staff at Center for Surgery Encinitas, Encinitas, CA
Courtesy Staff, Pomerado Hospital, Poway, CA
Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Boise State University (appointed 2006)
American Board of Plastic Surgery. Certified 11/95, Recertified, 11/2005
American Board of Surgery. Certified 11/92
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984
EDUCATION – Medical School and College
University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD, 8/79-5/83 (M.D., 5/83)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 7/77-5/79
Unites States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 7/75-7/77
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING – Residency, Internship, Fellowships
Plastic Surgery: Long Island (NY) Plastic Surgery Group, 7/91-6/93
General Surgery: Los Angeles County-Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital 7/89-6/91
Medical Center Central Georgia, Macon, GA 7/88-6/89
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 7/87-6/88
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 6/83-6/85
Burn/Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship: LA County-USC Medical Center, 7/85-6/86
Clinical Nutrition/Metabolism: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 7/86-6/87
California G53607 active New York 186487 expired/renewable
Georgia 31278 expired/renewable Illinois 036-075231 expired/renewable
Pennsylvania MD-037381E expired/renewable
2007-2010 Top Doctors Award, Plastic Surgery, Consumers Group of America
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education, 2009, 2006, 2003, 2000
Resident Achievement Award from Surgical Nursing Staff, MLK, Jr. Hospital 1991
Upjohn Surgical Scholastic Achievement Award, 1989
Merck Scholastic Award, University of Maryland Medical School, 1983
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1982
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Merit Scholarship, 1980
Outstanding contribution NIH research student award, 1980
Outstanding contribution FDA research student award, 1979
Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, University of Maryland, 1979
Congressional Appointment to US Naval Academy 1975
Kiwanis Citizenship Award 1975
Midshipman, US Naval Academy, 7/75-7/77, Resigned with Honorable Discharge
Founding Medical Director, Pomerado Hospital Wound Care Center, 1997-2002
Trauma Surgeon at ACS level 2 trauma center, Palomar Hospital, 1993-1997
Jr. Investigator, Neurosurg/Neuropath, Nat’l Institutes of Health, 1980-81 summers
Jr. Investigator, Genetic Toxicology, Food & Drug Admin., summer 1979
Lab Technician, Clinical Bacteriology, VA Med Center, Washington, DC, summer 1978
Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS (peer reviewed)
Laverson S, Azera J. The Retail Plastic Surgery Office: A Ten Year Experience. Abstract accepted for presentation to ASPS/IQUAM Transatlantic Innovations in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Paris, France, April 6, 2009.
Laverson, S. Shaping Abdominoplasty Surface Contour to Simulate Muscular Anatomy. Cosmetic Dermatology, 22:124, 2009.
Laverson S. Improving Abdominoplasty Results: Reconstruction of the Linea Alba Sulcus by Direct Fat Excision. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 26:682, 2006.
Laverson S. Polidocanol for Refractory Seroma. Plast & Recon Surg, 104:1212, 1999.
Laverson S. The Treatment of Lymphedema. Plast & Recon Surg, 104:1207, 1999.
Laverson S. Pressure Sore Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment. Oral Presentation to Family Medicine Update: 1999, San Diego Academy of Family Physicians, Coronado, CA, July 1999.
Laverson S. Letter to the Editor. New England Journal of Medicine, 329:662, 1993.
Laverson S, Evans JT: Failure of systemically or locally administered b-FGF to augment bursting strength of healing rodent wounds. Poster Presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA 1991.
Melikian V, Laverson S, Zawacki BE: Oxygen derived free radical inhibition in the healing of experimental zone of stasis burns. J Trauma, 27:151, 1987. (Presented at American Burn Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 1986).
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Oldfield E, et al: Stromal and nuclear markers for rapid identification of pituitary adenomas at biopsy. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 109:509, 1985.
Laverson S, McKeever PE, Kornblith PL, et al: Diagnosis of glioma on frozen section by immunofluorescence for glial fibrillary acidic protein. Lancet 1:674, 1981.
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Kornblith PL, et al: Immunofluorescent staining of frozen sections for glial fibrillary acidic protein. Acta Neuropath, 58:69, 1982.
McKeever PE, Quindlen EA, Banks MA, Williams U, Kornblith PL, Laverson S, Smith B: Biosynthesized products of cultured neuroglial cells: I. Selective release of proteins by cells from human astrocytomas. Neurology, 31:1445, 1981.
Sheu CW, Roginski HB, Blaschka AM, Laverson S, Ortel CD: Detection of triethylenemelamine induced translocation heterozygotes in CD-1 mice: Fertility and cytological methods. Mutation Research, 97:257, 1982.
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Kornblith PL, et al: Rapid aids for diagnosis of pituitary adenomas at biopsy. Lab Invest, 48:55A, 1983.
McKeever PE, Thomas C, Laverson S, Chronwall BM: Proteins of human gliomas change from in-situ to in-vitro. J Neuropath Exp Neurol, 42:307, 1983.