Matthew G. Stanwix, M.D.

stanwixMatthew G. Stanwix, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Matthew G. Stanwix, MD, FACS comes from an exceptional educational pedigree, including Ivy League education and performed seven years of rigorous Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery training at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital (#1 hospital in the country). He is a leading expert in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body.

Dr. Stanwix has led impressive groundbreaking research (including face transplantation), published over twelve landmark articles in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals, and authored four chapters in various elite plastic surgery textbooks. He is a sought after speaker, haven given over 60 international and national cosmetic presentations and speaking engagements for topics such as cosmetic breast surgery, fat transfer, and facial cosmetic surgery. His exceptional reviews and patient testimonials prove his dedication to patients and unparalleled cosmetic excellence.

Using innovative technology and techniques, as well as a gift for an “artistic eye,” Dr. Stanwix performs all avenues of Cosmetic, Plastic and Facial Plastic Surgery with a special emphasis on Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Face and Neck Lifts, Eyelid & Brow Lifts, Fat Transfer), Breast Surgery (Implants, Fat Transfer, Lifts), Body Contouring (Fat Transfer, Tummy Tucks, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Liposuction). He offers the most advanced techniques, latest minimally invasive approaches, and cutting edge procedures. From endoscopic and “no scar” cosmetic surgery procedures to limited incision body contouring, Dr. Stanwix provides a progressive individualized treatment plan to all his cosmetic patients.

As a philanthropist, Dr. Stanwix gives back by providing high quality pro bono reconstructive care and volunteers on medical mission trips (Vietnam-Changing Childrens’ Lives). He lives with his wife and sons while enjoying his free time performing home renovation, landscaping, weight training, and sports.

Learn more about Dr. Stanwix and see his exceptional results at his personal website.

Educational Background

  • Residency
    • Johns Hopkins University, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Medical School
    • M.D. Dartmouth Medical School
      • William T. Mosenthal Award for Highest Surgical Achievement
      • Graduated with honors (top 5%)
  • Undergraduate
    • University of Notre Dame, B.S. Science
      • Summa Cum Laude
      • Phi Beta Kappa
      • Alpha Epsilon Delta

Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Notre Dame Club of Richmond
  • University of Notre Dame Alumni Association
  • Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association
  • Dartmouth Medical School Alumni Association

Appointments

  • VCU Medical Center – Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital – Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital – Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center – Active Staff, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Honors

  • William T. Mosenthal Award for Highest Surgical Achievement
  • Nominated as Johns Hopkins Hospital Surgical Intern of the Year 2005-2006
  • Baltimore Academy of Surgery: Researcher of the Year 2008
  • Selected as First Administrative Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Resident 2011
  • Selected and an Integral part of the Facial Transplantation Team-University of Maryland/Shock Trauma (Full Facial Transplant March 19-20, 2012)

Philanthropy

  • Medical Mission – Changing Children’s Lives
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Little League Umpire

Publications

  • Eduardo D. Rodriguez, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Hugo St. Hilaire, Oliver P. Simmons, Michael R. Christy, Michael P. Grant, Paul N. Manson. 26 Year Experience Treating Frontal Sinus Fractures: A Novel Algorithm Based on Anatomical Fracture Pattern & Failure of Conventional Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec;122(6):1850-66.
  • Rolf N. Barth, Rachel Bluebond-Langner, Arthur Nam, Matthew G. Stanwix, Steven Shipley, Stephen T. Bartlett and Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Facial Composite Tissue Allografts in Non-Human Primates: I. Technical and Immunosuppressive Requirements for Prolonged Graft Survival. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Feb;123(2):493-501.
  • Eduardo D. Rodriguez, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Hugo St. Hilaire, Oliver P. Simmons, Paul N. Manson. Definitive treatment of persistent frontal sinus infections: elimination of dead space and sinonasal communication. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Mar;123(3):957-67.
  • Banks ND, Hui-Chou HG, Tripathi S, Collins BJ, Matthew G. Stanwix, Nam AJ, Rodriguez ED.
  • An anatomical study of external carotid artery vascular territories in face and midface flaps for transplantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jun;123(6):1677-87.
  • Carolyn Kerrigan, Matthew G. Stanwix. Using Evidence to Minimze the Cost of Trigger Finger Care. J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Jul-Aug;34(6):997-1005.
  • Paul N. Manson, Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Michael J. Yaremchuk, Kailesh Narayan, Cheryl Iglesia, David Roberts, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Frontobasilar Fractures: Anatomic Classification and Clinical Significance. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Dec;124(6):2096-106.
  • Barth RN, Nam AJ, Stanwix MG, Kukuruga D, Drachenberg CI, Bluebond-Langner R, Hui-Chou H, Shipley ST, Bartlett ST, Rodriguez ED. Prolonged survival of composite facial allografts in non-human primates associated with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Transplantation. 2009 Dec 15;88(11):1242-50.
  • Matthew G Stanwix, Eduardo D Rodriguez. Reply: Composite Maxillary Transplantation. Plast Reconstr Surgery. 2010 Jan:125(1):418-419.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Barish H Edil: Bronchogenic Cysts. Arch Surg. 2010 May;145(5):499-500.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J. Nam, Paul N. Manson, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Critical Computed Tomography Diagnostic Criteria for Frontal Sinus Fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Nov;68(11):2714-22.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Arthur J Nam. Ventral Hernia Repair with Current Biological Prostheses: An Experimental Large Animal Model. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Oct 29.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Maura Reinblatt. Tessier #30 Cleft: An unusual presentation. Annals of Plastic Surgery. In press
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Thomas J. Graham. Midcarpal Impaction Syndrome: An unusual cause of wrist pain in the Professional Athlete. J Hand Surg 2010. In press.
  • Keith A Follmar, Derek M Madsen, Matthew G Stanwix, James H Higgins. End to Side Anastomotic Patency in Reconstructive Free Tissue Transfer. Annals of Plastic Surgery. In press.
  • Gerhard S Mundinger; Arthur J Nam;Helen G. Hui-Chou;Matthew G.Stanwix; Cinthia B. Drachenberg, Rolf NBarth;Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Non-Human Primate Model of Fibula Vascularized Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Demonstrates Donor-recipient Bony Union. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Luther Holton, Devinder Singh. Inferior Dart Variation to Limit Complications in Large Volume Breast Reductions. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.
  • Arthur J Nam; Helen G. Hui-Chou; Matthew G.Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: Lessons from a Large Animal Model. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.
  • J. Bryce Olenczak, Matthew G. Stanwix, Gedge D. Rosson. Complex wound closure of partial sacrectomy defect with human acellular dermal matrix and bilateral V to Y gluteal advancement flaps in a pediatric patient. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.
  • Emile D. Brown, Matthew G. Stanwix, Amir D. Dorafshar. Free vascularized fibula for frontal sinus reconstruction after treatment of a congenital deformity. Plast. Recon. Surg. Submitted.

Book Chapters

  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. “Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid Fractures” Essentials of Craniofacial Trauma, Edited by J.R. Marcus. Co-editors: D. Erdmann, E. Rodriguez. Quality Medical Publishing. St. Louis, MO. 2012.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. “Frontal Sinus Fractures.” Current Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Edited by: Serletti, Losee, Taub, and Wu. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. In Press.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix. “Transverse Upper Gracilis (TUG) Flap in Breast Reconstruction.” Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Textbook for Breast Reconstruction. G. Rosson. McGraw-Hill. New York, NY. In Press.
  • Matthew G. Stanwix, Eduardo D. Rodriguez. “Frontal Sinus Fractures.” Multimedia Atlas of Neurosurgery, Edited by Afredo Quinones-Hinojosa ,Elsevier Health, New York, NY. In Press.

Presentations

  • “Composite Tissue Allotransplantation in Non-Human Primates: Technical Feasibility, Histology, and Tolerance Induction,” American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 16, 2008, Beverly Hills, CA.
  • “Composite Tissue Allotransplantation,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, January 23, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • “Composite Tissue Allotransplantation in Non-Human Primates: Prolonged Allograft Survival and Optimal Immunosuppressive Strategies,” Baltimore Academy of Surgery, March 15, 2008, Baltimore, MD.
  • “Frontal-Basilar Injury,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, April 3, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • “Cutting Edge Plastic Surgery Research: Reconstruction, Regeneration, and Transplantation,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, June 12, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • “Composite Tissue Allotransplantation and the Development of Donor Derived Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder,” General Surgery Research Awards, June 19, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • “Definitive Treatment of Persistent Frontal Sinus Infections: Elimination of Dead Space and Sino-Nasal Communication,” General Surgery Research Awards, June 19, 2008, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • “Ballistic Facial trauma” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 2008
  • “Definitive Treatment of Persistent Frontal Sinus Infections: Elimination of Dead Space and Sino-Nasal Communication,” Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 2009
  • “Ballistic facial trauma” Baltimore City Combined Trauma Core Curriculum, Johns Hopkins Hospital January 2009
  • “Hyperpararthyroidism: Three Classifications to Never Forget” Surgical Endocrinology Conference, Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 2009
  • “Frontobasilar Fractures: Anatomic Classification and Clinical Significance.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 2009
  • “Management of Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Periorbital Trauma”, Plastic Surgery Conference, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma and University of Maryland Medical Systems, September 2009
  • “Latissimus, Scapular and Parascapular Flaps: Of Chimeric Multitude in the Upper Extremity”. Continuing Medical Didactics, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, October 27, 2009
  • “Gynecomastia: Have we learned anything over the last two decades?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 17, 2009
  • “Macrochimerism and Allo-Engraftment in Composite Facial Allograft in Non-Human Primates Can Be Achieved Without Ablative or Depletional Therapies.” Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida, January 12, 2010
  • “Vascularized Free Fibula Composite Tissue Allograft (CTA) Survival with Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Non-Human Primates.” Podium Presentation at American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Boca Raton, Florida, January 12, 2010
  • “Ventral Hernia Repair with Current Biological Prostheses: An Experimental Large Animal Model.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 17, 2010
  • “The ROOF and SOOF: Forgotten Entities of Facial Rejuvenation?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, October 17, 2010
  • “Expander-Based Breast Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix: Should it be the Standard of Care?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, January 13, 2011
  • “Non-syndromic Cleft Palate.” Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Systems, February 8, 2011
  • “Pediatric Facial Fractures: A Comprehensive 20 Year Review” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 16, 2011
  • “The 21st Century Facelift: What Should We Do With The SMAS” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 17, 2011
  • “Sacral Pressure Sores” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Maryland Medical Systems, January 7, 2012
  • “Pediatric Mandible Fractures: Lessons Learned from a Level One Trauma Center” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research Grand Rounds, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, June 22, 2012

Poster Presentations

  • “Histological Rejection Does not Correlate with Clinical Rejection or Graft Survival in Primate Composite Facial Allografts,” American Transplant Congress, Toronto, Canada, June 1, 2008.

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