, Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


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Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


University of Texas-Southwestern Parkland


University of Texas-Southwestern Parkland

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Plastic Surgery




Dr. Amanda Gosman is a board-certified plastic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital San-Diego, a professor of plastic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and chief of pediatric plastic surgery at UC San Diego.

She is also director of the UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Craniofacial Fellowship and of the Fresh Start Clinic for Craniofacial Anomalies at Rady Children's, where in addition to her busy surgical practice, she volunteers to perform free reconstructive surgery for patients at the Hospital.

Following her plastic surgery training at the University of Texas, Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center, she completed advanced training in craniofacial/ pediatric plastic surgery at UTSW and international plastic surgery with Interplast (now Resurge).

Dr. Gosman's clinical interests are cleft lip and palate surgery, pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, microsurgical facial reanimation, breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Her research focus is on cleft lip and palate, plastic surgery outcomes, telemedicine, and international health.

Dr. Gosman has extensive experience providing healthcare and education to underserved communities around the world. She has successfully utilized telemedicine technology to overcome logistical barriers to international healthcare and education through ConnectMed International, a non-profit organization that she founded in 2010 to provide free reconstructive surgery and education to underserved communities around the world.

Dr. Gosman has authored multiple publications and given lectures internationally on cleft lip and palate surgery, breast surgery, plastic surgery safety and outcomes, international health, and telemedicine. Additionally, she has received many awards for her commitment to improving the healthcare of children and adults in her community and around the world.


Ethical Dilemmas in Global Plastic Surgery: Divergent Perspectives of Local and Visiting Surgeons.
Schoenbrunner AR, McIntyre JK, Nthumba P, Muchemwa FC, Sigler A, Gosman AA

Standardized Letters of Recommendation in Plastic Surgery: The Impact of Gender and Race.
Reghunathan M, Carbullido MK, Blum J, Wong S, Gosman AA

Virtual Surgical Subinternships: Course Objectives and a Proposed Curriculum.
Reghunathan M, Dean RA, Hauch A, Reid CM, Gosman AA, Lance SH

Treatment of Unicoronal Craniosynostosis by Rotational Flap Technique Preserves Blood Supply to the Frontal Bone Flap.
Wong A, Lance SH, Gosman AA

The Plastic Surgery Learning Module: Improving Plastic Surgery Education for Medical Students.
Reghunathan M, Segal RM, Reid CM, Gosman AA

Philanthropy in Plastic Surgery: Best Practices and Measuring Impact.
McIntyre JK, Schoenbrunner AR, Albert RA, Gosman AA

Discussion: Mentorship in Plastic Surgery: A Critical Appraisal of Where We Stand and What We Can Do Better.
Davis GL, Gosman AA

Applicant Preferences for Virtual Interviews: Insights from the 2020-21 Integrated Plastic Surgery Application Cycle.
Hemal K, Sarac BA, Boyd CJ, Runyan CM, Gosman AA, Janis JE

How to Get Consistently Good Results in Cleft Lip Repair.
Kamel GN, Segal RM, Tsai C, Kordahi A, Gosman AA

A Single-Center Retrospective Review of Perioperative Complications and Reoperation Rates Between Open Cranial Vault Remodeling and Distraction Osteogenesis for Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis.
Kamel GN, Wong A, Segal RM, Carbulido MK, Hornacek M, Ewing E, Lance SH, Gosman AA

Prevalence of Workforce Diversity Research Among Surgical Specialties in the United States: How Does Plastic Surgery Compare?
Reghunathan M, Blum J, Gosman AA, Butler PD, Chen W

Career Development in Plastic Surgery.
Carbullido MK, Hornacek M, Reid CM, Gosman A

The Influence of Academic Pedigree on Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident Training Location.
Davis GL, Dean RA, Reid CM, Gosman AA

Diversity and Inclusion: A Review of Effective Initiatives in Surgery.
Hemal K, Reghunathan M, Newsom M, Davis G, Gosman A

Financial Decisions and Reopening a Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey of California Plastic Surgeons.
Crowley JS, Reghunathan M, Kadakia N, Barttelbort S, Gosman A

Orbital Volumetric Analysis in Patients With Unicoronal Craniosynostosis: A Comparison Between Distraction Osteogenesis and Fronto-Orbital Advancement.
McKee RM, Carbullido MK, Ewing E, Kamel GN, Ryan J, Zaldana-Flynn MV, Cronin BJ, Lance SH, Gosman AA

Long-Term Treatment Outcomes of Primary Alveolar Bone Grafts for Alveolar Clefts: A Qualitative Systematic Review.
Carbullido MK, Dean RA, Kamel GN, Davis GL, Hornacek M, Segal RM, Ewing E, Lance SH, Gosman AA

Analysis of Actual Versus Predicated Intracranial Volume Changes for Distraction Osteogenesis Using Virtual Surgical Planning in Patients With Craniosynostosis.
Kamel GN, Carbulido MK, McKee RM, Segal RM, Ewing E, Brandel MG, Lance SH, Gosman AA

Speech and Audiology Outcomes After Single-Stage Versus Early 2-Stage Cleft Palate Repair.
Crowley JS, Friesen TL, Gabriel RA, Hsieh S, Wacenske A, Deal D, Tsai C, Lance S, Gosman AA

The Implementation of an Acute Pain Service for Patients Undergoing Open Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.
Said ET, Drueding RE, Martin EI, Furnish TJ, Meineke MN, Sztain JF, Abramson WB, Swisher MW, Jacobsen GR, Gosman AA, Gabriel RA

A Posterior Rotational Flap Technique Using Distraction Osteogenesis for Unilateral Lambdoid Craniosynostosis.
Kamel GN, McKee RM, Carbulido K, Modi R, Belza C, Ewing E, Segal RM, O'Connor A, Gholami P, Ryan J, Lance SH, Gosman AA

Infection and mortality of healthcare workers worldwide from COVID-19: a systematic review.
Bandyopadhyay S, Baticulon RE, Kadhum M, Alser M, Ojuka DK, Badereddin Y, Kamath A, Parepalli SA, Brown G, Iharchane S, Gandino S, Markovic-Obiago Z, Scott S, Manirambona E, Machhada A, Aggarwal A, Benazaize L, Ibrahim M, Kim D, Tol I, Taylor EH, Knighton A, Bbaale D, Jasim D, Alghoul H, Reddy H, Abuelgasim H, Saini K, Sigler A, Abuelgasim L, Moran-Romero M, Kumarendran M, Jamie NA, Ali O, Sudarshan R, Dean R, Kissyova R, Kelzang S, Roche S, Ahsan T, Mohamed Y, Dube AM, Gwini GP, Gwokyala R, Brown R, Papon MRKK, Li Z, Ruzats SS, Charuvila S, Peter N, Khalidy K, Moyo N, Alser O, Solano A, Robles-Perez E, Tariq A, Gaddah M, Kolovos S, Muchemwa FC, Saleh A, Gosman A, Pinedo-Villanueva R, Jani A, Khundkar R

A Comparison of Intracranial Volumes and Metopic Index in Patients With Isolated Metopic Ridge, Metopic Craniosynostosis, and Normal Healthy Children.
McKee RM, Kamel GN, Cronin BJ, Ewing E, Lance SH, Gosman AA

The Plastic Surgery Residency Interview Revisited: Virtual Interviews and Beyond.
Phillips BT, Gosman AA, Maricevich RS, Rodriguez ED, Rohrich RJ

Analysis of Narcotic Use in Isolated Facial Fractures: Potential Targets for a Narcotic Reduction Protocol.
Morgan AC, Davis GL, Mehta IH, Stark P, Paap MK, Gosman AA

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