Curriculum Vitae

Name:

Daniel A. Del Vecchio

Office Address:

Back Bay Plastic Surgery
38 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Phone:

617-262-8528
617-262-2256

Email:

Education:

Sept 1976 - May 1980: B.A. Biology, Yale University
Sept. 1980 - June 1984: M.D., Harvard Medical School
Sept. 1996 - May 1998: M.B.A. Corporate Finance, Columbia University School of Business

Post-Graduate Training:

July 1984 - June 1985: Surgical Intern
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts
 
July 1985 - June 1989: Surgical Resident Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts
 
July 1989 - June 1991: Plastic Surgery Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

Subspecialty Fellowships:

July 1991 - 1992: Aesthetic and Craniofacial Fellowship Children’s Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Faculty Appointments:

July 1992- June 1993: Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) University of Connecticut School of Medicine Farmington, Connecticut
January 2001- Oct 2002: Assistant Professor of Surgery Tufts Medical School
Boston, MA

Hospital and Administrative Appointments: 

July 1992 - June 1993: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery University of Connecticut Medical Center Farmington, CT
 
June 1993 - Jan 2001: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Stamford Hospital
Stamford, CT
 
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Greenwich Hospital
Greenwich, CT
 
Oct 2003 - April 2008: Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery Quincy Medical Center Quincy, MA
 
October 2002 - June 2008: Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery Cape Cod Hospital Hyannis, MA
 
October 2002 - Nov 2010: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic Surgery North Shore Medical Center Salem, MA
 
April 2007 - present: Consultant in Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA
 
July 2001 - present: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic Surgery Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Boston, MA
 
May 2007 - April 2011: Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery Newton Wellesley Hospital Newton, MA
 
Dec 2009 - present: Attending Surgeon
Division of Plastic Surgery
Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center Boston, MA

Additonal Health Care Experience:

May 1997 - present: Investment Professional, Ferrer Freeman and Company, Greenwich, CT, $900 MM investment firm dedicated to health care industry
September 1989: Volunteer Surgeon Viet Duc Hospital Saigon, Vietnam

Specialty Certification:

June 1990: American Board of Surgery, Certificate #35394
December 2012: Board Certification, Plastic Surgery, Italy
November 1996: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certificate #4824
November 2005: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Renewal #4824

Licensure: 

1984 - present: Massachusetts Registration. #56436
1991 - present: Pennsylvania. Certificate #MD-045251L
1992 - 2000: Connecticut #032024
2011- present: Florida # 108190
2011 - present: Georgia # 63650
2013 - present: New York State # 268693
2010 - present: Ordine Dei Medici di Roma, Italy, # M58879

Awards and Honors:

Curriculum Vitae - Boston Breast Implants - awardMay, 1979: Elected to Phi Beta Kappa Society. Yale University, New Haven May, 1979: CT. Recipient, Francis Gordon Brown Prize. Yale Univ, New Haven, CT.
May, 1980: summa cum laude. Yale University, New Haven CT.
May, 1984: Honors in Surgery. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
May, 1991: Research Award for American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Best Scientific Paper: "Fetal Bone Repair. An Experimental Animal Model" May, 1996: Elected to Beta Gamma Sigma Society. Columbia Business School
October, 2010: Best Breast Paper, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. October, 2010.
 
 

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies:

National Societies:
 
Nov. 1996: American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Nov 1996: American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
April 1998American Society Aesthetics Plastic Surgery, Candidate
Nov 2003Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery
 
Local Societies:
 
June 1984: Massachusetts Medical Society
June 1992: Connecticut Medical Society
June 1993: Fairfield County Medical Society
Nov 1998: New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons

Publications:

O’Hara, D Del Vecchio, DA, Bartlett SP. Fetal Bone Repair: An experimental animal model. Surgical Forum, 40, Jan 1992
 
Zager EL, Del Vecchio DA, Bartlett SP. Temporal muscle microfixation in pterional craniotomies. Journal of Neurosurgery (United States), Dec 1993, 79(6) p946-7
 
Del Vecchio DA, Whitaker LA. Pediatric Plastic Surgical Trauma. In Pediatric Emergency Medicine,3rd Edition, Williams and Wilkins 1993
 
Yaremchuk MJ, Del Vecchio DA, Fiala TG, et al. Microfixation of acute orbital fractures. Annals of Plastic Surg (United States), May 1993, 30(5) p385-97
 
O'Hara DE, Del Vecchio DA, Bartlett SP, et al. The role of microfixation in malar fractures: a quantitative biophysical study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surg (United States), Feb 1996, 97(2) p345-50; discussion 351-3
 
DelVecchio, DA Plastic Surgery Physician Practice Management Companies: Value Added or House of Cards? Plastic Surgery News, February 2000.
 
Del Vecchio D. Breast reconstruction using non-operative pre expansion and mega-volume fat grafting. A case report. Ann Plast Surg. May 2009; 62(5):523-527.
 
Del Vecchio DA, Rubin, JP. Fat Grafting to the Breast- Plastic Surgery’s Disruptive Technology?
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery February 2010
 
Del Vecchio D., Bucky, L. Breast Augmentation Using Pre-Expansion and Autologous Fat Transplantation– A Clinical Radiological Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 (in press)
 
Khouri, R, and Del Vecchio, D. Breast Augmentation and Reconstruction Using Pre-Expansion and Fat Grafting. Book Chapter. in Surgery of the Breast, Scott Spear, Editor. 2010.
 
Khouri, R, and Del Vecchio, D. Breast Augmentation and Reconstruction Using Pre-Expansion and Autologous Fat Grafting. In Aesthetic Breast Surgery, Bucky, Mottola, Editors. 2009.
 
Khouri, R, and Del Vecchio, D. Breast Augmentation and Reconstruction Using Pre-Expansion and Fat Grafting. In Innovations in Plastic Surgery- Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 2009.
 
Del Vecchio, D; Rubin, P. Fat Grafting to the Breasts: Plastic Surgery’s Disruptive Technology? Plastic Surgery, January, 2011.
 
Del Vecchio, D. Clinical Analyses of Clustered Microcalcifications after Autologous Fat Injection for Breast Augmentation”, Discssion. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March, 2011.
 
Del Vecchio, D,; Bucky, L. Breast Augmentation Using Fat Grafting - A Clinical Radiological Study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 2011.
 
Del Vecchio, D; Rohrich, R. A Matrix Classification of Clinical fat Grafting: Different Problems – Different Solutions. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, September, 2012.
 
Del Vecchio, D.A; Orgill, D.O et al. External volume expansion increases subcutaneous thickness, cell proliferation, and vascular remodeling in a murine model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep;130(3):511-22.
 
Del Vecchio, D.A. "SIEF"--simultaneous implant exchange with fat: a new option in revision breast implant surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Dec;130(6):1187-96.

Presentations:

Craniofacial Trauma. Presented at Surgical Grand Rounds, Viet Duc Hospital, Saigon, Vietnam, June 1991.
 
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital, June 1991.
 
Rigid Fixation in Orbital Fractures Presented at the ASPRS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington September, 1991.
 
Fetal Bone Repair, an Experimental Animal Model. Presented at Plastic Surgical Research Council Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June, 1992.
 
Microfixation in Malar Fractures. Presented at the Pennsylvania Ivy Society Meeting June, 1992
 
Regional Anticoagulation in Free Tissue Transfer – Results in 15 Consecutive Free Flap Patients at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Presented at the Northeastern Meeting of Plastic Surgery Bermuda, November 1992.
 
Intravelar Veloplasty. (Videotape presentation with Michael Lewis MD). Presented at the American Cleft Lip Cleft Palate Annual Meeting, May,1992.
 
The Approach to the Unilateral Cleft Lip (Videotape presentation with Michael Lewis MD). Presented at the American Cleft Lip Cleft Palate Annual Meeting, May 1992.
 
The Role of Microfixation in Malar Fractures. An Experimental Biophysical Study. Presented at American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana. September 1993.
 
TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction. Presentation at the Fairfield County Breast Cancer Symposium. Stamford, CT May 1995.
 
The Approach to the Child with Plagiocephaly – The UPENN Experience – Grand Rounds Presentation at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, May 1993.
 
Clinical Opportunities for Growth Factors using Apligraf® Conditioned Medium in the Cosmetic Patient. Organogenesis Inc. January, 2000.
 
The Application of CurveTek® in Craniofacial Surgery. Biolectron, Inc. May, 2000.
 
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, New England Medical Center, September, 2001
 
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, New England Medical Center, June, 2002
 
Plastic Surgery – Applied Anatomy. Anatomy Course, Tufts University School of Medicine, May, 2002
 
Aesthetic Technology – The Investment Decision. Presented at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New Orleans, LA April, 2005
 
The Economics of Technology in Plastic Surgery – The Investment Decision. Presented at the Italian-American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Padova, Italy. June, 2006
 
Technology Translocation in Plastic Surgery- Where are the opportunities?. Presented at the Italian-American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Padova, Italy. June, 2006
 
Hemcon Sponge – Removal techniques in surgical bleeding and potential clinical applications. Hemcon, Inc. December, 2006
 
Evaluating Aesthetic Technology in Office Practice – Plastic Surgery Symposium, Vail, CO March, 2007
 
Large Volume Abdominoplasty and Liposuction- Defining Safety- Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Bermuda, October 2007
 
Emerging Trends in Fraxel Laser Treatment. Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, Vail, Colorado, March 2008
 
Panel on Body Contouring Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, Vail, Colorado, March 2008
 
Injectable Dermis - A New Filler. Presented at The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, San Diego, California. May 2008.
 
Live Surgery –Breast augmentation using BRAVA and fat grafting. Master Estetica Course Padova, Italy. May, 2009.
 
Harvard Plastic Surgery Program, Grand Rounds: Fat grafting to the breasts- state of the art. Mass General Hospital, Boston, May, 2010.
 
Breast reconstruction and augmentation using fat grafting. A clinical radiological study. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina. September, 2009.
 
Breast augmentation using mega volume fat grafting. Presented at SICPRE – Societa Italiana Chirugia Plastica Reconstruttiva ed Estetica. San Remo, Italy. September, 2009.
 
Live Surgery –Breast Reconstruction for Poland Syndrome using BRAVA and fat grafting. Padova, Italy. December, 2009.
 
Live Surgery – Megavolume fat grafting for breast augmentation. Guest Surgeon, Atlanta Breast Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia. January, 2010.
 
Breast augmentation using megavolume fat grafting. Teaching Course at IMCAS – International Master Course on Aging Skin, Paris France January 2010.
 
Khouri, R., Coleman, S., Rigotti, G., Biggs, T., Delvecchio, D. Course Instructor, Miami fat grafting Course, Miami FL February, 2010.
 
Live Surgery: Breast Augmentation using BRAVA and fat grafting. First International Course on Fat Grafting, Regensburg, Germany, February, 2010.
 
Fat Grafting to the Breast- Blending Science and Art. Invited Panel Presentation at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, March, 2010.
 
Live Surgery: Mazzola, R., Klinger, M., Rigotti, G. Khouri, R., Del Vecchio, D. –Breast Augmentation using BRAVA and fat grafting. Milan Fat Grafting Course, Milan, Italy, April, 2010.
 
Johnson and Johnson/Ethicon Surgical—Presentation: Technology Opportunity Assessment in Clinical Fat Grafting. Emerging Technologies in Fat Grafting, New Brunswick, New Jersey, June 2010.
 
Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation Using the Spinning Syringe Technique. Presented at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 20th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA August, 2010
 
Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation Using Fat Transplantation, Invited Panelist. SICPRE, Siena, Italy, Sept 22, 2010
 
Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation With Fat. Keynote Speaker, Danish Society of Plastik Surgery Annual Meeting, Kolding, Denmark, Oct 1, 2010.
 
Breast Augmentation With Fat. Invited Panelist, ASPS Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA October 2, 2010.
 
Daniel Del Vecchio, Sydney Coleman. Breast Augmentation With Fat. ASPS Instructional Course. ASPS Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA October 3, 2010.
 
Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation Using Fat Grafting - A Clinical Radiological Study. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 3, 2010.
 
Improving Workflow - Fat Transplantation for Breast Augmentation Using the Large Syringe Technique. Presented at The International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Science (“IFATS”) Meeting, Dallas, Texas, October 23, 2010.
 
Del Vecchio, D. Delay, E. Breast Augmentation and Reconstruction With Fat Grafting – Teaching Course. International Master Course on Aging Skin Annual Meeting, Paris France. January 9, 2011
 
Fat Grafting to the Breast: The Details Depend on the Deformity. Presented at the First Annual Meeting on Stem Cell Grafting, Como, Italy. Direttore Massimo Sanna, January 15, 2011.
 
Breast Augmentation with Fat- Rational for an Efficient Technique. Live Video Presentation at Baker Gordon Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Miami, February 11, 2011.
 
Breast Augmentation With Fat Grafting- Avoiding Donor Site Deformities Plastic Surgery Education Foundation New Horizons Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada. February, 2011.
 
Fat Grafting to the Breasts. New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgerons Annual meeting, Princeton, New Jersey April, 2011.
 
Boston Breast Workshop, 2011. Chairman and Scientific Program Chainman, Harvard Club, Boston, May, 2011
 
Breast Augmentation- Implants vs. Fat – American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston. May 9 2011.
 
Breast Fat Grafting – Overview. Presented to Allegan Summit on Fat- Brussels Belgium July 30, 2011.
 
The Use of 3 Dimensional Imaging in Fat Transplantation to the Breast. Presented at IMCAS_ International Master Course on Aging Skin, Singapore, July 17, 2011.
 
Del Vecchio, D; Coleman, S. Fat Grafting to the Breast- Course #320. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado September 25, 2011.
 
Tips and Tricks for Breast Implant Revisions – The Use of Fat. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida.
 
The Versatility of Fat in Breast Surgery. Presented at IFATS Annual Meeting, Miami, FL November 5, 2011.
 
Unadulterated Fat vs. Cell Enhancing Technologies: Analysis of the Data. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
The Best Available Donor Sites and Avoiding Donor Site Deformities in Autologous Fat Grafting. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
Megavolume Fat Grafting to the Breast: Rationale for Technique. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
Video: Autologous Fat Grafting for Breast Augmentation. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
Combining Non-Invasive and Minimally Invasive Techniques for Breast Sculpting: Fat vs. Implants, the Argument that Both are Better. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
3- Dimensional Parenchymal Release for Breast Reshaping: A New Paradigm for Mammoplasty. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-
3, 2011.
 
The American Buttocks: Megavolume Fat Grafting to the Buttocks: Results, Refilling, Longevity. Aston Baker Cutting Edge Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, December 1-3, 2011.
 
The Use of Implants and Fat – Bilamellar Breast Augmentation. Presented at the Third Congress of Regenerative Surgery, Rome, Italy, December 14-16, 2011.
 
Composite Breast Augmentation Atlanta Breast Symposium, January, 2012.
 
Fat Grafting to the Breasts. IMCAS, Paris, France January, 2012.
 
Live Surgery, Baker Gordon Symposium, Miami Florida, February, 2012.
 
Guest Speaker, Symposio Internacional Chirurgia Plastica, Sao Paolo, Brazil. March, 2012.
 
Live Surgery, Fat Transplantation to the Breast, Beauty Through Science Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, June, 2012.
 
Keynote Speaker, Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Darwin, Australia, July 3, 2012.
 
Composite Breast Augmentation, Buttock Fat Transplantation. Santa Fe Breast Symposium, Santa Fe, New Mexico. August, 2012.
 
Fat Grafting to the Breasts- 7 year Experience. Presented at ISAPS Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland. September, 2012.
 
Live Surgery- Fat Transplantation to the Breasts, Clinical Planas, Barcelona, Spain, September, 2012.
 
Teaching Course, Panel on Fat Transplantation, ASPS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October, 2012.
 
Fat Grafting to the Breasts- Milan Breast Symposium, Milan, Italy. November, 2012
 
The Versatility of Fat to the Breast and Buttocks, Guest Speaker, Regenerative Tissue Sciences Meeting, Rome, Italy, December, 2012.
 
Guest Speaker, ASAPS Expanding Horizons in Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2013.
 
Live Surgery- Buttock Augmentation with Fat Transplantation. IMCAS, Paris France, January 30, 2013.