Dr. Chaffoo's Credentials

Curriculum Vitae
Richard A. K. Chaffoo, Md, Facs, Fics

Residencies

Fellowships

Undergraduate Education:

Postgraduate Education:

  • Surgical Internship Wake Forest University Bowman-Gray School of Medicine Winston Salem, NC.

Medical Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Wake Forest University Bowman-Gray School of Medicine Winston Salem, NC.

Boards:

    American Board of Plastic Surgery American Board of Otolaryngology American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Professional Associations:

    San Diego Plastic Surgery Society (Member) American Society of Plastic Surgeons (Member) American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Member) American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (Fellow) American College of Surgeons (Fellow) American Head and Neck Surgery Society (Fellow) American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Fellow) California Society of Plastic Surgeons (Member)

Practice Experience:

  • Chairman Department Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery U.S. Naval Hospital, Groton, Conn.
  • Vice Chairman Department Otolaryngology, Head and Neck U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Clinical Instructor:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department of Surgery: Stanford University Medical Center Stanford, CA.
  • Private Practice Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery La Jolla, CA.

Academic Affiliations:

  • Clinical Instructor Department Surgery Usuhs F. Herbert School of Medicine Bethesda, MD
  • Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor Department Head and Neck Surgery Department Plastic Surgery, UCSD Medical Center San Diego
  • Clinical Instructor Department Surgery Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Stanford University Medical Center Stanford, CA.

Hospital Affiliations:

Presentations/Lectureships:

  • CONCHAL CARTILAGE TECHNIQUE FOR BILATERAL CLEFT LIP, RHINOPLASTY **Award: Best resident presentation Annual meeting Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, Kaui, Hawaii
  • Modifications in Goldman Tip Rhinoplasty Annual meeting, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery San Francisco, CA.
  • Alar Cartilage Division Techniques in Rhinoplasty Spring Meeting. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Palm Spring, CA. Laser Applications in Facial Plastic Surgery World Congress International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ISPRS) Yokohama, Japan Tip Rhinoplasty Techniques World Congress of Surgery, Hong Kong

Research Grants:

Publications:

  • Chaffoo RAK, Ozaki W, Vu KC, Markowitz BL: Comprehensive Rhinoplasty Technique to Correct the Bilateral Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity Using Conchal Composite Grafts. J Craniomaxillofacial Surgery.
  • Chaffoo RAK, Hasen JE: Pediatric Tumors. Mathes Plastic Surgery
  • Chaffoo RAK, Goode RL: Irradiated Homologous Cartilage in Augmentation Rhinoplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Chaffoo RAK, Lynch JR, Hansen JE, Seyfer AE: The Lower Trapezius Musculocutaneous Flap Revisited for Complicated Wound to the Posterior Cervical and Occipital Regions Based on the Deep Branch of the Transverse Cervical Artery. Plastic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Chaffoo RAK, Gold SR: Fat Myringoplasty in the Guinea Pig. Laryngoscope.
  • Chaffoo RAK, Fee WE: Early Re-Exploration of the Parotid Wound Following Parotidectomy. Am J Otolarynhology
  • Chaffoo RAK, Luetzow AM, Young H.: Percutaneous Gastrostomy, The Stanford Experience Laryngoscope
  • Chaffoo RAK, Goode RL: Modication of the Deltopectoral Flap for Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction. Laryngoscope
  • Chaffoo RAK, Byrd JP: Metastatic Carcinoma Masquearding as a Retropharyngeal Abscess. US Navy Medicine
  • Chaffoo, RAK: Complications of Facelift Surgery. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics. International Press
  • Chaffoo, RAK, Bryd; Metastatic SCC Masquerading as a Retropharyngeal Abscess, US Naval Medicine
  • Chaffoo RAK, and Fee, WE: Re-exploration of the Parotid Wound following Paroidectomy, American Journal of Otolaryngology
  • Chaffoo, RAK: Alar Cartilage Division Techniques in Rhinoplasty, Proceedings of the International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Chaffoo, RAK and Goode RL: Modifications in the Deltopectoral Flap for Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction, Laryngoscope.
  • Chaffoo, RAK: KTP Laser Treatment of Cutaneous Vascular Lesions. Proceedings of the International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society.
  • Chaffoo, RAK and Seyfer AE: The Trapezius Myocutaneous Flap Modifications. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.
  • Chaffoo, RAK and Hasen JE: Pediatric Tumors in Plastic Surgery.
  • Chaffoo, RAK and Ozaki WH: Conchal Cartilage for Cleft Nose Rhinoplasty, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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