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Ann R. Schwentker, MD

Adjunct Professor

Director of Residency Program in Plastic Surgery

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto
  • Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor's Degree: Yale University (Computer Science and Psychology)
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Research Interests

Pediatric Plastic Surgery; Brachial Plexus, Facial Nerve and Microtia (Ear) Reconstruction; Cleft Lip and Palate; Hand Surgery

Peer Reviewed Publications

Gendron, Craig; Schwentker, Ann; van Aalst, John A 2016. Genetic Advances in the Understanding of Microtia. Journal of pediatric genetics, 5 4, 189-197

Zitelli, Kristine B; Sheil, Amy T; Fleck, Robert; Schwentker, Ann; Lucky, Anne W 2015. Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma: Review of an Evolving Clinical Entity. Pediatric dermatology, 32 4, e136-9

Rubin, J Peter; Nguyen, Vu; Schwentker, Ann 2004. Perioperative management of the post-gastric-bypass patient presenting for body contour surgery. Clinics in plastic surgery, 31 4, 601-10, vi

Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R 2003. Nitric oxide and wound repair. The Surgical clinics of North America, 83 3, 521-30

Weller, Richard; Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R; Vodovotz, Yoram 2003. Autologous nitric oxide protects mouse and human keratinocytes from ultraviolet B radiation-induced apoptosis. American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, 284 5, C1140-8

Carty, Sally E; Colson, Yolonda L; Garvey, Laura S; Schuchert, Vaishali D; Schwentker, Ann; Tzeng, Edith; Corcoran, Noreen A; Simmons, Richard L; Webster, Marshall W; Billiar, Timothy R 2002. Maternity policy and practice during surgery residency: how we do it. Surgery, 132 4, 682-7; discussion 68

Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R 2002. Inducible nitric oxide synthase: from cloning to therapeutic applications. World journal of surgery, 26 7, 772-8

Schwentker, Ann; Vodovotz, Yoram; Weller, Richard; Billiar, Timothy R 2002. Nitric oxide and wound repair: role of cytokines? Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry / official journal of the Nitric Oxide Society, 7 1, 1-10

Schwentker, A; Evans, S M; Partington, M; Johnson, B L; Koch, C J; Thom, S R 1998. A model of wound healing in chronically radiation-damaged rat skin. Cancer letters, 128 1, 71-8

Rapp S.;Pan B.;Schwentker A.;Van Aalst J. 11-01-2017. Effects of Autologous Fat and ASCs on Swine Hypertrophic Burn Scars: A Multimodal Quantitative Analy Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open, 5 11,

Supp D.M.;Hahn J.M.;Combs K.A.;McFarland K.L.;Schwentker A.;Boissy R.E.;Boyce S.T.;Powell H.M.;Lucky A.W. 09-01-2019. Collagen VII Expression Is Required in Both Keratinocytes and Fibroblasts for Anchoring Fibril Forma Cell Transplantation, 28 9-10, 1242-1256

Burstein F.D.; Nahai F.; Schwentker A.R.; Williams J.K. 07-01-2006. Intralesional laser therapy treatment for hemangiomas: Technical evolution Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 17 4, 756-760

Vu A.;Sparkman D.;van Belle C.;Yakuboff K.;Schwentker A. 05-01-2018. Retropharyngeal Contralateral C7 Nerve Transfer to the Lower Trunk for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury: Journal of Hand Surgery, 43 5, 417-424

Ho T.;Schwentker A.;Barron D.;Lucky A. 01-01-2020. Clinical course of porokeratosis ptychotropica over 7 years in an otherwise healthy child Pediatric Dermatology, 37 1, 248-250

Janom H.;Saba S.;Schwentker A.;van Aalst J. 01-01-2016. Microtia reconstruction Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, , 247-256

Vu A.;Patel P.;Elhadi H.;Schwentker A.;Yakuboff K. 01-01-2014. Thoracic outlet syndrome in the pediatric population: Case series Journal of Hand Surgery, 39 3, 484-487.e2