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Dr. John Zannis' C.V. New Bern, NC

CURRENT TITLE:

President, The Zannis Center for Plastic Surgery, P.A.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


ADDRESS:

The Zannis Center for Plastic Surgery
2021 Neuse Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560
Telephone: (252) 633-1197
Fax: (252) 633-1720
Email: jzannis@zannisplasticsurgery.com


EDUCATION:

1999
Stanford University
B.A., Human Biology
Minor, Studio Art
Stanford, CA


2004
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH


POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:

July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
General Surgery Internship
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC


July, 2004 – 2010
Plastic Surgery Residency
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
Directors: Louis Argenta, M.D., Malcolm Marks, M.D.


PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE:

July, 2009 – Present
North Carolina Medical License #2009-01125


SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION:

2011 – Present
American Board of Plastic Surgery


2004 – Present
Basic Life Support, Provider


2004 – Present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Provider


2005
Completion of Course in Microsurgery


EMPLOYMENT:

September, 1999 – June, 2000
Research Assistant
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Human Genetics
Cincinnati, OH


June, 1999 – September, 1999
Research Associate
Children’s Memorial Hospital
Departments of Immunology/ Rheumatology
Chicago, IL


June, 1997 – September, 1997
Research Assistant
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Cincinnati, OH


August, 1996 – June, 1997
Graphics Editor-in-Chief
The Stanford Daily
Stanford, CA


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Medical Association

North Carolina Medical Society

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Interests:
Breast Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Cosmetic Surgery

Research in Progress:
A prospective study examining the physics of breast reduction surgery and approaches to improve patient symptoms currently in early stages. This project involves the use of 3-dimensional digital scanning, spinal radiographs, and computer-aided vector analysis to define the forces exerted on a patient’s breasts and musculoskeletal system to better understand the problems associated with mammary hypertrophy and find better surgical solutions.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. Zannis J, et al. Comparison of Fasciotomy Wound Closures Using Traditional Dressing Changes and the Vacuum Assisted Closure Device. Annals of Plastic Surgery. May, 2009.Benzon,
  2. Zannis J, Holmes J. Know How to Estimate Burn Severity and Depth. Marcucci L, et al. Avoiding Common ICU Errors. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
  3. “Anatomical Perspectives for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.” Author/ Illustrator for a series published in Clinical Journal of Pain, 2003.
  4. Datta S, Pai U, Zannis J. Deep Cervical Plexus Block: Anatomic Perspective of Why Single-Needle Technique is Safer than the Three-Needle Technique. www.mdconsult.com, 2003.
  5. Raja, et. al. Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone,
    1999, Chapter 89. Produced original medical illustrations for textbook.

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Zannis J, et al. Outcome Study of Surgical Treatment of Panniculus Morbidus. Resident Research Day, WFUBMC, Winston-Salem, NC, November 2008.
  2. Zannis J, et al. Increased Incidence of Metopic Craniosynostosis. Resident Research Day, WFUBMC, Winston-Salem, NC, November 2007.
  3. Zannis J, Angobaldo J, DeFranzo AJ, David L, Marks MW, Argenta LC. Comparison of Fasciotomy Wound Closures Using Traditional Dressing Changes and the Vacuum Assisted Closure Device. Seventy-fifth Annual American Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, October 2006.
  4. Zannis J, et al. Vacuum Assisted Closure Device Improves Lower Extremity Fasciotomy Wound Outcomes and Healing Times. Resident Research Day, WFUBMC, Winston-Salem, NC, November 2006.
  5. Zannis J, et al. The Physics of Breast Reduction. Resident Research Day, WFUBMC, Winston-Salem, NC, November 2006.
  6. Zannis J, et al. Wound Closures Using Traditional Dressing Changes and the Vacuum Assisted Closure Device. NC American College of Surgeons, Myrtle Beach, SC, July, 2006.
  7. Zannis J, et al. Vacuum Assisted Closure Device Improves Lower Extremity Fasciotomy Wound Outcomes and Healing Times. Thirty-fourth Annual Spring Meeting American College of Surgeons, Dallas, TX, April 2006.
  8. Zannis J, Stern, PJ. Cost-effective Analysis of Staged Versus Simultaneous Open Carpal Tunnel Release. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cost-Effective Medicine Thesis, Cincinnati, OH, March 2004

LANGUAGES

Fluent in Greek, Italian, Spanish, rudimentary French.

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

International Medicine:
Burn reconstruction – Cochabamba, Bolivia, March, 2010
Performed first breast reconstruction in the country of Moldova – Chisinau, Moldova, May, 2008
Ombro a Ombro Clinic – Santa Lucia, Honduras, July 2001
Painting and Photography
Luthier of classical and flamenco guitars

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