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Education & Training

Residency

Plastic Surgery 2003-2006

University of California, Irvine Orange, California (Gregory RD Evans, Chief)

Research Fellowship

Tissue Engineering 2002-2003

University of California, Irvine Orange, California (Jay Calvert, Principal Investigator)

Chief Resident

General Surgery 2001-2002

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center & Cook County Hospital Chicago, Illinois (Richard Prinz, Chairman)

Residency

General Surgery 1997-2001

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center & Cook County Hospital Chicago, Illinois (Richard Prinz, Chairman)

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine 1993-1997

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, Illinois

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science 1989-1993

University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin

Other Medical Certification

2004 Integra Dermal Regeneration Products’ Physician Training Program

2005 Basic Life Support Certification

2005 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

1998 Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification

Honors

2005-2006 Academic Chief Resident, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute

2002-2003 Member, Admissions Committee, University of California, Irvine Medical School

1999-2000 Resident Advisory Committee: Rush Department of General Surgery

1992 Dean’s List: University of Wisconsin

1990-1993 Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honorary Society

1990-1993 National Order of Omega-Greek Honorary Society

1989 Dean’s List: University of Wisconsin

Board Certification

2007 American Board of Plastic Surgery

2003 American Board of Surgery

Licensure

2002 DEA

2002 Licensed Physician and Surgeon: California

2000 Licensed Physician and Surgeon: Illinois

1999 United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3

1997 United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2

1995 United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1

Professional Memberships

2010 Fellow of The American College of Surgeons

2010 California Society of Plastic Surgeons

2008 American Society of Plastic Surgeons-Active Member

2001 Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons-Candidate Member

2000-2001 American College of Surgeons- Candidate Member

1993-present American Medical Association

1993-2002 Illinois State Medical Society

1993-2002 Chicago Medical Society

Educational Activities

2006 University of California, Irvine Contour Thread Course (Malcolm Paul, MD-director)

2002-2005 University of California, Irvine College of Medicine Admissions Committee Member

2002-2005 University of California, Irvine College of Medicine Applicant Interviewer

2002-2003 University of California, Irvine-Medical Student Surgical Skills Lab Instructor

Publications

Kobayashi, MR, Brenner, KA, Gupta, R and Evans, GRD. Functional Biceps Brachii Reconstruction Using the Free Tensor Fasciae Latae. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 114(5): 1208-1214. Oct, 2004.

Brenner, KA, Wirth, GA, Gupta, R, Kobayashi, MR, Evans, GRD. Tensor Fascia Latae innervated free flap for severe traumatic forearm injury. Riv Ital Chir Plastica-Clin. Exp. P.S. Vol. 36, No.1-2, 7-11, 2004.

Calvert, JW, Brenner, KA, Mooney, MP, Kumta, P, and Weiss, LE. “Hydroxyapatite Layer Fusion Creates Vascularized Bone Grafts. Riv Ital Chir Plastica-Clin. Exp. Vol 36, No. 3, 145-150, 2004.

Brenner, KA, McConnell, MP, Evans, GRD, and Calvert, JW. Survival of Diced Cartilage Grafts: An Experimental Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 117(1): 105-115, Jan, 2006.

Brenner, KA, Loudon, WG and Sundine, MJ. Acquired Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis. J Craniofacial Surg. 17(3): 561-567, May, 2006.

Calvert, JW, Brenner, KA, DaCosta, M, Evans, GR and Daniel, RK. Histological Analysis of Human Diced Cartilage Grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 118(1): 230-236, Jul, 2006.

Sundine, MJ, Wirth, GA, Brenner, KA, Loudon, WG, Muhonen, MG, Greene, CS, Rowen, S and Sabzghagaei, N. Cranial Vault Reduction Cranioplasty In Children with Hydrocephalic Macrocephaly. J Craniofacial Surg. 17(4): 645-655. July, 2006.

Daniel, RK & Brenner, KA. Saddle Nose Deformity: A New Classification and Treatment. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America.14(4): 301-12. Nov, 2006.

Brenner, KA and Calvert, JW. Survival of Diced Cartilage Grafts: An Experimental Study: Reply. Plas Reconstr Surg. 118(7): 1658-1659. Dec 2006.

Wirth, GA, Brenner, KA, Sundine, MJ. Delayed silicone breast implant infection with Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 27(2): 167-171. Mar 2007.

Calvert, JW, Dickinson, BP, Patel, A, and Brenner, KA. Lateral Breast Flap With Superomedial Pedicle Breast Lift. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 31 (6): 658-666. Aug. 2011.

Book Chapters

Calvert, JW, and Brenner, KA. Autogenous Dorsal Reconstruction: Maximizing the Utility of Diced Cartilage and Fascia. In Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Griekewitz, editor. (publication pending)

Brenner, KA and Daniel, RK. The history of experimental hand transplantation in primates. In Hand Transplantation, M Lanzetta and JM Dubernard, editors. 2007.

Brenner, K, Kim, K and Evans, GRD. Medial and Lateral Canthal Reconstruction. In Soft Tissue Surgery of the Craniofacial Region. Gregory Evans and John Persing, editors. 2007.

Sood, R, Balledux, J, Brenner, K and Mlakar, J. Reconstruction of the burned lip, and mouth and nose, Chapter 12. In Anatomically Based Burn Reconstruction. Bruce Achauer and Rajiv Sood, editors. 2008.

Sood, R, Brenner, K and Achauer, B. Reconstruction of the burned hand, Chapter 19. In Anatomically Based Burn Reconstruction. Bruce Achauer & Rajiv Sood, editors. 2008.

Brenner, KA. Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. In, Common Surgical Diseases: An Algorithmic Approach to Problem Solving. Myers, Millikan and Saclarides, editors.2008.

Daniel, RK, and Brenner, KA. Secondary Rhinoplasty, Chapter 39. In Advances in Aesthetic Surgery. Aston, Steinbrech and Walden, editors. 2009.

Brenner, KA and Calvert, JW. Rib Grafts Simplified, Chapter 15. In Master Techniques In Rhinoplasty. Babak Azizzadeh, Mark Murphy, Calvin Johnson, Jr. and William Numa, editors. 2011.

Brenner, KA and Calvert, JW. Saddle Nose Deformity, Chapter 23. In Master Techniques In Rhinoplasty. Babak Azizzadeh, Mark Murphy, Calvin Johnson, Jr. and William Numa, editors. 2011.

International Presentations

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Department of Plastic Surgery, Grand Rounds. Brenner, K.A.: “Tissue Engineering,” Taipei, Taiwan, April 2, 2005.

Annual Meeting of the American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery. Brenner K.A., Kobayashi M, Gupta R, Evans GRD. Abstract: Functional biceps brachii reconstruction using the free tensor fascia lata. (G, Evans, MD presenter) Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 16, 2005.

International Craniofacial meeting. Sundine, M.J., Wirth, G.A., Brenner, K.A., Loudon, W.G, Muhonen, M.G., Greene, C.S., Rowen, S., & Sabzghagaei, N. Abstract: “Cranial Vault Reduction Cranioplasty in Children with Hydrocephalic Macrocephaly,” (M. Sundine, MD presenter), Sydney, Australia. August, 2005.

Regional Presentations

California Society of Plastic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting, “Abstract: Hydroxyapatite Layer Fusion Creates Vascularized Bone Grafts,” Sacramento, CA, April 5, 2003.

California Society of Plastic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting, “Abstract: Enhancement of Rat Skin Flap Survival by Topical Oleic Acid,” Sacramento, CA, April 5, 2003.

Southern California American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, “Abstract: Survival of Diced Cartilage Grafts: An Experimental Study,” Santa Barbara, CA January 23, 2005.

California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, “Abstract: Acquired Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis,” Sonoma, CA, June 4, 2005.

Educational Funding

AO North America, Resident Trauma Research Support. “Bridging Critical Bone Defects with Layered and Solid PLGA Scaffolds: A Comparative Study.” Kevin Brenner, MD; MD-PI; 3-01-2004.

Medical Consulting

Medical consulting & script writing. 14 Hours, A Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation. Turner Network Television, A Time Warner Company. April 2005. Produced by Cosmic Entertainment and Magna Global Entertainment. Distributed by Turner Network Television and Paramount Pictures.

National Presentations

American College of Surgeons, “Hydroxyapatite Layer Fusion Creates Vascularized Bone Grafts,” Chicago, IL, October 22, 2003.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Functional Biceps Brachii Reconstruction Using the Free Tensor Fasciae Latae,” San Diego, CA October 29, 2003.

The Rhinoplasty Society, “Analysis of Barrier Function of Diced Cartilage Grafts,” Vancouver, British Colombia, April 15, 2004.

The Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, “Experimental and Clinical Experience with Diced Cartilage Grafts in Nasofacial Reconstruction,” Arlington, Virginia, March 23, 2006.

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, “Rib Grafts: Simplified,” San Diego, CA, May 5, 2008.

Department Presentations

Cook County Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, “Operative Management of the Prune Belly Syndrome,” Chicago, IL, January 2001.

Cook County Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, “Biliary Atresia,” Chicago, IL, January 2001.

Cook County Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, “Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias,” Chicago, IL, January, 2001.

Cook County Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, “Surgery for Myasthenia Gravis,” Chicago, IL, January, 2001.

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Grand Rounds, “Complications of Thyroid Surgery,” Chicago, IL, January 2001.

Cook County Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, “Techniques for Dialysis Access in the Pediatric Renal Failure Patient,” Chicago, IL, February, 2001.

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Grand Rounds, “Operative Management of Proximal Bile Duct Cancers,” Chicago, IL, January 2002.

University of California, Irvine, Division of Plastic Surgery, Research Presentation, “Analysis of Barrier Function of Wrapped-Diced Cartilage Grafts,” Orange, CA, August 27, 2002.

University of California, Irvine, Division of Plastic Surgery, Research Journal Club, “Growing Chondrocytes on Bio-absorbable Scaffolds,” Orange, CA, November 19, 2002.

University of California, Irvine, Division of Plastic Surgery, Grand Rounds, “Local Anesthetics: Clinical Aspects for Body Contouring,” Orange, CA, December 16, 2002.

University of California, Irvine, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, Grand Rounds, “Growth Factors in Wound Healing,” Orange, CA, August 18, 2003.

University of California, Irvine, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, Grand Rounds, “Advances in Aesthetic Hair Restoration,” Orange, CA, February 23, 2004

University of California, Irvine, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, Grand Rounds, “The Lower Eyelid: Restoring Palpebral Fissure Shape After Previous Blepharoplasty,” Orange, CA, April 25, 2005.

University of California, Irvine, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, Grand Rounds, “Saddle Nose Deformity,” Orange, CA, November 26, 2005.

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, Moderator, “Interesting Case Conference,” Los Angeles, CA September 18, 2008.

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