Cathy Kun Ma
Postdoctoral Fellow/Fulbright Scholar
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Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS
Dr. Geoffrey C. Gurtner is the Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University. He currently serves as the Associate Chairman for Research in the Department of Surgery and is the Executive Director of the Stanford Wound Care Center. Dr. Gurtner is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and an AOA graduate of the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, a plastic surgery residency at NYU School of Medicine and received advanced training in microsurgery at the University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. He is the author of over 180 peer-reviewed publications in both scientific and surgical literature. He is an Editor for two major textbooks in the field: Grabb & Smith’s Plastic Surgery and Plastic Surgery (Third Edition). Dr. Gurtner was awarded the James Barrett Brown Award (for best paper in plastic surgery) in both 2009 and 2010 and has been named “researcher of the year” by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. His research has led to the development of novel biomedical technologies. Dr. Gurtner has founded several venture backed start-up companies