Alexander F. Au, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

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Division of Plastic Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 14th Fl. South PCAM
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156627300
BS (Biology)
Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 2000.
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, MN, 2004.
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Selected Publications

Au A: Transverse infra-clavicular thoracoacromial (TIC TAC): A new approach to a rarely used recipient in microsurgical breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2016 (in press).

Zhu VZ, Tuggle CT, Au AF: Promise and limitations of big data research in plastic surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 76(4): 453-458, Apr. 2016.

Shah A, Sawh R, Wills A, Walker C, Au A: Novel penile splint and its use in microsurgical penile replantation. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 135(6): 1082e-1083e, June 2015.

Shah A, Rowlands M, Au A: Barbed sutures and tendon repair: A review. Hand (New York, N.Y.) 10(1): 6-15, Mar. 2015.

Tuggle CT, Patel A, Broer N, Persing JA, Sosa JA, Au AF: Increased hospital volume is associated with improved outcomes following abdominal-based breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery 48(6): 382-328, Dec. 2014.

Travieso R, Patel A, Au AF: Industry-sponsored research in plastic surgery: Implications and considerations. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 134(5): 858e-859e, Nov. 2014 Notes: (letter).

Berlin NL, Tuggle CT, Thomson JG, Au A: Digit replantation in children: A nationwide analysis of outcomes and trends of 455 pediatric patients. Hand (New York, N.Y.) 9(2): 244-252, June 2014.

Fischer JP, Nelson JA, Au A, Tuggle CT, Serletti JM, Wu LC: Complications and morbidity following breast reconstruction: A review of 16,063 cases from the 2005-2010 NSQIP datasets. Journal of Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery 48(2): 104-114, Apr. 2014.

Pfaff MJ, Alcon A, Au AF, Patel A: Bringing breast reconstruction to the forefront. The Breast Journal 20(2): 224-225, Mar./Apr. 2014 Notes: (letter).

Sue GR, Lannin DR, Au AF, Narayan D, Chagpar AB: Factors associated with decision to pursue mastectomy and breast reconstruction for treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. American Journal of Surgery 206(5): 682-685, Nov. 2013.

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