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Michael S. Hu, MD, MPH, MS

  • Resident (Integrated)

Dr. Michael Hu grew up on the sunny beaches of Southern California. He earned a B.S. in Biochemistry with Computing Specialization from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a M.S. in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. He then received a joint M.D./M.P.H. from New York Medical College, during which he underwent a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Training Program. He subsequently attended the University of Hawaii for general surgery residency training and Stanford University for a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Michael T. Longaker and Dr. H. Peter Lorenz. At Stanford, Dr. Hu was extremely privileged to work with distinguished faculty on exciting research aimed at solving important, unanswered questions in plastic surgery. This experience led him to pursue training in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Best Abstract, 2021 Quality Innovation Challenge, 3rd Annual PITT-QUAL Mini-Symposium, 2021
Best Non-PRS Paper, Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC), 2021
Best Oral Presentation, European Plastic Surgery Research Council (EPSRC), 2019
MWSPS Top Honors, Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons (MWSPS) 2019 Annual Meeting, 2019
Clinical Research Training Program Fellow Award, National Institutes of Health, 2008-2009
Representative Publications

Dr. Hu has published over 120 manuscripts in top peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, such as Science, Annals of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, and Neligan Plastic Surgery. He has also presented over 100 abstracts at local, regional, national, and international conferences.

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