Dr. Christopher G. Trahan, MD, FACS

St. Charles Surgical Hospital &
Center For Restorative Breast Surgery

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Information

1717 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Education

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science 1996
Louisiana State University (LSU)
and Baylor University

Graduate

Doctor of Medicine 2000
LSU School of Medicine at New Orleans

Postgraduate Training

Internship:
General Surgery
LSU Health Science Center at New Orleans

Residency:
Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery
LSU Health Science Center at New Orleans

Residency:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support
Louisiana State Medical License

Professional Organizations

Member American Medical Association
Resident Member American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery
Member, Tiger Athletic Foundation

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Junior Nominee, College of Basic Sciences
Finalist for Leadership LSU
College of Basic Sciences Award for Academic Achievement
LSU License Plate Scholarship
Golden Key National Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Esprit De Corps Award
George D. Lyons Award for Excellence in Otolaryngology
AO - North America Resident Research Trauma Grant

Publications

Clarke L, Baker B, Trahan C, Myers L, Metzinger SE: A Prospective Double - Blinded Study of Mederma Skin Care vs. Placebo for Post-Traumatic Scar Reduction. Cosmetic Dermatology, March 1999:19-26

Barrat D, Trahan C, Asmar P, Nolan T, Van Meter K, Metzinger SE: Hyperbaric Oxygen as an Adjunct in Zygomycosis: Randomized Controlled Trial in a Murine Model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Vol. 45, #12, p 3601-3602, December 2001

Miller LA, Trahan C, Bidros R, Baratta RV, Rigby PL, Metzinger SE: A Comparison of Load Bearing Strengths Among Four Commercially Available Forms of Hydroxyapatite Cement. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Jul;55(1):93

Gill P, Trahan, C Lund K, Delaune C, Thibodeaux B, Guerra A, Metzinger SE: Comparison of Bacterial Inoculation and Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension in the Rabbit S1 Perforator and Latissimus Dorsi Musculocutaneous Flaps. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2005 Feb;21(2):137-43

Professional Presentations

Trahan C, Johnson P: Surgical Management of Nasal Valve Collapse - A Multifactorial Approach. Presented at 9th Annual Symposium of the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Las Vegas, NV, May 2006. Submitted for Publication March 2007. Nominated for Resident Travel Award

Bratton C, Sullivan S, Trahan C, Ichinose E, Vidrine M, Metzinger SE: A Ten-Year Review of Orbital Floor Reconstruction Comparing Alloplastic vs. Autologous Material: The Charity Hospital Experience. First Place, Southern Medical Association Meeting, 1999

Trahan C, Delaune CL, Watkins J, Hall C, King T, Nuss DW, Friedlander P: Outcome Analysis of Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit After Major Head and Neck Surgery. Presented at Triological Society Southern Section Meeting, 2003

Gill P, Trahan, C Lund K, Delaune C, Thibodeaux B, Guerra A, Metzinger SE: Comparison of Bacterial Inoculation and Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension in the Rabbit S1 Perforator and Latissimus Dorsi Musculocutaneous Flaps. Presented at LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, 2003

Trahan C, Steele MH, Suskind-Liu D, Nuss DW, Kluka E, Moses M, Liu D: Orbitofacial Masses in Children: An Endoscopic Approach. Presented in North American Skull Base Society Meeting. February 2004