Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

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1968-70 University of Toronto/Toronto, Canada Premed Program Premedical
1970-74 University of Toronto/Toronto, Canada M.D. Medicine
1974-75 Columbia University Mary Imogene Bassett H./Cooperstown, NY Intern General Surgery
1975-76 Columbia University/Mary Imogene Bassett H./Cooperstown, NY Junior Resident General Surgery
1976-77 Harvard University Beth Israel Hospital/Mass. General Hospital & Shriner's Burn Institute/Boston, MA Junior Resident General Surgery
1977-78 Columbia University/Mary Imogene Bassett H./Cooperstown, NY Senior Resident General Surgery
1978-79 Columbia University/Mary Imogene Bassett H./Cooperstown, NY Chief Resident General Surgery
1979-81 Harvard University/Peter Bent Brigham & Children's Hospitals/Boston, MA Senior & Chief Resident Plastic Surgery

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATION, ETC.

1974-75 Medical License, Ontario
1975-present Licenciate, Medical Council of Canada
1975-86 Medical License, New York
1979-86 Medical License, Massachusetts
1980-90 Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
1981-present Medical License, California
1982-present Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (#2633)
1985-present Fellow, American College of Surgeons

 

PRINCIPAL ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD:

1979-81 Harvard University Clinical Instructor in Surgery
1981-83 University of California, San Francisco Assistant Professor in Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
1983-85 University of California, San Francisco Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery
2011-present Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA Adjunct Instructor in Plastic Surgery

 

ANCILLARY POSITIONS HELD CONCURRENTLY:

1981-82 University of California, San Francisco, CA Assistant Chief of Plastic Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital
1983 University of California, San Francisco, CA Chief of Plastic Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital
1983-1995 Juris Bunkis, M.D., Inc., Danville, CA Chairman, Board of Directors, President
1989-96 Blackhawk Surgery Center, Inc., Danville, CA Chairman, Board of Directors, President, Medical Director, Founder
1994-1998 United Bridges, Inc. Chairman, Board of Directors, President, Co-Founder
1994-96 Tassajara Valley Little League, Danville, CA Player Agent, Board of Directors
1995-2001 RPSMA, Inc., Danville, California Chairman, Board of Directors, President
1995-2005 Hospital de la Familia Foundation, San Francisco, CA Board of Directors
1996-2001 Blackhawk Surgery Center, Inc., Danville, CA Assistant Medical Director
1999-2001 OnlySports.com, Pleasanton, CA Chief Operating Officer, Board of Directors, Co-Founder (company became CaptiVision)
2001-present Orange County Plastic Surgery MA, Inc. Chairman, Board of Directors, President, Co-Founder
2000-2002 NorCal Baseball, Inc. Danville, CA Board of Directors, Co-Founder
2000-2005 Burning Galileo Films for the feature film, “F-Stops,“ Los Angeles, CA Chief Financial Officer, Executive Producer
2001-2005 Margarita’s Cocina Mexicana, Inc. Danville, CA Secretary, Board of Directors, Co-Founder
2001-2002 CaptiVision Network, Inc. Fremont, CA Secretary, Board of Directors, Co-Founder
2004-present San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, Special Services Bureau
2009-2012 Orange County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, Aero Squadron Reserve Unit
2011-present MD Performance, Inc. Co-Founder, Secretary - Board of Directors
2011-present Republic of Latvia Honorary Consul
2015-present Los Angeles Consular Corps Treasurer, Executive Committee

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1974-1975 Ontario Medical Association
1979-89 American Medical Association
1981-86 Massachusetts Medical Society
1982-91 Howard C. Naffziger Surgical Society
1982-88 American Burn Association
1982-95 American Association for Hand Surgery
1983-88 San Francisco Medical Society
1983-99 California Medical Society
1984-99 Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
1984-present California Society of Plastic Surgeons
1984-present American Society of Plastic Surgeons
1985-present Plastic Surgery Research Council
1987-present American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
1988-99 Pan Pacific Surgical Association
1989-1993 American Latvian Physicians Association
1989-1999 Lipoplasty Society of North America
1992-present International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
1993-present Latvian Medical and Dental Association
2004-present Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery
2009-present American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons
2011-present Los Angeles Consular Corps

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

1992 Honorary memberships, Associatio Medicorum Bohemoslovacorum J.E. Purkyne and the Societas Bohemoslovaca Chirurgiae Plasticae, Prague
1995 Knighthood, Cavalieri di San Marco (Knights of San Marco), Venice
2000 Angel Wings Award, Angel Wings Foundation, Concord CA
2001 Feature Film, “F-Stops” - Silver Medal, Houston Film Festival, Houston TX
2006 Man of Character Award, Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES

1981-82 American College of Surgeons, Northern California Plastic Surgery Section Assistant Program Chairman
1983-86 American College of Surgeons, Northern California Plastic Surgery Section Program Chairman
1983-84 American Association for Hand Surgery Program Committee
1984-85 American Association for Hand Surgery Socioeconomics Committee
1984-85 California Society of Plastic Surgeons Program Committee
1984-87 Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Inservice Examination Integument Subcommittee
1985-present Hospital de la Familia Foundation Medical Advisor
1986-87 American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Tel Med Subcommittee
1987-89 California Society of Plastic Surgeons Ethics Committee
1987-89 California Society of Plastic Surgeons Newsletter Committee
1987-89 California Society of Plastic Surgeons B.M.Q.A. Liaison Committee
1994-98 Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation International Symposia Committee
2011-present Honorary Consul Republic of Latvia
2015-present Treasurer, Executive Committee Los Angeles Consular Corps

 

POSTGRADUATE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES ATTENDED

1979-present Attended sufficient continuing education courses to maintain certification
1979 Private Pilot Certificate, Airplane Single Engine Land Rating
1997 UC Berkeley Extension XB1 (Introduction to Accounting)
1998 UC Berkeley Extension - Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement
1998 SCUBA Diving, PADI Certification
1999 SCUBA Diving, PADI Advanced Diver Certification
2001 Airplane, single engine land, instrument rating
2002 Commercial pilot certificate
2004 PC832 Class, San Bernardino Valley College
2006 Airplane, multi engine land, instrument rating
2008 Type rating, Eclipse 500, twin engine jet
2009 CERT training (Community Emergency Response Teams)
2010-11 Level III Post Training, San Bernardino Valley College - San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

 

INVITED LECTURES

1981 What's New in Skin Grafting? Postgraduate Course in Trauma sponsored by the Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons San Francisco, CA
1981 Wound Care City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health Wound Healing Workshop San Francisco, CA
1982 Genitourinary Reconstruction-Panel Discussion Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons' Spring Meeting San Francisco, CA
1982 Maxillofacial Trauma San Francisco General Hospital Operating Room Inservice San Francisco, CA
1983 What's New in Plastic Surgery? Licensed Vocational Nurses' League of California Annual Convention San Jose, CA
1983 Degloving Injuries of the Lower Extremities Western Podiatry Congress Reno, NV
1983 The Reconstructive Ladder Approach to Lower Extremity Defects Western Podiatry Congress Reno, NV
1983 Vascular Disorders of the Hand American Society for Surgery of the Hand Regional Review Course San Francisco, CA
1983 The Versatile Rectus Abdominis Flap. Southern Alameda Surgical Society Fall Meeting Hayward, CA
1983 Plastic Surgery and the Plastic Surgeon Rotary International Hayward, CA
1983 The Management of Maxillofacial Trauma Postgraduate Course, Trauma Update 1983, sponsored by the Northern California Committee of Trauma of the American College of Surgeons San Francisco, CA
1984 Abdominal Wall, Perineal and Genital Reconstruction (discussant and panel chairman) Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons' Spring Meeting San Francisco, CA
1984 The Rectus Abdominis Flap Eden Hospital Grand Rounds Castro Valley, CA
1984 Management of the Burned Circumoral and Nasal Areas New Concepts in Burn Wound Care and Rehabilitation sponsored by the International Society for Burn Injuries San Francisco, CA
1984 Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Stanford Plastic Surgery Board Review Course. Stanford University Medical Center Palo Alto, CA
1985 Head and Neck Surgery (discussant and panel chairman) Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeon's Spring Meeting San Francisco, CA
1985 Guatemala - A Surgeon's Travelogue San Leandro Vesper Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds San Leandro, CA
1985 Guatemala - A Surgeon's Travelogue Children's Hospital Grand Rounds Oakland, CA
1985 Accents - The New Permanent Lashliner UCSF Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds San Francisco, CA
1985 Accents - The New Permanent Lashliner University of Massachusetts Visiting Professorship Worcester, MA
1985 A Review of Breast Surgery Stanford Board Review Course. Stanford University Medical Center Palo Alto, CA
1986 Body Sculpting Employing the Suction Assisted Lipectomy Technique American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive. Surgical Nurses Coronado, CA
1986 Nuances in Secondary Rhinoplasty (panel chairman) Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons' Spring Meeting San Francisco, CA
1986 Wound Management - Simple to Complex Laurel Grove Hospital Grand Rounds Castro Valley, CA
1986 Aesthetic Surgery Update Laurel Grove Hospital Public Education Program Castro Valley, CA
1986 Rectus Abdominis Flap Update St. Francis Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds San Francisco, CA
1986 The Suction Lipectomy Procedure Humana Hospital Grand Rounds San Leandro, CA
1986 Aesthetic Considerations in Orthognathic Surgery Orthognathic-Surgical Correction of Dentofacial Deformities Symposium San Leandro, CA
1987 Aesthetic Surgery Update Adult Education Program, Humana Hospital San Leandro, CA
1988 Management of Facial Soft Tissue Defects Highland General Hospital Oral Surgery Grand Rounds Oakland, CA
1988 Plastic Surgery Update Humana Hospital Community Education Program San Leandro, CA
1988 Adult Education Program Physician's Community Hospital San Leandro, CA
1989 Cosmetic Surgery Physician's Community Hospital Adult Education Program San Leandro, CA
1989 Surgery in the Third World Rotary International Hayward, CA
1990 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
1991 Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Cosmetic Surgery Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
1992 Building a Dream UCSF Plastic Surgery Lecture Series San Francisco, CA
1992 Care for the Aesthetic Patient Postgraduate Course, sponsored by the EMCO Privatklinik Bad Durrnberg, Austria
1992 Running an Outpatient Aesthetic Surgery Center Charles University Hospital Prague, Czechoslovakia
1992 Forehead Lifts Panel on Avoiding Complications in Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation International Committee Prague, Czechoslovakia
1992 Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Cosmetic Surgery Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
1993 Cosmetic Surgery Update Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
1993 Medical Mission to Guatemala UC Berkeley Museum of Art, Science & Culture Danville, CA
1993 Cosmetic Surgery for the 90's Alameda County Dental Society Meeting Oakland, CA
1994 Conditions in the Guatemala Highlands Rotary International Noon Club Tracy, CA
1994 1993 Medical Trip to Guatemala Rotary International Breakfast Club Tracy, CA
1994 Cosmetic Surgery 1994 Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1994 Surgery in the Rain Forest Tracy Community Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Conference Tracy, CA
1995 Aesthetic Surgery for the 90's Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1996 Aesthetic Laser Surgery Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1996 Aesthetic Surgery Update Blackhawk Country Club Danville, CA
1996 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Columbia Hospital San Leandro, CA
1997 Lasers in Cosmetic Surgery Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1997 Aesthetic Surgery and You Columbia Hospital San Leandro, CA
1997 Renova and Skin Resurfacing Nordstroms Pleasanton, CA
1997 The Role of Ultrasonic Liposuction in Body Contouring Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1997 Sun Damage - Prevention and Correction Nordstroms Pleasanton, CA
1997 Lasers and Cosmetic Surgery Tracy Community Memorial Hospital Tracy, CA
1997 Breast Surgery and Body Contouring Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1997 Look as Good as You Feel Nordstroms Walnut Creek, CA
1997 Office-Based Ambulatory Surgery: Benefits and Problems American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Chicago, IL
1998 New Year-New You! Nordstroms Pleasanton, CA
1998 Aesthetic Surgery '98 Blackhawk Surgery Center Danville, CA
1999 Aesthetic Surgery Update Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
1999 Aesthetic Surgery and You Hayward Centennial Hall Hayward, CA
2000 Plastic Surgery 2000 San Leandro Education Center San Leandro, CA
2000 Plastic Surgery 2000 Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
2000 Plastic Surgery 2000 New Comers Organization Dublin, CA
2001 The New Cohesive Gel Implant Study Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
2001 Plastic Surgery Update Blackhawk Medical Center Danville, CA
2001 Plastic Surgery in the New Millenium Tangles Salon and Spa Tracy, CA
2001 Everything you wanted to know about Cosmetic Surgery Crow Canyon Country Club San Ramon, CA
2002 Introduction to Plastic Surgery Coto de Caza Womens’ Group, Coto de Caza Country Club Coto de Caza, CA
2002 An Evening with Botox Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2002 An Evening of Beauty and Fashion Holiday Inn Laguna Nigel, CA
2002 Be Fit & Look Fabulous Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2003 Plastic Surgery for Seniors Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods, CA
2003 An Overview of Aesthetic Surgery Mrs. USA and Mrs. Globe Pageants. Hyatt Hotel Palm Springs, CA
2003 Breast Cancer and Aesthetic Surgery Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2003 Extreme Makeover Reniu Laser Day Spa Dana Point, CA
2003 Minimal Pain Aesthetic Surgery with the On-Q System Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2004 Plastic Surgery Update Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods, CA
2004 Extreme Makeover and Aesthetic Surgery Holiday Inn Laguna Nigel, CA
2004 What’s New in Aesthetic Surgery Bellagio Spa and Salon Newport Beach, CA
2004 Cosmetic Surgery & Dentisty Reniu Laser Day Spa Dana Point, CA
2005 Plastic Surgery 2005 Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods, CA
2005 Aesthetic Surgery Holiday Inn Laguna Nigel, CA
2005 What Can Plastic Surgery do for You? Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2005 Aesthetic Surgery Update Bellagio Spa and Salon Newport Beach, CA
2006 Cosmetic Surgery Update Holiday Inn Laguna Nigel, CA
2006 Image is Everything Phenomenal Women Seminar Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2006 Look as Good as You Feel Bell Tower Seminar Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2006 Plastic Surgery in the 3rd World and in OC Bell Tower Seminar Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2007 The Complete Makeover Fairmont Hotel Newport Beach, CA
2007 Facial Rejuvenation Ayers Hotel Laguna Hills, CA
2007 What’s New and Wonderful in Plastic Surgery El Niguel Country Club Laguna Niguel, CA
2007 What’s New in Skin Care Empresa Corporate Plaza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2008 Plastic Surgery and the New You! Ilona by Dezign Foothill Ranch, CA
2008 The Latest in Skin Care Tomas Professional Center Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2008 Plastic Surgery – Look As Good As You Feel Fairmont Hotel Newport Beach, CA
2009 Plastic Surgery to Hold You Through a Down Economy Ayers Hotel Laguna Hills, CA
2009 Cosmetic Injectibles Ilona’s by Dezin Foothill Ranch, CA
2009 What Plastic Surgery Can Do For You Bella Faccia Salon Costa Mesa, CA
2010 A Valentine’s Affair Tomas Professional Center Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2010 Plastic Surgery 2010 Fairmont Hotel Newport Beach, CA
2010 Feel Good, Look Good Laguna Cliffs Resort and Spa Dana Point, CA
2010 Injectibles to Facelifts The Pampered Ladies Cruise Newport Harbor, CA
2010 Plastic Surgery for 2010 El Niguel Country Club Laguna Niguel, CA
2011 Introducing MD Performance Skin Care Tomas Professional Center Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2011 An Evening of Beauty and Wisdom Fairmont Hotel Newport Beach, CA
2011 Botox and Other Quick Fixes Bella Faccia Salon Costa Mesa, CA
2011 Plastic Surgery in the New Economy Ayers Hotel Laguna Hills, CA
2012 Something Special for Your Valentine Tomas Professional Center Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
2012 My Consular Corps Duties American Latvian Association Ann Arbor, MI
2012 Plastic Surgery Extravaganza Aphrodite’s Grecian Medical Spa Danville CA
2012 Love the Skin You Are In Seaside Skin Care Seminar San Clemente, CA
2013 Ring in the New You Orange County Surgery Center Pleasanton, CA
2013 Be Beautiful Spring Event Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2013 Cutting Edge Plastic Surgery - How to Look Younger Longer…Confidently Beauty Industry West Annual Trade Show Los Angeles, CA
2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Event Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2013 Latvian Independence – How to Keep It Latvian Community Center Los Angeles, CA
2013 Aesthetic Injectables Swiss Clinique Corona Del Mar, CA
2014 Plastic Surgery for Senior Citizens Ayers Hotel Laguna Hills, CA
2014 Advances in Eyelid Surgery Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2014 What Can Botox Do For You? Hudson Salon Laguna Beach, CA
2014 Latvian Independence – Lessons for Today Latvian Community Center Los Angeles, CA
2014 The Ukrainian Holodomor Massacres Grand Park Genocide Monument Los Angeles, CA
2015 Botox and Migraine Headaches Swiss Clinique Corona Del Mar, CA
2015 Breast Enhancement Surgery Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2015 The Science of Heat – ThermiGen Treatments Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2015 ThermiSmooth and ThermiTight Body Contouring and ThermiVa Vaginal Rejuvenation Hudson Salon Laguna Beach, CA
2015 MiniLift vs Tradional Lift – Options in Facial Rejuvenation Orange County Surgery Center Newport Beach, CA
2015 Latvian Independence Latvian Community Center San Diego, CA
2015 What Latvian Independence Means to Me Latvian Community Center Los Angeles, CA
2015 The Ukrainian Holodomor – Lessons for Today Grand Park Genocide Monument Los Angeles, CA

 

PRESENTATIONS AT REGIONAL/NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

1980 Vulvar Lymphangioma New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Sturbridge, MA
1980 The Evolution of Techniques for Reconstruction of Full Thickness Cheek Defects American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons New Orleans, LA
1981 Agenesis of the Scalp and Skull New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Hyannis, MA
1982 Experience with the Lower Rectus (Hartrampf) Operation for Breast Reconstruction American Association of Plastic Surgeons Colorado Springs, CO
1982 Functional Analysis of Metacarpal Transfer of Central Digit Loss American Association for Hand Surgery Maui, HI
1982 The Versatile Rectus Abdominis Flap American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Waikiki, HI
1983 Fasciocutaneous Flaps for Chronic Open Olecranon Bursae California Society of Plastic Surgeons Scottsdale, AZ
1983 Treatment of Blast Injuries of the Hand California Society of Plastic Surgeons Scottsdale, AZ
1983 Proplast Implants for Augmentation of Facial Defects International Congress of Plastic Surgery Montreal, Canada
1983 Fasciocutaneous Flap Coverage for Periolecralon Defects American Association for Hand Surgery Dallas, TX
1983 Optimum Management of Hand Blast Injuries American Association for Hand Surgery Dallas, TX
1983 Experience with Two Fasciocutaneous Free Flap Models American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Dallas, TX
1983 Full Thickness Cheek Reconstruction Employing Simultaneous Deltopectoral and Pectoralis Major Musculocutaneous Flaps American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Dallas, TX
1984 Buccal Lipectomy-Operative Technique American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Washington, D.C.
1984 The Posterior Calf Fasciocutaneous Free Flap for Reconstruction of Upper Extremity Defects California Society of Plastic Surgeons Maui, HI
1984 Buccal Lipectomy North West Plastic Surgery Society Juneau, AK
1985 Quantitative Analysis of Blood and Fat in Suction Lipectomy Aspirates California Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterey, CA
1985 A Review of Rhomboid and Other Local Cutaneous Flaps for the Treatment of Pressure Sores California Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterey, CA
1985 A Simple Technique for Fixation of Subcondylar Fractures California Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterey, CA
1985 Shotgun Blast Injuries to the Groin - Reconstruction Using the Rectus Abdominis Flap California Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterey, CA
1985 An Analysis of Problems with Cartilage Grafts in Reconstruction of the Nose California Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterey, CA
1985 Reconstruction of the Upper Lip in Males Using a Free Hairbearing Occipital Scalp Flap The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Boston, MA
1992 Aesthetic Breast Surgery as an Outpatient Procedure The Austrian Society for Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Vienna, Austria
1997 Present Status of Day Surgery in Lumbardy & Tuscany versus the United States of America The Italian Aesthetic Society Milan, Italy
1997 Preoperative and Postoperative Care of Same Day Surgery Patients The Italian Aesthetic Society Milan, Italy
2003 The Midface Lift – my Technique The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Newport Beach, CA
2003 Aesthetic Surgery in the USA The Jungwirth Plastic Surgery Clinic Salzburg, Austria
2004 How to Present a Seminar The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Incline Village, NV
2004 The Modern Mid-Face Lift with Live Video The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Incline Village, NV
2005 Lower Face Lift The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Squaw Valley, CA
2005 Starting a Practice – the Second Time Around The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Squaw Valley, CA
2005 Starting a Practice – What Worked for Me The Second Time Around The Art of Business Building, Cosmetic Surgery 2005 Seminar Los Angeles, CA
2005 My Experience with Medical Scheduling Software Programs The Art of Business Building 2. Cosmetic Surgery 2005 Seminar Newport Beach, CA
2005 Starting a Practice The 2nd Time Around The Art of Business Building 2. Cosmetic Surgery 2005 Seminar Newport Beach, CA
2005 The Creation of a Successful Seminar The Art of Business Building 2. Cosmetic Surgery 2005 Seminar Newport Beach, CA
2011 The “Natural Facelift” – A Personal Journey Riga Stradins University Latvia
2011 Ancillary Facial Procedures Accompanying Facelift Surgery Riga Stradins University Latvia
2013 Facelifts: Which Plane, When and Why California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery Winter Symposium Truckee, CA
2013 Facelift Panel California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery Winter Symposium Truckee, CA
2015 Combining Facelift Surgery with Laser Resurfacing Advanced Aesthetics & Cosmetic Dermatology Meeting Marina Del Rey, CA
2015 Facelift Panel California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery Winter Symposium Squaw Valley, CA
2015 Facelift Surgery – Personal Technique Austrian Society of Plastic Surgery Salzburg, Austria
2015 Breast Augmentation – Personal Technique Austrian Society of Plastic Surgery Salzburg, Austria
2015 The Sound of Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, USA Austrian Society of Plastic Surgery Salzburg, Austria

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

1982 Department of Oral Surgery Faculty Search Committee University of California, San Francisco
1982-83 Division of Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference Faculty Advisor University of California, San Francisco
1984-2000 Examiner, Mock Oral Examinations at the Annual Plastic Surgery Board Review Course Stanford University

 

HOSPITAL SERVICE

1981-82 Infectious Disease Committee San Francisco General
1982-83 Credentials Committee San Francisco General
1982-83 Tissue Committee San Francisco General
1984-85 Infection Control Committee Humana, San Leandro
1984-85 Postgraduate Education Committee Eden, Castro Valley
1985 Burn Committee Eden, Castro Valley
1986 Quality Control Committee Laurel Grove, Castro Valley
1986-87 Emergency Services Committee Humana, San Leandro
1987-88 Infection Control Committee Humana, San Leandro
1988 Anesthesia Committee Physicians' Community, San Leandro
1989-2001 Quality Assurance Committee Blackhawk Surgery Center, Danville
1989-2001 Executive Committee Blackhawk Surgery Center, Danville
1990-91 Infection Control/Pharmacy Physicians Community Committee, San Leandro
1990-96 Pharmacy Committee Blackhawk Surgery Center, Danville
1996-2001 Medical Advisory Committee Blackhawk Surgery Center, Danville

 

FORMAL TEACHING

1981-83 Surgery 110 - 3 formal one-hour lectures every six weeks to third year medical students plus 3 hours per week as preceptor to two students for personalized, in-depth surgical teaching
1982 Introduction to Clinical Medicine - second year medical students

 

INFORMAL TEACHING

1981-83 Daily ward rounds with house staff (average one hour daily) to see all patients and discuss difficult cases
1981-83 Operating Room Teaching - each patient at the University discussed with the intern or resident preoperatively as well as postoperatively and the house officer supervised during the operative procedure.
1984-85 Operating Room and Clinical Teaching - sessions with UCSF residents at San Francisco General Hospital
1985-present Operating Room and Clinical Teaching - two weeks of intensive teaching (approx. 60 hours weekly) of plastic surgery residents in the care of patients with major defects, particularly congenital anomalies, at the Hospital de la Familia, Neuvo Progreso, Guatemala
1992 Operating Room and Clinical Teaching, at the EMCO clinic in Salzburg, Austria; and at the University of Riga in Latvia and Charles University in Czechoslovakia
2011 Operating Room and Clinical Teaching at the Riga Stradins University, Latvia

 

RESEARCH

1982 Viral wound infections
1982 Limb transplantation with Cyclosporin immunosuppression
1983 Digital fluometric quantification of expanded skin ischemia
1985-1986 Quantification of blood to fat ratios in suction lipectomy aspirates
1985-87 Psychological analysis of suction lipectomy patients
1995-2001 Long term study of saline filled breast implants, clinical investigator for McGhan Corporation
1997-present Long term studies of gel filled implants, clinical investigator for Mentor Corporation and McGhan/Allergan Corporation
1999-2001 Long term study of saline filled breast implants, clinical investigator for PIP Corporation
2001-present Long term study of cohesive gel breast implants, clinical investigator for McGhan/Allergan Corporation
2008-2010 Investigator, “A randomized, double-blind, multi-center comparison of the safety and efficacy of gel and gel plus versus Restylane for the correction of nasolabial folds for Coapt Systems, Inc. Protocol 0230
2015-present Principal Investigator, “A study of the efficacy of the ThermiSmooth 250 External Radio Frequency treatments” for ThermiAesthetics, Inc. IRB Co ID 1209

 

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

1980 Bunkis, J., Mehrhof, A.I. and Stayman, J.W. Metastatic lesions of the hand and foot. Orthopedic Review 9:97
1981 Bunkis, J. and Mehrhof, A.I. Synovial osteochondromatosis. Surgical Rounds 3:63
1981 Bunkis, J., Mehrhof, A.I. and Stayman, J.W. Radiation induced carcinoma of the hand. Journal of Hand Surgery 6:384
1981 Bunkis, J. and Wolfort, F.G. Vulvar lymphatic malformation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 68:784
1982 Bunkis, J., Mulliken, J.B., Upton, J. and Murray, J.E. The evolution of techniques for reconstruction of full thickness cheek defects. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 70:319
1982 Bunkis, J and Carter, R.D. Peripheral metastasis from genitourinary tumors. Urology 19:304
1982 Stackhouse, C. and Bunkis, J. Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae. Surgical Rounds 5:87
1982 Cole, A.R., Walton, R.L. and Bunkis, J. Von Recklinghausen's disease. Surgical Rounds 5:93
1983 Williams, K., Walton, R.L. and Bunkis, J. Aspergillus colonization associated with bilateral silicone mammary implants. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 71:261
1983 Walton, R.L and Bunkis, J. A free occipital hair bearing flap for reconstruction of the upper lip. British Journal of Plastic Surgery 36:168
1983 Rude, T., Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Hypertensive leg ulcers. Journal of Foot Surgery 22:134
1983 Stackhouse, C.L., Bunkis, J. and Alpern, H.D. Extraosseous osteogenic sarcoma. New York State Medical Journal 83:990
1983 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L. and Mathes, S.J. The rectus abdominis free flap for lower extremity reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery 11:373
1983 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L., Mathes, S.J., Krizek, T.J. and Vasconez, L.O. Experience with the transverse lower rectus operation for breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 72:819
1984 Bunkis, J. and Sladek, S. Hepatocellular carcinoma. Surgical Rounds 9:121
1984 Walton, R.L. and Bunkis, J. The posterior calf fasciocutaneous free flap. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 74:76
1985 Bradner, M., Bunkis, J. and Trengove-Jones, G. Meat grinder injuries to the upper extremity. Annals of Plastic Surgery 14:454
1985 Bunkis, J., Gherini, S. and Walton, R.L. Maggot therapy revisited. The Western Journal of Medicine 142:554
1985 Colen, L., Bunkis, J., Gordon, L. and Walton, R.L. Functional analysis of metacarpal transfer for central digital loss. Journal of Hand Surgery 10A:232
1985 Bunkis, J., Ryu, R., Walton, R.L., Epstein, L.I. and Vasconez, L.O. Fasciocutaneous flap coverage of periolecranon defects. Annals of Plastic Surgery 14:361
1986 Bradner, M.D. and Bunkis, J. Pilomatrixoma presenting as a parotid mass. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 78:518
1986 Goodpasture, J. and Bunkis, J. Quantitative analysis of blood and fat in suction lipectomy aspirates. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 78:765
1987 Bradner, M.D. and Bunkis, J. Shotgun blast injuries to the groin: rectus abdominis flap reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery 18:541
1987 Grotting, J.D., Bunkis, J. and Vasconez, L.O. Pressure sore carcinoma. Annals of Plastic Surgery 18:527
1989 Bunkis, J. and Fudem, G.M. Rectus abdominis flap closure of ischiosacral pressure sore. Annals of Plastic Surgery 23:447
1990 Stompro, B.E. and Bunkis, J. Surgical treatment of nasal obstruction secondary to craniofacial fibrous dysplasia. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 85:197
1990 Logan, S.E., Bunkis, J and Walton, R.L. Optimum management of hand blast injuries. International Surgery 75:109-114
1992 Bunkis, J. A personal perspective on planning a surgery center. Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Vol 6, No 2, pgs 131-139
2004 Bunkis, J. and Haworth, T. How to present a seminar. Plastic Surgery Products April issue

 

ABSTRACTS

1980 Bunkis, J., Mulliken, J.B. and Murray, J.E. The evolution of techniques for reconstruction of full thickness cheek defects. Plastic Surgical Forum 3:231
1982 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L. and Mathes, S.J. The versatile rectus abdominis flap. Plastic Surgical Forum 5:218
1983 Bunkis, J., Epstein, L.I., and Walton, R.L. Proplast implants for augmentation of facial defects. Transactions of the VIII International Congress of Plastic Surgery. Montreal, Canada, p. 360
1983 Replogle, S., Bunkis, J. and Vasconez, L.O. Fasciocutaneous flaps. Transactions of the VIII International congress of Plastic Surgery. Montreal, Canada, p. 252
1983 Bunkis, J., Logan, S.E. and Walton, R.L. Full thickness cheek reconstruction employing simultaneous deltopectoral and pectoralis major musculocutaneous flaps. Plastic Surgical Forum 6:8
1983 Walton, R.L., Logan, S.E., Bunkis, J and Asko, S. Experience with two fasciocutaneous flap models. Plastic Surgical Forum 6:158
1987 Logan, S.E., Bunkis, J. and Weeks, P.M. Current concepts in the management of devastating hand injuries. Transactions of the IX International Congress of Plastic Surgery, p. 532. Delhi, India
1992 Bunkis, J., Kemerer, W. and Jungwirth, J. Aesthetic breast surgery as an outpatient procedure. Osterreichisce Gesellschaft fur Plastische, Asthetische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie, p. 27. Vienna, Austria
1997 Bunkis, J. and Luccioli, G.M. Present status of day surgery in Lumbardy and Tuscany versus the United States of America. Societa' di Chirurgia Estetica Italiana, X Corso Internazionale di Aggiornamento in Chirurgia Estetica, p. 101. Milan, Italy
1997 Bedford, T. and Bunkis, J. Preoperative and postoperative care of same day surgery patients. Societa' di Chirurgia Estetica Italiana, X Corso Internazionale di Aggiornamento in Chirurgia Estetica, p. 103. Milan, Italy

 

BOOK REVIEWS

1984 Bunkis, J. Book review of Barrett, B.M., Jr. (ed): Manual of Patient Care in Plastic Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 12:395
1984 Bunkis, J. Book review of McCoy, F.J., Bauer, R.O., Haynes, B.W., Hoen, R.J., Miller, S.H. and Whitaker, L.A. (ed). 1983 Year Book of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 13:90

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1983 Galante, J., Vasconez, L.O., Walton, R.L. and Bunkis, J. Tumors of the Head and Neck. In Way, L.W. (ed). Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment, 6th ed., Los Alto, CA. Lange Medical Publications
1984 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Wound Management. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma, 1984-85. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1984 Walton, R.L. and Bunkis, J. Maxillofacial Trauma. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma, 1984-85. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1984 Bunkis, J, and Walton, R.L. Burns. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma, 1984-85. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1986 Mathes, S.J. and Bunkis, J. Innervated and Myocutaneous Flaps for Decubiti. In Jackson, I.T. and Sommerlad, B. (ed). Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery-3. Edinburgh, Scotland. Churchill Livingstone.
1986 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Wound Management. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma-2. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1986 Walton, R.L., Bunkis, J. and Borah, G.L. Maxillofacial Trauma. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma-2. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1986 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Burns. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma-2. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1987 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Wound Management. In Callaham, M. (ed). Current Therapy in Emergency Medicine. Toronto, Canada. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1990 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. The Rectus Abdominis Flap for Groin Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O. and Hall-Findlay, E.J. (ed). Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps. Boston, MA. Little, Brown and Company
1990 Walton, R.L., Bunkis, J. and Hurwitz, D.J. The Gluteal Thigh Flap for Reconstruction of Perineal Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O., and Hall-Findlay, E.J (ed). Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps. Boston, MA. Little, Brown, and Company
1990 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L. and Hurwitz, D.J. The Gluteal Thigh Flap for Reconstruction of Trochanteric Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O. and Hall-Findlay, E.J. (ed). The Encyclopedia of Flaps. Boston, MA. Little, Brown, and Company
1991 Walton, R.W., Chick, L.R. and Bunkis, J. Wounds. In Trunkey, D.D. and Lewis, F.R., Jr. (ed). Current Therapy of Trauma. Philadelphia, PA. B.C. Decker
1991 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L. and Pirlo, A. Wound Management. In Callaham, M. (ed). Current Practice of Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia, PA. B.C. Decker, Inc.
1998 Bunkis, J. and Walton, R.L. Rectus Abdominis Flap for Groin Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O. and Hall-Findlay, E.J. (ed). Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps, Second Edition. New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA. Lippincott-Raven Publishers
1998 Walton, R.L., Hurwitz, D.J., and Bunkis, J. Gluteal Thigh Flap for Reconstruction of Perineal Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O., and Hall-Findlay, E.J (ed). Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps, Second Edition. New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA. Lippincott-Raven Publishers
1998 Bunkis, J., Walton, R.L. and Hurwitz, D.J. Gluteal Thigh Flap for Reconstruction of Lateral Thigh Defects. In Strauch, B., Vasconez, L.O. and Hall-Findlay, E.J. (ed). The Encyclopedia of Flaps, Second Edition. New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA. Lippincott-Raven Publishers

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