The Lattice (Official 3DHEALS Podcast)

Interview with Albert Woo, Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and 3D Printing Lab, Brown University

May 06, 2020 Albert Woo/ Brown University
The Lattice (Official 3DHEALS Podcast)
Interview with Albert Woo, Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and 3D Printing Lab, Brown University
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The Lattice (Official 3DHEALS Podcast)
Interview with Albert Woo, Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and 3D Printing Lab, Brown University
May 06, 2020
Albert Woo/ Brown University

In this episode, we are fortunate to have a few minutes with Dr. Albert Woo (in between surgeries) to learn more about his journey in 3D printing as a plastic surgeon and how he was able to work with healthcare organizations and find resources for his innovative work in the space, not just in plastic surgery but other specialties as well. Albert will be speaking on the CMF panel during 3DHEALS2020 virtually in June.  Full written, video, audio interviews can be found here

Albert S. Woo, FACS is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the treatment of cleft and craniofacial anomalies. This work has led to a particular interest in three dimensional imaging and printing of complex surgical models. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and Director of the new Lifespan 3D Printing Laboratory.

Besides medical 3D printing, Dr. Woo’s clinical interests include the surgical treatment of patients with craniosynostosis, complex and syndromic craniofacial abnormalities, and cleft deformities. In particular, he is internationally recognized as an expert in cleft palate repair, after having developed a new surgical technique for this procedure. He is also a nationally recognized for his expertise in Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery, with numerous papers and national presentations on the subject. With more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, numerous chapters and a book, Dr. Woo remains committed not only to clinical excellence but also to advancing research in the treatment of craniofacial anomalies.

Dr. Woo currently is a member of numerous societies including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including recognition by Best Doctors in America since 2011 and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors. Dr. Woo recently co-founded a startup, Implant3D.

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Show Notes

In this episode, we are fortunate to have a few minutes with Dr. Albert Woo (in between surgeries) to learn more about his journey in 3D printing as a plastic surgeon and how he was able to work with healthcare organizations and find resources for his innovative work in the space, not just in plastic surgery but other specialties as well. Albert will be speaking on the CMF panel during 3DHEALS2020 virtually in June.  Full written, video, audio interviews can be found here

Albert S. Woo, FACS is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the treatment of cleft and craniofacial anomalies. This work has led to a particular interest in three dimensional imaging and printing of complex surgical models. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and Director of the new Lifespan 3D Printing Laboratory.

Besides medical 3D printing, Dr. Woo’s clinical interests include the surgical treatment of patients with craniosynostosis, complex and syndromic craniofacial abnormalities, and cleft deformities. In particular, he is internationally recognized as an expert in cleft palate repair, after having developed a new surgical technique for this procedure. He is also a nationally recognized for his expertise in Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery, with numerous papers and national presentations on the subject. With more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, numerous chapters and a book, Dr. Woo remains committed not only to clinical excellence but also to advancing research in the treatment of craniofacial anomalies.

Dr. Woo currently is a member of numerous societies including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including recognition by Best Doctors in America since 2011 and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors. Dr. Woo recently co-founded a startup, Implant3D.

Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=STF9STPYVE2GG&source=url)