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Toby R Meltzer MD

Dr. Toby Meltzer graduated from LSU Medical School in 1983 and is board certified in both General and Plastic Surgery.

An active member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,he started practicing at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1990 and began private practice in 1996 in Portland, Oregon.

 

In 2003 he moved to Scottsdale, Arizona to expand his practice with privileges at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Campus at the Greenbaum Surgery Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Campus.

 

Dr. Meltzer performs approximately 200 Genital Reconstruction Surgery (GRS) cases per year.

 

He performs both MtF and FtM genital reconstruction surgery.

He works with a team for FtM GRS which includes both a Urologist and an OB/Gyn.

In addition, Dr. Meltzer performs Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) to feminize the face and body as well as standard cosmetic procedures.

 

 

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

B.S. Biochemistry, 1979

HONORS

Outstanding Student of the College of Chemistry and Physics, 1978, 1979

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Society

Dean's Committee of Academic Appeals

MEDICAL

Louisiana State University School of Medicine

New Orleans, Louisiana

M.D., 1983

Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

TRAINING

INTERNSHIP

General Surgery- Charity Hospital of Louisiana

Louisiana State University Department of Surgery

New Orleans, Louisiana
1983-1984

RESIDENCY

General Surgery - Charity Hospital of Louisiana

Louisiana State University Department of Surgery

New Orleans, Louisiana

1984-1988

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

1988-1990

FELLOWSHIP

Burn Surgery - Detroit Receiving Hospital

Department of Plastic Surgery

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

1986-1987

HONORS

Best Fifth Year Resident

Senior Teaching Resident

POSTGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Oregon Health Sciences University

Portland, Oregon
1996 – Present

Assistant Professor of Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery

Oregon Health Sciences University

Portland, Oregon
1990-1996

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Veterans Administration Medical Center

Portland, Oregon
1990-1995

LICENSURE

STAFF PRIVILEGES

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Arizona (Active)

California (Active)

Oregon (Inactive)

Michigan (Inactive)

Louisiana (Inactive)

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Campus

Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Campus

Scottsdale, Arizona

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
San Francisco, California

Oregon Medical Association

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

James D. Rives Surgical Society

Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons
1994-96  Secretary, Treasurer

1996-98  President

BOARD STATUS

 

Board Certification in General Surgery 5/3/89

Board Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 11/6/92

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER - REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

1. The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on the bursting strength and rate of
vascularization of skin wounds in the rat.

Meltzer TR and Myers MB

American Surgeon, Vol 52, 12:659-662, 1986

 

2. Hemostasis parameters and survival in burn patients.

Meltzer TR, Miyakawa T, DePoli PA, Sachs R, Faraq A, Mammen EF, Heggers JP, Robson MC
Surgical Forum 38:636-638, 1987

 

3.The effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wound sepsis.

Phillips LG, Robson MC, Heggers JP, Meltzer TR, Boertman JA, Manavalan K

Australian and New Zealand Burns Bulletin

Vol 1, 3:12-13, 1988

 

4. DRG-driven change in burn wound management: A success story.

Smith, Jr, DJ, Robson MC, Meltzer TR, Smith AA, McHugh TP, Heggers JP

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 82:710-712, 1988

 

5. The effect of endogenous skin bacteria on burn wound sepsis.

Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K, Smith DJ

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989

 

6. A dressing for difficult topography.

 Phillips LG, Jarlsburg C, Mathoney K, Gracia W, Meltzer TR, Smith DJ, Robson MC: Meshed Biobrane

The Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation, Vol. 11, No. 4:347-351, 1990

 

7. The Western Journal of Medicine

Meltzer TR: Basal Cell Carcinoma

Vol. 158, No. 4: 403, April, 1993

 

8.  The Role of Vascular PedicleThrombectomy in Management of

Compromised Free Tissue Transfers

Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR

The Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 36, No. 4:360-4 April, 1996

 

9. The Management of Unsalvageable Free Flaps

Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR

Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 12, No. 4:227-229, May, 1996

 

10. A Safe, Reliable Method for Skin Graft Coverage of the Radial Forearm Donor Site

Swift RW, Wheatly MJ and Meltzer TR

Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 13, No. 3:471-3, October, 1997

 

11. Radial Forearm Free Flap Tracheal Reconstruction after Parastomal Tumor Resection.

Wheatley MJ, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 101. No. 5:1342-4, April, 1998

 

12. Procedures, Postoperative Care, and Potential Complications of
Gender Reassignment for the Primary Care Physician.

Takata, LL and Meltzer, TR

Primary Psychiatry, Vol, 7, No. 6:74- 78, June, 2000

 

13.  Cricothyroid Approximation to Elevate Vocal Pitch in
Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Results of Surgery.

Yang CY, Palmer AD, Murray KD, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, Vol, 111 (6): 477-85, June 2002

 

14. AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine:State of the Art Reviews

Surgical Options in Transgender Youth

Ellie Zara Ley,MD, Toby R Meltzer, MD, Linda L. Takata,BS

Spring 2018 Volume 29 Number 1

 

ABSTRACTS

1. The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on the bursting strength and rate of
vascularization of skin wounds in the rat.

Meltzer TR and Myers MB
Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 1986

2. DRG-driven change in burn management: A success story.
Smith DJ, Smith AA, Meltzer TR, McHugh TP, Robson MC, Heggers JP
American Association of Plastic Surgery, 66th Annual Meeting,
Nashville, Tennessee, Abstract #29, page 71, May, 1987


3.  The effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wounds sepsis.

Robson MC, Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Meltzer TR, Boertman JA, Manavalan K

Societe Internationale de Chirugie,
Sydney, Australia, Abstract #1103, page 151, September, 1987


4. The effect of endogenous skin bacteria on burn wound sepsis.

Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K, Smith DJ

American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Palm Beach, Florida, April, 1988


5. Effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wound sepsis.

Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K
American Society of Microbiologists, Miami

Beach, Florida, Abstract #B83, page 76, May, 1988

6. Infection rates of burn patients treated on an air-fluidized bed

compared with standard bed therapy.

Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Schileru R, Robson MC, Sachs R

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
 Minneapolis, Minnesota, May, 1988


7. A dressing for difficult topography.

Phillips LG, Jarlesburg C, Matheney K, Gracia W, Meltzer TR, Robson MC: Meshed Biobrane

American Burn Association
New Orleans, Louisiana, Abstract #56, 1989

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

1. Poster: Society of Head & Neck Surgeons Annual Meeting
Hawaii 
May 3,1991

 

2. Lecture: Traumatic Hand Injuries, Advanced Hand Therapy Symposium
Taulity Community Hospital, Hillsboro,Oregon
October 16,1992

 

3. Lecture: Breast Cancer Surgery Reconstruction
Good Samaritan Hospital, Corvallis,Oregon

November 13, 1992

 

4. Paper: Reconstruction of Defects of the Head and Neck Region
Using Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer Techniques

Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting Couer d'Alene, Idaho

1993

 

5. Lecture: Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Breast Cancer Symposium
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland,Oregon
April 17, 1993

 

6. Lecture: Reconstructive Surgery following Skull Base Tumor Resection
Oregon Skull Base Conference, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon

May 18, 1994

 

7. Lecture: Cricothyroid Approximation

Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association

September 1997

 

8. Lecture: William Grabb Lecture
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 2000

 

9. Lecture:  Aesthetic Refinements of the Secondary Labiaplasty

Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association

November 2001

 

 

GRANTS

 

Use of Dextran for Prevention of Microvascular Thrombosis

Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, $11,803
3/1/92-2/28/93

 

 

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