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Stephan Ariana MD

  • 1966 – NY Medical Collage
  • 1968 – 1970 Active duty US Navy (Vietnam)
  • Internship at UCLA, GS & PLS at Yale
  • Faculty at Yale 1976
    • Specialized in H&N + breast recon
    • Est. Melanoma Center (still the Director)
  • First description of the pectoralis major flap in 1979
  • 1979 – 1991 Yale PLS Chairman
  • 1986 – Founded National Match PLS Residency
  • 1988 – Soviet Union invitation to help Armenia’s earthquake victims
    • Est. Soviet PLS unit + training program
  • 1993 – Yale MBA
  • Published >300 papers, 4 surgical text books
  • Served on many specialty committees/organizations
    • ABPS, AAPS, ACGME