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CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Don Griffin CV

DONALD W. GRIFFIN, M.D., FACS

Nashville Cosmetic Surgery

4322 Harding Pike, Suite 314

Nashville, TN  37205

Office Telephone:    615.321.1003

 

Education

Plastic Surgery Fellow

UAB Affiliated Hospitals
Birmingham, AL
July 1995 – June 1997

General Surgery Residency

Vanderbilt University Affiliated Hospitals
Nashville, TN
July 1988 – June 1991
July 1993 – June 1995

S.R. Light Surgical Research Fellowship
Vanderbilt University
July 1991- June 1993

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Doctor of Medicine, 1988

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1984

 

Board Certification & Medical Licensure

  • 1999 - American Board of Plastic Surgery – Recertified December 1, 2009 through December 31, 2019
  • 1997 - American Board of Surgery -  (voluntarily not renewed)
  • 1991 – State of Tennessee Physician License - Active
  • 1991 – Controlled Substance Registration Certificate, DEA - ActiveACLS/BLS certification – renewed every two years - Active

 

Hospital Appointments

  • Centennial Medical Center - Nashville, TN
  • Baptist Hospital - Nashville, TN
  • St. Thomas Surgicare - Nashville, TN
  • Centennial Surgery Center - Nashville, TN

 

Staff Appointments

  • Chief Division of Plastic Surgery, Centennial Medical Center, December 2012 to present
  • Chairman Department of Surgery, Centennial Medical Center, January 2012 to present
  • Team Plastic Surgeon, Nashville Predators 1998 to 2008
  • Plastic Surgeon, Baptist Wound Care Center 1999-2003
  • Chairman Centennial Medical Center Quality Council – 2004-2012
  • Co-chair Centennial Medical Center Quality Council – 2003 to 2004

 

Memberships

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • J. B. Lynch Surgical SocietyH.
  • William Scott, Jr. Surgical Society
  • Tennessee Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons  
  • Participant American Board of Plastic Surgery Maintenance of Certification

 

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s List, LSU 1980-1984
  • LSU Freshman Honor Award
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
  • Louis and Lena Peranio Award, 1982
  • President Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, 1982-83, 1983-84
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Junior Inductee, 1983
  • LSU Foundation Award of Excellence, 1983
  • Dean’s Medal of Honor for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement, 1984
  • Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Senior Award, 1984
  • Eta Sigma Phi Latin Honor Society
  • President Phi Chi Medical Fraternity, 1987-1988

 

Publications

Articles:

Griffin DW and Said HM.  The enterohepatic circulation of methotrexate in vivo; inhibition by bile salt.  Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology 19:40-41,1987

Holzman MD, Rozga J, Neuzil DF, Griffin DW, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Selective intraportal hepatocyte transplantation in analbuminemic and Gunn rats.  Transplantation 55(6): 1213-9, June 1993

Rozga J, Holzman MD,  Ro MS, Griffin DW, Neuzil D, Giorgio T, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Development of a hybrid bioartificial liver.  Annals of Surgery.  217 (5):502-9, discussion 509-511, May 1993.

Neuzil D, Holzman M, Moscioni AD, Rozga J, Griffin D, Demetriou AA.  Intraperitoneal transplantation and function of transduced fibroblasts in rats.  Journal of Surgical Research 54(6) 631-7, June 1993

Armstrong G, Burke R, Griffin D, Howard P.  A Modification of the Primary Nasal Correction in the Rotation-Advancement Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 38(3) 236-245, March 1997

De la Torre J, Griffin D, Vasconez L.  Harvesting the Latissimus Dorsi Muscle for Cardiomyoplasty.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 105(1) 83-88, January 2000

Abstracts:

Holzman MD, Rozga J, Neuzil DF, Griffin DW, Ro MS, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Intraportal hepatocyte transplantation in analbuminemic rats.  Surgical Forum 43:423-26, 1992

Rozga J, Neuzil DF, Ro MS, Moscioni AD, Holzman MD, Griffin DW Demetriou AA.  Development of a hybrid xenogeneic bioartificial liver.  Surgical Forum 43:174-76, 1992

Griffin D, Russell W, Rozga J, Sitaric S, Holzman M, Neuzil D, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  A comparison of various trophic factors on liver DNA synthesis.  Hepatology 16(4), 135A, Oct 1992

Holzman MD, Rozga J, Neuzil DF, Griffin DW, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Intraportal Hepatocyte Transplantation.  Hepatology 16(4), 51A, Oct 1992

Rozga J, Holzman MD, Griffin D, Ro MS, Neuzil D, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Xenogeneic Hybrid Bioartificial Liver.  Hepatology 16(4), 46A, Oct 1992

Chapters:

Griffin D.  Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty.  Encyclopedia of Flaps, Vasconez, Luis et al, ed.

Demetriou AA, Rozga J, Neuzil DF, Holzman MD, Griffin D, Moscioni AD.  Experimental Cell Transplantation and Gene Therapy Techniques in the Treatment of Liver Disease.  Vascular Endothelium ED.  Catravas et al.  Plenum Press, New York, 1993.

Presentations:

First International Congress of the Cell Transplant Society.  (Pittsburgh, PA, June 3, 1992)  Intraportal Hepatocyte Transplantation in Analbuminemic Rats.  Holzman M, Rozga J, Griffin D, Neuzil D, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.


European Association for the Study of Liver, (Vienna, Austria, August 29, 1992) Intraportal Hepatocyte Transplantation.  Rozga J, Holzman M, Griffin D, Neuzil D, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.

American College of Surgeon’s Forum (New Orleans, LA, October 14, 1992) Intraportal Hepatocyte Transplantation in Analbuminemic Rats.  Holzman MD, Rozga J, Moscioni AD, Neuzil DF, Griffin D, Demetriou AA.

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (Chicago IL, October 31, 1992) Intraportal Hepatocyte Transplantation in Analbuminemic and Gunn Rats.  Holzman MD, Rozga J, Moscioni AD, Neuzil D, Griffin D, Demetriou AA.

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (Chicago IL, October 31, 1992) A comparison of various trophic factors on rat liver DNA synthesis.  Griffin D, Russell W. Rozga J, Sitaric S, Holzman M, Neuzil D, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.

Southern Surgical Association (Miami, FL, December 1992) The Development of a Hybrid Bioartificial Liver.  Demetriou AA, Holzman M, Moscioni AD, Neuzil J, Griffin D, Rozga J.

 

Employment

  • Owner/founder of  Nashville Cosmetic Surgery Center 1999 to present
  • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons, P.C.  1997-99