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Robert D. Wallace, MD

Robert D. Wallace, MD

  • Chief, Plastic Surgery Division, Surgery Department
  • University Clinical Health
  • Chief and Program Director, Division of Plastic Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center



BS - Juniata College, Huntington, PA
MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Surgical Internship - Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Residency - Department of Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Residency - Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Residency - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis

Clinical Interests

  • Cranioplasty Outcome Using Porous Polyetheylene-A Clinical Series

Research Interests

  • Structural Integrity of the Porous Polyetheylene Cranioplasty: A Comparison of Cranioplasty Materials Following Impact Testing in the Rabbit Model

Selected Publications

Wallace RD, Davoudi M, Lachica R and Neel M. Lower Extremity Reconstruction in Limb Salvage Oncologic Procedure: A Review of the S. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Special pediatric issue of Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

Video Production: Wallace RD. Custom Cranioplasty using Medpor implants. May, 2000

Wallace RD and Wellisz T. Biocompatible Materials:Porous Polyethylene. Facial Contouring. Edited by E Terino and R Flowers. Mosby, May 2000.

Wallace RD, Cowan GSM, Marx Ann Pompe. Plastic Surgery After Loss of Massive Excess Weight.Update: Surgery for the Morbidly Obese Patient. Edited by M. Deitel. Published by FD Communications, Toronto, Canada. April, 2000. 

Video Production: Wallace RD and Wellisz T. A New Technique for Nasal Dorsal Augmentation with Porous Polyethylene. November, 1996.

Video Production: Wallace RD and Wellisz T. Total Ear Reconstruction Using a Prefabricated Porous Polyethylene Framework. October, 1995.

Wallace RD, Bernstein P. Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 789-793, Nov 1991.

Wallace RD, Arendt DM, Irene RT. Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Nasal Septum. Archives of Otolaryngology 486-488, April 1990.

Last update: October 2003