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Dr. Dennis Hammond is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Grand Rapids, MI and a respected authority on plastic and reconstructive breast surgery. He has contributed to a number of scientific papers covering a variety of topics including breast augmentation, breast reduction, and breast reconstruction. Learn more about his impressive work by visiting the sources listed below.

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  • Hammond DC, Khuthaila DK, Kim J. The Interlocking Gore-Tex Suture for Control of Areolar Diameter and Shape. Plast Reconstr Surg 119 (3): pp 804-809, 2007
  • Hammond DC. Present Technology and Future Directions. Innovations in Plastic Surgery Volume 1, Number 3: 121-131, 2007
  • Hammond DC, Simon AM, Khuthaila D, Andres A. Pyoderma Gangrenosum Following Reduction Mammaplasty. Can J Plast Surg 14(1): 37-40, 2006
  • Hammond DC. Discussion: Does Reduction Mammaplasty Improve Lung Function Test in Women with Macromastia? Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Plast Reconstr Surg 118(1): 7, 2006
  • Neal Handel, MD. Discussion: Secondary Mastopexy in the Augmented Patient: A Recipe for Disaster. Plast Reconstr Surg December Supplement 118:75, 2006
  • Scott Spear, MD; James Boehmler, IV, MD; Mark Clemens, MD. Discussion: Augmentation/Mastopexy: A 3-Year Review of a Single Surgeon's Practice. Plast Reconstr Surg December Supplement 118:75, 2006
  • Rod Rohrich, MD; Winfield Hartley, MD; Spencer Brown PhD. Discussion: Incidence of Breast and Chest Wall Asymmetry in Breast Augmentation: A Retrospective Analysis of 100 Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg December Supplement 118:75, 2006
  • Hammond DC, Urbaniak RM, Khuthaila DK, Khalil AJ. Closure of Massive Abdominal Wall Defects: A Case Report Using the Abdominal Reapproximation Anchor (ABRA) System. Annals of Plastic Surgery Volume 57, Number 5: 573-575, 2006
  • Hammond DC, Hidalgo DA. Discussion: Vertical Mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 115 (4): 1198, 2005
  • Hammond DC, Khuthaila D. Back to the Latissimus Dorsi. Plastic Surgery Products (August) 38-42, 2005
  • Hammond DC, Simon AM, Bouwense CL, McMillan S, Lamb S. Comparison of Unipedicled and Bipedicled Tram Flap Breast Reconstructions: Assessment of Physical Function and Patient Satisfaction. Plast Reconstr Surg 113 (1): 136-140, 2004
  • Hammond DC. Panel Discussion: Treatment of Breast Ptosis. Aesthetic Surgery Journal (July/August) 279-285, 2003
  • Hammond DC, Arnold JF, Simon AM, Capraro PA. Combined Use of Ultrasonic Liposuction with the Pull-Through Technique for the Treatment of Gynecomastia. Plast Reconstr Surg 112(3): 891-897, 2003
  • Hammond DC, Rohrich R. Discussion: Incidence of Breast and Chest Wall Asymmetry in Breast Augmentation: A Retrospective Analysis of 100 Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg 111 (4): 1513, 2003
  • Hammond DC, Tebbetts JB. Discussion: A System for Breast Implant Selection Based on Patient Tissue Characteristics and Implant Soft Tissue Dynamics. Plast Reconstr Surg 109: 1396, 2002
  • Hammond DC, Exner K, Scheufler O. Discussion: Dermal Suspension Flap in Vertical-Scar Reduction Mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 109 (7): 2299, 2002
  • Hammond DC, Capraro PA, Ozolins EB, Arnold JF. Use of a Skin-Sparing Reduction Pattern to Create a Combination Skin-Muscle Flap Pocket in Immediate Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg 110 (1): 206-211, 2002
  • Hammond DC, Capraro PA, Fisher J, Grossman JA. Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg 109 (6): 2052-2062, 2002
  • Hammond DC, Aitken ME. Double-Muscle Flap Repair of the Tethered Tracheostomy Scar. Annals of Plastic Surgery Volume 49, Number 3: 328-331, 2002
  • Hammond DC, Hollender HA, Bouwense CL. The Sit-Up Position in Breast Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg 107:572, 2001
  • Hammond DC. Short Scar Periareolar Inferior Pedicle Reduction (SPAIR) Mammaplasty/Mastopexy: How I Do It Step by Step. Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Volume 15, Number 1, 61-70, 2001

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  • Hammond DC. Breast Augmentation Using Anatomic Implants. Operative Techniques Plast Reconstr Surg 7(3): 125-130, 2000
  • Hammond DC, Bouwense CL, Hankins WT, Maxwell-Davis GS, Furdyna J, Capraro PA. Microsurgical Replantation of the Nose. Plast Reconstr Surg 105:2133, 2000
  • Hammond DC. Discussion: Reduction Mammaplasty with a Circular Folded Pedicle Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1914, 1999
  • Hidalgo DA, Elliot F, Palumbo S, Casas L, Hammond DC. Current Trends in Breast Reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg 104:806, 1999
  • Hammond DC. Discussion: A Simplified Vertical Reduction Mammaplasty: Shortening the Learning Curve. Plast Reconstr Surg 104:760, 1999
  • Hammond DC, Hidalgo D, Slavin S, Spear S, Tebbetts J. Revising the Unsatisfactory breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg 104:277-283, 1999
  • Hammond DC. Tissue Expander/Implant Breast Reconstruction. Operative Techniques Plast Reconstr Surg 6:7, 1999
  • Hammond DC. Short Scar Periareolar Inferior Pedicle Reduction (SPAIR) Mammaplasty. Operative Techniques Plast Reconstr Surg 6(2): 106-118, 1999
  • Hammond DC. Short Scar Periareolar Inferior Pedicle Reduction (SPAIR) Mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 103:890, 1999
  • Hammond DC. Panel Discussion: Minimal Incision Breast Surgery. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 18:361-369, 1998
  • Hammond DC, Larson DL, Severinac RN, Marcias M. Rectus Abdominis Muscle Innervation: Implications for TRAM Flap Elevation. Plast Reconstr Surg 96:105, 1995
  • Fisher J, Hammond DC. The Combination of Expanders with Autogenous Tissue in Breast Reconstruction. Clinics Plast Surg 21:309, 1994
  • Clugston PA, Perry LC, Hammond DC, Maxwell GP. A Rat Model for Capsular Contracture: The Effects of Surface Texturing. Ann Plast Surg 33:595, 1994
  • Hammond DC, Matloub HS, Katz BB, Yousif NJ, Sanger JR, Larson DL. The Free-Fillet Flap for Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity. Plast Reconstr Surg 94:507, 1994
  • Hammond DC, Lane FR, MacKeigan JM, Passinault WJ. Endoscopic tattooing of the colon: Clinical experience. American Surgeon 59:205, 1993
  • Hammond DC, Fisher J, Meland NB. Intrathoracic Free Flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg 91:1259, 1993
  • Hammond DC, Perry LC, Maxwell GP, Fisher J. Morphologic Analysis of Tissue-Expander Shape Using a Biomechanical Model. Plast Reconstr Surg 92:255, 1993
  • Hammond DC, Matloub HS, Yousif NJ, Sanger JR. The Corkscrew Sign in Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome. J Hand Surg (Br) 18B:767, 1993
  • Tholen RH, Hammond DC, Cooney WP, Fisher J. Free Flap Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity in the Elderly. Eur J Plast Surg 15:58, 1992
  • Hammond DC, Brooksher RD. The Effect of Occlusion on the Survival of an Isolated Dorsal Skin Flap in the Rat. Ann Plast Surg 29:202, 1992
  • Smith RJ, Birndorf M, Gluck G, Hammond DC, Moore WD. The Effect of Low-Energy Laser on Skin-Flap Survival in the Rat and Porcine Animal Models. Plast Reconstr Surg 89:306, 1992
  • Hammond DC, Brooksher RD, Mann RJ, Beernink JH. The Dorsal Skin-Flap Model in the Rat: Factors Influencing Survival. Plast Reconstr Surg 91:316, 1992
  • Hammond DC, Gould JS, Hanel DP. Management of Acute and Chronic Vascular Injuries to the Arm and Forearm – Indications and Technique. Hand Clinics 8:453, 1992
  • Fisher J, Hammond DC, Clay RP. Use of the Pectoralis Minor in the Creation of a Submuscular Pocket in Breast Reconstruction. Eur J Plast Surg 15:264, 1992
  • Fisher J, Hammond DC, Barone FE, Maxwell GP. 170 Notarized Consecutive Breast Reconstructions with Textured Tissue Expanders in 130 Patients. Plast Surg Forum 14:15, 1991
  • Hammond DC, Grant KF, Simpson WD. Malignant Degeneration of Dermal Cylindroma. Ann Plast Surg 24:176, 1990
  • DeHaan MD, Hammond DC, Mann RJ. Controlled Tissue Expansion of a Groin Flap for Upper Extremity Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg 86:979, 1990
  • Hammond DC, Lane FR, Welk RA, Madura MJ, Borreson DK, Passinault WJ. Endoscopic Tattooing of the Colon: An Experimental Study. American Surgeon 55:457, 1989
  • Larson JM, Pierce JC, Ellinger DM, Parish GH, Hammond DC, Ferguson CF. The Validity and Utility of Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in the Community Setting. Am J Rad 153:687, 1989
  • Stevenson RT, Hammond DC, Keip D, Argenta LC. Heating Pad Burns in Anesthetic Flaps. Ann Plast Surg 15:73, 1985

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