Dr. Christopher Low

    Christopher Low MD is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. As co-founder of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Specialist of Florida, he has become one of the leading experts in cosmetic and breast reconstructive surgery. He was born and raised in New Jersey and attended New Jersey Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry. He excelled throughout medical school, having graduated in the top 5% of his class and was elected to the prominent AOA honor society.
    Dr. Low’s dedication to his profession is reflected in his outstanding care for his patients. Dr. Low genuinely cares for his patients from beginning to end and well into the recovery process to ensure all is well. Dr. Lows’ compassionate and transparent demeanor instills trust between him and his patients. His top priority is to establish an open communication between him and his patients is to ensure they understand the procedures and feel comfortable discussing any questions or concerns with him.
    EXPERIENCE
    After medical school, he went on to complete five years of general surgery training at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital where he as elected as Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Low has a special interest in breast cancer reconstruction and after plastic surgery residency he elected to spend a year on staff at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) under the direction of internationally renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Luis O. Vasconez and microsurgical expert Dr. Jobe Fix. Dr. Low provides a broad range of breast cancer reconstruction including implant-based reconstruction as well highly specialized microvascular techniques such as DIEP, TRAM, SIEA, and TUG flaps

    He is also actively involved in medical volunteerism and has continued to make numerous surgical trips to Haiti with the non-for-profit organization Project Medishare. Recently, he traveled to Haiti where he performed the first documented breast reconstruction. Dr. Low is also has a special interest in treating breast cancer patients suffering from lymphedema. He has spent time in Paris working under the direction of Dr. Corinne Becker, the pioneer in vascularized lymph node transplants.

    Dr. Low and his team are devoted to reaching the highest standards of patient care and surgical expertise and look forward to meeting your medical and aesthetic needs!


    Christopher J. Low, M.D. – Curriculum Vitae

    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery

    Hospital Affiliations:

    Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
    Broward General Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Westside Regional Hospital, Plantation, FL
    Plantation General Hospital, Plantation, FL
    Imperial Point Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fl
    Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Fl
    North Broward Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

    Previous Hospital Affiliations:

    University of Alabama – Birmingham, AL Medical Staff Member 2011 - 2012
    Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL Medical Staff Member 2011 - 2012
    VA Medical Center of Birmingham, AL Medical Staff Member 2011 - 2012

    Fellowship:
    Clinical Instructor 2011 – 2012
    Microsurgery of Breast, Extremity Trauma, and Head & Neck
    University of Alabama – Birmingham, Alabama


    Post Doctorate Training:
    Chief Resident, 2010 - 2011 Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Long Island Plastic Surgical Group – Nassau University Medical Center - North Shore University/LIJ

    Resident, 2009 - 2010 Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Long Island Plastic Surgical Group – Nassau University Medical Center - North Shore University/LIJ

    Chief Resident 2008 - 2009, General Surgery, University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital / Ryder Trauma Center Miami, Florida

    Internship and Residency 2004 - 2008, General Surgery, University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital / Ryder Trauma Center Miami, Florida


    Education:
    University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
    2000 - 2004 Doctor of Medicine
    Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

    Fairfield University, 1995 - 1999, Fairfield, CT Bachelor of Science in Biology
    Deans List – 1997, 1998, 1999


    Professional Affiliations:
    Nassau Surgical Society
    Northeast Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
    New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
    American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons


    Medical Volunteer Experience
    April 2006 Cange, Haiti Project Medishare - General Surgery, Burn, Trauma
    June 2006 Cange, Haiti Project Medishare - Cleft Lip and Palate, Burn, Trauma
    December 2008 Port –au-Prince, Haiti Project Medishare - Cleft Lip and Palate, Burn

    Honors and Awards

    2004 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society – New Jersey Medical School

    2011 ASPS Senior Residents Conference – 1st Place Prize – Microsurgical Section Spinal Reconstruction with Free Vascularized Fibular Grafts, a Modification in Technique

    Certification and Licensure
    Board Eligibility in General Surgery 2009
    Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2012


    Research:

    Presentations

    The Nassau Surgical Society and Long Island Chapter of American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting Uniondale, NY 2009 The Correlation Between Ultrasound Findings and Clinical Assessment of Pressure Related Ulcers: Is the Extent of Injury Greater Than What is Predicted? Low C, Davenport T, Luchs, J

    The Nassau Surgical Society and Long Island Chapter of American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting Uniondale, NY 2009 Modified Spinal Cage in Spinal Reconstruction Using Vascularized Free Fibula. Poster Presentation Agulnick M, Cohen B, Gulati S, Low C, Shin D, Kilgo M, Adonna T, Davenport T

    Plastic Surgery Research Council 55th Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA 2010. The Correlation Between Ultrasound Findings and Clinical Assessment of Pressure Related Ulcers: Is the Extent of Injury Greater Than What is Predicted? Low C, Davenport T, Luchs, J

    ASPS Senior Residents Conference 2011 Nashville, TN. Spinal Reconstruction with Free Vascularized Fibular Grafts, a Modification in Technique
Low C, Aliano K, Agulnick, M, Cohen B, Kilgo M, Adonna T, Davenport T


    National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Meeting – Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV 2011. The Correlation Between Ultrasound Findings and Clinical Assessment of Pressure Related Ulcers: Is the Extent of Injury Greater Than What is Predicted? Low C, Davenport T, Luchs, J

    Nasal Reconstruction – University of Alabama – Birmingham, Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds 10/11

    Complex Ear Reconstruction – University of Alabama – Birmingham, Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds 4/12


    Publications:

    Book Chapters:

    Hammoudeh J, Low C , Bauman A. Genioplasty. In Kryger Z, Sisco M (eds): Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2006.



    Peer Reviewed Articles:

    Low C, Garri J. Sequencing Panfacial Fractures. Plastic Surgery Hyperguide. Thaller S (ed) ASMS sponsored web based education program 2008


    Simon S, Hammoudeh J, Low C, Nathan N, Armstrong BA, Thaller SR. Complex wound management with artificial dermal regeneration template. Wounds 2008.


    DeGennaro V, Kochar A, Nathan N, Low C. Integrating surgery and surgical training with global health initiatives:An opportunity for advancement. Submitted for publication

    Hogan AR, Low C, Ciancio G, Burke GW, Davis JA, Sola JE. Cold infusion for salvage partial hilar nephrectomy in patient with bilateral wilms tumor. Urology 2009 May 73 1021-3

    Low C, Davenport T, Luchs J The Correlation Between Ultrasound Findings and Clinical Assessment of Pressure Related Ulcers: Is the Extent of Injury Greater Than What is Predicted? Submitted for publication

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