Darl Vandevender
  • Associate Professor
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Cancer Reconstruction, Facial Rejuvenation, Mohs Micrographic Surgery Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery, Free Tissue Transfer, Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Facial Rejuvenation, Mandibular Reconstruction, Burn Reconstruction, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Abdominoplasty, Scar Removal
Board Certifications
  • Plastic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery

Can't have one without the other: Component separation plus mesh for repairing difficult incisional herniasO'Halloran,E. B.; Barwegen,C. J.; Dombrowski,J. M.; Vandevender,D. K.; Luchette,F. A.Surgery 2014 ;156(4):894-901

Comparing patient satisfaction in bilateral and unilateral breast reconstructionSinno,S.; Salvino,M. J.; Vandevender,D.Plastic Surgical Nursing : official journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses 2014 ;34(3):141-145

Heads-Up 3D Microscopy: An Ergonomic and Educational Approach to MicrosurgeryMendez,B. M.; Chiodo,M. V.; Dalal,N.; Levine,J.; Bose,L.; Vandevender,D.; Patel,P. A.PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2014 ;134(4 Suppl 1):64-65

Management of thoracic aortic graft infections with the omental flapShah,S.; Sinno,S.; Vandevender,D.; Schwartz,J.ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY 2013 ;70(6):680-683

Assessing the safety and efficacy of combined abdominoplasty and gynecologic surgerySinno,S.; Shah,S.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Angelats,J.; Vandevender,D.; Cimino,V.ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY 2011 ;67(3):272-274

Intermeshing breast reconstruction and postmastectomy radiationSieber,D. A.; Vandevender,D. K.; Albuquerque,K. V.Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy 2010 ;10(8):1273-1283

Use of human acellular dermal matrix for hernia repair: friend or foe?.Candage,R.; Jones,K.; Luchette,F. A.; Sinacore,J. M.; Vandevender,D.; Reed,R. L.,2ndSurgery 2008 ;144(4):703-709

Long-term results of microvascular free-tissue transfer reanimation of the paralyzed face: three cases.Leonetti,J. P.; Zender,C. A.; Vandevender,D.; Marzo,S. J.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2008 ;87(4):226-229

Management of scalp toxic epidermal necrolysis and cranial osteomyelitis with serratus anterior myocutaneous pedicle flap: a case report.Levitt,M. R.; Benedict,W. J.; Barton,K.; Melian,E.; Gamelli,R. L.; Vandevender,D.; Rosseau,G.; Prabhu,V. C.Journal of Burn Care & Research 2007 ;28(3):524-529

Facial paralysis associated with glomus jugulare tumors.Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Marzo,S. J.; Origitano,T. C.; Vandevender,D.; Quinonez,R.Otology & Neurotology 2007 ;28(1):104-106

Impact of mandibular condyle preservation on patterns of failure in head and neck cancerPetruzzelli,G. J.; Cunningham,K.; Vandevender,D.Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2007 ;137(5):717-721

Combined anterior and anterolateral approaches to the cranial base: complication analysis, avoidance, and management.Origitano,T. C.; Petruzzelli,G. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Vandevender,D.Neurosurgery 2006 ;58(4 Suppl 2):ONS-327-36

Prediction of postoperative seroma after latissimus dorsi breast reconstructionRandolph,L. C.; Barone,J.; Angelats,J.; Dado,D. V.; Vandevender,D. K.; Shoup,M.Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2005 ;116(5):1287-1290

Closure of complex lateral skull base defects.Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Petruzzelli,G. J.; Vandevender,D.Otology & Neurotology 2005 ;26(3):522-524

Reconstruction of defects of the cranial baseBull,W. J.; Vandevender,D.; Cimino,V. G.Techniques in Neurosurgery 2003 ;9(2):106-112

The use free tissue transfers in acute thermal and electrical extremity injuriesStefanacci,H. A.; Vandevender,D. K.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Trauma 2003 ;55(4):707-712

Posterior marginal mandibulectomy in the management of cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx.Petruzzelli,G. J.; Knight,F. K.; Vandevender,D.; Clark,J. I.; Emami,B.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2003 ;129(6):713-719

The influence of reconstructive modality on cost of care in head and neck oncologic surgeryPetruzzelli,G. J.; Brockenbrough,J. M.; Vandevender,D.; Creech,S. D.Archives of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery 2002 ;128(12):1377-1380

Incidence of intercostobrachial nerve injury after transaxillary breast augmentationGhaderi,B.; Hoenig,J. M.; Dado,D.; Angelats,J.; Vandevender,D.Aesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery 2002 ;22(1):26-32

Management of malignant tumors of the anterior and anterolateral skull base.Origitano,T. C.; Petruzzelli,G. J.; Vandevender,D.; Emami,B.Neurosurgical Focus 2002 ;12(5):e7

Medical School
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Surgery: General Surgery
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Plastic Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Surgery: Hand Surgery
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