Dr. Strock's CV

Position

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Private Practice July, 1996 to present

Subspecialty Focus:

  • Breast Enhancement Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
  • Body Contour Surgery
  • Reconstructive Breast Surgery

Licensure & Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate.
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Experience

Private Practice (1996- present)

Clinical Assistant Professor (Volunteer),
Department of Plastic Surgery,
UT Southwestern Medical School (2015 to present)

ASAPS Traveling Professor (2012-2014, 2015-2017)

Previous Position- Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555
(July 1994 to July 1996)

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Blocker-Lewis Plastic Surgery Society
Fort Worth Society of Plastic Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Tarrant County Medical Society

Education

Postgraduate

Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1991-1994

Chief Residency, Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1990-1991

Residency, Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1987-1990

Internship, Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1986-1987

Graduate

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Doctor of Medicine, 1986

Undergraduate

Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), 1981

Presentations & Publications

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation Using Shaped Gel Implants”, and “Augmentation Mastopexy with Shaped Gel Implants, edited video presentations. Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: The Cutting Edge Symposium, ASAPS Sponsored Program, New York, December 2015.

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation: Why I Use an Endoscope,”, “How to Select a Breast Implant”, Brown University ASAPS Traveling Professor, October 2015.

“Control of the Dual Plane and Inframammary Fold in Breast Augmentation” and “Management of the Ptotic Breast”, Maryland Society of Plastic Surgeons (Annapolis), September 2015.

“Technical Nuance in Transaxillary Breast Augmentation with Textured Implants” and Transaxillary Breast Augmentation, Live Surgery. 49th Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium (Miami), February 2015.

“Endoscopic Transaxillary Breast Augmentation with Shaped Implants”, Live Surgery; Capsular Contracture: Current Concepts of Etiology, Management and Prevention”, 31st Annual Atlanta Breast Symposium (Atlanta) Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, January 2015.

“The Spectrum of Incisions in Breast Augmentation” Invited Panel (Moderator), ASAPS Annual Meeting (San Francisco), April 2014.

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation: Processes and Refinements to Improve Patient Outcomes”, Instructional Course ASAPS Annual Meeting 2009 (Las Vegas), 2010 (Washington D.C.), 2011 (Boston), 2012 (Vancouver CA), 2013 (New York), 2014 (San Francisco), 2015 (Montreal CA).

“Capsular Contracture: Current Concepts of Etiology, Prevention and Treatment”, “ADM in Single and Two Stage Implant-based Breast Reconstruction”, Toronto Breast Symposium (Toronto), April 2014.

“Implant Selection: Patient Analysis and Round Implant Selection”, “Tranaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation: More than Smooth Round Saline Implants”, Panel “What Went Wrong and How to Fix It”, Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium UT Southwestern (Dallas), March 2014.

“Endoscopic Transaxillary Breast Augmentation”, “Management of the Implant Capsule in Revisional Breast Augmentation”, Atlanta Breast Symposium (Atlanta) Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, January 2014.

“Shaped Implants in Breast Reconstruction”, invited panel ASPS Annual Meeting (San Diego), October 2013.

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation”, “Revision Breast Augmentation”, Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium UT Southwestern (Dallas), March 2013.

“Breast Reconstruction: An Evolution”, Visiting Professor, Blocker Lewis Plastic Surgery Society, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (Galveston), July 2013.

Live Surgery Demonstration Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation; “Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation”, Revisional Breast Augmentation”, “Implant Selection in Primary and Revisional Breast Augmentation”, “ADM in One and Two Stage Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction”, Traveling Professor Medical College of Wisconsin, Annual Meeting Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons (Milwaukee), March 2013.

ASAPS Traveling Professor 2012-2014

Toronto Breast Symposium (Toronto), April 2014.

Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons (Indianapolis), Spring 2013.

University of California Irvine, Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons (Irvine/Newport Beach), Nov. 2013

“Management of Primary and Secondary Problems of the Inframammary Fold- You Make the Choice” (Audience Participation), Invited Panel, ASAPS Annual Meeting 2012 (Vancouver, CA).

“Surgery Spotlight: Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation”. Presentation for Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN) learning program for CME credit, ASPS sponsored web-based program, January, 2012.

“Revisional Breast Augmentation: Dealing with Capsular Contracture, Fold Asymmetries, and Nipple Malposition”, Invited Panel, ASPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons) Annual Meeting 2011 (Denver).

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation”, “Capsular Contracture: What the Studies Say”, “Tissue Expander with Implant Breast Reconstruction Without ADM” topics presented at 2011 Santa Fe Breast and Body Contouring Symposium (ASAPS and ASPS Sponsored Program), August 2011.

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation”, “Capsular Contracture”, “Tissue Expansion”- topics presented at 2010 Santa Fe Breast and Body Contouring Symposium, August, 2010.

“Augmentation Mastopexy- Management and Prevention of Complications”, Invited Panel, ASPS Annual Meeting 2009 (Seattle).

“Variations in Breast Augmentation: Transaxillary Endoscopic Silicone Gel Breast Augmentation”, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2009.

“Control of Shape in Expander Implant Breast Reconstruction”, Instructional Course, ASPS Annual Meeting 2009 (Seattle, Joseph Disa MD Co-instructor), 2008 (Chicago).

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation” (lecture and featured technique edited video presentation), “Control in Secondary Breast Implant Surgery” Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: The Cutting Edge VII Symposium, ASAPS Sponsored Program, New York, November 2008.

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation”, “Control of Shape Using Low-Height Tissue Expanders”, “Use of the Implant Capsule in Secondary Breast Implant Surgery”, “Capsular Contracture”, Santa Fe Breast and Body Contouring Symposium (ASAPS and ASPS Sponsored Program) August, 2008.

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation: Technical Refinements and Complication Avoidance”, Scientific Paper, ASAPS, April 2008 (San Diego).

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation”, “Tissue Expander- Implant Breast Reconstruction”, and “Control in Secondary Breast Implant Surgery” Santa Fe Breast and Body Contouring Symposium (ASAPS and ASPS Sponsored Program), August, 2007.

“Control of Shape in Breast Reconstruction using Low Height Tissue Expanders,” Scientific Paper, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), October 2006 (San Francisco).

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation,” Instructional Course, ASAPS Annual Meeting 2006 (Orlando), 2007 (New York), 2008 (San Diego).

“Technical Refinements and Complication Avoidance In Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation,” (Scientific Paper) American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, May 2003 (Boston).

“Aesthetic Breast Reconstruction in the Slender Patient,” Instructional Course, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meeting 2000, (Los Angeles), 2001 (Orlando), 2003 (San Diego), 2005 (Chicago)

“Low-Height Tissue Expansion in Breast Reconstruction,” Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2003 (San Antonio).

“Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Venous Stasis Ulcers,” part of Plastic Surgery Postgraduate Course “Current Treatment of Venous Stasis Ulcers,” American College of Surgeons Meeting, October 1995 (New Orleans).

“The Effect of Insulin-like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) on Postburn Hypermetabolism.” Society of University Surgeons, February, 1990 (Los Angeles).

Publications

Commentary “Transaxillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation with Shaped Gel Implants”, Strock LL. Aesth. Surg J. in press, 2015.

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation”, Strock LL. Clinics in Plastic Surgery: Breast Augmentation, B Bengston (ed.), Elsevier, 2015.

“Ptosis in Previously Augmented Breasts”, “Bilateral Explantation with Delayed Implant Reinsertion”, “Explantation, Capsulectomies and Conversion to Subpectoral Pockets”, Strock L.L. Problems in Breast Surgery: A Repair Manual, J Fisher and N Handel (ed.), Quality Medical Publishers, 2014.

“Transaxillary Endoscopic Silicone Gel Breast Augmentation”, Strock L.L. Aesth. Surg J. 30(5)745-55, 2010

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation” Strock L.L., Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Technique, 3rd Edition, S.L. Spear (ed.), Elsevier, 2010.

“Two Stage Tissue Expander with Implant Breast Reconstruction” Strock L.L. Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Technique, 3rd Edition, S.L. Spear (ed.), Elsevier, 2010.

“Transaxillary Breast Augmentation” Strock L.L., Atlas of Breast Augmentation, W.P. Adams, (ed.) McGraw Hill, 2010.

“Postoperative Care Following Breast Augmentation” Strock L.L., Adams, W.P. Atlas of Breast Augmentation WP Adams, (ed.) McGraw Hill, 2010.

“Two Stage Expander Implant Breast Reconstruction: Recent Experience,” Plast. Reconst. Surg. 124(5): 1429-1436, 2009.

“Low Height Tissue Expanders in Breast Reconstruction.” Strock, L.L., Innovations in Plastic Surgery 1(2):71-84, 2005.

“Reconstruction of the Burned Hand.” Strock, L.L., McCauley, R.L., Robson, M.C. Total Burn Care. D.N. Herndon, (ed). W.B. Saunders Co., 1996.

“Analysis of Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase Levels in Human Wound Fluid.” Howard, E.W., Longaker, M.T., Bullen, E.C., Strock, L.L., Robson, M.C., Banda, M.J. Surgical Forum XLIV:684, 1993.

“Bactericidal and Wound Healing Properties of Sodium Hyochlorite Solutions: The 1991 Linberg Award.” Heggers, J.P., Sazy, J.A., Stenberg, B.D., Strock, L.L., McCauley, R.L., Herndon, D.N., Robson, M.C., Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 12(5):420, 1991.

“Topical Bactroban (Mupirocin): Efficacy in Treating Burn Wound Infected with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococci.” Strock, L.L., Lee, M.M., Rutan, R.L., Desai, M.H., Robson, M.C., Herndon, D.N., Heggers, J.P., J. Burn Care and Rehabilitation 11(5):454, 1990.

“Efficacy of Pediatric Blood Culture Sets in the Determination of Burn Bacteremia.” Heggers. J.P., Rutan, R.L., Strock, L.L., Desai, M.H., Robson, M.C., Herndon, D.N., J. Burn Care and Rehabilitation 11(5):419, 1990.

“The Effect of Insulin-like Growth Factor-One (IGF-1) on Postburn Hypermetabolism.” Strock, L.L., Singh, H., Abdullah, A., Miller, J.A., Herndon, D.N., Surgery 108(2):161, 1990.

Abstracts

“Determination of Endogenous Cytokines in Chronic Wounds.” Cooper, D.M., Yu, Z.Y., Ko, F., Strock, L.L., Lyle, W.G., Robson, M.C., Southern Surgical Society, 1993.

Honors, Awards & Positions

Fort Worth

Consultant Mentor Worldwide (Johnson & Johnson)

Traveling Professor (ASAPS- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) 2012-2015.

Medical Executive Committee (MEC), Mentor Worldwide (Johnson & Johnson) 2012-2013.

Cancer Care Services of Tarrant County, Board Member 2005-2013.

Board Member, American Cancer Society (Tarrant County Chapter) 1997-2006.

Lifetime Member, Susan G. Komen Foundation (Tarrant County Affiliate)

UTMB

Member, Institutional Review Board
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1995-1996

Member, Cancer Committee
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1995-1997

Member, Academic Scholar Program
Office of Educational Development
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1995-1996

Postgraduate

Surgical Research Fellow
Shriners Burns Institute
Galveston, Texas
1988-1989

Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1990-1991

Member, Emergency Room Committee
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
1990-1991

Undergraduate

Thayer Prize
Psi Upsilon Fraternity
Amherst College, 1980

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